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7 bed Detached House


Station Road, Shiplake, Oxfordshire, RG9


The Gables is an original individual Victorian detached family home offering flexible accommodation over 3 floors presented in good order but offering a wonderful opportunity to improve subject to necessary consents. The property retains many of the original features and benefits from spacious reception rooms. Solid wood front door opens into reception hall, drawing room with feature fireplace and doors opening onto veranda and garden beyond, dining room, study, spacious fitted kitchen/breakfast room, larder, large utility/boot room. To the first floor are 5 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms. The top floor at present offers a 1bedroom apartment but could be easily converted to additional bedrooms or a media room. The Gables is set central to its plot with an in/out circular driveway, detached double garage and delightful mature grounds, to include a South facing private rear garden laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs & trees edged by a recently built high ornate brick wall

Planning Application – P14/S3763/HH
Please note that planning was granted for a two-storey side extension providing triple garage, kitchen& utility room with bedroom above which expired on 16.03.2018


The Gables is situated in the centre of the village. Shiplake has a thriving community spirit boasting a variety of amenities to include a village shop/post office, butcher, garage and delightful public house/restaurant. Shiplake railway station gives Main Line access (via Twyford) 8 minutes or (Reading) 18 minutes with a fast service to London Paddington (from 29 minutes). Henley on Thames, Marlow and Reading towns are all within easy access providing a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. The area is well served for schools including Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coats, The Abbey School for girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham. The nearby River Thames and countryside offers extensive walking facilities and river pursuits. A walk along the tow path from Shiplake gives access to Henley on Thames

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