Webcroft is a substantial and spacious unlisted family home set within approximately 1.94 acres in a quiet and secluded position, surrounded by rolling countryside and woodland. The original part of the house is believed to date back to the late 18th Century and has benefited from comprehensive refurbishment and extension work, without detracting from the period character. It provides spacious accommodation and benefits from excellent entertaining space.
Webcroft offers flexible accommodation and has been sensitively extended and modernised to combine the amenities of modern living whist retaining period features including exposed wall and ceiling beams and original fireplace currently fitted with a log burner. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hallway with flagstone flooring through to the kitchen/dining area at one end and a bright and spacious family room to the other featuring engineered oak flooring and French doors as well as bi-fold doors to the garden. The kitchen/dining area benefits from a range of wall and base units with ample storage and built in appliances, a large central island, quartz worktops, 4 oven AGA cooker with electric hob. The ground floor also includes a utility and boot room accessed off the entrance hallway, both fitted with base and wall mounted units, a snug and sitting room. There is a further room accessed off the living room which is currently a bedroom but could alternatively be used as an office and has part glazed stable door out to the garden, as well as a separate shower room. The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating to the entrance hallway, kitchen/dining area, living room and office/bedroom.
Situated on the first floor in the older part of the house is the master suite comprising a spacious bedroom with en suite bathroom and two further bedrooms. In the extension the first floor comprises of two bedrooms, one with en suite.
Outside, the house is approached through a five-bar gate over a gravel driveway and up to the garage. The gardens at Webcroft are extensive with sweeping lawns and give a wonderful setting for the house, being nestled to one side amidst an array of mature trees which provide an excellent degree of seclusion. There is a large, paved sun terrace immediately to the rear of the property which enjoys views up the garden and beyond. On the far left of the property there is a large post and rail paddock area with a garden store to one side. This area benefits from a separate access off School Hill and the post and rail paddock could be extended and stables erected if required for equestrian use or similar. To the other side of the property there is an outbuilding currently used as garaging, as well as storage on the ground and first floor. There are also 2 large log stores nearby.
Midgham Green, West Berkshire
The property lies only a short distance from the centres of Woolhampton, Chapel Row and Bradfield which offer a range of local amenities including 2 pubs, a village shop, and Midgham Train Station in Woolhampton whilst Chapel Row has the Blackbird Café, the Bladebone Inn and doctors surgery. The more comprehensive amenities of Newbury and Reading are 8 and 10 miles respectively, and the M4 (J12) is just 5 miles away, providing access to the West Country, London and airports. Midgham Station is about a mile away and there are regular services from Reading to Paddington taking approximately 25 minutes. Theale station is 8 minutes away and provides a 35 minute direct train to London Paddington. 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 Harriett House Montessori School, St Andrews Preparatory School, Yattendon Primary School, Elstree Preparatory School, Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory School, Bradfield College, Downe House, Pangbourne College, St Helens and St Katherines.
• Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
• Connection to Gigaclear ultra-fast fibre broadband is available at the property.
• Council tax - Band G 2020/21 £3,155.70
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council. Telephone 01635 551111
• Postcode: RG7 5TT