3 bedroom detached house for sale
School Road, Hurst, RG10
- Character detached cottage
- Dating back in parts over 400 years
- Approx. 0.25 acre plot of mature gardens
- Off road parking and outbuildings
- Grade II listed
- In need of modernisation
Nestled in the heart of Hurst village is this grade II listed character cottage. Believed to date back in parts over 400 years this three bedroom detached home offers two reception rooms as well as a kitchen/dining room complete with separate larder cupboard. The property sits on a mature and established corner plot of approximately 0.25 acres in the centre of this sought after village.
A covered porchway leads to the hardwood main front door, although the majority of guests use the side access via the lean-too area.
The hardwood front door provides access to the dining room with feature fireplace, exposed beams, original quarry tiled flooring and staircase to first floor. The dual aspect Sitting room with views across the mature gardens also has additional under stairs storage cupboard, exposed beams and fireplace and leads through to the kitchen/dining space.
The kitchen with a vaulted ceiling is double aspect again with enjoyable outlook over the gardens, fitted base units, range oven, walk in pantry, and door leading to a rear lobby which in turn has doors to a W.C., and rear garden.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes and various period features that include a fireplace and beamed ceiling. The family bathroom is also located on the first floor. Access via a pull down ladder opens into the loft area which was previously used as a bedroom, with a Velux window.
The property is a grade II listed property and does not require an energy performance certificate. There is gas radiators to the property, however this property uses the wood burner and gas fire as a source of heating.
Hurst is a pretty village between Twyford and Wokingham. There is an abundance of countryside walks in the area along with local pubs, and well-regarded schools. There are several active clubs including the cricket club and the annual village show. Schooling in the area is excellent with a village primary school and easy access to the popular Dolphin School, an independent, preparatory school and nursery. More comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found at nearby Twyford (3 miles) and Reading (8 miles).Communications are excellent with Twyford Station having fast connections to London (Paddington from 29 minutes) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2019. From J10 (2 miles) at Reading there is access to the M4, M25 and M3 motorway networks and to Heathrow Airport in under 30 miles.
Approached via a gravel driveway providing ample off road parking to the well maintained mature gardens surround this pretty and characterful cottage. There is also a Well, several outbuildings, one with power and light which would make ideal conversion to a home office ( subject to usual consent requirements). The gardens are a particular feature of this character home and have been well maintained and stocked with an array of mature tress and shrubs. The South-East facing garden is enclosed by mature hedging.
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