Shiplake Bottom, Peppard Common, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5HP | Property for sale | Savills
1,307 sq ft(121.42 sq m)
Guide price £895,000

Shiplake BottomPeppard Common, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5HP

    Key features

    • Sought after village location
    • Detached property with potential to develop
    • Private plot of 0.46 an acre
    • Separate orchard / further garden
    • No Onward Chain

    A detached bungalow with development potential s.t.p.p, position in a desirable village location.

    About this property

    • Being offered to the market for the first time, since being built in the early 1960's. Highcroft has been lovingly looked after by the current owners. During their ownership the adjoining orchard/paddock has been purchased, thus giving this family home a wonderful amount of outside space and room. Currently configured as a three bedroom bungalow, steps lead up from the driveway. The front door opens to the inner hall.

      Off the hall is the delightful triple aspect sitting room / dining area with open fireplace, the room enjoys views over the front, side and rear.

      A door from the dining area leads through to the kitchen, that has a view and access to the rear garden. A further door, from the kitchen takes you back to the hallway that has a cloaks cupboard and airing cupboard with hot water tank.
      There are two double bedrooms, both with double aspects and a good sized single bedroom. All the bedrooms have inbuilt double wardrobes. Completing the accommodation is a bathroom and separate W.C.

      The house has been recently repainted throughout and has had new flooring in all rooms. However new owners will have an opportunity to modernising the bathroom and kitchen to one's own taste and specification. There is also potential to extend and redevelop the property, subject to the usual consents.

      Outside: Highcroft is set back from the road in an elevated position overlooking a large front garden and driveway for numerous vehicles. There is a double garage/workshop, accessed from the drive, that is under bedroom 1.

      The house nestles in a generous plot of 0.46 of an acre, with a wonderful orchard / paddock to the side adjoining the property, access from the side garden/patio.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A fantastic home offering potential to extend and develop subject to the usual consents, set in the popular area of Peppard Common.

    Charlie ChavasseProperty agent

    Local information

    • Highcroft is situated in the popular village of Peppard Common, with the nearby village of Sonning Common providing a variety of local facilities.
    • In the surrounding villages there are many country pubs and restaurants.
    • The nearby towns of Henley-on-Thames and Reading both have extensive shopping and recreational facilities and the area is well served for both state and private schools including the local Peppard and Sonning Common Primary Schools, Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge, Gillotts Rupert House, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne's Shiplake College, the Oratory and Moulsford.
    • There are regular fast trains from Reading station to London Paddington, with Crossrail now running.
    • The M4 and M40 motorways provide good motorway links and easy access to Heathrow Airport.
    • In the surrounding countryside, there is riding and walking on your doorstep.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Henley - From the main traffic lights, in Henley take Gravel Hill out of the town, keeping the Town Hall on your right. Proceed for approximately 3 miles to Bolts Cross T- junction. Turn left onto the B481, signposted to Reading and Peppard. Proceed across Peppard Common, and just as you come back up the hill take the right onto Gallowstree Road. Continue straight on at the cross roads, before the Greyhound pub, take the second left onto Shiplake Bottom, Highcroft can be found on the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F