Arctic House is set back from a quiet private lane with a generous shingle driveway and enjoys an elevated position set amongst a mature wooded setting close to the River Thames. Designed and built by the current owner to take advantage of the setting with a focus on energy efficiency combined with quality specification. Built with a render finish and Iroko wood cladding with lower sections of Cornish granite stonework to create a contemporary styled home.

The vaulted entrance hall on the westerly aspect has glazed sections which create a bright circulation area connecting the two sections of the ground-floor level. With an engineered wood floor and access to the main reception room with its log burner, stairs lead up to the galleried landings above. The five beautifully proportioned bedrooms incorporate a spacious principal suite with wet room shower and bath with a marble surround.

With careful consideration to everyday living the open-plan layout of the kitchen-family room creates neat divisions and flexibility of use with bifold doors opening to a curved shallow balcony. Fitted with a Griggs and Mackay two-tone kitchen with a central island and Miele appliances. The family area has a Contura wood stove and a fitted study area with double doors opening to the media /snug room. The curved stairwell with oak and glass balustrades leads to the lower ground floor where the study is located, providing a quiet home workspace that could easily be used as an additional bedroom or living space. On this level, there is also an additional wet room, utility and access to the double garage.

Positioned with in a short stroll of the centre of Caversham which has a good choice of shops and restaurants with woodland and riverside walks from the doorstep. The vibrant centre of Reading is easily reachable on foot with its mainline station and riverside shops and restaurants of the Oracle.

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