7 bedroom house for sale

Church Hill, Midgham, Reading, RG7


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Dating back to the 1930’s, Carlettdene is a generously proportioned 5 bedroom family home set in approximately 1 acre. The current owners have extended and refurbished the house throughout and created a self-contained 2 bedroom annexe.

Carlettdene is a spacious family home dating back to the 1930’s. The current owners extended the house in 2010 creating an impressive single storey, open plan kitchen with vaulted ceiling.

The fully appointed, open plan kitchen has a central island with breakfast bar, bi fold doors leading to the garden and doors to the dining room. The kitchen, dining room and sitting room are all positioned so that they can enjoy views across the south facing garden.

The sitting room has an open Carrara marble fireplace, originally two rooms this beautiful space with 2 bay windows also gives access to the garden room. On the ground floor, there is the benefit of a fully self-contained 2 bedroom annexe.

The first floor has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The master suite enjoys an impressive and recently fitted ensuite with separate bath and shower. There are 4 other bedrooms in the main part of the house, a family bathroom with separate W/C.

Downstairs, the annexe is situated at the back and side of the house, fully self-contained with its own entrance. The accommodation is versatile, there are 2 bedrooms, one of which could be used as a sitting room, the kitchen is large enough for a breakfast table, there is also a shower room and separate cloak room.

Outside, the house is approached through electric gates and a sweeping block paved driveway. There is plenty of parking in front of the garage which has an attached workshop. The gardens at Carlettdene are mostly laid to lawn, with an array of mature trees providing an excellent degree of seclusion. A terrace sits off the back of the house and enjoys a southerly outlook.

Midgham, West Berkshire
Carlettdene can be found on Church Hill in Midgham. A short distance from Woolhampton and Chapel Row. The Coach & Horses in Midgham is situated nearby, whilst Woolhampton has 2 pubs, a local village shop and Midgham train station, Chapel Row has the Blackbird Café, the Bladebone Inn and doctor’s surgery. Carlettdene is surrounded by beautiful countryside and many walks, including those along the nearby Kennet and Avon Canal.

The more comprehensive amenities of Newbury and Reading are 8 and 10 miles respectively, and the M4 (J12) is just 5 miles away, providing access to the West Country, London and airports.

Midgham Station is about a mile away and there are regular services from Reading to Paddington taking approximately 25 minutes. Theale station is 8 minutes away and provides a 45 minute train to Paddington.

There are a number of highly regarded state and independent schools within easy reach of the house including Elstree Preparatory School, Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory School, Harriett House Montessori School, St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Woolhampton Primary School, Bradfield College, Downe House, Pangbourne College.

• Mains water and electricity, the house was rewired in 2010. Oil fired central heating, new boiler in 2017. Private drainage.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property.
• Council tax – Band G 2021-22 £3254.67
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111

• Postcode: RG7 5UQ