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Set in an idyllic secluded and elevated position within the much sought after hamlet of Witheridge Hill is Handpost House, a charming property presented in good decorative order and offering potential for further enlargement. The property currently offers well-appointed family accommodations set over two floors, and upon entering the house, the principal reception rooms are arranged off the centrally positioned entrance hall. The south facing kitchen/breakfast room, with views across the garden, is fitted with bespoke kitchen units that sit both above and below granite work surfaces and include integrated appliances. The utility room with a side access to outside is positioned just off the kitchen. There are French doors in the kitchen which open directly onto a substantial south facing terrace with steps down to the garden. The sitting room, elegantly presented, also has French doors onto the terrace and also has west facing windows either side of the fireplace which flood the room in natural light. The final reception room is the family room that if required could be used as an additional bedroom as conveniently located next to this room, is a cloakroom with a shower. The three bedrooms, all arranged off the landing, are south facing and hold glorious views over the gardens, woodland and countryside beyond. They also have the benefit of built in wardrobes and are served by a family bathroom. Planning permission (now lapsed) was granted to create a master bedroom suite (SODC ref: P08/E1196).
Witheridge Hill lies within the picturesque hamlet of Highmoor and has a church, The Rising Sun pub, and a highly regarded nursery school located in the village hall. Nettlebed and Stoke Row villages each provide a primary school, garage/petrol station, village shop, post office and restaurants including the Crooked Billet and the Field Kitchen. Henley on-Thames is approximately 5.5 miles and provides a comprehensive range of facilities for shopping, schooling for children of all ages, both state and independent, together with recreational pursuits. Henley Station provides services to Reading and London Paddington – journey time approximately 55 minutes. Inter-city services from Reading to Paddington, journey time approx 25 minutes. The M4, J8/9 Maidenhead and the M40 Lewknor near Watlington are available within a ten mile radius.
Handpost House stands in delightful grounds amounting to a little under an acre. The main garden lies to the rear of the property in a southerly position and is mainly laid to lawn and its perimeter is bounded by mature trees and hedging and boarders’ private common land and the Nettlebed Estate. There is a wooded area within the garden as well as raised vegetable beds. At the front of the property is a substantial parking area that can accommodate several cars with the additional benefit of two garages. There are further outbuildings which include 2 stables with mains power and lighting.
Kitchen Breakfast Room
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