Arlington Farm, Newbury
Arlington Farm is in a quiet Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in Berkshire. Just 35 miles from Heathrow and two miles from the M4 motorway (out of sight and earshot!) means its easy to get to. Newly constructed, with centuries-old oak frame construction, it features high vaulted ceilings and floor to roof glass on south-facing elevations which fill voluminous rooms with bucket-loads of natural light. About; The property is set in 3 acres of lawns and meadow and is surrounded by farmland and woodland, on the edge of Snelsmore Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), offering idyllic backdrops. Accessed via a private driveway, the property is secluded to screen activity from the public. Craftmanship and natural materials make for a modern farmhouse featuring a striking circular landing within a vaulted hall and garden room, offering a beautiful indoor-outdoor feel. Two-storey glazed gables bring the vista into the home. Open hallways create space and light throughout the property. Logistics; 35 minutes via motorway from London makes the property a doddle to get to whilst avoiding any potential local traffic. Parking is available for 30+ cars with rear access to a paddock (for larger vehicles). Hotels, M&S, Waitrose, fast-food, electric charging and other services available within 1.8 miles. The house has a wide hallway and several sets of double entrance doors for easy access. Heavy equipment and trolleys have step-free access to the patio and through double doors into the house. Details; The interior design is of exceptional quality throughout with a modern country house feel. It is newly decorated with a neutral palette to make the most of light spaces. The floors are pale cream Jerusalem Limestone and lime-washed oak boarding. Rooms are uncluttered and all of a very generous size to accommodate a large crew. Floor plans available on request. Local barns available on request for storage / studio. The property benefits from solar glazing to prevent it becoming to warm in summer and is heated via a device that extracts heat from the ground into underfloor heating throughout and is completely carbon neutral. Outside is a huge limestone terrace enclosed by a hand-made brick wall for sitting. The jasmine, lavender, 100-year-old olive, bay and pussy-willow trees, and fruit orchard bring a botanical feel. 5 bedrooms, Vaulted Master Bedroom and Dressing Room, Games Room, Inglenook fireplace, Oak Frame Outbuildings, High-speed fibre broadband & Wi-Fi, good hospitality!