5 bedroom house for sale

Blandys Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, Berkshire, RG8


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An immaculately presented five bedroom detached family home built in 2012 by renowned builder Donfield Homes and situated in a quiet gated estate abutting open fields to the rear. Flint House now benefits from planning permission to convert the existing garage into living accommodation and the building of a new brick and flint garage to the front of the property.

Property Description
Flint House is one of four houses in a private gated development built in 2012 by renowned local builder Don Wakefield. An oak covered porch and front door leads to a reception hall with doors to principal rooms and staircase to the first floor. The double aspect kitchen/diner is the focal point of the ground floor, a generous open plan room, with superb views over fields to the rear. The Mark Wilkinson kitchen is fitted with a matching range of wall and base units, granite work surfaces, and integrated appliances. An archway leads to a garden room which has a full height vaulted ceiling, French doors to the rear patio and again unspoilt views over fields. From the kitchen glazed double doors open onto a double aspect drawing room, with feature open fireplace with marble surround, and French doors leading to the rear garden. The study is front aspect and has been fully fitted with bespoke Mark Wilkinson cabinetry. To complete the ground floor accommodation there is a cloakroom, and a utility room with matching wall and base units and Oak work surfaces.
On the first floor the main bedroom has a rear aspect over open fields with fitted double wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom. There is a front aspect guest bedroom with an ensuite shower room, and two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. A staircase leads to the second floor, with a fifth bedroom with en suite and dressing room.
The house is approached through electric iron gates with entry control to a private block paved driveway, with ample parking and access to the integral single garage. Access at the side leads to the rear garden. The rear garden benefits from both a raised decking area and terrace which open onto a garden laid mainly to lawn, with shrub beds and borders. Dwarf yew hedging to the rear borders the garden and allows unspoilt views across open fields.

Upper Basildon, West Berkshire
The village of Upper Basildon sits on the edge of the Berkshire Downlands in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ within close proximity to the riverside village of Pangbourne.
•The village itself offers a range of amenities including a parish church, community Post Office, highly regarded C of E primary school, and the popular Red Lion public house.
•The village also benefits from a modern village hall, which has become the centre for a variety of community sports and activities with its adjoining sports field and tennis courts.
•Bradfield College is located three miles from Upper Basildon and has excellent leisure, fitness and sports facilities including a large indoor swimming pool all of which are available for use by members of the public. The facilities also include squash, badminton courts, tennis courts, hockey and a 9-hole golf course.
•Transport links by both rail and road are excellent. The M4 (J12) is just 6 miles away, providing access to London and its airports. Train services can be accessed at Theale (London Paddington within the hour), Pangbourne (London Paddington within the hour) and Reading (London Paddington 27 minutes).
•There are a wide range of schools in the area, both state and private. Of particular note are St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Elstree Preparatory School, Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory School, Bradfield College, Down House, Pangbourne College, The Oratory, St Helens & St Katherines and Abingdon School.

•Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Electric air-source heat pump.
•Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property.
•Council tax – Band G 2023/24 £3,502.99
•Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111
•Postcode: RG8 8LY

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.