Rare opportunity to purchase this stunning countryside ground floor apartment at the exclusive Swallowfield Park, with private garden, parking, garage, long lease, use of the communal rooms in the main building and 22 acres of private grounds including fishing lake.
No Onward Chain.
An impressive 2-bedroom ground floor apartment that has its own private covered entrance and its own private garden/sun terrace. Pets are allowed within the property subject to prior approval.
A wonderful apartment with spacious and contemporary style accommodation. There are two double bedrooms, bathroom, private entrance, hallway and large open-plan living room with dining area and fully fitted kitchen.
Once a royal domain, Swallowfield Park is a 17th Century, Grade II* listed classic mansion offering riverside, parkland living in a grand style. Dating back to 1678, the house was designed by architect William Talman, better known for his English baroque design at Chatsworth House and a student of Sir Christopher Wren. Refurbished in 2007 into individual and elegant country apartments, each unique with exceptional character.
Swallowfield Park is situated within approximately 22 acres of parkland on the outskirts of this pretty Berkshire village, with a public house, church and village store. Swallowfield Park is conveniently located 5 miles from Reading, with easy access to the M4 Motorway at Junction 11, giving access to London and the West. Mainline train stations can be found at Reading to London Paddington in less than 30 minutes or alternatively Wokingham to London Waterloo.
Approached through private gates, the extensive driveway is bordered by beautiful countryside. The driveway leads to the impressive portico of the house’s main entrance with residents and visitors parking areas.
Each property at Swallowfield Park benefits from the use of the grand entrance hall, dining room, kitchen and library. Free to book, these facilities have been used in the past to host weddings, charity events and birthday parties. There is also a post room and available guest suites.
The communal grounds include a walled garden and orchard. The gardens feature an amazing variety of specimen trees including Poplars, Cypress, London Plane, Weeping Beech and Eucalyptus. In addition to the use of these maintained grounds residence at Swallowfield Park can enjoy the benefit of fishing within the grounds.
This is a fantastic opportunity to invest in history and become a custodian of the architectural heritage. The service charge allows residents to enjoy all the benefits stress free and without having responsibility for the general maintenance.
The monthly service charge currently covers costs, which include staff employed for the house, maintenance of the buildings, maintenance of the gardens, building insurance, cleaning of communal areas, 24 hour emergency call line, state of the art high tech CCTV with vehicle number plate reader, high security door entry system, utility charges (electricity, water, heating) are charged quarterly in arrears. All residents are over the age of 21.
The lease is 125 years starting from 2007.
This property has use of a garage, which is subject to a separate rental agreement at the approx. cost of £12pw. There is one allocated parking space for the property with plenty of additional parking available.
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