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3 bedroom detached house for sale

75 Whitehouse Road, Woodcote

Sold by Us £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • House
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Receptions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


*Goring on Thames – 3 miles  *Pangbourne on Thames – 3.5 miles
*Wallingford - 7 miles  *Reading - 8 miles *Henley on Thames - 11 miles 
*M4 at Theale (J.12) - 9 miles  *M40 at Lewknor (J.6) - 16 miles

An individual modern detached 3 bedroomed chalet-bungalow, occupying an attractive position close to the centre of this popular village well served by local shops and schools and surrounded by scenic Chilterns countryside. 

Standing in a large and mature garden plot of approaching ¼ acre, with private driveway affording ample parking.  The property offers potential for modernisation and further enlargement subject to relevant planning permissions.

Reception Hall

Sitting Room

3 Double Bedrooms
Family Bathroom

Brick Built Store Room
Timber Storage Shed

Private Driveway
Secluded and Mature Gardens & Grounds
0.21 Acre Plot

The village of Woodcote, which lies just off the Reading to Oxford Road, is situated in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ surrounded by the scenic countryside of the Chilterns, with extensive beech woodlands and undulating fields. The village is some 500’ (160 metres) above sea level and there are glorious far-reaching views from several parts of the village.

Originally a small community based on farming and the countryside, Woodcote has grown substantially, especially during the 1960s and 1970s, is now a thriving village with a good range of local amenities including Post Office stores, supermarket, nursery/garden centre, popular French bistro restaurant, two public houses, modern health centre (recently enlarged and upgraded) and excellent education facilities with two toddler playgroups, primary and secondary schools.

Near the centre of the village is the Parish Church, which was rebuilt in 1846 in a Norman style on the site of the original Norman structure, with a few traces of original walling still surviving. Woodcote House, an historic country mansion built in the 1730s, now forms part of the Oratory School, standing in extensive park like grounds east of the main village. The Prep. School for the Oratory is situated nearby at Crays Pond.

A variety of local activities appealing to young and old are based in the Village Hall and nearby Community Centre and which are well publicised in the monthly village newspaper, the Woodcote Correspondent, circulated to all local residents.

Woodcote has good road communications with easy access for Reading, Henley, Oxford and the M40 and M4 networks. For rail commuters there are mainline stations locally at Pangbourne and Goring on Thames, as well as Reading, all providing fast services up to London (Paddington). 

Whitehouse Road leads into the very centre of the village and is essentially a non-estate road comprising a mixture of properties reflecting the development of the village over the past 200 years with one or two properties dating back to the 1700’s or earlier.

Approached over a private driveway and spacious front lawn, 75 Whitehouse Road is a modern detached chalet-bungalow built in 1956 a contemporary design being relevant to its surroundings.

Well-presented  and enjoying pleasant garden views to the front and rear, the accommodation comprises Sitting Room, Kitchen, family Bathroom, two ground floor double Bedrooms and a third double Bedroom to the first floor. Attached is a single garage with store room to the rear. The property offers an opportunity for modernisation throughout, as well as potential for further enlargement subject to relevant permissions.

The property has a hedged frontage to Whitehouse Road with a pedestrian pathway to one side and private driveway to the other, providing ample parking space and leading to the single Garage. The driveway is flanked by a large and private lawned front garden. Access can be gained around the side of the house to the rear.

The rear garden is spacious and delightfully attractive, having clearly been the subject of much care and attention. Mainly laid to lawn with fenced and hedged boundaries, colourful planted beds and borders add interest throughout and a mature apple tree sits centrally. There is a timber storage shed off to one side and access to a store room to the rear of the garage. In all the plot amounts to 0.21 of an acre.

Services: All mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from gas fired back boiler located in the sitting room.

Council Tax: D

Postcode: RG8 0SA

Energy Efficiency Rating: F / 31

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

From our offices in the centre of Goring turn right and proceed up to the top of the High Street where at the railway bridge junction bear right and then next left into Reading Road.  Continue along this road and up Whitehill and out of the village and on reaching the crossroads at Crays Pond in a further 2 miles turn left signposted for Woodcote.  Proceed for a further mile and on reaching Woodcote continue into the central part of the village turning right in Whitehouse Road just before reaching the Recreation ground.  75 Whitehouse Road will be found towards the top of the road on the left hand side.

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01 July 2016

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