The Common, Silchester, Reading, Hampshire, RG7
Charming period house in a peaceful setting
Situated in the heart of the village within Silchester Common, this spacious 5 bedroom property enjoys delightful private and secluded gardens of approx 0.2 acre. EPC Rating E Originating from the mid-19th century, Cherry Tree Cottage has, in its time, been the village dairy and nursery school. Originally two cottages it was combined as one approx 30 years ago and this is the first time it has been on the market in 49 years. Although requiring a little updating, the accommodation is charming with many period features, including open fireplaces and cellars. There is a useful detached double garage with room above, providing great potential for an office or secondary accommodation, subject to the usual consents. Approached over a single track lane, the property enjoys a wonderfully private and secluded location within Silchester Common, most of which is part of a SSSI, from which you can enjoy miles of attractive walking countryside. It also enjoys rights of common for the grazing of 12 cattle. The private and secluded gardens surround the property, comprising areas of lawn and paved terraces. The village of Silchester is renowned for its historic importance, given its Roman origins. Within the village is a public house, church, excellent primary school, village hall and playing fields. Local facilities can be found in nearby Tadley, with Basingstoke, Newbury and Reading all close by offering more extensive shopping and recreational needs. The M3 and M4 motorways are within easy driving distance, providing access to the motorway networks and international airports.