4 THE BIRCHES
GORING ON THAMES – SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE
*Reading – 10 miles *Newbury – 13 miles *Oxford – 20 miles
*Wallingford – 5 miles *Henley on Thames – 13 miles
*M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles *M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 15 miles
In an attractive location within the central part of the village overlooking a private Green easily accessible for the High Street shops and amenities, River Thames and for the main line railway station to both Oxford and London Paddington. A traditional ‘Mews' style end of terrace house of appealing design, with well presented Three bedroom accommodation.
Ideally situated within easy reach of all village amenities, shops, River, station and school
Sitting Room with access into garden
Landing with access to loft
Secluded mature Garden
Single brick built Garage in separate adjoining block
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the scenic Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and the Berkshire Downlands as it flows from Oxford down to Reading, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap' and designated an ‘A.O.N.B.' In 2009 Goring was awarded the prestigious ‘Oxfordshire village of the Year' and also the coveted best in ‘South of England' title.
This stretch of the River the longest between locks, is regarded as one of the most beautiful and is forever associated with Kenneth Graham's immortal book “Wind in the Willows” as well as Jerome K Jerome's book “Three Men in a Boat” which actually mentions Streatley in its narrative.
The village boasts an excellent range of shops and facilities together with Olde Worlde pubs, a highly regarded Bistro/Café, choice of restaurants, a Bank, Boutique hotel, Doctors and Dental surgeries and importantly a mainline station offering fast services up to London (Paddington). There is also easy access for the major local towns, including Oxford, Reading and Newbury, the M4 and M40 motorways, and for Heathrow.
Recognised as a thriving community there are a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups to suit most people.
There is a highly rated Primary school and in the local area are a first class choice of both state and private schools with ‘bus collections.
The central part of Goring is a ‘Conservation Area' and has a wealth of interesting period properties many Listed being of significant architectural and historical interest.
Streatley on Thames, on the Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust. Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the luxury 4 star riverside hotel the Swan renowned for its fine cuisine and leisure and fitness facilities.
The Birches is a development of ‘mews' style properties arranged in staggered terraces around private lightly timbered greens, situated between Cleeve Road and Thames Road just a short distance from the central village High Street and river.
Built in the late 1970's to an award winning design the properties are traditionally constructed having appealing brick elevations under clay tiled roofs with internal walls dry lined for additional insulation and economy.
4 The Birches enjoys a pleasant aspect overlooking a private Green fringed by mature Silver Birch trees with a private garden.
The property sits in the centre of a staggered terrace of four houses and has been recently modernised. The ground floor provides a cloakroom, good sized fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and a light and spacious living room enjoying views of the mature garden. On the first floor are three bedrooms, with fitted wardrobes and a modern bathroom with shower over bath.
The property has an attractive position overlooking the central Green of this popular residential development with a number of trees providing interest and a change of colours through the seasons.
The garden at the rear is largely lawned. There are also many specimen plants and shrubs, providing a beautiful well stocked mature garden.
Services: Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas are connected. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Council Tax: C
Postcode: RG8 9BW
Energy Efficiency Rating: C / 70
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street and after passing the Miller of Mansfield take the next turning right into Thames Road opposite the Village hall. In a further 50 yards turn right into the private parking area for The Birches and then walk through into the central lawned green where No 4 will be found on the upper right hand side.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co