Carter Jonas has launched a 4.74-acre development opportunity in Sonning Eye, on the edge of Reading, to the market on behalf of a private client.

The site, Lakeside and Willow Cottages, includes three existing properties within extensive grounds fronting a lake. The land is a mix of grass and scrub close to the water’s edge.

The properties, which total 3,150 sq ft, include:

  • 1 Lakeside Cottage, a 1,043 sq ft semi-detached red brick house with kitchen, dining room, ground-floor bathroom, living room, and four bedrooms.
  • 2 Lakeside Cottage, which adjoins it and is made it of the same red brick and is of a similar design. The 1,073 sq ft home also has four bedrooms.
  • Willow Cottage is a detached property of 1,051 sq ft. It includes a kitchen, sitting room, living room, store, and three bedrooms with a family bathroom upstairs.

Andrew Chandler, partner, head of rural agency for Carter Jonas, said: “This is a rare opportunity to acquire a site in a sought-after location that, subject to planning, could be transformed into something quite unique.

“It has excellent access, and with refurbishment, the properties have the potential to become a stunning collection of homes offering modern waterfront living.

“Alternatively, based on positive pre-application advice, there may also be scope to redevelop the site for a single unit. Given its proximity to local amenities at Sonning and with Reading on its doorstep, I expect this site to attract strong interest from investors and developers.”

The Lakeside and Willow Cottages site is for sale as a whole by private treaty, although lotting proposals will be considered.

Contact: 01865 297 700

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