A superb opportunity to enhance and improve
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This well-proportioned property offers new owners an exciting opportunity to update and modernise the interior to create a truly special family home. There is a good amount of space within the accommodation and the views over open countryside from the south facing reception rooms are exceptional. The large and welcoming reception hall leads through into the spacious dual-aspect drawing room which features large picture windows overlooking the garden and magnificent views, with glazed double doors opening out onto the patio. Internal double doors lead through into the light-filled dining room. There is also a good-sized reception and a family room. The kitchen features fitted units and a full-size Aga, as well as space for a breakfast table, while a door leads through into the large fitted utility room and out to the garden. There is also a cloakroom accessed from the central reception hall.
On the first floor, the generously-proportioned master bedroom benefits from built-in storage and an en suite bathroom. Three remaining bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom with shower and separate toilet.
The garden and views are the outstanding feature of the property and are carefully maintained by the current owner. Mainly laid to lawn with a number of borders planted with a wide variety of established plants, shrubs and trees, and stunning clipped box hedging around the boundary. The house is surrounded by open farmland and has delightful views all around. The property benefits from a gated gravel driveway and a parking area providing ample space for multiple vehicles. A good-sized westfacing patio offers the ideal spot for al fresco dining, while an attractive glazed summer house is located within the garden and a detached garage is accessed from the driveway.
Stanford Dingley is a highly desirable village in West Berkshire with a Saxon church and two public houses; The Bull Inn dating back to the 15th Century and The Old Boot which dates back to the 18th Century. The charming village sits in beautiful farmland and woodland within the valley of the River Pang. The local villages of Bucklebury and Bradfield offer excellent local amenities including churches, public houses and village shops. Bradfield College is nearby and also has excellent sporting facilities available via membership, including a golf course, indoor sports complex, pool and tennis centre. There are a number of sought after preparatory schools in the area including Elstree, St Andrews and Yattendon Primary School. Reading and Newbury are 10 and 9 miles away respectively, and provide more comprehensive facilities and shopping opportunities. The area benefits from excellent commuter and travel facilities with easy access onto the M4 at junctions 12 and 13 to London and the West Country, and an excellent train service from Reading or Pangbourne to London Paddington.
From the centre of Pangbourne, head southwest on High Street (A329), then at the roundabout take the first exit onto Church Road (A340). Continue for 2.3 miles, then turn right. Proceed for a further 1.9 miles, then take another right turn and after 0.4 miles, turn left onto Back Lane. Continue for another 1.9 miles, then turn right onto Cock Lane, followed by a left turn onto Bucklebury Road where the property is located.Read all
- Superb edge of village location
- Impressive and far reaching views
- Exciting opportunity to improve
- First time on the market in over 40 years
- Over 2,500 sq ft of accommodation
- South facing reception rooms