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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Elsley Road, Tilehurst, Berkshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Detached Family House
  • Situated in Prime Residential Road
  • Sizeable Entrance Hall with Study Area
  • Four Bedrooms & Two Receptions Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room Featuring Range of Built-in Appliances
  • Double Glazing including Bi-Fold Doors to Dining/Family Room
  • Gas Fired CH (Rads)/Electric Underfloor Heating
  • Driveway Parking & South East Facing Rear Garden
  • Walking Distance of Local Shops & Station

Full description

A handsome 1920's/1930's detached four bedroomed family house cleverly combining traditional and contemporary features together with generously sized driveway and south east facing rear garden, occupying an elevated position in prime residential road within walking distance of local shops and Tilehurst station.

Pangbourne - 2.5 miles
Tilehurst Station - 0.4 miles
Reading Town Centre - 3 miles
Theale (M4/J12) - 4 miles
Central London - 48 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Tilehurst/Purley-on-Thames Border
The property is situated on the northern edge of Tilehurst close to the border with Purley-on-Thames, with the immediate vicinity comprising mainly of individual properties providing a favoured residential district of tree-lined roads. The leading provincial centre of Reading is easily accessible providing excellent retail, commercial and leisure facilities with neighbourhood shopping available close-by including a Waitrose superstore. There is a wide variety of both state and private schooling establishments within the area. Tilehurst station is within walking distance and provides commuter services to Reading and London (Paddington) supported by a network of local bus services.

31 Elsley Road
A most attractive detached pre-war house, having been sympathetically modernised/improved in recent years including garage conversion providing additional accommodation which could otherwise be re-configured to provide an annexe. The house has painted pebble dash and part tiled hung elevations together with inset timbers, synonymous with the 1920’s/1930’s era. There is scope for further enhancement/extension (subject to the usual consents) and the house stands proudly on a generously sized plot in an elevated position enjoying fully enclosed gardens with the rear garden having a particularly sunny south easterly aspect.

Entrance Hall with Study Area, Sitting Room, Dining/Family Room, Downstairs Shower Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Four Bedrooms, Family Bath/Shower Room, Driveway Parking, South East Facing Rear Garden.

As illustrated on the accompanying floorplan and featuring the following:

• Gas fired central heating system serving radiators augmented with partial underfloor heating
• Double glazing throughout
• Spacious entrance hall with study area
• Sitting room with attractive display fireplace and door allowing access to rear terrace
• Fitted oak kitchen with a range of built-in appliances, granite worktop and door enabling access to the side of the house
• Dining/family room with feature atrium roof window as well as bi-fold doors opening on to rear terrace
• Master bedroom with raised bay window overlooking the rear garden as well as a feature display fireplace
• Bedroom two also features a display fireplace
• Luxuriously appointed bath/shower rooms with white suites
• Range of wood (oak) and tiled floor surfaces


Gardens: A generously sized plot which is approached via favoured tree lined road onto private asphalt driveway allowing off-road parking for some 3/4 cars. Adjacent to the driveway to one side is a lawned area and to the other, there is a painted rendered wall retaining an earth bank with shrubbery and inset tree. The front garden is hedged and fenced and there is side access to a sizeable rear garden which enjoys a particularly sunny aspect as faces south east. The rear garden is predominantly laid to a gently sloping lawn together with a number of trees and shrubs as well as a raised terrace ideal for siting table and chairs. The rear garden is fully enclosed by way of timber fencing and also enjoys a high degree of privacy.

Energy Performance Rating: The full results of the Energy Performance Assessment can be supplied upon request.

Services: All mains services are connected.

Council Tax: Payable for the year 2017/18 - £2,489.25 (Band F).

Local Authority: Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU. Tel: 0118 937 3787.

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG31 6RP.

Directions: From the centre of Pangbourne proceed east via A329 Reading Road in the direction of Reading. On entering Purley-on-Thames go straight across the roundabout and then go through the traffic lights, remaining on the A329. At the next roundabout, bear left remaining on the A329 in the direction of Reading. Prior to the Peugeot garage, turn right into Elsley Road and then no.31 will be found on the left hand side on the corner to Edenhall Close.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 November 2017


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