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5 bed Semi-detached House


Northfield Avenue, Lower Shiplake, Henley-On-Thames


A 5 bedroom semi detached family house in this popular village within walking distance of the village shop and station.


Shiplake is a very popular Thames side village. Local amenities include a village shop/post office, butcher, garage and The Baskerville Arms, an award winning public house and restaurant. The railway station gives mainline access (via Twyford) in 8 minutes or Reading (18 minutes) with a fast service to London, Paddington (from 25 minutes). Henley-on-Thames, Marlow and Reading are all within easy reach and offer a more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities. The area is well served for schools, including Reading Blue Coat, Shiplake College, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham. Hawkhurst is also in the catchment area of Shiplake Primary school.There are boating activities on the River Thames, and Henley is world famous for the annual Henley Royal Regatta and hosts the Henley Festival of Music & Arts, Henley Literary Festival and regional farmers markets.There is golf at Henley and Huntercombe and racing at nearby Ascot, Windsor and Newbury. There are excellent walks beside the river and in the nearby Chiltern Hills.

The Property

Hawhurst is a semi detached Edwardian home constructed of brick under a tiled roof with upper rendered elevations. It was extended in 1998 to provide a large kitchen with a bow fronted family/dining area. The house has PVC double glazed windows. There is walnut flooring downstairs. The house has a pleasant flow to the accommodation with a square bay sitting room with log burner. A viewing is recommended as Lower Shiplake is a popular village, the house is on a no-through road and is within walking distance of the station, pub and village shop.

Entrance Porch

Entrance porch with outside light and part glazed front door to

Entrance Hall

With hardwood flooring, cupboard housing electric meter with coats hanging area and stairs to first floor, with understairs cupboard, shelf and light.


Low level WC, corner wash hand basin, with heated towel rail, tiled floor and part-tiled walls.

Sitting Room

4.39 x 3.96 (14'4 x 12'11 )

Square bay window with fitted bench seating, with storage cupboards under, recessed fireplace with inset wood burning stove, with over mantle and range of display shelves to either side. Dimmer switch

Family Room

4.55 x 3.46 (14'11 x 11'4 )

Square bay window with double doors to garden and recessed ceiling spotlights.


4.68 x 3.98 (15'4 x 13'0 )

Range of matching units with working surfaces, drawers and cupboards under and range of matching wall cupboards over. Inset five ring gas stove, with oven under, island unit with plumbing for washing machine. Waste disposal and water softener, 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, recessed ceiling spotlights, tiled floor with underfloor heating, space for fridge freezer and opening through to;

Dining Area

4.16 x 3.63 (13'7 x 11'10 )

WIth Velux window, ceiling spot lights, with views over the garden and double doors to garden and patio area.

First Floor Landing

Recessed ceiling spotlights and stairs to 2nd floor;

Master Bedroom

4.00 x 3.69 (13'1 x 12'1 )

Cupboards to one wall, and dimmer switch.

Bedroom 2

4.02 x 3.5 (13'2 x 11'5 )

With fireplace, built in cupboards to one wall and cupboards over and further cupboard housing seal copper hot water tank and fitted immersion heater.

Bedroom 5

2.7 x 2.28 (8'10 x 7'5 )

Family Bathroom

A white suite with wood panel enclosed bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with pumped overhead shower, heated towel rail, half wood panelled walls and tiled floor.

2nd Floor

Bedroom 3

4.47 x 3.38 (14'7 x 11'1 )

Cupboards to one wall, with access to large eaves storage space, Velux window.

Bedroom 4

3.59 x 2.62 (11'9 x 8'7 )

Access to loft

2nd Floor Bathroom

White suite with panelled enclosed bath, with mixer tap and shower attachment, basin set in vanity unit, low level WC, half tiled walls and tiled floor with underfloor heating.


The front garden is approached through a wooden 5 bar gate, with gravel parking area for 3 cars. Gravel path to side with wooden storage unit and door to rear garden.The rear garden measures approximately 80 ft in depth, where there is a newly laid patio, outside tap, light and steps down to lawn area, with flower borders to the perimeter, with spring bulbs and shrubs. The garden is fully enclosed by wooden larch lap fencing.


Services. mains gas,water drainage and electricityCouncil Tax: SODC Band F, £2,289Fixtures & Fittings:Please note the vanity unit with mirrored front in the main bathroom is not included in the sale.The oven may be available by separate negotiation.


Strictly by arrangement with Sole Agents Robinson Sherston on 01491 411 911,


RG9 3PBLeave Henley on the A4155 going straight over the Tesco roundabout. As you approach Lower Shiplake turn left onto Station Road by the war memorial and go down into the village. At the village shop turn immediately left into Northfield Avenue and Hawkhurst is a short way down on the right.

Sales Disclaimer

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Measurements and distances referred to are given as a guide only whilst descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise on such matters prior to purchase.
Agent Details

Robinson Sherston

Robinson Sherston

The Old Forge
16 Bell Street