Stanford Dingley, Reading
Guide Price £2,250,000
5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Stanford Dingley, Reading
Guide Price £2,250,000
- In excess of 5000 square feet
- 2 acres of grounds with paddock
- Five bedrooms/three bathrooms
- 38' kitchen/family room
- Study/library, gym
- Living room with access to balcony
- Stunning, rural location
- Sought after village
Located within the highly sought-after West Berkshire village of Stanford Dingley, this individual, beautifully designed, high specification five-bedroom detached home is set within delightful grounds of approximately 2 acres and offers some 5000 sq feet of light, airy and versatile accommodation, perfect for modern family living.
The accommodation includes a large and welcoming reception hall that flows through to the heart of the home. A 38' kitchen/family room incorporating a snug with log burner benefits from practical touches such as a walk-in pantry and utility room. Also on the ground floor are three bedrooms, a spacious four-piece family bathroom, cloakroom, and a home gym with a feature glass wall. The study/library is tucked away in a quiet corner of the property and features a vaulted ceiling, pleasant views over the garden, and is the ideal place to work or study. On the first floor, a full-width balcony runs along the rear of the house. The upstairs living room has direct access to the balcony along with a log burner for cosy nights in. The master bedroom suite connects to the balcony and comprises a dressing room with a large ensuite featuring a period roll-top bath. The second upstairs bedroom benefits from its own ensuite shower room. In addition, there is a fantastic 30' games room/guest bedroom which can be independently accessed via a second staircase from the study or via a secret door from the ensuite
Little Shambles is set within a superb, mature plot extending to approximately 2 acres in all, including a paddock. The property is approached via a gravel driveway providing ample parking for numerous vehicles, with additional gated vehicular access to both sides of the plot. The rear garden is a real feature and a wonderful space to relax and unwind. There is an extensive terrace, ideal for entertaining, and an expansive area of lawn interspersed with mature trees and shrubs. Planning permission has recently been approved for the installation of an outdoor swimming pool.
Garage & outbuildings
Attached to the house is a sizeable double garage with an adjoining workshop and vast attic area for storage. The garage features a fully insulated electrically operated roller door, light, and power. Within the garden is an additional detached outbuilding also with light, power & water connections, and a log store.
Completed in 2013
Oil fired heating system with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor
Giga Clear super-fast fibre broadband
Energy-efficient, highly insulated construction
KNX smart home system
Heat recovery and ventilation system
Mains drainage and water
Stanford Dingley is one of the most desirable villages in West Berkshire with a Saxon church and two public houses, The Old Boot which dates back to the 18th Century, and The Bull dating back to 15th Century. Situated within an area of outstanding natural beauty, this charming village sits in an idyllic location within the valley of the River Pang, and benefits from extensive footpaths allowing ample opportunity to explore the beautiful surroundings.
The local villages of Bucklebury and Bradfield offer excellent local amenities including churches, public houses, and village shops. Local cafes at nearby Yattendon and Chapel Row are within walking distance. Bradfield College also has excellent sporting facilities available via membership, including a golf course, indoor sports complex, pool, and tennis centre.
Reading and Newbury are 10 and 9 miles away respectively and provide more comprehensive facilities and shopping centres.
The area benefits from excellent commuter and travel facilities with easy access onto the M4 at junctions 12 and 13 to London and the West Country.
Theale railway station is within an 11-minute drive, and Pangbourne station is around 14-minute drive.
There are a number of highly regarded state and independent schools within easy reach of the house including Harriett House Montessori School, St Andrew s Preparatory School, Yattendon Primary School, Elstree Preparatory School, Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory School, the ofsted outstanding Downs secondary school, Bradfield College, Downe House, Pangbourne College, St Helens and St Katherines and Abingdon School.
Tel: 01189 844444