Ashampstead, Reading, Berkshire, RG8
The epitome of the English country cottage, Hill Cottage is utterly charming and has recently been the subject of complete renovation. A stunning period home has been created.
The ground floor offers 2 excellent reception rooms, both with fireplaces and a country-style newly fitted kitchen featuring a contemporary range. A downstairs shower room completes the ground floor accommodation. There are 2 staircases to the first floor, one from the kitchen which leads up to the third bedroom (which has an interconnecting door into the second bedroom), the other staircase rising onto the landing and giving access to bedrooms 1 and 2 and the main bathroom.
Decoration is neutral throughout with complementary floor coverings, ready for the incoming purchaser to simply put furniture in place.
Idyllically located towards the end of a quiet lane, Hill Cottage sits in a peaceful location amongst a cluster of period properties close to the village of Ashampstead. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are wonderful rural walks and riding opportunities on the doorstep. There is also a Farm Shop within walking distance from the property.
Pangbourne is approximately 5 miles away with an excellent range of local facilities including a church, primary school, pubs, restaurants and a number of specialist shops including a butcher and specialist cheese shop. Picturesque Goring-on-Thames is also accessible, offering a good range of shops and amenities as well as a mainline station to Reading and London Paddington. Both Newbury (10 miles) and Reading (11 miles - London Paddington in around 30 minutes) offer extensive shopping and recreational facilities.
The area has an excellent range of private schooling including Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, St. Andrews Prep School as well as local schools.
The cottage is located towards the end of a quiet country lane and opposite an area of green which provides a wonderful outlook to the front. A gate leading to a central pathway to the front door is flanked by lawn on both sides with some hedging and mature shrubbery. The garden extends around to the side and rear of the cottage, being mainly laid to lawn and bordered by a combination of close board fencing and hedging. An old, open fronted summer house is enchanting and provides the perfect spot for al fresco dining under cover.
A picket fence surrounds a sizeable gravelled parking area which can accommodate a number of cars.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Rointe electric central heating.
High speed internet connection.
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