Brook Cottage is a delightful part thatched, property, set in the heart of the charming village of Eastbury. There are five light and bright reception rooms and three bedrooms, with some splendid details and attractive, understated décor and styling throughout. The sitting room has French doors opening onto the rear garden, timber beams overhead and a brick-built fireplace, fitted with a woodburning stove. There is also a useful study, a light and airy conservatory, a comfortable family room and a formal dining room, which adjoins the kitchen. The kitchen itself has plenty of storage space and a range cooker with an extractor hood, while the laundry provides further space for household appliances. On the first floor, the principal bedroom benefits from an en suite shower room. Both the principal and second bedrooms have built-in storage along with a 3rd bedroom with built in cupboards. The first floor also has the family bathroom, with its corner bathtub.
Eastbury is a small and pretty village in a highly desirable part of Berkshire, alongside the River Lambourn and set amidst the stunning countryside of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a local pub and a village hall, while everyday amenities, including village stores, a post office, a doctor’s surgery and a pharmacy can be found in picturesque Lambourn, just a mile away. The historic market town of Newbury, with its excellent choice of shops, restaurants, pubs and leisure facilities is 10 miles away. The area is well connected for transport, with the M4 less than four miles away, while Hungerford mainline station offers services to London Paddington (1 hour). There are several noted independent schools in the area including Thorngrove, Horris Hill, St. Gabriel’s, Downe House, Cheam, and Marlston House, and Marlborough College.
At the front of the cottage there is gravel terracing and a block-paved driveway, with parking space for several vehicles and access to the detached garage. The garage has been part converted to provide a studio/office to the rear. The house is opens up onto the paved terracing, which flows into the lovely open garden with some wonderful established planting, shrubs and several trees, with bordered of hedgerow and timber fencing.