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Detached House for sale with 6 bedrooms, Goring Heath, Reading

Goring Heath, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG8

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Ref: 5239_FIR220017

  • Country estate with easy access to London
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Set in approx. 5 acres of gardens and paddocks
  • Indoor swimming pool and hot tub
  • Tennis court
  • Triple & double garages
  • 60ft Field barn
  • EPC Band D / Council Tax Band H

Charity Farm Barns is an impressive country estate with origins dating back to the early 18th Century and set in approx. 5 acres.   Boasting 6 bedrooms in the main house, there is also an indoor swimming pool with hot tub, tennis court, extensive garaging and outbuildings, paddocks and gardens.

Charity Farm Barns is an impressive Grade II listed country estate with origins dating back to the early 18th Century. The property has been carefully extended and modernised over the years to create a family home, with first-class, flexible accommodation, surrounded by its own land with open countryside beyond.

Internally the property retains the expected period features associated with a building of this type and age. There are six reception rooms which are all perfect for family life and entertaining. The family room is superb with its magnificent, vaulted ceiling and yet cosy with its fireplace and log burner. There is also an indoor swimming pool with hot tub. In addition there is a study with log burner, part vaulted drawing room, two studios, two ground floor bedrooms with a family bathroom and a stunning kitchen/breakfast room with a comprehensive range of cabinets, Aga and walk in utility room and larder.

The main bedroom suite is set out over the first floor and accessed via the grand galleried landing, with a dressing room and en-suite bathroom incorporating a roll top bath and walk in shower. There is also a second bedroom suite with an en-suite shower room, two further vaulted bedrooms, library and a further shower room.

There is a separate barn style triple garage with basement workroom/craft kitchen and storage space over, in addition to a second double garage also with a large storage space over.

The gardens and grounds incorporate formal and informal areas with careful planting and landscaping to complement the property. There are also extensive productive gardens, a small vineyard, an orchard, large greenhouse and poly tunnels. In addition there is a workshop with further useful sheds.

The tennis court is privately tucked out of sight from the main house. The adjoining paddocks are extensive and benefit from a grand field barn, which affords tall vehicular access for more industrially sized tractors.


Charity Farm Barns sits in an enviable position within Goring Heath; a pretty rural hamlet in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the Berkshire Downs and the Chiltern Hills. The Thameside villages of Goring and Pangbourne are both around 3 miles away and provide a comprehensive range of local facilities and a mainline rail link to central London within the hour. The attractive market town of Wallingford is just 6 miles away and has a range of antique shops, local facilities and a Waitrose. Reading has a wider range of amenities including a train service to central London in about 27 minutes. Oxford is a 25 minute drive away. The local area is served by a first-class range of schooling for all requirements. In particular, The Oratory, Radley College, Bradfield College, Cranford House and Moulsford preparatory schools, as well as having good links to Oxford for further schooling. The area is also extremely well served for sporting facilities including golf, clay pigeon shooting at The Royal Berkshire Shooting School, horse riding, walking, and racing at Newbury and Ascot.

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