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6 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £1,850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Family Character Farm House
  • Quiet yet Convenient Setting
  • 2 Bedroom Separate Barn
  • Established Gardens
  • Good access Reading

Full description

An 18th Century family home of great character in this quiet convenient setting with good access to Reading and with an additional 2 bedroom separate barn.

Situation - Peppard Common is well placed for Henley and Reading with regular trains to and from Paddington and with the arrival of cross rail, scheduled for completion in 2019. Slaters farm is on Church Lane, a no through lane, which leads to The Parish Church of All Saints Rotherfield Peppard. In the Hamlet there is a excellent primary school, 2 pubs and a popular tennis club. Sonning Common is 1.2 miles away where there is a supermarket and a number of independent shops, Chiltern Edge school and a Doctors surgery. Henley offers a wider range of restaurants and shops as well as a Waitrose, Tescos and Sainsbury's. There is also a 3 screen cinema and Phyllis Court club, a thriving private members club on the banks of the Thames. The town is famous for the annual Royal Regatta followed by the music and arts festival and literary festival. The schools both private and state, offer wide educational facilities with the 6th form college offering further education. There is golf at Huntercombe and racing at Windsor, Ascot and Newbury.

The Property - Slaters farm was built in 1763 and was a local farm house. It is constructed of brick and flint under a tiled roof. There have been a number of extensions over the years the main one having being done in the 1960s. The house has great family accommodation. Maintenance and upkeep have been part of a regular program. There are double glazed wooden windows downstairs and PVC upstairs, to the south elevations. There is a new oil fired boiler and oil tank. There is also a new septic tank. The barn situated at the end of the garden has a variety of uses either for the enjoyment of the house or as possible letting potential. The gardens are around half an acre and are established with well stocked flower borders and mature trees and shrubs. A viewing is recommended to appreciate this house which offers great accommodation in a quiet yet convenient position.

Canopy Entrance Porch & Entrance Hall -

Cloakroom -

Drawing Room - 8.85m0.00m x 4.75m (29'0"0'0" x 15'7") - A double aspect room, with large recessed fireplace. Small bay fronted window with bench seat.

Sun Room - 3.66m x 2.03m (12'00" x 6'8") - A triple aspect fully glazed room, with double doors to rear garden

Dining Room - 4.12m x 4.02m (13'6" x 13'2") -

Study - 2.72m0.30m x 2.66m (8'11"0'11" x 8'8") -

Kitchen/Family Room - 7.62m x 6.43m (25'00" x 21'1") - A double aspect room, with door to patio and garden. Range of matching wall and floor units with recessed lighting, tiled area and island/breakfast bar with cupboards under and space for fridge. Stainless steel double drainer sink unit, with mixer tap and purified filtered water tap, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood and light. Bosch electric double oven and grill.

Family Area - feature fireplace and inset fire. 2 recessed larder store cupboards.

Utility Passage & Area - 4.98m x 1.60m (16'4" x 5'3") -

Games Room - 7.67m x 5.69m (25'2" x 18'8") - A triple aspect room with eaves storage.

Cellar - 4.3 x 3.8 (14'1" x 12'5") - Alarm key pad, shelving and work bench. Grant oil fired boiler with wall mounted timer controls.

Upstairs Landing - With airing cupboard, housing sealed copper hot water tank, fitted immersion heater and slated shelves.

Master Bedroom - 5.90m x 4.35m (19'4" x 14'3") - A double aspect room with full width and height glazed sliding doors to small balcony.

En-Suite Bathroom - A white suite with panel enclosed bath, mixer tap and Aqualisa pump shower unit. With tiled area and shower screen, oval pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and vanity mirror. Low level WC.

