31 St Andrews Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 1HY
A handsome 4/5 bedroom classic Edwardian semi-detached home situated approximately quarter of a mile from Henley railway station and conveniently situated for Trinity School (Ofsted outstanding). The property benefits from a south facing corner plot garden, off-road parking and a garage.
A painted panelled front door opens to an entrance hall with stairs leading up to the first floor.
The sitting room has a front aspect featuring a full height bay with large sash windows. There is an elegant fireplace, housing a ‘Jetmaster’ fire, with a timber surround and marble slips.
The dining room features ‘Amtico’ flooring, a fireplace housing a ‘Clearview’ wood-burning stove with a floating Ash shelf over and a fitted cupboard within the chimney recess. Glazed doors open in to the modern conservatory, which has fitted blinds, a ceramic tiled floor and doors to the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room also features ‘Amtico’ flooring and has a good range of hand-painted wall and base units with contrasting granite work surfaces and splash backs. Integrated appliances include a double oven, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge. There a window allowing natural light in and providing a view of the garden.
To the rear of the kitchen there is a door to a rear lobby with a further door to the cloakroom. An archway opens in to the utility room, which has a ‘Belfast’ sink with wooden draining boards, fitted cupboards including one that houses the gas fired boiler and a door to the garden.
To the first floor there is a landing. A pull-down ladder provides access to the boarded attic space, which is a large and useful storage space and houses a hot water tank. A staircase leads to the 2nd floor.
The master bedroom has a front aspect featuring a bay window and has fitted wardrobes. Adjoining this bedroom there is a shower room comprising a shower cubicle with power shower, a W.C and an Art Deco style wash hand basin.
The second bedroom is a large double bedroom which has a rear aspect, fitted wardrobes and shelves. The third bedroom has a dual aspect and exposed timber flooring. Bedroom 4 has a front aspect.
The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a panelled bath, a wash hand basing and W.C.
To the second floor is bedroom 5, which has a dormer window and two velux windows. There is a large eaves storage within the gable roof, providing storage space an a hot water tank with immersion heater.
To the front of the property there is a classic two tone diamond pattern tiled path to the front door. a lawn with a low level wall with a hedge. A gate to the side leads to the rear garden.
The private south facing rear garden has an expanse of lawn with mature trees and a panel fence marking the boundary and providing privacy. To the rear of the garden there is a timber shed.
Steps lead to a rear pedestrian gate, which provides access to the off road parking space and garage.
St Andrews Road is a highly sought after residential road approximately quarter of a mile from Henley town centre and railway station. There are regular bus services to Reading. Perpetual Park, home to Invesco Perpetual, is just 10 minutes’ walk. The River Thames is approx. 0.5 miles distant.
This family home is perfectly located for both private and local schools. It is within catchment for both Trinity Primary School (Ofsted Outstanding) and Gillotts Secondary School (Ofsted Good). Henley Sixth Form College is approximately 10 minutes’ walk away. In addition, St Mary’s School is just two minutes’ walk away.
Boys’ private schools within reach include Reading School, Reading Blue Coat, Shiplake College, Moulsford Prep and The Oratory Woodcote. For the girls: Queen Anne’s, Cranford House, St Joseph’s College, Kendrick and The Abbey. School buses to/from these schools operate from this side of Henley. Buses also operate to the Abingdon Boys and St Helen & St Katharine girls school in Abingdon.
Henley-on-Thames has a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants, a three-screen cinema and the 200-year-old Kenton Theatre. The world-famous Henley Royal Regatta takes place in July, followed by the Henley Festival of Arts, the Rewind Festival in August and the Henley Literary Festival, which takes place every September/October. Phyllis Court country club is situated on the river and is a great place to socialise.
River pursuits include rowing, sailing and canoeing with clubs situated along the river. Marina facilities are found at Harleyford and Wargrave. There is 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, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
Reading offers excellent shopping at the Oracle Shopping Centre. Recreational facilities include the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club and London Irish Rugby Club, with horse racing also available at Ascot, Newbury and Windsor.
The commuter is well provided for with the M4/M40 giving access to London, Heathrow, West Country and the Midlands. Henley Station has direct links with London Paddington 55 minutes (via Twyford Crossrail 2018).
Reading – 7 miles
Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 11 miles
London Heathrow – 25 miles
London West End – 36 miles
Tenure – Freehold
Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax – Band G
- 5 bed
- 2 bath
- 1 Garage