A stunning 3,000 sq ft family house, being part of a very stylish Grade II listed barn conversion
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With black-painted, weatherboarded elevations, Pond House forms the westerly wing of a converted Grade II listed barn which offers spacious, light and airy accommodation with modern styling designed to blend perfectly with rustic features which include exposed timbers and brickwork. Wood floor covering with underfloor heating, provides a sense of warmth and harmony across the ground floor rooms. The reception hall leads through to the open-plan reception areas, which are flooded with natural light via large French windows (former cart entrances). The sitting room has a brick fireplace with wood-burning stove creating a comfortable entertaining space with views over the terrace and gardens and to the fields beyond. A generous dining room links seamlessly with the kitchen and offers an integrated eating area easily accessible from the sitting room, with French windows opening onto its own lovely sheltered terrace and herb garden. The adjoining kitchen is fitted with contemporary wall and base level units, topped with stone work surfaces and provides space for informal dining, whilst a snug offers a separate relaxed sitting room. A utility room houses additional appliances and provides further storage and with a large cloakroom completes the accommodation on the ground floor. On the first floor, the bright landing area leads to four bedrooms where ceilings and walls have exposed oak beams. The light-filled principal bedroom has views over the countryside and a modern en-suite shower room, one further bedroom also has an en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is shared between bedrooms 3 and 4. To the front of the property there is a large gravel driveway with plenty of parking. The garden to the rear is on two sides, with paved terraces which take advantage of the separate aspects and enjoy far reaching views. Much of the garden is laid to lawn with trees and shrubs. Pond House is set within the mature environment of a delightful Grade II listed Manor House and the village church, a 1/4 of mile from Winterbourne, a delightful village located within the North Wessex Downs AONB surrounded by miles of open countryside, with numerous footpaths/bridleways to explore. The nearby lovely tranquil village of Boxford lies near to the River Lambourn, has a church, village hall, tennis club and pre-school. The historic market town of Newbury offers a comprehensive range of amenities including high-end shops and independent boutiques, Waitrose, Sainsburys and M & S, numerous wine bars and restaurants, a cinema and a theatre. There is also the famous Watermill Theatre in Bagnor 1 1/2 miles from Winterbourne. Close by there are the Michelin starred restaurants, The Woodspeen, The Vineyard and newly opened, The Retreat at Elcot Park with restaurants and spa club. Sporting amenities in the area include fishing on the Kennet & Avon canal, golf at Chaddleworth, Newbury, Donnington and Marlborough and horse racing at Newbury.The property boasts excellent communication links to all major regional towns and the nearby A34, for north and south links and M4 providing excellent access to the West Country, Reading and London. Heathrow airport is less than an hour away. Trains from Newbury station reach London Paddington in around 40 minutes. The area offers a wide range of noted independent schools including Downe House, Brockhurst & Marlston House, St Gabriels, Horris Hill, Thorngrove, Cheam and Elstree.
This property has 0.62 acres of land.
From Newbury take the A339 travelling in a northerly direction and then bear left to join the A4/Western Avenue. At the roundabout, exit onto the B4494 signed to Wantage and follow the road for approximately 2 miles. Turn left at the signpost for Winterbourne and at the T Junction, right. Take the first turn left and then first right where the property will be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Utility Room
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