HUNTERS MOON – HILL BOTTOM
WHITCHURCH HILL – OXFORDSHIRE
Pangbourne on Thames - 2 miles (London Paddington within the hour) Reading - 7 miles (London Paddington 27 minutes) M4 (Junction 12) - 8 miles Henley on Thames - 11 miles Newbury - 15 miles Oxford - 17 miles
(Distances and times approximate)
Situated in this desirable hilltop village, being within walking distance of the well revered village pub, and just a short drive to The River Thames, outstanding primary school in Whitchurch on Thames, and high street shops and mainline railway station providing direct access to London within the hour, in either Goring on Thames or Pangbourne, and also conveniently placed for Oxford, Reading, and the M4 & M40.
Set in delightful grounds of over ¼ of an Acre with open countryside views, a spacious detached 4 bedroom family home of generous proportions with private driveway and garage, and affording the potential for modernisation and possible enlargement subject to relevant permissions.
Prestigious hilltop village location within walking distance of village pub & short driving distance of extensive high street amenities, primary school, mainline railway station to London Paddington & scenic riverside
Sitting Room with fireplace
Ground Floor Double Bedroom
Family Shower Room
Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom/Dressing Room
3rd Double Bedroom
4th Single Bedroom
Mature Gardens & Grounds with commanding views
Approximately 0.28 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, and home to a well revered and outstanding primary school, and in the local area are a first class choice of both state and private schools with ‘bus collections
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.
In 2019 Crossrail services are scheduled to be commencing from Reading which together with the electrifying of the line will significantly improve travelling times to Paddington and central London destinations.
Believed to date from the 1960s, Hunters Moon affords 4 bedroom accommodation of generous proportions arranged over two floors, set in a delightful plot of over a quarter of an Acre overlooking open countryside. On the ground floor the front door opens into a wide central Entrance Hall, off which is the Sitting Room with open fireplace, Dining Room with doors onto the garden, Kitchen with larder cupboard, Study, Double Bedroom, ground floor Shower Room and additional Cloakroom. Upstairs is a spacious Master Suite with large Bathroom/Dressing Room, a third Double Bedroom and fourth Single Bedroom. The house offers clear potential for modernisation and possible enlargement subject to relevant permissions.
The property is set well back and elevated from the road behind a commanding beautifully landscaped frontage with large lawned garden gently sloping upwards and enjoying open views to the front. The gravelled driveway affords ample parking space for numerous cars and leads up to a Car Port and Garage. To the rear of the garage is an additional Utility Room. There is a wide access around the side of the house to the rear, where a patio leading off the house provides the perfect spot for outside dining and entertaining, overlooking the delightful principle lawned garden with mature borders of specimen plants and shrubs, an apple tree, greenhouse and timber storage shed to one end. In all the plot amounts to approximately 0.27 Acres.
Services: Main water, drainage, gas, and electricity are connected to the property. Central heating and hot water from gas fired floor boiler.
Council Tax: G
Postcode: RG8 7PT
Energy Efficiency Rating: F / 35
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 turn right and then next left into Reading Road. Follow this road up and out of the village and in a further 2 miles, on reaching the crossroads at Crays Pond, turn right for Whitchurch and Pangbourne. In approximately 1 mile turn left at small crossroads signposted for Hill Bottom. Follow this road into Hill Bottom and after approximately a few hundred metres, just past the Sun Inn, Hunters Moon will found off on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.