Heads Lane, Inkpen Common RG17

Heads Lane, Inkpen Common RG17

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £900,000
Kintbury 1.8 miles
Inkpen Common 0.2 miles
Crown and Garter PH 0.4 miles

Situated in a very special location backing onto fields is this individual detached period cottage with light and spacious accommodation together with a beautiful established garden of approximately 0.5 acres. Energy Rating E.

Situation:
Michaelmas Cottage is situated in a very quiet location in Inkpen Common in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a sought-after village in West Berkshire and benefits from being in walking distance to the Crown and Garter public house. Inkpen is surrounded by attractive and unspoilt countryside, with its network of quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways on the doorstep, providing excellent walking/running, mountain/road cycling and horse riding. It is protected to the south by the Inkpen Hills, well known for Combe Gibbet and Walbury Hill, at just under 1000 ft, the highest point in Berkshire. It is within 3 miles of Kintbury with its excellent local shops and main line railway station, whilst the market town of Hungerford is within 4 miles. Newbury with main line station (Paddington 50 minutes) is within 8 miles, whilst Junctions 13 and 14 of the M4 Motorway are within 10 and 8 miles respectively.

Description:
Michaelmas Cottage is a very pretty cottage offering light and spacious accommodation in an enviable location. The property has been well maintained by the current owner and offers flexible living accommodation to suit family requirements. There is a large entrance hall (currently used as a snug) with an open fireplace and openings out to the inner hall and the dining room which in turn leads through to the sitting room. This room is of a good size with multiple windows, a feature fireplace and has steps up to a small hall with French doors to the front and door to the study/4th bedroom. There is an impressive kitchen/breakfast room divided into 2 parts with the kitchen area offering a range of eye and base level units, Butlers sink and double oven while the dining area has plenty of space for a breakfast table and also features an open fireplace. Adjoining here there is a useful utility room and WC cloakroom beyond. On the first floor there is an open light landing giving access to the wonderful master bedroom (formerly 2 bedrooms) with a dressing area, built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. There are 2 further bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom with white suite of low level WC, wash hand basin, panel bath and separate shower cubicle.

Outside:
The property is approached via a gravel drive giving access to the garage and adjoining car port. From here there is a path that leads up to the front door as well as a pretty brick patio area. The gardens are a particular feature of the property and are very well established and have a wide variety of trees, shrubs and plants and is a haven for birds. There is also a large wildlife pond with an abundance of water lilies surrounded by a variety of marginal plants.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Tenure
Freehold
Energy Efficiency Rating
E
Environment Impact Rating
F
Carter Jonas reference
NEW190198
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