Kennet Island celebrates 10th Anniversary with collection of Waterside apartments

1st June 2016

Berkeley, Kennet Island Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Osprey House is the latest phase of new homes available at Kennet Island, the popular Berkeley Homes (Western) development in Reading. A selection of contemporary one and two bedroom apartments are available for purchase off plan, many of which boast balconies or terraces overlooking the adjacent Foudry Brook ecological corridor or central landscaped courtyard.

Berkeley Homes is celebrating ten years of sales at the popular urban community, which launched in 2006 ahead of the property boom.

Set within six acres of open space, Kennet Island offers contemporary living with an array of amenities. Already an established community, the development is based around a central piazza, with a gym, nursery and convenience store, which forms the hub of the community. Residents benefit from having the Hilton Hotel with its swimming pool, bar and restaurant, on their doorstep as well as a private hospital.

The homes at Kennet Island are set to benefit from the Crossrail line, which is projected to complete in 2019 offering fast trains in to the capital as well as a wider network of services across the South East.

The new collection of apartments at Osprey House has been designed to the high specification synonymous with the Berkeley brand. Contemporary open plan living areas provide flexible living accommodation, with many apartments benefitting from a private outdoor space. Custom designed kitchens offering a stylish and contemporary design boast fully-integrated Bosch appliances and white goods, Abode designer chrome polished mixer taps, laminate worktops and Blanco stainless steel bowls with mobile drainer.

Bathrooms are fitted with elegant white sanitaryware and chrome finishings including a heated towel rail and VADO mixer shower, while bedrooms feature carpeting and sophisticated mirrored wardrobes to the master suite.

Designed for sustainability, all properties are fitted with a SMART energy meter, integrated recycling bins as well as 100% low energy lighting.

Deana Everingham, Head of Sales & Marketing at Berkeley Homes (Western), comments, "We've seen a constant demand for new homes at Kennet Island ever since we launched ten years ago. The development provides the opportunity to buy a Berkeley home in a city that is buzzing with confidence thanks to the arrival of Crossrail in 2019.

"Kennet Island is very popular with local buyers and students from the University of Reading. It's also perfectly placed for London commuters due to its fantastic transport links and investors for the high rental yields and proximity to a number of large business centres. We're thrilled to be celebrating our tenth birthday this year and anticipate the demand for the properties will continue."

Prices start from £255,950. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please call the sales and marketing team on 0118 9313 550 or visit for further information.

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