Savills | Woodlands Road, Harpsden, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4AB | Property for sale
3,591 sq ft(333.61 sq m)
Guide price £2,350,000

Woodlands RoadHarpsden, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4AB


    Key features

    • Immaculately presented family home
    • Popular location
    • Four bedrooms, five reception rooms
    • Over 1/2 acre plot
    • Beautiful gardens

    An impressive detached family home with open countryside views to the front and set within 1/2 acre of gardens.

    About this property

    • Minstrels is an impressive family home that has been meticulously extended and immaculately restored by the current owners a family house of exceptional standard.
      Located in the popular & quiet location, the property stands in the centre of a delightful half acre plot and offers good natural light and beautifully presented accommodation over two floors.

      Following a winding path through the charming, colourful garden Minstrels is entered via a covered porch. Upon entering, an impressively sized entrance hallway grants access to the living room, cloakroom/wc, study and kitchen/breakfast room/snug. The generously sized study overlooks the rear garden with beautifully finished fitted units. The living room which features a charming open fire place connects to the orangery beyond, which has doors out to the garden and a feature roof lantern which fills the room with light. Off the orangery, you can find an impressive cinema room, with eight staggered, leather seats and digitally controlled blackout blinds. The open plan kitchen/breakfast room/snug enjoys an abundance of natural light and benefits from triple aspect windows and features an open fireplace in the snug area, space for a large dining table in the dining area and a bay window with seating beneath which enjoys views over the front garden. The kitchen enjoys a comprehensive range of shaker style units, an Everhot range cooker and a large granite topped island and breakfast bar. Off the kitchen is a stylish utility room with complimenting shaker style units, a sink, ample storage including the boiler cupboard and doors giving access to the games room and boot room. The stylish double aspect games room has concertina doors to two sides which open out to the rear garden and patio, perfect for alfresco dining. The boot room which offers further storage options has doors to the rear garden, front garden and store room. The store room has a personal door to the double garage and a staircase to the room above the garage, which is currently used as a gym and has several skylights and further eaves storage.
      To the first floor landing there are useful storage cupboards, loft access and doors to all bedrooms. There is a delightful double aspect principle bedroom with noticeably a high ceiling, a large walk in dressing room providing ample storage an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower. The guest bedroom similarly enjoys an en-suite bathroom and dressing room as well as a charming balcony overlooking the manicured garden below and open views beyond. There are two further double bedrooms, one of which has a useful walk-in dressing room, and the family bathroom completes the first floor.
      Outside
      The property is approached via an electric gate onto the picturesque driveway which leads to the house and provides ample off-street parking. To the left of the house is the double garage. There is a large, garden laid to lawn which sweeps around the house with a variety of flowerbeds featuring flowers, shrubs and mature trees. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and edged with large trees and a variety of shrubs and has an elevated area which provides hardstanding for a greenhouse and shed, a large vegetable garden and a further variety of flower beds.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This house is really special - it has been finished beautifully and has a really lovely homely feel throughout.

    Victoria KnightProperty agent

    Local information

    • Minstrels is situated in Woodlands Road, a sought after location which lies between Harpsden and Shiplake, offering a delightful rural setting with close proximity to the Thameside village of Shiplake. The popular village of Shiplake has a village shop and post office, butcher and a popular gastropub pub. Shiplake station has a train service to London, Paddington (50 mins) and mainline access via Twyford (London Paddington 35 mins). Reading station also has a direct service to London Paddington (from 25 mins). Henley-on-Thames, Marlow and Reading offer a more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities. The M4 J8/9 is approximately 11 miles distant or M4 J10 is approximately 6 miles away providing access to the M25, London, Heathrow Airport and the West Country. The area is well served for schools, including Reading Blue Coat, Shiplake College, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding and there are boating facilities on the River Thames.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Henley-on-Thames proceed towards Reading (A4155). Proceed out of town past the Tesco's roundabout and head for Shiplake. On reaching Shiplake Cross, turn right into Woodlands Road and proceed up Woodlands Road for approximately ½ a mile, and Minstrels will be found clearly signposted on the right.
    • EPC Rating = C
    • Tenure = Freehold