About this property

TENURE: Freehold

A substantial detached period property which was formerly two farm workers cottages which were combined some years ago to create a wonderful family home. Light and spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors, with all aspects enjoying lovely rural views over fields and farmland.

The entrance hall leads to the dining room on the left which has double doors to the garden, and also to the dual aspect sitting room on the right which features an impressive inglenook style fireplace. The fitted kitchen opens into the breakfast room which is cosy, having the Aga and leading to the study to the rear. There is also a downstairs WC, a utility room and a workshop which can be accessed from outside.

The first floor offers a master bedroom with en-suite with a large shower, whilst the guest room also has an en-suite shower room. Two further double bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.

Planning Permission is to extend the kitchen wall into the back garden, enlarging the downstairs cloakroom, kitchen and the utility room. This includes a fifth bedroom at the end of the landing upstairs over the utility room.

(Planning Application No. 10/02255/HOUSE)

The property is located in the delightful hamlet of Oare, a short distance from Hermitage, which is an attractive sizeable village situated about 4 miles north of Newbury. The village has a wide range of facilities including an infant and primary school, a well-stocked post office shop and general stores, a petrol station and three public houses in close proximity. There are two mainline railway stations situated in Didcot and Newbury which both offer services to London Paddington in just under an hour. A comprehensive road network is accessed by the A34 about 3 miles west of the village, serving the M4 and M3 motorways.

The property is approached via a 5 bar gate on to a large gravelled drive which provides parking for numerous vehicles. There is a detached triple garage which also has a useful store room. The gardens wrap around the house, being mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature hedging, with grounds extending to approximately quarter of an acre.

POTENTIALLY AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION - Across the lane, immediately opposite the house, are 4 paddocks amounting to approximately 1.7 acres, surrounded by post and rail fencing and with a stable block consisting of 3 stables, store, tack room, hay barn and a field shelter.

Additional Information
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.

Oil fired central heating.

Entrance Hall

Sitting Room


Downstairs Cloakroom



Utility Room

Dinning Room

Downstairs Bedroom

Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom

Energy Performance Certificate


Agent details

Hamptons International Newbury

  • 58 Northbrook Street
  • Newbury
  • Berkshire
  • RG14 1AN
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