• For Sale
  • Guide price 975,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 2,479 ft2
  • Land Size: 2,827 ft2
  • Bedroom: 4
  • Bathroom: 3
A charming cottage on a peaceful, no-through lane.
The Old Forge is delightful part thatched, detached property of enormous character and charm; it is not listed and comes to the market for the first time in about 100 years. A door from the kitchen leads into a fantastic garden room with a tiled floor and vaulted ceiling with French windows leading on a sheltered south-facing terrace. The double aspect sitting room (part of the original forge), has an open fire, former bread oven and exposed beams. There is an office and dining room with a fireplace. There is a study, utility room and cloakroom with shower. In addition to the principal bedroom there are three further bedrooms, one with an adjacent dressing room, and a family bathroom. Please note the ceiling in the hall is low.The wonderful south-facing garden is incredibly private and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and mature trees including apple. The front garden has an ornamental pond, water pump, well and summer house. There is parking for 2-3 cars and a double garage which is accessed from Pottery Lane. The field to the rear of the property is a nature reserve and home to one of Britain's largest wild display of crocuses. ServicesMains water, electricity and drainage. Oil heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen and garden room. Solar panels providing hot water.
The Old Forge is an attractive period property situated in a quiet, unspoilt location in the heart of Inkpen, a sought after village located within a Conservation Area and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Crown & Garter pub and café is close by with nearby Kintbury having a post office, village shop, butcher, baker, doctor's surgery, primary school, and a mainline station. A wider range of shopping and recreational facilities are available in Hungerford and Newbury. Communications are excellent with trains from Kintbury and Newbury to London Paddington taking from 65 and 40 minutes respectively. Junction 13 of the M4 motorway is approximately 8.5 miles to the north east, whilst the A34 is only 5 miles away. The village primary school is a short walk from the house down the footpath at the end of the lane. Other popular schools in the area include Horris Hill, Thorngrove, St Gabriels, Cheam and Downe House. Hungerford 5 miles,Newbury 8 miles,M4 (J.14) 7.5 miles, London Paddington from Newbury or Kintbury 50 minutes and 65 minutes respectively (All distances and times approximate)
Rob Wightman
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