This distinctive recently restored Georgian house dating back to the 1750's, is one of Castle Hill's oldest buildings and today stands as an exceptional five bedroom townhouse, meticulously restored in a fashion that has married modern convenience with the original fabric of the house' long history. On entering, an immediate sense of the size and scale prevails. The reception hall, with an elaborate staircase leading to the upper floors, provides the access to the principle ground floor reception areas with a wide corridor running the length of the property to a contemporary kitchen at its end. A spacious separate dining area and bespoke wrought iron conservatory offering access to the rear garden, lie either side of the kitchen and a separate utility room lies just off the kitchen. One of the formal reception areas, with spectacular features such as a large bay window, high ceilings and original fireplace, currently serves as a games room and is located at the front of the property. also located on the ground floor is a study, a snug and guest cloakroom. beneath the main staircase there is access down into the basement which would be an ideal wine cellar. On the first floor the impressive family room mirrors the games room below also incorporating large bay windows, high ceilings and a bar area for entertaining. Further along the hall there are three double bedrooms all with beautifully appointed en suite bathrooms featuring stunning roll-top baths and porcelain basins. The spacious master bedroom has an en suite and a dressing room. Climbing to the second floor, two further ensuite bedrooms are found, one of which has a balcony that lies beneath the canopy of the enormous Fir tree believed to have been planted by the Huguenots.
160 Castle Hill offers all the convienience one would expect from living centrally within Reading. With the Oracle and Reading Town Centre a short distance from the front door, access to a wide range of shops and restaurants is close at hand. As are fantastic schools such as The Abbey, Queen Annes Schools and Reading Bluecoats for Boys. Reading Rail Station is 1 mile with direct trains to London Paddington, 25 mins. Henley-on-Thames with a range of boutique shops, restaurants and bars lies 8 miles north. London via the M4, Junction 8/9 is 40 miles and Heathrow Airport 30 mins (All distances are approximate)
160 Castle Hill offers all the trappings of central town living and with this house comes a charming landscaped garden with a terrace running off the kitchen providing the perfect area for outdoor dining. There is also gated off street parking and side access to the front of the house.