A charming Grade II listed house and barn of immense charm and character with attractive garden and grounds of approximately 1.49 acre, with a range of outbuildings and swimming pool.
A Grade II listed farmhouse dating from the 18th and early 19th century. There are three good reception rooms with the drawing room and sitting room having open fireplaces, sitting room with a wood burning stove. There is a family room off the conservatory/dining room which opens out to the garden and connects to the kitchen/breakfast room. Within the kitchen/breakfast room is an Aga and beyond is a utility room. A stable door leads out to the covered walkway into the adjacent boot room and barn. To the first floor is the master bedroom, adjoining dressing room and bathroom. In addition are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the second floor are three further bedrooms.
Adjoining the house is the Grade II listed barn which provides excellent storage and has been partially converted to ancillary/domestic use on the first floor. In the grounds are a range of further outbuildings including a granary and brick garden store, both of which are listed Grade II and a studio/office. Adjacent to the drive is a timber framed barn which has been used as a party barn.
The attractive garden lies principally to the south east and west with areas of lawn and mature trees adjacent to the conservatory. There is a large terrace with a covered pergola and a brick path leads to the swimming pool and summer house. Adjacent to this is a mini orchard with fruit trees. Beyond the formal garden is an area of grassland. There is an extensive gravel drive approached via a five bar gate.
Basingstoke 7.6 miles, Newbury 14 miles, Reading 11.5 miles, Bramley branch line station 2.1 miles linking to Reading and Basingstoke stations, Waterloo via Basingstoke station from 45 minutes, Paddington via Reading station from 26 minutes, M3 (j6) 9 miles, M4 (j11) 8.5 miles (times and distances are approximate)
Lower Farm lies in a hamlet between Reading and Basingstoke. It is about 1.5 miles from the centre of Silchester. Within the village is a public house, highly regarded primary school, village hall and church, as well as active football and cricket clubs. There is a good selection of schools close by which include Daneshill, Elstree, Bradfield College and Cheam. Local facilities can be found in Tadley with more extensive amenities in Basingstoke, Reading and Newbury. There are good communication links with easy access to the M3 and M4, and fast and regular rail services from Basingstoke to Waterloo and Reading to Paddington, with a branch line station at Bramley.