A detached property which is wonderfully light with enviable aspects from all sides. The accommodation offers huge versatility and provides ample space to have a home office within the house or indeed detached from the house. The sitting room has large picture windows and a fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is a lovely sociable room with ample space for dining, this leads to the utility room. Currently, many of the rooms downstairs are used as bedrooms but could be used for further reception space. There is an ensuite shower room to the principal bedroom, plus a bathroom. The first floor offers a further (5th) bedroom, plus further attic space which could be converted, subject to the required consents.
The Sheiling is tucked away down a quiet lane and nestles amidst glorious countryside. The picturesque village of East Garston is set within the Berkshire Downs to the west of Newbury. The village has an active social community and its own local facilities including a social club and village hall, church and a good local pub and restaurant.
There is a choice of centres within convenient reach, with Lambourne being 3 miles away, Hungerford 8 miles away, Newbury 13 miles away and Marlborough 17 miles away. There are mainline stations at Hungerford and Newbury with services to London Paddington and the West Country. The village is ideally positioned for access to the M4 motorway with junction 14 being within 4 miles. Heathrow Airport is approximately 54 miles away.
The area is well served by both state and primary schools including Downe House, Pinewood, St. Gabriels, Cheam, Marlborough College and Kennet, an excellent secondary school in Newbury.
Approached via a 5 bar gate from a quiet country lane, the property nestles beautifully and enjoys a tranquil setting with the paddocks to the rear of the property with spectacular open views. The detached double garage is to the right once through the gates and the driveway continues to the side of the house and through to the rear. There is a delightful rear garden with well stocked borders and a useful shed and there are steps up to an elevated grassed walkway from which the views are simply stunning.
A gate to the rear of the garden leads to the paddocks (which total approximately 1.84 acres).
The land is divided into two paddocks with gated access between and also access to a public byway. There is water and electricity connected. The brick built stable block consists of 4 stables plus a tack room/feed room and there is also a detached brick built barn. These buildings could potentially be converted to ancillary accommodation or holiday cottages subject to planning approval.
Mains electricity, water and drainage.
NB - Plans have been submitted to convert the outbuildings to a residential property: planning number 18/01883/FULD
These buildings could potentially be converted to ancillary accommodation or holiday cottages subject to planning approval.
The main property itself offers scope to add a full first floor subject to necessary consents.
Principal Bedroom with Ensuite
4 Further Bedrooms