Shower Room - Fully tiled shower cubicle, with Aqualisa pump shower unit, oval basin set in vanity unit, shaver socket and mirror over. Low level WC, heated towel ladder, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 4.38m x 3.80m (14'4" x 12'5") -

Bedroom 3 - 4.27m0.00m x 3.23m (14"0 x 10'7") -

Bedroom 4 - 4.89m x 2.82m (16'0" x 9'3") -

Family Bathroom - A white suite, with panel enclosed bath, mixer tap and shower attachment. With shower screen and low level WC. Oval pedestal wash hand basin with shaver socket.

Separate Wc - Low level WC on the first floor.

2nd Floor Landing -

Bedroom 5 - 4.00 x 3.92 (13'1" x 12'10") -

Bedroom 6 - 3.56m x 3.09m (11'8" x 10'1") -

Garage - 5.50 x 5.03 (18'0" x 16'6") - Integral double garage, with electric up and over door, shelving and light.

Gardens - The property is approached through a five bar wooden gate, with brick and flint wall onto Church Lane. The house has climbing wisteria, climbing hydrangeas and roses. There is a circular gravel drive around an area of lawn with a magnificent mature magnolia tree. There are a number of established trees and plants and an original well, housed in a timber structure, (blocked off) with tiled roof. The gravelled drive has wooden double doors leading to the rear garden and barn and a small picket fence with gate leads to rear garden.
The gardens to the rear have a south westerly aspect, where there is a York stone patio, surrounded by flower borders. There are established well stocked flower beds, with shrubs and colourful plants and a number of mature trees, including copper beech, chestnut, sycamore and laburnum. Brick and flint wall divides the garden and the parking area. There is an established vegetable garden with raspberry canes, red currants, gooseberries, rhubarb, runner beans and compost area. Outside tap.

Services - Main House - Mains water and electricity, oil central heating, septic tank drainage and Calor gas.

Local Authority South Oxfordshire
Council tax band: G
Amount payable 2016/17: £2658
EPC Rating: F

Detached Barn - This was converted in 2000, it is constructed of brick and flint, with wooden shiplap boarding under a tiled roof. There is an outside light and lead lighted windows.

Entertaining Room - 6.25 x 5.75 (20'6" x 18'10") - With solid welsh oak wood floor. Stairs to mezzanine bedroom, door to rear garden and opening to kitchen area.

Kitchen Area - 3.30m x 1.8m (10'9" x 5'10") - Stainless steel single drainer sink unit, with mixer tap. Working surfaces to side, with cupboards and drawers under, integrated fridge.

Bathroom - A white suite, with panel enclosed bath, mixer tap and shower attachment. Oval pedestal wash hand basin, with vanity mirror and strip light. Low level WC.

Bedroom 1 - 3.30m x 2.46m (10'10" x 8'1") - Double aspect.

Mezzanine Bedroom 2 - 3.38m x 2.84m (11'1" x 9'4") - Double aspect with Velux window. 2 storage cupboards in the eaves.

Services - Barn - Please note the Barn has its' own sceptic tank, with electricity and water supplied from the main property. Electric storage heaters.
EPC Rating: F

Viewings - Strictly by arrangement with the Sole Agents, on 01491 411 911,

Directions - Post code RG9 5JL

From Henley
Leave Henley passing the town hall on your right and going past Badgemore golf club. Continue past Grey's Court through Grey's Green with the cricket pitch on your right to Bolts Cross T junction. Turn left at the junction and after a 1/4 mile you come into Peppard Common, take the first left as you approach the Common into Church lane and Slaters Farm is on the right behind a brick and flint wall.

From Reading
Leave Caversham on the B481 turning left at the traffic lights by Queen Annes school. Continue on this road for some 6 miles and enter past the Herb Farm into Sonning Common, continue through the village and go down a steep hill with a bend at the bottom as you come up the other side turn right across Peppard Common and turn right at the end of the Common and Slaters Farm is the first house on the right.

Sales Disclaimer - IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Measurements and distances referred to are given as a guide only whilst descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise on such matters prior to purchase.

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30 September 2016


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