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4 bed Detached House


Oakhurst, Clay Lane, Beenham, Reading


Oakhurst is a lovely village house with the original part dating back approximately 100 years. The house was extended by the previous owners in the 1970s, and again in 2005 by the current owners to make it the comfortable home it is today. At the front of the house there is an enclosed porch which leads you into the very generous entrance hall. On one side of the hall is the sitting room with a fireplace and French doors leading out to the front garden. Straight ahead the dining room and conservatory can be found. The kitchen, leading off from the dining room, is fitted with base and eye level painted units and there is ample space for appliances. There is also a back door leading to the rear garden.
From the hallway, stairs rise to the first and second floors with the top floor landing being housed in a turret which makes a very attractive feature to the house from the outside in the form of a tower. On the first floor there is the master bedroom with en suite shower room (with underfloor heating), a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a large family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. On the second floor there is a large room, currently used as a study/family room, but which could easily be used as a fourth bedroom.

Oakhurst sits on the edge of the village but within walking distance of the primary school, recreation ground and The Six Bells public house. The adjacent village of Bradfield Southend provides a further primary school, community run village store and post office, and gastro pub, The Queens Head. Theale is about 4 miles away and provides a further range of facilities including a commuter train to London, Paddington within the hour. Reading and Newbury are the closest large towns offering a comprehensive range of amenities including shops, restaurants, theatres and sporting facilities. Reading offers the added draw of Crossrail in 2019.
The range of schooling in the area, both state and private is excellent, including the Kennet School, Bradfield College, Downe House, Elstree Preparatory School and St Andrews Preparatory School. There are a variety of recreational pursuits available in the area and the surrounding countryside is renowned for its walking and riding.

Oakhurst is approached off a quiet country lane onto a gravel driveway with ample parking leading up to the garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and hedging on the boundaries offering a high degree of privacy. There is access to the back garden on both sides of the house via a pathway on one side or a pedestrian gate on the other side, which sits between the house and the garage. The majority of the back garden is laid out as a terrace, with some lawn to one side. The garden has a modern contemporary feel, with acers and bamboo making up some of the planting. The garage can be accessed via an up and over door from the driveway or via a side door from the back garden.
Agent Details

Strutt & Parker

Strutt & Parker

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