5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in St Barnabas Road, Reading

5 Bedroom Detached House - £1,450,000

St Barnabas Road, Reading

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First listed on: 30th August 2019

Nearest stations: Reading (1.7 mi)Reading West (2.1 mi)Tilehurst (2.7 mi)Earley (3.8 mi)Wargrave (4.3 mi)

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Property Features

  • Grade II* listed detached residence
  • 27ft kitchen/breakfast room
  • In need of some updating
  • Formal grounds with garaging & parking
  • Substantial attic area

Property Description

One of the area's most historic houses, believed to date back to the 17th century with Grade II* listed status. Offering four reception rooms, 27ft kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms, four bathrooms, attic rooms, double garage and formal gardens. Half a mile from local shops & open countryside. Reading 2 miles & M4 J11 5 miles.
SITUATION
Caversham is situated just north of the River Thames, offering a vast array of shops, bars, restaurants, together with excellent schooling. Reading Station servicing London (Paddington 25 minutes) is within a mile of Caversham Bridge and will be further complimented with the imminent arrival of Crossrail. Emmer Green & Caversham Heights border the South Oxfordshire countryside, with a choice of golf courses and the additional Mapledurham Gym & Rivermead Sports Complex on Caversham borders.
DESCRIPTION
Tucked behind high fir trees and a brick and flint wall lies Old Grove House, a magnificent Grade II* listed detached residence with Tudor brick and flint elevations. Requiring some updating, the property retains many period features including original inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams and is one of the last notable properties remaining in the area. Entered via electrically operated wrought iron gates to a shared driveway and leading to double width garage with twin up and over doors and wrought iron gates leading to personal driveway with parking. Set in delightful secluded grounds in all approx. 0.4 of an acre.
GABLED ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH
Original latch front door, leaded light door through to
RECEPTION HALL
Superb central inglenook fireplace, tiled floor, 2 radiators, meter cupboard, beamed ceiling, latch door through to
DINING ROOM
Front aspect leaded light window, 2 radiators, inglenook fireplace, stripped wooden floor, beamed walls and ceiling, built-in arched drinks cupboard
SITTING ROOM
Front aspect leaded light window, stripped wooden floor, inglenook fireplace with panelled surround, 2 radiators, through to
FAMILY ROOM
Dual aspect with twin side windows and rear leaded light French doors to rear patio garden, quarry tiled floor, 2 radiators, beamed ceiling, bar area with cupboard space and display alcove
CONSERVATORY
Pleasant room, ideal morning room with 2 radiators, French doors to garden
INNER HALLWAY
Access via reception hall, staircase, rear access
WINE CELLAR

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
L-shaped room, triple aspect leaded light windows, quarry tiled floor with oak inserts, 3 radiators, range of base level kitchen units, various appliance space, large breakfast area, walk-in larder, cupboard space, wall mounted gas boiler, stable-style kitchen door
STAIRCASE FROM INNER HALLWAY TO SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR
Radiator, built-in cupboard, inner landing providing access to bedrooms 1, 4 and 5
BEDROOM ONE
Dual aspect leaded light windows, beamed ceiling, 2 radiators
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., rear aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM TWO
Front aspect leading light window, ornate fireplace, 2 radiators, built-in cupboard, door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, twin wash hand basins, w.c., airing cupboard housing hot water tank, side aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM THREE
Rear aspect leaded light window, radiator, beamed walls and ceiling, door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., radiator
BEDROOM FOUR
Front aspect leaded light window, 2 radiators, central fireplace, wash hand basin, beamed walls, walk-in wardrobe with front aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM FIVE
Dual aspect leaded light windows, 2 radiators, central fireplace
BATHROOM
Comprising enamelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., radiator, rear aspect leaded light window
SEPARATE W.C.
Comprising w.c., wash hand basin, rear aspect leaded light window
STAIRCASE FROM FIRST FLOOR TO ATTIC ROOMS

