2 Bed Terraced House  Under-Offer  Horsepond Road  Reading  Oxfordshire  RG4  
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TENURE: Freehold
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Gallowstree Common is between Peppard Common and Cane End and Henley On Thames is only a short drive of 6 miles and Reading is 4.5 miles.

Sonning Common is 1 mile.

Intercity main line station at Reading to London Paddington. Caversham 5 miles and Goring On Thames 6 miles.

M4 motorway access at Reading and M40 access at Lewknor, near Watlington.

A very pretty Victorian cottage, the middle of a terrace of only four. Well set back from the road with off road gravelled car parking to the front. Situated in a very sought after semi-rural area with the surrounding countryside noted to be of outstanding rural beauty and tranquillity. Within walking distance to the pretty Reformation Public house.

The cottage has been the subject of very thorough restoration and improvement of recent times. The ceiling heights throughout are excellent.
Sitting room fitted with natural Oak polished flooring with original brick constructed open fireplace presently fitted with a wood burning stove.

The kitchen has been tastefully refitted in 2013 fitted with an attractive range of cupboards, drawers and a classic 90 Range Master modern cooking range with twin ovens, grill and 5 ring ceramic hob with Range Master cream enamelled extractor hood over, in keeping with range and the surrounding units. There are wide working surfaces in polished hardwood with a ceramic single bowl, single drainer sink unit with mixer taps. Fitted Bosch dishwasher and fitted fridge and freezer. The flooring is in traditional red quarry tiles with a walk through access to a very pretty dining room with vaulted timber ceiling and plenty of natural light from the numerous Velux windows to the ceiling.

Quarry tiled floor continues from the kitchen and double French doors giving access directly into the rear terrace, gardens and doorway gives access to a utility area fitted for a washing machine, tumble dryer and has a heated towel rail for laundry drying. Door gives access to the gardens and a further door to a pretty modern bathroom recently refitted with a quarry tiled floor. Victorian styled high level lavatory with Oak seat, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with large attractive Burlington mixer taps and shower unit with large head over the bath, further heated towel rail.

To the first floor there is a pretty bedroom with stripped pine flooring, original fireplace and a window overlooking the front. Door from landing to dressing room overlooking the rear garden. Staircase to second floor with another good sized bedroom with window overlooking the rear gardens.

Note : Fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Range cooker, washing machine and log burner to be included in the sale price. New fuse box, new gas boiler and thermostat fitted June 2012.

Schools & Local Facilities: Gallowstree Common is between Peppard Common and Can End and Henley On Thames is only a short drive of approximately 6 miles and Reading is approximately 4.5 miles. Sonning Common with its excellent shopping facilities is 1 mile. Approximately half a mile away is Anthony Worrel Thomson`s (celebrity chef) restaurant and pub The Greyhound and at the crossroads is a garage with a petrol pump forecourt and village shop.

M4 motorway access at Reading and M40 access at Lewwknor, near Watlington. Plenty of schools in the area to include the highly regarded Sonning common primary school and Chiltern Edge secondary school, Bishopswood pre School in Gallowstree common and The Oratory senior and prep school at Whitchurch Hill. The village has a village hall, church, The Reformation and recreation ground with football club and club house and children`s playground. Plenty of beautiful walks in the area.

Gardens : A special feature of this delightful cottage are the gardens with brick laid terrace immediately to the rear for summer dining, flowerbeds with herringbone brick path leading to another large terrace area and large timber potting shed. Beyond the garden store is a raised bed vegetable garden with further timber garden store and a pretty orchard area with lots of fruit trees and lawns. Approximately 180ft in depth over all.

It should be noted that the orchard area is jointly owned by the 4 properties and freehold ownership of part of this orchard can be fenced off on both boundaries if so desired but has been presently left as an amenity area that can be enjoyed by all four properties.

SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: Entrance lobby, Sitting room, large kitchen / living room, utility room, bathroom with shower, bedroom with dressing room to 1st floor, further double bedroom to 2nd floor, off street car parking to front.

SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity and water. Septic tank drainage.


LOCAL AUTHORITY:West Berkshire Council.
Tel: 01635 42400.
Council Tax: C

Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter,
No. 1 Station Road,
RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Fax: 0118 984 5490

London Office:
Cashel House,
15 Thayer Street,
London, W1.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Dudley Singleton & Daughter for themselves and for the vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers, and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. No responsibility is assumed for the accuracy of individual items. We relied upon our own brief inspection and information supplied to us by the vendors. (i) The description, including photographs of the property and its contents, are intended to be a guide only rather than a detailed and accurate report and inventory. (ii) Floor plans, measurements, areas and distances are intended to be approximately only. (iii) Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to check measurements. The position of bathroom fittings as shown on the plan is indicative only � sizes, shapes and the exact locations may differ. Wall thicknesses, together with window and door sizes are approximate only and window and door openings are shown without frame details. (iv) Photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current and no assumption should be made that any contents shown in them are included in the sale.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them:
3. No person in the employment of Dudley Singleton & Daughter has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or surveyor.

Through South Stoke pass The Springs on, T Junction turn right towards Caversham, enter Can End and turn left at the Nakhon thai restaurant continue into Horsepond Road to Gallowstree Common. 2 Allwrights Cottages will be found on the right. If you pass The Reformation public House then you have gone too far.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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