Ground floor: Reception hall | Drawing room
Living room | Kitchen/dining room | Snooker
room | Study | Cloakroom | Utility/sewing room
Indoor swimming pool | Gym | Steam room
First floor: Galleried landing | Master bedroom
suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom
Three further double bedrooms with en suite
Bedroom 4/sitting room | Upstairs laundry room
Second floor: Playroom/bedroom 6
EPC Rating D
Cottage: Sitting room | Kitchen | Bedroom
Bathroom | EPC Rating D
Outbuildings: Games room | Gardener's office
Tractor store | Garden store | Double garage
Three singe garages
Garden and grounds, in all about 12 acres
Oakleigh House is an exceptional modern
country house set in approximately 12 acres of
magnificent landscaped gardens and grounds
designed by Acres Wild, with more recent
enhancements by Pete Sims the RHS Hampton
Court Flower Show gold medal winning
water landscape gardener. The house enjoys
wonderful far reaching panoramic views to
the south from all major rooms as well as from
the gardens and grounds. The present owners
designed and constructed Oakleigh House to
exacting standards and it has been their family
home for approximately 25 years. Privacy,
seclusion, security and a peaceful location are
the outstanding features of this magnificent
Entrance is into to a grand reception hall with
graceful staircase leading to the galleried
landing, off which lead the drawing room,
kitchen/dining room with living room, study,
snooker room, pool complex with steam room,
changing room with showers, gym and Jacuzzi.
The first floor has very flexible bedroom
accommodation with five bedrooms and four
bathrooms, bedroom 5 presently used as a
dressing room to the master bedroom with
a separate door to the landing and en suite
shower room. Bedroom 2 is presently used as
a sitting room with open fireplace and balcony.
The master bedroom has 2 dressing rooms and
an en suite bathroom and a door to the balcony.
In addition there is a first floor utility room,
and a staircase leads up to the second floor
playroom/ bedroom 6 which could be divided if
so desired into two bedrooms with a cloakroom.
The living room area has a lantern skylight with
French doors opening onto the gardens and
terrace on three sides and has a fireplace to one
side with gas log effect fire. Fireplaces can be
found in the drawing room, the dining area and
the first floor sitting room/bedroom 2 and are
all practical fireplaces, with chimneys and all
currently fitted with gas coal effect fires.
The kitchen/living room with dining area is
outstanding with the kitchen having been totally
refitted some 5 years ago. It has an extensive
range of high and low level cupboard and
drawer units. Fitted electrical appliances are
by Miele and include an induction 4 ring hob,
extractor hood over, microwave oven, steam
oven, 2 dishwashers, Gaggenau American style
Fridge Freezer and Gaggenau wine cooler.
The working surfaces throughout the kitchen
are Sile polished stone quartz with an under
mounted sink unit, fitted with a Quooker boiling
water and mixer tap.
The snooker room is half panelled in oak with
green wool fabric covered walls above the
panelling and a splendid carved pine traditional
fireplace to one end. To the side there is an
oak raised and fielded panelled bar, a separate
entrance to the exterior and a cloakroom.
(The snooker table and fittings may be included
by separate negotiation with the vendors).
The second floor, which has not been used by
the present owners, might be used as a large
play room or by simple adjustment a further
2 bedroom suites.
It should be noted that there is first class quality
oak joinery throughout, windows fitted with
Pilkington K glass and there are electric blinds
on the windows throughout the property.
The property as a whole has underfloor central
heating and was upgraded in September 2016.
There is full security throughout the main
property and CCTV to the grounds. The whole
house has recently been electrically PAT tested.
The cottage: There is a is a self-contained guest or staff annexe with kitchen, sitting room, double
bedroom and bathroom.
Oakleigh House is located on Bere Court Road,
a prestigious residential road on the edge of
the Thameside village of Pangbourne with
its excellent range of local facilities, including
a mainline rail service to London, shops,
restaurants and pubs, including an award
winning butcher and specialist cheese shop.
Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens is a lovely
place for young families to visit and Basildon
Park is a National Trust property featuring a
splendid Georgian mansion surrounded by
400 acres of parkland.
The more comprehensive amenities of Reading
are just 6 miles away with fast train links to
London Paddington and the added draw of
Crossrail in 2019. The M4 (J12) is about 5 miles
away and provides vehicular access to London,
its airports and the motorway network.
Oakleigh House is located within easy reach of
a number of fine schools. Pangbourne College
is within walking distance, Bradfield College
and St Andrew's Preparatory School are within
easy driving distance, as are The Oratory School,
Elstree School, Downe House, Cranford House
and Moulsford Preparatory School. There are
bus pick up points in Pangbourne for Abingdon
Boys and St Helen & St Katharine Girls school
in Abingdon. Reading School for boys and
Kendrick School for girls in Reading are easily
accessible by a short train journey. The highly
regarded Pangbourne Primary School offers
foundation stage 1.
Uniquely and valuably, the whole 12 acres
belonging to Oakleigh House has been
designated as garden curtilage to the property.
The sporting facilities are exceptional with a
tennis court, chipping and putting green for
the golf enthusiast, heated indoor pool which is
approximately 32' x 14'6 x 4', mosaic tiled with
a Roman end and steps to one end. There is
a health and fitness complex with Jacuzzi,
changing rooms with showers, gymnasium room
and steam room. There are windows on 3 sides
overlooking the gardens, also French doors
giving direct access to the rear garden terrace
which enjoy wonderful views.
The Games room, which can be entered from
beneath the archway and gives vehicular
access from the front to the rear courtyard, is
a large room which could easily become a selfcontained
apartment if so desired, and currently
has a WC.
In addition there are three double garages (five
in total) and parking for over twenty cars.
There is also a very large garden store which
also contains at one end a Scorpion phase 3
KW17.6 auxiliary back up electricity generator
which can supply the whole property with
power in case of the very infrequent power
outages, and also makes sure the security
system continues to function properly.
Other external buildings:
The large games room might be converted to
further guest/staff accommodation if so desired.
There is also a gardener's office with shower
room and dog washing facility with a door to
WC. In addition there are five garages, a large
garden store, tennis court, chipping/putting
green, large detached outbuilding to house
tractors with yard concealed from the property
and separate vehicular access from the road.