6 bedroom detached house for sale
Whitehills Green, Goring on Thames, RG8
- Accommodation approaching 4,000 sq ft
- 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
- Possible ground floor annexe accommodation
- West facing rear garden, plot approx. 0.44 acres
- Rooftop balcony with views over Lardon Chase
- Timber garden studio for entertaining
A substantial detached residence situated within a prime cul-de-sac providing easy access to the mainline train station and village amenities. The house has been extended to provide contemporary open plan living space, with the possibility for ground floor living or annexe accommodation if required. The property sits on a plot in excess of 0.4 acres, and benefits from a timber garden studio perfect for outdoor entertaining. The main bedroom suite also has access to a rooftop seating area with a pleasant view over sunsets and the hills of Lardon Chase. The ample accommodation, approaching 4,000 sq ft, includes: entrance hall, WC, kitchen/dining, utility, sitting room, family room, snug, ground floor bedroom/music room with shower room, two en-suite bedrooms, three further bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and double garage. EPC Rating C.
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
An oak framed porch leads to an oak front door, opening into an entrance hall with travertine flooring. The kitchen/dining room has a vaulted ceiling with bi-folding doors onto the rear patio and a recently installed circular wood burning stove. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of painted units, with granite worktop, integral appliances including double ovens with warming drawer, induction hob, microwave and dishwasher. A central island has further storage, an additional sink, a breakfast bar seating area and striking feature granite and quartz worktop. The kitchen also provides access to a WC, and a large utility room with granite worktop, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, and additional sink and doors to both the side and garage. Double oak doors from the kitchen lead into the sitting room, with full bi-folding doors onto the rear patio. This light filled room has a roof lantern, and a bottled gas real flame fire. There is also a front aspect snug room with a bay window overlooking the front, accessible from the entrance hall. Double oak doors again from the hall also lead into another large reception space, providing access to a ground floor bedroom (currently utilised as a music room) with a Jack and Jill style shower room with full tiling (agent's note: this area could be used as annexe accommodation if required). There is gas underfloor heating throughout the kitchen/dining and snug, and electric underfloor heating in the sitting room.
A turning staircase leads to the first floor landing with a full drop window overlooking the rear garden. The main bedroom suite has a dressing area, luxury en-suite fitted with a freestanding bath and separate walk in shower with double sinks, and access to a a rooftop balcony seating area providing distant West facing views over the hills of Lardon Chase. The guest suite is double aspect with an en-suite fitted with a walk in shower. There are three further bedrooms to the first floor, two doubles and one single, all with built in storage. There is also a family bathroom and separate shower room.
A sweeping block paved drive provides ample of street parking, leading to the double garage. The lawned front garden is open plan, with mature birch, willow and cherry trees. Gated access at both sides leads to the rear (including double gates on one side suitable for vehicular access or boat storage).
To the rear, a large flagstone patio seating area is adjacent opening to a level lawned garden bounded by mature conifer hedge for privacy, with multiple planted beds with stone borders. The garden also benefits from a fully insulated timber studio, with light and power, perfect for home working or entertaining. The studio has sliding doors leading out to a covered, reinforced deck, suitable for a hot tub if desired. The plot as a whole measures approximately 0.44 acres.
South Oxfordshire District Council. Tax band G. Gas fired central heating, with supplementary bottled gas for sitting room fire. All mains services. Water softener.
To conform with government Money Laundering Regulations 2019, we are required to confirm the identity of all prospective buyers. We use the services of a third party, Lifetime Legal, who will contact you directly at an agreed time to do this. They will need the full name, date of birth and current address of all buyers. There is a nominal charge of £60 including VAT for this (for the transaction not per person), payable direct to Lifetime Legal. Please note, we are unable to issue a memorandum of sale until the checks are complete.
We may refer you to recommended providers of ancillary services such as Conveyancing, Financial Services, Insurance and Surveying. We may receive a commission payment fee or other benefit (known as a referral fee) for recommending their services. You are not under any obligation to use the services of the recommended provider. The ancillary service provider may be an associated company of Davis Tate. (Not applicable to the Woodley branch – please contact directly for further information).
Thinking of selling?
Find out how much your home is worth with a free valuationBook a valuation
Explore the area
Predicted broadband speeds
- Standard 17 mbps
- Superfast 64 mbps
Borrowing £1,890,000 and repaying over 25 years with a 2.5% interest rate.
Now you know what you could be paying, book an appointment with our partners Embrace Financial Services to find the right mortgage for you.Book a mortgage appointment
Stamp duty calculator
This calculator provides a guide to the amount of residential Stamp Duty you may pay and does not guarantee this will be the actual cost. This calculation is based on the Stamp Duty Land Tax Rates for residential properties purchased from 1 October 2021. For more information on Stamp Duty Land Tax, click here.