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Guide price

£1,650,000

(£238/sq. ft)

8 bed detached house for sale Swallowfield Road, Arborfield, Reading RG2

8 beds
6 baths
6 receptions

Property location

  • The Coombes Church of England Primary School0.8 miles
  • Farley Hill Primary School1.2 miles
  • Winnersh3.3 miles
  • Winnersh Triangle3.4 miles

Features and description

  • Converted period barn full of period charm
  • Beautifully maintained gardens and grounds with wonderful views
  • Extensive, flexible accommodation which would suit many domestic scenarios
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Gym
This spacious detached barn conversion features up to eight bedrooms and almost 7,000 square feet of accommodation, as well as beautiful gardens and grounds extending to more than three acres. The property displays magnificent period detailing and plenty of character throughout, including exposed timber beams, stripped wooden floors and vaulted ceilings, while there are also a number of modern, luxury fittings and design features.

The heart of the home is the large drawing room, with its part-vaulted ceiling and impressive brick-built fireplace and chimneybreast, which rises to the ceiling.

There is also a splendid formal dining room and a large kitchen and breakfast room with enough space for a breakfast table. The study welcomes plenty of natural light from its dual aspect, including French doors opening onto the gardens.

The large kitchen/breakfast room has a double oven electric Aga and plentiful cream coloured country style units and cupboard units with a cream tiled floor, and room for a large table seating around 8 - 10 people if required.

Upstairs there are up to eight double bedrooms, with one bedroom currently set up as a dressing room. The principal bedroom and one other bedroom are en suite, while there are three further bathrooms and a shower room.

The property also features the luxury of an indoor heated swimming pool, with bi-fold doors, which open onto the gardens. The pool area it's own shower and a steam room, while there is also a home gym.<br /><br />The property is set in an attractive rural location, less than a mile from the village of Arborfield, and five miles south of bustling Reading. Arborfield has a village shop, a local pub and a primary school, while Reading offers comprehensive amenities, including excellent shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities, and a variety of excellent restaurants, bars and cafés. The M4 (junction 11) is four and a half miles away, and provides direct access to London, its airports and the motorway network, while mainline rail services are available from Winnersh, with a direct service to London Waterloo, or a faster service to London Paddington, changing at Reading (45 minutes).<br /><br />To the front of the property there is an enclosed gravel courtyard with parking space for several vehicles and access to the property’s double garage and single garage. A five-bar gate to the side allows vehicular access to the period storage barn, grounds and paddock at the rear of the property.

The gardens and grounds feature a pristine lawn, dotted with various trees and there is an ornamental pond. The split-level patio to therear of the house and adjoining decked area overlooking the pond, provide an ideal spot for al fresco dining.
Beyond the area of lawn is a post and rail fenced paddock, which is accessed via a five-bar gate, and an adjoining area of meadow. At the side of the house there is a further sunken garden and a summer house. A machinery store is located at
the rear of the summer house.

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