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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Elmcroft, Goring, RG8

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SITTING ROOM with fireplace and cast log burner
  • MASTER BEDROOM with DRESSING LOBBY walk-in dressing wardrobe and EN SUITE BATHROOM with separate SHO
  • 3 Further BEDROOMS
  • GARAGE and CAR PORT for 2nd car, approached by gravelled drive
  • Large well laid out GARDENS with established shrubs, hedges and trees around a central lawn

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Elmcroft is a traffic-free cul-de-sac located at the Southern end of Croft Road in the highly regarded central part of the village and is conveniently placed for the High Street shops and amenities, the Railway station and for scenic Riverside and country walks. The properties comprise 3 and 4 bedroom detached houses of differing architectural design in attractive tree-lined settings with all having sizeable established gardens.

The Property

9 Elmcroft occupies a good position in the top left hand corner of this small Close. Built in approximately 1968 to a distinctive contemporary design having a steeply pitched tile roof with tiled dormer window in a chalet style, the house has been sympathetically extended with a substantial new two storey wing added which skilfully matches in with the original architectural design.

The enlarged accommodation now afforded has particularly spacious main rooms notably a superb new sitting room with cast log burner, good reception hall and generous sized master bedroom suite on the first floor with dressing lobby, walk-in wardrobe cupboard and en suite with bath and shower.

There is a more recently fitted gas fired central heating system with Combi boiler which is further complimented by the installation of UPVc primary double glazed windows which have an attractive Georgian casement design. Other features include stripped pine floorboards and panelled interior doors. The garden also provides a most attractive setting with rear depth of approximately 100ft and having a small copse at the bottom adding colour, interest as well as privacy.



Double aspected with good natural light. Ceramic tiled floor with mosaic pattern. Radiator. Inset ceiling lighting. Built-in double Cloaks Cupboard. Further built-in shelved Store Cupboard.

Modern suite of close coupled low level W.C. and glazed circular wash hand basin (chrome mixer taps). Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. Ceramic half tiled walls with coloured banding around top. Built-in shelved cupboard also housing the TapWorks fitted water softener unit.

Particularly well proportioned and well lit with wide casement window. Double radiator. Stripped pine floorboards. Balustraded staircase on one side of room leading to first floor. Inset ceiling lighting.

A delightful room with windows around 3 sides and with French casement doors opening onto the terrace and garden. Wide bay across front of room. Chimney breast with fireplace having a wooden mantel and quarry tiled hearth with cast log burning stove. Strip pine floorboards. 2 double radiators. Inset ceiling lighting.

This room enjoys a full aspect over the tree lined gardens. Wide patio door opens onto a decked terrace. Double radiator. Fitted tall shelved floor unit.

This room similarly enjoys a full aspect over the tree lined garden. Comprehensively fitted with floor and wall units around 3 sides providing good cupboard and drawer storage together with appropriate worksurfaces including Breakfast Bar on one side and with inset stainless steel sink unit (mixer taps). Built-in wine racking and two wall display cupboards with glazed doors with leaded relief. Range of built-in equipment comprising Indesit split level electric double oven, separate AEG ceramic 4 ring electric hob and with fitted extractor unit above concealed in wall unit. Integrated fridge. Coloured ceramic wall tiling around cooking and working areas. Double radiator. Quarry tiled floor.

Ceramic fully tiled walls and floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Glazed back door giving direct access to the Car Port and gardens.


Decoratively carved balustrading along one side with hardwood handrail. Inset ceiling lighting. Trap access with aluminium sliding ladder up into an insulated and part boarded spacious Loft with good central height providing useful storage.

Wide window with views over the tree-lined lawned gardens. Built-in triple Wardrobe/Clothes Store Cupboards part shelved. Double radiator. 2 wall light points.

Views over the tree-lined Close. Radiator.

Fitted double Wardrobe Cupboard with separate store cupboards above. Double radiator.

White suite of panelled bath with MX ‘Inspiration’ thermostatic built-in shower with flexible handset. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. Fitted shower rail and curtain along open side of bath. Radiator. Ceramic half tiled walls. Fully tiled around bath and shower.


With high level door into useful Store Cupboard. Radiator. Stripped pine floorboards, and leading through into the Bedroom.

Having part vaulted ceiling adding considerably to the feeling of space and with casement French doors opening onto a wrought iron Juliet Balcony which overlooks the lawned garden. Radiator. T.V. aerial point. Walk-in Dressing/Wardrobe Cupboard with chimney breast as feature, high level trap door into further storage and with space for chest of drawers.

White suite of panelled bath (side chrome taps), wash hand basin (monobloc mixer tap) and low level W.C. Walk-in shower with Mira ‘Sport’ thermostatic shower unit with flexible handset. Inset ceiling lighting. Walls fully ceramic tiled in shower and half wall tiling around bath with matching splashback above basin. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. Fitted shelved medicine cupboard.


The property is situated in the top left hand corner of this favoured tree-lined Close. A long gravelled drive leads up to the front of the property and the garage and car port. Flanking the drive is a neat lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs including a Weeping Silver Birch. On the further side of the house a wrought iron gate opens onto a wide flagged pathway which leads through to rear garden.

The brick built single Garage and adjoining Car Port are linked to the house in the Car Port there is an integral Store Cupboard.

The Garage has fitted light and power, ‘up and over’ entrance door, rear window and side pedestrian door opening onto a covered walk-way which gives sheltered access to the Rear Utility Lobby and Kitchen.

The rear garden which has a depth of approximately 100’ has been attractively laid out and landscaped. Around the main lawn are flanking beds and borders containing a variety of specimen shrubs and trees including Maple, Holly, Evergreen varieties, Copper Beech and Sycamore. The top part of the garden comprises a small Copse providing added protection and privacy.

Formed in a corner of the property with the garaging on one side is a flagged terrace together with a small timber decked area approached off the study and above which is a rustic pergola with a trained wisteria.


All main services are connected to the property. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired boiler. Secondary hot water supply from immersion heater.

Local Authority

South Oxfordshire District Council, Crowmarsh, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8HQ
Tel:01491 823000

Council Tax

Band: ‘F’
Current year’s charges payable 12/13: £2,149.85


From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street where opposite the Miller of Mansfield turn left into Manor Road. Follow the road round the left hand corner by the John Barleycorn Public House into Station Road and towards the top of this road bear right into Croft Road. Elmcroft is at the end of Croft Road being a small tree-lined Close of properties. No 9 is located in the further left hand top corner.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 May 2012


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