Prospect Cottage
2,543 sq ft(236.25 sq m)
Guide price £899,000

Wickham HeathNewbury, Berkshire, RG20 8PG

    Key features

    • Period charm
    • Versatile layout
    • Substantially updated
    • Lovely views
    • Extensive garaging/workshops

    A character family home providing a versatile layout to suit modern living and with annex potential. The property benefits from extensive outbuildings and garaging/space for home office.

    About this property

    • Prospect Cottage dates back approximately 200 years, with subsequent extensions including a wonderful kitchen/breakfast garden room. The property has been substantially enhanced and extended in an adaptable and sympathetic manner to suit a wide variety of lifestyle needs.

      The property retains a wealth of character throughout and is equipped with modern bathrooms, kitchen and garden room, complemented by a cosy library/family room with doors to the garden, a first floor study and separate sitting room and dining area.

      There are three bedrooms on the first floor, each serviced by separate bath/shower rooms. There is also a ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room, perfect for guests or relatives.

      Outside, the property is approached over a large gravelled parking area in front of the three garages, gym/4th garage, with a workshop beyond and a useful vegetable garden/storage area.

      The garden is a significant feature of the property with a large lawn, several fruit trees, and colourful borders, surrounded by hedges offering considerable privacy. Areas for outdoor entertaining include a covered patio, and a separate pebbled suntrap. The property backs onto a large field with extensive views beyond, and easy access to the countryside.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Room for all the family in this beautiful cottage.

    Matthew LodgeProperty agent

    Local information

    • Wickham Heath is a rural hamlet situated to the west of Newbury in the parish of Boxford, surrounded by fields and woods with access to many activities nearby.
    • Within 2 miles are the villages of Wickham, Boxford and Stockcross offering ancient churches, active village halls, public houses, a village shop with a post office, and three highly regarded primary schools. Further facilities can be found in the nearby market towns of Newbury or Hungerford. The area is also served by an excellent range of Independent and State Schools. West Berkshire is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and numerous footpaths pass close by, including the Ridgeway and the Lambourn Valley Way.
    • Newbury is famous for its racecourse, and the area contains a large number of racehorse stables. The area has excellent communication links with the M4 and A34 a short drive away, mainline trains to London and the West Country at Newbury, and widespread rail links to the rest of the country at nearby Reading. (Crossrail – due to open in 2019)

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Newbury, take the B4000 through Stockcross and into Wickham Heath. The property is the third on the left.
    • EPC Rating = E