33 WALTHAM COURT - MILL ROAD
GORING ON THAMES - OXFORDSHIRE
*Goring Station, High Street Shops & River – ½ mile *Pangbourne on Thames – 5 miles
*Wallingford – 5 miles *Reading – 10 miles
*Henley on Thames – 12 miles *M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles
Situated within walking distance of local amenities, station, central High Street shops and the River Thames, a spacious ground floor 1 bedroom Apartment being part of a small select development of Retirement properties in village location.
Private location in attractive tree lined setting
Spacious Sitting Room/Dining Room with bay window
Double Bedroom with large built in wardrobe
Professionally landscaped communal gardens and grounds
Resident parking space
External Store Cupboard
Minimum age requirement 55
24 hours a day, 365 days a year “Careline” response service
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the beautiful Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and the Berkshire Downlands approx. midway between Reading and Oxford, the area know 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 the coveted ‘South England' title.
The village boasts an excellent range of shops and facilities together with Olde Worlde pubs, a highly regarded Bistro/Café, choice of restaurants, 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.
Locally there is 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, on the 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.
Waltham Court is a bespoke development comprising 14 ground and first floor Apartments in an exclusive retirement complex built in 1988 to a high standard of specification. Situated in a tree fringed location off Mill Road with local bus services and shop close by, and within easy reach of the station, High Street shops and River.
Traditionally constructed incorporating a Cottage theme in architectural design, the buildings have differing elevations of red brick, whitened rendering and part tile hanging to first floor, under pitched and gabled slate roofs with tiled dormers.
33 Waltham Court affords conveniently arranged ground floor accommodation including a spacious reception room with feature fireplace, large kitchen, double bedroom with deep fitted wardrobes and a bathroom, all leading off a central hallway. The electric heating is complimented by quality primary double glazed windows and front door.
The property benefits from a 24 hours a day, 365 days a year “Careline” service run by Medvivo, who are under contract with Southern Housing Group (SHG).
Waltham Court also provides additional benefits for the benefit of Residents namely:-
• Social functions and outings
• Mobile library
Approached off Mill Road is an entrance drive leading to the specified Parking Areas which have marked bays for residents only (one per Apartment). The Apartments are arranged around attractive gardens with lawns and colourful beds and borders containing a variety of roses, shrubs and specimen ornamental trees. A wide surrounding footpath gives easy pedestrian access around all sides. Mill Road is situated off the Wallingford Road and at the further end merges into Cleeve Road which leads into the village High Street.
The Southern Housing Group (www.shg.org.uk) will be responsible for issuing a new 99 year Lease, subject to Terms being agreed including the placing of a £100 deposit which is required once an offer has been accepted – securing the property for a period of 6 weeks or longer by specific arrangement. The Housing Group's policy is also to meet any proposed purchaser at an early stage. Purchasers are responsible for meeting the SH Group legal costs in drawing up the new Lease.
Each Apartment pays a monthly service charge covering the cost of garden and grounds maintenance, Buildings Insurance, cleaning of external windows, and of all common areas and pathways. This charge includes the maintenance and redecoration of the external parts of the Apartments.
Currently the calendar monthly charge for a 1 bedroom Apartment is £61.32. Management charges are received annually.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Heating is from electric night storage heaters and hot water from immersion heater.
Council Tax: B
N.B. For single occupancy there is a 25% reduction
Postcode: RG8 9DJ
Energy Efficiency Rating: D / 67
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01235 422422
From our offices in the central part of the village, turn right and proceed up the High Street, taking the first turning left past the shops into Cleeve Road. Continue along until the end of Cleeve Road and at the bottom of the hill bear sharply round to the right into Mill Road. Immediately after going under the railway bridge take the next turning left into Waltham Court. No.33 will be found along on the right hand side.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co