Oakfern Cottage, 46 New Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. RG9 2BT
A Grade II listed town house situated in a prime location, in the heart Henley-on-Thames town centre, being opposite the historic Kenton Theatre, just a few hundred meters from the River Thames and a short walk to the town centre shops including Waitrose.
A timber front door opens into the entrance hall.
The ground floor sitting/bedroom features a cast iron fireplace, fitted bookshelves, and a window fronting on to New Street.
Steps lead down to the cellar.
The L-shaped dining room has exposed timber beams, a door to the rear garden, fitted shelves and an opening to the kitchen.
The kitchen comprises some fitted cupboards, wooden worktops with a Belfast sink, fitted shelving and an electric oven. A stable door opens to the rear garden.
To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room, which has plumbing for a washing machine. In addition there is a modern shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c.
Stairs lead to the first floor
There are two double bedrooms, with the front room currently being used as a sitting room.
Stairs lead to a half landing where there is a family bathroom with a white suite, comprising a panel enclosed bath, wash basin and w.c as well as eaves storage cupboards.
Further stairs lead to a bedroom with exposed timber flooring and a window providing views towards St Marys church.
The rear garden is a peaceful private courtyard garden, which is currently decked with steps up to a raised garden with a timber shed enclosed by brick wall.
Henley Town Council operate a residents parking scheme in New Street. Visitors can park in the metered parking bays.
New Street is the perfect location for those who enjoy town centre living, being just meters away from the town centre shops, and a market every Thursday. If you enjoy eating and drinking, there is a wide choice of eateries close by in neighbouring streets. Hotel Du Vin and the Kenton Theatre are also located in New Street and Phyllis Court Club is just a short walk away.
Henley has a wide selection of shops, including a Waitrose supermarket; there are boutiques, a cinema, a theatre, excellent pubs and restaurants, a bustling market every Thursday and good schools for all ages.
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 55 minutes (via Twyford Crossrail 2018). There are regular bus services to the larger towns of Reading and High Wycombe, via Marlow.
Reading – 7 miles
Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 11 miles
London Heathrow – 25 miles
London West End – 36 miles
Primary Schools – Badgemore Primary School (Ofsted – Good)
Secondary Schools – Gillotts School (Ofsted – Good)
Sixth Form – The Henley College
Private – St Mary’s School, Rupert House School.
Buses operate to the larger Private Schools in Shiplake, Reading and Abingdon.
River pursuits include rowing and Kayaking. The world famous Royal Regatta takes place in July followed by the Henley Festival of Arts. Rewind Festival in August. Marina facilities at Harleyford and Wargrave. Golf at Henley Golf Club, Badgemore Park Golf Club. Other sports clubs include, Rugby, Hockey, Football and Lawn tennis. There is superb walking, cycling and riding in the Chiltern Hills, an designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Phyllis Court country club is situated on the river and is a great place to socialise.
Tenure – Freehold
Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax Band –
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