Rear Elevation
3,794 sq ft(352.47 sq m)
Guide price £1,395,000

HollycrossCrazies Hill, Reading, RG10 8QB


    Key features

    • Large period family home
    • Beautiful gardens with views over the countryside
    • Period features throughout
    • Separate annex with bedroom, kitchen/sitting room and bathroom
    • Double garage

    Lovely family home with annex in sought after village

    About this property

    • Description
      An attractive family home with painted brick elevations under a clay tiled roof. It is a major part of the former Hollycross, a large country house built circa 1897. It has been modified by the present owners to offer versatile accommodation whilst retaining charm and character.

      The large dining/reception hall gives an impressive entrance with exposed ceiling timbers and a fireplace housing a gas log burner. The drawing room is elegant and double aspect with carved wood fireplace housing a log burner and a large window and a delightful windowseat overlooking the rear garden.
      The kitchen and breakfast room is very much the heart of the home and has a range of painted floor and wall units with granite and iroko worksurfaces. There is oak flooring throughout and French doors open to the garden terrace. This room is open plan to the charming sitting room with a log burner, built-in bookshelves, oak floor, panelled ceiling and French doors to the garden.

      To the first floor the master bedroom has built-in cupboards and double doors opening to a pretty Juliet balcony overlooking the garden with distant views.
      There is a double bedroom with built-in cupboards and
      en suite Jack and Jill shower. There are a further two double bedrooms and a family bathroom which has been recently updated and has a free standing bath and spacious shower unit.

      Outside
      2 Hollycross is accessed from the lane onto a large gravel parking area to the front of the house. There is a detached double garage with a selfcontained annexe over comprising sitting room with kitchenette, bathroom and bedroom. A stone terrace runs the length of the house and is accessed from the sitting room and breakfast room. To one end is a pergola, covered in a rambling rose and ideal for al fresco dining. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and private having mature trees to the lane and rear boundaries and a magnificent magnolia tree to one side. In particular a parterre garden overlooks the adjoining fields providing the perfect place to sit and enjoy this idyllic location.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A rare gem in a quiet location on the edge of a sought after village

    Linda SteelProperty agent

    Local information

    • Situation
    • 2 Hollycross is situated on the edge of the small Berkshire village of Crazies Hill which has a popular public house/ restaurant and primary school.
    • Henley and Reading are close by, both of which offer extensive shopping, recreational and educational facilities.
    • Reading and Twyford have mainline train services to London (Paddington) from 25 minutes (Crossrail to both stations in 2020).
    • Junction 8/9 of the M4 is just 8 miles distant. The area is well served for schools, including Rupert House in Henley, Lambrook, the Oratory, Wellington, Wycombe Abbey for Girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham.
    • There are a number of fine golf courses around Henley-on- Thames, including Temple, Henley and nearby Hennerton.
    • The nearby countryside offers miles of walking and riding.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Directions Leave Henley-on-Thames via Henley bridge and proceed on the A4130 towards Maidenhead. At the top of Remenham Hill, turn right towards Warren Row, passing Kentons Lane on the right towards Crazies Hill and take a slight right turn onto Hatchgate Lane. Continue straight on at the crossroads and the entrance to 2 Hollycross is the second on the right.
    • EPC Rating = C