Gravel Hill, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9
- Delightful period property in town centre location
- 3 double bedrooms, 1 en suite and separate shower room
- Private south facing courtyard garden
- Private parking
- Planning permission to extend
The Old Basketmakers Arms is a beautifully presented period cottage situated in the centre of Henley-on-Thames. The origins of the house date back to the 17th Century and more recently can be traced back to being a pub that was converted in the 1970's into a home that now offers flexible accommodation, off street parking a delightful private garden and has granted planning permission to extend. Throughout, the property has retained a wealth of original features that include exposed brickwork, oak timber frame and beams, wooden floors, fireplaces and latch & brace doors. Leading off the entrance hall is the sitting room with period featured beamed ceiling, wooden floor and fireplace with log burner set in. Accessed from the sitting room is the basement, which has been converted into a study, fitted with a desk and storage units. The kitchen has been thoughtfully fitted and provides a modern feel. There are a number of wall base units and drawers finished with a marble worktop. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster stove, Bosch dishwasher and wine fridge. The dining room is accessed off the kitchen and has lovely views over the delightful garden. There is an Inner Hall that you can also access the garden from and provides the stairs to the first floor, where there are three bedrooms including the principal suite with en suite shower room. The remaining two bedrooms are served by a shower room.
The Old Basketmakers Arms has two parking areas, one of which is immediately to the front of the cottage and the other is located off a private lane at the rear. The South facing garden is a delight, having been beautifully planted with an array of plants and flowers, there are patio areas that provide space for entertaining and alfresco dining.
Agents note: Planning permission (P19/S4505/LB) has been granted to create an open plan kitchen / breakfast / family room with bi fold doors onto the garden. Further information can be viewed on or in our office by appointment.
The property is situated in Henley-on-Thames town centre with all major amenities including a fine variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. More comprehensive facilities can be found in nearby Reading and Maidenhead. Henley railway station provides a link to the mainline railway stations in Reading and Twyford with a fast service to London, Paddington. The A404M is approximately 6 miles distant providing access to the M40 (J4) and the M4 (J8/9) for Heathrow and motorway network. There are excellent schools in the area and sporting facilities include golf at a number of local courses and boating on the River Thames.
Square Footage: 1,436 sq ft
On approaching Henley-on-Thames over the bridge, continue straight on into Hart Street. At the traffic lights proceed straight across and onto the Market Place. Continue straight past the Town Hall into Gravel Hill and the property can be found on the left.
Gravel Hill, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Henley-on-Thames Station0.4 miles
- Shiplake Station2.1 miles
- Wargrave Station3.0 miles
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