Amber Cottage is a substantial detached property set behind high hedging and with electric gates leading to a paved parking area. The excellent accommodation is arranged over two floors with the ground floor featuring a generous sitting room with wood burning stove and an adjoining dining room, both having doors out to the rear garden and both being of good proportions. Of particular note is the sociable and well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, thoughtfully designed with a central island and with ample dining space for a family. In addition there is a useful utility room with door out to the garden and a downstairs WC. The dining room and hallway both have solid wood flooring. The first floor comprises a master bedroom which is dual aspect with lovely views over the garden, with an ensuite bathroom and a dressing room. The second bedroom provides access to excellent eaves storage areas as well as a fitted cupboard. There is a further double bedroom again with fitted cupboard, whilst the fourth bedroom is currently used as a home office. There is also a family bathroom. The property has a lovely light and airy feel to it throughout with delightful views over the garden and is decorated in a neutral palette.
Amber Cottage is situated just outside the village of Kingsclere but is conveniently accessible to the village which has an excellent range of amenities including public houses, a selection of local shops, churches, hairdressers, Health Centre with doctor and dentist, Post Office, chemist and the Fieldgate Community Centre with sports field.The village offers good access to both Newbury and Basingstoke along the A339 and as a result, both the M4 and M3 motorways are readily accessible. Mainline rail services can be found both at Newbury (Paddington) and Basingstoke or Overton (Waterloo). A regular bus service runs between the two major towns as well. The general area boasts excellent local schooling as well as renowned private schools such as Cheam, St. Gabriels, Horris Hill, Bradfield and Pangbourne College.
The property is set back from the road by a drive and high hedging. The block-paved parking area to the front can accommodate a number of cars and there is also a detached double garage. An attractive arch leads through to the delightful southerly-facing rear garden. The garden is largely laid to lawn and has been imaginatively landscaped to create various areas of interest including a secluded dining area and a central pergola-walkway which is flanked by well stocked shrubs and flower beds. There is also an enormous terrace bordered by brick retaining walls. The garden enjoys a good degree of privacy bordered with a variety of trees and shrubs.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
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