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5 bedroom detached house for sale

78 Reading Road, Blackwater, GU17

Sold STC £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1920S Detached House
  • Large Reception Hall
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • En-Suite And Family Bathrooms And Shower Room
  • 18' Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Grounds Over 1/4 Acre
  • Utility Room And Conservatory
  • Non Estate Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
An extremely well equipped 1920s detached house with much character and many features in grounds of over 1/4 acre adjoining playing fields on three sides. Considerably modernised, improved and extended in recent years. Exceptionally spacious accommodation on three floors: reception hall, drawing room, conservatory, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen / breakfast room, utility, cloakroom, five double bedrooms, en-suite bath / shower room, family bathroom, shower room. Extensive storage. Double garage. Large shed. Landscaped secluded gardens.

This large, safe, secure, comfortable detached house is in excellent decorative and structural condition.

Gas central heating, water softener, solar water heating, cavity wall insulation, security alarm, automatic entrance gates. All main services connected.

The property is located close to local primary and secondary schools and has good access to both M3 and M4 motorways. Independent schools such as Yateley Manor, Hawley Place, Eagle House and Wellington College are all located within 3.5 miles.

Blackwater train station is located less than 1 mile with its regular direct national rail services to Wokingham, Reading, Guildford & Gatwick Airport. London Waterloo is just 34 minutes from Farnborough main train station which is less than 4 miles from the property.

The property has stunning views over Yateley Common with its heathlands, woodlands and ponds. Yateley Common offers a variety of experiences to visitors including walking, cycling and horse riding through 193 hectares of varied and wildlife rich surroundings.

Covered Porch
Solid oak front door to:

Reception Hall
Staircase to galleried landing on first floor. Part pine panelled. Original solid American oak flooring. Large walk-in and small under-stairs cupboards. Corniced ceiling. Telephone point

Drawing Room
Triple aspect, 20' x 17'8" into bay window.

Oak panelled bench seating. Original solid American oak flooring. Exposed brick fireplace with oak surround and mantle, raised hearth and log or coal burning stove. Corniced ceiling. Matching centre and four wall lights. Picture rail. 2 TV / radio points. Telephone point.

Dining Room
14' x 12'

Adam style fireplace (presently closed off) with quarry tiling. Original American solid oak flooring. Glass shelved alcove. Corniced ceiling. Picture rail.

Sitting Room
14'6 x 13'10"

Currently utilised as a day room, this can also be used as extension to the current kitchen/breakfast room. Exposed brick fireplace with raised hearth and open grate. Solid oak flooring. Display alcove with fitted cupboards. 2 TV / radio points. Satellite cable termination. Wall lights. Coved ceiling. Dado rail. Doors to kitchen/breakfast room, study and conservatory.

12'4" x 7'10"

Iroko hardwood frames and sill above cavity brickwork. Twin doors with safety glass to patio. Notice board. Twin doors to drawing room; door to sitting room.

9'6" x 7'4"

Extensive work surfaces and shelving. Solid oak flooring. Telephone point. Virgin internet modem.

Kitchen / Breakfast
18' x 7'6"max
Newly refurbished (October 2016)
Belfast sink with mixer tap. Granite worktops and shelving. Comprehensive range of Brookfield Textured Ivory Style Shaker tall units including floor, drawer and wall mounted units with pelmets and concealed under cupboards lighting. Zanussi built-in electric double fan oven. Neff four ring gas hob. Externally vented extractor hood. Recessed ceiling spot lighting. Plumbing for dishwasher. Myson floor kick space fan convector, Recess storage behind louvre doors. Fold down table. Ceramic tiled floor. Door to utility room.

Utility Room
9'10" x 8'6"

Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and shelves over and to the side. Additional built-in floor to ceiling cupboards. Plumbing for washing machine. Ducting for tumble drier. Water softener. Ceramic tiled floor. Door to garden. Door to cloakroom.

Cloak Room
Low level WC. Wall mounted hand basin. Vanity lighting. Floor to ceiling cupboard housing meters. Shelf. Ceramic tiled floor.

Galleried Landing
Two full height storage cupboards. Corniced ceiling.

Master Bedroom
14' x 13'

Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards in pine with dressing unit between. Full height storage cupboard. TV / radio point. Telephone point. Coved ceiling. Display alcove with glass shelves and light.

Master En-suite
White suite with gold taps comprising: enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, low level WC, bidet with mixer tap, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap, shower cubicle with screen and Mira thermostatically controlled mixer unit. Original stripped pine flooring. Coved ceiling. Shelving. Three fully tiled walls. Wall mirror and make up / shaving mirror.

Bedroom Three
14' x 9'6"

Original stripped pine flooring. Coved ceiling. Shelving. TV / radio point. Network socket.

Inner Hall
Built-in cupboard with light. Airing cupboard with light, solar panel controller, hot water tanks and extensive shelving, stairs to second floor.

Bedroom Two
17' x 10'

Coved ceiling. Large walk-in wardrobe with light. Shelving. TV / radio point. Network socket.

Family Bathroom
White suite comprising: panel enclosed bath with oak surround, mixer tap and hand shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC. Two limestone tiled walls.
Original stripped pine flooring. Coved ceiling. Oak and pine shelving.

Second Floor
This floor could be converted to a granny annexe as facilities are available to convert walk-in cupboard into a kitchen.

Second Floor Landing
Access to roof space via walk-in cupboard. Eaves storage cupboard with sliding doors. Skylight window.

Bedroom Four
14' x 12'

Eaves storage cupboard with sliding doors. TV / radio point.

Bedroom Five
13'10" x 12"

Eaves storage cupboard with sliding doors. TV / radio point.

Shower Room
Fully tiled shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit and fitted screen. Hand wash basin with laminated surround and vanity lighting. Low level WC. Extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor.

Front Garden
Outer tarmac drive leads to large electrically powered estate gates in substantial brick piers with lockable letter box, intercom and automatic lighting. Movement controlled floodlight. Large shingle parking / turning area. Hard standing area suitable for boat or caravan. Detached double garage with twin up and over doors with power, lighting and automatic outside light. Outside tap. Mature hedges and trees provide screening. Flower and shrub borders (some raised). Lawn area with central lower bedding. Brick wall with gate to rear garden

Rear Garden
Attractively landscaped with views over playing fields. Large paved area on three sides of house with steps down to lawn, path to shed. Shrub borders around lawn areas. Outside tap. Floodlight. Trees and hedges provide seclusion. 10' x 24' timber shed / workshop, adjacent paving and paved storage area.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 August 2017


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