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3 bed cottage for sale

£675,000 Guide price

Oaklands, Brimpton Road, Brimpton, Reading RG7

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Property description

A most delightful listed period thatched cottage dating back to 17th century. Originally two cottages, the property is timber framed with brick infill under a thatched roof and whilst having been updated still offers a wealth of character with many exposed beam and feature fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room. To the rear of the plot is a detached building which provides garaging for four vehicles and studio/offices above. This provides multi purpose opportunities together with the potential for residential use, all subject to the usual planning consents . Oaklands is being sold with no onward chain .Stamp duty paid on succesful sale(stc)
Oaklands is set on the fringe of Brimpton which offers a local church, a pub and a thriving village primary school all within walking distance. The surrounding countryside offers many miles of footpaths and bridleways with the River Enborne less than a mile away. Thatcham town, which offers excellent shopping and social facilities is approximately 3 miles distant and has main line rail networks providing access to Newbury, Reading, London Paddington and the Southwest, together with local bus services. There is easy access to both the M3 and M4 motorways.

Accommodation: * Entrance Lobby * Drawing Room * Sitting Room * Study * Dining Room * Shower Room * Kitchen * Three Bedrooms * Bathroom * Detached building providing garaging for four vehicles and Two Studio Rooms/Offices above

General Description: A most delightful listed period thatched cottage dating back to 17th century. Originally two cottages, the property is timber framed with brick infill under a thatched roof and whilst having been updated still offers a wealth of character with many exposed beam and feature fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room. To the rear of the plot is a detached building which provides garaging for four vehicles and studio/offices above. This provides multi purpose opportunities together with the potential for residential use, all subject to the usual planning consents . Oaklands is being sold with no onward chain and internal viewing is highly recommended.
Oaklands is set on the fringe of Brimpton which offers a local church, a pub and a thriving village primary school all within walking distance. The surrounding countryside offers many miles of footpaths and bridleways with the River Enborne less than a mile away. Thatcham town, which offers excellent shopping and social facilities is approximately 3 miles distant and has main line rail networks providing access to Newbury, Reading, London Paddington and the Southwest, together with local bus services. There is easy access to both the M3 and M4 motorways.

Front: Feature panelled front door to

Entrance Lobby: Radiator. Tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Wall light point.
Door to

Cloakroom/Shower Room: Fully tiled shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Frosted glazed windows to side. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers.
From the lobby there is also a door to

Drawing Room: 9ft 6 inches x 16ft 4 inches [2.9 x 4.98 m] Dual aspect with glazed windows to front and rear. Radiator. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers.Wall light and power points. Stairs to first floor. Door and step up to:

Study: 7ft 8 inches x 6ft 8 inches [2.34 x 2.03 m] Glazed window to rear garden. Power points. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers.
From drawing room a further door to

Sitting Room: 13ft 16ft [3.96 x 4.88 m] Dual aspect with glazed windows to front and rear gardens . There is a further glazed door to the front. Radiator. Power points. Feature fireplace with brick surround and Herringbone brickwork. Exposed timbers. To one side is wrought iron door into original Bread Oven. This room has a wealth of character with exposed ceiling and wall timbers . Wall light points. Power points. Door to

Dining Room: 8ft 7 inches x 16ft 1 inches [2.62 x 4.9 m] Glazed window to side. Glazed door to rear garden. Open Inglenook fireplace with brick and flint feature within the brick surround. Low louvred doors give access to boiler which provides oil fired central heating to radiators and hot water. Door to

Kitchen: 9ft 4 inches x 12ft 5 inches [2.84 x 3.78 m] Wood faced units and tiled worktops comprising single drainer sink unit with mixer tap set in worktop with appliance space under with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Further range of base and wall units. Part tiled walls. Triple aspect windows with glazed door to rear garden. Electric cooker point. Power points. Exposed timbers.

Recessed from the dining room, there is a semi spiral staircase giving dual access to bedroom 3 and the bathroom.

Bedroom 3: 14ft 15ft 3 inches [4.27 x 4.65 m] l-Shaped providing space of 14’0” x 15’3 o/a – vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Airing cupboard with lagged cylinder with immersion heater. Glazed window to front. Wall light and power points. Radiator.

