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  • A Most Distinctive Detached Single Storey Former Lodge
  • Extensively & Sympathetically Refurbished/Extended
  • Occupying Approx. 0.38 Acre Plot
  • Enjoying the Glorious Surrounds of the West Berkshire Countryside
  • Immaculately Presented Throughout
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Two/Three Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room by John Lewis of Hungerford
  • Detached Oak Framed Double Garage with Store/Workshop
  • Driveway Parking & Established Gardens

Full Description

An exquisite detached single storey property formerly a lodge believed to date back to c.1840, significantly and sympathetically extended/renovated in recent years, providing pristine, spacious, versatile and interesting split-level accommodation together with delightful private gardens and oak framed double garage with store/workshop, in all extending to approx. 0.38 of an acre surrounded by open/wooded countryside with easy access to M4 motorway, Reading, Newbury, Basingstoke and mainline stations with services to London and the West Country.

Newbury - 12 miles
Reading - 7 miles
Theale (M4/J12) - 2.5 miles
Theale Station - 1.5 miles
Pangbourne - 6 miles
Basingstoke - 13 miles
Central London - 47 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Sulhamstead
A tranquil riverside hamlet enjoying a delightful stretch of the River Kennet and the Kennet and Avon Canal providing excellent facilities for walking, cycling and riding. The village of Theale provides local shopping facilities together with nearby Sainsbury’s Superstore at Calcot. There are frequent commuter services to Reading, Newbury and London (Paddington) from Theale station. Schools in the vicinity include the Sulhamstead & Ufton Nervet C of E Primary School and The Willink Secondary School at Burghfield Common.

Glen Lodge
A distinctive detached Victorian single storey former lodge, dating back to about 1840, once in service to the original Sulhamstead House (now The White House). The property was initially extended in the 1960’s and since 2000, the property has been subject to further substantial sympathetic extension and renovation/modernisation resulting in a truly wonderful country residence providing versatile accommodation with a clever combination of traditional and contemporary features. Glen Lodge has painted rendered elevations together with wooden/oak framed arched double glazed windows/doors under shallow pitch slated tiled roof. This intriguing property features a unique Victorian Gothic style verandah and is complemented by mature gardens/grounds as well as the addition of a barn style oak framed garage and store/workshop. The plot on which Glen Lodge sits extends to approx. 0.38 of an acre and enjoys being enveloped by the glorious surrounds of the West Berkshire countryside.

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study/Bedroom Four, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Inner Hall, Cloakroom, Three further Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Room, Driveway Parking, Double Garage with Adjoining Store/Workshop, Gardens, Approx. 0.38 Acre Plot. No Onward Chain.

Accommodation
As illustrated on the accompanying floorplan and featuring the following:

• Oil fired central heating serving radiators
• Attractive wooden/oak framed double glazed windows/doors
• Split-level sitting room with bay window, double doors enabling access to gardens and open Victorian style metal fireplace with oak mantel
• Dining room with two sets of double doors giving access to gardens, open Victorian style metal fireplace with oak mantel
• Split-level study/bedroom 4, also featuring double doors to gardens, a fireplace with inset Jotul wood burning stove and attractive bespoke fitted bookcases
• John Lewis of Hungerford fitted kitchen/breakfast room, comprehensively equipped with a range of high quality built-in appliances
• Double aspect master bedroom featuring a bay window and Sharps fitted wardrobes and drawer units providing excellent storage
• Bedroom two also enjoys a double aspect
• Modern cloak/bathroom suites with high spec fittings
• Range of carpeted, solid oak and tiled floor surfaces
• Wooden and venetian blinds throughout

Outside
Garage & Store/Workshop: Detached barn style double garage with overhead fully boarded loft space, power and lighting. Adjoining store/workshop also with power and lighting.

Gardens: The plot which measures approx. 0.38 of an acre is approached via a tranquil country lane onto private shingle driveway enabling ample off lane parking and access to garaging. There is a shingle pathway which extends from the driveway area to one side and to the rear of the property. In addition, there are various paved surfaces including a patio area to rear and front entrance steps together with decorative steel railings, front gate and rose arch to match the distinctive feature Victorian Gothic style verandah. The gardens are also host to a large expanse of lawn with a focal point summerhouse strategically positioned to take advantage of the evening sunshine. There is a vegetable/fruit growing area (including a number of productive fruit trees) which is partly enclosed by original cast iron “parkland“ railings as are the boundaries of the property. During summertime there is a spectacular display of lavender and roses along with a range of other flower/shrubs. Greenhouse and garden shed. External power supply and lighting.

Energy Performance Rating: The full results of the Energy Performance Assessment can be supplied upon request.

Services: Mains electricity is connected. Private water supply and drainage.

Local Authority: West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury. Tel: 01635 42400.

Council Tax: Payable for the year 2017/18 - £1,642.35 (Band D).

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG7 4BH.

Directions: From Theale (M4/J12) proceed towards Newbury on the A4 Theale by-pass, at the end of which is a roundabout, take the second exit onto the A4 signposted Newbury. Turn left into Sulhamstead Hill by the Spring Inn, go over the River Kennet and Kennet & Avon Canal and shortly afterwards turn left into Bottom Lane whereupon Glen Lodge will be found on the right hand side immediately after the fork in the road.

Viewing
Please contact us on 0118 984 1841 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

Energy Performance Certificate
Click here to view the Energy Efficiency Rating and Environmental Impact Rating for this property.


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Sansome George endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in Virtual Tours, Floor Plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.

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