Detached house for sale

Harpsden Bottom, Henley-on-Thames, RG9

Under Offer £2,495,000

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Tenure: Freehold

An early 20th Century 8 bedroom Country House set in approximately 22 acres of gardens with pasture and paddocks and a small area of woodland.

Harpsden Hill House

Entrance Hall, drawing room, reception room, dining room, snug, kitchen/breakfast room, study, cellar with boiler room. Master Bedroom with en suite, 7 further bedrooms, 2 additional bathrooms.  Large gardens, former tennis court, quadruple garage with 3 bedroom flat above, workshops and storage all set in approx. 22 acres.

Constructed in 1920 and available for the first time in more than 40 years, Harpsden Hill House is a wonderful Arts and Crafts style home with a symmetrical south facing façade of warm brick, classically styled extending eaves and mellow tile hung walls. With wonderful views to the south and west. The property now requires refurbishment but also offers the potential to create a substantial modern dwelling (subject to planning permission) in an elevated position and set in more than 22 acres of land accessed by a long tree lined private drive.

 

Harpsden Hill House is entered from the drive with the front door leading into the large entrance hall with herringbone parquet flooring and an open staircase rising to the first floor creating a light and spacious central core to the property. The drawing room has a stone fireplace and enjoys views over the south facing garden, as does the dining room which has a continuing herringbone parquet floor. A study located off the rear hall and a snug with French doors to a covered terrace offer a variety of options. 

 

The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room features a vintage Rayburn oven and a separate electric oven and hob, a walk-in larder, a range of built-in units and doors to the garden. The rear hall leads to the study, a secondary staircase to the first floor and a further door to the driveway and parking area.

 

First Floor: large central landing, master bedroom with en suite, 7 further bedrooms and two family bathrooms.  There is potential for far reaching views to be made from some improvements to the immediate landscape.

 

A range of workshops and storage joins the house to a large quadruple garage with a self contained 3 bedroom flat above.

 

Surrounded by large private gardens including a former grass tennis court with timber pavilion, a former vegetable garden and paddocks and pasture.

 


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06 August 2018

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  • Shiplake (2.2 mi)
  • Wargrave (2.9 mi)
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Simmons & Sons, Henley-on-Thames - Rural

32 Bell Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2BH

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Nearest stations

  • Henley-on-Thames (1.5 mi)
  • Shiplake (2.2 mi)
  • Wargrave (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Simmons & Sons, Henley-on-Thames - Rural

32 Bell Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2BH

01491 901044 Local call rate

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