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4 bed detached house for sale

£850,000

Brockenby, Checkendon RG8

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Property features

  • Detached family home
  • Four bedrooms, master with en-suite
  • Secluded position on the edge of the village
  • Plot approaching half an acre
  • Double garage
  • EPC Rating E

Property description

A well presented individual four bedroom detached property located in a desirable and secluded position on the edge of the popular village of Checkendon. The property offers spacious accommodation, with four bedrooms and a recently re-fitted kitchen. Benefitting from generous landscaped gardens approaching half an acre, and abutting fields at the side. Accommodation includes: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, study, cloakroom, master bedroom with en-suite, three additional bedrooms, family bathroom and double garage. EPC Rating E.
Local information
Checkendon is located on the edge of the Chiltern Hills in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This close knit village dates back to the 12th century and has many amenities including an excellent school and pre-school, local church and public house plus equestrian centre and sports facilities on the recreation ground with its sports pavilion catering for the village cricket club and football team. The village is within 15 minutes drive of Reading town centre, with excellent commuting links into London Paddington and Oxford, and the opening of Crossrail expected in 2019. There is extensive and varied access to countryside footpaths & bridleways/ridgeway.
Accommodation
A hard wood front door opens into an entrance lobby with doors to all accommodation. The sitting room is triple aspect to maximise the views over the wrap around garden, with sliding doors accessing both the front and rear patios, and a cast iron woodburner with brick and granite surround. An archway opens into the dining room, which again has sliding doors onto the front patio, with the staircase to the first floor and a door leading to the kitchen. The kitchen is front aspect, recently re-fitted within the last two years. Fitted with a matching range of bespoke wall and base units, with granite worktops, integrated appliances and a door to the front. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a large study with sliding door to the rear, and a cloakroom.

An open tread staircase leads to the first floor landing, with airing and storage cupboards. The master bedroom is triple aspect, with views overlooking the gardens and fields beyond, built in wardrobe cupboards, and a fully tiled en-suite, fitted with a bath with shower over. The guest bedroom is another generous room, again with views across the fields and a range of built in cupboards. There are two additional bedrooms, one double with wardrobes and one large single, and a family bathroom, tiled and fitted with a bath with shower over.
Outside space
A timber five bar gate opens onto a gravelled drive with off street parking, leading to the double garage. The gardens are a stunning feature of the property, meticulously landscaped and wrapping around so that all rooms benefit from its outlook. The garden has been carefully planted with a variety of seasonal flowers and shrubs, with beds alternating between bluebells, daffodils, tulips and wildflowers. The garden has been designed with multiple patio areas, to the front and rear of the house, and throughout the garden to provide ample seating areas. The plot in its entirety is approaching half an acre.
Double garage
Double garage with electric up and over door, light and power.
Local authority and services
South Oxfordshire District Council. Council Tax band F. Oil fired central heating, mains drainage, superfast broadband.
Conveyancing
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Disclaimer
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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1 Floorplan 2

Floorplan 1 View original

Market activity
Average price paid £693,154 Sales 198 Current average value £767,628 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £45,200 ▲ 6.26%

Property value data/graphs for RG8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £995,846 £479 4.1 £937,904
Semi-detached £555,990 £454 3.4 £473,337
Terraced £462,509 £458 3.0 £422,901
Flats £409,805 £455 2.0 £308,985

Current asking prices in RG8

Average: £675,211
Avg. current asking prices in RG8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £229,950
(1)
£499,286
(14)
£552,741
(47)
£753,417
(51)
£1,119,997
(17)
Flats £215,988
(4)
£303,423
(13)
£494,286
(7)
£700,000
(1)
-
All £218,780
(5)
£404,981
(27)
£545,164
(54)
£752,390
(52)
£1,119,997
(17)

Current asking rents in RG8

Average: £1,378 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £569 pcm
(3)
£1,298 pcm
(5)
£1,549 pcm
(7)
£2,292 pcm
(6)
£2,973 pcm
(2)
Flats £768 pcm
(7)
£1,026 pcm
(7)
£1,595 pcm
(1)
- -
All £708 pcm
(10)
£1,140 pcm
(12)
£1,555 pcm
(8)
£2,292 pcm
(6)
£2,972 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for RG8

Highest value in RG8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Bradleys Street £1,866,691
Manor Road £1,607,849
Riverview Road £1,590,331
Courtlands Hill £1,539,373
Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 £1,508,929
Highest turnover in RG8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Bryant Place 70.0%
Morrison Close 63.2%
Stonehouse 58.3%
Marsh Place 53.8%
The Street 52.9%

What Zoopla users think of Checkendon

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 4 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Goring & Streatley (4.4 miles)
  • Pangbourne (4.7 miles)
  • Tilehurst (5.2 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (25.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (36.7 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (43.4 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (27.5 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (27.6 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (30.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Stoke Row Church of England School (0.8 miles)
  • Woodcote Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Bradfield College (7.8 miles)
  • Padworth College (11.2 miles)
  • Radley College (13.6 miles)
  • The Oratory School (1.2 miles)
  • Langtree School (1.5 miles)
  • The Oratory Preparatory School (2.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,480 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 85,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,059 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £23/mo (£274/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

Energy

Gas £56 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £115/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: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Oxfordshire

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £247 /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.

Water

Supply £19 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £36 /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.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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