An immaculate, semi detached period cottage in the sought after village of Stanford Dingley
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Stanford Farm Cottage is a charming country cottage with enviable views over the surrounding countryside. The kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house with stunning limestone flooring, modern units and Bosch integrated fridge, dishwasher, ovens and hob. The striking breakfast area with vaulted ceilings allow plenty of light into the room and which has a wonderful open and airy feel. Double doors open out from two sides of the breakfast area onto the terrace, ideal for dining or entertaining. The generously proportioned drawing room has a fireplace with log burning stove, as well as large windows looking out to both the front and rear of the property. On the first floor, the master bedroom takes precedence with a dressing room and stylish en-suite with a double shower. There is a guest bedroom on this floor with views over the farmland to the front, and a contemporary family bathroom. Both bathrooms benefit from underfloor heating. The remaining two bedrooms are located on the second floor, also benefiting from beautiful elevated views. The whole house has been exquisitely designed and caters equally for modern family living or as a country retreat, with contemporary design sympathetically incorporated into this charming period cottage.
The property is approached over a gravel driveway to the front of the house with parking for several cars alongside a landscaped boundary leading through to the rear of the property. A smart terrace sits at the back of the house with doors opening out from the kitchen/breakfast room, taking advantage of the southerly aspect. Careful and tasteful landscaping is seen throughout, and of particular note are the well designed raised beds which can be viewed from the sitting room and a beautiful climbing rose tree to the front elevation. Mature hedging lines the boundary providing a good degree of privacy. To one side of the cottage sits an attractive timber clad studio/office which was erected in January 2018 and provides very useful additional living space.
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 Pangbourne, proceed out of the village turning right at the Church up Pangbourne Hill and turn left into Bere Court Road. Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles to the small cross roads and continue straight over onto Dark Lane. After approximately 1.5 miles, on reaching the cross roads, proceed straight on into Back Lane. Pass the left hand turn for Tutts Clump and continue to the t-junction in Stanford Dingley. Turn right at this T-junction then pass a road on your left and Stanford Farm Cottage is the first driveway on the left after this road.Read all
- Attractive period property
- Very good internal decoation
- Desirable village
- Excellent family home or weekend retreat
- Close to Yattendon Village Primary School
- Smart Garden/Studio Home Office
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