The Cottage is a charismatic detached period property set in 0.42 of an acre with an open aspect over fields to the rear. The house was originally 2 cottages before being converted and dates back to the 1800’s. The entrance porch leads through to the double aspect dining room with access to the country kitchen, with a range of floor and wall units and breakfast bar, and access onto a patio which provides an ideal seating area. There is also a useful utility room and cloakroom. The delightful sitting room has French doors opening to the charming garden and a snug with a feature fireplace leads through to the recently added conservatory.
Split stairs lead from the sitting room to the first floor. To one side is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom (with a range of cupboards) while to the opposite side are two bedrooms and a family shower room.
• Village shop and Village Hall locally
• Convenient access to Greenham and Crookham Commons
• Accessible location to participate in various country activities
• Nearby Greenham Park offers great social facilities as well as business opportunities
• Accessible for Newbury town centre
• Ideally located for commuting with access to A34, M3 and M4
• Newbury and Thatcham train stations - services to London Paddington
• On main bus links for Newbury and Basingstoke
• Close to The Cheam Preparatory School and St Gabriel's Independent Day School, as well as many other highly regarded schools.
This property lies on the outskirts of Bishops Green where there is a community shop and village hall.
The nearby Greenham Park is home to The Base, a new £1.7m café, visual arts gallery and makers’ studios, as well as a Day Nursery and more, including business opportunities. Greenham and Crookham Commons are also within convenient distance where there are often ponies and cattle grazing freely. It is perfect for dog walking and offers great off road activities including walking, running, cycling and bridleways. In the heart of the Common is The Greenham Control Tower Visitor Centre museum, community hub and café.
There are fishing lakes in the village of Bishops Green and further fishing lakes in the neighbouring village of Ecchinswell. Just a few miles further along the A339 there is the opportunity to participate in Clay Pigeon shooting. There are also many equestrian facilities in the surrounding areas.
The historic market town of Newbury is approximately 2 miles away and offers a wide range of amenities including many major supermarkets, retail outlets, bars and cafes, cinema and sports facilities. It is also home to Newbury Racecourse and the Newbury Showground which hold a variety of events throughout the year. The A34 is a short drive away giving you direct access to the south and the north and the M3 and M4 motorways.
To the front of the property there is a large gravel driveway parking area for 5/6 cars. The property benefits from a detached double garage located to the side of the main house. The garden comfortably wraps around the house and boasts an array of mature trees, shrubs and plants. The main area of the garden is located to the rear of the property facing South East with views across farmland. There is an expanse of lawned garden with mature planting and a lovely seating area to catch the summer sun.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Gas is available to be connected if required.