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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Querton, Goring on Thames

Sold STC £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A fine period semi-detached house
  • In premier residential road within easy reach of all village amenities
  • Excellent road and rail communications to London within the hour
  • Impressive appearance and with interesting period features
  • Property benefiting from significant restoration
  • Front Porch under clay tile roof with supporting sculpted timbers
  • Reception Hall with built-in cupboards and balustrade staircase up to first and second floors and two landings
  • Sitting Room with period fireplace
  • Dining Room
  • Spacious Family/Living Room with bespoke cupboards and book shelving

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

QUERTON - MANOR ROAD
GORING ON THAMES - OXFORDSHIRE



*Wallingford – 5 miles *Reading – 10 miles *Henley on Thames – 13 miles
*Oxford – 18 miles *Newbury – 13 miles *M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles
*M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 14 miles



Occupying a prime position in prestigious road just a short walk from the central village shops, station and river, a fine period semi-detached house dating from around 1896 reflecting the pre-eminent architectural style of the late Victorian era, with meticulously restored character accommodation arranged over 3 floors.



In premier residential road within easy reach of all village amenities
Excellent road and rail communications to London within the hour
Impressive appearance and with interesting period features
Property benefiting from significant restoration
Front Porch under clay tile roof with supporting sculpted timbers
Reception Hall with built-in cupboards and balustrade staircase up to first and second floors and two landings
Sitting Room with period fireplace
Dining Room
Spacious Family/Living Room with bespoke cupboards and book shelving
Kitchen/Breakfast Room custom designed and refitted
Utility Room with door to Cloakroom
4 Double Bedrooms on two floors all with wardrobes
Luxury Bathroom with separate shower
Attractive newly planted front garden with entrance drive and pedestrian gate
Wide pavior forecourt in front of double garage
Secluded and redesigned rear garden with circular lawn and wide terrace



LOCATION
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the scenic Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and the Berkshire Downlands as it flows from Oxford down to Reading, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an ‘A.O.N.B.’ In 2009 Goring was awarded the prestigious ‘Oxfordshire village of the Year’ and also the coveted best in ‘South of England’ title.


This stretch of the River, the longest between locks, is regarded as one of the most  beautiful and is forever associated with Kenneth Graham’s immortal book “Wind in the Willows” as well as Jerome K Jerome’s book, “Three Men in a Boat”, which actually mentions Streatley in its narrative.


The village boasts an excellent range of shops and facilities together with Olde Worlde pubs, a highly regarded Bistro/Café, choice of restaurants, Boutique hotel, Doctors and Dental surgeries and importantly a mainline station offering fast services up to London (Paddington).  There is also easy access for the major local towns, including Oxford, Reading and Newbury, the M4 and M40 motorways, and for Heathrow.


Recognised as a thriving community there are a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups to suit most people.


There is a highly rated Primary school and in the local area are a first class choice of both state and private schools with bus collections.


The central part of Goring is a ‘Conservation Area’ and has a wealth of interesting period properties many listed being of significant architectural and historical interest.


Streatley on Thames, on the Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust.  Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the luxury 4 star riverside hotel the Swan renowned for its fine cuisine and leisure and fitness facilities.



Manor Road has long been considered one of the best residential addresses in the village benefiting from being a cul de sac and its close proximity to the central village area and all local facilities.



PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
Querton is believed to date from around 1896 and has the typical late Victorian architectural appearance and detailing associated with this much loved building era.


The house has appealing red and blue coloured brick elevations with sash windows and brushed red brick soldier coursing over the top, under a pitched clay tile roof with decorative ridge tiling.  At the front is a wide gable having whitened rendering with exposed timbering and clay tile hanging above.


The property is thought to have acquired its name due to the association of a former occupant, Beryl de Querton, an actress from the 1930’s who at some time lived in the village.


In more recent years the property has been sympathetically restored and improved with considerable attention to detail and with great care taken to reinstate its original architectural integrity.


Features of the restoration and upgrading include:-


• New Shaker fitted Kitchen with ‘soft’ closure cupboards
• Fitting of authentic Victorian cast fireplace in the Sitting Room
• Solid panelled doors with brass  handles
• Rebuilding of original chimney stack and reopening of fireplace
• Refitted Cloakroom suite
• Oak herringbone parquet flooring laid in the hall
• Upgrading of central heating with new period style ribbed radiators
• Smooth plastered ceilings
• New garage door fitted with remote controls
• Front garden re-landscaped with new planting and new period tiled path laid up to the front porch


This is a property which must be viewed to appreciate its scope and quality as well as its excellent location being only a short walk from the central shops, station and river.



OUTSIDE
The property has a wide part-walled frontage to Manor Road with a period style black and white tiled pathway leading to the front porch, flanking a delightfully charming gravelled and circular hedged garden, with planting also including two specimen trees (Silver Birch and a Cherry).


On the opposite side in a wide pavior drive and forecourt with parking for two cars, in front of an attached brick double Garage which has a remote controlled door.


At the side of the garage is a tall pedestrian gate which opens onto an externally lit wide walkway leading to the rear garden.


At the rear is a secluded garden which has been attractively landscaped with architectural low seating and plinths and a tall water feature, around a large circular lawn. Paved paths extend around the sides together with a wide terrace ideal for ‘al-fresco’ dining.


Tucked away in a corner recess is a timber garden shed.



GENERAL INFORMATION
Services: All main services are connected, with central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler. 
 
Postcode: RG8 9ED


Energy Efficiency Rating: E/41


Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000



DIRECTIONS
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street. Opposite the Miller of Mansfield turn left again into Manor Road and on the left hand bend by the John Barleycorn Public House continue straight over into the continuation of Manor Road.  Immediately past the junction with Grange Close Querton is the next house on the right hand side.



VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.


 



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Added on Rightmove:
18 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Goring & Streatley (0.3 mi)
  • Pangbourne (3.2 mi)
  • Cholsey (3.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Goring & Streatley (0.3 mi)
  • Pangbourne (3.2 mi)
  • Cholsey (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warmingham & Co, Goring-on-Thames

4- 5 High Street Goring-on-Thames Reading RG8 9AT

01491 901010 Local call rate

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