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Chequers, Berkshire, for sale

Chequers is a fantastic listed four-bedroom property just two miles outside Newbury. The house is privately located in some of West Berkshire’s most attractive countryside and is full of character.

Believed to date from 1741, the house has later additions and many charming period features including exposed woodwork, brickwork and beams, as well as leaded lattice windows throughout the property.

Accommodation includes:

* Hall
* Sitting room
* Dining room
* Kitchen/breakfast room
* Conservatory
* Study
* First floor en-suite bedroom
* Three further bedrooms
* Two bathrooms

Outside the delightful gardens are a major feature of the property and are mainly laid to lawn with an outdoor terrace with a stable door from the breakfast room. To the west is a small post-and-rail paddock with a large dog kennel while the gardens also feature a summer house/office with a log store to the rear.

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Chequers is located just two miles from Newbury, from which trains to London Paddington arrive in as little as 50 minutes. The villages of Boxford and Stockcross are close by with a post office and Newbury has excellent day-to-day amenities. There are a number of well-known schools in the area while sporting amenities include golf, racing and fishing.

The guide price is £850,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01488 688547 or visit

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