Approx 3845 sq ft /357 msq.
Gardens approx. 0.92 acre
Newbury approx. 3.5 miles, Thatcham approx. 2 miles, Reading approx. 16 miles, M4 Junction 13 approx. 4 miles,
London Paddington via Thatcham approx. 53 minutes or via Newbury approx. 51 minutes
A splendid unusually spacious individual character country house enjoying wonderful far reaching views over natural wooded countryside to the west and across the rear gardens to wooded hills rising in the distance.
Substantially built in the 1970`s with some later editions and in good order, the property as a whole including its gardens enjoys seclusion and privacy. Fishers Lane is a peaceful semi-rural lane and has a number of substantial properties dotted along the lane, there is hardly any through traffic and this is a delightful part of the countryside with lots of walks and bridleways within the area.
The rear gardens are a natural suntrap with large terraces suitable for summer dining and gaining the benefit of the westerly sun.
The possibility of a large self-contained annexe to the ground floor.
Large integral double garage with electrically operated and remote controlled twin doors. The windows have all been replaced with primary double glazed PVC units. Recently a new gas fired boiler has been fitted.
There is a very large family kitchen/living room which has a centrally positioned island preparation unit with granite work surface, an excellent dresser to one side with an extensive range of matching cupboard and drawer units twin oven, Rayburn Royal cooking, Bosch fitted stainless steel electric oven with four ring gas hob over and extractor. Newly fitted Bosch dishwasher, fitted Hotpoint refrigerator. There are large sliding patio doors giving access to the terrace and rear gardens and a door to a utility room. All floors in this area are ceramic tiled.
The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and the upstairs wing of the property has a further four bedrooms, each with fitted wardrobes.
The study, which could be a dining room, is light and bright looking directly out over the front gardens and the entrance drive. Drawing room with wonderful triple aspect views which is situated on the first floor with picture windows and sliding doors to a balcony to the front. Open fireplace presently fitted with a gas coal effect fire, the family bathroom and two en-suite shower rooms have both been replaced with good quality modern fittings of recent times.
A new front door has only just been fitted with golden oak flooring to the reception hall recent electrical inspection with upgrade and certificate, facia boards have been replaced with PVC units.
Schools & Local Facilities:
Monksilver is just round the corner from the well-known girl`s school Downe House only 2 minutes away suitable for a day girl to attend (We understand saving approx. 10/15% in fees). St Marks Primary School is just up the road. The property is within the Downs School catchment area and is within easy access. St Finians Catholic Primary School is within walking distance and the property is the catchment area for the Trinity School at Shaw, Newbury.
There are lots of pubs and restaurants to include the Royal Oak in Yattendon, famous country house hotel and restaurant and just down the road the Bunk Inn which serves excellent food. There are two public houses in the village, a village shop with Post Office and a village hall
SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: 5 bedrooms, family bathroom, 2 en-suite shower rooms, inner hall, ground floor sitting room, first floor drawing room, study, large kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, cellar/ store room, double integral garage, heated swimming pool, full gas fired central heating, full security alarm system. Gardens extending to 0.92 acre. Timber garden store, concealed behind hedge in front garden.
Gardens & grounds : Approximately 0.92 acre. The garden has shrubberies and lawns bounded by woodland. This garden is a delight in all seasons. There is a swimming pool to the rear of the property and a hot tub (which will be included in the sale price) the hot tub occupies a lovely position which catches the evening sunlight and has exterior lighting.
DIRECTIONS: From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, proceed out of the village over the top of the Motorway, turn right signposted to Bradfield. Proceed through the centre of Bradfield, turn right at the staggered crossroads with the War Memorial on your left. Proceed through the centre of Bradfield Southend through Bucklebury Avenue. Upon reaching Upper Bucklebury pass Peach`s Garage on your left, turn right into the Ridge where there is a sign weight limit 100 yards ahead 7.5 tones. At the end of The Ridge turn right and proceed along the road passing the village hall. Fishers Lane will be found a short distance along on the left hand side. Turn left and the property will be found a short distance on the right hand side.
If you are travelling from Newbury and you pass Downe House School on your right hand side, Fishers Lane will be found a short distance down on the right hand side
SERVICES:Mains water, electricity and gas. Septic tank drainage.
POST CODE:RG18 9NG
LOCAL AUTHORITY:West Berkshire Council. Tel: 01635 42400. www.westberks.gov.uk
Council Tax: Band G
Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter,
No. 1 Station Road,
Berkshire, RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Fax: 0118 984 5490
London Office: Cashel House, 15 Thayer Street, London, W1.
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.