5 bedroom house for sale

The Slade, Bucklebury, Reading, RG7


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Originally dating back to the 17th century, Bucks Cottage has been extended and renovated over the years to create a spacious family home with excellent entertaining rooms set in approximately 1.22 acres with unspoilt countryside views.

Bucks Cottage
Bucks Cottage is a spacious family home situated in a stunning location, within the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to many local amenities. On the ground floor, an impressive entrance hall creates a striking impression, and the house benefits from two further reception rooms: a sitting room featuring an open fireplace and family/dining room with double doors opening out onto the rear gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room has been comprehensively fitted with a range of high specification kitchen units with granite work
surfaces. The ground floor further offers a eparate
utility room, study and downstairs cloakroom.
Situated on the first floor are the master bedroom
with en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Outside, the property is approached via a
gravelled drive with parking for several cars.
There is a large double garage with bi-fold doors,
a separate workshop and room above with two
gable dormers, which has potential to be converted into ancillary accommodation subject to planning permission being granted. The gardens and grounds are well laid out and planted with interesting specimen plants and trees, and there is a wide terrace at the back of the house leading to a large lawned area, beyond which are the paddock and a stable block with two boxes, tack room and store.

Bucklebury, West Berkshire
The Slade is a small hamlet situated on Bucklebury Common to the north east of Newbury. Whilst being in a tranquil rural location the property offers good, easy access to local facilities in Upper Bucklebury (schools, garage, public house and local shop/post office) with further amenities being found in Cold Ash and Thatcham, both less than 3 miles away. The area offers excellent access to the A34 and M4 motorway (junction 12 or 13) whilst rail links are
found at Newbury, Thatcham or Theale with London Paddington less than an hour away and Crossrail services from Reading are expected to start in the near future 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.
There are a wide range of schools in the area,
including Elstree, St Andrew’s, Brockhurst &
Marlston House, Cheam, Bradfield College, Downe House and Pangbourne College.

• Mains water, electricity and drainage. LPG
central heating.
• Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is currently
connected to the property
• Council tax – Band F 2020/2021 £2,774.76
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council.