3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale8 Millers Close, Goring on Thames
Sold by Us £485,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 2 Receptions
8 MILLERS CLOSE
GORING ON THAMES – OXFORDSHIRE
* Goring & Streatley Station (London Paddington within the hour) – 5 mins walk
* Reading (London, Paddington 27 minutes) – 11 miles
* M4 (J 12 ) – 11 miles
* M40 (J6) – 14 miles
* Henley on Thames – 12 miles
*Oxford – 19 miles
*Wallingford– 4.5 miles
Enjoying a relaxing ambience and outlook privately nestling in the heart of the ‘Conservation Area’ within this delightful picturesque Thames-side village, the setting is simply delightful, situated in professionally landscaped gardens and grounds overlooking a small private green to the front and the Wessex Downs to the side, with additionally seasonal views afforded of The River Thames, yet within but a few minutes walk of the highly revered village primary school, central High Street shops, River Thames, and mainline railway station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.
Incorporating Georgian style architectural features, the property is quite stunning, with great attention to detail being evident, the entire property has much in it to enthuse over, and yields a very real tasteful quality, wholly apparent on viewing. Affording spacious and well-appointed traditional yet contemporary accommodation of approximately 936 sq ft, with stylish fixtures and fittings, the property benefits from having just been refurbished and modernised throughout to a high specification, displaying in an impressive and contemporary form, complementary to the property’s origins.
Incorporating numerous attractive features throughout in a simply delightful setting, early viewing is advised.
• Sought after residential area within walking distance of the village centre, mainline railway station and scenic Riverside
• Excellent road and rail communications
• Award winning Thames-side village
• Elevated corner position affording dramatic far reaching views
• Appealing architectural design with Georgian style features
• Period columned entrance & portico approached by railed steps
• Reception Hall
• Sitting Room with fireplace
• Dining Room
• 3 Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Professionally landscaped lawned rear garden with patio terrace affording far reaching views
• Timber store shed
• Brick & timber cladded Garage / Workshop of approximately 127 sq ft
• In all approximately 1,063 sq ft
Goring on Thames lies serenely in the beautiful Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills in Oxfordshire and the Berkshire Downlands opposite above the village of Streatley, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an ‘AONB’.
In 2010 Goring was awarded the prestigious “Oxfordshire Village of the Year” and also the coveted “South of England” title. Local amenities include a super primary school, an excellent range of interesting shops, a bank, restaurants and riverside café, boutique hotel, two olde worlde inns, health centre, veterinary practice, dentist, library, and importantly a mainline railway station providing fast commuter services up to London (Paddington) in well under the hour. In addition to outstanding local secondary schooling such as Langtree School, the area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of private schooling, of particular note; The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Cranford House, The Manor, Moulsford Preparatory, Abingdon Boys and The School of St Helen & Katharine.
The central village ‘Conservation Area’ has a wealth of architecturally interesting properties, many listed and dating from around the 16th Century. Historically Goring traces back to Saxon times.
Streatley on Thames, on the Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust. Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the luxury 4 star riverside hotel the Swan renowned for its fine cuisine and leisure and fitness facilities.
Cleeve Road, which lies within the central ‘Conservation Area’ of the village, leads directly off the High Street with the tree lined Gardiner recreation ground on one side and comprises a variety of mainly individual properties, many dating from the classic Victorian and Edwardian eras reflecting the growth and grandeur of the village during this period of time.
Millers Close is a small cul-de-sac of terraced and semi detached houses ‘mew’s style Cottages designed and built in approximately 1964, incorporating classical Georgian architectural features including casement windows with wide prominent front bays, low brick parapet walls around pitched tile roofs and impressive columned entrances porticos. The houses have mellow brick elevations under tiled roofs and are mainly arranged around an attractive central lawned Green, which has a variety of mature shrubs and trees, providing a delightful setting.
8 Millers Close occupies a commanding yet private and scenic location in the quiet heart of the village, overlooking a small private green to the front and the Wessex Downs to the side, with seasonal views additionally afforded of The River Thames. Enjoying a relaxing ambience, the setting is simply delightful, with the property enjoying professionally landscaped gardens and grounds, yet within but a few minutes walk of the extensive array of High Street shops, River Thames, and the mainline railway station which provides direct access to London Paddington in well under the hour.
The property has a period style appearance with Georgian architectural features being evident, notably with a columned entrance portico, casement windows and a low parapet brick wall around the roof. Quite stunning, this attractive and charming 3 bedroom home benefits greatly from having just been refurbished and modernised throughout to a delightfully high standard.
Tastefully presented, careful planning and attention has been provided affording modern open plan living with that of a rather more traditional nature, whilst additionally embracing outside living to the inside, providing for an ‘Al Fresco’ lifestyle. Great care has been taken to provide stylish fixtures and fittings throughout the property also, which yield both a traditional yet contemporary nature, as with the well-apportioned accommodation.
Early inspection of this attractive property is highly recommended so as to appreciate its many attractive attributes and delightful private setting, which will be wholly apparent upon viewing.
Quietly tucked away at the bottom left hand corner of the Close, the property sits elevated with a pretty timber fronted raised flower bed off to one side and to the other, steps leading up to the entrance to the property with ornate wrought iron railings flanking the steps and a period columned portico to the timber and glazed front door.
A tall timber side gate provides access to the rear garden, running along the side of the timber boarded brick built garage / workshop. The garage / workshop benefits from having light and power and has an up and over vehicular entrance door to the front, whilst to the rear there is a pedestrian door leading out to the lawned garden.
At the rear of the property, the delightfully attractive professionally landscaped rear garden enjoys a Southerly aspect, and is surrounded on three sides by tall timber panelled fencing. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with various specimen trees, whilst off to one corner a useful paved terrace area provides space for outside storage, and currently has a timber shed to one end.
Timber boarded steps lead up to the main elevated patio terrace, ideal for ‘Al Fresco’ dining being approached directly off the kitchen and dining room. From the patio terrace glorious far reaching views are afforded of the Wessex Downs in the distance, and with seasonal views additionally afforded of The River Thames.
Delightfully attractive, the gardens and far reaching views from the grounds must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Council Tax: D
Postcode: RG8 9BS
Energy Efficiency Rating: C / 73
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000
From our offices in the centre of Goring, turn right and proceed up the High Street where immediately past the shops turn left into Cleeve Road. Continue straight over at the junction with Glebe Ride and the entrance into Millers Close will be found further along on the left hand side. No.8 is at the bottom of the Close, quietly tucked away in the left hand corner.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co Estate Agents & Valuers.
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