Sonning Eye Oxon RG4 6TU


Berrybrook, Playhatch Road, Sonning Eye, Oxon RG4 6TU

A modern detached family home built in 2006, situated in a semi rural location, within the sought after hamlet of Sonning Eye, being conveniently placed for both Henley and Reading and good local schools. The property benefits from underfloor heating two both ground and first floors, a fabulous rear garden, parking for several cars and a detached garage

The  part-glazed front door opens into an entrance hall, which has exposed timber flooring and Oak doors to the reception rooms.

The cloakroom has a white suite comprising a wash hand basin and low level w.c.

The sitting room has a magnificent floor to ceiling bay window, with an outlook over the rear garden. There is a fireplace with a gas fire and a black granite hearth and exposed timber flooring.

The study/utility room has front and rear aspects with glazed double doors opening to the rear garden. There is a kitchenette with fitted wall and base units with worktops and a sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. 

The kitchen breakfast room has an extensive range of modern wall and base units with granite worktops over. Integrated appliances including a Neff larder fridge, an oven and combination oven/microwave, a 5 ring gas hob with extractor hood over, a single drainer sink unit and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher.  Glazed double doors open to the rear garden. There is timber flooring and additional storage in the under stairs cupboard. The family room has a front aspect.

A staircase leads to a landing with a linen cupboard and access to a large loft space with potential to convert into further accommodation, subject to necessary regulations.

The master bedroom has front and rear aspects and fitted wardrobes. A door opens into the en suite bathroom which has a modern white suite including a bath and a shower cubicle, wash hand basin, w.c and heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 2 A large double bedroom with a rear aspect, timber flooring and deep built-in wardrobes  

The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a bath, a glass shower cubicle, wash hand basin, w.c. and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 is approached from a staircase in the utility room and is a double bedroom with an en suite shower room comprising a shower cubicle, a wash basin and w.c.


To the front of the house there is an extensive shingle drive providing parking for several vehicles and provides access to the detached garage. There is pedestrian access to either side of the house to the rear garden.

The level rear garden is a particular feature of the property, being bordered by many mature shrub borders and trees providing a great deal of privacy. There is an extensive lawn, an established pond with post and stainless steel cable fencing making it child friendly and at the far end of the garden there is a decked patio terrace with a timber pergola, perfect for outdoor entertaining. 

Living in Sonning Eye

Sonning Eye is situated in the parish of Eye and Dunsden located in South Oxfordshire. On the riverside near the Sonning Backwater Bridges is the French Horn, a luxury hotel and restaurant and The Mill dinner theatre. There is a grass area by the river bank that is popular with fishermen and a place to launch small boats.

There are many activities on the doorstep such as cycling, walking, including the Thames Path and horse riding on the many bridleways in the surrounding countryside. Nearby Caversham lakes provides rowing, sailing and waterskiing.

Across the River Thames is Sonning village, which has a church, The Great House Hotel and in the centre of the village The Bull Inn and The Ivy at Sonning Indian restaurant. The nearby village of Playhatch has The Crown , The Flowing Spring and the Shoulder of Mutton pubs.

There are good transport links nearby. Reading is approximately 3 miles away and has an excellent mainline station with regular trains into London Paddington approx 30 minutes with CrossRail linking East and West in 2020.

Sonning-on-Thames 0.5 miles

Reading Station – 3 miles

Henley-on-Thames – 5 miles

M4 motorway Jct 10 – 5.5 miles


The property sits in the catchment area for Shiplake CE Primary School.

Gillotts School Henley-on-Thames – Comprehensive School for 11-16yr olds.

Henley College Sixth form college.

Private schools include Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne’s Caversham, The Abbey, Kendrick and The Oratory at Woodcote.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council

Services: Mains water, mains electricity and mains gas central heating

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Philip Booth Esq on 01491 635343

Property Features
  • House
  • 3 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 1 Garage