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5 bedroom house for sale

Pound Lane, Burghclere, Newbury, Hampshire, RG20


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Sandham House is a handsome and immaculately presented 5 bedroom family home, situated off a quiet lane in the sought after village of Burghclere.

Dating back to 1928, the current owners completed a major project in 2000, which completely remodelled the house. These substantial works have created a special and individual home done to a very high standard, with great attention to detail.

High ceilings create light rooms, none more so than the impressive entrance hall which has a vaulted ceiling and lantern roof, the hall also shows the stunning galleried landing and staircase. The dining room and sitting room are both situated at the front of the house and have their own fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is positioned at the back of the house on the south side, with doors leading to the rear garden, the fully fitted kitchen is by John Lewis of Hungerford. A utility room is adjacent to the kitchen and has a door leading to the garden. There is also a snug or study and cloak room.

On the first floor, there are 5 bedrooms and
3 bathrooms, both the master and guest bedroom having their own en suite. The top floor has 3 rooms, the accommodation up here is versatile and is currently being used as a gym, study and playroom.

Outside, a sweeping driveway gives access to a small development of 6 newly built houses whilst a private drive on the opposite side leads to the entrance of Sandham House. Clever planting has created privacy for all the houses. Planning permission has been granted for a double garage, Basingstoke and Deane Ref.18/01711/HSE.

Sandham House sits centrally in grounds of approximately half an acre, mostly laid to lawn with a terrace wrapping around the kitchen and sitting room on the south side. There is a mixture of shrubs and trees and recent hedging screening the house and garden.

• Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
• BT Fibre 2 broadband is available.
• Council tax – Band G £2863.91
• Local authority: Basingstoke & Deane. Telephone 01256 844844

Local Information
• Sandham House is situated in the village of Burghclere, just 4 miles away from Newbury town centre, yet surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland. The village has a church, village hall and The Carpenters Arms pub and restaurant. Burghclere primary school and The Clere secondary school are only a short distance away

• Newbury is 4 miles away, the A34 is about a mile away which also provides access to the M4 (J13), giving access to the West Country, London and airports.
• Newbury Station is about 4 miles away, there are regular services to London Paddington taking approximately 41 minutes.
• Crossrail services from Reading: From December 2019, two Elizabeth line trains an hour (four an hour at peak time) will allow passengers to travel right through central London without having to change trains.

• There are a wide range of schools in the area, including Horris Hill, Thorngrove, Elstree, St Andrew’s, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Cheam, Bradfield College, Downe House and Pangbourne College.

All times and distances are approximate

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