5 bedroom character property for sale

RG9

Offers in Region of £1,295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached house
  • Five bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Cellar
  • Good Size plot
  • Large double garage
  • Outbuildings
  • Overlooking the common

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Old Peppard Farmhouse is Grade II listed detached farmhouse, believed to date back to 1698 and having been extended at various times throughout its history to create a sizeable family home.

The property is situated in the much sought after village of Peppard Common, which has a great community and village amenities including a very popular village school.

The accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers well proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights and still retains many period features including fireplaces, timber floors, high skirting boards, latch doors and exposed timber beams.

The entrance porch and front door leads in to the entrance hall, with exposed timber floor, a staircase up to the first floor and a door to steps down to a very useful dry cellar with a window. The inner hall forms a quiet study area.

The sitting room has a dual aspect with sash windows and working timber shutters, timber flooring and a brick inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The dining/music room also has a dual aspect and a brick fireplace and hearth with timber beam over.

The spacious farmhouse kitchen features a range of hand crafted timber cupboards with integrated larder fridge, an exposed brick chimney breast housing an oil fired AGA, a Belfast sink and quarry tiled floor. Doors lead to the rear lobby housing an upright freezer and a door to the parking area and to the rear of the property is a handy boot room.

The downstairs cloakroom has a white suite, exposed brick wall with timber beams and quarry tiled floor.

The study has a dual aspect, exposed timber floor and built in storage cupboards.

To the first floor there are two large double bedrooms each with a dual aspect. Bedroom 1 has an exposed timber floor, Bedroom 2 has scope to build an en-suite, subject to obtaining consent. The family bathroom has a white suite and a cupboard housing the hot water tank. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect and an en-suite shower room with w.c and basin.

To the second floor there are two further bedrooms.

Outside
The property sits in a good size plot with gardens to all four sides of the house. To the front of the property there is a brick and flint wall. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and has mature shrub borders, a paved patio, ideal for outdoor dining, a vegetable plot and a granary barn.

To the left hand side of the house a five bar gate opens to provide off road parking for several cars and access to the detached double garage. A door leads in to the utility room. There is a gardener's w.c.

To the right hand side there is a path to the front door and steps down to attractive ornamental garden.

Living in Peppard Common

Peppard Common is situated on the southern edge of the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, approximately 3.5 miles west of Henley on Thames. The village has a cluster of houses that face the common and properties in Church Lane, which leads to All Saints parish church.

There are many activities on the door step such as walking, riding and cycling in the area's famous Beech woods, there is an established lawn tennis club in Peppard, as well as a 36 hole golf club and a junior boys & girls football club at Rotherfield United.


The centre of the community is the common itself which hosts, seasonal parties and village activities. The friendly local pub is The Red Lion, which has a super beer garden.. There are several notable eateries within a couple of miles of Peppard Common including The Crooked Billet at Stoke Row, Orwells at Shiplake Cross as well as Anthony Worrall Thompson's gastro pub, The Greyhound, in Rotherfield Peppard. Henley is famous for its annual Royal Regatta, which brings visitors from over the world. It has is a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants a cinema and the Kenton Theatre which is 200 years old.


Reading is a large town approx. 4.5 miles away offering excellent shopping at the Oracle Shopping Centre with several department stores and well known high street shops. Recreational facilities include Madejski Stadium home of Reading Football Club and London Irish Rugby Club with horse racing available at Ascot, Newbury and Windsor. London is approx. 27 mins by rail from Reading mainline station to London Paddington (CrossRail in 2019) with fast trains currently every 8 minutes. Heathrow International Airport is approx. 50 mins by road via the M4 motorway.


Schools
Access to good schools is often high on the agenda when deciding on a location to live and this elegant family home could not be any better placed. Peppard Primary School is a few hundred meters away. Reading School (4.5 miles), Reading Blue Coat (6.5 miles), Shiplake College (4.5 miles), Moulsford Prep (10 miles)The Oratory Woodcote (4 miles) all within easy reach. For the girls Queen Anne's (4 miles), Cranford House (10 miles) St Josephs Convent, Kendrick and The Abbey School are all 6miles away. Buses to the Abingdon schools also stop on the common.

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Nearest stations

  • Henley-on-Thames (3.4 mi)
  • Shiplake (4.3 mi)
  • Tilehurst (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames

Delegate House Hart Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2AL

01491 901051 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames

Delegate House Hart Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2AL

01491 901051 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Henley-on-Thames (3.4 mi)
  • Shiplake (4.3 mi)
  • Tilehurst (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames

Delegate House Hart Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2AL

01491 901051 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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