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Land South of Danetree, Compton, RG20


TITLE NO: BK396564

Goring on Thames (London/Paddington under the hour) 6 miles Reading 14 miles
M4 at Chieveley (J 13 ) 7 miles A34 at East Ilsley 2.5 miles Newbury 11 miles
Abingdon 11 miles Oxford 17 miles
(Distances and times approximate)

Situated between Newbury and Oxford on the rural edge of this popular Berkshire Downland village in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty' surrounded by scenic rolling countryside, easily accessible for the A34 and M4 and within but a short walk of the acclaimed Downs Secondary School, village primary school, village shop and eatery, and close driving distance to the mainline railway station in Goring on Thames providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.

A delightfully mature individual paddock plot of approximately 3.2 acres, having the benefit of a recently expired full planning permission for an elegant and traditional stable block of approximately 1,925 sq ft and a second main road vehicular access.

Early viewing is highly recommended so as to appreciate the many attractive attributes and stunning setting.

• Delightful Rural Location With Attractive Views
• Gated Vehicular access
• Paddocks Extending To Approximately 3.2 Acres
• Expired Planning Permission For An Elegant Stable Block Of Approximately 1,925 Sq Ft & 2nd Vehicular Access

Compton is a quiet rural village set in a fold of the Berkshire Downlands surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside designated an A.O.N.B., and conveniently situated between Newbury and Oxford with easy access to the fast A34 which links to the M4 and with a choice of mainline stations in the local area providing commuter services up to London Paddington in under the hour, the closest being at Goring on Thames.

The village has a long history with traces of Roman occupation and being mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1083 A.D. In recent years it has become a thriving village community still linked to Farming and the countryside and have a strong association with Horse Racing. There is a beautiful flint walled Parish Church and in the village are many interesting period properties reflecting a rich architectural heritage. Local amenities include a Post Office/Stores, Barbers Shop, the Swan Hotel, Primary and Secondary Schools the latter being the highly regarded Downs School which boasts a Sixth Form. Just to the North of the village is the ancient Ridgeway Path which crosses the Downs eventually joining the Icknield Way on its journey to East Anglia.

Tucked away, elevated off the quiet lane that is Coombe Road, a private gated access opens off an adjacent lane towards the top western side of the paddocks. Simply delightful, a most private and mature outlook is enjoyed, with a stunning array of extensive planting of trees and hedging, complimented by attractive views, which are in abundance. Great access is afforded, being close to the centre of Compton, whilst a quiet and peaceful situation is enjoyed also.

Full Planning permission was granted in February 2015 (Valid for 3 years – Expired February 2018) for the provision of extensive stabling which would extend to approximately 1,925 sq ft in size, including 4 loosebox's, secure store, tack / mess room, and hay store, with an additional new access granted off Coombe Road itself. Full plans are enclosed, however the full planning application can be viewed online at The West Berkshire Council planning portal, using the planning application reference: 14/03133/COMIND.

Services: Whilst interested parties should make their own enquiries of the relevant utility companies, it is thought that mains water and electricity are available for connection off Coombe Road.

Access: Access over the adjacent track to the vehicular and pedestrian gated access is legally provided for in Title No: BK396338.

Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council – Telephone: 01635 42400

From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street continue over the River bridge and up to the traffic lights at the top of Streatley High Street. Continue straight across onto the Aldworth Road and in a further 2¼ miles after passing on the further side of Aldworth turn right for Compton opposite the Four Points Public House. Follow this road for a further 2½ miles and just before reaching Compton, at the lower part of the hill that descends in to Compton, turn left at a cross roads, in to Coombe Road. Half a mile or so along on the right-hand side, there is a small track that leads up to the vehicular and pedestrian gated access to the paddocks.

Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.
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