South Drive, Sonning, Reading, RG4 6GB | Property for sale | Savills
3,369 sq ft(312.99 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000

South DriveSonning, Reading, RG4 6GB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Substantial & extended detached family home
  • Ample off street parking & detached double timber car port set behind electric gates
  • 5 double bedrooms with 3 en suites
  • Landscaped garden with delightful outside entertaining area/patio
  • The possibility of creating a self-contained annex space

A fantastic detached home with possible annex space accessed through electric gates onto a sweeping driveway.

About this property

  • 8 South Drive is a fantastic detached family home that has been refurbished and extended by the current owners. You arrive in the remodelled entrance hall with its engineered wood flooring, stairs rising to the first floor, doors leading to the majority of the ground floor rooms and access to the W/C with Travertine tiled floor.

    The kitchen/dining room is perfect for modern living and features a Neptune Suffolk Navy kitchen. There is a range of wall and base units as well as a large island that has a prep-sink, in addition to the double butler sink. There is an integrated NEFF dishwasher and standalone Falcon range cooker with 5 ring gas hob along with an adjoining pantry. There is Travertine tiled floor in the kitchen area and ceramic tiles in the dining space whilst under floor heating runs throughout.

    Benefitting from a dual aspect there is an abundance of light with Kloeber bi-folding doors to the rear opening onto the patio and a roof lantern. Adjacent is the utility room where there is access to the garden, Travertine tiled floor and space for the washing machine and tumble dryer.

    The sitting room has engineered wood flooring with underfloor heating and Kloeber sliding doors opening to the garden. There is a feature log burner with built in log store and bookshelves. The study is of a good size and comfortably fits two desks and has the original parquet wood flooring with an outlook over the driveway. The play room enjoys a dual aspect, engineered wood flooring and a charming log burner. From here there is a door opening into the annex bedroom. The bedroom is of a good size and has a dual aspect with an adjacent wet room style shower room. The boot room provides another access into the property and has a range of units. There may be scope to transform this into a kitchen so that this entire space could be self-contained.

    On the first floor the principal bedroom is a great size and has views from front to back along with an en suite that has a walk-in shower and Limestone tiled floor. The guest bedroom has double built in wardrobes that lead to a en suite with bath & shower. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Subject to planning permission and the usual consents, there may be scope to convert the loft space into further accommodation.

    Outside
    The house is accessed through electric gates, with intercom system, and opens onto a sweeping gravel driveway. The property is fully enclosed with fencing & hedges and to the front, there are a selection of bedding areas with a selections of plants, shrubs and trees as well as a EV charging point. The driveway leads round to the double timber car port that has power and lighting.

    The rear garden has been thoughtfully designed with its different areas to create spaces for all. There is a sizeable lawn area to the centre, with generous paved patio to the right. It has been beautifully landscaped and designed to create a brilliant outside entertaining area with particular note to the raised wall area of the patio with its focal point being the water feature. To the other end of the garden there is a large allotment/vegetable area. There is a timber & metal shed, polytunnel (with sprinkler system) and a number of raised vegetable beds constructed out of traditional railway sleepers. In the far corner is a delightful wild garden perfect for wildlife.

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This beautifully presented home really does tick all the boxes! From the sweeping driveway to the social reception spaces, you better be quick!

Ryan AllbonProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is situated in the popular and historic Thameside village of Sonning which has local amenities including a well-regarded public house, a riverside hotel, dinner theatre and popular restaurant. More extensive facilities can be found in the nearby towns of Henley-on-Thames and Reading. There
  • are mainline stations in Reading and Twyford, giving easy access to London Paddington, with Crossrail.
  • The M4 J10 is provides access to London and the West Country. There is a wide variety of schools in the area including Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning and Shiplake College along with a number of other schools with excellent repute. Extensive sporting facilities can be found in the local area including boating on the Thames and golf at a number of local courses.

Additional information

  • Directions: Leave Henley-on-Thames via the A321 Wargrave Road. Continue through Wargrave and at the roundabout turn right on the A4 Bath Road towards Sonning. Go straight on at the first roundabout and continue on the A4. Proceed across the next round about. Continue along the Bath Road and the entrance to South Drive will be found just after the right hand turn onto Sonning Lane. The entrance to the property will be found just off to the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold