This family home, set in the heart of the much sought after village of Shiplake, offers excellent and flexible living accommodation and great convenience being close to the village amenities and train station. The property has been the subject of a full schedule of refurbishment and extension by the current owners to great effect. The extended entrance hall, has a polished teak floor, and excellent storage facilities and provides a wonderful and spacious sense of arrival with the principal reception rooms arranged off the hall. The light and airy home office overlooks the front drive and garden. The sitting room has a continuation of the Teak floor and enjoys double aspect views and a large picture window which frames the garden and also features a working fire place. The kitchen lies at the heart of this house and has a vaulted ceiling enhancing the sense of light and space. Comprehensively fitted with storage units both above and below wooden counter tops, there is a centralised island unit. The kitchen features a dining area beyond with doors opening onto a rear patio and the utility room, where there is access into the single garage, is located just off the kitchen. Highlighting the convenient positioning of the accommodation is the family room which is in view of the kitchen. Stairs in the entrance hall lead to four well-proportioned bedrooms arranged off the landing The master bedroom has an refurbished ensuite shower room with underfloor heating and the remaining three bedrooms are served by a family bathroom which has also been refurbished and has underfloor heating.
The property is situated in the much sought after village of Lower Shiplake which benefits from having a village shop/Post Office, pub and train station which provides services to Henley and Reading which in turn provides services to London Paddington (Crossrail soon to feature). Historic Henley on Thames is nearby offering a range of shops, schools, cinema, theatre, numerous festivals and other amenities. Reading is about 5 miles and has extensive amenities, shops and restaurants. Shiplake is renowned for Shiplake College and there is a highly regarded COE primary school. The area is also served well with both excellent state and private schools.
There is ample parking for several cars at the front of the property as well as a single garage. The secure enclosed garden is perfect for families and a terrace extending off the kitchen is the ideal spot for outside dining and views across the garden.
Services: Mains Gas, Water, Electricity and Drainage. Local Authority South Oxfordshire District Council. Tel: 01491 823000