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2 bedroom apartment for sale

4 Compton Manor, Compton

Guide Price £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 92.6 sq m / 997 sq ft plus garage
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception Room
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Resident & Visitor Parking
  • Single Garage in block
  • Situated within walled gardens in the heart of this popular village
  • An attractive period 2 bedroom property

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

 4 COMPTON MANOR
COMPTON - BERKSHIRE


*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 an attractive period 2 bedroom 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 Courtyard
Reception Hall
Cloakroom


Spacious Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace
Fully Fitted Kitchen


Landing
Double Bedroom with walk-in Wardrobe
Double Bedroom with Study/Dressing Area
Shower Room


Communal walled Gardens enjoying private southerly aspect
Single Garage in block
Resident & Visitor Parking



LOCATION
Compton is a quiet rural village set in a fold of the Berkshire Downlands surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside designated an A.O.N.B., and conveniently situated between Newbury and Oxford with easy access to the fast A34 which links to the M4 and with a choice of mainline stations in the local area providing commuter services up to London Paddington in under the hour, the closest being at Goring on Thames.
The village has a long history with traces of Roman occupation and being mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1083 A.D. In recent years it has become a thriving village community still linked to Farming and the countryside and have a strong association with Horse Racing.


There is a beautiful flint walled Parish Church and in the village are many interesting period properties reflecting a rich architectural heritage. Local amenities include a Post Office/Stores, Barbers Shop, the Foinavon Public House & Hotel, Primary and Secondary Schools the latter being the highly regarded Downs School which boasts a Sixth Form. Just to the North of the village is the ancient Ridgeway Path which crosses the Downs eventually joining the Icknield Way on its journey to East Anglia.



PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
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 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, and a family Shower Room.


OUTSIDE
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.


TENURE
All 6 Apartments have the benefit of a 1/6th share ownership of the Freehold of the whole property and Management Company formed to be responsible for controlling the upkeep and maintenance of the building and grounds. The Lease for each Apartment was extended by 999 years in 2016 Currently each resident owner pays a management fee of £150 per month which cost includes Building Insurance (not contents), exterior upkeep of the building except the windows, plus a ‘sinking fund’ for periodic external redecoration and roof maintenance works.


GENERAL INFORMATION
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 unvented (mains pressure) immersion heater on the same tariff.


Council Tax: C


Postcode: RG20 6NJ


Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council – Telephone: 01635 42400


DIRECTIONS
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.


VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham


DISCLAIMER
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 contract.



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  • Cholsey (5.5 mi)
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4- 5 High Street Goring-on-Thames Reading RG8 9AT

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