Level walking distance to Pangbourne centre, schools and station - 5 mins. M4 (jct 12) - 10 mins.
Heathrow airport 45 mins. Reading � 25 mins (approx.)
Approx 2346 sq ft / 218 m�. Acreage 0.28 acres / 0.111 ha approx
DESCRIPTION: A 1930s detached house set in a very beautiful large plot just off the village centre with its pretty pubs and restaurants. Within easy walking distance of the River Thames and the vibrant period village of Pangbourne with its specialist shops, station and buses. Just down Eastfield Lane is the highly regarded Whitchurch Primary School.
Whitchurch-on-Thames has long been regarded as one of the most important of the period riverside villages and Eastfield Lane is a peaceful no-through lane with a residential mix of period and modern houses, with The Haven facing the fine Eastfield House which is a Grade II listed period house, currently used as a care home.
The property is in good order and offers spacious family accommodation. 83 foot frontage to the road (approx.).
Special Features: The property could be the subject of extension and reconfiguration of the accommodation, or possibly replaced with a larger dwelling, subject to Local Authority planning permission. All the windows have been replaced and are primary double glazed. The plot is wonderful, with wide frontage to Eastfield Lane and deep to the rear boundary. The rear gardens are mostly laid to lawn with some fine examples of mature trees to include walnut and oak. Towards the rear boundary can be found a pretty thatched summer house which could be restored if so desired.
There is a wide paved terrace to the rear for summer dining and the original ancient well with antique pump.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, family room, sitting room, restricted access first floor studio room, reception hall, inner hall, fitted kitchen/ breakfast room, large attached garage. Vehicular access to the right hand side of the property, to the rear garden, pedestrian access to the left, and a further vehicular access to the integral garage.
Schools & Local Facilities: Walking distance of the village primary school which has an outstanding record, walking distance of the village pubs, The Greyhound and The Ferryboat Inn, and into the centre of Pangbourne village with its tremendous selection of specialist shops, riverside pubs, restaurants, buses, doctors` practice, dental practices, banks, and station giving a fast train connection to London Paddington.
The River Thames is also within easy walking distance with the river meadows, part-owned by the National Trust, and a footpath giving fabulous Thameside walks. Designated conservation area. M4 Junction 12 at Theale approximately 5 miles. Easy access by car to Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, St Andrew`s Preparatory School, The Oratory School Preparatory and Senior Schools, Downe House, and Cranford House at Moulsford. 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 of Waitrose and Sainsbury`s are also within easy driving distance. An excellent farm shop on the Englefield Road �Fielders Farm Shop`, the other side of Tidmarsh.
DIRECTIONS: From the offices of Singleton & Daughter turn left, left again at the mini roundabout and left at the mini roundabout at The George Hotel. Cross over the River Thames toll bridge, proceed along the High Street and pass The Ferryboat pub on the right. A short distance along, turn right just before The Greyhound pub into Eastfield Lane and the property will be found a short distance down on the right hand side.
SERVICES: Full gas fired central heating. Mains electricity. Mains water and drainage and separate bore hole supplying the house if so desired.
POST CODE: RG8 7EJ
LOCAL AUTHORITY: South Oxfordshire District Council Council Tax Band : F
Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter, No. 1 Station Road, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
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.
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.