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5,770 sq ft(536.05 sq m)
Guide price £2,895,000

NorthendHenley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6LJ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Beautifully presented with great style
  • Fabulous rural views
  • Wonderful walks and riding in the area
  • Easy access to Reading, Henley and Oxford
  • Private and peaceful
  • Crossrail to Reading 2019

A brand new country home with stunning rural views

About this property

  • Brackendale House is a well laid out newly built house offering flexible family and entertaining accommodation. From the reception hall doors open to the spacious drawing room with open fireplace and to the study on either side. To the rear of the house, taking full advantage of its fantastic edge of valley setting, a large family / dining room opens to the fully equipped kitchen, both with large glazed doors and windows giving panoramic views over the adjoining countryside.

    Stairs lead from the reception hall to the first floor accommodation where there are three bedrooms, comprising the master suite with dressing area and large en suite bathroom, with twin wash basins, shower and bath, a guest bedroom suite with en suite bathroom also with twin wash basins, shower and bath, a third bedroom and family shower room. On the second floor there is fourth bedroom with en suite shower room and a fifth bedroom / games room.

    To one side of the kitchen is a preparation kitchen, leading on to a utility room and rear hall, which gives access to the lower ground floor and steps up to the separate first floor bedroom suite, with en suite bathroom, above the double garage – ideal for guests or staff.

    The lower ground floor has two store rooms, plant room and media room.

    Specification and services

    Hybrid Air source NIBE heat pump with secondary backup Weissman propane gas boiler fuelled by private LPG gas tank.

    Electricity supply to the house upgraded to 3 phase power.

    Whole-house mechanical ventilation and heat recovery.

    Fibre broadband internet connection.

    Wet underfloor heating to all the rooms on the lower ground floor, ground floor and first floor.

    Hand painted kitchen with bespoke cabinets featuring soft close drawers and doors, finished in Farrow and Ball colours with quartz worktops.

    Mercury range cooker with built-in extractor.

    Porcelanosa tiles throughout all bathrooms, with Porcelanosa taps, showers and bespoke vanity units in main bathrooms.

    Pressurised water system with 500-litre hot water capacity.

    Combined Cat 6A and TV cable pre-wired for all rooms to a central distribution point on lower ground floor.

    Rais Visio 3 log-burning fireplace in drawing room.

    User defined programmable Rako lighting in all main rooms.

    Outside
    Approached by wooden electric gates, there is ample parking to the front of the house and double garage.

    To the rear of the house sliding doors from the kitchen and family room lead out to a large elevated paved terrace, with steps going down to the landscaped lawned garden bisected by gravel paths and box hedging. Beyond the formal garden there is a paddock which has the base for a field shelter for ponies. The plot, in all, is about 2.2 acres.

    Rights of way
    There is a pubic footpath which crosses to the side of the paddock. Further information can be obtained from the vendor's agent.

    Strictly by appointment with Savills.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A rare opportunity to buy a high specification newly built house in an outstanding area with beautiful views

Stephen Christie-MillerProperty agent

Local information

  • Henley-on-Thames 7.5 miles; Watlington 3 miles; Marlow 9.5 miles; M40 (J5) 5 miles. (Distances approximate).
  • Brackendale is located in Northend on the edge of common land just off a peaceful country lane high in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty above the Stonor Valley.
  • The pretty village of Turville lies about 2 miles distant and local shops and amenities are available in Watlington, which is about 3 miles away.
  • Henley-on-Thames and Marlow offer an extensive range of shopping and recreational facilities and there are good railway connections to London from Princes Risborough, Henley, Marlow and High Wycombe.
  • The area is renowned for its education for children of all ages with an excellent choice, both in the independent and grammar/state sectors, being situated in Buckinghamshire for schooling. Independent schools include Rupert House, The Oratory, Moulsford Prep and Cranford House Girls' School. The M40 provides access to Oxford schooling, including Dragon, Headington, St Edwards and Magdalen College and Godstowe towards High Wycombe.
  • The surrounding countryside is a walker's paradise and also offers spectacular bridleways for horse riding and cycling.
  • Boating and marina facilities are found in Henley, home of the world famous Regatta and there are also a number of golf courses and renowned shoots in the area.
  • Directions from Henley, take the A4130 Fairmile road towards Oxford taking the first right turn onto the B480 towards Stonor. Immediately after the main gates to Stonor Park, turn right towards Turville and Watlington. Pass through the village green of Northend towards Christmas Common/Watlington and the entrance to Brackendale House will be found on the left hand side about 400 metres after the duck pond.
  • Directions from London, take the M40 and exit at J5 (Stokenchurch). Turn right off the slip road and then take the first left on to the A40 signposted Lewknor. Take the next left turn signposted Christmas Common and continue on this road for about 3 miles, taking the left turn to Northend. Pass the village sign for Northend and continue into the wooded area. Brackendale House will be found on your right hand side, about ½ mile after the village sign.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = B