15 Great Properties For Sale In Hungerford

Post-lockdown, house prices in commutable locations are on the rise. Offering an attractive balance between town and country, the neighbouring towns of Hungerford, Newbury and Marlborough are some of the most desirable. Here are 15 great properties currently for sale in the area…

2 Bedroom Town House, High Street, £257,500

A character cottage on Hungerford High Street, this three-storey house has been fully renovated and upgraded. It now includes a light and airy living/dining space, with exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace, a stylish new kitchen and two generous-sized bedrooms, along with a new shower room. There are also new carpets and flooring throughout, and a new gas boiler. Outside you’ll find a neat lawn, fruit tree and at the far end, a useful brick store shed. The property even comes with valuable fishing, shooting and grazing rights, otherwise known as Commoners Rights, which are attached to a limited number of period houses in Hungerford. 

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2 Bedroom Apartment, Newton's Mews, £310,000

A collection of six beautifully renovated freehold cottages and four leasehold apartments, Newton’s Mews is located just off Hungerford’s pretty high street. Enter the property through an arch which takes you into charming communal gardens. Moving further under another arch brings you to the car park, where each parking space has a separate electric charging post for owners with an electric car. Finished to a high standard, each of these properties include modern kitchens with integrated appliances and sleek cabinets with quartz work surfaces. The well-designed bathrooms are equally impressive, with first class fittings and finishes. Although similar, no two houses in the development are the same – but we like the look, and price, of this one. 

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3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House, Fairview Road, £375,000

This period property retains several of its best character features thanks to exposed floorboards, fireplaces, natural wood doors and deep skirtings. With a good reception hall/dining room and a separate living space with spectacular views over the town and beyond, you’ll also find there’s a good-sized kitchen with space for a table, a useful utility area and a spacious bathroom. Stairs rise from the dining room to the landing where there are two bedrooms, one of which also comes with striking views. A further staircase then leads to the top floor where there is a large bedroom with exposed timbers. Outside, enjoy the lovely garden, complete with a useful sunroom/utility and brick store.

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2 Bedroom Apartment, Barn Street, £435,000

This elegant and spacious split-level apartment has been converted from a Grade II-listed manor house. It now has its own entrance, which is accessed via a flight of stone steps, while the large living space has dual aspect windows and a feature fireplace. The light and airy kitchen comes with a range of modern floor and wall units, as well as a built-in De Dietrich double oven and hob, and integrated dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. One of the double bedrooms is located on this floor and has built-in wardrobes, while upstairs you’ll find the main bedroom which also has an en-suite shower room. There is electric heating throughout and a partially boarded loft, accessed via a folding ladder, for extra storage. There’s also an allocated parking space.

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2 Bedroom Semi-Detached House, Park Street, £495,000

Attached to the east side of the Old Police House is a newly constructed house, named Godwin House after the late PC Godwin who served at the station. A spacious two-bedroom home with a private drive, the layout has been carefully planned with an attractive high-spec kitchen and new bath and shower rooms. Particular attention has been paid to the storage and wardrobes, while a private garden to the rear of the property can be accessed via french doors leading from the living space or by a private pathway to the side.

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3 Bedroom Detached House, Oxford Street, £525,000

Dating back to the 17th century, this three-bedroom Grade II-listed detached cottage is full of charm and character. Recently renovated, the warm and welcoming home retains many of the quirks and character of its age, including exposed beams and Suffolk-style latches. Through the stable door on the ground floor, you’ll find a large living room with an inglenook fireplace, and a modern country-style kitchen with original stone floors and a log burner. There is also a useful utility room with a door to the front garden, and a study/playroom. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms – two doubles and one single – and the family bathroom. The garden is located at the front of the property and has been designed as a traditional country cottage garden with mature hedging, seasonal shrubs and flowers.

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3 Bedroom Detached House, Hurstbourne Tarrant, £575,000

A recently extended former hall, this property comes with the added benefit of no onward chain. A large central hall and substantial open-plan living space adjoin a generous kitchen/breakfast area, while a large main bedroom comes with a dressing area and en-suite. The second bedroom (also a large double) has its own en-suite, too, while bedroom three (a smaller double) has an adjacent bathroom. Outside you’ll find ample off-road parking to the front of the property and immediate access to a foot path through the adjoining paddock. 

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3 Bedroom Barn Conversion, Salisbury Road, £875,000

The Dairy is a single-storey dwelling that has recently been converted. A substantial property, which enjoys wonderful west-facing views over vast farmland, the house has generous-sized bedrooms and bathrooms and a spacious hall, with a separate boot room and utility room. The original features have largely been retained, albeit with added modern facilities like fibre optic broadband. There’s also a single garage, which is linked to the property, which could be converted to create an office if #WFH is still top of the agenda. Meanwhile, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with a number of shrub and flower beds, containing a number of different types of roses.

