Savills | Colstrope Cottage, Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6TA | Properties for sale
Guide price £495,000

Colstrope CottageHambleden, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6TA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2020
  • Pretty cottage garden
  • Perfect bolt hole / lock up and leave
  • Parking and car port
  • Country walks on your doorstep


About this property

  • A beautifully presented home, offering light and spacious accommodation. The kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units and leads to the sitting room with double doors out to the garden with views over the fields beyond. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms all enjoying views over the surrounding countryside and bathroom.

    To the front and side of the cottage is a gravel driveway that provides off street parking for several vehicles and timber framed double car port with storage space above. The rear garden has a paved terrace that leads to the remainder of the garden, which is laid to lawn and backs on to the open fields.

    Agents note
    Photos from 2018

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A truly stunning location in the Hambleden Valley

Charlie ChavasseProperty agent

Local information

  • Colstrope Cottages occupies a wonderful location in the heart of the Hambleden Valley and with a rural outlook over the hills and fields beyond. The nearby village of Skirmett has a village pub, The Frog, Skirmett village hall runs several local events and exercise classes throughout the year. The nearby Hambleden village has a village shop and post office together with village hall, church and The Stag and Huntsman public house and restaurant. The area has been used as the location for filming well known favourites such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Nanny McPhee, The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. More extensive facilities are available in either Henley or Marlow for shopping and recreation. The River Thames is at the bottom of the Hambleden Valley, also giving access to the Thames Path. Access to the M40 via junction 4 is within 5 miles, and there is a main line train service from High Wycombe to London Marylebone (from 35 minutes). Henley also operates a direct train route into London Paddington at peak times. There is some outstanding schooling in the area, which include Sir William Borlase's Grammar School, Eton, Harrow, Wycombe Abbey, John Hampden and Caldicot Preparatory School. The area offers miles of riding and walking in the Chilterns from the doorstep.

Additional information

  • Directions: From either Henley-on-Thames or Marlow, proceed along the A4155 and at Mill End turn north up the Hambleden valley, signposted to Hambleden and Skirmett. Proceed for about 2.5 miles. After the turning right into Colstrop Lane, Colstrop Cottages can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = D