Brightwalton, Newbury RG20

Brightwalton, Newbury RG20

4 Bedroom | 2 Baths

Guide price £750,000
The Swan 3.7 miles
East Lane 4.4 miles

Situated in a lovely village just north west of Newbury and in the Downs School catchment, a delightful period cottage with an attractive south facing garden.

Brightwalton is one of several hamlets including Leckhampstead and Chaddleworth to the northwest of Newbury and south of Wantage. Chaddleworth has a primary school and public house, and there is a church and primary school in Brightwalton. It is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with delightful walks and rides. Communications by rail are from Newbury or Didcot (fast service to Paddington). The M4 is approximately 15 minutes away, (Junction 13).

This classic English Country cottage is listed grade II and offers flexible and well balance accommodation. It is very well presented throughout and has considerable charm with exposed oak timbers, part thatched roof and a fireplace with woodburning stove. It also benefits from plenty of storage and a surprising amount of natural light for a property of this age, particularly in the extension which was added in approximately 2003. On the ground floor there is a dual aspect dining room with stable door to the utility room, a lovely open sitting room with adjoining study area and feature brick fireplace with woodburning stove. From here there is a separate staircase to the fourth bedroom which has a opening through to a large storage loft. On the southern end of the house there is a very useful family room/occasional bedroom served by an adjoining shower room. The impressive kitchen/breakfast room has a range of eye and base level units, Butlers sink and feature AGA. On the first floor there are 3 good double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

There is an attractive and well maintained garden enclosed by mature hedges and fencing. The majority of the garden lies to the rear and is south facing. It comprises a lawn surrounded by well stocked herbaceous borders and a paved and sheltered terrace. Close the cottage is a useful timber barn/outhouse and a gate which opens onto a parking area for two cars. To the west of the cottage is a small vegetable garden and a path which leads from the village street to the front door.

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