5 bed detached house for sale

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5 bed detached house for sale

Mill Road, Shiplake, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9

5 beds
4 baths
3 receptions
EPC rating: D

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Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Shiplake 0.3 miles
  • Wargrave 0.6 miles
  • Shiplake College 0.7 miles
  • Robert Piggott CofE Junior School 1 mile

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Prime village location
  • Lovely light accommodation
  • Self-contained 1 bedroom studio
  • Delightful west facing garden
  • Parking, workshop and stores
  • EPC Rating = D
A stylish five bedroom house with studio, in Lower Shiplake.

Originally a coach house built around the turn of the century, Little Cottam is a delightful detached red brick house under a clay tiled roof with attractive foliage covered elevations. It has a very stylish 2,300 sq ft interior, with the focus of the ground floor rooms being a fantastic kitchen/dining hall and family room from the front to the back of the house and with double doors onto the garden terrace. It is a designed kitchen with black granite worktops, twin inset white enamel sink unit, electric 2-oven Aga, Bosch dishwasher and Bosch oven, wine fridge, wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, island unit with white granite worktop, power and drawers.

The delightful sitting room has front to back aspect with handsome reclaimed floorboards and an open fireplace, and double doors leading onto the garden. The reception hall and the kitchen/dining hall have an attractive grey limestone floor, and there is a large coats cupboard in the reception hall where the staircase leads to the first floor.

Landing with roof light, fireplace and airing cupboard.

Principal bedroom with part vaulted ceiling and dressing area with 2 fitted wardrobes, walk-in dressing area, en suite bathroom with Victorian cast iron bath, reclaimed wooden floor, separate WC, twin wash hand basins inset in marble vanity unit, shower cubicle and walk-in dressing room with hanging rails.

Bedroom 2 has a part vaulted ceiling with en suite shower room with shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Family bathroom – cast iron bath with mixer taps, low level WC, Burlington wash hand basin, utility cupboard and space and plumbing for washing machine.

Bedrooms 3 and 4 are of good size with part vaulted ceiling. Bedroom 4 currently used as an office/study.


Studio/Annexe: Bedroom with wooden floor and tongue and groove panelling with part vaulted ceiling, door to terrace. Kitchenette with sink, space for microwave and fridge. En suite shower room with shower, WC and wash hand basin. Door to small private terrace.


The gardens to Little Cottam are delightful and well maintained with lawns to the front screened from Mill Road by a laurel hedge. The drive and pedestrian path are of stone, leading to the front door and workshop. There are 2 splendid larch trees in the front garden and a store.

The rear garden is also delightful with south and west facing aspect, 2 terraces, 1 outside the sitting room, 1 outside the kitchen. Laid principally to lawn with herbaceous borders around the boundary including a eucalyptus tree. The boundaries are walled and fenced, and in the north-west corner is a brick terrace with loggia above. The north side of the house between the house and the boundary is a part covered side alley with excellent storage for garden furniture/equipment.

The property is located in a highly sought-after quiet area in the village of Shiplake. The train station, village shop and butchers are all closeby. The Thameside village of Shiplake has traditional local amenities and shops. Shiplake railway station is in the heart of the village, only one stop from Henley and giving mainline access via Twyford (8 mins) or Reading (18 mins) with a fast service to London, Paddington (from 29 mins) with Elizabeth Line allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow. The area is well served for schools, including Shiplake Primary, Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne's. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding with the Thames Path close by. The historic riverside town of Henley-on-Thames (2 miles) has superb facilities including a Waitrose, individual cafe's and restaurants, a fine variety of shops and public houses and is home to the world famous Regatta and Festival.

Square Footage: 2,382 sq ft

From the centre of Henley-on-Thames: Proceed south on the A4155 (Reading Road) and take the first left into Station Road to Shiplake and Shiplake Station. Proceed down Station Road, and beside the Baskerville Arms turn right into Mill Road and proceed for about 500 yards. Little Cottam will be found on the right.

Additional Info
Little Cottam is situated down Mill Road in Shiplake. Village amenities include a shop, butcher, garage and a pub/restaurant. Shiplake railway station gives mainline access via Twyford (8 minutes) or Reading (18 minutes) with a fast service to London, Paddington (from 25 minutes). Crossrail is expected to Reading and Twyford in 2018. Henley-on-Thames, Marlow and Reading offer a more comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities. The area is well served for schools, including Reading Blue Coat, Shiplake College, The Abbey School for Girls and Queen Anne’s in Caversham. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding with the Thames Path close by and there are boating facilities on the River Thames. Our clients currently have use of a mooring for their Interboat at Shiplake Lock.

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