A detached Edwardian period house set in a private position on the edge of Henley. This well presented property is a short walk from the town centre and benefits from parking, a garage and a well tended south facing garden.
Situation - Central Henley
Henley-on-Thames is an attractive market town situated in beautiful and unspoilt countryside, approximately 36 miles west of Central London. Henley offers a wide range of excellent shopping, quality restaurants and a 3 screen cinema, together with a theatre. The town is world famous for the annual Henley Royal Regatta and hosts the Henley Festival of Music & Arts, Henley Literary Festival and regional farmers markets. The prestigious Leander Club, well supported Rugby Club and Phyllis Court (a private members club), are all close by. There are numerous primary and secondary schools as well as Henley College which also offers adult learning facilities. There is golf at Henley and Huntercombe, equestrian centres, racing at nearby Ascot, Windsor and Newbury, and excellent walks beside the river and in the nearby Chiltern Hills.
Riverhill Cottage is a detached Edwardian property, set in its own grounds off a quiet lane on the edge of Henley Centre. It is believed that the property was originally built as a house for the gardener/chauffeur at Westhill House Henley, situated at the end of Pack and Prime Lane. The property has been extended and updated over the years to provide comfortable accommodation. The house has gas fired central heating, plus a wood burning stove in the drawing room. The majority of the windows are timber double glazed and there is also a timber built conservatory overlooking the south facing garden. The mature gardens have been well maintained by the current owners, and there is also an automatic watering system.The property is approximately ten minutes walk from the town centre, and a few minutes further to the station.
The property is approached via a pair of timber gates with automated opening system, leading onto a driveway being part block paving and part gravel.Covered porch leading to front door.
Front door into hall with downlighters, fitted carpet, radiator, under stair cupboard with hanging rail for coats. Door to rear garden.
Cloakroom with low level wc, basin in vanity unit, mirror over.
5.10 x 3.75 (16'8 x 12'3 )
The spacious family kitchen has been carefully designed and is provided with stylish traditional fitted cupboards, island unit, granite worktop, range style cooker with extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and integrated refrigerator, larder cupboard with full height double doors.
6.10 x 2.60 max (20'0 x 8'6 max)
Step down to utility room with tiles floor, radiator, space for fridge / freezer, built in shelving and cupboards. Butler sink with mixer tap set into granite worktop, space for washing machine. Gloworm system boiler, additional electric towel rail, back door to garden.
3.80 x 2.90 (12'5 x 9'6 )
Study overlooking the garden at the rear with bespoke built-in desk range bookshelves with fitted cupboards under.
6.25 x 3.80 (20'6 x 12'5 )
A comfortable dining room overlooking the garden with open fireplace, wall lights and overhead light, doors to front and rear hall, radiator plus radiator under the windows.
6.15 x 5.00 (20'2 x 16'4 )
Steps lead up to the drawing-room which has a high ceiling and brick fireplace, with East, South and West facing aspects, providing good natural light. A wood-burning stove has recently been installed and the chimney also lined. Glazed double doors through to the Conservatory.
3.80 x 3.00 max (12'5 x 9'10 max)
A semi circular Conservatory overlooking the garden to the South, constructed of brick to the lower part and timber above, tiled, floor, double doors to the garden. This room is equipped with blinds and also a ceiling fan; there is also a control unit for the watering system.
First floor landing
Stairs to first floor landing, with airing cupboard containing hot water cylinder.
6.20 x 5.70 (20'4 x 18'8 )
Substantial master bedroom with good natural light provided by tall windows overlooking the garden to the rear, built in cupboards and wardrobes, radiator and hatch providing access to loft. Double doors with Juliet balcony.
Double arched doors through to en-suite bathroom, double ended bath, basin with cupboard under and mirror over, separate shower tray with glazed door and thermostatic shower, with both hand held and overhead shower rose, low level wc, tiled floor with electric underfloor heating,
3.80 (12'5 )
Double bedroom overlooking the garden to the rear with built in cupboards, fitted carpet and radiator.
Separate family shower room with shower tray with glazed door, thermostatic shower with both hand held and overhead shower rose, basin set in vanity unit with cupboard and mirror over, wc, tiled floor, hatch for access to loft.
3.80 x 2.50 (12'5 x 8'2 )
Overlooking the front of the house and currently used as a twin bedroom, with built in wardrobe.
Bedroom four / Sewing room
2.80 x 2.80 (9'2 x 9'2 )
Accessed from the staircase and currently used as a sewing room, with built-in wardrobe and shelves, fitted carpet and radiator.
Dry Cellar / store room
6.15 x 2.70 (20'2 x 8'10 )
Outside store providing cool storage with light and power.
6.15 x 5.00 (20'2 x 16'4 )
The property has a large single garage with an electric up and over door, additional door to the garden at the rear, gas meter.There is an additional room, under the drawing room, accessed from the outside and providing useful dry storage space.
The driveway has raised beds to one side, with brick and retaining sleepers. Paved steps lead up to the main gardens with a paved terrace which is south facing and leads to the lawn. The gardens have been well tended and looked after by the current owners over a period of many years, and they are well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and trees. There is a watering system, a Pergola style framework to one side, a greenhouse and a garden shed. There is also an East facing terrace outside the Study and Dining room, which gets the morning sun but is also protected by trees and a mature hedge.
Mains services: Electricity, gas, water and sewerage.Council Tax: South Oxfordshire District CouncilBand G, £3,153.72 in 2019 / 2020EPC Rating: D
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