Property Ref: 3368
Wheatfields is situated on the outskirts of the popular and attractive village of Leckhampstead surrounded by unspoilt rolling farmland forming part of the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and is popular for walking and riding. It is within easy driving distance of Newbury as well as Oxford, Reading and Swindon, all of which offer excellent and comprehensive facilities.
Newbury 8 miles -10mins along the B4494 by car, (London Paddington 51mins,) Wantage 8 miles, M4 Junction 13 5.5 miles.
Communications in the area are excellent, with trains from Newbury into London Paddington and very good access to the M4 and A34, linking with the national road network.
The village of Leckhampstead was recorded in the Doomsday book of 1066 and the pretty brick and flint church built in 1859 lies south of the village. The nearby market towns of Newbury and Wantage provide for excellent shopping and leisure facilities, including a number of golf courses, Newbury races, the Watermill Theatre, the Corn Exchange and Vue cinema.
The property is in the catchment area for the highly regarded Downs School and other excellent schools in the are include Chaddleworth primary school, Pinewood, Cheam, Marlborough College and Downe House.
A spacious detached 3-bedroom bungalow nestled in approximately 0.6 acres of land, accessed via a gravel drive with parking for several vehicles. Pretty mature flowerbeds and fruit tress can be found on the raised front northerly lawn with a bespoke wood store/shed. Stunning South-facing views can be found to the rear of the property.
Wheatfields has been conscientiously extended by the current owners to allow excellent functional flow, clever storage solutions and natural light throughout. Bedrooms are generous in size and the family bathroom and en-suite shower room have been re-fitted to a high standard.
The Study offers plenty of storage and benefits from a built in desk, sliding glass door and concealed tv behind cupboard doors, with an outlook to the attractive front garden.
The impressive Sitting Room is light, airy and yields stunning South-facing views across lawns, with uninterrupted arable farmland and the North Hampshire downs beyond. The room also features a roof lantern with push button ceiling closure and entertainment system, housed behind a sliding mirror.
The Dining Room can accommodate a large table to comfortably seat ten people, warmed in the winter by a high efficiency wood burning stove.
The spacious Master Bedroom features original parquet flooring, bay window and leads to an en-suite with South-Westerly views across the garden and farmland.
The brand new bespoke Kitchen is an impressive size, has carefully planned exquisitely fitted hand-crafted units and ample storage for culinary enthusiasts. The porcelain tile floor leads the eye to a fully glazed passage connecting the main property to a large heated Double Garage/Workshop with plenty of storage and Games Room/Gym above.
The stunning views that are such a feature of this property can be enjoyed from many points within the extensive South-Facing garden.
The charming garden wraps around the property. It includes a delightful Courtyard, extensive lawn and a patio with some well-established borders, trees and shrubs.There is a beautifully crafted Outbuilding which could potentially be used as a home office, currently used as storage.
Local Authority: West Berkshire Council.
Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
Council Tax: Band E £2,230.20 for 2019/20.
EPC rating: Band D, rating 60.
From Newbury take the B4494 north towards Wantage. Pass under the motorway bridge and after passing the Crab and Boar restaurant on your right, continue on this road for approximately 3 miles then take the 2nd left turning (not the first,) to Leckhampstead into Egypt Hill. At the war memorial turn right and continue through the village until you enter the 30mile signs at the edge of the village, where Wheatfields can be found, (the third property on the left.)
Total area: approximately 208.8 sq. metres (2247.5 sq. feet)
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Address: The Thicket, Leckhampstead, Newbury, RG20 8QW.
Guide Price: £795,000
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Property Type: Bungalow
Living Room(s): 3
Address: The Thicket, Leckhampstead, Newbury, RG20 8QW
South Facing Garden