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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,450,000 Guide price

Orchard Chase, Hurst, Berkshire RG10

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Property description

This attractive detached house built in 1988 with brick and flint elevations under a slate tiled roof, situated in private close of similar properties, presented in excellent order throughout.
Entering via a pillared entrance porch into a spacious reception hall with solid oak staircase and floor leading through to the principle ground floor rooms. A large duel aspect sitting room is entered via a pair of oak doors and features wood burning stove set within a marble fire place, oak flooring and with Georgian style sash, double glazed windows to the front and French doors leading to the rear gardens which also features in the adjacent dining room. At the front of the house is a large study fitted with a large sweeping desk with 3 work stations and built in drawers and glass fronted display cabinets.
The kitchen breakfast room is comprehensively fitted with re-finished limed oak fronted cabinets and drawers with extensive granite work surfaces and integrated appliances including 5 burner gas hob, eye level double ovens and dishwasher with ample space in the centre for a large breakfast table. The triple aspect family room runs off the kitchen and has doors leading out to the rear gardens. A large utility room and two cloak rooms complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor there is a large bright landing leading to 5 generous sized bedrooms all with built in wardrobes and the master with a large en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubical and under floor heating. The family bathroom has been re-fitted with a contemporary style suite and also features under floor heating.
Outside to the front is a large driveway fronted by twin, 5 bar gates, leading to a fully open, triple width garage with pitched slate tiled roof, electric doors, plus a rear pedestrian door accessing the rear garden. A large shaped lawn to the front is bordered with post and rail fencing to the close and mature hedging to the sides.
The large rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a shaped paved patio adjoining full width of the house and mixture of timber fencing and hedging to the borders, giving a high degree of privacy.

Services:
Mains connected, gas, electric water and drainage.

Maintenance of the close:
Orchard Close is privately owned and is maintained by the residents, the cost of which for maintaining the verges is approximately £100 per annum.

Location

Situated in a secluded position in an private close, within a half mile of the village shops in Hurst which include, a butcher, post office and general store and a bakery. The village also boasts a popular public house, primary school, church, cricket club and children’s playground. Twyford village with its variety of local shops and amenities including an excellent Waitrose is just over two miles distance with the mainline train station with regular services to London Paddington and to Reading which offers connections to the rest of the rail network including the West Country and West Coast Mainline.
Reading town centre is approximately 7 miles distance and boasts superb shopping and entertainment facilities as well as being home to a number of large national and multi-national companies based on the business parks surround the town.
For those with sporting interests the local area has many golf courses, sports and health clubs including the Castle Royale Golf and Country club at Knowl Hill, cricket and football at Hurst, tennis and sailing at Wargrave and with numerous opportunities for equestrian and walking in the surrounding countryside.

Directions

From our offices on the Wargrave Road in Twyford village proceed across the central traffic lights into Church Street and continue straight on to the Waltham Road. Then once you have crossed the railway bridge, take the first right into Hurst Road (A321). Follow the road past the Station entrance and around the sharp left hand bend. Follow this road out of the village, through Whistley Green and into Hurst village. Continue on this road passing the local shops and past the duck pond on your right and then take the next turning right into Orchard Road. Orchard Chase is the first turning on the right, head into the close and Holly House is the third house on the left.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £590,517 Sales 226 Current average value £639,719 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £39,083 ▲ 6.51%

What is the current average value of properties in RG10?

The current average value in RG10 in January 2017 is £639,719. This has increased 1.08% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £380,269 and semi-detached properties valued £499,661. In the past year property prices in RG10 have increased 6.51%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for RG10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £834,390 £463 4.0 £774,835
Semi-detached £499,661 £460 3.2 £488,279
Terraced £380,269 £455 2.5 £384,222
Flats £299,079 £419 1.8 £312,718

Current asking prices in RG10

Average: £804,869
Avg. current asking prices in RG10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £397,500
(2)
£574,991
(11)
£812,663
(15)
£1,695,000
(5)
Flats - £397,500
(2)
£414,975
(2)
- -
All - £397,500
(4)
£550,373
(13)
£812,663
(15)
£1,695,000
(5)

Current asking rents in RG10

Average: £3,805 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £815 pcm
(3)
£1,206 pcm
(4)
£1,508 pcm
(6)
£2,300 pcm
(4)
£2,500 pcm
(1)
Flats £887 pcm
(4)
£998 pcm
(5)
£1,694 pcm
(1)
- -
All £856 pcm
(7)
£1,090 pcm
(9)
£1,535 pcm
(7)
£2,300 pcm
(4)
£2,500 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for RG10

Highest value in RG10
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Henley Road £1,862,769
Loddon Drive £1,773,546
Willow Lane £1,769,499
Scarletts Lane £1,720,351
West End £1,651,088
Highest turnover in RG10
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Greenfinch Drive 41.7%
Brook Street 41.2%
Garraway Close 40.0%
Cotterell Gardens 38.3%
Pipistrelle Way 38.1%

What Zoopla users think of Hurst

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 93%

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Nearby transport

  • Twyford (1.5 miles)
  • Winnersh (2.0 miles)
  • Winnersh Triangle (2.1 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (16.9 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (35.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (35.7 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (17.8 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (17.8 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (21.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Nicholas Church of England Primary, Hurst (0.2 miles)
  • The Colleton Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Woodley CofE Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • UTC Reading (3.8 miles)
  • Bracknell and Wokingham College (5.4 miles)
  • Berkshire College of Agriculture (5.6 miles)
  • Dolphin School (0.8 miles)
  • Waingels College (1.7 miles)
  • The Ambleside Centre (2.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£5,119 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 145,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,628 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £46/mo (£550/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £69 Electricity £71 Estimated energy cost £140/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Wokingham

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £305 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

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