Savills | Frieth, Oxfordshire, RG9 6PU | Properties for sale
5,564 sq ft(516.91 sq m)
Guide price £3,650,000

FriethOxfordshire, RG9 6PU

    Key features

    • Outstanding Brick-and-Flint farmhouse
    • Set 4.7 acres of gardens and grounds
    • Beautiful location in the rolling Chiltern Hills
    • Perfect for access to both Marlow and Henley-on-Thames
    • Main house, outbuilding, garage and annexe
    • Beautifully presented throughout

    An outstanding elegant Brick-and-Flint farmhouse set in 4.67 acres of grounds in the glorious Chiltern Hills. Beautifully presented throughout spacious accommodation.

    About this property

    • Dovers Farm is an elegant brick and flint country property, occupying a wonderful position set in 4.7 acres of gardens and grounds. Originally built in the 19th century the house has been beautifully renovated and maintained over the years, now offering beautifully proportioned living accommodation arranged over three floors.

      The property offers a large entrance hall leading to the excellent living accommodation. The vaulted kitchen/dining room is a beautiful open plan space featuring a large island and a range of units. There is plenty of space for dining with French doors to the garden and large windows to take advantage of the idyllic surroundings. The kitchen/dining room is partly open to a cosy family room with a log burner, also with access to the garden. The drawing room is an impressive space with high ceilings, a fireplace and opens on to the garden. This is partially open to the dining room, with space for a long table, and there is a separate sitting room. There is a study with fitted furniture along with two cloakrooms. The layout allows for flexible living and is a wonderful space for entertaining.

      To the first floor the principal suite boasts a light and airy bedroom with the luxury of an open fire. There is an adjacent dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a beautiful en suite bathroom with a free standing bath and separate shower. There are three further double bedrooms to this floor, all with character features and views over the surrounding gardens and woodland. There is a family bathroom with bath and shower. To the second floor are two further double bedrooms, a bathroom and some useful storage.

      The house sits conveniently on a village lane and benefits from gardens laid to lawn surrounding the house on three sides, bordered by woodland. There are two patio areas and an enclosed decking area to the rear of the kitchen which is ideal for al fresco dining.

      The gardens, grounds and woodland extend to about 4.7 acres. There is a two bay car port and garage with wood storage. Above this is a separate self-contained annexe with sitting room and kitchenette, bedroom and en suite shower room. There is also a detached gym with en suite shower room.

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    A truly beautiful setting in the Hambleden valley that belies its convenient location.

    Richard MabyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Dovers Farm is beautifully positioned on the edge of the village of Frieth, set on the upper side of the Hambleden Valley, renowned for its stunning walks and equine facilities. It spite of its distinctly rural feel it is perfectly located for the nearby market towns of Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. The M40 junction 4 at High Wycombe is for London and Heathrow Airport (25 miles distant) with the M40 junction 5 to the North for the Midlands. Independent schools, Cranford House, Moulsford and Headington all have buses that service Frieth directly. Watlington just 11.5 miles away has the Oxfordshire Bus Partnership servicing the main independent Oxford schools such as Dragon and Magdalen College School. Sir William Borlase's Grammar school in Marlow which is less than 5 miles away. Rail links to the City can be found at High Wycombe (5 miles) for Marylebone and Maidenhead for Paddington. Journey times are from 28 minutes and 19 mins respectively. The opening of Crossrail (currently due 2021) will only enhance the connectivity of this area with direct services due to run through to the City and Canary Wharf.
    • Marlow town offers a superb range of retailers, with an eclectic mix of local independent and national retailers. There are numerous bars, cafes and restaurants dotted around the town offering destinations for any occasion. The town itself is situated on the banks of the River Thames and the Thames Path follows the river through the town.
    • Just outside the town, the area opens out to glorious rolling countryside and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Outdoor pursuits are numerous, as are golf, football, cricket and rugby clubs.
    • Marlow – 4.7 miles, Henley-on-Thames – 7.4 miles, M40 (Junction 4) – 5.1 miles, High Wycombe mainline station – 6.7 miles.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From the centre of Marlow, from West Street head north-west up Oxford Road (by Platt's Motor Garage). Continue along this road heading out of Marlow, through the rolling hills to the crossroads at Frieth (which will be about 4 miles from Marlow). At the cross junction, head straight over. Follow the road for about half a mile, where you will find Dovers Farm on the right hand side. Please go to second gate. From Henley-on-Thames take the A4155 towards Marlow. After approximately 3 miles, upon reaching Mill End, take a left turn signed to Hambleden and Fingest. Proceed along this road passing the village of Hambleden and after a further ¾ mile take a small right turn into Colstrope Lane. Follow the road around to the left and then up the hill. At the T-junction turn left, signed to Frieth and Lane End. Continue along this road following around a sharp right hand bend entering the village of Frieth. Continue along through the village and turn left at the cross junction. Take the first turning on the right, follow the road around to the right and you will see Dovers Farm. Please go to second gate.
    • EPC Rating = D