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5 bed Detached House


Whitehall Lane, Checkendon, Oxfordshire, RG8


A charming five-bedroom re-thatched (2017) cottage offering beautifully presented and flexible accommodation comprising: Entrance lobby leading to entrance hall with beamed ceiling and stairs to first floor. Dual aspect sitting room, Inglenook fireplace with wood burner and exposed timbers. Dual aspect drawing room with open fireplace and French doors leading out to the rear garden. Dining room with window to front aspect, beamed ceiling, open plan to dual aspect study area with fitted book shelves. Cloakroom/shower room comprising vanity wash hand basin, low level W.C, shower cubicle with large rain style shower head and separate hand-held shower, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail, storage cupboard. Dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with matching eye and base level units, granite work tops, integrated fridge, dishwasher, freezer, wine fridge, Newly fitted (2017) total control electric AGA, Butler sink with mixer tap and Brita filter tap, central island, tiled floor and double doors leading to the laundry room with matching eye and base level units, granite work tops, concealed space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, double Butler sink with mixer tap and filtered water, French doors leading out to the rear garden, heated towel rail, tiled floor and window to rear. First floor landing, dual aspect master bedroom with range of fitted wardrobes and airing cupboard housing hot water tank. En-suite comprising circular twin sinks with mixer taps, corner shower cubicle, low level W.C, Victorian style roll top bath with mixer tap, tiled walls and floor and heated towel rail. Four further bedrooms to include exposed timbers and ornate Victorian fire places. Family bathroom comprising low level W.C, wash hand basin with mixer tap, bath with shower over, heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor. The property is approached through electric double gates leading to a gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles. Larger than average detached garage with a thatched roof and electric up and over door, light and power, a mezzanine storage level and personal to outside. To the front of the property there are also two pedestrian gates with brick block paths, one leading down the side of the property and the other leading to the front door with lawned gardens and well stocked colourful flowerbeds. To the rear of the property there are beautifully maintained mature gardens with a terrace area, outside lights, raised flower beds, circular shaped lawns with box hedging and various other terrace/seating areas. There is an outside store/ workshop with light and power and a triple aspect studio/annexe with light and power, electric storage heaters and access to boarded loft space. Exterior newly fitted (2016) oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water & central heating. The property offers a fabulous opportunity to develop further.


Situated in this picturesque vibrant village with an active community, which offers Checkendon pre and primary-school, church and a delightful village green with a playground and the well regarded Equestrian Centre. In addition, the nearby village of Stoke Row offers a village shop and garage. There are a wide selection of pubs/restaurants close by to include the Crooked Billet, Cherry Tree & Highwayman. The town of Henley on Thames offers a comprehensive range of shopping facilities together with 3 screen cinema and theatre. The railway station has direct links with London Paddington via Twyford (55 mins). The larger town of Reading is within easy driving distance and offers a rail service to London Paddington (22 mins). The area is well served for schools including Shiplake College, The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Abbey School for girls and Queen Anne's. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty the surrounding countryside offers excellent walking and riding with an abundance of footpaths and bridleways.

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