2 bedroom semi detached house for sale
Maidenhatch, Pangbourne, RG8
- Grade II listed period stable cottage
- 2 double bedrooms
- Victorian architecture, character features
- Office cabin/gym and garage
- Large private gardens
- Part of historic estate
A unique period stable cottage with two double bedrooms, part of the Maidenhatch Estate built by architect W Ravenscroft in 1895 for the Lyle family and part of a community of some 20 homes in a lovely setting. This grade II listed property has a great deal of character and original features with an open fireplace, high ceilings and Victorian architecture. As well as the approximately one acre communal orchard, the property also enjoys its own large private garden with new cabin/office and a small courtyard immediately to the rear of the house. EPC Exempt.
Maidenhatch is a small community in the Parish of Tidmarsh, set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There has been evidence of settlement here for thousands of years. The site of a roman villa and farmstead, its first recorded history was in the thirteenth century when it formed part of Reading Abbey Estates. Set in the West Berkshire countryside there are many country and woodland walks and a nearby trout fishery. The majority of the properties are set in the grounds of a converted manor. Maidenhatch is located approximately 2 miles from Pangbourne which is thriving and active village , a focal point for the surrounding countryside and offers superb transport links with fast mainline railway service to Reading and London Paddington. Junction 12 of the M4 is only about 4 miles away. Nearby Upper Basildon has a very popular Church of England Primary school. St Andrews school, Pangbourne College and Bradfield College are all nearby, with the extensive facilities of Bradfield College, including 25 metre swimming pool being open to the public.
Briefly, the accommodation is as follows: entrance hall, bathroom, large main reception room with high ceiling, fireplace and French windows opening to a small private courtyard, kitchen, lovely principal bedroom with dressing area, second bedroom, mezzanine.
The property enjoys use of some of the extensive grounds of the Maidenhatch Estate (one of the photos shows the communal orchard and extensive lawns).
Immediately behind the sitting room is the West-facing private courtyard.
There is also a large and delightful partly walled displaced garden situated at the end of a pathway. There is a new cabin that could be used as a home office, for example, or gym. Garage in block with visitors parking.
LOCAL AUTHORITY AND SERVICES
West Berkshire Council, Newbury - www.westberks.gov.uk
Council Tax Band E
Mains electricity, private water supply from Maidenhatch Estate. Private cesspit drainage shared by the stable cottages with an annual maintenance fee of about £80 at present. Electric heating.
Maidenhatch Estate Limited's function is to maintain the water system and provide the water supply to the properties. It also maintains the drive and community space known as 'The Orchard' to the left of the drive. The most recent annual fee was £386. There is an elected committee drawn from residents that manages on behalf of Maidenhatch Estate.
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