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4 bedroom detached house for sale

45 Holmlea Road, Goring on Thames

Sold by Us £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • House
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


*Wallingford – 6 miles *Pangbourne – 5 miles *Reading – 10 miles
*Oxford – 19 miles *Newbury – 13 miles *Henley on Thames – 12 miles
M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles *M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 14 miles

Ideally located in favoured tree-lined road in the central village area within easy walking distance of the High Street shops and amenities, restaurants, scenic riverside and country walks and for the mainline station. A charming and distinctive, contemporary chalet style 4 bedroom detached family home built in the 1960's, with en-suite to master bedroom
and walk in dressing area. The property has the added benefit of a
pretty sheltered southerly facing garden, which can be enjoyed from the
living and dining room.

Entrance Hall with Feature Stained Glass Window
Sitting Room with feature fireplace
Dining Room
Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Landing with ladder access to boarded loft.
Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower & Walk in Wardrobe
3 further Bedrooms
Family Bathroom

Private Driveway Parking

South Facing Rear Garden
Concrete Storage Shed/Workshop
Double glazed windows & doors throughout

The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and Berkshire Downlands as the River flows from Oxford down to Reading,  in an area  of scenic landscape known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an A.O.N.B.’ In 2009 Goring was awarded the prestigious ‘Oxfordshire Village of the Year’ and also won  the coveted best in ‘South of England’ title.

This stretch of the River,the longest between locks, is regarded as one of the most  beautiful and is forever associated with Kenneth Graham’s immortal book “Wind in the Willows” as well as Jerome K Jerome’s book “Three Men in a Boat” which actually mentions Streatley in its narrative.

The village boasts an excellent range of shops and facilities together with Olde Worlde pubs, a highly regarded Bistro/Café, choice of restaurants, a Bank, Post Office, Boutique hotel, Doctors and Dental surgeries and importantly a mainline station offering fast services up to London (Paddington).  There is also easy access for the major local towns, including Oxford, Reading and Newbury, the M4 and M40 motorways, and for Heathrow.

N.B. Crossrail services are scheduled to be commencing from Reading in approx.2017 which together with the electrifying of the line will significantly improve travelling times to Paddington and central London destinations.

Recognised as a thriving community there are a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups to suit most people.

There is a highly rated Primary school and in the local area are a first class choice of both state and private schools with ‘bus collections.

The central part of Goring is a ‘Conservation Area’ and has a wealth of interesting period properties many Listed being of significant architectural and historical interest.

Streatley on Thames, situated on the opposite Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust.  Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the luxury 4 star riverside hotel the Swan renowned for its fine cuisine and leisure and fitness facilities.

Holmlea Road is situated in a highly regarded residential part of the village close to the central ‘Conservation Area’ within level walking distance of the High Street shops and amenities, mainline station and scenic riverside walks.  The road is arranged in a crescent shape and comprises detached houses of differing architectural design and size many having been successfully extended and altered, and all complimented by their mature surroundings with established trees and hedged gardens and frontages.

45 Holmlea Road is a most appealing detached 4 bedroom family home built in the early 1960s in a contemporary chalet style with whitened rendered elevations and part tile hung upper under a pitched and gabled pan tile roof.

Extended and adapted in more recent years including the provision of an En Suite Shower Room to the Master Bedroom. Both the Sitting Room and Dining Room enjoy Southerly aspects over the garden. A Study/Office has been added off the Kitchen which could easily be further enlarged to provide a separate Utility Room if required subject to the necessary approval.

Other features include quarry tiled foor to the Entrance Hall, feature stained glass window, wood blocked parquet flooring to reception rooms, feature fireplace to the Sitting Room, carved balustraded staircase and solid pine panelled interior doors. To the first floor you will find fitted full length wardrobes with sliding mirror doors in 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom with period style cast iron claw foot bath & fully boarded loft with ladder access and Velux windows, affording potential for conversion subject to relevant permissions.

The garden at the front of the property has been attractively laid out with main central lawn flanked by well stocked borders with Spring bulbs including tulips and a number of shrubs particularly along the frontage.  A wide brick pavior entrance drive leads into the property and the garaging with parking for 2 or 3 vehicles on the drive itself. Fronting onto the drive is an integral Garage with double wooden entrance doors and fitted light and power internally. 

The rear garden has a private and sheltered Southerly aspect with depth of approximately 47’6” and a width of 50’.

Across the full rear width of the house there is a brick pavior patio terrace with low brick retaining walls and central steps to the main lawned garden which has flanking borders containing an interesting variety of plants, shrubs and trees including 3 apple, a pear, a walnut and 2 magnolia. In the rear left hand corner of the garden is a large concrete storage shed/workshop. Gated side access is afforded from the front to rear around both sides of the house. 

Services: All mains services are connected. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired boiler located in the garage. Secondary hot water supply from immersion heater.

Council Tax: G

Postcode: RG8 9EX

Energy Efficiency Rating: E/50

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000

From our offices in the centre of Goring, turn left and continue down the High Street, tunring left into Manor Road opposite the Miller of Mansfield.  Follow the road round to the left on the corner with the John Barleycorn public house into Station Road and towards the top of this road after passing the Catherine Wheel public house turn right into Croft Road.  Then take the second turning left into Holmlea Road and the property is the 3rd house along on the right hand side.

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14 July 2016

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