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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Assendon, Henley-On-Thames, RG9

Guide Price £1,650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Self-contained 1 bed annexe
  • Swimming pool and gypsy caravan
  • Gardens and Paddocks, 4.5 acres
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

On the market for the first time in 47 years, an architect designed property, set in 4.5 acres of gardens and paddocks. Chiltern House was architect designed and built in 1969 for the current owners. The property was built on rising ground to take advantage of views over the fields and across the Stonor Valley. Light and bright, the property has been a well-loved family home and would benefit from some modernisation. EPC Rating D.
Lower Assendon is a sought-after hamlet in the Stonor Valley, just 1.5 miles from Henley-on-Thames. This has comprehensive leisure and shopping facilities including a Waitrose, cafés and specialist shops. Henley and Reading railway stations have good services to London, Paddington (from 45 mins and 29 mins respectively) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2018. The area is well served for schools, both state and private, including Rupert House in Henley, The Oratory, Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne's in Caversham, Pangbourne College, Moulsford and Cranford House Preps all easily accessible. Connection to the M4 via junction 8/9 is 7 miles away with Heathrow about 25 miles distant. There are miles of riding and walking with footpaths and bridleways in the glorious surrounding countryside within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
From the entrance porch, the front door leads into the dining hall with polished wood flooring, study area, doors to the garden and steps down to the sitting room. This is a lovely light double aspect room with an open fireplace, a wood lined vaulted ceiling, wooden floor and door to the garden and York stone terraces. There is a small kitchenette and a bigger kitchen/breakfast room for the family. Off this is the family room with doors to the garden, a sun room in need of some repair and the studio gallery with 17ft high ceiling, used to display the owner’s art collection. Steps lead up to the first floor with a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room and 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate wc.

There is also a self contained Annexe with bedroom, sitting room,
kitchen and shower room.
Annexe with one bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, sitting room.
The gardens and grounds of Chiltern House are filled with mature trees and shrubs, giving privacy and seclusion. Partly walled, they lead down to a large area of level lawn, a swimming pool and a gypsy caravan with power and light. There is a spacious timber outbuilding/garage and a second driveway. Through a gate in the wall is the stable block of two loose boxes and feed store and a 5-bar gate to the Assendon road. The paddocks are currently divided in two and the whole amounts to 4.464 acres.
Mains electricity, gas and water. Private drainage.

Local Authority
South Oxfordshire District Council,

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2016

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