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Reading Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, RG9

Added on 03/10/2021
Ballards Estate Agents, Henley On Thames

Key features

  • An exceptional desirable modern family home presented with flexible accommodation and separate annexe
  • Entrance hall, 3 spacious reception rooms with fireplaces, a wonderful fully fitted kitchen with living/dining room off, study, sitting room, utility room and cloakroom
  • To the first-floor master bedroom with ensuite, 3 further double bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Features include, landscaped gardens, gas central heating, fully functional smart home and double glazing

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Holly Lodge Cottage provides a rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented modernised period family home with a host of high-quality features and a large, attractively landscaped garden only a few minutes’ walk from Shiplake train station, offering four bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a separate annexe having a further bathroom. The property includes many 'smart' home features including CAT V wiring, Philips Hue lighting, sensors, smart thermostats, Ring alarm system and home entertainment systems which can be controlled from a central console, smartphone app or smart assistant. You enter the property via a spacious entrance hall that leads into a beautiful open and light living space perfect for entertaining. The living space comprises a living room, kitchen and dining area with oak floors throughout, a wooden glazed lantern style roof and a decorative Victorian cast iron fireplace and an orangery with slate flooring, underfloor heating, a modern wood burning stove, a further large lantern-style glazed roof and floor to ceiling aluminium triple-fold doors giving access to the garden. The kitchen has bespoke Devol cabinets with twin Belfast style sink, a mixture of granite and wooden work tops a larder cupboard and central island. Premium integrated appliances include Siemens microwave and coffee machine, Bosch dishwasher and Fisher & Paykel stainless steel range style oven with extractor hood above and American style fridge/freezer. There is a large Utility room with tiled floor, stable door leading to the front of the property, dog shower, matching range of eye and base level units, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with pull out spray tap. The utility room leads to a downstairs cloakroom, which provides side access to the rear garden. The dual aspect drawing room has French doors leading out to the garden which provides beautiful views of the landscaped gardens, oak flooring, feature wood burner with wooden mantle and there is also a good size study with oak floor. A spacious first floor landing with Victorian cast iron fireplace leads to a dual aspect master bedroom with oak floor, built in wardrobes and en-suite wet room with large wall mounted shower head and further hand held shower, tiled floor, part tiled walls, vanity wash basin, low level w.c, window to side aspect with plantation shutter and illuminated mirrored wall cabinet. There are three further bedrooms and an impressive family bathroom/wet room with William Holland free-standing zinc bath, shower with large wall mounted shower head and further hand-held shower, vanity basin and toilet, tiled floor and radiator with heated towel rail, twin windows with plantation shutters to rear aspect. The annexe provides contemporary self-contained living space with a double bedroom and spectacular bathroom with a William Holland copper bath, hand basin and toilet and independently controlled underfloor heating to the bedroom and bathroom areas. The annexe is accessed via a stable door and triple hardwood doors lead onto a small patio to the rear.
The gardens are mature and beautifully landscaped with a large lawn, multiple borders and many mature specimen trees. A high quality traditional shed acts as an additional entertaining space, while two further sheds in an area of the garden screened by trees provide useful practical space.


Holly Lodge is set down a private road situated on a secluded private plot but just a short walk from the centre of the village. Shiplake has a thriving community spirit and has a variety of amenities to include a village shop/post office, garage and delightful public house/restaurant. Shiplake railway station gives Main Line access (via Twyford) 8 minutes or (Reading) 18 minutes with a fast service to London Paddington (from 25 minutes). Henley on Thames, Marlow and Reading towns are all within easy access providing a comprehensive range of shopping schooling and recreational facilities. The area is well served for schools including Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coats, The Abbey School for girls and Queen Anne’s in Caversham.The nearby River Thames and countryside offers extensive walking facilities and river pursuits. A walk along the tow path from Shiplake gives access to Henley on Thames.

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Reading Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, RG9


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Shiplake Station0.4 miles
  • Wargrave Station1.0 miles
  • Henley-on-Thames Station1.7 miles
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Ballards Estate Agents, Henley On Thames

30 Hart Street Henley-On-Thames RG9 2AU


Ballards Estate Agents has been established for over thirty years, specialising in the sale of residential property, residential lettings and commercial acquisitions in Henley on Thames, Marlow, Twyford and surrounding areas. Our combination of professional expertise, experience and a detailed knowledge of the local market place ensures a high level of client service and our office network ensures maximum coverage for your property.

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