Westfield Road, Caversham, Reading, RG4
Guide Price £1,700,000 Freehold
£265,000 Share of Freehold
Offered to the market with no onward chain a superb two-bedroom lower ground floor apartment located in Albion Terrace, one of Reading's finest Grade II* listed buildings. Constructed in 1835, Albion Terrace has always presented an imposing frontage to one of Reading's main thoroughfares, having recently undergone a £1m+ external building project that involved replacing the whole of the roof and restoring many of its original Georgian architectural features. The property is ideally situated within easy walking distance of the town centre, train station and the Royal Berkshire Hospital. The impressive accommodation comprises of a 16ft sitting room with double doors that lead out onto a private terraced area, modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room and there are two bedrooms which are complemented by a contemporary re-fitted bathroom. The master bedroom gives access to a courtyard area with twin arches which can also be accessed from the front of the building and are perfect for storage or as a creative usable space. The property is accessed from the rear of the development via a set of electric gates and there are well-maintained communal grounds and a secure allocated car parking space directly outside the entrance to the property. This property would make an excellent first time or investment purchase.
Albion Terrace is located on London Road approxiamtley 150 metres to the west of the Royal Berkshire Hospital. The gated parking area and access to this apartment is from Sidmouth Street which runs between Queens Road and London Road.
Reading is one of the south east's largest towns just over 20 minutes from London by train, with trains running every five minutes or so. Reading is home to many of the city's commuters and has easy links by road or rail to Heathrow, Oxford, Basingstoke, Swindon and farther afield. Beyond the hive of commercial activity, Reading is nestled in the heart of Royal Berkshire offering beautiful riverside walks on the Thames and tow path ambles on the Kennet and Avon canals and with the nearby Berkshire Downs and Chilterns, beautiful countryside is never far away. Reading offers a rich mix of shops and markets. In the heart of the town, The Oracle combines chic boutiques with department stores such as Debenhams and House of Fraser and within a minute's walk there are many high-street favourites including John Lewis and Marks & Spencer. There are restaurants, cafes and brasseries to suit every taste in Reading. Plus there are numerous bars and restaurants on the Oracle Riverside.
Reading school founded in 1125 is the 16th oldest school in England, there are 6 other state secondary schools along with 37 state primary schools in the borough. In addition there are some well-recognised and top ranked independent and public schools in Reading and its surrounding catchment. Schools such as Leighton Park, Queen Annes, The Abbey, Crosfields, Bradfield College, The Oratory and Bluecoat are just some of the outstanding public schools in the area. Kendrick girls' school is one of the top grammar schools in the UK. Reading University established in 1892 is a 'red brick' and ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world. There are almost 23,000 students from all over the globe.
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