Thames Street, Sonning, Reading, RG4
Guide Price £1,750,000 Freehold
A stunning grand five bedroom Victorian home within walking distance of Reading Station with its direct link to London Paddington in just 25 minutes and soon to be part of the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) linking Reading with the City of London and Canary Wharf. Built in 1860 this delightful family residence in a quiet conservation area is in our opinion one of the finest homes in Central Reading. With accommodation set over three floors the property offers over 3300 sq. ft. of living accommodation with a real sense of grandeur and retaining many period features including original fireplaces, oak panelling, cornicing and skirting boards.
The basement, which has underfloor heating throughout has potential to be converted in to secondary/annexe accommodation with private access from the rear. It currently comprises; a cinema room, a spacious master bedroom suite with a delightful en-suite bathroom complete with a steam room/wet room, clawfoot bath and a dressing area. There is also a 24.6ft living/entertaining area with kitchenette and a 'cellar' room perfect for a wine cellar or large store.
On the ground floor there is a grand living room and formal dining room, a country style kitchen, family room/study/breakfast room, w/c and utility room. The first floor boasts four double bedrooms, a shower room and a further high spec family bathroom with marble tiling to the floor and walls.
There is a South facing walled courtyard garden which gives access to a delightful summer house with bi-fold doors, workshop/gym and a good size garage. The house further benefits from off road parking behind security gates to the front. This magnificent home would be ideal for a commuter or someone requiring access to the Town Centre and local transport links.
Castle Crescent runs between Coley Avenue and Coley Hill on the South West edge of Reading town centre and offers excellent access to the M4 at junction 11 and Green Park and is also a short walk into Reading train station which is only 25 minutes from London by train, with trains running every five minutes or so. 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 is one of the south east's largest towns only 25 minutes from London by train, with trains running every five minutes or so, Reading is home to many of the city's commuters. Reading also has easy links by road or rail to Swindon, Oxford, Basingstoke, Heathrow 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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