62 WEST CHILTERN
WOODCOTE – SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE
*Goring on Thames – 3 miles *Pangbourne on Thames – 3.5 miles
*Wallingford - 7 miles *Reading - 8 miles *Henley on Thames - 11 miles
*M4 at Theale (J.12) - 9 miles *M40 at Lewknor (J.6) - 16 miles
Situated in the heart of the village within easy reach of the central shops, co-op supermarket and both primary and secondary schools. An appealing 4 bedroom link-detached family house of generous proportions, with private driveway, large garage and South-West facing garden.
Popular rural village high up on the Chilterns enjoying a good range of shops and supporting services including Schools.
Excellent road and rail communications
Covered Front Porch
Entrance Hall with walk-in Store
Sitting Room with sliding door to the garden
Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room & Dressing Room
3 Further Bedrooms
South-West facing Garden
Brick Garden Store
Double length Garage
The Village of Woodcote lies to the North of Reading just off the A4074 road to Wallingford and is surrounded by scenic Chilterns countryside designated an A.O.N.B. Occupying an elevated position some 500' above sea level, there are stunning views from several parts of the village across the Thames Valley to the Berkshire Downlands beyond. Woodcote enjoys excellent road and rail communications with easy access to Reading, Oxford, Henley on Thames, both the M4 and M40 motorway networks. For rail commuters there are local mainline stations at Pangbourne and Goring on Thames, as well as Reading itself (Paddington 25 minutes).
Originally a small hilltop settlement based on farming and agriculture, Woodcote has grown significantly in size since the war and is now thriving supporting an excellent infra-structure complimented by a Post Office Stores, Co-op supermarket, Newsagents Stores, Nursery/Garden Centre, French style Bistro Restaurant, 2 Pubs, modern Health Centre, Dentist, and superb education facilities including Toddler/Playgroups, Primary School, and Langtree Secondary school the latter two being highly rated in recent Ofsted reports. In addition the area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of private schooling, of particular note; The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Cranford House, The Manor, Moulsford Preparatory, Abingdon Boys and The School of St Helen & Katharine. Close to the original centre of the village is the Parish Church rebuilt in 1846 in a Norman style on its historic site, and a Roman Catholic Church. Woodcote House an important Country Mansion dating from the 1730's and standing in extensive park like grounds is now the Oratory School with its Prep School situated nearby at Crays Pond. The Village Hall and close by Community Centre both offer a variety of local activities appealing to young and old and these are well publicised in the monthly Village newspaper, the Woodcote Correspondent, which is circulated to all local residents.
Built in approximately 1971 by West Homes, 62 West Chiltern affords well laid out family accommodation with excellent storage. The front door opens into the Entrance Hall with walk in store room, Cloakroom and internal door to the generous garage/workshop. Further along the hall is the door to the Dining Room from which there is access to the Sitting Room, the Kitchen and stairs to the first floor. The Sitting Room is a large bright room with patio doors to the garden. To the first floor a central landing leads to all rooms, including an impressive Master Suite with Dressing Room and Shower Room, 3 further Bedrooms and a family Bathroom. The house is presented in excellent order, and has high vaulted ceilings to the first floor giving a very spacious feeling.
The house is approached over a private hard-standing driveway providing off road parking, and leading up to the double length garage. To one side is an attractive front garden planted with a variety of shrubs and specimen plants including a magnificent Hydrangea.
Pedestrian access is afforded around the side of the house to the delightful rear garden, with a paved terrace leading directly off the sitting room providing the perfect spot for outside dining and entertaining. The garden enjoys a sunny South-West aspect, and is beautifully secluded, with the principle lawn bordered by mature plants and trees, and a pergola with Wisteria providing shelter. There is an integral brick garden store, and rear access to the garage.
Services: All mains services are connected. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Council Tax: Band E RG8 0SG
Energy Efficiency Rating: D / 60
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01235 422422
From our offices in the centre of Goring on Thames turn right and proceed up to the top of the High Street. At the railway bridge junction turn right again and then next left into Reading Road. Follow this road up and out of the village and on reaching Crays Pond in 2 miles turn left at the crossroads for Woodcote. On reaching Woodcote continue into the centre and turn right into Whitehouse Road just before the village recreation field. Continue up towards the top of the road turning second right into West Chiltern. The property will be found a short way along on the left just after the right hand bend.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co