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4 bed Semi-detached House

£1,825,000

Willow Lane, Wargrave, Reading

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Description
A spectacular Riverside home with open views across the Thames with a marvelous veranda which surrounds the property to the south and west with a sheltered entertaining area, all downstream from the popular village of Wargrave.

Situaton -Wargrave

Willow Lane is a quiet residential road, within 1 mile of the popular village of Wargrave. The village has a thriving community and a variety of local amenities, with a good selection of local pubs and restaurants. In the village, there is The Robert Piggott Church of England Primary School, St George and Dragon restaurant/pub which is located on the banks of the river Thames just 1/2 a mile away. The local library is on Church Street and the Surgery is in Victoria Road, all within a short drive. There is also a popular tennis club, boat club and the annual Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta is held in August. The train station is within 1 1/2 miles and the M4 is available at J10 only 7.4 miles and J8/9, 7.9 miles away, with easy/fast motorway access to the west country, Central London and Heathrow.

Description

This fine riverside home was built in the early 1900's and consists of brick under a tiled roof. The external pebble dash elevations have been rendered and painted white. The window frames are hardwood lead-lighted units with fully opening PVC double glazed to the sun terrace. The property has been upgraded and maintained well with gas central heating and a hand-painted wooden kitchen/breakfast room. Many of the floors are the original but other wood stipped hardwood oak floors enhance the overall appeal of this modern well fitted home. The sitting room has an open fireplace and leads onto the sun terrace. There are double doors which give access to the veranda which is off the west side of the house providing a sheltered sunscreen with the most glorious views over the river towards Shiplake. A viewing is recommended to appreciate this fine family home with direct frontage to the River Thames with a wet Boat house.

Entrance

Steps and raised walkway to Veranda with outside light and multipaned lead lighted stable door

Kitchen Breakfast Room

A range of solid wood working surfaces with matching cupboards and incorporating a single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Freestanding 6 ring gas range with twin electric oven and grill and 2 warming drawers. A range of wall cupboards with concealed lighting, space, and plumbing for dishwasher and space for food waste disposal. Oak wood floors and 3 track spotlights. Space for large fridge/freezer. There is a breakfast/dining area and door to the Dining room and Entrance Hall.

Cloakroom

With plumbing for washing machine with space for tumble dryer over, low-level WC, oval bracketed wash hand basin with Low-level WC and coats hanging area. Wall mounted Valiant gas fired boiler.

Dining room

With fine views downstream, range of book shelving, wood clad ceiling stairs to first floor and door to the sitting room.

Sitting room

This room has a southerly aspect with superb views across the river to open fields beyond. The open fireplace is set in a wooden carved surround with shelving to the side and door leading to the sunroom.

Sun Terrace

With PVC window units that open right back giving an impressive view and a sheltered sun trap.

First floor Landing

With stairs to the second floor with under stairs cupboard with shelves. Large double wardrobe with fitted shelves and sealed copper hot water tank with a fitted immersion heater.

Bedroom 1

A double aspect room with magnificent south facing views over the river and a door to the balcony, a range of bookshelves and door to large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving.

Bedroom 2

With views downstream and built-in twin bunk units with shelving

bedroom 3

Double aspect room

Family bathroom

A white suite with cast iron wood panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Fully tiled shower cubicle, low-level WC, twin basin both with mixer taps and wall mirrors, heated towel rail, recessed spotlights, and tiled floor.

Second floor landing

With ceiling spotlights and fitted bookshelves

Bedroom 4

With views across the river with a vaulted ceiling and recessed spotlights.

Bathroom

A white suite with panel enclosed bath with tiled surround, low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Wet boat house

With staging to all 3 sides, with light and double doors to the river.

Outside

One of the main attributes is the large veranda which surrounds the property to the south and west on the 1st floor which gives a marvelous sheltered entertaining area. There is also an awning. The property is approached over a small bridge and a brick drive with parking and turning area to the front of the house. There is also a wooden footbridge to the 1st floor. To the side of the drive, there is a small storage area/workshop and an area of lawn either side of the drive. There is a wicker fence which leads to a formal garden with a direct river frontage. There are well-stocked flower borders to the side of the lawn.

Services

Connected mains water, gas, and electricity.Shared Klargester BioDisc drainage.

Council Offices and Council Tax Payment 2018/19

Wokingham Borough CouncilShute EndWokinghamBerkshireRG40 1BNCouncil tax band G and the amount payable 2018/19 £2,848.15

Directions

RG10 8LHFrom Henley cross over the river bridge go past The Little Angel pub and take the first turning on the right on the A321 signposted to Wargrave. Just before you enter the village turn right into Willow Lane and River Home will be found on the left after about 1/4 mile.

Viewing

Strictly by arrangement with Sole Agents Robinson Sherston on 01491 411 911, sales@robinsonsherston.co.uk
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Robinson Sherston

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