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Rectory Road, Reading, England, RG8

2018-01-23 00:00:00
Reference number: REF104250
635,000 £
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3 Baths
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Rectory Road
Jan 23, 2018
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East Thurle, Streatley On Thames RG8
East thurleStreatley on thames – berkshire*Goring (London Paddington within the hour) *Streatley High Street/River 1½ miles* Reading 10 miles (London Paddington 27 minutes) *M4 (Junction 12) 10 miles*Henley on Thames 13 miles *Newbury 14 miles *Oxford 17 miles(Distances and times approximate)Enjoying a relaxing ambience and outlook, with awe-inspiring far reaching views being afforded, nestling in the heart of The Berkshire Downs within this charming picturesque Thames-side village, the setting is simply delightful, situated in professionally landscaped communal gardens & grounds, with further private gardens, yet within but a few minutes drive of the High Street shops, River Thames, and mainline railway station in Goring on Thames, providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.Incorporating most notable architectural features, the property is quite stunning, with great attention to detail being evident, and much to enthuse over, yielding a very real tasteful quality, wholly apparent on viewing. Affording spacious and well-appointed traditional yet contemporary accommodation of approximately 1,691 sq ft, this elegant and stylish duplex apartment forms part of a small exclusive development in an architecturally striking late Edwardian Manor House, independently accessed, incorporating authentic decorative features and room proportions associated with this classical and much admired era.Incorporating numerous attractive features throughout in such a fabulous setting, early viewing is advised.• Idyllic Thames-side Village Ideally Situated Between Reading & Oxford In The Heart Of The Berkshire Downs in an “A.O.N.B.”• Awe-Inspiring Far Reaching Views• Private Covered Entrance Porch• Reception Hall• Inner Hall With Built-In Storage Cupboards• Cloakroom• Utility• Airing Cupboard• Kitchen / Dining Room• Drawing Room With Fireplace• Master Bedroom With French Doors Onto Balcony• 2nd Bedroom• 3rd Bedroom Suite / Study With En-Suite Shower Room• Bathroom with Shower• Private, Spacious & Mature Lawned & Hedged Gardens• Spacious Communal Grounds & Entrance Drive With 3 Designated Parking BaysLocationThe picturesque village of Streatley on Thames lies in a scenic valley on the Berkshire side of the River Thames almost equidistant between Wallingford and Pangbourne, and directly opposite the village of Goring in Oxfordshire. The two villages face each other on either side of the River at a point known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ set between the Berkshire Downlands and the Chiltern Hills, and designated an aonb.The County town of Reading together with Oxford, Newbury and the M4 are all easily accessible, and the mainline station in Goring provides excellent commuter services up to London (Paddington and Waterloo). Goring being the larger village has a wide range of shops and amenities as well as Restaurants, Riverside Café, Olde Worlde Inns, Bank, Doctors, Dentist, and 2 Hotels.Rectory Road lies on the north west fringe of Streatley and leads out of the village to the Golf Course and ends in a further ¾ mile at Warren Farm. From here the historic ridgeway path begins its journey up and over the Berkshire Downlands, having crossed the Thames at Goring from the Chilterns. The road itself, which lies on a raised escarpment overlooking the Downs, has only a cluster of houses mainly individual and many dating from around the turn of the last century. Both Goring & Streatley Golf Course and a Professional Livery Yard are on the doorstep.Property descriptionEast Thurle, a stunning duplex apartment, occupies a particularly advantageous position, initially on the ground floor at the front right hand side of the house, with the added benefit of the elegant features and proportions of this fine building, notably the high ceilings which have deep period ceiling cornicing, leaded and architecturally imposing windows, walk-in curved bay window in the drawing room, and a feature balcony off the main bedroom, accessed through French doors. There are deep moulded skirtings and architraves around the panelled doors which all have period yet contemporary furniture.This elegant and spacious duplex apartment affords well-appointed striking 3 bedroomed accommodation of approximately 1,691 sq ft, boasting a private covered porch with steps leading up to it, then opening in to your private entrance hall. With a 3rd bedroom suite / study to be found on the ground floor, to the 1st floor a great wealth of space and imposing accommodation reminiscent of the original manor house will be found, as will the awe-inspiring far reaching views across to The Berkshire Downlands.Stylish contemporary fixtures and fittings combine traditional elegance, with great attention to detail being entirely evident throughout, and much to enthuse over, yielding a very real tasteful quality, wholly apparent on viewing.Incorporating numerous attractive features throughout in such a delightful setting, early viewing is advised.OutsideThe professionally landscaped and beautifully laid out gardens and grounds provide for an impressive approach to the property, deriving great benefit from the mature and private setting. Initially accessed through tall brick pillars with wrought iron gates, one continues along the driveway, lined with mature topiaried yew balls, formal hedging and neat lawns.The apartment itself also benefits from having its own private and hedged lawned garden, affording great space, and also wonderful views both back to the manor house and beyond to the open countrysideDelightfully attractive, the gardens and grounds should be viewed to be fully appreciated.General informationTenure: Leasehold. 999 years.Services: All mains services are connected to the property. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired boiler. High speed broadband is available for connection.Postcode: RG8 9QHEPC Rating: TbcLocal Authority: West Berkshire District Council. Telephone directionsFrom Warmingham & Co’s offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street continue over the River Bridge and up to the top of Streatley High Street. At the traffic lights turn right onto the Wallingford Road and in a further few hundred yards bear left onto the A417 Wantage Road. Just before leaving Streatley bear left again into Rectory Road and follow along for a further ¾ a mile, passing the Golf club, and continuing a while longer. On reaching Thurle Grange on your right, take the first main entrance, driving through the tall brick pillars and up along the wide gravelled driveway. East Thurle will be found immidiatley ahead, having its own private access, being on the right hand side of the main building, with 2 parking spaces in front and one further space off to the right.ViewingStrictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co
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