7 QUEENS COURT
GATEHAMPTON ROAD, GORING ON THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE
*Mainline Station – 2 mins walk *Goring Centre and River – ¼ mile * Reading – 10 miles
*Oxford – 19 miles * Wallingford – 5 miles *M4 at Theale (J12) – 9.5 miles
* Henley on Thames – 12 miles
Set in a delightful development within this delightful picturesque village ideally situated within a short walking distance of the High Street shops and amenities, scenic riverside walks and for the mainline railway station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.
A modern first floor 2 bedroom apartment affording attractively arranged and modernised accommodation throughout
Communal Parking Forecourt With Allocated & Visitor Parking
Secure Communal Reception Hall
Private Reception Hall
Spacious Sitting Room With Juliet Balcony
Kitchen Opening Through To Sitting Room
Attractive Communal Grounds
Brick Garden Store Shed
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and Berkshire Downlands on the Oxfordshire side of the river as it flows downstream from Oxford to Reading. This is 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, 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 approx. 2019 which together with the electrifying of the line will significantly improve travelling times to central London destinations.
Recognised as a thriving community there are a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups to suit most people.
The Village Primary school is highly rated 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.
Queens Court occupies an elevated site overlooking Gatehampton Road and comprises an exclusive private development of 16 Apartments in 2 individually designed detached buildings which front onto an attractively landscaped central Courtyard. At the front is a large parking area approached off Gatehampton Road over a wide sweeping entrance drive flanked by lawned banks.
The rear of Queens Court adjoins Sheepcot Recreation Field which lies at the foot of the Chilterns escarpment giving an amazing scenic backcloth. From the front benefiting from the elevation there are views across to the National Trust wooded hillsides on the Berkshire side of the River.
7 Queens Court is situated in the left hand building and approached off the central Courtyard. There is an impressive ground floor communal Hall with wide hardwood balustrade staircase leading to the First Floor. An entry phone system operates on the front entrance door providing added security.
Built in approximately 1993 the apartment has been well maintained affording delightful modern and contemporary accommodation which is both spacious and well apportioned
Queens Court stands in attractive landscaped gardens and grounds set up on high ground with a steep grassed bank extending along the frontage to Gatehampton Road with blackthorn hedging planted along the top.
The extensive frontage laid with paviors provides ample parking space with bays separated by well planted beds and borders. Each Apartment has 2 designated parking spaces. The central Courtyard separating the two buildings is similarly laid with paviors with raised brick planters and a large central bed and numerous specimen shrubs and trees including a Himalayan Birch. Each Apartment also has a brick built lock-up Store Shed. There is a rear pedestrian gate for Queens Court residents only giving access into Sheepcot Field.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Heating is from electric night storage heaters. Domestic hot water from dual immersion heaters, allowing day time boost if required, and are on cheaper ‘off peak' tariff.
Council Tax: D
Postcode: RG8 0EW
Energy Efficiency Rating: C / 79
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council – Telephone: 01491 823000
From our offices in Goring High Street, turn right and proceed up to the railway bridge junction where turn right. Continue straight on past the junction with Reading Road and after passing the Railway Station turn next left into Queens Court. No 7 is in the left hand building on the first floor
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