WILLOWPOOL - 21 ORCHARD COOMBE
WHITCHURCH HILL - OXFORDSHIRE
Pangbourne on Thames 2 miles (London Paddington within the hour) Reading 10 miles (London Paddington 27 minutes) M4 (Junction 12) 10 miles Henley on Thames 11 miles Newbury 15 miles Oxford 17 miles (Distances and times approximate)
Occupying an advantageous position in this popular hilltop village located in the heart of the beautiful rolling Chilterns being close driving distance to extensive amenities, schooling, and mainline railway station providing direct access to London Paddington in under the hour.
A detached 4 bed house of impressive proportions with potential to extend if required (subject to relevant permissions), set in a magnificent plot of over half an acre, with lawned South-West facing rear gardens, private gravelled driveway and detached double garage.
Large Reception Hall
Sitting Room with fireplace
2 Ground Floor Bedrooms
2 Further Double Bedrooms
2nd Family Bathroom
Private gravelled Driveway
Delightful Mature Gardens & Grounds of approximately 0.591 Acres
Whitchurch Hill is a quiet, hilltop village lying some 450' above sea level on the edge of the Chilterns Escarpment close to the Thames Valley, approximately 2 miles from Pangbourne on Thames with surrounding countryside designated an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
Traditionally timbered and thatched cottages overlook the village green and parish church of St Johns and there are many other period properties reflecting the differing architectural styles through the ages, which essentially form the character and history of this unspoilt rural community historically based on agriculture and farming.
At the bottom of the hill is the separate village of Whitchurch on Thames lying opposite to the village of Pangbourne on the Berkshire side of the river. Pangbourne offers excellent shopping facilities as well as a wide range of amenities including a mainline railway station which has excellent commuter services to Reading and up to London (Paddington) in under the hour. There is a regular daily bus service to Reading via Pangbourne from Woodcote with good road communications, particularly for Reading and the M4 motorway.
The area is well served by both state and public schools with notably Whitchurch Primary School which boasts excellent Ofsted reports, and with the Oratory Prep and Secondary Schools located nearby.
Nearby is the picturesque village of Goring on Thames which has a good range of shops and amenities together with restaurants, Boutique Hotel, Olde Worlde Inns. Both Goring and Pangbourne have mainline Stations (Paddington 49 minutes).
Situated within a quiet road in this popular hilltop village located in the heart of the beautiful rolling Chilterns countryside just a short walking distance of an extensive network of beautiful walks and being close driving distance to amenities, schooling, and a mainline railway station providing direct access to London Paddington in under the hour.
A spacious detached family home built in the 1970's, displaying well-appointed and flexibly arranged accommodation. To the ground floor the large central reception hall leads off to the double aspect Sitting Room with fireplace and patio doors onto the terrace, Dining Room and Kitchen also overlooking the gardens, Cloakroom, Family Bathroom and two ground floor Bedrooms. To the first floor are a further two Double Bedrooms, and additional family Bathroom. The house is presented in good order, whilst affording obvious scope for modernisation and enlargement subject to relevant permissions, to take advantage of the stunning plot.
The property has an excellent corner position in Orchard Coombe, set well back in its impressive plot of approximately 0.591 Acres. The front garden is neatly lawned, interspersed with mature trees and shrubs affording privacy, with a gravelled driveway providing ample parking space for numerous vehicles leading to the double garage located off to one side of the house.
To the rear is a vast family garden, beautifully mature and mainly laid to lawn, enjoying a private and sheltered south westerly aspect. Approached off the Sitting Room is a paved terrace ideal for ‘al-fresco' dining and entertaining.
Services: All main services are connected to the property. Central heating and domestic hot water from gas fired boiler.
Council Tax: F
Postcode: RG8 7QL
Energy Efficiency Rating: E / 47
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council – Telephone: 01235 422422
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn right and proceed up to the top of the High Street where at the railway bridge junction bear right and next left into the Reading Road. Follow this road up the hill and out of the village and on reaching Crays Pond in approximately 2 miles turn right at the crossroads for Whitchurch Hill. In a further 1¼ miles take the next left hand turning after the Hill Bottom crossroads into Orchard Coombe itself. Follow the road around the bend to the right, where Willowpool will be found on the right hand side occupying the corner plot.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham