Bolney Road, Lower Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 3NS | Property for sale | Savills
4,427 sq ft(411.28 sq m)
Guide price £4,000,000

Bolney RoadLower Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 3NS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Riverside Bungalow with Huge Potential
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 ensuites), 4 Reception Rooms
  • Direct River Thames Frontage
  • Boat House With Slipway
  • Parking, Workshop & Two Garages
  • About 1.1 Acres Including Section of Island

Located in a spectacular setting on a private road in Lower Shiplake, a substantial riverside residence with enormous potential.

About this property

  • Charleston occupies one of the best riverside locations in the area. The property has been under the same ownership since it was built in 1965 and now offers a new owner the opportunity to recreate their dream home.

    The front door opens into an entrance hall that leads through to the stunning vaulted drawing room. The galleried hall steps down into the drawing room where this is a feature fireplace with gas fire and French doors leading out on to the garden and river beyond.

    Off the hallway is also the kitchen and separate dining room which has direct river views. The kitchen has been recently re-modelled with an array of base ad wall wooden units and a garden facing breakfast area. Leading off the kitchen is the utility room and back door.

    Retuning to the galleried hallway is access to the bedrooms. The principal suite takes full advantage of the river views and offers an en suite bathroom and dressing room. There are a further 3 bedrooms (2 en suite) and a family shower room. In addition there is a study overlooking the front garden.

    Outside the front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees offering privacy. To the rear is the delightful river garden with a raised terrace off the house and a mooring. The boathouse has easy river access and a slipway on to the river. There is also a workshop and two garages.

    Across the river there is a shared island which can be reached by boat.

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A rare opportunity to create a stunning riverside home!

Property agent

Local information

  • Charleston occupies a fantastic position on Shiplake's most sought-after residential no-through road. It has substantial direct river frontage and attractive gardens extending to approx 1 acre. Shiplake benefits from a Village Shop/Post Office, a butcher and a renowned public house (Baskerville Arms). The area offers miles of extensive walking and riding with the Thames Path close by and boating on the Thames. The area is well served for schools, with Queen Anne's, Caversham, The Abbey School for Girls, Shiplake College, The Oratory, Reading Bluecoat and Rupert House within 10 miles. Radley College, Eton, Wellington College, Bradfield, Wycombe Abbey, St Mary's Ascot, Heathfield and St George's Ascot, Downe House, Papplewick, Ludgrove and Caldicott are all within 20 miles. Shiplake railway station provides main line access via Twyford (8 minutes) or Reading (18 minutes) with a direct commuter service to/from London Paddington and Crossrail offering direct links to the City. Henley-on-Thames is 2½ miles away and Reading is 7 miles away, both providing comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Henley-on-Thames follow signs for Reading (A4155). At Shiplake war memorial turn left into Station Road towards Lower Shiplake. Proceed along Station Road, past the Village Shop, the Baskerville Arms and the station, and over the level crossing into Bolney Road. Follow the road round to the left, and Charleston will be found 400 yards on the right.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H