DORMERS - CROFT ROAD
GORING ON THAMES - OXFORDSHIRE
*Pangbourne on Thames – 5 miles *Wallingford – 6 miles *Henley on Thames – 13 miles
*Reading – 10 miles *Oxford – 19 miles *Newbury – 13 miles
*M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles *M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 14 miles
Located in the exclusive central part of the village in a highly regarded tree lined road easily accessible for the High Street shops and amenities, mainline station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour, and for delightful the riverside and country walks.
A traditionally built chalet style detached house affording flexibly arranged accommodation benefiting from a spacious private and mature garden plot of approximately 0.176 of an acre, with full Planning Permission for replacement with a beautifully designed new home of approximately 2421 sq ft.
Spacious Driveway & Forecourt
Covered Entrance Porch
Sitting Room with Wood Burning Stove
Study / 3rd Bedroom
2 Double Bedrooms
Private & Mature Gardens Extending To Approximately 0.176 Of An Acre
Planning Permission for bespoke designed replacement house of approximately 2421 sq ft
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and Berkshire Downlands as the River flows from Oxford down to Reading, in an area of scenic landscape 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 won 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 Post Office, 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.
N.B. Crossrail services are scheduled to be commencing from Reading in 2020 which together with the electrifying of the line will significantly improve travelling times to Paddington and central London destinations.
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, situated on the opposite 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.
Croft Road is a quiet tree lined road in the favoured central part of the village located within easy walking distance of the High Street, river and station. The road comprises mainly older individual character properties set in mature gardens all of which adds considerably to the privacy and seclusion of the immediate environment. Close by are, footpaths down to The River Thames.
Dormers is situated in the heart of the village, enjoying a prime location on tree lined Croft Road, and standing in a large level garden plot with a wide mature hedged frontage. Originally built in the late 1960's, the property is a traditional chalet style and offers flexibly arranged 2-3 bedroom accommodation, with all principle rooms enjoying views over the gardens and grounds. While the house benefits from recent internal improvements, Planning Permission has also been approved for a replacement new 5 bedroom home of stunning design befitting with the local vernacular and would afford contemporary accommodation of approximately 2421 sq ft., including 21' Kitchen / Dining Room and Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and en suite Bathroom with Shower.
The property occupies an advantageous position fronting onto to Croft Road with tall mature hedging together with a number of mature trees providing great privacy. An opening in the front hedges leads on to the gravelled entrance drive and along to the detached garage situated to the side of the house. To the right of the driveway is a lawned front garden. Gated pedestrian access can be gained around the side of the house to the rear.
Across the back of the property, there is an attractive patio terrace perfect for ‘Al Fresco' dining. The rear gardens are especially long, laid mainly to lawn, with fenced boundaries and a number of specimen trees and shrubs interspersed. Private and mature, the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.176 of an acre.
Services: All main services are connected. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Postcode: RG8 9ES
Energy Efficiency Rating: F / 35
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01235 422422
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down he High Street. Turn next left into Manor Road opposite the Miller of Mansfield and follow the road along and around to the left, then taking the next right turn in to Croft Road. Dormers will be found a short way along on the left hand side.
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