Summary

Occupying an elevated setting within the sought-after hamlet of Witheridge Hill, a charming detached family home standing in grounds of approximately 1 acre set in an idyllic and secluded location

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • Set in a fabulous private setting with south facing landscaped mature gardens of approximately 1 acre

  • Individual detached family property with Planning Permission to extend (SODC Ref: P19/S3150hh) offering bright flexible accommodation

  • The ground floor offers spacious entrance hall, large modern well fitted kitchen/dining room with utility & boot room off, drawing room, study/family room, bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

  • On the first floor 4 bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes/storage space, 2 bathrooms

  • Handpost House is set central to its mature plot with two garages and stable and offers many individual features


Description

Handpost House is set in an idyllic, secluded and elevated position within the much sought-after hamlet of Witheridge Hill. This well-presented character detached family home has Planning Permission to provide a principal bedroom suite with an en suite bathroom on the first floor (SODC Ref: P19/S3150hh).
The property offers well-appointed family accommodation where the principal reception rooms are arranged off the spacious entrance hall. A fabulous south facing kitchen/dining room has raised views over the gardens to the woodlands beyond. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with bespoke white units with granite worktops, integrated appliances including double oven, hob and dishwasher. French doors open onto a substantial south facing paved terrace with steps down to the garden. The utility room is situated off the kitchen and has a door to the rear garden and side access. The elegantly presented light and airy south facing sitting room has a centrally positioned fireplace with windows to either side and French doors onto the terrace. The family room/bedroom has views onto the garden and is conveniently situated next to the ground floor shower room. At the end of the hall the stairs give access to a spacious landing and 3 double bedrooms. There are glorious views over the gardens, woodland and countryside beyond. (The granted Planning Permission will give access off the landing and provide a walk-through dressing room, bedroom and en suite bathroom). Outside Handpost House is approached via a private driveway bordered by mature trees and at the front of the property there is ample parking for several vehicles plus 2 Garages. The south facing rear gardens are a feature of the property laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by mature trees and hedges and there is a private wooded area to the eastern boundary giving complete privacy and seclusion. A large raised terrace adjoins the property and is a perfect place for entertaining and provides a delightful outlook over the gardens. There are several outbuildings with light & power including 2 stables (these could be converted to provide a home office or gym, subject to the necessary consents).

Location

Witheridge Hill is a pretty hamlet situated between the villages of Stoke Row and Nettlebed offering local amenities for day-to-day needs. The Rising Sun pub is situated on the village green at Witheridge Hill just a few minutes' walk away and there are other pubs/restaurants nearby including the Crooked Billet & The Cherry Tree- all within walking distance. The larger towns of Reading and Henley are within easy driving distance offering a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. Henley boasts a 3-screen cinema, theatre and several restaurants and is famous for The Henley Royal Regatta, Festival of Arts, Rewind Festival and Henley Literary Festival. There are a variety of schools and there is a bus pick up point at Nettlebed for some of these schools. The commuter is well provided for via the M4 & M40 giving access to London, Heathrow, West Country and Midlands and Henley Station has direct links with London Paddington (via Twyford) 55 mins.

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