Marlston Road, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18
Crossways is an attractive double fronted period property enviably located in the heart of this popular village which offers expansive family accommodation over two floors. On entering the house there is a large welcoming entrance hall, with the impressive drawing room to the left with fireplace and a family room to the right. In addition there is a generous dining room, a further family room, study and a kitchen/breakfast room which features an Aga. A utility room and downstairs WC complete the ground floor accommodation. The first floor provides six double bedrooms, with three bathrooms (one of which is ensuite).
The house is of generous proportions, with wonderful large windows and high ceilings, typical of the period.
Within the grounds sits a detached annexe which comprises a reception area, being vaulted to the roof, a well fitted kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom and mezzanine sleeping area. The annexe is excellent for extended family or indeed could potentially provide an income.
Hermitage is an attractive sizeable village situated about 4 miles north of Newbury. The village has a wide range of facilities including an infant and primary school, a well stocked post office shop and general stores, a petrol station and two public houses. In terms of secondary education Hermitage is within the highly regarded Downs School catchment area. A comprehensive road network is accessed by the A34 about 3 miles west of the village, serving the M4 and M3 motorways. There is also a mainline railway station in Newbury serving London Paddington in just under an hour.
Electric gates open into a large gravelled area providing parking for numerous cars. A driveway to the side leads to the detached annexe where there is additional parking. Immediately adjacent to the house is a generous paved terrace with steps leading up to a large lawn. The surrounding trees and shrubs are beautifully mature, being interspersed with flower borders. All in all this is simply a delightful garden.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
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