5 bedroom house for sale

The Slade, Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire, RG7


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Wayside is a handsome Victorian 5 bedroom property with lovely gardens, situated in a very popular hamlet on the outskirts of Bucklebury.

Believed to date back to 1820, Wayside is a 5 bedroom family home which has been under the same ownership for nearly 40 years. Within this time, the owners have created a two storey extension and made many improvements, whilst also been sympathetic to the original period features.

The property is approached down a country lane with a gravel driveway positioned to the side of the house. There is a porch to the front of the house and also a side door leading to an entrance hall, this has a snug to the front of the house and opens onto the kitchen. Views over the garden can be enjoyed from the kitchen and there is space for a breakfast table. The spacious sitting room with wood burning stove and doors leading to the garden, sits in the centre of the property and gives access to the dining room. On the left hand side of the house, there is a family bathroom and a office/study, with separate access to the front of the house, this could also be used as a downstairs bedroom.

Upstairs, the principal bedroom is positioned in the newer part of the house, it benefits from a shower en suite and views over the garden. There are 4 additional double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with bath and separate shower.

Outside, the property has a gravelled driveway to the side of the house with wooden gates leading to the parking, and access towards the front door. The large L-shaped garage/workshop is positioned securely at the end of the garden. A terrace wraps around the back of the property, giving generous space for a table and chairs. The gardens are well established with a mixture of shrubs and trees, mostly laid to lawn with hedged borders, there is a paved pathway which sweeps across the length of the garden, which leads to the garage and the Summer house.

The Slade, West Berkshire
The Slade is a small hamlet situated on Bucklebury Common, on the north east side of Newbury. Whilst being in a tranquil rural location the property offers good, easy access to local facilities in Upper Bucklebury (school, public house and local shop and post office) with further amenities being found nearby in Cold Ash.

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.

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. Oil fired central heating.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property.
• Council tax – Band F 2023/2024 £3,063.05
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111

Postcode: RG7 6TE

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.