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  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • Sympathetically Extended & Modernised
  • Cherished Semi-Rural Location
  • Approx. 2.5 Acre Plot
  • Four Bedrooms & Three Reception Rooms/Areas
  • Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cloak/Utility Room
  • Two Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Extensive Driveway Parking & Attached Double Garage with Attic Room Above
  • Private Gardens & Grounds Featuring Heated Sunken Swimming Pool with Adjacent Terrace

Full Description

A delightful four bedroomed detached period cottage having been sympathetically extended and modernised in recent years retaining many architectural features and enjoying superb private gardens and grounds extending to approx. 2.5 acres, situated on the edge of cherished West Berkshire village.

Theale (M4/J12) - 4 miles
Pangbourne - 6 miles
Reading - 8 miles
Newbury - 9 miles
Heathrow - 35 miles
Central London - 50 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Bradfield Southend
A strategically located favoured village in the heart of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the Kennet and Pang Valleys, providing excellent facilities for riding and leisure pursuits together with the nearby Bradfield College Leisure and Tennis Complex. The village enjoys local amenities including village store with post office, garage, public house and primary school together with a number of other schools (both private and state) in the vicinity.

Mariners Cottage
A classic black and white period cottage with rendered and exposed timber elevations under a pitched clay tiled roof. The original part of property is believed to date from the 1700s, the present owners have sympathetically extended and modernised the accommodation but retaining the charm and character of the cottage, thus creating a well-proportioned comfortable home with modern amenities. The grounds extend to approx. 2.5 acres comprising secure landscaped areas with adjacent small paddock/meadow and woodland as well as paved terrace featuring heated sunken swimming pool.

Entrance Hall, Cloak/Utility Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Family/ Garden Room, Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Three further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Extensive Driveway Parking, Attached Double Garage with Attic Room, Substantial Private Gardens & Grounds Featuring Heated Sunken Outdoor Swimming Pool. Plot of Approx. 2.5 Acres.

Presented in excellent order throughout, as illustrated on the accompanying floor plan and featuring the following:

•Oil fired central heating to radiators (with recently installed boiler)
•Triple aspect sitting room with feature brick open fireplace incorporating log burning stove and oak beam mantel
•Wall and ceiling beams as well as latch and catch pine doors feature in a number of rooms
•Recently installed oak fitted kitchen with a comprehensive range of cabinets together with extensive co-ordinating oak worktops as well as a range of built in appliances
•Sizeable family/garden room, accessed from dining room and enjoying lots of natural light via large expanse of windows which also enable a pleasant outlook over the pool area and gardens
•Stylish re-fitted bath/shower rooms featuring white suites
•Mostly aluminium powder coated (black finish) double glazed windows
•Water softener
•Range of carpeted, tiled, real oak and Amtico floor surfaces
•Intruder alarm system

Garage: Attached double garage with stairs leading to attic room which would make an ideal office/gym. Swimming pool equipment including boiler (oil fired) providing heated water. Automated up and over door and door giving access to house.

Gardens/Grounds: The plot is approached via a quiet country lane onto gravel driveway which provides extensive off lane parking and access to garaging. The gardens and grounds extend to approx. 2.5 acres and complement the cottage combining mature landscaping by way of trees, shrubs and sweeping lawns together with large flagstone terrace with in-ground heated swimming pool (approx. 8m x 4m). Hot tub and adjoining decked area with pergola ideal for alfresco dining. There is also a summerhouse and beyond the formal gardens there are lightly wooded and grassland areas formed from a shallow valley all of which is adjacent to farmland and open countryside contained within an AONB.

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

Services: Mains electricity, drainage (via pump) and water are connected.

Local Authority: West Berkshire Council, Market Street, Newbury.

Council Tax: Payable for the year 2018/19 - £2,885.11 (Band G).

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG7 6HX.

Directions: From Theale M4 junction 12 proceed west towards Newbury and at the end of the Theale bypass, at the large roundabout, turn right signposted Pangbourne. After about 200 yards turn left signposted Bradfield and Yattendon. Continue for about 1½ miles turning left into Union Road signposted Bradfield Southend and Bucklebury. Go past the war memorial which is on the right hand side and shortly afterwards turn right into Mariners Lane. Mariners Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

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.

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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