A beautifully presented DETACHED family home located in a prime position, within the heart of the village overlooking the DUCK POND. Surrounded by generous and attractive walled GARDENS, benefitting from 4 reception rooms, double GARAGE and potential to extend (STPP). (contd...)
The accommodation includes an entrance hallway, a cloakroom, oak framed glazed double doors leading through to a beautifully presented triple aspect formal drawing room, with a Jetmaster open fireplace and French doors leading onto the immaculate rear garden, a formal dining room with double doors onto the patio area, perfect for alfresco dining, and a purpose-built home office with range of built-in units and a glazed doorway leading into the generous kitchen/breakfast room. This room features handmade and painted solid wooden units with double oven and built-in appliances, an island and built-in dresser, with engineered oak flooring which runs through into the attractive bright and airy garden room. The garden room has been updated by the current vendors, with a vaulted insulated timber roof and lightweight tiles. This benefits from wonderful views over all aspects of the stunning garden and the beautiful character wall that forms the majority of the boundary, which is a delight to enjoy all year round. On the ground floor there is also a utility room which is fitted with base units, as well as a door out to the garden. To the first floor is a spacious double aspect master suite with a range of built-in wardrobes and a dressing area, overlooking the village pond. The spacious en-suite shower room has a freestanding shower. There are two further double bedrooms, both featuring built-in wardrobes. The single bedroom also benefits from built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom consists of a white 4-piece suite and has been very well-maintained.
Dormer Cottage is set within the middle of the most fabulous plot, bordered for the majority with a stunning character wall. The gardens were previously a pretty orchard for The Hall and the current vendors have lovingly improved and maintained the garden to reflect the fabulous setting. There are two main areas to the plot, the first is a large lawned area benefitting from a large patio area, perfect for entertaining, along with a National Trust style shed. The second area to the garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a vegetable patch and an attractive seating area. The front of the property is walled with a wooden 5-bar gate, opening into a large gravel driveway accommodating at least 6 vehicles. The large double garage has two electric roller doors, as well as side access to the surrounding gardens.
All services are connected except for gas. The oil tank has been well-serviced.
East Ilsley is an attractive village within the catchment area of the renowned Downs secondary school at Compton and private schools nearby (Pangbourne College, Brockhurst & Malston House School, Downe House). It is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just to the south of the Ridgeway and west of the A34, access to Abingdon, Oxford and Newbury. The village has two public houses, a primary school, allotments, a recreation ground, the Millennium Green and the duck pond.