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4 bed Detached House

£849,950

Hunters Lodge, Goring on Thames, RG8

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HUNTERS LODGE - MILL ROAD
GORING ON THAMES – OXFORDSHIRE



*Wallingford – 6 miles *Henley on Thames – 13 miles *Reading – 10 miles
*Oxford – 19 miles *Pangbourne on Thames – 5 miles *Newbury – 13 miles
*M4 at J12 (Theale) – 10 miles *M40 at J6 (Lewknor) – 15 miles



Situated on the fringe of the village close to The Ridgeway Path and The River Thames, yet within close walking distance of the well revered village primary school, extensive High Street shops and amenities, and for the mainline railway station providing direct access to London Paddington in under the hour.


A stunning stylish modern and contemporary family home of approximately 1,972 sq ft in size, only just recently extended and modernised throughout, affording striking elevations of particular architectural note, and encompassing an inspired internal design with most attractive contemporary high-quality fixtures and fittings, providing for a delightful family home in a simply lovely location, with early viewing being highly recommended.



Gated & Gravelled Driveway & Spacious Forecourt


Galleried & Vaulted Reception Hall
Cloakroom
Family Room
Vaulted Study
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
Utility Room
Open Plan Sitting Room / Dining Room With Log Burner


Galleried & Vaulted Landing
Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room
3 Further Bedrooms
Family Bathroom


In All Approximately 1,972 Sq Ft


Mature & Private Gated Gardens & Grounds



LOCATION
The much prized village of Goring on Thames occupies a stunning location in the Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills and Berkshire Downlands each overlooking the River as it flows downstream from Oxford 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 Bank, Post Office, Boutique hotel, Doctors and Dental surgeries and importantly a mainline station offering fast services 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.
In late 2019 Crossrail services are scheduled to be commencing from Reading which together with the electrification of the line will significantly improve travelling times to The City and central London destinations generally.


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.


Streatley on Thames, situated on the opposite Berkshire bank 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.



PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
Ideally situated on the fringe of this quintessentially English village, close to The River Thames and Ridgeway Path, yet within but a short walk of the extensive amenities afforded, including a well revered primary school and mainline railway station providing direct access to London in under the hour, Hunters Lodge sits privately in its gated mature gardens and grounds, enjoying a southerly aspect.


Having whitened rendered elevations under a pitched and dormered clay tile roof with wide and high glazing, more recently extended, the property has also been extensively refurbished and re-modelled, both internally and externally, now presenting itself as a most striking modern and contemporary family home which extends to approximately 1,972 sq ft, affording a stunning open plan yet traditional layout, and is finished to an exceptionally high standard, with stylish modern & contemporary fixtures and fittings evident throughout.


From the spacious gated and hedged front drive and gardens, you are greeted by a stunning galleried and vaulted reception hall which reaches up to the first floor ceilings, with the staircase rising between the two levels. Providing for an open modern way of living, with an open plan arrangement central to the core of the house, more traditional living is also enjoyed, with the two flexible arrangements blending seamlessly throughout the house.


With a most impressive design and lifestyle is to be enjoyed, Hunters Lodge is a simply delightful family home in a superb location.



OUTSIDE
The property has a most attractive and private hedged and gated frontage to Mill Road. A wide entrance opens into the spacious gravelled driveway and forecourt, affording ample private parking, with mature front lawned gardens off to one side, forming a delightful and safe grounds to enjoy, and duly providing a pleasant approach and outlook. A gated side pathway leads round to the rear of the property to the right of the plot, whilst to the left of the house, accessed from the front and rear, there is a useful attached barn style workshop and store, having fitted light and power.


A wide and deep stone laid southerly facing terrace runs across the rear of the house, with a low-lying stone boundary wall running along three sides, and a water feature with lighting to one end. Wide bi-fold glazing doors open out from the open plan sitting room / dining room, creating an inside outside free flow, perfect for ‘Al Fresco' dining. The large mainly lawned garden is fenced and hedged with raised planting providing a colourful backdrop. To one corner of the garden a further raised stone laid terrace takes advantage of the westerly aspect, perfect for sunset drinks, whilst to the other corner, a sunken trampoline is attractively tucked away.


Wonderfully mature and most private, the professionally landscaped gardens and grounds must be viewed to be fully appreciated.



GENERAL INFORMATION
Services: All mains services are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating and hot water.

Postcode: RG8 9DD


Energy Efficiency Rating: D / 65


Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01235 422422



DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Goring turn right and proceed up the High Street, taking the first left in to Cleeve Road. Proceed to the very end of Cleeve Road, where Mill Road will be found off on the right. Hunters Lodge will be found a further 50 metres off on the right, accessed via timber gates.



VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through either Warmingham & Co.


DISCLAIMER
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services so cannot verify that they are in working order. If required, the client is advised to obtain verification. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through either Warmingham & Co. Whilst all due care is taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility for their accuracy is accepted, nor do they form part of any offer or contract. Intending clients must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy prior to signing a contract.


 
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Warmingham

Warmingham


4/5 High Street
Goring-on-Thames
Nr Reading
Berkshire
Goring-on-Thames
Berkshire