Chalmore Hole Ferry House is a former ferryman's cottage dating from 1913 with interesting character features and well-presented accommodation in an idyllic riverside location. The property was occupied until the 1950s by the Wallingford ferryman and is referenced in Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome. The property is entered via a welcoming hall with exposed floorboards leading into the principal reception rooms being
a charming sitting room and living room/third bedroom both with wrought iron fireplaces and patio doors leading onto the terrace. The dual aspect dining room is located to the rear of the property offering wonderful views of the garden and river. The modern kitchen offers white wall and floor units, hardwood worktops, one and a half bowl sink with mixer taps, built-in appliances including a dishwasher, oven, hob and extractor and fridge. The utility room can be found via the kitchen providing additional cupboard space, a sink and access out into the rear gardens. There is also a well-equipped ground floor bathroom. A timber staircase leads up to the first floor accommodation consisting of a double aspect master bedroom offering front and rear views of both the pretty gardens and the spectacular river. The master suite also has access to an alcove within the eaves for storage, the loft hatch and an ensuite shower. The property has planning permission to extend to approx 3,000sqft. The plans can be found on SODC website - Ref: P17/S3774/HH
The pretty Thameside town of Wallingford has
an excellent range of shops including a Waitrose
supermarket, schools and recreational facilities. Henley-on- Thames, Oxford and Reading are also within easy reach and offer a more extensive range of amenities.