5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Davis Street, Hurst, Berkshire, RG10

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed former hunting lodge
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Excellently presented throughout with original features
  • Beautiful garden circa 1 acre
  • Triple garage with games room above
  • Set down a private drive with parking for several cars

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Renovated wing of historic Grade II listed hunting lodge

Location

High Chimneys (North Wing) is situated down a shared private driveway with mature tree cover and lovely gardens providing privacy. It adjoins Dinton Pastures Country Park, providing over 300 acres of woodland walks with lakes and a diverse range of children's activity's. High Chimneys is very well situated for access to main line train services to London Paddington, Waterloo and Crossrail (due 2019). The nearby M4 (junction 10) gives access to London and the Home Counties. The nearby villages of Hurst and Twyford have excellent day to day facilities including schools, supermarkets and a wide range of shops. Major regional centres, Reading, Maidenhead and the riverside town of Henley-on-Thames less than 10 miles away.

Description

High Chimneys is an impressive historic Grade II Listed country house. North Wing originates from the Jacobean / Elizabethan era with later Victorian additions. The property has been recently renovated to a high standard to provide a clean modern finish whilst retaining all its historic character including high ceilings, exposed timbers, leaded light windows with wooden window shutters, impressive fireplaces and solid oak floors. There is a magnificent original staircase through the centre of the house to all floors. The spacious drawing room is lit with tall windows and warmed by a large open fireplace with wood burning stove. The dining room (a former coach house) has a double aspect with a full height window to the front and opens on to the conservatory and garden to the rear. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units with solid wood work tops, an AGA, and separate utility room. There are two double bedrooms on the ground floor over looking the garden and a bathroom. On the first floor there is a bedroom with fitted wardrobes, as well as a bathroom and separate W.C. The second floor features a wonderful bedroom with extraordinary high ceilings, large windows and fitted wardrobes. There is a further double bedroom on the third floor. There is a cloakroom and large cellar conveniently located at the base of the stairs.

Outside
The property is approached via a gravel driveway providing ample parking and leads to a detached triple garage with games room above, suitable for conversion to an office/annexe (subject to planning). In front of the house is a magnificent flagstone terrace. There is an established woodland garden to the front with a variety of trees and natural pond. The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped to ensure easy maintenance with a pleasant mixture of herbaceous borders and mature trees and a walled kitchen garden. There is also a large pond offering an abundance of wildlife.


History
Built in 1661, the year of King Charles II's accession to the throne, High Chimneys was originally a large hunting lodge. Originally owned by the Barker family, it was sold to the Haines Hill Estate and then to the Godsal family in 1919. It was converted into 2 properties in the 1960's.


Acreage: 1 Acres

Directions

From the centre of Twyford proceed towards the station and turn right onto the A321. Follow the road out of the village and then fork right on the B3030 signposted Winnersh and Arborfield (Lodge Road). Continue past the Elephant & Castle public house. Follow the road into Davis Street, passing The Jolly Farmer, and turn right signposted Dinton Pastures Country Park and Hurst Golf Course. Turn immediately left down a drive with black and white posts, round a right-hand bend with iron railings, and proceed into the gravelled shared driveway for High Chimneys (South Wing).


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Added on Rightmove:
20 May 2018

Nearest stations

  • Winnersh (0.9 mi)
  • Winnersh Triangle (1.1 mi)
  • Earley (2.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Winnersh (0.9 mi)
  • Winnersh Triangle (1.1 mi)
  • Earley (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Henley-On-Thames

58-60 Bell Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2BN

01491 901013 Local call rate

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