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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Road, Shiplake, RG9

Sold STC £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage (unlisted)
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Convenient for Shiplake station
  • Lovely gardens
  • Garage
  • EPC rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming period cottage in a quiet location with a lovely garden. Brook Cottage is rumoured to be one of the oldest properties in Shiplake. This charming, usefully unlisted, detached cottage has been owned by the same family for nearly 30 years and has good head height and is light and bright with many double aspect rooms. There is potential for extension to create a larger family home, subject to the usual consents. EPC rating E.
The cottage is a level walk from the platform of Shiplake Station making it extremely convenient for commuting to London. Brook Cottage is situated in sought-after Mill Road. The Thameside village of Shiplake has a range of local amenities including a village shop with a post office, butcher and two pubs. Shiplake railway station is in the heart of the village, giving mainline access via Twyford (8 mins) or Reading (18 mins) with a fast service to London, Paddington (from 29 mins) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from Twyford in 2018. The historic riverside town of Henley-on-Thames (2 miles) has superb facilities including a Waitrose, individual cafés and restaurants, a fine variety of shops and public houses and is home to the world famous Regatta. There is Broadband service to the village. The area is well served for schools, including Shiplake Primary, Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding with the Thames Path close by.

An old brick and tile path leads to the front door and storm porch. The large dining hall is double aspect with a door to the garden and stairs up to the first floor. The kitchen is at the back of the house and is fitted with a range of wall and floor cabinets. There is a larder with space for freezer and a recently fitted new gas boiler. There is a back lobby, a cloakroom and a cosy study. The main sitting room is a lovely room with windows overlooking the front and back gardens, a door to the terrace and there is an open fireplace.

Upstairs, there are three bedrooms; two generous doubles and a smaller third bedroom. The master has an en-suite bathroom and there is also a family bathroom.

From Mill Lane, the property has access over a gravelled drive to a single garage. A gate leads into the back garden which is mainly laid to lawn with trees and shrubs giving privacy and seclusion. There are some fine mature trees including cherry and a twisted hazel and a lavender-edged path leads to the paved terrace. A side gate leads round to the front garden which has wild geranium filled borders and an old wisteria which climbs up the mellow brick walls of the cottage.
South Oxfordshire District Council,
Council Tax Band: G
All main services connected. Gas fired central heating
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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2016


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