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Benhams Lodge, Benhams Lane, Fawley, RG9 6JG

£1,200,000
Added on 20/10/2020
Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
x2
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Luxurious cottage in a quiet village location
  • Triple aspect sitting room with ornamental fireplace
  • Triple aspect dining room with feature bow window
  • Fitted kitchen with granite work-surfaces and inset sink
  • Double-glazed conservatory with ceramic tiled floor
  • Principal bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes along with en suite
  • Dual aspect guest bedroom with en suite shower room
  • Five bar gate access leading to secure parking for several cars
  • Generous lawned garden with patio terrace for outside dining
  • No onward chain

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated on the edge of the highly sought-after village of Fawley, Benhams Lodge is an immaculate former lodge cottage to a notable country house estate called Benhams. A particular feature of this home is the mature gardens and potential to extend the property subject to permissions.

A classic pillared covered entrance porch with a part-glazed front door opens into the entrance hall. The cloakroom has a white suite comprising wash hand basin and w.c.

The triple aspect sitting room offers light and space with an ornamental fireplace with an ornate 'Hallidays' hand-carved fire surround with marble slips and hearth.

The dining room also has a triple aspect with a feature bow window overlooking the front garden. There is an ornamental fireplace with marble hearth.

The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of white wall and base units with contrasting black granite work-surfaces over with inset sink unit. There is a fitted electric double oven and integrated appliances including a fridge & freezer and a dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor and recessed spotlights.

Doors open into the adjoining conservatory with ceramic tiled floor and further glazed double doors to outside.

To the first floor, there are 2 double bedrooms.

The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a generous en suite bathroom opulently finished with marble walls vanity basin with cupboard under, a free-standing bath and a w.c.

The dual aspect guest bedroom has an en suite shower room comprising a walk-in shower, wash hand basin and w.c.

Outside
Benhams Lodge is approached through a five-bar gate providing access to the ample parking area with space for several cars, a detached garage and shed.

Through the gate into the formal gardens, there is a generous lawned garden with mature shrub borders and specimen trees. A paved path leads to the front door and an extensive patio terrace.

A wrought iron gate provides access to the rear of the property, which is currently open to the Benhams estate, with fabulous views over parkland with woods beyond.

To the front of the property there is a lawn with mature hedging and a gate leading out to Benhams Lane.

Living in Fawley
Fawley is a delightful rural hamlet superbly located high in the Chiltern Hills AONB, and is approximately 2.5 miles from Henley and 7.5 miles from Marlow. Both riverside towns have excellent local amenities and recreational facilities.

The village has a parish church, a Montessori, an OFSTED 'Outstanding' rated nursery school, several excellent country pubs within a few miles of the property, a number of private vineyards, proximity to Stonor Park with its full calendar of shows, exhibitions and country park. The area has numerous public footpaths throughout.

Both Henley and Marlow have regular GWR train services that connect to the main train line from the West into London Paddington, and to Crossrail (2020).

The M4 and M40 motorways are easily accessible.
Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 - 14 miles
Wycombe M40 Junction 4 - 10 miles
London Heathrow - 28 miles
London - approx. 40 miles
Oxford - approx. 24 miles
 
Schools
Benhams Well is conveniently placed for good schools. Although the postal address is Henley, the property sits in Buckinghamshire and therefore has access to the grammar school system. The property is in the catchment for Sir William Borlase's grammar school in Marlow. It is easy to travel to Rupert House School and St Mary's School in Henley, Shiplake College, The Oratory and there are buses to the Reading and Abingdon schools.

Leisure
The Pub in the Park festival takes place in Marlow in May. The world famous Henley Royal Regatta takes place in July. The Henley Festival of Arts follows the regatta. The Rewind Festival takes place by the river by Temple Island in August. Mooring and Marina facilities can be found at Hambleden Marina. There are local golf clubs at Harleyford and Henley.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Wycombe District Council

Services: Mains water, electricity, oil central heating, private drainage

Fibre high speed broadband installation for both private and business in 2020

Energy Performance Certificates

EPC

Benhams Lodge, Benhams Lane, Fawley, RG9 6JG

NEAREST STATIONS

Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Henley-on-Thames Station2.6 miles
  • Shiplake Station4.3 miles
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Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames

Philip Booth Esq Chiltern House 45 Station Road Henley-on-Thames Oxon RG9 1AT

Philip Booth Esq, Henley on Thames

Philip Booth Esq is an independent estate agents based in Henley-on-Thames, providing a personal service to vendors who are selling all types of residential property in South Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.

The owner of the estate agency is Phil Booth, who has been an estate agent for 32 years and is a well-known face around the Henley area, having grown up in the town, attending Gillotts School and The Henley College.

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