3 bedroom detached house for saleMaidensgrove, Henley-on-Thames, RG9
Guide Price £950,000
- Peaceful location overlooking fields
- Potential to extend (subject to consents)
- Light and airy accommodation
- Double garage
- Lovely, mature gardens
- EPC rating F.
An unspoilt family house in a beautiful location with views and lovely gardens. Sitting in mature gardens in a private lane, the Cottage has been a well-loved family home and offers considerable scope for extension (stp). 3 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, sitting room, dining room, family room/ 4th bedroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room. Double garage. Garden with summer house. EPC rating F.
Maidensgrove is a small and very pretty hamlet in the Chiltern Hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Approached from the Stonor Valley via a narrow winding lane, it is home to the well-regarded Five Horseshoes pub and restaurant. Just a short stroll from Chestnut Cottage, is the extraordinary Maidensgrove Common which has over 400 acres of grassland criss-crossed with footpaths and bridleways. Henley-on-Thames (5 miles) has comprehensive facilities including a Waitrose, cafés, restaurants and specialist shops. Commuting is excellent with Junction 5 of the M40 about 8 miles distant connecting to the M4 and M25 motorway network. Henley Station has a good service to London, Paddington (from 45 mins) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2018. London, Heathrow Airport is just 35 miles distant. The area is well served for schools and is within the catchment for Nettlebed Primary (OFSTED Outstanding) and Trinity in Henley. It is commutable to The Oratory at Woodcote, Moulsford and Cranford House Prep Schools, Shiplake College, Sir William Borlase's Grammar School in Marlow. There are miles of walking and riding in the surrounding countryside.
From the part-glazed porch with storage seats and boot storage, an Oak front door leads to the hallway. To one side is the dining room with brick fireplace and there are steps down to the main sitting room. This is a lovely bright, double aspect room with views across the back garden and large sliding doors to the paved terrace and front garden. There is also a spacious double aspect family room with a brick fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is well-appointed with a range of wall and floor cabinets, dishwasher and cooker and views over the back garden and fields. There is plenty of room for a farmhouse table for family dining. The utility/boot room has plumbing for a washing machine, a range of storage cupboards and a back door to the garden. There is also a downstairs cloakroom with shower cubicle.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, most with fitted wardrobes and all with views across the fields. There is a recently refitted family bathroom with airing cupboard.
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From the lane, the gravel drive leads to the detached double garage. A path leads to the front door and the lovely, mature garden. This has been beautifully planted with a wide range of cottage garden perennials and has flower borders filled with Roses, Rhododendrons and Fuchsias. Hedges and shrubs provide privacy and seclusion and there are some fine trees including a Beech and Silver Birch. There is a charming pond filled with marginal plants and Flag Irises, to one side is a garden shed and a path leads round to the rear garden and a useful greenhouse. The rear garden is post and rail fenced and is laid mainly to lawn. At the top of the garden is a timber Summer House with decking from which to enjoy the lovely views across the fields and the evening sun.
LOCAL AUTHORITY and SERVICES
Mains water and electricity connected. Electric storage heaters. Private drainage.
South Oxfordshire District Council, www.southoxon.gov.uk.
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