Front Elevation
7,177 sq ft(666.76 sq m)
Guide price £2,950,000

Peppard CommonHenley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5JE

    Key features

    • Beautiful country house
    • Village location within striking distance of good restaurants
    • Lovely country walks in Oxfordshire countryside
    • Crossrail to Reading (6 miles) 2020
    • Ideal family house with annexe and tennis court

    Elegant period home in outstanding location

    About this property

    • With origins, it is believed, in the 18th century, Peppard House has grown over the years to become an elegant period home full of character and charm. The high ceilings and large windows fill the house with light and give a spacious, airy atmosphere. The accommodation is generous and offers space and flexibility for a family.

      The beautiful drawing room and family room both have double doors opening from the hall and open fireplaces (with a log burner in the family room), ornate cornices and wood flooring. The kitchen and breakfast room incorporate a conservatory giving the room a lovely open feel overlooking and opening to the garden. There is a range of Mark Wilkinson painted units and it is well equipped with appliances including a 6-oven Aga incorporating a gas hob, extractor over, walk-in fridge and two built-in dishwashers.

      The master bedroom is double aspect and has wood flooring. It comprises a bedroom, dressing area with built-in wardrobes, large en suite bathroom with shower, free-standing bath and built-in cupboards, separate WC.

      To the first floor there are two further bedrooms with wardrobes, (one with en suite facilities) and a separate family shower room. There are a four further bedrooms to the first floor and a shower room and a family bathroom with spa shower.

      Peppard House is accessed from the lane via high wooden gates with an entryphone system. These open to a large parking area and turning circle to the front of the house with an ornate fountain in the centre. Further parking lies to the front of the triple garage which has an inspection pit. There is a spacious gym/office above with separate WC and shower. The side and rear gardens are beautifully landscaped and are accessed from the family room and kitchen/breakfast room. They are planted with a variety of mature shrubs and perennial plants to provide interest and colour throughout the year. There is a pretty water feature running through the rear garden which is private and part walled. To the rear of the property is a detached annexe which offers the possibility to provide additional accommodation with a sitting room and kitchen, bedroom and shower room.

      Beyond the immediate garden is a large area with the tennis court and a large storage shed and a further orchard area is the perfect place for play equipment and vegetable patch.

      In all the gardens and grounds extend to 1.7 acres and provide the perfect balance of formal garden and play areas.

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    This stunning family home is ideally situated for excellent schools and local amenities yet close to stunning countryside

    Linda SteelProperty agent

    Local information

    • Peppard House is wonderfully situated in the hamlet of
    • Henley 5.3 miles, Reading 6.3 miles, Oxford 23.1 miles, London 40.5 miles
    • Peppard Common near the lovely cricket pitch and on a single track lane which leads to miles of walking opportunities in the nearby countryside.
    • The village of Sonning Common, just 2 miles distant, has local shops and there are country pubs with restaurants in Peppard (the Greyhound) and nearby Stoke Row (the Crooked Billet and Cherry Tree).
    • The nearby towns of Henley-on-Thames and Reading both have extensive shopping, recreational and educational facilities and there is a regular, fast train service from Reading to London Paddington (from 25 minutes) with Crossrail expected in 2020.
    • The M4 and M40 motorways provide good motorway links and access to Heathrow Airport.
    • There is an excellent range of schools in the area including the Oratory, Shiplake and Queen Annes and a bus stop for the Abingdon and other schools is a short distance from the house.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Directions Proceed out of Henley up Gravel Hill, passing Badgemore Golf Club on your right at the top of the hill. Continue for approx 2 miles, crossing Greys Green (cricket pitch on the right) and then on to the T junction. Turn left towards Peppard Common, passing over the common and following the B481 until you can take a right hand turn onto Gallowstree Road signposted to Gallowstree Common and following the road until you get to the crossroads. Turn right at the crossroads onto Stoke Row Road, take the first right and the gated entrance to the property is directly in front of you.
    • EPC Rating = D