Long Grove, Upper Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire, RG7
Situated in this highly desirable location, Well Cottage is a handsome period property with beautiful grounds of approximately half an acre and benefitting from planning permission for a substantial two storey rear extension.
Dating back the 1930s Well Cottage is situated in a quiet no through lane in the sought-after village of Upper Bucklebury. Currently two bedrooms, the house benefits from planning permission for a substantial 2 storey extension, information of this can be found on the West Berks website, reference 11/00870/HOUSE.
Approached through electric gates, a sweeping gravel driveway leads to the carport, this was built by the current owners in 2010 and extended in 2012 to create additional storage to the side with double doors. There is also an external staircase and room above. The house sits in beautifully maintained grounds of approximately half an acre. Mostly laid to lawn, with neatly cut hedging and a mixture of trees and beautiful planting.
Upper Bucklebury, West Berkshire
Well Cottage is situated in the popular village of Upper Bucklebury, surrounded by rural farmland and bordered by Bucklebury Common an area of managed woodland. The village lies about 6 miles north east of Newbury with its extensive facilities and is conveniently located for access to the A34 and M4.
Newbury, Thatcham and Theale all have mainline stations (Paddington line) and Crossrail services from Reading are expected to start in the near future 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.
Upper Bucklebury has a post office store and pub, and bordering Chapel Row has a doctors surgery, pub and cafe. There is a good network of footpaths and bridleways and there are cross country walks to pubs at both Stanford Dingley and Frilsham. There are a wide range of schools in the area, including Elstree, St Andrews, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Cheam, Bradfield College, Downe House and Pangbourne College.
• Mains water and electricity. Storage heaters. Private drainage.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property.
• Council tax Band E 2020/2021 £2289.60
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111