4 bedroom detached house for sale
Crays Pond, Reading, RG8
- Extended detached house
- Four double bedrooms, two bathrooms
- Flexible living & work from home spaces
- 100 ft long west facing rear garden
- Oak framed open plan living space
- Virtual tour available
A substantial detached house situated on a generous plot with a westerly facing rear garden in excess of 100 ft in length. The property has an abundance of reception rooms to allow for flexible living, and has been extended to provide a fantastic oak framed open plan space. The accommodation includes: entrance hall, open plan kitchen/diner/family room, sitting room, dining room, living room, study, WC, main bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom and garage. EPC Rating C.
Crays Pond is a small semi rural Oxfordshire hamlet within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing miles of walking and riding within the surrounding Chiltern countryside and boating on the River Thames. Local shops and amenities can be found in nearby Goring-on-Thames (2 miles) and Pangbourne (3 miles), both having mainline stations to London Waterloo, Paddington (29 minutes from Reading) with the Elizabeth Line allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2019. The M4 Motorway at Theale (J12 ' 7 miles) is within easy reach as is the A4074 to Oxford City (approx. 20 miles). There are a number of state village schools in nearby Woodcote, Whitchurch and Goring, as well as independent schools including Pangbourne and Bradfield Colleges, The Oratory, Cranford House and Moulsford Preparatory School. A bus stops at the end of the private lane for Henley College and Langtree Secondary School.
An oak framed porch leads to the front door, opening into a vaulted entrance hall. There is a front aspect sitting room with an original cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth. The kitchen/family room is a wonderful space with an oak framed extension to provide modern open plan living, with full height windows allowing in tremendous light. The Alno kitchen is fitted with a matching range of gloss units, with granite worktops and breakfast bar, integral dishwasher and space for freestanding appliances including a range cooker. The family room space has French doors opening to the rear patio and underfloor heating, and leads into another living room, with a real flame gas fire and bi-folding full height windows. A dining room, study and WC complete the ground floor accommodation. The flooring through the ground floor is Amtico, and all windows and doors are high specification by Vrogum.
A turning staircase leads to a galleried landing. The main bedroom is rear aspect with a pleasant outlook over the garden, and an en-suite shower room. There are three further double bedrooms, one overlooking the rear and two overlooking the Oratory Prep school fields and village pond at the front.
A five bar timber gate opens to a gravelled drive leading to the garage. The front drive is bounded by mature copper beech hedging for privacy. Gated access at the side leads to the rear.
The rear garden has a westerly orientation, and is laid to level lawn. A slate patio runs along the rear of the house, with a further Indian sandstone patio behind the garage. The garden is fully enclosed by a mix of timber fencing and hedging.
There is a brick built single garage with double timber doors, light, power and a pedestrian door to the rear.
South Oxfordshire District Council. Tax band E. Gas fired central heating, all mains services, water softener.
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