Built in 2005 by the current owner, The Stumps is a substantial 5672 square foot, 5 bedroom family home. Situated in the heart of this popular village and located down a quiet country lane with views across fields and countryside beyond.
Approached down a picturesque driveway with views across open countryside, The Stumps can be found behind wrought iron electric gates and surrounding brickwork and pillars. A gravel driveway provides ample parking, in addition to a double garage.
The Stumps is an individual home with a huge amount of character, there are vaulted ceilings showcasing the timbers, in addition to exposed feature brick walls. A spacious entrance hall with a central staircase and vaulted ceiling allows for light to poor in and views across the garden.
The left hand side of the hallway leads to a large open plan fully appointed kitchen, there is space to the side for a dining table which opens onto a family room. Doors from the kitchen lead to the sitting room, a large room with window and patio doors leading to the rear garden. The kitchen gives access to the utility room and store, and continues into the double garage, from which stairs lead to the cellar.
On the right hand side of the entrance hall there is a snug, a study and drawing room which is the length of the house, with doors leading to the garden and an impressive brick fire place.
Upstairs, there are 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. Views can be enjoyed from these rooms, either over the rear garden or countryside to the front of the house.
The Stumps sits in approximately half an acre on a level plot, the rear garden is south facing and not overlooked. Mostly laid to lawn with a terrace wrapping around the back of the house, there are a mixture of shrubs and trees for the border, and a pond at the back the garden with some decking. An above ground swimming pool is positioned to the side of the house.
Hermitage, West Berkshire
The Stumps is situated in the heart of the village, on the sought after address of Doctors Lane. Located about 4.5 miles away from Newbury and 2.5 miles away from J13 on the M4.
Newbury, Thatcham and Theale all have mainline stations (Paddington line) and Crossrail services from Reading allowing passengers to travel right through central London without having to change trains.
The village of Hermitage offers a range of activities and benefits from a modern village hall and playground, village store and 2 pubs. There are a wide range of schools in the area, including Hermitage Primary school, The Downs school secondary catchment, Harriet House Montessori, St Andrews, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Elstree, Cheam, Bradfield College, Downe House and Pangbourne College.
• Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil Fired central heating.
• Superfast Broadband via Gigaclear is available by subscription
• Council tax Band H 2022/23 £4,070.06
• West Berkshire Council
Fixtures and Fittings
Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.