Penwood, Highclere, Newbury, Hampshire, RG20
An intriguing and quite stunning contemporary home offering in excess of 3000 sq' of beautifully presented accommodation all on one level. Enviably tucked away down a quiet country lane, the property is set amidst glorious surrounding countryside.
The living space is to one side of the property, featuring generous sitting room with a wood burning stove and a large picture window from which to enjoy the views over the garden. This opens through to a study area and gives access to a separate study/home office. The kitchen/dining/family room has been refurbished and is stylishly presented with sleek units, integrated appliances and bi-fold doors to the outside terrace. Beyond the kitchen lies a spacious and well fitted utility room.
The principal bedroom is to the far end of the property with an en-suite shower room, whilst the guest bedroom also benefits from an en-suite. The 3 further double bedrooms are served by the well-appointed main bathroom.
Penwood is a hamlet which stands between Highclere and Burghclere to the southwest of Newbury. Highclere is an extremely popular village and is well known for its castle and spectacular countryside. The village also boasts a pretty church plus two public houses, whilst nearby Woolton Hill has a local shop, a Post Office and both primary and junior schools. Clere secondary school at Burghclere lies about 3 miles away. The area is well served in respect of private schools including Elstree, Downe House, St. Gabriel's, Brockhurst & Marlston, Horris Hill and Cheam. The village is well placed for access to the A34, and therefore the M4 and south to the A303/M3. Newbury lies approximately 4 miles to the north, with its railway station and regular London and Reading services.
The property is approached off a country lane, via electric gates leading to a sweeping gravelled driveway which leads to a large parking area with parking for numerous vehicles in front of the detached double garage. The drive is flanked by lawn to one side interspersed with a good variety of trees and a variety of shrubs to the other side. Around to the rear of the property are pathways amongst a wooded area with a couple of timber sheds and leading to a tranquil patio area to the side of the house with a pond and providing a secluded spot for dining. The garden is expansive with a large area of lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees which offer total privacy. A wonderful large terrace runs adjacent to the house, with bi-fold doors from the kitchen opening straight out on to the terrace.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Hamptons (Newbury Sales)
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