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5 bed detached bungalow for sale

£825,000 (£429/sq. ft) Guide price

Upper Woolhampton, Reading RG7

5 2 3 1,925 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Individual and Spacious Four/Five Bedroomed Detached Bungalow with Potential to Create an Annexe
  • Approx. 0.55 Acre Plot
  • Three/Four Reception Rooms & Two Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Driveway Parking and Double Garage
  • Set Amongst the Glorious Surrounds of Bucklebury Common

Property description

An individual and surprisingly spacious four/five bedroomed detached bungalow occupying a plot of approx. Half an acre, delightfully situated in a gladed setting amidst the glorious open/wooded countryside of West Berkshire between the Kennet and Pang Valleys.

Newbury - 7 miles
Reading - 12 miles
Theale (M4/J12) – 7.5 miles
Midgham Station - 2 miles
Pangbourne & Station - 9 miles
Central London - 52 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Upper Woolhampton/Bucklebury Common
Strategically located in an elevated position in the heart of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded by glorious open/wooded countryside and farmland providing excellent facilities for walking, cycling and riding pursuits interspersed with a variety of historic villages and inns. The major shopping centres of Reading and Newbury are easily accessible and there are local facilities in nearby Thatcham together with local stores in Woolhampton and Upper Bucklebury and a doctors practice in Chapel Row. There is a good selection of both private and state schools in the vicinity including both Woolhampton and Bucklebury C of E Primary Schools.

Oak Lodge
A detached single storey property, built in the 1960’s and subsequently extended to the rear, resulting in a significantly larger and more versatile home, enjoying a fabulous plot of about 0.55 of an acre, including an orchard and set amidst the rather attractive backdrop of Bucklebury Common. The property has mellow brick elevations under mostly shallow concrete tiled pitched roof, together with replacement Anglian double glazed white windows to complement. There is still considerable scope to further enhance and/or extend the property (subject, of course, to any necessary consents) and there is also potential for re-configuration of the accommodation to provide an annexe.

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study/Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Boot Room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom Suite with Shower Room, Four Further Bedrooms (alternatively one could be used as an additional reception room), Family Bathroom, Additional W.C., Driveway Parking, Double Garage, Sizeable Level Rear Garden, Approx. 0.55 Acre Plot.

As illustrated on the accompanying floorplan and featuring the following:

• Double glazed throughout
• Oil fired central heating serving radiators
• Water softener
• Entrance hall with part Travertine and majority light oak flooring
• Sitting room with parquet flooring, feature wood burner and sliding patio door access to paved rear terrace
• The study also features a wood burner
• Kitchen with some built-in appliances plus there is space for table and chairs, a built-in larder/pantry as well as attractive Travertine flooring
• Dining room also featuring parquet flooring
• Master bedroom with modern en-suite shower room, also with Travertine flooring
• Modern re-fitted bathroom suite together with Travertine flooring

Garage: Attached double garage with power, lighting and two up and over doors.

Gardens: The plot is approached via a gravel track/lane (byway) and via a pair of timber five-bar gates onto generous gravelled driveway, enabling ample off-lane parking and access to garage. Also featured within the front garden is a mature oak tree, fenced boundaries, lawned areas and oil storage tank. The rear garden is particularly large with vast expanse of level lawn, paved terrace, outside lighting, flower and shrub beds, various trees, large garden shed/store, fenced and hedged boundaries. The plot is l-shaped and as a result, the rear garden extends around to the left into an orchard and vegetable/fruit growing area. The rear garden enjoys a south facing aspect together with a high degree of privacy.

Energy Performance Rating: The full results of the Energy Performance Assessment can be supplied upon request.

Services: Mains electricity and water (metered) are connected. Private drainage.

Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council, Market Street, Newbury. Tel:
Council Tax: Payable for the year 2016/2017 – £2,261.93
(Band F).

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG7 5UA.

Directions: From Theale (M4 – J12) proceed towards Newbury on the A4 Theale bypass at the end of which turn right at the roundabout signposted Pangbourne. Take the first turning left signposted Bradfield and continue for about 1.5 miles turning left into Union Road signposted Bradfield Southend. Continue on this road passing through the village of Bradfield Southend and then continue along “The Avenue” (an avenue of oak trees). Go past The Bladebone Inn heading in the direction of Upper Bucklebury and continue through Bucklebury Common along a straight road, turning left at a crossroads into Carbinswood Lane. Turn right at the left hand bend into a gravel track/lane (byway) and then Oak Lodge will be found on the left hand side.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £468,355 Sales 495 Current average value £559,774 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £31,488 ▲ 5.96%

Property value data/graphs for RG7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £729,065 £408 4.1 £627,175
Semi-detached £439,146 £411 3.1 £407,944
Terraced £354,977 £409 2.7 £356,287
Flats £268,545 £377 1.9 £241,682

Current asking prices in RG7

Average: £496,057
Avg. current asking prices in RG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £190,612
Flats £175,995
All £180,171

Current asking rents in RG7

Average: £1,428 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £702 pcm
£1,059 pcm
£1,449 pcm
£2,516 pcm
£4,099 pcm
Flats £797 pcm
£1,016 pcm
- - -
All £740 pcm
£1,033 pcm
£1,449 pcm
£2,516 pcm
£4,099 pcm

Fun facts for RG7

Highest value in RG7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bramley Road £1,404,873
The Avenue £1,325,879
Chapel Row, Reading RG7 £1,204,365
Bucklebury, Reading RG7 £1,089,357
Basingstoke Road £1,013,874
Highest turnover in RG7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bryant Crescent 61.5%
Roe Gardens 55.0%
Hill View 54.5%
Alderfield Close 53.6%
Hilltop Gardens 52.4%

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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Midgham (1.5 miles)
  • Thatcham (2.3 miles)
  • Aldermaston (2.7 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (32.1 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (32.7 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (47.4 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (32.1 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (32.1 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (36.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bucklebury C.E. Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Woolhampton C.E. Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Beenham Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • Padworth College (3.7 miles)
  • Bradfield College (3.8 miles)
  • Queen Mary's College (11.9 miles)
  • Elstree School (1.3 miles)
  • Kennet School (2.3 miles)
  • Brockhurst and Marlston House Schools (2.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,461 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 82,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,969 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £99,000 Average insurance cost £44/mo (£523/yr)
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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


Gas £63 Electricity £67 Estimated energy cost £130/mo

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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: 23000 kWh/year
Electricity: 5700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

West Berkshire

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £279 /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.


Supply £21 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £39 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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