36 Queen Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. RG9 1AP
A large bay fronted Victorian end of terrace home, with well-proportioned accommodation on four floors totalling over 2300 sq.ft. The property has been extended and completely refurbished to a high standard yet retains many original features. making it an exquisite example of a house of this era.
A wrought iron gate and a classic Victorian chequer board tiled path lead to an arched covered entrance with a modern part glazed front door opening into the entrance hall. The entrance hall has plaster mouldings, a decorative arch and stairs to the first floor.
The sitting room has a front aspect with bay window and plantation shutters covering the bottom half of the windows. The fireplace houses a wood burning stove and has a decorative surround and a black slate hearth. There is wooden flooring and original ornate plaster mouldings and a decorative ceiling rose.
Doors open in to a central hall which has been expertly designed to create lots of storage space, including large boot cupboard with hanging space and hooks and a further cloaks cupboard with additional storage space. There is a stylish cloakroom comprising a built-in sink with mosaic tiled shelf, a large fitted mirror and high level decorative shelving. The utility room has a Belfast sink, and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.
An opening leads from the central hallway in to the Kitchen area. The kitchen has a large central island with a concrete worktop with a distinctive light feature and exposed structural beams above. There is an extensive range of white fitted kitchen furniture with a moulded Corian worktop incorporating the sink which has a Qooker hot tap and an inset induction hob. With the exception of the cutlery drawers, the drawer units feature internal lights. There is two built-in ovens and microwave and space for an American style fridge freezer. Intergrated dishwasher and a TV point.
There is a casual seating area adjacent to the kitchen which has enough space to accommodate two sofas. There are two large roof lanterns allowing natural light to flood in to this area.
The dining area has a rear aspect with glazed 3 panel bi-folding doors opening out to the rear garden. There is vaulted ceiling and feature high level coloured lighting.
Lower ground floor
The basement has been professionally tanked to provide a permanently watertight living space, which could be used as a self-contained apartment, suitable for a live-in nanny, teenagers or grandparents. Underneath the stairs, is a small desk space with internal Art Deco bespoke stained-glass internal window.
There is a double bedroom (4) and another large room currently being used as family room, but this could be used as a further bedroom (5). Each has new radiators.
There is a newly fitted shower room, complete with shower with a folding door, a sink unit, a wc and a wall mounted radiator.
From the landing, steps lead up to the fabulous family bathroom, which features a traditional Victorian style roll top bath with shower attachment, a fully tiled walk-in shower featuring a power-shower with Rainforest spray shower head and a hand held shower. A ‘Burlington Throne’ high level wc and a large Burlington sink. Timber effect flooring. A feature brick wall with an inset original cast-iron fireplace. A vertical radiator with towel rails.
Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect, wood flooring, a cast-iron fireplace. A built-in cupboard and a further useful shoe storage cupboard. Bedroom 2 has a front aspect with a walk-in bay window, a painted cast-iron fireplace with decorative surround, timber flooring, a ceiling rose and original cornicing.
The master bedroom suite at the top of the house has front and rear aspects, with far reaching views over Henley. This large double bedroom has a sitting/study area, a separate area for a dressing table and large storage cupboards. There is an en suite newly fitted shower room comprising a shower with folding doors, a wc, a sink unit with a fitted mirror over and a chrome vertical radiator.
Refurbishment works include, an up-to-date central heating system, underfloor heating and wooden flooring at ground level, new carpets throughout and replacement double-glazed windows throughout. All works have been certified and approved by Building Regulations as required.
The private rear garden has an extensive paved terrace with mature trees and shrub borders. The garden is enclosed by an original brick wall with a pedestrian gate leading to the path, which in turn leads out to Queen Street, via a locked gate.
Henley Town Council operate a Residents Parking Scheme in Queen Street, which residents can apply to join.
Living in Queen Street
Queen Street is a quiet tucked away residential road situated in Henley town centre a level walking distance to all town centre amenities and River Thames. Henley Station is just a few minutes walk away and there are regular bus services to Reading and High Wycombe with bus stops on Station Road.
If you enjoy dining out, then you will be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of culinary delights a short walk away. The closest are Royal China, Cafe Le Raj and Asiana Spice on Reading Road or for a fine dining experience Shaun Dickens Boathouse is along Station Road. Hot Gossip cafe and The Anchor pub are both situated just around the corner in Friday Street
Henley town centre has a Waitrose supermarket and a host interesting independent shops and boutiques. There’s a 3 screen cinema, a theatre and the old fire station, which holds regular art exhibitions.. The commuter is well provided for with the M4/M40 giving access to London, Heathrow, West Country and Midlands. Henley Station has direct links with London Paddington (via Twyford Crossrail 2019) 55 minutes.
- Reading – 8 miles
- Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 10 miles
- Stokenchurch M40 Junction 5 – 13 miles
- London Heathrow – 25 miles
- London West End – 36 miles
Primary Schools – Trinity Primary (Ofsted Outstanding), Sacred Heart Primary
Secondary Schools – Gillotts School
Sixth Form – The Henley College
Prep schools include St Mary’s School and Rupert House School,
School buses operate to Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne’s Caversham, The Abbey, Reading, Cranford House, Abingdon School and St Helen and St Katharine Abingdon.
River pursuits include Henley sailing club, local canoe clubs and various rowing clubs with world famous Henley Royal Regatta taking place each summer. There are marina facilities at Hambleden and Wargrave. There are several golf clubs including Henley Golf Club, Badgemore Park Golf Club. The Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty provides superb walking, cycling and horse riding.
Phyllis Court Club is a popular country club fronting the River Thames just downstream from Henley Bridge.
Tenure – Freehold
Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax – Band F
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- 5 bed
- 3 bath