Black Cygnet Logo

5 bedroom house for sale

Blandys Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8


Show details




Feathers Farm is a beautifully renovated, highly specified family home finished to the highest standard, with spectacular views, outbuildings, stables, arena and paddocks set in approximately 4.35 acres.

Property Description
Extended and comprehensively renovated over
the last few years, Feathers Farms 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 three reception
rooms: a drawing room with bi-folding doors
opening out onto the terrace with stunning views
across the paddocks and countryside beyond and
featuring a large fireplace with wood burning
stove, a family room with bi-folding doors leading
out to the rear gardens, and a sizeable study.
The multifunctional kitchen/breakfast room is
comprehensively fitted with a sleek range of high
specification units, an island with an integral
breakfast bar, Miele wine cooler and dishwasher.
The worktops are finished with Corian and Oak
work surfaces and there is a Miele fridge freezer,
combi oven, two Gaggenau ovens, an induction hob and built in coffee machine. The sitting area has French doors opening out to the rear garden. The ground floor further offers a utility room with ample storage and a cloakroom. Situated on the first floor is the sumptuous master suite with air conditioning comprising a spacious bedroom with stunning views across the land and countryside beyond, dressing room, and en suite bathroom with walk-in shower as well as a standalone bath. Also located on this floor are four further bedrooms, two with en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom with walk in shower. Some of the many features of the property include the installation of two 5,000 litre rainwater harvesters to the front and rear of the house which provide significant rainwater to the gardens, under-floor heating to ground and first floors powered by ground source heat pumps and there is also planning permission in place to extend at the rear of the property and add an additional 1,000 sq ft. For further details, please log onto the West Berkshire Council planning portal – 21/000236/House.

Feathers Farm is approached through electric
wooden gates which open onto an impressive and sweeping driveway leading up to the house. To one side of the driveway there is a courtyard area with newly built stable block and tack room as well as a separate outbuilding with electric roller door and a separate vegetable garden. To the front of the house there are paddocks all of which have mains water installed and there is a separate entrance further along Blandy’s Lane and a 20 x 60m sand and rubber arena suitable for both dressage and show jumping. The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn and there is a brick built outbuilding.

Upper Basildon, West Berkshire
• The village of Upper Basildon sits on the edge of the Berkshire Downlands in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ within close proximity to the riverside village of Pangbourne.
• The village itself offers a range of amenities
including a parish church, community Post
Office, highly regarded C of E primary school,
and the popular Red Lion public house.
• The village also benefits from a modern village
hall, which has become the centre for a variety
of community sports and activities with its
adjoining sports field and tennis courts.
• Bradfield College is located three miles from
Upper Basildon and has excellent leisure, fitness
and sports facilities including a large indoor
swimming pool all of which are available for use
by members of the public. The facilities also include squash, badminton courts, tennis courts, hockey and a 9-hole golf course.
• Transport links by both rail and road are excellent. The M4 (J12) is just 6 miles away, 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).
• There are a wide range of schools in the area,
both state and private. Of particular note are St
Andrew’s Preparatory School, Elstree Preparatory
School, Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory
School, Bradfield College, Down ouse,Pangbourne
College, The Oratory, St Helens and St Katherines and Abingdon School.

• Mains water, electricity and drainage. Ground
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 as well as
BT Superfast broadband.
• Council tax - Band G 2021/2022
• Local authority: West Berkshire Council.
Telephone 01635 551111
• Postcode: RG8 8PG