Savills | Blakes Road, Wargrave, Reading, RG10 8LA | Property for sale
3,645 sq ft(338.63 sq m)
Guide price £1,695,000

Blakes RoadWargrave, Reading, RG10 8LA


    Key features

    • Early Edwardian family home
    • Stunning period features
    • Large garden
    • Swimming pool
    • Driveway and garage
    • Quiet village location

    An imposing period village house

    About this property

    • Templemount is a handsome, beautifully presented family home set in a delightful private plot. Originally constructed in 1901 before being sympathetically extended by the current owners this home retains many beautiful ornate features of the late Victorian and early Edwardian period with high ceilings, large well-proportioned rooms and Victorian windows.
      The house is entered through a stone porch into a substantial dining hall with high ornate cornicing and a large bay window, filling the room with light. Leading on from the dining hall through double doors is an elegant dual aspect drawing room with a bay window and traditional open fireplace with a gas fire. There is a large kitchen with a series of integrated appliances, wall and base units and an AGA oven and access to the terrace, perfect for alfresco dining in the summer. Off the kitchen is a well-equipped utility room as well as a spacious, well-proportioned study. The ground floor is completed by a south facing triple aspect sitting room with an open fireplace and access to the garden via French doors.
      To the first floor there are 5 bedrooms all with high ceilings filled with natural light. There is a superb principal bedroom with a large bay window, and four piece en suite bathroom. There are a further two large double aspect bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms featuring bay windows. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom 2 and 4 have feature fireplaces.


      Outside
      The house is accessed via a gravel driveway allowing ample off-street parking. To the left there is a garage with a workshop and log store. To the rear of the house is a terrace overlooking the lawned gardens below. The garden, which enjoys a high level of privacy, has a variety of colourful flower beds and a variety of different mature trees. To the rear of the garden is a swimming pool and summer house. In total the garden measures 0.37 acres.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is a truly loved family home which hasn't come to the market in decades

    Victoria KnightProperty agent

    Local information

    • Templemount is nestled on a country lane on the edge of the popular village of Wargrave where there are excellent schools and a variety of shops, a library, public houses and restaurants. The railway station at Wargrave has a service to London, Paddington (via Twyford) which takes approximately 39 minutes. Henley-on-Thames, Maidenhead and Reading are all easily accessible, each offering excellent shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. Wargrave itself has excellent facilities such as tennis club, cricket, bowls, boat club, snooker and theatre etc.
    • Sporting activities in the area include golf at a number of local courses, racing at Windsor and Ascot, and walking and riding in the surrounding countryside.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Henley take the Wargrave Road to Wargrave. Upon entering Wargrave village, take the first left onto Wargrave Hill, carry along this road which turns into Blakes Road. Templemount will be found on the right not long after Dunnock Way on your right.
    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold