A splendid character modern country house, built in the 80`s by the well-respected firm of Lusted who are still in existence. Situated on high ground, overlooking fields with a large southerly rear garden and unusually spacious family accommodation. This property of recent times has been luxuriously refitted creating a splendid hall, sitting room with wood burning stove, hardwood flooring to most of the ground floor, fabulous modern bathrooms and shower rooms with unusually large wet room to the family bathroom, also an outstanding kitchen-living room.
The whole property overlooks fields to the front and large very pretty well maintained gardens to the rear.
Special features: *A large reception hall. *Wood burning stoves to the family room and the sitting room. *Casement windows throughout including fold back patio doors to the sitting room and kitchen living room. *A basement which has natural light, which is presently used as a large games room with sauna. *Basement/cellar/store room. *The high level entertaining terrace and further garden level decked terrace. *A beautifully fitted kitchen with an extensive range of up to the moment high and low level units with plenty of cupboards, pot drawers, granite working surfaces, double built-in electric cooker, fitted microwave and stainless steel fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, propane 5 ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor over, large island preparation/breakfast bar with twin bowl stainless steel, under mounted bowl and mixer tap, fitted dishwasher. *Extensive hardwood and glazed internal doors with stainless steel fittings. The property is set well back from the road with lots of car parking. *Excellent decorative order.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION:
Covered entrance porch, reception hall with hardwood staircase to first floor with further staircase to lower ground floor, sitting room, play room, kitchen- living room, utility room, cloakroom, large basement with natural light sports room with sauna, cellar with storage, 5 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, large family bathroom with wet shower, balcony to master bedroom with slide back picture window overlooking the rear gardens with pretty wooded views, double integral garage part of which is partitioned as a second kitchen, this partition could be simply taken away to extend the garage if required, garden store full of oil fired central heating.
Local Facilities: There are plenty of schools in the area. Upper Basildon C of E Primary School is within walking distance, Theale Green School has a bus service for collection and delivery in Pangbourne, St Andrew`s Preparatory School is only a few minutes driving distance, as are Pangbourne College and Bradfield College. There is also The Oratory School, St Finians, Cranford House, Moulsford Boys School, Downe House, all within easy driving distance. There is a wonderful sporting complex open to public membership at Bradfield College with indoor tennis courts, squash, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, etc. In Upper Basildon and in Bradfield there are riding schools for the equestrian enthusiast with lots of bridle paths. There are plenty of golf clubs � Calcot, Streatley, Mapledurham, Badgemore. The Royal Berkshire Shooting School is within easy driving distance. The M4 Junction 12 at Theale is approximately 5.5 miles connecting to Heathrow and London. Reading is approximately 6 miles. There is a Sainsbury`s Savacentre at Calcot for those major food shopping expeditions and a fine Waitrose at Tilehurst. Fielders Farm Shop owned by Jo Fielder will be found at Theale. There is a fine modern village hall in Upper Basildon with playing fields, tennis courts, tennis club, amateur dramatics society, etc.
Pangbourne on Thames is only five minute`s drive away which has a fabulous selection of specialist shops, restaurants, pubs, a fine old church, doctors` and dental practices, library, banks and hotels. Pangbourne also has bus services to Reading and a train connection giving an intercity fast train service to London Paddington. Pangbourne has long been noted as one of the historic period Thameside villages with the pretty River Pang meandering through the centre, leading into the River Thames, and the Thameside meadows enabling summer fun and picnicking for all the family, an outward bound centre for the canoeing enthusiast and footpaths alongside the Thames through open countryside noted to be of outstanding rural beauty.
Gardens & Grounds: Extending to approximately 0.296 acre / 0.120 ha.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage, full oil fired central heating. Propane gas for cooking.
POST CODE: RG8 8LN
LOCAL AUTHORITY: West Berkshire Council. Tel: 01635 42400. www.westberks.gov.uk
Council Tax: Band G
West Berkshire Council. Tel: 01635 42400. www.westberks.gov.uk
Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter, No. 1 Station Road, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Fax: 0118 984 5490
Websites: www.singletonanddaughter.co.uk and www.primelocation.com
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From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter turn left, pass over the mini roundabout and pass the front of The Elephant Hotel, turn right at St James the Less Church. Proceed up the hill, passing Pangbourne College entrance on the left, turn immediately right. Proceed along this road passing the Upper Basildon sign on the left and passing the 30mph de-restriction sign. Pass Wakemans turning on the left and Morrison Close. Pass the sign for Knappswood Farm and you will see a bus stop on your right hand side and the property will be found on the left hand side just after a 30 mph restriction sign on the right. Two large granite rocks to the boundary of the lawns which sweep straight down to the road with wide gravelled drive access.
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.