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2 bedroom cottage for sale

4 Compton Manor, Compton

Sold by Us £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Cottage
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


Oxford 16 miles Reading 12 miles Newbury 10 miles
Abingdon 10 miles Didcot 9 miles Goring-on-Thames 6
miles A34 at East Ilsley 2½ miles  M4 at J13 6 miles, at J12
10 miles (Distances and times approximate)

In scenic Downland countryside between Newbury and Oxford easily accessible for A34, M4 and trains to London and attractive period property in a converted Grade II listed former Manor House situated within walled gardens in the heart of this popular village.

✦ Wide Period Veranda Porch Entrance approached off
Private Courtyard
✦ Reception Hall with Cloakroom
✦ Spacious Sitting/Living Room with impressive Inglenook
✦ Beautifully presented new fully fitted Kitchen
✦ Part Galleried Landing
✦ 2 Double Bedrooms one with walk-in Wardrobe and one with
Study/Dressing Area
✦ Bathroom with Shower
✦ Communal walled Gardens enjoying private southerly aspect
✦ Single Garage in modern traditional built garaging block in
private rear area
✦ Ample resident only parking

Compton is a quiet rural village set in a gentle fold of inspirational rolling Berkshire Downland countryside designated an AONB, and is
conveniently located between Newbury and Oxford enjoying excellent road and rail communications via the A34, M4 and with mainline Stations
nearby at Didcot and Goring-on-Thames providing fast commuter services up to London (Paddington) in well under the hour.
The village is historically linked to agriculture and farming and this association with the rural way of life continues today. Also Compton has a
long history of breeding and training thoroughbred racehorses with Racing stables still existing in the village.
Nowadays Compton boasts a Village Store open 7 days, a Post Office, the Compton Swan Bar, Hotel & Restaurant, a Doctor’s Surgery, a Sports Centre, and a Barber’s shop.
Importantly there is a wide range of excellent private and state schools in the local area including the much acclaimed Downs secondary school
with 6th Form in Compton itself.

Compton Manor is an impressive period property centrally located
in the village set within walled gardens and grounds.
Dating from the 16th Century and listed Grade II as being of significant
historical interest, this imposing building amply reflects our rich
architectural heritage with its multi gabled roof and tall chimneys
together with an atmospheric beamed interior.
In the late 1980’s Compton Manor was converted into 6 eclectic
apartments each of differing size, proportions and arrangement.
4 Compton Manor has a traditional ‘Cottage’ appearance with a
period entrance Porch approached off a private inner Courtyard.
A spacious hall leads to attractive beamed accommodation full of
character arranged over the ground and first floors.
Period features include a fabulous Inglenook fireplace in the Sitting
Room with French door opening into the south facing walled garden,
beamed ceiling throughout and leaded pane windows.  These are complemented by a beautifully presented new fully fitted kitchen.
On the first floor are two double bedrooms one with a walk-in
wardrobe and one having a separate Study/Dressing Area.
Additionally Compton Manor has excellent garaging and parking.


Compton Manor stands in attractive private gardens with a long high
brick walled frontage to the High Street. A wide arched decorative
wrought iron pedestrian gate provides
direct access into the High Street itself.
The communal Gardens at the front are prettily laid out with planted
beds around a main lawn all enjoying a sheltered
southerly aspect.
Further along the High Street by the Doctors Surgery is a
drive leading to the parking and garaging for Compton Manor which
it adjoins at the rear.
The garaging comprises a block of 7 traditionally brick built garages under a
pitched clay roof with central front gable as feature. The garage to
No 4 is the first on the right hand side. There are additional parking
bays adjacent to the garages for residents/guests only.
At the rear is a private, walled Courtyard area giving access to Nos
4, 5 & 6 Compton Manor only.

The Apartment benefits from a Long Leasehold, the original 99 year Lease having been extended by 999 years in 2015.
In addition all 6 Apartments have the benefit of a 1/6th share ownership of the
Freehold of the whole of Compton Manor via a shareholding in the Management Company which owns the Freehold and is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the
building and grounds.
Currently each Leaseholder pays a management fee of £150 per month which includes Building Insurance (not Contents), exterior upkeep of the building except the windows,
plus ‘sinking funds’ for periodic external redecoration and major maintenance works.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to
the property. Heating is provided by electric night storage heaters on an
off-peak Economy 7 tariff, with domestic hot water provided by a newly installed unvented (mains pressure) immersion heater on the same tariff.

Council Tax: C
Postcode: RG20 6NJ
Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council
Telephone: 01635 42400

Strictly by appointment through Warmingham

From our offices in the centre of Goring bear left and proceed down
the High Street crossing over the River bridge and up to the top of
Streatley High Street. At the traffic lights continue straight over on
the B4009 road to Newbury. After passing through the village of
Aldworth turn right opposite the thatched Four Points Public House
towards Compton. On reaching the village continue through
the centre and the entrance drive to Compton Manor will be
found on the right hand side by the Doctors Surgery.

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or
services so cannot verify that they are in working order. If required,
the client is advised to obtain verification. These particulars are issued
on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through
Warmingham & Co.
Whilst all due care is taken in the preparation of these particulars, no
responsibility for their accuracy is accepted, nor do they form part
of any offer or contract. Intending clients must satisfy themselves
by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy prior to signing a


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