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Huf Haus for Sale: Thames Drive, Charvil, Berkshire

22 Oct
October 22, 2012

The Property
Built in 2007, The Cottage is a `Huf Haus` of contemporary design and delightfully situated in a riverside plot of approximately 2/3 of a acre. The property is of ‘post and beam’ construction, is extremely energy efficient, being double glazed throughout, with oil-fired under floor central heating and PV Solar panels.

Located on a private road, The Cottage occupies a mature Thameside plot midway between Sonning on Thames & the village of Wargrave, approximately one mile from the A4. The Thameside village of Sonning is close by where there are a good selection of pubs, restaurants and The Mill Theatre. The area is well served for schools, including The Oratory, Reading Bluecoats, and Queen Anne’s in Caversham. There are a number of fine golf courses including Henley. Badgemoor and Hennerton. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding. Racing may be enjoyed at Ascot, Windsor and Newbury and there are extensive boating facilities available on the River Thames. Further amenities are easily assessable at Reading, Henley and Twyford, all within a short drive, with excellent facilities including mainline railway station with services to London Paddington.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is largely open-plan in nature with balconies at first floor level to the front and rear. In addition there is a large decking area to the rear with an attached car port and detached double garage. Further features include power blinds, luxury fitted kitchen with Aga and built-in Miele appliances, wood burning stove and extensive maple flooring

The landscaped gardens are in excess of 2/3 of an acre and are largely laid to lawn with well stocked borders and various mature trees. Further features include a 20’ x 8’ summer house, greenhouse, log store and auto watering system.

Guide Price £1,950,000
More information available on the estate agent’s website.

Renovation Project for Sale: Barns and Outbuildings, County Durham

19 Oct
October 19, 2012

Traditional farm building with planning permission for conversion to three houses

A range of traditional agricultural buildings which benefit from detailed planning permission and listed buildings consent for conversion to provide three units set within a site area of 0.67 Ha (1.65Ac) or thereabouts. Included in the sale is an area of agricultural land extending to approximately 0.39 Ha (0.97Ac) ideally situated for paddock land or amenity use. Further land may also be available upon separate negotiation.
The buildings are set within an area of 0.23Ha (0.57Ac) within which to landscape access, gardens, grounds and communal areas.

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent
The property benefits from Planning Consent and Listed Building Consent, and copies of the floor plans are reproduced within these particulars. Full scale plans and planning information are available on the property information pack CD.
• A range of stone buildings with detailed planning consent and listed building consent to convert to three residential dwellings
• Situated in a popular commuter area
• Traditional features
• Paddock area extending to approximately 0.39 Hectares (0.97 Acres)
• Site area 0.67 Hectares (1.65 Acres)

Guide price £295,000
More details are available on the estate agents website.

Property for Sale: Modern House, Camberwell, SE5

18 Oct
October 18, 2012

This modern house in Camberwell is for sale in Camberwell, SE5. Set along a sought-after residential road backing onto Burgess Park, this exceptional new build three bedroomed detached house is presented in breathtaking condition throughout offering wonderful open-plan living, gorgeous fixtures and fittings, South West orientation providing ample natural light and private garden.

Arranged over two floors the house comprises excellently equipped and generously proportioned 25′ reception room/kitchen opening out to garden, grand master bedroom with walk-in-wardrobe/dressing room and outstanding en suite bathroom, two further good-sized bedrooms, family shower room and guest cloakroom.

The property further benefits from an approved NHBC certificate and security alarm (including wiring for security cameras).

The property is well located for a range of local amenities on offer within Camberwell and nearby Elephant and Castle.

Local transport links include Kennington and Elephant and Castle Underground Stations (Northern Line) while a number of good local bus routes provide links to the City.

More details can be found here.


Property for Sale: Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon

10 Sep
September 10, 2012

Situated in a secluded part of Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon, the property was constructed in 1983 and was designed by the architect Michael Tastard. The property has interesting roof pitches and is designed around a central courtyard and has a stunning contemporary interior surrounded by landscaped gardens. Constructed of Weldon hand made brick under pitch tiled roofs with stainless steel Avden aluminium vertical sash windows, Horton flagstone floors, Pirana pine ceilings and solid flax core fire check doors. The finish is superb, with attention to detail throughout. The beautifully appointed accommodation complements the exterior, with a contemporary kitchen, bathrooms with modern fittings and Italian fitted bedroom furniture. Attractive, well stocked garden landscaped by Valerie Stevens.

  • 5-6 bedrooms
  • 3-4 reception rooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 577.23 sqm
  • Garden
  • Purpose Built
  • Private Parking
  • 1.42 acres (0.6 hectares)
  • Freehold
  • Double Garage

The property is on the market with a guide price of £1,675,000. Further details can be found here.

Unique Property for Sale: Rowley Way, NW8

04 Sep
September 4, 2012

A unique property for sale. This two-bedroom ex-Local Authority upper duplex is located on the iconic Alexandra & Ainsworth Estate in St John’s Wood. Built in the late 1960s to a design by the Modernist architect Neave Brown, the development has been given a rare Grade II* listing by English Heritage in recognition of its architectural significance.

The flat has its own entrance. Internal accommodation measures approximately 679sq ft over two floors. On the ground floor is a master bedroom with built-in storage, a second bedroom and a bathroom. The second floor contains an open-plan reception / kitchen / breakfast room, opening onto a terrace. Both the kitchen and the master bedroom have leafy views over the communal gardens at the rear, and large windows maximise the natural light. The property has off-street parking (with a low monthly charge).

Rowley Way is located near the amenities of London’s famous Abbey Road, with a further range of shops, cafés and restaurants on St John’s Wood High Street and West End Lane. The open spaces of Primrose Hill and Regent’s Park are also within walking distance. The Underground is available at nearby Swiss Cottage (Jubilee Line), and the Overground at South Hampstead.

With its striking stepped concrete terraces, the Alexandra & Ainsworth Estate (also known as Alexandra Road) is the most famous of the social housing schemes built during Camden’s “golden age” in the 1960s and 1970s. For more information on the background to the development, see the History section.

Tenure: Leasehold
Lease: approximately 114 years remaining
Service charge: £2,296 per annum
Ground rent: £10 per annum

The unique property is on the market at £289,950. Further details can be obtained here.

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