The Rookery, Highclere

4 beds | 2 baths | 4 receptions | Guide price £615,000


  • Lovely village location
  • Home of Highclere Castle
  • Excellent rail links from Newbury
  • Easy access to by-pass
  • Detached double garage
  • Kitchen/breakfast room & utility
  • Three receptions
  • Two bathrooms
  • Front & rear gardens

Ready to go! A modern detached family home in a select cul-de-sac within this favoured village with no onward chain. EPC Rating D

LOCATION The Rookery is a select development of just four properties close to the centre of the village. Highclere in North Hampshire is 4½ miles to the south of Newbury where Highclere Castle (the home of Downton Abbey) is located. Newbury Bypass gives very good access to the A34 and the M4 at junction 13. The countryside around Highclere is stunning, in particular the hills to the south with Beacon Hill and Watership Down. Newbury is an expanding and popular town with excellent local facilities including the nationally renowned Watermill Theatre and Newbury Racecourse.

DESCRIPTION The well-presented accommodation comprises an open entrance porch, entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, study, modern kitchen/breakfast room with Corian work surfaces utility and conservatory on the ground floor with a generous master bedroom, en-suite with bath, three further double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating with a modern, bunded oil tank. The house offers a large, part-boarded loft with a pull-down ladder.

OUTSIDE There is a large parking area to the front of the property in front of the double garage which offers electric roller doors, light and power. There is gated access via the side of the house to the rear garden which is south facing and surrounds the property with a well-established screen of plants and shrubs and a south-facing patio adjacent to the rear of the house. The garden extends to a maximum of 50' across the rear.

SERVICES Electricity, water and mains drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. EPC D

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