* Theale train station 4 miles * Reading - 10 miles * M4 Junction 12 � 5 miles * M4 junction 13 � 8 miles * Pangbourne � 4 miles (approximate distances)
Approx 2367 sq ft / 219.9 m�. Acreage � 0.34 acre/ 0.14 ha.
Amberlea Lodge enjoys some far reaching views to the front over unspoilt countryside reaching to Stanford Dingley. The property is in first class order throughout, has been tastefully decorated and maintained to exacting standards both internally and externally. Potential to convert the existing car ports into further living accommodation if required, the property already has a further detached garage should the car ports be converted.
The property has been the subject of considerable expenditure of recent times, to include a new roof, replacement of all windows throughout (except the two velux sky lights which are double glazed units )with full primary double glazed timber units, extensive refurbishment and reorganisation of the existing accommodation creating a house that flows beautifully, has plenty of light and gives the feeling of space. The layout is very flexible and offers excellent family living space with very good ceiling heights and is just as suitable for a couple as it is for family living. The property benefits from good sized bedrooms, two bedrooms are on the ground floor with a spacious and light shower room, this area is idea for teenagers or visiting elderly relatives that struggle with a staircase. Upstairs there are two further good sized bedrooms with a bathroom with shower, this bathroom can double up as an en-suite to the main bedroom as and when required, there are lockable doors both from the landing and from the master bedroom.
Rotten Row has long been known as one of the most unspoilt and sought after semi-rural residential hamlets within this part of the world. This is a very pretty, sleepy and peaceful place to live and yet away from the hussle and bussle of modern day living. Tutts Clump has a vibrant community with the post office and village store up the road at South End Bradfield. Just over the road there is access to some wonderful footpaths and country walks.
Special features : A fine, spacious green oak entrance hall with hardwood flooring and oak front door * Raised and fielded oak panelled doors throughout * A fantastic green oak family room to the rear with vaulted ceiling in the middle * Fully double glazed throughout and many of the windows have stylish bespoke shutters * A Beautiful sitting room with a double aspect and fireplace with wood burner fitted * The fabulous kitchen / breakfast room has been extended, redesigned and refitted to a very high specification to include granite work surfaces, extensive range of low and high level cupboards, double electric oven, warming draw, integrated induction hob, microwave and dishwasher * Full size American style stainless steel fridge/ freezer * Large food preparation island with breakfast bar which easily seats 4 people * French doors lead from the kitchen/breakfast area onto a very pretty patio that gets the benefit of the morning sun * Both bathrooms have been replaced with high quality,
luxury fittings and both bathrooms have underfloor heating * The front gardens have a pretty seating area that gets the very last of the sunshine as it sets in late evening *
Schools: There are excellent schools within the area with a junior school only a short distance by car at Bradfield which is a highly regarded junior school, St Andrews preparatory school and Elstree at Woolhampton are only a few minutes by car and secondary school at Theale, Bradfield College, Pangbourne College, The Oratory and Downe House, all within easy reach by car. Montessori nursery school at Bradfield Southend.
Local Facilities: There is a very useful post office, general store only a few minutes up the road in Bradfield Southend and a very popular tea room serving cakes, sandwiches etc and a good pub/ Restaurant The Blade Bone in Chapel Row.
Reading is approximately 10 miles, Stations at Pangbourne, Theale, Midgham connect to London Paddington, the M4 Junction 12 at Theale is approximately 5 miles and is an easy 10-15 minute drive, the Sainsbury`s Supermarket at Calcot is approximately 5 miles and there is a good sized Waitrose in Thatcham.
There are plenty of pubs within the area with the local, Queen`s Head, a short distance and the The Bull and The Boot Inn at Stanford Dingley are within easy driving distance and can be walked to across the fields in the summer months.
In Bradfield there is a fine sports and fitness centre with membership open to the public, with indoor tennis courts, marvellous indoor swimming pool, squash and fitness centre. There are good golfing facilities locally at Bradfield College open to residents by application, and a further 9 holes in St Andrew`s School just up the road. There are lots of footpaths and bridle paths, an equestrian centre in Bradfield, a village hall with tennis courts and lots of activities.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: Large entrance hall, sitting room with open fire and wood burner, large family room/ garden room, luxury kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, (two ground floor bedrooms with bathroom) Double green oak car ports with door to utility room and kitchen, detached single garage, brick store.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS: The gardens are beautifully landscaped to the front and rear. The rear gardens are south facing and have the benefit of the sun all day and in the summer months are a real sun trap. The rear gardens back onto woodland and are therefore very secluded. Gardens in total extend to approximately 0.34 acre/ 0.14 ha
DIRECTIONS: From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, over the mini roundabout and pass out of the village, through Tidmarsh, over the M4 and turn first right signposted to Bradfield. Proceed along this road passing through the centre of the buildings belonging to Bradfield College, arriving at a T-junction with a War Memorial on your left, turn right. A short distance down the road turn first right into Mariners Lane. Proceed down Mariners Lane, passing Bishops Road and take the next turning left, which is Rotten Row, passing the entrance to Bradfield Hall Farm. The property will be found on the left hand side just before a sharp bend in the road to the left. There is a 5-bar gate giving access and the property on the immediate right has a sign, Merry Hill. A long gravelled drive leads to the main car parking area.
SERVICES: Mains drainage, water, electricity, oil fired central heating and
COUNCIL TAX BAND E.
POST CODE: RG7 6LL
LOCAL AUTHORITY: West Berkshire Council 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
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:
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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.
From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, over the mini roundabout and pass out of the village, through Tidmarsh, over the M4 and turn first right signposted to Bradfield. Proceed along this road passing through the centre of the buildings belonging to Bradfield College, arriving at a T-junction with a War Memorial on your left, turn right. A short distance down the road turn first right into Mariners Lane. Proceed down Mariners Lane, passing Bishops Road and take the next turning left, which is Rotten Row, passing the entrance to Bradfield Hall Farm. The property will be found on the left hand side just before a sharp bend in the road to the left. There is a 5-bar gate giving access and the property on the immediate right has a sign, Merry Hill. A long gravelled drive leads to the main car parking area.
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.