2 Bed Semi-Detached For Sale

Melrose Gardens, Arborfield Cross, Reading - £465,000

Established setting on the popular Melrose Gardens/Chamberlain Gardens part of Arborfield Cross – dating from the 1960’s

Many of the properties have been enlarged and the opportunity to extend this one is evident

Suitable for some improvement


  • Versatile accommodation
  • Village centre setting
  • Potential to extend.

DESCRIPTION/LOCATION:A semi detached chalet style property in the same family for over fifty years – so on the market for the first time since about the 1960’s.  There is some flexibility with the existing accommodation  and as can be seen from others in the road the potential to extend would seem certain.

Arborfield is a popular location and now benefits with a Secondary School (Bohunt) in addition to Primary Schools.  Wokingham town centre is about four miles with Reading to the north and access to the M4 (junction 11) from the A327 which runs through Arborfield.  The M3 is also available to the south.

The accommodation comprises:

On the First Floor:

Bedroom 1: with double radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows.

Bedroom 2: 12’10 x 10’5sealed unit double glazed windows, double radiator.

Study/Small Bedroom 4: 10’ x 8’ less door recess and a scaled ceiling,eaves storage cupboard, roof light.

Landing: with access eaves cupboard, access to roof space, window on half landing.

On the Ground Floor:

Canopied Porch:

Entrance Hall: with good sized full height cloaks cupboard with gas and electric meters double radiator.

Front Sitting Room: 18’ x 13’ with brick surround to fireplace with gas point beside, double glazed windows.

Dining Room/Bedroom 3:12’9 x 10’9 with sliding doors leading to steps down to the patio, radiator.

Wet Room (formerly a Bathroom):with fully tiled walls,  shower hose, wash hand basin,  cupboard housing Worcester gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water.

Separate W.C: with part tiled walls.

Kitchen: 8’ x 7’10 max.with one and a half bowl sink unit set in worktop with cupboards and drawers below, adjoining four ring electric hob and split level oven with microwave, further range of three floor units with worktop wand three wall mounted cupboards above, plumbing for washing machine.


Garage:19’6 x 10’4with up and over door, personal door to rear, light and power.

Driveway with off street parking for at least 3 to 4 cars.

The Gardens:The front garden offers a very pleasant and private setting for the property.  The drive beside the house leads to the rear garden, which once again is quite private and includes lawn, well established fences.  There is an old summerhouse in the gardens.





Martin & Pole Estate Agents

To discuss this property please call us on

0118 978 0777

Printable Details
Floorplan for Melrose Gardens, Arborfield Cross, Reading
EPC Graph for Melrose Gardens, Arborfield Cross, Reading

1About You


2Pick a Day

  1. This Week
  2. Next Week
  3. In a Fortnight

3Select a Time


Property Valuation

Expose your property
to the right market

Request a Valuation

We are members of the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors