3,228 sq ft / 300 sq m (all measurements are approximate)
A magnificent 4 bedroom attached barn, one of a pair, it combines beautifully the original nature of this historic building with modern day living and technology. A spacious and spectacular home that certainly has the WOW factor; it enjoys lots of natural light and is set in very private gardens with a sunny aspect.
This is a fine example of a late 17th century barn, converted from an agricultural building in 2004 and beautifully restored to exacting standards throughout.
North Barn is set within the heart of this sought after village and within the catchment area for the highly regarded and sought after Englefield primary school. Located well away from the main road, yet only a mile from the period village of Pangbourne situated on the banks of the River Thames, with its useful amenities and trains to London Paddington, Oxford and Reading (soon to have Crossrail).
? A spectacular conversion of a Grade II listed historic barn, built to exacting standards throughout
? Set in a peaceful no through close, away from the main road
? Magnificent vaulted ceiling to the first floor, with open plan living accommodation
? Impressive and spacious entrance hall
? Spectacular first floor with vaulted ceiling to the sitting area, dining area, large kitchen/ breakfast area and the games area
? All of the bedrooms are doubles
? Contemporary designed white kitchen units and granite worktops with high quality fittings and a granite island featuring a 6 seater breakfast bar
? Luxurious bathroom fittings to include a large ensuite wet room to bedroom 1 and a good sized ensuite shower room to bedroom 2, and a spacious family bathroom, with jacuzzi bath, all fitted sympathetically to the building and to a high specification
? Wonderful oak joinery to the vaulted ceiling in the main reception area
? Striking oak and glass staircase with hardwood flooring
? Beautiful hard wood flooring to the entrance hall, first floor and corridors
? Oak doors throughout
? Walking distance to village pub and village green
? Wonderful walks surround the village, and there is a pretty public footpath directly over the road
? Woodworm treatment is guaranteed for 20 years from 2004
Summary of accommodation:
Entrance hall, utility room, cloakroom/WC, 4 double bedrooms, 2 ensuite shower rooms, family bathroom. First floor open plan living space comprises of large kitchen/breakfast area, dining area, sitting area, games area. Double detached garage and off road parking for 3 cars.
Gardens and grounds: This small close of very pretty properties, accessed by a cobbled stone entrance has matured beautifully with a number of substantial shrubs and trees. The gardens and grounds, to the front, side and rear of the property, are privately owned by North Barn are also well established, enjoying a very pretty frontage with steps leading down to the front door and the magnificent glazed entrance.
Vegetable patch to one side, large lawned area to the rear and patio area with patio door directly from the hall. The gardens are very private, secluded and not overlooked on any boundary, and they enjoy a sunny aspect.
Note. Private lane maintenance charge circa �1,000 per annum.
Local facilities: Tidmarsh has a nice village pub; The Greyhound, and is situated very close to the neighbouring villages of Pangbourne and Theale. Nearby Englefield has a lovely village garden centre incorporating a village store and cafe, there is also a cricket team, a social club and church.
Nearby Pangbourne offers a range of amenities including a splendid selection of specialist shops including butchers, cheese shop, organic farm shop, a supermarket, library, doctors, dental practices, hairdressers, banks, pubs and restaurants. The station offers fast train links to London Paddington (approx. 45 minutes), Oxford and Reading (soon to have Crossrail giving fast links to The City).
Schools: North Barn is within easy reach of a number of fine schools; The sought after Englefield Primary School, St Andrew`s Preparatory School, Moulsford Preparatory School, Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, The Oratory School, Downe House and Cranford House. There are bus pick up points in Pangbourne for Abingdon Boys and St Helen & St Katharine Girls schools in Abingdon, and Reading School for boys and Kendrick School for girls in Reading are easily accessible by a short train journey from either Theale or Pangbourne.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter, turn left passing The Elephant hotel, proceed into Tidmarsh and opposite The Greyhound public house turn right into Tidmarsh Lane. A short distance along, before the bend, you will find the cobbled entrance to Tidmarsh Barns on your left hand side just after the village green.
Services: Mains water, electricity, underfloor electric heating to first floor, radiators to ground floor, sewage treatment plant shared with South Barn.
Post Code: RG8 8DA
Local Authority and Council Tax Band: West Berkshire. 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
Websites: www.singletonanddaughter.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk, www.mayfairoffice.co.uk, www.onthemarket.com, www.countrylife.co.uk
London Office: Cashel House, 15 Thayer Street, London, W1.
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