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5 bed Detached House


Reading Road, Goring, Reading, RG8


South Point is a detached family house that has been extended and extensively refurbished in recent years, occupying an elevated position on the edge of the much favoured village of Goring next to Sheepcot Field, one of the village's green spaces. The property is set centrally within its grounds which approach 0.353 acres and is a property that makes the best of its position with far reaching views being enjoyed throughout the property. A tarmac drive leads to a parking area in front of a double garage which has a workshop attached to its side. Beneath the covered porch, the front door opens onto the entrance hall, off which the principal reception areas are reached. Passing through the dining room, which has French windows opening onto a terrace, is the kitchen. The Kitchen is fitted with storage units that are both below and above an Oak countertop, with integrated appliances including a Range Master twin oven cooker and a Butler style sink beneath a window that frames views across the gardens and surrounding countryside. There is a door providing access to the terrace and gardens beyond. A larder is located between the kitchen and utility room where there is another door to outside. Between the dining room and sitting room is a home office. The sitting room, which extends the full width of the property, provides views to both the front and rear garden and there is access to the terrace. There are five bedrooms at South Point, all of which, bar one, hold views across open countryside The master suite has built-in wardrobes and an En-Suite bathroom with separate shower and twin wash hand basins. The remaining four bedrooms are served by a family bathroom and there is a walk-in airing cupboard where the Megaflow is located.

Goring on Thames is an attractive Oxfordshire village positioned between the Chilterns and the Berkshire Downs on the East bank of the River Thames. This stretch of the river is known as the Goring Gap and the surrounding countryside is a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village provides a good range of shops for day to day needs. Goring Station provides a Main Line service to London Paddington in under an hour, via Reading which will have Crossrail in approximately 2019. Central London, the M4, M25 and Heathrow are easily accessible via the M4 (J12) which is approximately 11 miles away. There are a number of excellent schools in the area including Cranford House Girl's School, Moulsford Prep, Bradfield College, Pangbourne College and The Oratory and a well regarded village Primary School to name but a few. Leisure pursuits also abound with nearby golf courses, the River Thames and lovely walks and rides over the surrounding countryside.

The gardens are a particular feature of this fine house extending to approximately 0.353 acres and are bordered by a mix of mature Yew hedging and closed panelled fencing. From the gated entrance there is an area to one side where the Cedar greenhouse, vegetable garden and fruit cage are located. There are also a number of fruit trees. There is a double garage and attached to the garage is a workshop with full power. At the rear of the house, is a terrace where views across Sheepcot Field and open countryside can be enjoyed and the remainder of the garden extends towards formal flowerbeds and a further garden store. There is access via a gate into Sheepcot Field which provides an alternative means of walking to the station or village.

Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

Dining Room



Utility Room


5 Bedrooms

Ensuite Bathroom

Family Bathroom


Double Garage

Work Shop


Agent Details



14 Hart Street