4 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  High Street  Reading  Oxfordshire  RG8   - £995,000

Under Offer
TENURE: Freehold
Reference: Quote Houseladder - 133


Walking distance to Pangbourne center and station - 5 mins. M4 jct 12 - 10 mins.
Heathrow airport 45 mins. Reading � 25 mins (approx.)

2058 sq ft /191 m� approx. Gardens/ Grounds - 0.13 acre / 0.052 ha approx.

A detached Victorian house of immense charm and character, built in1862, with a brick so inscribed. Grade II listed. Substantially constructed of red clay brick and knapped flint under a clay tiled roof. Enjoying all the charm and quality of this fabulous period of English architecture.

The whole property has undergone tasteful and thorough refurbishment and modernisation yet making absolutely sure that the character of the original building is retained to include specialist secondary glazing installed in April 2013. Walliscote Cottage retains the majority of the original period features, with high ceilings, original leaded light windows, original entrance porch and entrance door with quarry tile step and to the interior red and black quarry tiled flooring.

Fine original fire places, period corner cupboards and original shutters to the family room. Fabulous bay window to one end of the sitting room with its box seat and original shutters, this is a double aspect room with pretty views to the front along the drive to the ancient church and to the rear over its walled gardens.

This property is believed to have been the village school to Whitchurch Village and part of the old Walliscote estate still in existence across the road. The front garden is secured by a picket fence and double gates which give vehicular access to the garage and to the paved forecourt to the front of the property for car parking.

The kitchen is very pretty with a breakfast area to one end with a number of antique pine units installed, now used as kitchen units in keeping with the property. The flooring in this area is polished limestone flagstones and the dining room floor shows a fine example of polished oak parquetry flooring, with a wide pair of French doors giving access to the garden.

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 an intercity 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 supermarket Waitrose and Sainsburys Hypermarket are also within easy driving distance. An excellent Farm Shop on the Englefield Road �Fielders Farm Shop`, the other side of Tidmarsh.

SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION: Entrance porch, reception hall, snug/ family room, sitting room, large kitchen/ breakfast room, dining room, utility room, cloakroom, 4 bedrooms, large modern bathroom with shower, gardens to front and rear, off street parking for a number of cars, entrance to attached single garage.

Note : It might be possible, if so required, to create an en�suite by accessing the existing bathroom from bedroom 1 and removing the corridor to the current bathroom which makes bedroom 4 larger and moving the family bathroom to the other end of bedroom 4 with direct access from the landing.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS: The gardens to the rear are very pretty and this part of Whitchurch On Thames mainly consists of period properties which gives a delightful setting to this handsome period residence. There is a side entrance on the right hand side giving access to the rear gardens and the rear gardens immediately behind the property have a pretty clay brick terrace, well maintained lawns, flowerbeds and shrubberies. Irregularly shaped gardens approximately 40 deep by approximately 60 ft at the widest point extending to 0.13 acre in all (approx.)

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. The property will be found on the right hand side.

SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.


LOCAL AUTHORITY: South Oxfordshire District CouncilCouncil Tax: G

Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent,
Dudley Singleton & Daughter,
No. 1 Station Road,
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.
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