Pangbourne Road, Upper Basildon, RG8 8LN
3 Reception Rooms
Orangery with bi-fold doors opening to terrace and garden and having underfloor heating and heat repelling glass allowing for comfortable year round use
Fitted kitchen with two side-by-side Neff ovens and fully integrated dishwasher
Master bedroom with range of fitted wardrobes and luxuriously appointed en-suite with bath and separate shower
3 further double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes
Attractively landscaped south-facing garden with views over adjoining farmland and woods
Roof mounted solar panels & air source heat pump providing energy efficient heating throughout
English oak double carport
An exceptionally well presented detached
family home benefitting from a recently added Orangery.
This attractive property has been beautifully styled by the current owners to create a welcoming home with those sought after wow factors.
Of particular note is the recently added Orangery with bi-fold doors opening to a large, paved terrace and overlooking the garden and fields beyond. The comfortable lounge has a real open fire whilst the front aspect dining room benefits from a gas fired flame effect feature fireplace and is ideal for formal and casual entertaining alike. The kitchen is fitted with a range of integrated appliances and space for an American fridge freezer. Adjoining the kitchen is the utility room with laundry plumbing, fitted units with integrated Neff microwave oven and access to the garden. A study and cloakroom complete this floor.
On the first floor the spacious master bedroom has attractive decor with a fitted wardrobes and luxurious en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating with separate shower and vanity sink. There are three further beautifully presented double bedrooms on this floor and a family bathroom.
The property is heated by an air source heat pump installed in 2018. It also has the benefit of solar panels and is therefore a very energy efficient house.
Approached over the gravel drive, Swallows Acre, offers a recently constructed oak-framed double carport which is capable of being fitted with doors to make it a totally secure garage. To the rear of the property the south facing garden is principally laid to lawn with mature borders. The paved sun terrace adjoining the house offers the perfect space for outdoor entertaining.
Meet the Owners:
Mr & Mrs M
Upper Basildon is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded by attractive countryside on the edge of the Berkshire Downs.
The village offers a range of amenities including a parish church, community Post Office, highly regarded C of E primary school, and a traditional Public House serving local ale and food. The village hall is the centre for a variety of community sports and activities utilising its adjoining sports field and tennis courts and is the venue for a monthly local Farmers Market.
A regular local bus service operates to Pangbourne and Reading where a mainline railway station with fast commuter services to London (Paddington) in under an hour (25 minutes from Reading) and Oxford can be found.
The area is well served by both state and private schools. Pangbourne College and Bradfield College are both within a short drive the latter offering excellent leisure, fitness and sports facilities including a large indoor swimming pool all of which are available for use by members of the public. There are well-regarded local state primary (Upper Basildon C of E primary school) and secondary schools (Theale Green and The Downs) close by and the area is also well served by a range of private schools, including;
Cranford House School - The Oratory Preparatory School - Moulsford Preparatory School - St Andrews Preparatory School - The Oratory School - Brockhurst & Marlston House - Queen Anne’s School - Downe House - Rupert House School - Shiplake College - The Abbey School - The Manor Preparatory School - Abingdon School - Abingdon Preparatory School - Radley College and St Helen & St Katharine.
School transport serving the majority of the above schools leaves from outside the church situated opposite.