En-suite Bathroom: 9ft 8 inches x 9ft 9 inches [2.95 x 2.97 m] Three piece suite comprising corner bath with mixer tap. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Glazed window to rear. Radiator. Recessed lighting. Door to

Bedroom 1: 13ft 2 inches x 16ft [4.01 x 4.88 m] Fitted double cupboards Glazed window to front. Vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Spotlights. Double radiator. There is a doorway through to

Bedroom 2: 16ft 9ft 7 inches [4.88 x 2.92 m] Glazed window to front. Staircase leading down to drawing room. Vaulted ceilings exposed beams. Spotlights . Radiator. There is a door leading to a
Walk in Wardrobe 7’3” x 3’5”

Separate Building: Brick built under a tiled roof.
Providing secure garaging for at least 4 vehicles with four up and over doors to front. Main personal door into the front of the garage with staircase to first floor . There is a separate pedestrian entrance at the rear into the other side of the garaging.

Games/Office Room: 45ft 12ft [13.72 x 3.66 m] First floor Games Room/Offices – approx 45' x 12' overall. Triple aspect with double glazed Velux roof lights to the front, casement window over the garden and fully glazed double doors to the rear giving stunning views to the south across farmland. Polished solid timber flooring throughout. Recessed lighting. Power points.
This is presently partitioned as two rooms, the Main Room is 25' x 12' to include the landing area, with glazed door off the landing to the Second Room 20' x 12'.

Under these two studio areas is garaging for four vehicles with up and over doors and also leaded windows to all elevations. All windows are double glazed.

Outside: The main residence is set to the front of the plot which extends to just under half an acre. The garden is surrounded by open countryside and is laid mostly to grass and shrubbery. The gravel driveway is accessed by a 5-bar gate and leads to the detached building together with extensive parking for further vehicles.

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West berkshire council
council tax band G


2017/18 £2788.06


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £452,836 Sales 427 Current average value £537,528 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,514 ▲ 1.23%

Property value data/graphs for RG7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £703,959 £394 4.1 £612,404
Semi-detached £417,243 £389 3.1 £389,871
Terraced £333,536 £389 2.7 £336,527
Flats £254,547 £356 1.9 £233,377

Current asking prices in RG7

Average: £529,858
Avg. current asking prices in RG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £189,667
(3)
£299,303
(29)
£423,779
(48)
£613,712
(66)
£862,854
(14)
Flats £173,106
(9)
£255,000
(6)
£662,500
(2)
£625,000
(1)
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All £177,246
(12)
£291,708
(35)
£433,328
(50)
£613,881
(67)
£862,854
(14)

Current asking rents in RG7

Average: £1,469 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £687 pcm
(4)
£1,177 pcm
(7)
£1,535 pcm
(7)
£2,155 pcm
(10)
£4,134 pcm
(3)
Flats £784 pcm
(7)
£972 pcm
(16)
£1,502 pcm
(2)
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All £748 pcm
(11)
£1,035 pcm
(23)
£1,527 pcm
(9)
£2,155 pcm
(10)
£4,134 pcm
(3)

Fun facts for RG7

Highest value in RG7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bramley Road £1,360,766
The Avenue £1,279,290
Chapel Row, Reading RG7 £1,157,541
Bucklebury, Reading RG7 £1,045,918
Webbs Lane £979,412
Highest turnover in RG7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bryant Crescent 61.5%
Hill View 54.5%
Alderfield Close 50.0%
Bloomfield Hatch 50.0%
Benham Drive 46.9%

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Nearby transport

  • Thatcham (1.8 miles)
  • Midgham (1.9 miles)
  • Aldermaston (3.5 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (30.3 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (33.0 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (46.9 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (32.5 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (32.5 miles)
  • Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal (34.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Brimpton C.E. Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Ashford Hill Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Francis Baily Primary School (2.3 miles)
  • Padworth College (4.0 miles)
  • Engaging Potential (4.3 miles)
  • Newbury College (4.9 miles)
  • The Hurst Community College (2.1 miles)
  • Kennet School (2.3 miles)
  • Elstree School (2.4 miles)
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£2,859 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £16/mo (£191/yr)
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Energy

Gas £52 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £104/mo

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Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £279 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water

Supply £16 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £31 /mo
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