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3 bed Semi-detached House

£899,950

Fawley, Henley-On-Thames

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A pretty 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage with a due south aspect, with a detached barn that could form additional living accommodation or home office, plus a two-bay garage

Situation

Situated in the desirable hamlet of Fawley, a conservation Area approximately 600 ft above sea level with access to a number of footpaths over the glorious Chiltern hills. The cottage is situated in Buckinghamshire with access to the Grammar schools in Marlow (7.5 miles) and High Wycombe (12 miles) respectively. Henley is just 3 miles away with a full range of shops, pubs and restaurants, there is also a Tesco's, Sainsburys and Waitrose. There is a 3 screen cinema, theatre, and Henley plays host to the Royal Regatta followed by the music and arts festival. There is an excellent fitness centre at Danesfield and a Montessori school adjoining the green. There is golf at Huntercombe and Henley, Rowing at Leander and upper Thames and the Phyllis Court Club is a private members club on the edge of the town with a new leisure centre. There is racing at Windsor, Ascot and Newbury.

The Property

This semi-detached brick cottage has a tiled roof with exposed wooden gables. It is an enchanting cottage and has over the years been thoughtfully modernised and improved and has the benefit of a detached brick barn. This barn could be converted into additional living accommodation and would form a useful annex / studio flat or home office. It also has a two-bay garage and useful store and WC. The current owners extended the drawing room with pretty patio doors onto the cobbled rear garden and at the same time added the front porch. There is an oil Rayburn in the kitchen for cooking and a separate oil boiler for heating and hot water. The gardens have been the source of considerable thought and care and now offer established specimen shrubs, plants and spring bulbs which set off this pretty cottage to its best advantage. A viewing is highly recommended.

Entrance Porch

With tiled floor, Dimplex electric heater and door to Entrance Hall.

Entrance Hall

With attractive turning stairs to first floor, with under stairs cupboard, further coats cupboard with hanging rail and shelf, recessed ceiling spotlight, wall light point and glazed double doors to;

Drawing Room

8.08m x 3.84m (26'6 x 12'7)

Double aspect with feature fireplace, set in a brick surround with inset wood burning fire and wooden over mantle. Shelves to either side, with cupboards under, wall light point and double doors onto rear garden.

Dining Room

5.03m x 3.12m (16'6 x 10'3 )

Double aspect with recessed mock fireplace, serving hatch to kitchen, recessed ceiling lights.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.84m x 3.33m (19'2 x 10'11 )

With range of matching floor and wall units, incorporating twin hob oil fired Rayburn, with twin ovens (for cooking purposes only) with attractive tiled area over, stainless steel twin bowl sink unit, with mixer tap and purified water tap. Good range of wall cupboards with lights under and work surfaces with space and plumbing underneath for washing machine and dishwasher. Recessed ceiling spotlights, Amtico flooring and glazed door to garden.

Cloakroom/Shower Room

Low-level WC, bracketed wash hand basin with strip light and mirror over. Half tiled walls, fully tiled shower cubicle with a shower, extractor fan and wall mounted electric heater.

Upstairs Landing

With useful desk/reading area, access to insulated and part boarded loft, large airing cupboard with sealed copper hot water tank and fitted immersion heater and range of static shelving, with wall mounted time controls, thermostat control.

Master Bedroom

4.67m x 3.33m (15'4 x 10'11 )

With vaulted ceiling and twin windows overlooking rear courtyard and barn, range of built in cupboards to one wall, with hanging rail and shelves. Further storage cupboard under, and additional cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.

Ensuite Bathroom

A white suite with Whirlpool bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC, bidet, basin set in vanity unit with cupboards under with tiled splash back and oval mirror over, with shaver socket and strip lighting over. Extractor fan, heated towel rail and half tiled walls.

Bedroom Two

5.08m x 3.05m (16'8 x 10 )

Double aspect, with fitted cupboards to two walls, with hanging rail and shelves, and concealed strip lighting and further cupboard with hanging rail.

Bedroom Three

3.21 x 2.22 (10'6 x 7'3 )

Double aspect with wall light point and cupboard.

Cloakroom

Low level WC, oval basin set in vanity unit with cupboards under and louvre doors, vanity mirror over with stripped lighting, shaver socket and part tiled walls.

Detached Brick and Timber Barn with Tiled Roof

Two Bay Garage, Gardeners Workshop/Store & WC

5.39 x 5.26 (17'8 x 17'3 )

With shelving and recessed lighting and stairs to first floor office.Low level WC, bracketed wash hand basin, with Triton hot water unit, range of shelving and extractor fan.

Office

7.19m x 3.25m (23'7 x 10'8 )

With wall heater and three skylights.

Gardens

The property is approached through a 5 bar wooden gate with a paved drive to the side of the house leading to the garages. There is a brick wall to the right of the drive and an area of lawn to the left. The gardens are a beautiful feature of the property and over the years have been tended and planted with care. There is box hedging and Everest Blossom Crab Apple Tree, Clementis, Roses, Hydrangeas, Peonies and an assortment of Spring bulbs. There is a small garden shed, discreetly hidden behind a yew hedge with pink Japanese Anemones. At the base of the house there is a York stone patio, rainwater butt, and established wisteria, a number of outside lights, outside tap and electric meters.The rear cobbled courtyard has a greenhouse, with light and staging, an oil tank and useful gardeners workshop.Housed in its own wooden casement is the petrol generator.

Services

Oil Central Heating, shared a septic tank, Mains Water & Electricity. (Please note there is a backup petrol generator). Broadband.NB: This house is in Buckinghamshire.Wycombe District CouncilQueen Victoria RoadHigh Wycombe, HP11 1BBTelephone: 01494 461 000Council Tax Band: FAmount Payable 2018/2019 £2416.57EPC Rating: E

Directions

RG9 6JFLeave Henley on Hart Street, A4130, bear slightly left after 4.4 miles towards Hurley Lane. Slight left onto A404. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit on to Marlow Road. Go past Toad Hall Garden Centre. After the Garden Centre take the next turning on the left signposted to Fawley. Go up Benhams Lane, as you approach the Green, after about 1 mile, Marlings is on your right, approached through a 5 bar wooden gate.

Sales Disclaimer

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Measurements and distances referred to are given as a guide only whilst descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise on such matters prior to purchase.
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Robinson Sherston

Robinson Sherston


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Henley-on-Thames
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Oxfordshire



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