Price £895,000 - Sold

  • Grade II listed character home
  • Brimming with period appeal
  • Double garage
  • Sought after location
  • Self contained annex
  • Magnificent private grounds
  • Striking distance of Reading Station

Bridges are delighted to bring to the market, Woodlands, a magnificent Grade II listed former farmhouse. The property benefits from a self contained annex and extensive, well tended grounds and is situated within striking distance of Reading Mainline Railway Station. The property has been recently refurbished to a high and exacting standard, is presented in immaculate decorative order throughout and of course, retains its original character appeal. NO CHAIN.

Bridges are delighted to bring to the market ‘Woodlands Farm` and ‘Berry Brook Cottage`, offering an outstanding opportunity to acquire a magnificent Grade II listed four-bedroomed detached house and a self-contained one-bedroomed bungalow. Woodlands Farm originally dating back to circa 1700, with later additions, has been the subject of extensive renovation and refurbishment to an exceptionally high and exacting standard whilst retaining virtually all of its character appeal. The property offers versatile accommodation and is presented in truly immaculate decorative order throughout. Berry Brook Cottage benefits from comfortable, bright and spacious accommodation and again is presented in immaculate decorative order throughout. Both properties lie within exceptional, private and established grounds enjoying complete privacy and furthermore, the double detached garage benefits from a large workshop above. Both Caversham and Reading centres are within striking distance as are scenic walks along The River Thames. No Chain.

The reception hall with side aspect picture window and staircase rising to the first floor gives access to the sitting room and the living room. The sitting room is dual aspect with French doors to the side of the house and enjoys an open fireplace. The living room is a super feature of the property with a magnificent inglenook fireplace, solid oak flooring, and furthermore, French doors leading to the rear of the property. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of solid pine base and eye level units with granite work surfaces and an integrated fridge, oven, and microwave oven. The floor is fully tiled and there is plenty of space for a large table and chairs. An inner hall, which gives access to the front of the house, also leads to the utility room and a large dining room with French doors to the rear garden.

A spacious landing gives access to all four bedrooms, the bathroom, the shower room and the airing cupboard. Bedroom one is a particular feature of the property featuring a magnificent exposed-brick fireplace. Bedrooms two and three are generous sized doubles with bedroom two enjoying an original cast-iron fireplace. Bedroom four is a good sized single currently used as an office. The bathroom is of generous proportion and is fitted with a heritage style suite in white.

The grounds are approached via a driveway giving access to both Woodlands Farm and Berry Brook Cottage. The front of the property is predominantly laid to flagstones with raised flower and shrub beds. The driveway affords parking for several vehicles leading to the double garage/workshop. To the side and rear of the property are stunning grounds enjoying complete privacy and a sunny southerly aspect. Well-tended lawned areas and flagstone terraces are interspersed by shrub beds and established trees whilst a particular feature is the sunken terrace accessed via the living and dining rooms. Within the grounds is a summer house and a brick-built storage facility.

With twin doors, light and power and a staircase leading to a large workshop with light and power.

A spacious entrance hall gives access to the living room, the kitchen/dining room, the double bedroom and the bathroom. There is also access to a large, partially boarded loft. The living room is a super feature of the property being dual aspect with lovely views over the grounds. The kitchen/dining room is a good size, is again dual aspect with doors leading to the garden. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of base and eye level units with matching roll edge worktops over. Integrated appliances include the oven and hob, fridge and freezer and there is space for a washing machine. The floor is tiled and there is inset overhead halogen lighting. The bedroom is a good sized double whilst the bathroom is fully fitted and in white.
The private garden has a paved patio which extends to the side of the bungalow and leads to a well-tended lawned area.

Living room: 16`3` x 13`4`
Sitting room: 16`3` max x 13`9`
Dining room: 14`2` x 11`7` max
Kitchen/breakfast room: 13` x 11`9`
Utility room: 10` x 6`8`
Bedroom one: 16`4` x 13`6` max
Bedroom two: 13`10` x 11`
Bedroom three: 13`5` x 8`4`
Bedroom four: 14`2` x 6`11`

Living room: 16`5` max x 14`2`
Kitchen/dining room: 16`4` x 8`7` max
Bedroom: 11`9` x 10`7`

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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