4 bedroom detached house for saleUpper Bolney Road, Harpsden, Henley-On-Thames, RG9
Sold STC £1,395,000
- An opportunity to renovate or re-develop, subject to planning
- Four bedrooms; master and guest with en-suite
- Four reception rooms; Reception hall with two way fireplace
- 33'6 x 30'1 outbuilding; two further outbuildings
- Grounds of approximately 0.846 acres
- 1st floor studio room; Double garage
A rare opportunity now exists to acquire Ash Farm which is found along a private no-through road on the outskirts of the much sought after village of Harpsden. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with delightful views across paddocks and open countryside, the property is set in grounds of approximately 0.846 acres and incorporates a number of useful former farm outbuildings. The property was originally built in the 1930s and over the years has had various extensions that today provide Ash Farm with some 3068 sq. ft. of accommodation.
Living Room 7.33 (24'1) x 3.37 (11'1)
Dining Room 5.71 (18'9) x 2.77 (9'1)
Family Room 3.45 (11'4) x 3.35 (11'0)
Kitchen 3.76 (12'4) x 3.34 (10'11)
Office 3.36 (11'0) x 3.10 (10'2)
Utility Room 4.75 (15'7) x 2.31 (7'7)
Conservatory 5'19 (17'0) x 3.78 (12'5)
Garage 6.86 (22'6) x 6.01 (19'9)
Bedroom 4.03 (13'3) x 3.50 (11'6)
Bedroom 4.11 (13'6) x 3.64 (11'11)
Bedroom 4.16 (13'8) x 3.99 (13'1)
Bedroom 3.78 (12'5) x 3.82 (12'6)
Studio 6.66 (21'10) x 5.91 (19'5)
The current vendors obtained planning consent in 2014 for alterations and extensions to dwelling including raising link roof, conversion of garage to habitable accommodation, new dormer windows and roof lights, alterations to the roof and single storey extension. Demolition and replacement of existing outbuilding and erection of new carport with log store to the western side of the house. For further details please use the following link to South Oxfordshires Planning Register: http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/ccm/support/Main.jsp?MODULE=ApplicationDetails&REF=P14/S1309/HH
The gardens are a particular feature of Ash Farm and extend to 0.846 acres, much of which has been planted by the current owners. The property stands back from the private lane where to the front there is a sweeping in and out gravel driveway. To the front and sides there is an area of lawn as well as mature mixed flower beds and borders. The main garden to the rear of the property has a good open expanse of grass and to the side there are more mature flower beds and herbaceous borders and trees. There are a number of old farm buildings that could be converted and used as additional garaging and or home office.
Ash Farm enjoys a wonderful position on the edge of Harpsden which is considered one of Henleys principal residential locations. Harpsden golf course is close by together with several others within the general area and the surrounding countryside provides lovely walks and rides. Henley town centre is approximately 2 miles providing a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, cinema, theatre and recreational facilities including boating on the River Thames. There are excellent schools within Henley and the general area, both state and independent, notably Rupert House, Shiplake College, Queen Annes in Caversham and The Oratory. Henley Station provides regular services to Reading, via Twyford, to London Paddington (Inter-City services approx. 25 minutes). More extensive shopping and facilities can be found at Reading, approximately 7 miles, where Crossrail will be in 2019 and Oxford approx 26 miles. The M4 and M40 Motorways are within a 10 mile radius providing access to London, Heathrow Airport, the M25 interchange and the West Country.
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council. Tel: 01491 823000
Services: Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
From central Henley continue towards the river and turn right at the traffic lights before the bridge into Thames-side. Follow the road round by the river and on to the junction with the Reading Road. At the traffic lights turn left on to the Reading Road and at the Three Horseshoes Pub, fork right into Harpsden Road which leads into Harpsden Way. Continue down the hill and bear right at the bottom past Harpsden Church and immediately left into Woodlands Road. Continue for approximately three-quarters of a mile turn right on to Upper Bolney Road and the entrance to Ash Farm will be found on the left hand side.
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