Yealand is a beautifully designed, highly specified family home finished to the highest standard set in just over 1.5 acres with far reaching views over rolling countryside.
Completed in March 2018, Yealand provides modern and contemporary living accommodation set in an idyllic rural position in an area which is designated An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
On the ground floor, an impressive reception hall
creates a striking impression upon entering the
house. The house benefits from four reception
rooms: a dual aspect drawing room featuring a
limestone fireplace with wood burning stove, a
family room with limestone fireplace and wood
burning stove, and a sizeable study again with
fireplace. The breathtaking multifunctional kitchen/breakfast/sitting room boasts both bi-folding doors opening out to the gardens as well as a lantern light and is comprehensively fitted with a sleek range of high specification Old School Kitchen Company units, an island with an integral breakfast bar, Miele wine cooler and dishwasher. The worktops are finished with Silestone work surfaces and there is a Samsung American fridge freezer, Rangemaster oven with induction hob, Quooker boiling tap and built in Siemens microwave. The sitting area has beautifully appointed build in cupboards and French doors opening out to the rear garden. The ground
floor further offers a large boot room with ample
storage, separate utility room and a cloakroom.
Situated on the first floor is the sumptuous master
suite comprising a spacious bedroom, dressing
room, and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower
which has a Grohe thermostatic shower valve with
fixed rain shower head and hand shower as well as
a standalone bath. Also located on this floor are
three further bedrooms, one with en suite dressing
room and shower/bathroom and two with en suite
shower rooms. On the upper floor, there are two
further bedrooms and a family shower room as well as the plant room.
The many features of the property include concrete first floor and block internal walls to reduce sound transfer, under-floor heating to ground and first floors powered by air source heat pumps situated at the rear of the garage, wiring for Sky Q to the drawing room, living room and family area with tv points to all bedrooms and all reception rooms and bedrooms also have Cat 5 cabling wired back to the second floor hub position. For wireless connectivity, a router is located on the top floor with wireless nodes in the under stairs cupboard and first floor landing to ensure full coverage is received. Wiring has also been laid for future CCTV installation if required.
Yealand is approached through electric wooden
gates which open onto an impressive and sweeping gravel driveway leading down to the house. Leading directly from the house to the rear is an attractive stone terrace with stunning views over the gardens and countryside beyond. The gardens wrap around the house and are mainly laid to lawn. There is ample parking for cars in front of the house as well as a double car port with a fast charging electric car charging point installed and a single garage.
Frilsham , West Berkshire
The small hilltop village of Frilsham lies amidst
unspoilt Beech woods with plenty of public footpaths just to the South of Yattendon and
overlooking the Pang valley in an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Frilsham itself is well known for both the The Pot
Kiln public house and West Berkshire Brewery both
of which are only a short walk from the house while the nearby pretty village of Yattendon has a village shop/post office, village hall, primary school, a butchers, and a further public house in The Royal Oak. Pangbourne has an excellent range of local shops and services including a convenience store, a specialist cheese shop and popular pubs and restaurants. Reading and Newbury provide a more extensive range of facilities.
Transport links by both rail and road are excellent.
The M4 (J13) is just 5 miles away and junction 12 10 miles, providing access to London and its airports.
Train services can be accessed at Theale (London
Paddington within the hour), Pangbourne (London
Paddington within the hour) and Reading (London
Paddington 27 minutes).
Crossrail services from Reading are due to open
imminently with two Elizabeth line trains an hour (four an hour at peak time) which will allow passengers to travel right through central London
without having to change trains.
There are a number of highly regarded state and
independent schools within easy reach of the house including including Harriett House Montessori School, St Andrews 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.
• Mains water, electricity and drainage. Air Source
Heat Pump. Underfloor heating is installed
throughout on the ground and first floors.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre
broadband is available at the property.
• Council tax Band H 2018/2019 £3,524.
Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111
• Postcode: RG18 9XB