Guide Price £1,000,000

Gloucester Avenue, Shinfield

  • A truly beautiful family home
  • Extended and improved
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • His and Hers dressing rooms
  • Refitted bespoke kitchen + utility
  • Private wrap around gardens
  • Double garage
  • Parking + additional driveway
  • EPC Rating C

A Truly Beautiful Family Home

A TRULY BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME - noir by david cliff - The current owners bought this magnificent 5 bedroom home from plan due to it sitting in a fabulous tucked away position in the heart of Shinfield Village. Since then the property has been extended and updated to create a truly individual home of great quality and character with a fantastic sense of light and space and incredible versatility with 5 reception rooms creating room for all the family. There is a New England feel throughout with clapboard detail on the front of the house and orangery, shutters on the majority of the windows and tongue and groove paneling running throughout the hall, landing and kitchen/dining areas. The impressive reception hall has ample room for furniture and leads to 3 large reception rooms. There is an immense feeling of light and space with double doors to the drawing room with a dual aspect and an open fire. There is a front aspect sitting room/study and a separate family room to the rear with double doors to the garden. The WOW factor comes on entering the kitchen as you look down into the beautiful orangery. The bespoke Neptune fitted kitchen has a wide range of units and granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances with Butler sink. The kitchen opens up into the conservatory which is a lovely spot for breakfast with a private outlook over the wonderful gardens. The Neptune fitted utility/boot room is a great space for doing the laundry and has bespoke shelving perfect for holding shoes and wellies along with a towel rail for drying clothes.


At the far end of the property is the new wing with the stunning orangery which is a fantastic bright and open space currently set up as an open plan dining and family TV room, complete with roof lantern, sealed unit remote controlled gas fire and french doors leading out to one of the entertaining areas.


To the first floor there is a spacious landing and an impressive master bedroom suite with two large dressing rooms, perfect for his and hers dressing or which could easily be utilised as a nursery or extra study space. The master bedroom also boasts an en suite with shower and bath. Bedroom two also has an en suite shower room. There are 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Outside to the front is a vast, impressive frontage with great curb appeal. There are well maintained gardens with cobbled paths and pretty planting. There is a double garage with two parking spaces immediately in front and also a substantial gravel driveway to the side of the property creating parking for several other vehicles. The wrap around rear garden is beautifully landscaped and offers fantastic privacy with a wide range of trees and planting complete with an artificial lawn for ease of maintenance and giving children an all year round playing area. There are two designated entertaining areas and a beautiful New England style summer house and garden shed.


This location is served by excellent transport links, providing connections to the North, London and the South West via the M40, M25, M3 and M4. Reading mainline train station offers a high speed train service into London Paddington and in the future Crossrail will offer even easier access to the city of London. There is also good bus access to central Reading and there are well respected schools nearby such as Crosfields, Leighton Park, Abbey, Kendrick and Reading School.


Services: Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas radiator central heating.





Floorplan for Gloucester Avenue, Shinfield, Berkshire, RG2