A most charming four/five bedroomed detached cottage with its origins dating back we believe to the 1930's, providing substantial high-spec family sized accommodation together with four car detached garage and level gardens, in all extending to approx. 1.5 acres adjacent to open countryside and conveniently located between Reading and Newbury with easy access to M4 motorway.
Reading Town Centre - 10 miles
Newbury Town Centre - 11.5 miles
Theale Station - 6 miles
Theale M4 (J12) - 6.5 miles
M4 (J11) - 7.5 miles
Heathrow - 35 miles
Central London - 47 miles
(Mileages are approximate)
Padworth Common is a hamlet and common in West Berkshire, within the civil parish of Padworth. It is bounded by Burghfield Common to the East and Aldermaston to the West. To the North lies Padworth and to the South is Mortimer West End. This area is made up of large areas of open/semi -wooded countryside together with the nearby picturesque scenery of the River Kennet/Kennet & Avon Canal. The nearest train station is located close-by in Aldermaston, approx. Three miles distant and there is a good selection of local amenities in nearby Burghfield and Mortimer including schooling. There is also a good selection of private schools within the vicinity including Bradfield and Pangbourne Colleges.
Oak Tree Cottage
Formerly a thatched cottage dating back to circa 1930’s, this property has since been significantly extended and totally modernised throughout by the current owners to provide luxuriously appointed accommodation totalling approx. 2,396 sq.ft., set amidst the glorious West Berkshire countryside in a plot of about one and a half acres. The cottage features painted rendered elevations under pitched-tiled roofs together with white double-glazed windows to complement. The property is further complemented by a substantial detached four-car garage which provides the scope to become an annexe subject of course to the usual consents. There is also considerable potential for the property to evolve further given the size of the plot in which it sits, again subject to any necessary permissions.
Ground Floor: Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Study/Bedroom Five, Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room, Two Bedrooms & Bathroom. First Floor: Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Guest Bedroom with En-suite Bath/Shower Room. Extensive Driveway Parking, Detached Four Car Garage, Secluded Level Plot of Approx. 1.5 Acres Adjacent to Open/Semi-Wooded Countryside.
As illustrated on the accompanying floorplan and featuring the following:
•Oil fired central heating to radiators plus partial electric underfloor heating
•Double glazing throughout
•Triple aspect sitting room with 10kw multi-fuel burner and two sets of double doors allowing access to gardens
•Bespoke hand painted shaker style kitchen with comprehensive range of cupboards, together with range of high-spec Neff appliances. The kitchen/breakfast/family room has a double aspect and features vaulted ceiling with oak beams and two Velux electrically-operated roof windows. In addition, the kitchen features premium quality quartzite worktops incorporating drainer, together with double Butlers sink with mixer tap
•Master bedroom with bespoke built-in wardrobe/cupboard space
•Luxuriously appointed bath/shower rooms all with stylish modern white suites
•Range of oak, wood-effect tiled, ceramic tiled, Travertine, wood-effect Amtico and carpeted flooring
•Panelled internal doors with chrome fittings
•Intruder alarm system
•Security entry system
Garage: Detached four car garage with two automated roller doors, power and lighting. Side door access.
Gardens/Grounds: The plot is approached via remote controlled electrically operated double metallic gates opening onto driveway allowing extensive parking. There is also an extensive level lawn interspersed by various trees (including oak trees) and shrubbery and the gardens are bordered by post and rail fencing with open countryside beyond the northern boundary. Lpg connection point, paved terrace, outside lighting and water tap. Feature brick well.
Energy Performance Rating: The full results of the Energy Performance Assessment can be supplied upon request.
Services: Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage.
Local Authority: West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury.
Council Tax: Payable for the year 2019/20 - £1,819.76 (Band D).
Post Code: RG7 4QN.
Directions: From the M4 at Theale (J12) proceed to the end of the Theale by-pass and at the roundabout bear left onto the A4 towards Newbury. Turn left onto Sulhamstead Hill, which leads into Sulhamstead Road. Bear right into Church Lane and then left into Camp Road and continue for approximately 1.35 miles. Turn right onto Baughurst Road which leads into Reading Road (in the direction of Aldermaston) and Oak Tree Cottage will be found eventually on the right hand side, identified by a Neville Turner board.