A charming period family home in need of some modernisation, set in an idyllic yet very convenient location.

Mortimer station 0.5 miles and an approximate 5 minute walk (London, Paddington within the hour), M4 (J11) 5 miles, Reading eight miles (London, Paddington 27 mins), Basingstoke 11 miles.

Accommodation comprises hall, utility room, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, drawing room, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, study, three further bedrooms, family bathroom, double garage, outbuilding containing storage area and workshop, gardens and grounds with brook running through and large fish pond. In all about 1.46 acres.

Stratfield Mortimer, West Berkshire. Guide price: £1.1m

Strutt & Parker Pangbourne. Visit: struttandparker.com or call: 0118 984 5757.