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6 Bedrooms House for saleMapledene Caversham, Reading South East England RG4
DescriptionThis fine 6 bedroom, gated, Georgian style detached property offers a wealth of accommodation arranged over 3 floors. The property has been sympathetically and extensively remodeled and modernized taking full advantage of its extremely picturesque location, convenient for Caversham and Reading. No onward chain.
Built approx. 30 years ago by highly regarded J M Wakefield. Situated between Upper Warren avenue and Saint Peter`s avenue.
Quarry house offers generous room sizes with high ceilings and Georgian style sash windows. The whole of the ground floor has underfloor hot water heating. Each of the 6 bedrooms have built in wardrobes, 4 of them have en-suites and 2 have French doors opening onto Juliette balconies. The ground floor has been totally remodeled to give a contemporary open plan living area that overlooks private, south facing, mature landscaped gardens with an extensive white granite patio across the back of the house. Two sets of bifold doors and clever design of the granite patio to match the limestone flooring in the kitchen/ dining area has the effect of bringing the garden into the living area. There is also a large formal drawing room with ornate cornicing and limestone fireplace.
A water softener is located in the airing cupboard on the first floor and an interlinked, wired, smoke alarm system is installed on each floor. There is a detached 2 door double garage, a garden office/gym/studio and a large garden shed. It is adjacent to the park and playing fields and a 15 min walk into Caversham centre. Caversham offers a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants together with excellent schooling. Reading Station servicing London via Paddington (25min) is within a mile of Caversham bridge
At the front of the property are 2 large brick pillars with cantilever electric gates with a block paving driveway with parking for several cars in front of a double detached garage.
Quarry House is entered via a twin pillared entrance porch in keeping with the Georgian style.
The spacious hall features an elegant staircase and central chandelier
A cloakroom is found off the hall comprising of wash basin, wc, radiator and obscured arch window.
A utility room mirrors the cloakroom the other side of the hall and contains a washing machine, tumble drier and radiator.
Kitchen/seating area (26` 9" x 14`3" or 8.15m x 4.33m) Dining area (27`8"x 15`5" or 8.42m x4.71m)
This large open plan area is currently arranged into 3 zones namely kitchen, seating/relaxation area and dining area. Two sets of quadruple bifold doors bring the outside garden into this space and with the high ceilings gives it a light and airy feel. The kitchen has limestone flooring throughout and a central island. Built in appliances including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, wine cooler and coffee machine. The washing machine and tumble drier are placed in the utility/cloak room.
The sitting area is arranged around a corner sofa with views out to the garden and the dining area is in its own space whilst still feeling part of the open plan space
Drawing Room (27`8" x 15`5" or 8.42m x 4.71m)
This is a large 27` formal drawing room with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and a limestone fireplace. Two large Georgian windows look out onto the front and two sets of French doors look out onto the garden at the back making it a light and airy room. The flooring is engineered oak and has underfloor heating in keeping with all the ground floor space.
Landing (14`6" x 10`3" or 4.42m x 3.13m)
An elegant staircase with a right-angle turn takes you up to a large landing area with chandelier. This has a triple window overlooking the front.
Master suite (27` 6" x 14` 7" or 8.38m x 4.45m)
Dual aspect with French doors onto a juliette balcony and a window overlooking the rear garden and a window to the front. Two sets of built -in double wardrobes.
En-suite consisting of oversized vanity unit, bath, luxury shower, wc and heated towel rail. Dual aspect with a window in side and front. Electric underfloor heating
Landing (15`9" x 9`1" or 4.8m x 2.77m)
A staircase takes you up to a large landing area. This has 2 dormer windows overlooking the front.
Bedroom 2 (24`2" x 15`10" or 7.37m x 4.83m)
Second floor bedroom with a bank of 6 velux windows overlooking the garden and single dormer window at front. Built in double wardrobe. En-suite with velux window consisting of luxury shower, bath, vanity unit, wc and heated radiator. Electric underfloor heating
Bedroom 3 (24`3" x14` or 7.39m x 4.27m)
Second floor bedroom with a bank of 6 velux windows overlooking the garden and single dormer window at front. Two built in double wardrobes. En-suite with velux window consisting of bath, vanity unit, wc and heated radiator. Electric underfloor heating
Bedroom 4 (17` 10" x 15` 1" or 5.44m x 4.6m)
First floor bedroom with French doors leading onto Juliette balcony overlooking the rear garden. Second window overlooking the garden. Triple built in wardrobe.
En-suite consisting of bath, vanity unit, wc and heated radiator. Underfloor electric heating
Bedroom 5 (15`3" x 9`3" or 4.65m x 2.82m)
First floor bedroom with 2 windows overlooking the front of the property. Built in double wardrobe.
Bedroom 6 (study) (11`3" x 8` or 3.43m x 2.44m)
Window to rear of property with built in wardrobe
First floor bathroom consisting of bath, vanity unit, wc and radiator. Window to rear. Underfloor heating
Garden office/studio (11`10" x 9`2" or 3.6m x 2.79m)
Triple aspect with grey windows and French doors, clad in Siberian larch wood. Panel radiator, downlighters and electrical sockets.
Garage (19`4" x 18` 8" or 5.89m x5.68m )
A detached double garage with 2 sets of electric operated doors
The garden has been landscaped to provide a flat, lawn in front of a stunning backdrop of mature beech trees. There is a wide border of trees and shrubs that runs down one side of the house. The back of the house is approached through iron gates on each side of the house. Steps lead down in one corner to a large garden shed The garden is screened on all sides by mature shrubs and trees.
The Heights Primary school ( new school which opened Sep 2021 -5 min walk)
Highdown School and sixth form centre
- Beds: 6
- Baths: 5