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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
7th Apr 2018
Price reduced by £100,000
19th Feb 2018