The Felin, Baskerville Lane, Lower Shiplake, Oxon RG9 3JY
A recently extended and completely refurbished four bedroom detached family home, sitting in a plot of approx 1/3 of an acre. The property is deally situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and within walking distance of Shiplake village amenities and railway station.
A covered entrance with a modern timber front door opens into the large entrance hall with a utility room and modern cloakroom.
The spacious dining room has a front aspect, recessed spotlights and double doors opening into the kitchen/breakfast room.
The kitchen breakfast room features an extensive range of wall and base units with white quartz work surfaces over and a peninsular with a sink unit and mixer tap. There are two fitted single ovens and a plate warming drawer, a fitted microwave and an induction hob with an extractor hood over. There is an integrated dishwasher, a fridge/freezer and a wine fridge. Bi-fold doors open to the rear garden.
The bright and spacious sitting room has a rear, south facing aspect with bi-fold doors opening to the rear garden. There is a stone fireplace with a gas fire, recessed spotlights and a door leading to the Study, which has a range of bespoke fitted office furniture.
The gym/playroom/bedroom 5 is approached from the entrance hall and has a door in to the double garage. N.B This area could be converted into a self contained annexe as there are services and drainage available.
Stairs lead to the first floor galleried landing with a loft hatch and ladder providing access to the attic space.
The master bedroom has a rear aspect, with views over the rear garden. A range of fitted wardrobes and a door opening in to the luxury en suite with a white suite comprising a double shower cubicle, basin with fitted cupboards, W.C and an airing cupboard.
There are three further bedrooms to the first floor, all of which have fitted wardrobes.
There is a recently fitted family bathroom with a modern white suite comprising a panelled bath, concealed cistern low level W.C and a wash basin.
The property benefits from long driveway leading up to the house, providing plenty of off road parking and providing access to the double garage, which has electric up and over doors. The front garden is laid to lawn with mature shrub beds and specimen trees.
A particular feature of the property is the southwest facing rear garden which comprises an paved patio terrace, ideal for sitting out on a summer evening and enjoying a barbecue. Much of the garden is laid to lawn with well stocked beds with a delightful array of mature shrubs and trees. The garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing and high hedging.
There are two timber sheds.
Living in Lower Shiplake
Lower Shiplake is a popular Thameside village which boasts a railway station, village shop, two award winning pubs, a popular butchers shop and a sought after village school.
There are good transport links with Shiplake railway station just 0.5 miles away (Paddington approx 50 minutes with CrossRail providing access to the City and Canary Wharf in 2019). Reading is approximately 7 miles away and has an excellent mainline station with trains into London, south coast, the west country, the midlands and north west england.
There are many activities with stunning walks along the Thames Path and cycling and horse riding in the surrounding countryside. The River Thames offers excellent kayaking, with several backwaters to explore close by. There is sailing at Henley sailing club based in Wargrave and the gravel pits a Sonning Eye. Shiplake also has an active tennis club and bowls club.
Henley – 3 miles
Reading – 6 miles
Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 12 miles
London Heathrow – 25 miles
London West End – 40 miles
Shiplake Primary School (Ofsted Good).
Prep schools include Rupert House School and St Mary’s School in Henley.
Gillotts Secondary School in Henley (Ofsted Good)
Private schools include: Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, The Oratory at Woodcote, Kendrick Girls, The Abbey and Queen Anne’s are easily accessible. Buses also run from Shiplake to the Abingdon Schools including St Helen and St Katharine and Abingdon Boys.
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax: Band G
Services: Mains water and electricity, gas central heating, mains drainage
Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Philip Booth Esq Estate Agents 01491 635343
- 4 bed
- 2 bath
- 2 Garage