2 bedroom flat/apartment for sale

The Old Forge, Streatley, Reading, Berkshire, RG8


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A ground floor apartment with delightful private garden and designated parking in a most desirable elevated location enjoying far reaching views, closeto the central ‘Conservation Area’ and historic High Street of this picturesque Thameside village.

3 The Old Forge
An impressive ground floor apartment, one of only eight built in 1996 which has an advantageous position in the top corner of the development with far reaching views at the front which extend across to the Chilterns countryside. The apartment also has the largest patio garden located immediately at the rear which is very secluded and enjoys a south westerly aspect.

Each of the eight apartments has the benefit of a 999 year lease originating in 1996. Additionally, the eight leaseholders each have a 1/8th share in the Freeehold has a Management Company has been formed by the residents to control and supervise the maintenance and upkeep of the apartments and all communal areas. Currently the charges are approximately £100 per month which also includes Buildings Insurance and a contribution towards a Sinking Fund.

Streatley on Thames, West Berkshire
The property is situated within the Conservation area of the very sought after and picturesque village of Streatley-on-Thames. The surrounding countryside is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and the village itself contains a number of attractive and individual properties, with the High Street forming the central part of the village running down to the River Thames and the bridge across to Goring. In the village there is a parish church with Norman origins, a luxury riverside 4* hotel which also offers a leisure and fitness club and deli café and The Bull public house. There is also a golf club, a nursery and a highly regarded primary school. Across the river lies the village of Goring-on-Thames which also offers a wide range of amenities and additional facilities including shops, riverside café, dentist, library and a health centre together with the mainline railway station providing excellent commuter service to Oxford, Reading and London.

There are a number of highly regarded state and independent schools within easy reach of the apartment including Harriett House Montessori School, St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Streatley Primary School, Elstree Preparatory School, the ofsted outstanding Downs secondary school, Bradfield College, St Helens and St Katherines and Abingdon School.

Crossrail services from Reading are due to open imminently with two Elizabeth line trains an hour (four an hour at peak time) which will allow passengers to travel right through central London without having to change trains.