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3 bed semi-detached house for sale Ivy Cottages, Down End, Chieveley, Newbury RG20

3 beds
1 bath
2 receptions
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Nearby amenities

  • Chieveley Primary School1 miles
  • Priors Court School (SEN)1.3 miles
  • Newbury Racecourse5.3 miles
  • Newbury5.4 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Charming, picturesque cottage
  • Convenient village location
  • Just an hour from London
  • Excellent local amenities
  • M4 motorway J13 – 1.5 miles
  • Three bedrooms, two receptions
  • Exposed beams, original floors
  • Delightful sitting room with fireplace
  • Beautiful country garden
  • Garage and parking
A delightful and very attractive semi-detached cottage, with history and charm in equal measure, occupying the perfect location close to the village centre, near to open countryside and within an hour from London via the nearby M4, or by rail. Garage, parking, lovely garden and bags of character!

This delightful cottage, steeped in history, offers a wealth of charm and character and comprises a central stable-style front door which opens into the large sitting room with an original inglenook fireplace and fitted wood burner. The exposed red-brick floor runs throughout the lower half of the ground floor with a step rising up to the study area and also leading to a cloakroom. The dining room on the other side of the cottage offers a double aspect and leads to the kitchen which offers a range of work surfaces, plenty of cupboards and a door to the side. There are three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

The lovely garden consists of a terraced area outside the front door, a perfect place to sit in the sunshine, which gives way to a beautiful country garden with a hedge on the boundary and a couple of silver birches trees, providing some light shade. There are bountiful borders, well-stocked with various shrubs and plants and the remainder of the garden is laid to lawn. There is a useful utility area behind the garage, which opens onto the drive offering one or two parking spaces. All the garden is located at the front of the property, with just a small area at the rear, and a pathway leads along the side of the cottage to the front.

Electricity, water and mains drainage are connected with heating provided by lpg (there is a gas tank located behind the garage).<br /><br />This lovely cottage is situated in Downend which now forms part of the village of Chieveley, just a mile and a half from junction 13 of the M4 motorway. The village centre offers a shop, post office, primary school, nursery and village hall. The Crab & Boar Country Pub offers local game cuisine. Chieveley falls within the catchment of the renowned Downs secondary school at Compton. There are also excellent road links via the A34 and M4 motorway, convenient commute for those working in Reading, Bracknell, Maidenhead and Slough.

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