NB
The attic rooms are an arrangement of 6 boarded usable segregated room areas primed for full conversion providing a variety of use:Room 1 - 15'9 x 10'11Room 2 - 17'11 x 14'10Room 3 - 20'5 x 17'11Room 4 - 19'8 x 14'5Room 5 - 20'10 x 17'10Room 6 - 14'5 x 13'9Rooms 2, 3 & 5 have leaded light windows and provide the best options for usable space. These also have fitted Myson heaters
OUTSIDE
The property is entered via electrically operated double gates providing an initial shared driveway access and leading to twin garages, separate wrought iron gates to own private driveway area and access to formal lawn grounds with various flowers and shrubs, mature conifers aligning the walled boundaries. There is a courtyard area to the rear and grounds occupied by the property of 0.4 of an acre. The formal grounds enjoy a south-westerly aspect. There is also a greenhouse and a further lawn corner garden with large patio area adjacent to the conservatory and separate pedestrian access via Old Barn Close.
TWIN GARAGES
With up and over doors, one is double in length
BOOT ROOM
Radiator, sink and gardener's w.c.
APPROXIMATE SQUARE FOOTAGE
Main house - 5502sq ft.Garage - 653sq ft.Total gross area - 6155sq ft.
SCHOOL CATCHMENT
Emmer Green Primary SchoolHighdown Secondary School
COUNCIL TAX
Band G
PLEASE NOTE
These particulars are awaiting the owners approval and therefore represent draft details only.
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One of the area's most historic houses, believed to date back to the 17th century with Grade II* listed status. Offering four reception rooms, 27ft kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms, four bathrooms, attic rooms, double garage and formal gardens. Half a mile from local shops & open countryside. Reading 2 miles & M4 J11 5 miles.
SITUATION
Caversham is situated just north of the River Thames, offering a vast array of shops, bars, restaurants, together with excellent schooling. Reading Station servicing London (Paddington 25 minutes) is within a mile of Caversham Bridge and will be further complimented with the imminent arrival of Crossrail. Emmer Green & Caversham Heights border the South Oxfordshire countryside, with a choice of golf courses and the additional Mapledurham Gym & Rivermead Sports Complex on Caversham borders.
DESCRIPTION
Tucked behind high fir trees and a brick and flint wall lies Old Grove House, a magnificent Grade II* listed detached residence with Tudor brick and flint elevations. Requiring some updating, the property retains many period features including original inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams and is one of the last notable properties remaining in the area. Entered via electrically operated wrought iron gates to a shared driveway and leading to double width garage with twin up and over doors and wrought iron gates leading to personal driveway with parking. Set in delightful secluded grounds in all approx. 0.4 of an acre.
GABLED ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH
Original latch front door, leaded light door through to
RECEPTION HALL
Superb central inglenook fireplace, tiled floor, 2 radiators, meter cupboard, beamed ceiling, latch door through to
DINING ROOM
Front aspect leaded light window, 2 radiators, inglenook fireplace, stripped wooden floor, beamed walls and ceiling, built-in arched drinks cupboard
SITTING ROOM
Front aspect leaded light window, stripped wooden floor, inglenook fireplace with panelled surround, 2 radiators, through to
FAMILY ROOM
Dual aspect with twin side windows and rear leaded light French doors to rear patio garden, quarry tiled floor, 2 radiators, beamed ceiling, bar area with cupboard space and display alcove
CONSERVATORY
Pleasant room, ideal morning room with 2 radiators, French doors to garden
INNER HALLWAY
Access via reception hall, staircase, rear access
WINE CELLAR

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
L-shaped room, triple aspect leaded light windows, quarry tiled floor with oak inserts, 3 radiators, range of base level kitchen units, various appliance space, large breakfast area, walk-in larder, cupboard space, wall mounted gas boiler, stable-style kitchen door
STAIRCASE FROM INNER HALLWAY TO SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR
Radiator, built-in cupboard, inner landing providing access to bedrooms 1, 4 and 5
BEDROOM ONE
Dual aspect leaded light windows, beamed ceiling, 2 radiators
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., rear aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM TWO
Front aspect leading light window, ornate fireplace, 2 radiators, built-in cupboard, door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, twin wash hand basins, w.c., airing cupboard housing hot water tank, side aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM THREE
Rear aspect leaded light window, radiator, beamed walls and ceiling, door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., radiator
BEDROOM FOUR
Front aspect leaded light window, 2 radiators, central fireplace, wash hand basin, beamed walls, walk-in wardrobe with front aspect leaded light window
BEDROOM FIVE
Dual aspect leaded light windows, 2 radiators, central fireplace
BATHROOM
Comprising enamelled bath, wash hand basin, w.c., radiator, rear aspect leaded light window
SEPARATE W.C.
Comprising w.c., wash hand basin, rear aspect leaded light window
STAIRCASE FROM FIRST FLOOR TO ATTIC ROOMS

NB
The attic rooms are an arrangement of 6 boarded usable segregated room areas primed for full conversion providing a variety of use:Room 1 - 15'9 x 10'11Room 2 - 17'11 x 14'10Room 3 - 20'5 x 17'11Room 4 - 19'8 x 14'5Room 5 - 20'10 x 17'10Room 6 - 14'5 x 13'9Rooms 2, 3 & 5 have leaded light windows and provide the best options for usable space. These also have fitted Myson heaters
OUTSIDE
The property is entered via electrically operated double gates providing an initial shared driveway access and leading to twin garages, separate wrought iron gates to own private driveway area and access to formal lawn grounds with various flowers and shrubs, mature conifers aligning the walled boundaries. There is a courtyard area to the rear and grounds occupied by the property of 0.4 of an acre. The formal grounds enjoy a south-westerly aspect. There is also a greenhouse and a further lawn corner garden with large patio area adjacent to the conservatory and separate pedestrian access via Old Barn Close.
TWIN GARAGES
With up and over doors, one is double in length
BOOT ROOM
Radiator, sink and gardener's w.c.
APPROXIMATE SQUARE FOOTAGE
Main house - 5502sq ft.Garage - 653sq ft.Total gross area - 6155sq ft.
SCHOOL CATCHMENT
Emmer Green Primary SchoolHighdown Secondary School
COUNCIL TAX
Band G
PLEASE NOTE
These particulars are awaiting the owners approval and therefore represent draft details only.
SOCIAL MEDIA
Find out about local news, our views and all things property on our facebook and twitter pages.
FREE MORTGAGE ADVICE
We are pleased to be able to offer the services of an Independent Mortgage Adviser who can access over 2,500 mortgage rates from leading Banks and Building Societies. For a free, no obligation discussion or quote, please contact Stuart Milton, our mortgage adviser, on 0118 9461800.
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25/09/2019 Property listed at £1,450,000
31/08/2019 Property listed at £1,550,000

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1 Prospect St

Caversham

Reading

RG4 8JB

Telephone: See phone number 01189461800

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