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Reading Riverside, Berkeley Avenue, RG1 6EL 

 

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Reading Riverside offers a truly stunning waterside residence set in the heart of Reading with views over the River Kennet. With impressive one, two and three bedroomed apartments, residents will benefit from high specification, modern living in a vibrant town with established shopping, excellent schools and an abundance of employment opportunities just 25 minutes from London. Reading Riverside offers contemporary living and a rich, fulfilling lifestyle within an oasis of serenity and peace.

OVERVIEW 

  • 46 x 1 bedroom
  • 62 x 2 bedroom
  • 4 x 3 bedroom
  • Developer: Weston Homes Plc
  • Address: Reading Riverside, Reading, RG1 6EL
  • Local Authority: Reading Borough Council
  • 999 year lease
  • 10 year Premier Guarantee
  • Estimated Completion: April 2019 to November 2019
  • Service Charge: Circa £2 per sq ft
  • Ground Rent - 1 bedroom £300, 2 bedroom £350, 3 bedroom £400
  • Prices from £249,950 

INTERNAL FLOOR AREAS - SQ FT 

  • 1 bedroom - 473 to 737
  • 2 bedroom - 703 to 966
  • 3 bedroom - 814 to 851

DESCRIPTION 

  • 112 one, two and three bedroom apartments
  • Desirable location on the banks of the River Kennet
  • Private terraces and/or balcony to each plot
  • 10 minutes walk into the centre of Reading, where you will find an array of shops and restaurants and is home to the Oracle shopping centre which offers over 90 designer stores
  • Up to 7 storeys in height, enjoy fantastic views across Reading and the developments stepped terraces down to the river
  • Excellent rail and transport links to central london & surrounding airports
  • Reading Riverside offers contemporary living and a rich, fulfilling lifestyle within an oasis of serenity and peace

SPECIFICATION: IT IS THE ATTENTION TO DETAIL THAT EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

DESIGNER KITCHENS

  • Zanussi stainless steel electric fan oven
  • Zanussi ceramic hob and Caple stainless steel chimney extractor
  • Zanussi integrated fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • Choice of designer units by Oakwood Kitchens*
  • Choice of quartz stone worktops and upstands*
  • Stainless steel splashback to hob
  • Fascino stainless steel sink with oversized single bowl and integrated removable chopping board
  • Fascino designer curved tap with clipped hose-spray extension
  • Fascino instant boiling water tap
  • Integrated stainless steel soap dispenser

LUXURY BATHROOMS & EN-SUITES

  • Fascino digitally controlled Smart Tap
  • Smart Mirror with LED lighting, shaver socket, digital clock and de-mist pad
  • Walnut vanity unit with integrated storage space and black porcelain worktop
  • RAK Ceramics basin
  • RAK Ceramics Hygiene+ WC with RAKRimless™ pan and soft close ergonomic design seat
  • Fascino Smart Shower and Smart Bath
  • Heated chrome towel rails
  • Choice of RAK Ceramics porcelain wall and floor tile colour with polished and matt finishes*
  • Low-level LED strip lighting to bath

GENERAL SPECIFICATION

  • Forest oak doors with polished chrome ironmongery, matching wrapped door-lining, architraves and skirtings
  • Choice of white oak or ebony oak strip wood flooring to entrance hall, living area, dining area, kitchen and cloakrooms*
  • Choice of carpets with underlay to bedrooms*
  • Fitted wardrobes to master bedroom
  • Sky Q television and telephone points to living area and master bedroom
  • Gas fired heating system via radiators
  • Smoke alarm and CO detectors
  • Double-glazed uPVC windows
  • Audio/visual entry system
  • Sprinkler system installed to all plots (except ground floor plots 1 & 2)

*Choices from developer’s range and subject to stage of construction

EDUCATE & CONNECT

Reading offers a wide selection of both state and independent schools with outstanding Ofsted reports. The University of Reading is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities and is in the top 1% worldwide. Offering over 350 undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught by leading academics it is also the home of the Henley Business School. Just 25 miles north of Reading you will find the World-renowned Oxford University – the oldest University in the English-speaking world, globally recognised for its academic success. Reading has some of the best schools available in the UK and progression to both Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities is high in Reading. 

The Reading Borough boasts the best A level results in the country with 3 schools in the top 100 and 3 schools in the top 50 in the country for GCSE results. The Reading University Technical College has become the first school of its kind to be awarded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The Real Schools Guide features top schools in the area including; The Reading School for Boys – one of the oldest schools in the country with the 8th best GCSE results. The Kendrick school – a selective school for girls aged 11 to 16 and recognised as being a high achieving establishment. Other schools which feature are The Abbey School, Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School, Reading Girls School and Prospect School. 

From Reading Riverside by car: 

  • The Oracle Centre 4 mins
  • Broad Street 4 mins
  • Green Park Business Park 10 mins
  • M4 7 mins
  • Thames Valley Science Park 14 mins
  • Arlington Business Park 14 mins
  • Windsor 30 mins
  • M25 35 mins
  • Oxford 50 mins
  • Heathrow Airport 35 mins
  • Gatwick Airport 1hr 15 mins 

From Reading Train Station:

  • Paddington Station 25 mins
  • Heathrow Airport 58 mins
  • Farringdon Station 1hr
  • Waterloo Station 1hr 4 mins 

From Reading Crossrail Station: 

  • Bond Street 54 mins
  • Liverpool Street 61 mins 

Reading is the capital of the Thames Valley, headquarters to many finance, technical and scientific companies; a major commercial centre with the 2nd most productive economy in the country after London and is ranked the UK’s fastest growing economy (2017-22) and the top area for economic success and wellbeing. Reading’s economy is predicted to grow faster than London, making the town a highly desirable place to live. Voted as one of the best places to live and work in the Good Growth for Cities 2017 index according to key indicators such as economic success and wellbeing, including employment, health, income and skills. 

Reading is home to 13 of the World’s top 30 brands including Microsoft, Cisco, PepsiCo, AMEC and Prudential as well as hosting the headquarters of several major British companies. Global businesses and organisations along with thousands of start-up businesses and SME’s are proud to have offices in Reading. Financial institutions are also in abundance with organisations such as EY, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, KPMG LLP and Deloitte all based in the town. Arlington and Green Park Business Parks are the most prolific within Reading, along with the Thames Valley Science Park which is part of The University of Reading’s plans to build a £36 million science park which will create 5000 jobs and provide 800,000 sq ft of laboratory and office space. Reading offers impressive medical facilities including The Royal Berkshire hospital which was rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (Jan 2018) employs over 5000 staff and the Rutherford Cancer care unit offering the latest technology in Proton Beam therapy. With the hub of economic growth, technological hotspots, large hospital and University – employment opportunities are endless.

TERMS OF PAYMENT

1. Non-refundable booking fee of £1,000 payable upon reservation.

2. A further 10% of purchase price, less booking fee paid, payable within 28 days on exchange of contracts.

3. A further 5% of purchase price payable 6 months after exchange of contracts.

4. Balance of 85% payable upon completion.

For further information on Reading Riverside, please contact Dominic Heaton-Watson.

 


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