Savills | Catslip, Nettlebed, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5BN | Property for sale
Guide price £1,695,000

CatslipNettlebed, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5BN

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2020
  • Separate annex with sitting room and bedroom
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Large garden
  • Far reaching views

Stunning family home with country views

About this property

  • Yew Tree House is a detached property situated on a quiet bridlepath just off a pretty single-track road with far reaching views to the rear and woodland to the front. The hamlet is less than a mile from the charming village of Nettlebed with its many amenities and is set at the heart of the rolling Chiltern Hills with excellent access to country walking and riding trails. The house enjoys a slightly elevated setting, with most of the rooms having views over the fields to the rear and the remaining rooms to a pretty wooded area to the front.
    The house has been thoughtfully updated and extended by the vendor to create a stunning residence that is traditionally and elegantly appointed throughout while benefitting from all the modern conveniences; underfloor heating, high specification bathrooms and a fabulous country kitchen. Recent updates include an extension to create an additional bedroom and bathroom, and a new building housing the garage and a self-contained annex with a bedroom, shower room and reception room. This useful space would make ideal guest accommodation, or as a separate residence for older children or grandparents, or a home office.
    The property is beautifully presented throughout. Entrance to the house is via an inviting hall, beyond which there is a useful boot room – a must for dog owners and keen walkers. Leading from the hall is a study with a wood burning stove, making it a cosy place to curl up on a winter evening. The study leads to an elegant 26ft sitting room with a log fire and French doors opening to the garden. From both the study and the sitting room doors lead to a modern kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen also opens to a separate light filled family room with double aspect and French doors to the terrace and garden.
    The four double bedrooms are on the first floor with the two rear-facing bedrooms having Juliet balconies to maximise the fabulous views. The principal bedroom has a dressing room and luxurious en suite bathroom with bath, shower and twin basins. There is also an additional bathroom on the first floor and a separate shower room.
    At the front of the property a picket fence provides a border to the bridle path and a five bar gate leads to the gravel driveway. The detached double garage has been converted to allow space for one car and an annex for guest accommodation.
    The gardens are simply landscaped, laid mostly to lawn, and overlook the fields to the rear of the property. There are several mature trees as well as some recently planted fruit trees. The informal flower border is stocked with cottage garden plants and shrubs. The large paved terrace, in a slightly elevated position, captures the far-reaching views, and to the side of the house it leads down into a gravel garden, where a pergola with climbing roses, wisteria and clematis provide shade for the perfect spot for alfresco dining.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

The most beautiful views in a great edge of village location.

Victoria KnightProperty agent

Local information

  • Situation Yew Tree House is situated in Catslip near the hamlet of Crocker End. This highly sought- after location is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the northwest of Henley- on-Thames. The nearby village of Nettlebed has good local facilities including a shop, cafe and delicatessen, GP surgery and pharmacy as well as a highly regarded hotel/restaurant. More extensive shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available in Henley-on-Thames and the regional towns of Marlow, Oxford and Reading. There are excellent schools in the area including the Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding' (at time of print) state primary in Nettlebed and state secondary at Gillotts in Henley plus the highly regarded independent schools of Rupert House, Moulsford Prep, Cranford House, Shiplake College, Queen Anne's, the Oratory and the Abingdon schools, most with a direct bus service from Nettlebed. There is a mainline train service from Henley-on-Thames (via Twyford) and from Reading to London Paddington (from 25 minutes). Crossrail services are expected to open at both Twyford and Reading. Access to both the M4 and M40 is within 15 miles. There is extensive riding and walking in the surrounding countryside.

Additional information

  • Directions: Directions: From Henley, take the A4130 and drive through Bix. Once out of Bix, take the second lane on the right and follow the lane to a cross roads -turn right and Yew Tree House is immediately on the left.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold