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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Manor Road, Goring, Reading, RG8

Sold STC £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedrooms
  • study/bedroom 4
  • 2 reception rooms
  • kitchen
  • garden
  • parking, garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming Cottage with potential


Wey Cottage is situated in an enviable position in the heart of the sought after riverside village of Goring-on-Thames and only few hundred yards from the shops and River. The property is located in the conservation area of the village which is also designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is in an area of scenic landscape known as the 'Goring Gap', which signifies the end of the Chiltern Hills and the start of the Thames Valley. Goring has a great deal of amenities including a post office, medical practice, library, dentist and local shops including a bank, a butcher and deli, together with restaurants and well regarded pubs, with the well run country pub next door. The property is well served for churches with three different faiths catered for. More extensive facilities can be found in the market town of Wallingford, Reading and Oxford. The property is within
a few hundred yards of Goring station which has a mainline train service to London Paddington, from 1 hour and there is a fast train from Reading from 25 minutes. The Crossrail service is scheduled for completion in 2018 which together with the electrifying of the line will significantly improve travel times to Paddington and central London. The M4 is easily accessible via the M4 (J12) approximately 11 miles distant and the M40 (J6) is within 16 miles. Educational facilities are excellent within the area and include Goring primary school, Cranford House Girls' School, Moulsford Prep, The Oratory School (and The Oratory prep and pre-prep) and Bradfield and Pangbourne Colleges. Local recreations include golf at The Springs and Goring & Streatley Golf Club, and activities on the River Thames. Walking and cycling can be enjoyed across many of the areas footpaths, including the Ridgeway, Thames Path and Chiltern Way.


Wey Cottage is a charming grade II listed cottage, dating back we believe to the 18th century with a great deal of character. The property is in need of some renovation and has potential (subject to the necessary consents) for extension. Some of the features include exposed timers and feature fireplaces. To the ground floor there are two reception rooms, the kitchen and breakfast room over look the garden and there is a ground floor bathroom. To the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms, a further single bedroom and a study/bedroom 4.

To the side of the property the driveway leads to the rear and
provides off street parking. There is a good-sized garden with paved patio area and shaped flower beds with a variety of plants and shrubs. To the rear of the garden there is a detached garage and a further brick store.

Square Footage: 1,408 sq ft


From Henley-on-Thames, leave via the A4130 Fairmile to Oxford, passing through Nettlebed and continue for about 10 miles. At the Crowmarsh Gifford roundabout, turn left following the signs for the A4074 Reading and Caversham. Turn right taking the turning for Goring B4009 and continue into the village turning right over the railway bridge. Continue through the village and turn left into Manor Road. Wey cottage can be found after a short distance on the left hand side. Postcode RG8 9DP

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Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016

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