Head of OfficePangbourne Estate Agents
The Property With origins believed to date to 1890, CraigsideShooters Hill exhibits distinctive elevations featuring an ornate bay window, segmental panes, decorative arched tops to apertures and a first floor balcony with balustrade, supported on metal columns. The reception hall leads into a drawing room where two sets of French doors afford picturesque views across to the river. Adjacent to the drawing room is a kitchen fitted with wall and base level units and with archways which open to the adjoining dining room. Ancillary space is provided by a utility room which incorporates shower facilities and a cloakroom, along with an external door to the side courtyard. There is access through to a conservatory/gym with exposed brick walls and glazing which gives an outlook to greenery alongside a flint and stone-block retaining wall. On the first floor, the principal bedroom features the bay window with a deep shelf offering a place to perch and enjoy the outlook to the river and countryside beyond. This room, and the family bathroom, both have doors giving access out onto the balcony which provides an ideal setting for a bistro table and chairs. There are two further bedrooms on the upper level, one of which might serve as an office for home-workers. The accommodation is presented with an incomplete refurbishment programme offering opportunities to undertake some additional up-dating to suit individual preferences and requirements.
Outside A low brick and flint wall fronts the road with an area of lawn and steps leading up to the covered entrance. A driveway to the side of the property provides parking with a timber fence and gate marking the access route through to the rear courtyard. An additional parking area which may be used as a vehicle pull-in is situated on the opposite side of the roadway at the rivers edge, along with a grassed section at the bank with bench seat. Meandering pathways with steps weave through the hillside at the rear of the house leading up to an area of garden which is enclosed by mature shrubs and trees and provides an elevated setting to sit and relax indappled shade. The river garden benefits from a private mooring with mooring rights.
Location Pangbourne is a pretty Thameside village which provides an excellent range of local facilities including a church, primary school, pubs and restaurants and several specialist shops, including an award winning butcher and specialist cheese shop. Commuters are conveniently placed to the mainline railway station which offers services to London and for car journeys, there is easy access to the M4 which provides links to major road networks. Reading is within reach and provides a comprehensive range of retail, cultural and leisure amenities and recreational facilities are available at nearby Caversham Lakes A number of well-regarded schools are provided in the vicinity including Cheam Prep School, Bradfield College and The Oratory School.
Directions From the High Street, join Station Road/A329 at the roundabout beside Strutt & Parkers Pangbourne office. Continuing to join Shooters Hill, follow the road for approximately 0.5 mile where the property will be found on the left hand side.Read all