A splendid character country house constructed to the highest standards approximately 20 years ago, a first class cavity wall construction, timber clad on the exterior under a clay tiled roof. This delightful country house combines all the best features of a bygone age with all the technical advances of the 21st century.
The property is situated overlooking meadows within an area of outstanding natural beauty, in a peaceful and very private location with lots of country walks adjacent by way of footpaths and bridle paths. The grounds that surround the property have been beautifully landscaped, with lawns and water gardens at the front with a bridge giving access to the main entrance. To the rear a very pretty Mediterranean garden and to the side large well maintained lawns.
Special Features: An open fire to the drawing room fitted with a wood burning stove: French doors open from the drawing room,dinning room and kitchen/living room to the gardens:Separate vehicular access via private road with electric gates opening into a gravelled parking area with a triple carport* Underground water harvester for garden watering and car wash purposes* Thermostatically controlled dog wash facility behind the utility room* underfloor central heating* centralised ducted vaccum cleaning system*part off the Maidenhatch estate grounds are available for use of the owners of Blenheim Barn* elegant d�cor throughout* well cared for both internally and externally by the current owners* Spacious and well fitted annexe fully self contained or can be used as part of the house if so required: top quality oak panelled kitchen units with granite work surfaces to the annexe and main kitchen: leisure Rangemaster with four rings ,griddle and hotplate, double oven and grill: fitted refrigerator, dishwasher and large oak pantry unit: very beautiful oak joinery throughout to include floors, doors, staircase and landing.
Schools & Local Facilities: There are excellent schooling facilities in the area � Pangbourne College is just along the road, Bradfield College is within easy access, as is St Andrew`s Preparatory School, Moulsford Boys School, Cranford House, Downe House and The Oratory. There is a public sector school at Theale which has a school bus pick up in Pangbourne. There is a first class fitness and tennis 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 and there are delightful walks from the property by way of footpaths and bridleways. Horse riding stables and livery stables a short driving distance at Buckhold and Upper Basildon. The large supermarkets and hypermarkets of Waitrose and Sainsburys Savacentre are also within easy driving distance. Fielders Farm Shop on the road from Tidmarsh to Theale sells all sorts of good quality local produce.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: Entrance hall, Dinning room, Drawing room, large kitchen/living room, inner hall, utility room, cloakroom, water softner. First floor three bedrooms, two bathrooms to include the master bedroom suite with en- suite bathroom and dressing room, second floor bedroom suite with bathroom and walk in wardrobe. Annexe large kitchen/ living room,first floor two bedrooms and bathroom. Outside gardens, log store and garden store, three bay carport and secure parking area.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS: Very beautiful landscaped gardens fully stocked , vehicular and pedestrian access to front, main vehicular access parking area and carport from the Maidenhatch driveway, with high electrically operated gates.
Note: Blenheim Barn used to be part of the grand Maidenhatch estate and therefore enjoys a rightof access along the private drive to the main private parking area for Blenheim Barn. There is also use of the large orchard area a short distance along the private drive. Both the orchard area and the driveway are maintained by the Maidenhatch estate for an annual,fee of approximately �270.
DIRECTIONS: From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left passing The Elephant hotel, proceed into Tidmarsh and turn right opposite The Greyhound public house into Tidmarsh lane at the top of the lane just before the cross roads, you will find a sign on the left for Blenheim Barn, turn into the private drive and park at the end.
SERVICES: private drainage and private water supply, oil fired central heating underfloor to the main house and annexe .
POST CODE: RG8 8HG
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, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AN. Tel: 0118 984 2662
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