Ashampstead Road, Upper Basildon, Reading


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Occupying a southerly garden plot of 0.5 acre and backing onto open countryside, a substantial four-bedroom detached home in much-admired semi-rural setting.


A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial, mature family home in this highly regarded semi-rural village location. Apton is offered for sale for the first time in thirty-five years - occupying a plot of around half an acre, this lovely property benefits from outstanding views to the rear over farmland and offers scope for further extension and improvement (subject to planning consent).

The house is set back from the Ashmpstead Road by a large front garden with lawns, driveway and parking for several vehicles. The large and light front hall leads to the main reception rooms, which all overlook the gardens to the rear and the views beyond. Drawing room with open fireplace and doors to garden, study/playroom, boot room/study, cloakroom and utility room as well as a kitchen/breakfast room and separate dining room. On the first floor 4 double bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet and the master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room.

Outside, the large South facing gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a large, sunny terrace ideal for summer entertaining. Herbaceous borders, a pergola with a grapevine, archway and summerhouse all add colour and interest to the outside space. To the front, a double garage, driveway parking and a large, private front garden screened by trees and mature shrubs. LPG gas central heating, mains drainage.


Upper Basildon is a highly regarded semi-rural village in a stunning country setting. Activities include country walks, boating on the Thames and riding stables. The village has an active social and sports community, the Red Lion Pub, which serves excellent food and a range of outdoor and indoor facilities. The village hall hosts a range of activities including toddler group, amateur dramatics, yoga, exercise classes etc. Outdoor facilities include tennis courts, football, cricket and a recreation field.


There are a number of well-regarded state and private schools in the area including Upper Basildon Primary (around 5 mins walk), Pangbourne Primary, The Downs Secondary, Langtree Secondary, Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, St Andrews Prep, and Cranford House School.

Transport Links

3 miles to Pangbourne station, London Paddington in approx. 40 mins

20 minutes drive to M4 J12, easy access to M4, M40, A34

Reading 6 miles, Newbury 12 miles, Oxford 23 miles

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