6 bedroom detached house for sale
Elvendon Road, Goring on Thames, RG8
- Substantial detached family home
- Six double bedrooms, four bathrooms
- In excess of 5,500 sq ft of accommodation
- Double garage, studio and outbuilding
- Plot of approx. 2/3 acres
- No onward chain
A substantial detached six bedroom family home, located on a tree lined road on the edge of the village. Built within the last 10 years by the current owner, the property was designed in the Arts & Crafts style to sympathetically blend into the traditional style of the road. The house provides spacious accommodation arranged over three floors, measuring in excess of 5,500 sq ft and features well proportioned rooms and high ceilings throughout. The property has been finished to a very high standard. The garden is extensive and private, measuring approximately 2/3 acre, and backs onto open meadow at the rear. Available with no onward chain, the accommodation includes: reception hall, kitchen/dining room, utility, drawing room, library, family room, study, WC, main bedroom with en-suite, five additional bedrooms (two further en-suites), family bathroom, detached studio and double garage. EPC Rating B.
Goring is a sought after village conveniently located for commuting to London (56 minutes) and Reading (15 minutes) by train from Goring station. Reading Station has a fast service to London, Paddington (from 29 mins) with the Elizabeth Line now allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow. The spectacular scenery in and around the Goring Gap is the setting for such classic books as Wind in the Willows, Watership Down and Three Men in a Boat. Views of Goring Lock, the weirs and the rural landscape, especially as seen from the bridge, are some of the most photographed and painted scenes in England. Goring has a good selection of local shops including an award winning grocer, butcher, several convenience shops including Tesco, as well as a doctor's surgery, dentist, chemist and vets. There is a thriving local community with a wide range of clubs, societies and special interest groups - latest news and events are on the village website at visitgoringandstreatley.co.uk
A stone mullion door surround and covered entrance porch leads to a hardwood oak front door, opening into a generous reception hall, with tiled flooring, wood panelling, feature walnut and glass turning staircase, and doors to all accommodation. Double doors open into a large open plan kitchen/dining room, which serves as the focal point of the ground floor. The kitchen is fitted with a range of gloss units, with integral dishwasher and microwave, American style fridge freezer, and electric Everhot range. The kitchen is finished with granite worktops, and a large central island with ample storage and breakfast bar, with Quartz worktop, and Italian tiling throughout. The kitchen also provides bi-folding doors onto the rear patio, and double doors into the sitting room. The dining space has a built-in bench window seat with storage underneath, and access into the utility room, which has space and plumbing for appliances, a butler sink, built in wooden shoe shelving, and a door leading to the side, with an oak framed covered porch. The drawing room is double aspect, with wood grain tiled floor, a woodburning stove with slate hearth, wood panelling throughout and bi-folding doors to the rear patio. The entrance hall also leads into a library with wood grain tiled floor, with a step down into an extended family room with a vaulted ceiling, wood panelled walls, feature round woodburning stove and French doors to the front patio. This room also provides access to a boot room, with an auxiliary sink and door to the front. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a study/playroom and a cloakroom with traditional checkerboard tiling. There is underfloor heating and high ceilings throughout the ground floor.
A turning staircase with full height windows overlooking the front leads to a galleried landing. Double doors open into the primary suite, which is rear aspect with views over the grounds, with a dressing area with a full range of built in wardrobes and a large en-suite, fitted with double sinks, feature freestanding bath and separate walk in shower. The guest bedroom is rear aspect, again with built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. There are two additional double bedrooms to this floor, and a family bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath and separate shower.
Another turning staircase leads to the second floor. This floor provides an additional large double bedroom suite, with a full range of cupboards and an en-suite with walk in shower. There is one further double bedroom, with lovely views over the garden and open meadow at the rear, and eaves storage. To complete the second floor is a WC and walk in boiler/storage cupboard.
A block paved drive with electric wrought iron gates opens to ample gravelled off street parking, leading to the double garage.
The rear garden is laid predominately to lawn, with a flagstone patio running the length of the rear of the house, providing ample seating areas, with planted terraced beds. Paved paths lead alternately to a detached studio with French doors and a shower room and a Hydropool SwimSpa, which is surrounded by wooden decking and has an independent electric heat pump. There is a further timber built outbuilding, which serves as a potting shed/workshop with garden and bin stores, and a covered area designed with outdoor entertaining in mind. The bottom of the garden is lawned with mature trees and a further patio seating area, and backs onto open meadow, with a brick and flint garden wall at the boundary. In addition to the studio, there is also a timber shed with power, and raised veg beds at the side. The plot as a whole measures approximately 2/3 acre.
There is also a detached double brick built garage, with electric roller doors, built in work bench and loft storage above.
South Oxfordshire District Council. Council Tax Band G. Mains water and drainage, gas fired central heating, water softener, fully wired Sonos sound system.
A covered entrance porch leads to a hardwood oak front door, opening into a generous reception hall, with tiled flooring, wood panelling, feature walnut and glass turning staircase, and doors to all accommodation. Double doors open into a large open plan kitchen/dining room, which serves as the focal point of the ground floor. The kitchen is fitted with a range of gloss units, with integral dishwasher and microwave, American style fridge freezer, and electric Everhot range. The kitchen is finished with granite worktops, and a large central island with ample storage and breakfast bar, with Quartz worktop, and Italian tiling throughout. The kitchen also provides bi-folding doors onto the rear patio, and double doors into the sitting room. The dining space has a built in bench window seat, with storage underneath, and access into the utility/boot room, which has space and plumbing for appliances, a butler sink, built in wooden shoe shelving, and a door leading to the side, with an oak framed covered porch. The drawing room is double aspect, with wood grain tiled floor, a woodburner with slate hearth, wood panelling throughout, and bi-folding doors to the rear patio. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a double aspect family room, again with wood grain tiling and a fitted range of shelving storage units, and a cloakroom with traditional checkerboard tiling. There is underfloor heating and high ceilings throughout the ground floor.
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