5 millers close
goring on thames – oxfordshire
Goring & Streatley Station (London Paddington within the hour) – 4 mins walk / Reading (London, Paddington 27 minutes) – 10 miles / M4 (J 12 ) – 10 miles / M40 (J6) – 14 miles / Henley on Thames – 12 miles / Oxford – 19 miles / Wallingford– 5 miles
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Enjoying a relaxing ambience and outlook privately nestling in the heart of the ‘Conservation Area’ within this delightful picturesque Thames-side village, the setting is simply delightful, situated in professionally landscaped gardens and grounds overlooking a small private green to the front and the Wessex Downs to the side, with additionally seasonal views afforded of The River Thames, yet within but a few minutes walk of the highly revered village primary school, central High Street shops, River Thames, and mainline railway station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.
Incorporating Georgian style architectural features, the property is quite stunning, with great attention to detail being evident, and much in it to enthuse over, yielding a very real tasteful quality, wholly apparent on viewing. Affording spacious and well-appointed enlarged traditional yet contemporary accommodation of approximately 1,517 sq ft, inclusive of integral garage and limited use area, with stylish fixtures and fittings, the property benefits from having been more recently refurbished and modernised throughout to a high specification, displaying in an impressive and contemporary form, complementary to the property’s origins.
Incorporating numerous attractive features throughout in a simply delightful setting, early viewing is advised.
• Sought after residential area within walking distance of the village centre, mainline railway station and scenic Riverside
• Excellent road and rail communications
• Award winning Thames-side village
• Appealing architectural design with Georgian style features
• Period columned entrance & portico approached by railed steps
• Reception Hall
• Sitting Room with fireplace
• Kitchen/ Dining Room
• Garden Room
• 3 Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• ‘Walk-In’ Loft
• Landscaped rear garden
• Integral Garage
• Newly installed boiler and central heating system
• Newly re-wired throughout
• Dimmable LED lights in downstairs rooms
• In all approximately 1,517sq ft (Inclusive integral garage & limited use area)
Goring-on-Thames lies serenely in the beautiful Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills in Oxfordshire and the Berkshire Downlands opposite above the village of Streatley, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
In 2010 Goring was awarded the prestigious ‘Oxfordshire Village of the Year’ and also the coveted ‘South of England’ title. Local amenities include a super primary school, an excellent range of interesting shops and restaurants, together with a riverside café, boutique hotel, two olde worlde inns, health centre, veterinary practice, dentist and library. Importantly, a mainline railway station provides fast commuter services to London (Paddington) in well under the hour. The area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of state and private schooling.
The central village ‘Conservation Area’ has a wealth of architecturally interesting properties, many listed and dating from around the 16th Century. Historically, Goring-on-Thames traces back to Saxon times.
In addition to having well revered and outstanding local state primary and secondary schooling, including a primary school within Goring-on-Thames itself, the area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of private schooling, of particular note; Cranford House School, The Oratory Preparatory School, Moulsford Preparatory School, St Andrews Preparatory School, The Oratory School, Pangbourne College, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Downe House, Rupert House School, Shiplake College, The Abbey School, Bradfield College, The Manor Preparatory School, Abingdon School, Abingdon Preparatory School, Radley College, and St Helen & St Katharine.
Streatley-on-Thames, on the Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust. Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the Swan at Streatley, a luxury 4 star riverside hotel with adjoining Coppa Club and leisure and fitness facilities.
Cleeve Road, which lies within the central ‘Conservation Area’ of the village, leads directly off the High Street with the tree lined Gardiner recreation ground on one side and comprises a variety of mainly individual properties, many dating from the classic Victorian and Edwardian eras reflecting the growth and grandeur of the village during this period of time.
Millers Close is a small cul-de-sac of terraced and semi detached houses ‘mew’s style Cottages designed and built in approximately 1964, incorporating classical Georgian architectural features including casement windows with wide prominent front bays, low brick parapet walls around pitched tile roofs and impressive columned entrances porticos. The houses have mellow brick elevations under tiled roofs and are mainly arranged around an attractive central lawned Green, which has a variety of mature shrubs and trees, providing a delightful setting.
Crossrail (Elizabeth Line) services have commenced from Reading, with the full service scheduled to commence in 2021, which together with the completed electrification of the line has significantly improved travelling times to East and West destinations.
5 Millers Close occupies a commanding yet private and scenic location in the quiet heart of the village, overlooking a small private green. Enjoying a relaxing ambience, the setting is simply delightful, with the property enjoying a small landscaped garden, yet within but a few minutes walk of the extensive array of High Street shops, River Thames, and the mainline railway station which provides direct access to London Paddington in well under the hour.
The property has a period style appearance with Georgian architectural features being evident, notably with a columned entrance portico, casement windows and a low parapet brick wall around the roof. Quite stunning, this attractive and charming enlarged 3 bedroom 3 reception room home benefits greatly from having been more recently refurbished and modernised throughout to a delightfully high standard.
Tastefully presented, careful planning and attention has been provided affording modern open plan living with that of a rather more traditional nature, whilst additionally embracing outside living to the inside, providing for an ‘Al Fresco’ lifestyle. Great care has been taken to provide stylish fixtures and fittings throughout the property also, which yield both a traditional yet contemporary nature, as with the well-apportioned accommodation.
Early inspection of this attractive property is highly recommended so as to appreciate its many attractive attributes and delightful private setting, which will be wholly apparent upon viewing.
Quietly tucked away in the quiet heart of the village, with an attractive planted frontage, private paths lead up to both the front door and the side / rear door, just adjacent to the integral garage.
A private driveway runs along the side of the house, opening through to. The integral garage, which has an electric up and over door.
The rear garden faces south, having close boarded fenced boundaries, and is laid mainly with artificial grass for ease of upkeep. Dual openings through from the garden room to the garden afford inside outside living, ideal for ‘Al Fresco’ dining
Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler.
Postcode: RG8 9BS
Energy Efficiency Rating: C / 69
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: Directions
From our offices in the centre of Goring, turn right and proceed up the High Street where immediately past the shops turn left into Cleeve Road. Continue straight over at the junction with Glebe Ride and the entrance into Millers Close will be found further along on the left hand side. No.5 is halfway down on y our left, with a private drive adjoining the house.
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.
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