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3 bedroom detached house for sale

4 Hill Bottom Close, Whitchurch Hill

Sold by Us £539,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Receptions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

4 HILL BOTTOM CLOSE
WHITCHURCH HILL – SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE


*Reading - 6 miles *Henley on Thames - 11 miles
*Pangbourne on Thames - 2 miles
*M4 at Theale (J 12) – 6 ó miles
*Newbury - 13 Miles * M40 at Lewknor ( J.6 ) - 16 Miles


 
In this highly regarded hilltop village lying on the edge of the Chilterns escarpment as it meets the Thames Valley and within 2 miles from Pangbourne on Thames with its shops and mainline station, and easily accessible for Reading and the M4.


A 3 bedroom detached family home, with obvious potential for enlargement subject to the relevant permissions. In an advantageous position occupying a plot approaching ¼ of an acre, in a small quiet Close of detached properties overlooking a central lawned tree-fringed green with country walks and bridleways close by.



Entrance Lobby
Reception Hall


Sitting Room with fireplace
Dining Room
Kitchen
Cloakroom


3 Bedrooms (all with built-in wardrobes)
Family Bathroom


Private Driveway
Integral Garage
Workshop/Utility Room


Mature and secluded gardens & grounds of approximately 0.22 acres


Obvious potential for enlargement subject to the relevant permissions


Available for immediate occupation and offered with the benefit of vacant possession 


LOCATION
Whitchurch Hill is a quiet, hilltop village lying on the edge of the Chilterns Escarpment close to the Thames Valley approximately 2 miles from Pangbourne on Thames with the surrounding countryside designated an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. Traditional timbered and thatched cottages overlook the village green as does the parish church of St John and there are many other period properties reflecting the differing architectural styles through the ages, which essentially form the character and provenance of this unspoilt rural community historically based on agriculture and farming. In Hill Bottom on the Northern edge of the village, is located the well-known Sun Inn, a Freehouse which has a good reputation for food.


At the bottom of the hill is the separate village of Whitchurch on Thames lying opposite the village of Pangbourne, which boasts a highly rated C. of E. Primary School and two popular Inns. Pangbourne on the Berkshire side of the River offers excellent shopping facilities including a co-op supermarket as well as a wide range of amenities including a mainline railway station with frequent commuter services to Reading and London (Paddington). There is a regular daily bus service to Reading from Woodcote via Pangbourne as well as good road communications particularly for Reading, Henley on Thames, Oxford, Newbury and both the M.40 and M4 motorway networks.


Hillbottom Close located on the North Eastern edge of Whitchurch Hill in the part called Hill Bottom, comprises a small cul-de-sac of differing detached houses and bungalows which enjoy a pleasant, quiet, and safe aspect, being mainly arranged around a large circular Green fringed by Cherry Trees noted for their prolific Spring Blossom.


N.B. Each householder pays a nominal sum towards the upkeep of the central Green.



PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
Dating from the mid 1960’s, a detached family home situated in a spacious plot of approaching ¼ of an acre, in a pleasant and quiet village close, with obvious scope potential for enlargement subject to the relevant permissions.


The front door leads into an Entrance Lobby with door into a Cloakroom, an internal door to the Garage & Workshop and door into the spacious Reception Hall. Off the central hall leads the Sitting Room which spans the width of the house and has a fireplace and patio doors onto the terrace, the Dining Room, and the Kitchen with side door.


To the first floor is a large landing leading to the Master Bedroom with Shower and superb open views, 2 further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. All bedrooms benefit from in-built wardrobes.



OUTSIDE
The property occupies an attractive position overlooking the circular central lawned green of this quiet Close of detached properties. The green itself is neatly lawned and interspersed with a number of mature Cherry trees which give a fabulous blossom in the Spring. The front garden is open plan being lawned with planted borders and an entrance drive leading down to the integral garage. A side gate provides external access to the rear garden.


The garden at the rear of the house is the largest in the close, with the house sitting in a plot of approximately 0.219 acres in all. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with surrounding beds and borders containing a variety of plants, shrubs and flowers. Across the rear of the house is a wide paved terrace leading off the sitting room and ideal for ‘al-fresco’ dining taking advantage of the South-East aspect. The lawn opens up at the further end of the garden, with a timber storage shed tucked away in the corner. 



GENERAL INFORMATION
Services: All main services are connected to the property. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired boiler.

Council Tax: F

Postcode: RG8 7PX


Energy Efficiency Rating: D / 64


Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01235 422422



DIRECTIONS
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. Follow this road up Whitehill and out of the village and on reaching the crossroads at Crays Pond in approximately 2 miles turn right for Whitchurch Hill and Pangbourne. In a further mile on reaching Whitchurch Hill take the first turning left at a small crossroads signposted for Hillbottom. In a further half mile, take the turning right into Hillbottom Close. Number 4 will be found a short way along on the left hand side. 


VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co



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