Marlborough Avenue, Reading

£645,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented extended 4 bedroom family home in a sought-after tranquil street within a stone's throw of the University. Retaining many of the original features, the property has been extended on the ground floor with a stunning kitchen/dining/family room.

Overview

A beautifully presented period family home, located in the coveted University area of Reading. Set in a tranquil tree-lined street, within a short walk of bus stops and the University campus itself, with easy access to the vibrant town centre with the Oracle shopping centre, theatres, music venues and restaurants.

The entrance hall leads to 2 large reception rooms - the first with bay window at the front of the house and original fireplace. The second reception room benefits from a square bay to the side with door to the garden as well as a very pretty original fireplace. To the rear, the kitchen has been extended to offer a fabulous family space, with kitchen island, space for a range cooker and a range of cupboards incorporating marble worksurfaces. The beautiful bespoke metal windows to the rear and side flood this room with light and draw the eye to the pretty landscaped gardens beyond.

Upstairs, the master bedroom is large and light, with original fireplace. There are two further double bedrooms on this floor as well as a well-appointed family bathroom.

On the second floor, bedroom 4 doubles as an office - ideal for working from home.

Outside the rear garden is paved and fully enclosed with mellow brick walls. To the front, a low wall and railings enclose the front garden, with hedges and mature shrubs providing a measure of privacy.

Location

The property is set within a conservation area minutes' walk from the University of Reading campus. Surrounded by a network of roads and buildings mainly designed and constructed in the 19th Century, this is a very attractive and sought after area. Reading is a thriving hub of culture and recreation, and the property is within easy reach of the town centre, Oracle shopping centre, theatres and restaurants, and only a short drive from M4 J11. the University SportsPark offers a gym, tennis, badminton as well as football and rugby pitches and an array of classes.

Schools

There is an abundance of excellent schooling in the immediate area. Catchment schools are Redlands Primary and Bulmershe Secondary - both well-rated by OFSTED. There are also Grammar Schools close by - Kendrick School for Girls and Reading Boys both of which achieve outstanding results consistently. Other private schools locally include St Josephs College as well as The Abbey.

Transport Links

Reading mainline station 2 miles - London Paddington in 25 mins

M4 J11 3 miles / M4 J10 3 miles

Easy access to M25, M40, A34 and Heathrow

Regular frequent buses to Reading town centre and other locations

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