Rapleys is a family house dating back to the 17th century. It has been sympathetically refurbished and now provides modern amenities inside a beautiful period property. Period details which have been retained include open fires in the main reception rooms, parquet block flooring and wood panelling to the hall as well as exposed timbers in most of the rooms and leaded light sash windows.

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The property has a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, family room, cloakroom, main master bedroom suite and five further bedrooms with a further family bathroom.

Outside, the property is approached by a long gravel driveway, and doors from the drawing room open onto an attractive verandah leading onto well tended lawns. Beyond this is a lovely orchard and to the west is a pond surrounded by mature trees.

In addition to the main house there is also open-fronted barn garaging, an old bothy barn, a brick barn, a summer house in the back garden and a hard tennis court. In total the property stands in around two acres of private land.

Situated in the village of Grazeley Green close to the village of Mortimer on the Berkshire/Hampshire border, the property is ideally situated in a rural location close to the capital. Mortimer has many good local amenities including a village shop, post office, church, pubs, a doctor and a dentist. Reading is just 4.5 miles away and provides a wide range of amenities including a mainline rail link to London Paddington in just 27 minutes while the M4 is just two miles distant.

The guide price is £1,300,000. For further information please contact Strutt and Parker on 0118 984 5757 or visit www.struttandparker.co.uk.

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