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8 Bedroom Detached House, Chute Standen, POA

A Grade II-listed country pile in a parkland setting, Standen House sits on the edge of Chute Standen, a small hamlet about 12 miles south of Hungerford. The rooms flow effortlessly around a central reception hall, with period features including ornate cornicing, large sash windows, herringbone wood floors and intricately carved fireplaces. The main rooms include a large west-facing drawing room with french doors, a ‘snug’, a games/music room, a dining room with bay windows and a large kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga and a central island complete with a granite top. There is also a good-sized boot room and three separate downstairs bathrooms. Meanwhile, the east wing includes a gym, double garage and two first-floor studies – perfect for an office conversion.

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6 Bedroom Detached House, Ogbourne St Andrew, £1,300,000

Tresco House is a former Victorian vicarage, with six bedrooms (three of which are en-suite), three reception rooms, a boot room and a large family kitchen/breakfast space complete with its own window seat looking out over the rear garden and fields beyond. All rooms are light, airy and come with high ceilings, while modern amenities like a new heating system and secondary glazing have recently been installed. The current owners have run a very profitable self-catering and bed and breakfast business for the past six years, which explains why The Coach House and Courtyard Cottage have been renovated as independent living units that could equally be used for extended family or as a work base. To the first floor is the main suite with a roll top bath and dressing area. There are also two further en-suite bedrooms, and a separate shower room and cloakroom. Meanwhile, on the second floor are five rooms, currently arranged as two double bedrooms, one with a generous study and the other with a dressing room and further access into dedicated boarded loft space. 

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5 Bedroom Detached House, Newtown Road, £975,000

A modern house which is been extended and updated to create a comfortable family home, the renovation at this property is described as “99% complete”, offering potential buyers the opportunity to add their own finishing touches. Spacious and well laid out, a generous kitchen/breakfast room lies at the heart of the house, while the main reception rooms all benefit from large windows and a copious amount of natural light. On the first floor, the bedrooms all come with double-height vaulted ceilings, while the main bedroom benefits from a dressing area and adjoining en-suite shower room. There are also two en-suite guest bedrooms, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the rear of the property, bi-fold doors open out onto the attractive west-facing terrace which looks over the private garden. The house is also approached through electric gates onto a paved drive, with access to an attached double garage.

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2 Bedroom Apartment, Bartholomew Street, £625,000

A substantial and highly exclusive duplex, this 1,840sq ft home can be found in Newbury town centre, just a stone's throw from the railway station and plenty of shops, bars and a large cinema complex. If a large open-plan living room/dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, a study and luxury bathrooms weren’t enough, there’s also an outside courtyard area, ideal for al fresco dining. The apartment comes with its own allocated parking space, too, as well as in-built air conditioning to see you through any future heatwaves. 

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4 Bedroom Detached House, Ramsbury, £1,100,000

An attractive Grade II-listed property believed to date from 17th century, this family home retains all the character of a period cottage. Accessed via an electric gate which leads to a gravelled parking area, you’ll immediately notice the pretty gardens, which play host to a summerhouse with a south-facing terrace and wonderful views over the valley. There’s also a thatched studio which could be used as a home office or guest accommodation. Inside you’ll find a beautifully presented kitchen, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and two well-sized reception rooms. For those looking to relocate as a family, popular schools in the area include Pinewood, Marlborough College, St John's and Dauntseys.

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5 Bedroom House, Brightwalton, £1,150,000

Tucked away in the idyllic hamlet of Brightwalton, near Newbury, Sandalwood is a warm and welcoming family home. With a great layout that allows the whole family their own space, you’ll pull up onto the gravel driveway after passing through the five-bar gate. There’s enough room for several cars here, and dogs and children can run free throughout the grounds. Built around 1860, the current owners have renovated and extended this part-thatched country cottage, creating a stylish family home with over 3,000sq ft of living space. Inside, you’ll notice the careful attention to detail, tasteful décor and finishing touches, as well as a bespoke Thomas & Thomas kitchen decorated in muted shades of Farrow & Ball green and cream. Elsewhere, two staircases lead up to the first-floor bedrooms, and the main suite offers far-reaching views across the surrounding hills. 

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4 Bedroom Detached House, Weston, £1,600,000

A substantial barn conversion set in two acres of land and with no near neighbours, this property spans more than 4,500sq ft in a stunning rural setting, yet is still only a ten-minute drive from Hungerford and its main line railway station. Converted roughly 25 years ago, the barn retains much of its original character, including exposed brickwork, beams, solid oak flooring and vaulted ceilings. Inside you’ll find a formal dining room is adjacent to the recently refitted kitchen/breakfast room, which has a four-oven Aga installed. A utility room, second hall, staircase, cloakroom, shower room and home cinema complete the ground floor accommodation, while a staircase leads up to a galleried landing with a full height window. A main bedroom comes with its own walk-in wardrobe and en-suite, while the guest bedroom also comes with an en-suite and private dressing room. Outside there’s a double garage with electric door, a large patio area and a gravelled turning driveway providing ample parking.

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