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3 bed Detached House


Russells Water, Henley-on-Thames


A 3 bedroom detached barn conversion with vaulted ceilings and adjoining annexe. Landscaped gardens with attractive South Westerly views, in a quiet Hamlet setting.


Bridleway Barn is superbly situated on the edge of Russells Water in an elevated setting with a lovely westerly outlook across adjoining countryside. It is an area renowned for excellent riding and walking. Maidensgrove Common is nearby, and The Five Horseshoes at Maidensgrove is a well regarded pub/restaurant. Local towns include Henley-on-Thames and Watlington, both with excellent daily amenities, and Henley-on-Thames has trains running to London Paddington (via Twyford). The M40 (J5 & J6) provides access to Oxford, the North, and London. Golf clubs and courses include Huntercombe, Henley-on-Thames and The Oxfordshire. Henley has a number of prestigious events throughout the year to suit the discerning buyer, including the Henley Literary Festival, Henley Royal Regatta and Henley Music & Arts Festival (and the Henley River & Rowing Museum).


Bridleway Barn has a charming brick and flint facade under a tiled roof which belies a voluminous vaulted main reception room with a herringbone mahogany woodblock floor, great character and an abundance of natural light. Rustic plastered and painted walls provide a great atmosphere to this important room. A central double-sided, multi-fuel stove divides the main reception room from the adjoining music room, both with double doors opening on to the garden. The large kitchen/dining room is adjoining with direct access via the utility room to a south-facing walled courtyard garden. The kitchen/dining room boasts granite work tops and is very well fitted with bespoke Iroko wood units, a four-oven electric Aga with AIMS (Automatic Intelligent Management System), a Miele hob and a 2.5 bowl Villeroy & Boch enamel sink. The open plan feel of the accommodation continues on the mezzanine floor with a study/library area providing a third reception space, before arriving at a spacious master bedroom suite with a dressing room and high quality en suite bathroom. The second bedroom has fitted wardrobes, a separate study area, and an adjoining family bathroom. Additional accommodation is provided above the detached garage where there is a third, vaulted bedroom on the first floor and a high quality shower room to the ground floor. Adjoining this is the garage.NB - Please note super fast broad band has now arrived to Russells Water.


Bridleway Barn is approached through an electric five-bar gate to a wide gravel parking and turning area in front of the house, with parking for a number of cars. There is a path leading to the front door with a lovely terraced and gravelled area and well planted garden with a variety of herbaceous plants and shrubs. Beyond a brick and flint retaining wall is the principal, south-west facing garden, beautifully kept with a wide terrace giving way to lawn, well flanked by mature herbaceous borders and mature hedging. There is also a greenhouse, garden shed and summerhouse. The outlook across neighbouring fields and farmland is delightful, and there is direct access from the garden to the bridleway via a five-bar gate, offering miles of riding and walking. The property also benefits from a tranquil south-facing, walled courtyard garden, accessed from either the utility room or principal reception room.


Council Tax Band: FAmount payable: £2314 for year 2016/17 South Oxfordshire District CouncilLiquid Propane Gas Central Heating. Mains Water & Electricity. Private Drainage.Superfast broadband (20mbs) will become available in this area in January 2017.In accordance with the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (CPR) and the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008, please note that none of the services have been tested.


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

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Robinson Sherston

Robinson Sherston

The Old Forge
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