Summary

A individual 5 bedroom, detached house built just after the second world war and later extended, occupying a lovely elevated position with gardens extending to in excess of 3 acres enjoy a westerly aspect and high degree of privacy leading down to the Hennerton backwater.

  • 5 Bedrooms


Description

Originally built in 1948 and then extended we believe in the early 1980’s, this individual detached house is being marketed for the first time in over 35 years.   The property offers flexible accommodation arranged over two floors with a useful guest suite/annexe on the ground floor with its own kitchen and en-suite bathroom. Set on an elevated terrace with sloping lawns leading down to the Hennerton Back Water, offering views over the grounds, water and the countryside beyond.
Internally the property offers the new owner the opportunity to add their own stamp on the property or alternatively apply for permission to redevelop a brand-new property to take advantage of the opportunities the site offers.

Services:
Mains connected electric and water, oil fired heating and private drainage

Energy Performance Certificate
Epc Band : G ( 17 )

Location

Situated between the historic market town of Henley on Thames and Wargrave village, this attractive site offers direct access to the pretty, Hennerton back water which leads out to the River Thames a short distance up from the property. Henley town centre offers a superb range of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes, as well as a three screen cinema and a theatre. Wargrave village has a number of local shops including post office and chemist, doctors surgery plus 3 public houses including the highly regarded George and Dragon which overlooks the Thames. It also has infant, junior and a secondary school with sixth form and a station on the Twyford to Henley branch line. Twyford village centre is just about 3 miles distance offering a variety of shops and amenities including an excellent Waitrose supermarket and its mainline train station offers regular fast services to London Paddington, Reading and a branch line to Henley on Thames via Wargrave and Shiplake. Crossrail services to and across London are scheduled to commence in 2019. The larger town of Reading is approximately 8 miles and offers a superb selection of shops and entertainment facilities as well as being home to a number of international corporations situated on several business parks located in and around the town. Local schools in the area in addition to the schools in Wargrave, include Rupert House and St Mary’s in Henley, Reading Bluecoat in Sonning, Shiplake Cottage, Queen Anne’s in Caversham, The Dolphin in Hurst and a number of highly regarded schools in Reading.

Directions

From our office in Twyford, head north on the Wargrave road and on reaching the roundabout with the A4 take the second exit towards Wargrave and Henley on Thames. Continue into the village and straight across at the central traffic lights. Follow the road out of the village for about 1½ miles and just after Kenton’s Lane (on your right) the road will dip and as you rise up again the entrance to the property is on the left.

If approaching from Henley, come over Conway's bridge (single file bridge controlled by traffic lights. Follow the road for about ¼ of a mile and the property is on your right.

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