The Street, Mortimer, Reading, Berkshire, RG7
A most delightful period house with detached additional accommodation in a most sought after location. The property is set behind high hedging and gates, thereby enjoying a great deal of privacy. The gates open into a generous gravelled courtyard with ample parking, with well stocked and profuse cottage gardens to the front and rear. On entering the house there is a study and a stunning sitting room which features wood panelled walls and a fireplace with woodburner, as well as an excellent dining room with open fireplace and bow window overlooking the garden. These rooms offer versatility and could both be used either as the sitting room or dining room. The sociable kitchen/breakfast room provides space for family dining and features a cream Aga. There is also a utility room and downstairs WC. The first floor offers four double bedrooms with a family bathroom and also a shower room. The property overall exudes a wonderful country feel with an abundance of character throughout. The additional building has been completely refurbished over the last couple of years and again has much character with many exposed original oak beams and is set into the eaves. It has a sitting room with woodburner, a double bedroom, kitchen and shower room with a separate WC.
Situated on the edge of Mortimer, the property is ideally situated for enjoyment of village life as well as for convenient access to road and rail links. Reading, the M4 motorway and the A33 to Basingstoke are all easily accessible. Mainline rail services to London Paddington can be found at Mortimer station and at Reading, with services London Waterloo via Basingstoke. The village of Mortimer offers a number of shops and amenities whilst there are excellent local schools nearby as well as private schools including Bradfield College, Downe House, Elstree, St Andrews and Pangbourne College.
Parking for a number of vehicles is offered to the front, with access to the additional accommodation which is largely situated over the coach house, the stables/workshop area and a further store. The rear garden is simply enchanting, being segmented into different areas of interest, with three dining patios, one immediately adjacent to the house and one tucked away with a vine covering the pergola and a pizza oven. There is also a lawned area and a wonderful working kitchen garden. The stunning traditional-style wooden greenhouse is ideal for the avid gardener, whilst there is also a useful timber shed, second greenhouse and additional outhouses that were the original garden stores.
Mains water, draining and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
Note: Tilian Cottage is attached on one side and has a flying freehold.
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