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4 bed Detached House


Peppard Common, Henley-on-Thames


A detached family home, presented in excellent condition, standing in gardens and grounds of around 1/3rd acre. Includes two double garages, with 4 bays and workshop, with additional parking for a further 6 cars. Walking distance to Sonning Common. No Onward Chain. EPC: D


Peppard Common is well placed for Henley and Reading, with a bus stop situated in 2 minutes walk, (serves Reading with a regular service) and from there, regular trains to and from Paddington. The arrival of Cross Rail, scheduled for completion in 2019, will further enhance commuting options to the City. Wren Cottage is situated down a private drive, within the Parish of the Church of All Saints, Rotherfield Peppard. In the village, there is an excellent primary school, two pubs and a popular tennis club. Sonning Common is 1/2 mile away, where there is a supermarket, a number of independent shops, Chiltern Edge School and Doctor's and Dentist's surgeries. Henley offers a wider range of restaurants and shops as well as a Waitrose, Tesco's and Sainsbury's. There is also a 3 screen cinema and the Phyllis Court Club, a thriving private members club on the banks of the Thames. The town is famous for the annual Royal Regatta followed by the Music and Arts Festival, with the Literary festival later in year. The schools both private and state, offer wide educational opportunities with the Henley College offering further education. There is golf at both Henley and Huntercombe, with racing at Windsor, Ascot and Newbury.

The Property

The property is approached over a shared private drive leading to Wren Cottage, a detached Guildway property built in 1987 which has the advantage of a due South aspect to the rear. It has been the source of considerable expense and improvement with an English Heritage Buildings green oak garden room that was added in 2003. The house is built of brick under a tiled roof with double glazed window frames. The bespoke kitchen is a Thomas and Thomas (Lancashire) hand built kitchen with 10 fitted Miele appliances. There is a Norwegian Jotul wood burning stove in the sitting room and a wood burning fire in the vaulted garden room. The detached Oak Framed garage was built in 2003 and has 2 double doors power and light and can house 2 cars. The additional double garage has twin electric Iroko doors and an inspection pit. The driveway provides enough accessible car parking for a further 6 cars. The gardens amount to approximately 1/3rd of an acre with a due south aspect to the rear of the property, a double wood store and a heated greenhouse. Sonning Common is within walking distance, as well as nearby local pubs.

Entrance Porch

Front door with outside light.

Entrance Hall

4.06m x 3.07m (13'4 x 10'1 )

Turning stairs to first floor, with under stairs cupboard, shelves, light and electric distribution board.


Fully tiled, Villeroy & Boch ceramics, Hansgrohe brassware with WC, wash hand basin with mirror and light over, heated towel rail and recessed ceiling spotlights.

Sitting Room

6.59 x 4.17 (21'7 x 13'8 )

Double aspect, with feature Norwegian Jotul log burner, set in brick surround and hearth. 4 light points, sliding double height glazed door to patio. Double opening to dining room and door to Garden room.

Garden Room

5.54 x 4.63 (18'2 x 15'2 )

The Garden Room is a green oak framed structure by English Heritage Buildings with vaulted exposed beamed ceiling with concealed lighting. Floating engineered Austrian Oak floor, wood burning stove. Triple doors to garden and patio.

Dining Room

4.06m x 3.40m (13'4 x 11'2 )

Sliding door to garden and door to kitchen,


6.58 x 2.70 (21'7 x 8'10 )

Thomas & Thomas of Lancashire hand built and individually designed kitchen with range of matching floor and wall units, granite tops, incorporating twin porcelain sink unit, with mixer tap and waste disposal unit. Cupboards are fitted with concealed lighting and the floor is laid with attractive natural limestone. All appliances are Miele and include;4 ring induction hob with extractor hood and light over, steam oven and fan oven, warming drawer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Utility End; with integrated freezer, washing machine and condensing tumble dryer. Water softner plus separate reverse osmosis water filter.


Cupboard housing copper hot water cylinder with fitted immersion heater and shelves. Access to insulated loft, with lights and part boarding.

Principal Bedroom

4.22m x 4.06m (13'10 x 13'4 )

Ensuite Shower Room

With Villeroy & Boch bathroom fittings, Travertine tiled walls, with glazed Grohe brassware shower unit, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlights, vanity cupboard with mirrored front. Tiled floor with electric underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2

4.17 x 4.05 (13'8 x 13'3 )

Bedroom 3

4.17m x 2.39m (13'8 x 7'10 )

Bedroom 4 / Study

2.54m x 2.18m (8'4 x 7'2 )

Family Shower Room

Villeroy & Boch brassware comprising of, large glazed corner shower unit, with Hans Groer overhead and body shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, corner vanity unit with mirror front and light, recessed ceiling spotlights. With electric underfloor heating.

Garden & Grounds

The property is approached over a shared gravel drive which leads onto Wren Cottage. There is a gravel turning and generous parking area which leads to the front door. The gardens have a sunny south aspect with mature trees, shrubs and plants. There is a Victorian style greenhouse on a brick base with raised shelving and watering system, and power supply. There is a brick terrace which leads to the lawn area where there are flower borders with mature shrubs and trees. There is the double bay oak framed timber barn and a double brick garage and log store.

Detached Oak Framed Barn

7.39m x 6.91m (24'3 x 22'8 )

Light and power, with two double doors,


5.92m x 5.87m (19'5 x 19'3 )

Twin electric doors and side courtesy door to garden, with light and power, inspection pit and good eaves storage. Garaging for 4 cars, plus workshop.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Council Tax: SODC Band: G, £2778.08 (2017/18)EPC Rating: DEstimated broadband speed 32 mbps.


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

Directions - RG9 5EN

From HenleyLeave Henley passing the town hall on your right and going past Badgemore golf club. Continue past Grey's Court through Grey's Green with the cricket pitch on your right to Bolts Cross T junction. Turn left at the junction and after a mile you go across Peppard Common, proceed down the hill and as you come up the other side turn right signposted Gallowstree Common. Where the road starts to level out there are gateposts on the left, with reflectors and a large sign for Green Trees. Turn left here and continue down keeping to the right where Wren Cottage will be found at the end.From ReadingLeave Caversham on the B481 turning left at the traffic lights by Queen Anne s school. Continue on this road for some 6 miles and enter Sonning Common, going past the Herb Farm on your left. Continue through the village, as are leaving the village, turn left at Stoke Row. Go on for 1/4 of a mile and turn right at the cross roads, near the bus stop and the drive to Green Trees and Wren Cottage is on the right, just as the road starts to dip down.

Sales Disclaimer

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Measurements and distances referred to are given as a guide only whilst descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise on such matters prior to purchase.
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Robinson Sherston

Robinson Sherston

The Old Forge
16 Bell Street