5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale9 Milldown Road, Goring on Thames
Sold by Us £900,000
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 4 Receptions
9 MILLDOWN ROAD
GORING ON THAMES – SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE
Goring & Streatley Station (London Paddington within the hour) – 5 mins walk / Reading (London, Paddington 27 minutes) – 10 miles / M4 (J 12 ) – 10 miles / M40 (J6) – 14 miles / Henley on Thames – 12 miles / Oxford – 19 miles / Wallingford– 5 miles
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In a quiet and much sought after residential no through road originating from the Edwardian era, conveniently situated for access to the primary school, local shop and easily accessible for the extensive High Street shops and amenities, river Thames and mainline railway station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.
A charming period 5 bedroom home set in beautiful mature gardens, sympathetically extended and refurbished to an appealing standard affording impressive and contemporary family sized accommodation, beautifully presented throughout.
Enclosed Front Porch
Sitting Room with “Yeoman” wood burning stove
Dining Room with “Clearview” multi-fuel stove
Contemporary Kitchen with glazed lantern roof
4 Principle Bedrooms
Family Shower Room
5th Loft Bedroom & Bathroom
Mature Gardens & Grounds
Goring on Thames lies serenely in the beautiful Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills in Oxfordshire and the Berkshire Downlands opposite above the village of Streatley, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an ‘AONB’.
In 2010 Goring was awarded the prestigious “Oxfordshire Village of the Year” and also the coveted “South of England” title. Local amenities include a super primary school, an excellent range of interesting shops, a bank, restaurants and riverside café, boutique hotel, two olde worlde inns, health centre, veterinary practice, dentist, library, and importantly a mainline railway station providing fast commuter services up to London (Paddington) in well under the hour. In addition to outstanding local secondary schooling such as Langtree School, the area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of private schooling, of particular note; The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Cranford House, The Manor, Moulsford Preparatory, Abingdon Boys and The School of St Helen & Katharine.
The central village ‘Conservation Area’ has a wealth of architecturally interesting properties, many listed and dating from around the 16th Century. Historically Goring traces back to Saxon times.
Streatley on Thames, on the 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.
Milldown Road is an established ‘no through’ residential road situated off the Wallingford Road, comprising mainly older properties dating from around the turn of the last Century, largely built using local bricks from the Woodcote kiln and with the attractive architectural detailing and features associated with the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Originally dating from the turn of the last century, 9 Milldown Road is a semi-detached villa built-in the traditional vernacular style incorporating attractive architectural features associated with the late Victorian / early Edwardian era. Having appealing red brickwork with decorative detailing under a pitched clay tile roof.
In more recent years the property has been sympathetically extended and tastefully refurbished and affords well apportioned and flexibly arranged family accommodation, with stylish fixtures and fittings being incorporated, complementing the period features throughout.
The delightful accommodation is beautifully presented throughout and comprises on the ground floor a Porch, Cloakroom, spacious Entrance Hall with Oak flooring, dual aspect Sitting Room with fireplace with “Yeoman” wood burning stove, Utility Room and fantastic open plan Kitchen & Dining Room with wooden floors, contemporary fitted kitchen, beautiful lantern roof, “Clearview” multi-fuel stove in the dining area and doors leading directly to the garden. To the first floor are three double Bedrooms and one single Bedroom plus one family Bathroom and one family Shower Room arranged around a spacious landing with a further staircase leading to the second floor, where the loft space has been skilfully converted to provide a further 5th Bedroom and additional Bathroom.
Located in this quiet no through road, the property has an appealing frontage with a private driveway providing ample off road parking space and leading to the garage/store, flanked by an attractive lawned front garden with planted borders and splendid Beech tree. Gated side access can be gained to the rear.
The rear garden is a further attractive feature of the property, prettily arranged with large level lawns and an array of colourful borders and beds stocked with a variety of shrubs and plants. Approached directly from the kitchen & dining room are paved patio areas ideal for ‘al-fresco’ dining, with added interest from interspersed planting and a small pond. To the further end of the garden are productive apple trees, vegetable garden, fruit cages and a Summer House.
Services: All mains services are connected. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired condensing boiler.
Council Tax: G
Postcode: RG8 0BA
Energy Efficiency Rating: C / 69
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000
From our offices in the centre of Goring on Thames bear right and continue up to the top of the High Street. At the railway bridge junction turn left onto the Wallingford Road and continue for a further ¼ mile taking the third turning right just 100 metres before the primary school into Milldown Road. 9 Milldown Road will be found shortly on the left hand side.
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