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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Crowsley Road, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9

Guide Price £2,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet village location on private road
  • Sought after village with shop, post office and pub/restaurant
  • Walking distance to Shiplake station
  • Lovely riverside walks
  • Highly regarded primary school
  • Crossrail Reading 2019
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial family home in sought after location


The property is situated on a sought after residential road within the popular Thameside village of Shiplake.

Local amenities include a village shop/Post Office, butcher, garage and a pub/restaurant. All are in easy reach, as is Shiplake railway station giving mainline access via Twyford (8 mins) or Reading (18 mins) with a fast service to London, Paddington (from 25 mins) with Crossrail coming to Twyford and Reading in 2019.

Henley-on-Thames and Reading offer a more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities.

The area is well served for schools including the excellent Shiplake Primary School, Reading Blue Coat, Shiplake College, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne’s in Caversham, the Oratory at Woodcote.

The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding with the River Thames and Thames Path close by.


Chesterton House is a substantial family home which was built in 2010 to a high specification. It is a light and spacious house which is beautifully presented by the current owners who have lived there from new. The property has a traditional feel with brick elevations under a slate roof with modern features including underfloor heating and double glazing throughout. It is wired for sound with a Sonos speaker system in the kitchen, dining room, study and sitting room as well as the master bedroom and guest suite. It benefits from CAT 5 cabling and cabling for TV and telephone. The generous family accommodation is flexible, light and airy.

There is a study overlooking the front garden with a superb range of custom made bookshelves, desk and units for a home office facility. The large sitting room has an open fireplace with a stone surround housing a log effect gas burner and built in home cinema housing unit. This is open to a charming garden room with double doors opening to the garden terrace. Double doors open to the double aspect dining room which overlooks the rear garden and in turn opens to the kitchen/breakfast room.

This spacious kitchen is well equipped with a range of wall and floor units and integrated appliances including 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, gas hob with extractor over, combination microwave oven, coffee machine, drinks fridge and Samsung American style fridge/freezer. Double doors open from the dining area to the garden terrace. The utility room has a washing machine and drier and a door to the garden.

To the first floor the master bedroom has a dressing area with built-in cupboards and an en suite bathroom. The guest bedroom is also en suite with built-in wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms (one en suite) all with built-in wardrobes and a family bathroom. The loft space is boarded.

Chesterton House is accessed from the road via double solid wooden gates with an electronic video entry system. These open to a large paviour parking area to the front of the house and detached double garage with store room to one side. Next to the gates is a useful detached bin store with access to the garden and road. The front garden is landscaped and has areas of lawn and herbaceous borders. To the rear there are paved terraces, accessed from the kitchen and garden room, providing the perfect place to sit for al fresco dining and enjoying the peaceful setting. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with borders planted with mature hedging, shrubs and perennial plants. A mature willow features centrally and there is a summerhouse to one side. The garden is well screened and private.

Garden statuary is excluded from the sale.

Square Footage: 4,370 sq ft


From Henley-on-Thames follow the signs for Reading (A4155). At the Shiplake war memorial green, turn left to Lower Shiplake. Take the first right hand turn into Crowsley Road, continue past the gated private road signs and the gated entrance to Chesterton House is on the left after New Road. Post code RG9 3LE.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2018

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