For care homes Reading area visit our residential care home at Streatley, ideally located just 10 miles west of Reading, Berkshire.

If you are looking for care homes in the Reading area for either a family member or for yourself, The Coombe House residential care home is not far from Reading. We are nestled in a beautiful rural conservation area with attractive views of the surrounding countryside. We are conveniently located just 10 miles west of Reading in Berkshire.

Our residents are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors with patios and various other seating areas arranged so that they can enjoy the grounds whenever the opportunity arises.

The River Thames, a good selection of shops and hotels are within easy reach. Transport is provided to local villages, surgery, shopping and leisure both locally or for facilities in Reading, Wallingford or Newbury. The rural location or our care home has all the benefits of country living as well as the convenience of facilities of nearby Reading.

Fees are fixed for one year and reviewed annually, they currently range from £640 – £720 per week. We provide care for up to 24 residents and all rooms are ensuite except one which has its own adjacent bathroom. A passenger lift provides access to the first floor if required. Our lounge and conservatory give views over the garden are available for residents at all times. We have two attractive dining rooms.

In House facilities include:

  • Hairdressing
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Chiropody
  • Alternative Therapies
  • In House Optician
  • Computer for residents


Residents are invited to bring their own personal possessions (subject to conforming to fire regulations) for example their bed, favourite chair, other small items of furniture, pictures, shelving etc.

Two specialist baths are available and our ensuite bathrooms have individual battery operated bath seats. Some rooms have a kitchenette. The Coombe House has an electricity generator for emergency use.

Friends and families are welcome to visit at any time and invited to stay for lunch, supper or light refreshments at no additional charge. The cat is a resident here as well! Her name is 'Mini' - lovely nature, calm quiet and happy to be spoilt! So if you are looking for care homes in the Reading area then we will be happy to arrange a visit to us to see for yourself.

What residents and relatives said about our care home...

"very comfortable with very friendly staff’ ‘excellent care home, happy residents, happy staff, happy relatives"

"like home from home and the staff provide me with a link to the outside world"

Coombe House GardenOur garden patio area

"the home is small enough to provide a homely and welcoming atmosphere"

Rear outlook

So if you are looking for a residential care home in the Reading area for yourself or a relative in a beautiful location, then contact us today to arrange a visit to experience the peace and tranquility of The Coombe House care home at Streatley.