Whitchurch hill - south oxfordshire
*Pangbourne on Thames & mainline station – 2 miles *Goring on Thames – 3½ miles
*Reading – 6 miles * Newbury – 14 miles *Oxford – 17 miles
*Henley on Thames – 11 miles – M4 at Theale (J12) – 8 miles
* M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 17 miles
Occupying an elevated position looking directly over the scenic surrounding countryside, yet just a short drive from Pangbourne on Thames with trains for London in under the hour, excellent local shops and amenities, and outstanding primary and secondary schooling, Woodbury is a most charming cottage, set in mature gardens of approximately 0.39 of an acre, with detached barn, garage, and garden studio, and with clear potential afforded to further enlarge the existing property.
Incorporating numerous attractive features throughout in a simply delightful setting, early viewing is advised.
Stunning Far Reaching Views
Private Drive & Forecourt
Barn / Garage
Sitting Room With Fireplace
Mature Landscaped Gardens & Grounds Affording Privacy & Seclusion
Garden Office / Studio
In All Approximately 0.39 Of An Acre
Whitchurch Hill is a quiet, hilltop village lying some 450’ above sea level on the edge of the Chilterns Escarpment close to the Thames Valley approximately 2 miles from Pangbourne on Thames with the surrounding countryside designated an “A.O.N.B. “
Traditional timbered and thatched cottages overlook the village green as does the parish church of St John and there are many other period properties reflecting the differing architectural styles through the ages, which essentially form the character and provenance of this unspoilt rural community historically based on agriculture and farming. In Hill Bottom on the Northern edge of the village, is located the well known Sun Inn, a Brakspear Pub which has a good reputation for food.
At the bottom of the hill is the separate village of Whitchurch on Thames lying opposite the village of Pangbourne, and which boasts a highly rated Primary School and 2 popular Inns.
The village of Whitchurch on Thames also boasts its own very well regarded Primary School, with the also well regarded secondary school, ‘Langtree’, being in catchment for the village also, and having its own bus route. The local area is also extremely well catered for by a great many wonderful private schools.
Pangbourne on the Berkshire side of the River offers excellent shopping facilities including a supermarket as well as a wide range of amenities including a mainline railway station with frequent commuter services to Reading and London (Paddington well under the hour). There are good road communications particularly for Reading, Henley on Thames, Oxford, Newbury and both the M40 and M4 motorway networks.
Woodbury comprises the middle section of an individual row of traditional Villa style properties, boasting attractive architectural design, set in simply delightful gardens and grounds, occupying a most attractive semi-rural position, overlooking the scenic Chilterns countryside.
Affording spacious 4 bedroomed 2 reception room accommodation, clear potential exists to enlarge and adapt the existing accommodation to form a far larger home, with the orientation of the gardens and grounds, especially to the rear, naturally positioned to embrace the most stunning of extensions, subject to the usual permissions being obtained.
The cottage lies set back from the village road, nestled behind spacious mature front gardens, directly opposite the scenic Chilterns countryside, with wonderful views from the first floor afforded.
The private sweeping tree lined driveway to the property is initially accessed over the adjacent cottages’ driveway, meandering its way up to a large forecourt, where the detached double garage with opposing garden office / studio which and detached barn can be found. Off to one side of the garage there is a useful green house. The garden office / studio looks back over the main rear gardens, towards the back of the property itself.
Lain mainly to lawn, the gardens are well stocked with mature hedging and an extensive array of mature trees, affording a most pleasing backdrop.
In all the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.39 of an acre, and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Postcode: RG8 7NU
Energy Efficiency Rating: D / 61
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: Directions
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn right and proceed up to the top of the High Street. At the railway bridge junction turn right again and then next left into the Reading Road. Follow this road up the hill and out of the village and on reaching Crays Pond in approx. 2 miles bear right at the crossroads for Whitchurch and Pangbourne. In a further 2 miles, a good few hundred metres before descending the hill to Whitchurch on Thames, the tree lined driveway to Woodbury will be found off on the left hand-side.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.