5 bedroom detached house for sale
Station Road, Shiplake, RG9
- Brand new detached luxury home
- Five ensuite bedrooms
- Four reception rooms
- Separate one bedroom annexe
- Garage, driveway and south facing garden
- Central Shiplake location
A stunning brand new five bedroom house with a separate one bedroom annexe offering over 5,300 sq ft of accommodation designed to Passivhaus standards. The property boasts generous room sizes, ultra contemporary features and bespoke design throughout. SAP Rating to follow.
The property is located on a prime road in the village of Shiplake. Located a short walk (100m) from the train station, village shop and butchers, the house is ideally situated.
The Thameside village of Shiplake has traditional local amenities including a village shop with a post office and butcher. 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 Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2023. 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.
The extensive accommodation is superbly well appointed and designed with an abundance of modern features and considerations. Hot water and heating is via an air-source heat pump and the whole property has underfloor heating throughout. There are MVHR units for pre-heated fresh air and solar panels increase efficiency and lower running costs.
The ground floor opens with an impressively proportioned entrance hall with a wide central staircase sweeping to the upper floor. High ceilings, a heated ceramic floor and multiple light sources create an instant feeling of luxury. The living room's focal points are a large feature electric fireplace and a wall of glazed sliding doors offering full views over the south facing garden. There is a second reception space linked to the dining area that benefits from sliding double doors. It creates a flexible layout, perfect for entertaining or use a more intimate family room. The dining area is also open plan to the kitchen and has French doors out to the patio. The fitted kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and central island is completely bespoke and features a Leibherr fridge and freezer, separate wine cooler, Siemens appliances and Corian worktops. Additional touches include a fitted larder with fresh air cooling system and a glazed full height wine store. The ground floor also includes a large dual aspect study with bay window, a fitted cloakroom area and separate w.c. The utility room and downstairs shower room are tucked away behind the kitchen and create a 'working' area with separate entrances from the driveway or side return. There is also a staircase leading to the annexe and an internal door to the garage.
The first floor landing is a real 'wow' factor. Sweeping up from the first floor, the curved stair case leads around to full length windows that offer views to the front and let the light flood into the space. The main bedroom suite can be accessed via double doors which reveal a pair of Juliette balconies with views over the garden. A generous dressing room is double aspect at one end and features a central banquette and fitted designer wardrobes. A sliding door leads to the ensuite. In common with the other bathrooms, this has been fitted with luxurious Porcelanosa fixtures including a roll-top free standing bath, double size walk in shower and double vanity unit. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor, two with fitted wardrobes and a shower ensuite, and one with a fitted dressing room leading to it's shower ensuite.
A second staircase leads to the top floor, which comprises the second bedroom suite and a useful fitted upstairs laundry room. The bedroom area has fantastic views to the south. There is a fitted dressing room at one side and an ensuite at the other which is fitted with a separate bath and walk in shower and double vanity unit.
The property also benefits from a separate annexe above the double garage. There is a bedroom with large double aspect feature windows and built in wardrobes. A separate reception room has two roof lights and contains the kitchenette which is fitted with an oven, under counter fridge freezer and hob. There is also space for a lounge and dining area. Finally, a shower room completes the space.
To the front of the house, a gated gravel driveway provides an extensive parking area and landscaped flower beds and lawn. The double garage gives additional parking and storage and is fitted with two electric up and over doors, a work bench and access to both the plant room and internal utility hallway. There are paved side returns that lead to the rear on both sides.
The gardens are south facing and a real asset to the house. A wide patio stretches the full width of the house and is paved in ceramic tiles matching those in the dining area and kitchen. There are feature flower beds along it's length and a larger section outside the kitchen, ideal for al fresco dining. Much of the grounds are laid to lawn, but there is also a woodland area of mature trees giving some shade.
South Oxfordshire District council, council tax band to follow. Connected to mains water, sewerage and electricity. Heating and hot water via an air source heat pump. Additional power is available via solar panels. For more details and a full specification, please contact Davis Tate.
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