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4 bed detached house for sale

£726,000 Guide price

West Drive, Sonning, Reading RG4

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Property features

  • Over 60s only under Homewise's lifetime lease plan
  • Discounts range from 8.5% to 59%
  • The actual price you will pay depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria
  • Call for a personalised quote
  • Prestigious private road location
  • Four double bedrooms
  • En-suite to master bedroom
  • Circa 0.42 of an acre plot
  • Utility room
  • Driveway parking for several cars

Property description

Buying this property with a Home for Life Plan discount.

This property is offered at a reduced price for people aged over 60 through Homewise's Home for Life Plan. Through the Home for Life Plan, anyone aged over sixty can purchase a lifetime lease on this property which discounts the price from its full market value. The size of the discount you are entitled to depends on your age, personal circumstances and property criteria and could be anywhere between 8.5% and 59% from the property’s full market value. The above price is for guidance only. It’s based on our average discount and would be the estimated price payable by a 69-year-old single male. As such, the price you would pay could be higher or lower than this figure.

For more information or a personalised quote, just give us a call. Alternatively, if you are under 60 or would like to purchase this property without a Home for Life Plan at its full market price of £1,100,000, please contact Romans.


Property description


Situated in the picturesque and historic Thames-side village of Sonning, West Drive is a prestigious tree-lined private road. This impressive four bedroom detached home sits within private grounds of nearly half an acre and has the added benefit of an extended wooded area to the back of the garden.

This detached home is tastefully modernised in keeping with the original character of the property and offers four double bedrooms with an en-suite to the master and a lovely four piece family bathroom. Downstairs provides three reception rooms, a spacious kitchen/diner and a separate utility room.

The property is situated within 2 miles of Twyford mainline railway station, and 5 miles from Reading train station allowing excellent access to London Paddington. The A4 & A329M/ M4 corridor are also easy to reach by car. Close by there are popular local pubs in Sonning, Sonning golf course and Woodley shopping precinct as well as good local schools such as, Bluecoat, Waingels College, Sonning Primary Willowbank Primary, Shiplake College, Queens Annes, Reading School, Abbey School, Kendrick School and Crosfield Preparatory School.
Overall this property has been beautifully maintained throughout, with versatile living space this is a practical family home in an idyllic location.

With properties rarely coming to the market on this road, viewings are highly recommended.

The information provided about this property does not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may be it be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures & fittings and, where the property has been extended/converted, planning/building regulation consents. All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only as are floor plans which are not to scale and their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Suitable as a retirement home.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £483,179 Sales 475 Current average value £538,355 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £28,612 ▲ 5.61%

Property value data/graphs for RG4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £752,032 £453 4.0 £671,026
Semi-detached £488,060 £450 3.3 £471,463
Terraced £390,656 £437 2.8 £366,833
Flats £300,849 £447 1.9 £271,334

Current asking prices in RG4

Average: £483,934
Avg. current asking prices in RG4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £160,750
(3)
£340,416
(28)
£419,906
(53)
£727,480
(32)
£941,838
(13)
Flats £184,891
(17)
£246,221
(24)
£410,000
(2)
- -
All £181,270
(20)
£296,941
(52)
£419,545
(55)
£727,480
(32)
£941,838
(13)

Current asking rents in RG4

Average: £1,383 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in RG4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £612 pcm
(17)
£1,124 pcm
(6)
£1,443 pcm
(18)
£2,944 pcm
(5)
-
Flats £649 pcm
(37)
£1,124 pcm
(14)
£1,248 pcm
(2)
- -
All £637 pcm
(54)
£1,124 pcm
(20)
£1,424 pcm
(20)
£2,944 pcm
(5)
-

Fun facts for RG4

Highest value in RG4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Charvil Lane £1,409,670
Tanners Lane £1,372,845
Thames Street £1,323,599
The Warren £1,311,909
Upper Warren Avenue £1,295,810
Highest turnover in RG4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Short Street 90.9%
Abbotsmead Place 75.4%
Symeon Place 53.6%
Notley Place 50.0%
Onslow Gardens 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Sonning

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 78% (14 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 2.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4.5 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 3.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Earley (1.6 miles)
  • Winnersh Triangle (2.0 miles)
  • Twyford (2.1 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (19.3 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (36.6 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (38.0 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (20.2 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (20.3 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (23.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Sonning CofE Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Willow Bank Infant School (0.6 miles)
  • Wellington College (8.2 miles)
  • Bradfield College (9.7 miles)
  • Padworth College (10.4 miles)
  • Reading Blue Coat School (0.6 miles)
  • The Bulmershe School (0.8 miles)
  • Waingels College (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,025 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 72,600
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,613 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £23/mo (£275/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

Wokingham

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £238 /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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