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£1,500,000 Guide price

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bucklebury, Reading

£1,500,000 Guide price

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bucklebury, Reading



Property description

Amber is a stunning family home built in the 1970s which has recently been extensively remodelled and updated to provide almost 3,900 sq. ft. of flexible and very stylish accommodation. Natural light floods into the reception rooms and all of the bedrooms, via floor-to-ceiling windows and doors, increasing the feeling of space, and in the case of the ground floor giving direct access to the attractive gardens. The accommodation flows from a striking double-height reception hall with an impressive galleried landing over the ground floor which comprises of a family room with feature fireplace and sliding French doors opening out to the garden. A spacious drawing room with feature contemporary fireplace and French doors open out on to the smart decking overlooking the gardens. The drawing room leads onto the stylish open plan kitchen/ breakfast room complete with Aga, a large central island a range of contemporary fitted
units with modern integrated Gaggenau appliances, and window seating and formal dining area with French doors out to the decking with feature pergola. A side hallway gives access both to the adjoining fitted utility room along with a downstairs cloakroom and to the gardens. The first floor accommodation offers a spacious master bedroom with stunning views and outlook, built-in storage and a modern en suite bathroom with his and hers basins, freestanding bath and a separate walk-in shower, a second bedroom with en suite shower room and three further well-proportioned bedrooms, all serviced by a family bathroom with separate walk-in shower, and nearly all with lovely elevated views over the gardens and adjacent farmland.

Amber sits in a prime position on the edge of the historic and popular village of Bucklebury, and benefits from a general store, parish church, pub, well regarded primary school and acres of common land owned by The Bucklebury Estate. Pangbourne is only a short distance away and provides a wider range of local facilities including an award-winning butcher and a specialist cheese shop as well as restaurants and pubs. There is also a rail link from Midgham station to London Paddington within the hour and further services available from Newbury and Pangbourne.

The more comprehensive amenities of Reading and Newbury are nearby. The M4 (J12) is just 7 miles away and provides excellent access to the
West Country, London and its airports. The local area is well served by an excellent range of schooling including Elstree School, Kennet School, Bradfield College, Downe House and Brockhurst & Marlston House Schools. There are also recreational facilities for all requirements and the surrounding countryside is renowned for its walks and rides.

The property is accessed via electronically operated gates, leading to a driveway offering turning and parking space for multiple cars and
access to the detached garage with first floor
office over (which has its own independant access to the side of the garage). The gardens are laid mainly to level lawn with decking around the house. The gardens are bordered by mature shrubs and trees, lending privacy to the setting, and enjoy far-reaching views over the neighbouring Bucklebury Estate. The garden is partially surrounded by the original Bucklebury Estate brick wall, a unique and charming feature.

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