Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading £1,100,000

Key Features

  • Detached 4/5 Bedroom Family Home
  • Built in 1938 With Original Period Features
  • Large Plot and Potential To Extend & Convert (STPP)
  • Highly Sought After Residential Setting

Property Details

A rare opportunity has arisen, to acquire a stunning four/five bedroom detached family home located in the sought after residential setting of Surley Row in Emmer Green. This charming home, constructed in 1938, sits on a large 1/3 acre plot with plenty of space to the front and back of the property and holds further potential for extension (subject to planning permission). A notable point is that all of the significant living spaces in this house overlook the large back garden and as such the owner enjoys verdant views and a feeling of peaceful seclusion. Situated within walking distance of Reading Mainline Station and Caversham village centre; the property falls within the catchment area for the highly regarded Hill Primary School and Highdown Secondary School and is conveniently located for a number of local private and grammar schools. Major road, rail and air links are easily accessible. Early viewing comes highly recommended for what will certainly be a popular property.


Front aspect glazed window. Solid oak double doors open in to entrance porch. Front door to:

Entrance Hall

This spacious, welcoming entrance hall has doors to Cloak Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen and Downstairs WC. Feature staircase leading to First Floor Landing.


Side aspect single glazed window. Storage cupboard.

Living Room (6.29 x 4.21)

Rear aspect feature bay window with double doors opening to outside Loggia. Open fireplace with tiled hearth, mantlepiece and surround.

Dining Room (4.24 x 3.72)

Rear aspect window and double doors opening into outside Loggia.

Downstairs WC

Dual front aspect obscure glazed windows. Low level WC and pedestal wash basin.

Kitchen (6.20 x 3.41)

Front and side aspect windows, and rear aspect double doors opening into the garden. A range of modern eye and base level units with granite effect worktops. Dual integrated ovens, large induction hob and overhead extractor. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Ample built in storage and cupboard housing boiler. Door to:

Boot Room (3.17 x 3.00)

Front aspect window and glass panelled wooden door opening to the front of the property. Rear aspect windows and glass panelled door opening to the:

Utility Room (3.30 x 1.87)

Rear aspect window and glass panelled wooden door opening to Outside. Door leading into:

Garage (5.31 x 2.62)

Large brick built garage with original wooden double doors to the front. Light and power.

First Floor Landing

A living space in itself, this large light and airy landing benefits from a large picture window allowing light to stream into the property in the mornings. Doors to Master Bedroom, Bedrooms 2, 3 and 5, Family Bathroom and W.C.

Master Bedroom (4.38 x 3.38)

Rear aspect feature bay window overlooking garden. Built in wardrobes. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Large walk in shower with pump assisted power shower. Low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Velux window allowing ample light. Tiled floor and surrounds.

Bedroom 2 (3.72 x 3.47)

Rear aspect window overlooking garden. Built in wardrobe storage.

Bedroom 3 (3.71 x 2.36)

Rear aspect window overlooking garden. Built in wardrobe storage. Door and paddle staircase leading to:

Bedroom 4 (Loft Room via Bedroom 3) (4.36 x 4.15)

Aluminium framed double glazed window overlooking the garden. Exposed beams and eaves storage. This room has significant potential to further convert in the loft space, which runs across the whole width of the building.

Bedroom 5 (3.64 x 1.82)

Front aspect window. Built in storage cupboard.


Front aspect obscure glazed window and side aspect window. Tile enclosed bath with overhead pump assisted shower and contemporary glass bowl wash basin. Heated towel rail. Tiled floors and surrounds.


Front aspect obscure glazed window. Low level WC.


The property is accessed via a sweeping gravelled driveway, which leads to the front of the property enclosed by a walled garden. There is parking space available for two to three vehicles. The remainder of the land to the front of the house if mostly laid to lawn, with established borders and enjoying various trees including Magnolia and Cherry Blossom. Access to the garage for additional parking. There is gated access through an archway leading around the side of the property and into the large, private enclosed garden. To the rear is a large garden, enclosed by timber frame fencing and enjoying a high degree of privacy. There are two ponds, a wildlife garden and a large lawned area - the whole garden enjoys a variety of shrubs and trees. Timber frame garden shed.