Elm Cottage, Brightwalton,
Newbury, RG20 7BN
Elm Cottage, which is Grade II listed, not only offers light and space in abundance; it is a delightful period property that has a huge amount of charm and character. The end result is a family house that offers excellent accommodation with a separately accessed home office & garaging, off street parking and the most stunning gardens. Located in the heart of the popular village of Brightwalton the house has been extended and improved over the years. Upon arrival, there is immediately a sense of it’s wonderful mixture of period features and a simply wonderful kitchen and large drawing room. A gate grants access to the sweeping drive and parking area beyond, past the beautiful gardens on either side.
There are a number of key highlights to living at this wonderful property. The main ones are:
The property is over 3,500 sq. ft
Elm Cottage is set in the heart of a highly popular village which in turn is set amongst wonderful, rolling countryside consisting of estates and farmland.
There are three reception rooms in all which makes for very flexible accommodation and is ideal for entertaining.
The lovely kitchen is very much the heart of the home, with a central island and an Everhot cooker.
There are five bedroom and two bathrooms, arranged over the first floor, which makes for comfortable family living. The master bedroom has potential for an en-suite bathroom. There is also a separate office.
The gardens are simply beautiful, mostly laid to lawn it is interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs as well as well-established flower beds which are full of colour throughout the summer months.
There is a large gravel driveway which provides secure parking for a number of cars
Brightwalton is a sought after village on the beautiful Berkshire Downs in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is well placed to access Wantage, Newbury, Hungerford, Didcot & Oxford. This active village has a well regarding primary school & pre-school, a pretty church and village hall. There is a good farm shop nearby, Saddleback Farm Shop, and the neighbouring villages of Chaddleworth & Peasemore both have good pubs. Nearby lies Hungerford. With its large open market square and numerous pubs, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Hungerford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of nearby dining options and a thriving café culture. If that wasn’t enough, its locality to outstanding schools, great leisure facilities and abundant footpaths, mean the town is fast becoming West Berkshire’s most sought after small town.
Also 10 miles away is Newbury, with its large open market square and famous castle ruins, is a bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that Newbury is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of dining options and a thriving café culture. There are a number of excellent state and independent schools in the area including The Downs at Compton, Elstree, Radley, Downe House, Bradfield, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Horris Hill & St Gabriels to name but a few. Road communications are fantastic with the M4 & A34 being in easy reach which in turn give access to the M40, M3 & A303 in turn providing access to the north, London and the M5 to the west.
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