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