5 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Riverview Road  Reading  Oxfordshire  RG8  
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TENURE: Freehold
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Approx 3383 sq ft / 313.4 m� + garaging Approx 0.400 acre / 0.61 ha

Walking distance to station. M4 J12 � approx. 4 miles, Reading approx. 6 miles

A charming detached character modern house set in perhaps the most sought after of the residential roads within the heart of Pangbourne village within easy walking distance of all the fantastic facilities, including shops, schools, doctors, buses, trains, pubs and restaurants. Built to exacting standards in part of the old gardens of the late Victorian house which lies adjacent, individually constructed for the present owners who have resided for some 18 years. Much of the architectural detail of the property has been created from earlier period houses, especially the Victorian house, Southwood, which lies adjacent. A number of the windows have a moulded stone surround, as does the main entrance doorway with its traditional gothic lintel, once again moulded stone support with a pair of windows flanking the door, also in moulded stone. The property as a whole is in beautiful condition and occupies a generous and very private plot with large forecourt and a York stone terrace and herbaceous borders. Detached garage block to the rear. Further shrubberies, mature trees, well-maintained lawns and another wide sun terrace.

Special Features: A large reception hall with English oak flooring. A sweeping staircase rises to the first floor, also in carved oak. Drawing room with large open log fire on a brick hearth with carved oak mantel and moulded stone columns on both sides. French doors in the drawing room open onto the front terrace and a further set of French doors slide back, giving access to the conservatory / dining room. All windows in the property are primary double glazed. There is a study area just off the hall with a doorway giving access to the rear garden.

One of the five bedrooms is on the ground floor with an en-suite shower room. There is an unusually large kitchen living room which is designed to take a large dining table which could accommodate 10-12 people if so desired.

The kitchen is fully integrated with Liebherr fridge and deep freeze, 2 Siemens ovens one with mircrowave, Atag 6 ring gas hob with extractor over, stainless steel sink unit with waste disposal, granite and maple worktops throughout. An island unit with granite worktop, and also fitted with a Stoves under-mounted gas cooker, a NEFF hot plate, a circular stainless steel sink unit and a breakfast bar to one end. An unusual feature for a modern house, a large walk-in pantry. Hand painted cream cupboard and drawer units, highlighted in dark green, with plate racks and a range of pot drawers. Ceramic tile flooring throughout. Utility room is fully fitted with a Miele washing machine, separate Miele tumble dryer, eco water softening system and fitted Glow-worm ridgeway gas fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water, these units will all remain. The utility room also has a large boot cupboard and a door to the exterior to the rear. The first floor has four further bedrooms; three doubles and a single, presently used as a study.

The master bedroom has a shower, bath and bidet with two hand basins set in marble. There are lots of built-in wardrobes. The second bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. The third bedroom has an en-suite shower room and bidet.

This is in a very exclusive, peaceful and private location. Riverview Road is a private road and there is no through access; only the footpath at the end, leading directly to Pangbourne station.


A large covered entrance porch, large reception hall, drawing room, conservatory/dining room, cloakroom, small study area, kitchen / living room, utility room. Five bedrooms (one suite on the ground floor), four bathrooms / shower rooms. Full gas fired central heating. Detached double garage with electric up and over doors and a single garage with access from Riverview Road. Note � all fitted carpets, curtains, blinds, white goods to kitchen and utility room are included in the sale, as are all the fitted lights to walls and ceilings throughout the property. There is a sound system connected to the kitchen / living room, conservatory and also the drawing room.

Local Facilities: M4 Junction 12 approximately 5 miles. Walking distance from Pangbourne village centre with its excellent shops, church, pubs, restaurants, health centre, dentist, banks, primary school, library, and station giving an intercity fast train connection to London Paddington for the commuter. There is a first class fitness centre at Bradfield College which is open to membership with a very fine indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, squash courts, indoor tennis courts. There are also plenty of facilities for the golfing enthusiast in the area � Streatley Hills, Mapledurham and Calcot to name but a few. Horse riding stables and livery stables are a short driving distance at Buckhold and Upper Basildon. The large supermarkets and hypermarkets of Waitrose and Sainsbury`s super store are also within easy driving distance.

Within driving distance of The Rossini at the Leatherne Bottel,Goring on Thames,now serving fabulous Italian food on the river under the direction of well known Amalfi coast chef Almerindo .

Schools: There are excellent schooling facilities in the area � Pangbourne College and Bradfield College are within easy access, as are St Andrew`s Preparatory School, Moulsford Preparatory School for Boys, Cranford House, Downe House and The Oratory preparatory and senior schools. There is a public sector school at Theale, which has a school bus pick up in Pangbourne.


The gardens are beautifully landscaped with two large stone terraces, well maintained lawns and professionally planted shrubberies. There are two fountains, a lion`s head wall mounted fountain to the rear garden and in the front garden there is a pretty fountain just outside the drawing room. The front and rear gardens enjoy sun from the South and West.

DIRECTIONS From the offices of Dudley Singleton, turn left, cross over the mini roundabout, passing the Elephant Hotel, turn right at St James the Less Church into Pangbourne Hill and first right again into Riverview Road. The property will be found approximately half way down on the right hand side.

SERVICES: All main, including gas. And electric underfoor heating to the conservatory.


LOCAL AUTHORITY:West Berkshire Council. Tel: 01635 42400. www.westberks.gov.ukCouncil Tax: H

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

E-mail: info@singletonanddaughter.co.uk

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.
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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.

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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