Solva, 17 Baskerville Lane, Lower Shiplake, Oxon RG9 3JY
An exceptional modern five bedroom detached family home situated at the end of a quiet cut-de-sac and having views over fields to the rear. Located within walking distance of Shiplake village amenities and railway station. Planning permission to extend the first floor was granted in 2019.
The modern timber front door opens into the entrance hall, which leads in to a bright, expansive open plan living space featuring a engineered timber floor, fitted shelving, recessed spotlights and bi-fold doors opening to the rear garden.
The kitchen features a range of wall and base units with silestone work surfaces over with inset sink unit. A range cooker with gas hob and extractor over. There is an integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. There is a separate utility room with a cloakroom. In addition there is a sitting room with fitted shelves and bedroom 5/playroom, both with a front aspect.
Stairs lead to the first floor landing with cupboard housing the hot water tank.
The master bedroom has a duel aspect, with windows allowing views to the rear over open countryside. The luxury en suite bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising a bath, shower cubicle, basin, w.c.and fully tiled walls and floor.
There are three further first floor bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes and a recently re-fitted family bathroom.
Agents Note: Planning permission has been granted to extend the first floor of the property to create 4 double bedrooms. A master bedroom with en suite bathroom and a dressing room. A guest bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. South Oxfordshire District Council P18/S3968/HH
The property benefits from long driveway leading up to the house, providing plenty of parking. There is a front garden, 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 enclosed by timber panel fencing with post and rail fencing to the rear to allowing you to enjoy the far reaching views over open countryside.
Living in Lower Shiplake
Lower Shiplake is a popular Thameside village which boasts a railway station, village shop, an award winning pub, a popular butchers shop and a sought after village school.
There are many activities on the doorstep such as lawn tennis, cycling, walking, including the Thames Path and riding in the surrounding countryside. Residents of Lower Shiplake are permitted to launch small river craft at The Green, which fronts the River Thames, off Basmore Lane.
Shiplake has several local pubs and restaurants including The Baskerville Arms, The Plowden Arms and Orwells at Shiplake Rise.
There are good transport links. Shiplake railway station is approximately. Reading is approximately 7 miles away and has an excellent mainline station with trains into London (Paddington approx 30 minutes with CrossRail in 2019), and to the north and west of England.
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 is close by and has a school bus from Lower Shiplake.
Prep Schools include Rupert House School and St Mary’s in Henley.
Private Schools include Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, The Oratory at Woodcote, Kendrick, 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
Services: Mains water and electricity, gas central heating, mains drainage
Viewing – Strictly by appointment with the vendors sole agent
Philip Booth Esq – 01491 63 53 43
- 5 bed
- 2 bath
- Gas Heating