6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashampstead Common, Reading

Under Offer £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room | Dining room
  • Games room | Study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room | Cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • 3 Further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Detached two bedroom forge
  • Garage
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Forge is a Grade II Listed 17th Century
detached timber framed cottage with thatched
roof and has been updated to provide over
3,000 sq. ft. of well-presented accommodation
with a wealth of retained character features
including some original beams.
As is usual in properties of this age, the front
door accesses a spacious kitchen/breakfast
room with a range of fitted units incorporating
a range cooker, Belfast sink and modern
appliances and with plentiful space for a table
for more informal dining. To the left lies the
well-proportioned dining room with quarry tiled
floor and feature inglenook fireplace, a games
room with feature fireplace and a separate
study. The generous triple aspect sitting room
boasts wooden flooring and French doors to
the gardens. The first floor accommodation
is accessed from two separate staircases and
comprises a spacious double aspect master bedroom with an en suite bathroom with
freestanding bath and separate walk-in shower,
together with three further well-proportioned
bedrooms, two of which are serviced by a
family bathroom with bath and separate walk-in
shower. The fourth is serviced by a Jack and Jill
arrangement with the master bedroom en suite.
The detached Forge lies adjacent to the main
house and features a double height triple aspect
sitting room with wooden floor, exposed A
frame beams and French doors to the gardens.
There is a well-proportioned ground floor
shower room and two good-sized bedrooms,
one to the ground floor and the other on a
mezzanine floor accessible from the sitting
room.

The Forge sits in a prime position in the heart
of this rural village in the North Wessex Downs,
an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The
village boasts an excellent farm shop and the
surrounding countryside is renowned for its
beautiful walks and rides.
The Thameside villages of Pangbourne and
Goring-on-Thames are just a few miles away
and provide a wide range of local shops and
services including mainline rail links to London
Paddington within the hour.
The more comprehensive amenities of Reading
and Newbury offer a variety of restaurants,
shops and entertainment.
The M4 (J12) provides excellent vehicular access
to the West Country, London and its airports,
as well as access to the A34 for Oxford or the
South.
The area is well served by an excellent range
of schooling, of particular note are Bradfield
College, Downe House, The Oratory, Elstree, St
Andrews and Brockhurst and Marlston House
School.

The well-maintained mature landscaped gardens
surround the property on all sides and are a
particular feature of this property, providing a
good level of seclusion. A gravelled driveway
with six-bar gate leads past The Forge annexe
and the detached garage block, comprising a
two-bay carport and a neighbouring garage/
store room, to the front of the property, and
boasts turning and parking space for multiple
vehicles. The front garden has well-stocked
cottage flowerbeds, an ornamental well and a
good selection of mature shrubs and trees. The
remaining gardens are laid mainly to level lawn
bordered by mature shrubs and trees, lending
privacy to the setting. In addition, there is an
outdoor swimming pool with pool cabin and a
paved surround with pergola. A spacious paved
terrace with ornamental pond and rose beds lies
between the main residence and The Forge, and
can be accessed from the sitting room of each
property.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Pangbourne (3.6 mi)
  • Goring & Streatley (3.8 mi)
  • Theale (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Pangbourne (3.6 mi)
  • Goring & Streatley (3.8 mi)
  • Theale (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, Pangbourne

1 High Street, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AE

0118 453 0027 Local call rate

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