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Spring Lane, Aldermaston, Reading, West Berkshire, RG7

£799,950 Guide Price

Property Features

  • Extended character cottage
  • Superb countryside location
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Living room
  • Family room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Private gardens
  • Garage and parking for a good range of vehicles
  • EPC Rating D. Council Tax Band D.
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
3 Receptions

Description

Property Summary

Built in 1907 is this 4 bedroom, 3 reception cottage which has been extended and improved for modern living whilst retaining its original character with many original features including beams and ornate cast iron fireplaces. Situated on a mature and private plot in a countryside setting with excellent access to the local facilities.

As you pull into the driveway you will find parking for a good range of vehicles and can enjoy the outlook to the front over fields and surrounding countryside. Step inside the entrance hall and you have the cloakroom and a spacious living room with a dual aspect and feature fireplace with wood burner. There is a family room with a front aspect which sits next to the open plan kitchen and dining room with a central island and stone worktops as well as a Rangemaster cooker. There is a stable door from here into the gardens as well as access to the utility room.

To the first floor there are 4 bedrooms with the main bedroom enjoying a splendid view to the rear over the gardens and paddocks beyond. There is an en suite shower room from this bedroom. The first floor also benefits from 2 further double bedrooms, fit with feature fire places. There is also the main family bathroom.

The gardens to the rear are beautifully maintained and offer excellent privacy with a large paved patio which leads onto the lawn with a range of mature planting. There is a brick base store to the rear and the gardens back onto neighbouring paddocks with woodland beyond. The total plot measures circa a fifth of an acre. To the front there is a single garage, and parking for multiple vehicles.

The cottage was one of two estate worker cottages for the Aldermaston Court Manor. For the first 25 years, a succession of head gamekeepers working for Lord Keyser lived here and the very first of whom was named Harry Potter. Following this it was the estate carpenters home for over 50 years up until 1982.

Situated in the popular village of Aldermaston which is a thriving village with a strong community and an excellent range of local facilities including a village store, a well-regarded primary school, The Hinds Head pub and hotel and Aldermaston train station with access to London, Paddington within the hour. The nearby villages of Tadley and Mortimer have a more comprehensive range of day to day facilities. There is also excellent access to the larger centres of Reading, Newbury and Basingstoke. The M4 (J12) provides access to the West Country, London and its airports. The surrounding countryside offers beautiful walks and rides.

Services - Oil-fired heating with a combi boiler and sewage is a shared septic tank on a neighbouring properties land. The Rangemaster hob uses LPG. The property also benefits from Gigaclear fibre broadband offering speeds of up to to 400Mbps.

Location

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Mortimer
36 Victoria Road, Mortimer, RG73SE
01184677999