6 bedroom house for sale

Penwood, Highclere, Newbury, RG20


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Situated in the popular village of Penwood, Vine Lodge is an impressive detached property built in the 1950’s. Benefitting from open countryside views, there are 4 bedrooms in the main house and an additional 2 bedroom annexe

The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors, the main house has 4 bedrooms and there is the benefit of a 2 bedroom self-contained annexe with its own driveway. The current owners have obtained planning permission to make several changes, the details for this can be found on the Basingstoke & Deane website – Ref 20/03533/HSE

Downstairs, from the entrance hall, there are two bedrooms to the right hand side and family bathroom at the back of the house, a turning staircase leads to the upstairs landing where there are two further bedrooms and bathroom. At the front of the house, where it meets the annexe, this is currently closed off but could easily be opened up to integrate it all together as one property.

To the left hand side of the hallway is the sitting room with woodburning stove, this opens onto the dining room, with double doors leading to the Kitchen/breakfast room. A snug is situated to the side of the kitchen and a study and separate utility room with access onto the rear garden is at the back of the house.

The annexe has its own driveway and front door, completely self-contained and recently updated, all on one floor to include a open plan kitchen/living/dining room, 2 bedrooms and family bathroom with bath and shower. Outside, there is a gravel driveway and private garden.

Outside, the house is approached via a long gravel driveway shared with 2 other houses. This continues towards Vine Lodge which has a 5 bar gate and gravel providing plenty of parking in front of the double garage. A terrace wraps around the property, the garden is mostly laid to lawn with a mixture of shrubs and trees. Beyond the garden are far reaching views over open countryside, the neighbouring property gives Vine Lodge lovely views over their equestrian setup.

• Vine Lodge is situated in the village of Penwood, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Nearby to, Great Pen Wood, an area of mixed woodland with footpaths and riding. The neighbouring village of Highclere has the benefit of The Red House and The Yew Tree pub and restaurants. Thorngrove, which is an independent family prep school is only a short distance away. Woolton Hill has the well-regarded St Thomas Infant School and Woolton Hill Junior School. Woolton Hill also has a village shop and post office, pub, church, village hall and playground.

• Newbury is 5 miles away, the A34 is about a mile away which also provides access to the M4 (J13), giving access to the West Country, London and airports.

• Newbury Station is about 5 miles away, there are regular services to London Paddington taking approximately 50 minutes.

• 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.

• There are a wide range of schools in the area, including Thorngrove, Elstree, St Andrew’s, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Cheam, Bradfield College, Downe House and Pangbourne College.

• Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
• Vodafone superfast2 broadband is available.
• Council tax 2021/2022 – Band G £3,015.16
• Local authority: Basingstoke & Deane. Telephone 01256 844844

Postcode: RG20 9EW