Savills | Russells Water, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EU | Property for sale
Guide price £750,000

Russells WaterHenley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6EU

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Period features throughout with one being a lovely log burner
  • Easy access to extensive countryside walks
  • Ample off street parking and garage
  • Being sold with no onward chain

A charming detached cottage set in the most picturesque of settings.

About this property

  • Horseshoe Cottage is a charming detached period home situated in this highly sought after hamlet. The property is believed to date back to the early 1800s and retains a wealth of character features throughout.

    Upon going through the front door, you come into the entrance hall which enjoys an outlook over the side garden and has a door opening to the sitting room.

    The sitting room has a feature fireplace, exposed timbers and brickwork. There are under-stairs storage cupboards and a stair case which leads to the first floor.

    A door leads through to the dining room which enjoys a dual aspect and feature fireplace. A subsequent door goes through to the kitchen.

    The kitchen has a range of wall & base units with wooden worktop, a selection of integrated and standing appliances, a door leading out to the side terrace and access to the cloakroom.

    To the first floor the principal bedroom enjoys delightful views across open fields as well as a vaulted ceiling and dual aspect. The second bedroom features a fireplace and has a dual aspect along with built in cupboards. The third bedroom is currently being used as an office/dressing room. Completing the first floor is the family bathroom.

    The cottage is approached via a gravel driveway providing off street parking for several vehicles. There are bedding areas and hedging to the sides. To the right-hand side of the cottage is a paved patio with pergola which gives a lovely space for outside entertaining and alfresco dining. The remainder and majority of the garden is to the front of the property and is mainly laid to lawn with a number of flower beds and mature hedge borders. There is a raised decked area, a detached summerhouse/office with power & lighting and a garage.

    Agents Notes
    There is common land, which runs across the driveway and in front of the cottage.

    A treatment plan is currently in place for Japanese Knotweed.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A stunning cottage set in a beautiful position in the highly desirable hamlet of Russells Water.

Ryan AllbonProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is set in a rural location, adjoining and overlooking the village green. Russells Water is set high in the Chilterns and has easy access to the open countryside which offers a number of footpaths and bridleways.
  • The hamlet is located approximately in between Nettlebed and Watlington, each providing local shops and schools.
  • There is easy access to the M40 (J5/6) and the larger town of Henley-on-Thames is approximately 7 miles catering for more comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities, together with railway station to London Paddington via Twyford.

Additional information

  • The property is set in a rural location, adjoining and overlooking the village green and the picturesque pond made famous by the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Russells Water, and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is set in the heart of the Chilterns. There is immediate access to open countryside offering numerous footpaths and bridleways and a nature reserve. The village is located approx. 3 miles from Watlington and Nettlebed, each providing local shops and recreational facilities. The lovely market town of Henley-on-Thames is approx. 6 miles, catering to a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities together with a rail service to London Paddington. The centres of Reading, Oxford and High Wycombe are easily accessible with good transportation to central London. There is ready access to the M40 (J5/6) and the M4 (J8/9. Heathrow is approx 30 miles.
  • Directions: From Savills office, Bell Street, proceed out of Henley towards Nettlebed. At the far end of the Fairmile, just before the dual-carriageway, turn right towards The Assendons and Stonor. Proceed through The Assendons and the village of Stonor. At the end of Stonor village turn left signposted Maidensgrove and Russells Water. Proceed up the hill, over Maidensgrove Common and past The Five Horseshoes pub. On entering Russells Water the property can be found on the left just before the pond.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold