4 bedroom house for sale

Ashampstead, Reading, RG8


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An elegant character 4 bedroom country house with origins in the 18th century set in glorious gardens and grounds of approximately 0.26 acres.

Shepherds Fennel
Shepherds Fennel is an appealing detached country property of good proportions whose origins date back to around the 18th Century with later additions and alterations.
The accommodation is light and spacious and has
been the subject of considerable expenditure over recent years. Intrinsic character and period style of the property is much in evidence internally with exposed timbers, a fine Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, original polished clay brick flooring to the dining room and the original oak and elm staircase to the first floor with original 18th century oak planked landing. There are numerous other features to admire a spectacular kitchen/breakfast room with walk through access to the living area and Amdega conservatory with polished quarry tiled flooring and high beamed ceiling.
Upstairs the master bedroom has an en-suite and
dressing area with fitted wardrobes. There are
three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
To the side of the main house there is a large separate double garage with a room above which is currently used as an office/playroom and is ideal for home working.
Outside, Shepherds Fennel is approached by wooden electric gates over a gravel driveway, with parking for several cars. The garden and grounds are private and level and mostly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubberies. Herbaceous borders and hedges give privacy and seclusion to the boundaries and there is a large raised decking area with power and light.

Ashampstead, West Berkshire
Shepherds Fennel nestles in rolling countryside,
surrounded by the Yattendon Estate on the edge of the pretty village of Ashampstead. The village has a very successful deli/shop and cafe and Local shops and amenities can be found in nearby Goringon-Thames and Pangbourne with both having mainline stations to London Paddington (Reading from 29 minutes) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2021. The M4 Motorway at Theale (J12 – 10 miles) is within easy reach as is the A34 to Oxford and the West Country (6 miles).
Educational facilities are excellent within the
area and include Harriet House School, Elstree,
St Andrew’s Pangbourne, Cranford House Girls’
School, Moulsford Prep, The Oratory School (and
The Oratory prep and pre-prep), Bradfield and
Pangbourne Colleges.

• Mains water and electricity. Oil central heating. Private drainage.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property
Council tax – Band G 2023/24: £3,526.51
• West Berkshire District Council 01635 551111
• Postcode: RG8 8RH