Armshill Wood Cottage, Stonor, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 6HE
Armshill Wood Cottage is a deceptively spacious family home, situated in the sought after hamlet of Stonor and backing onto the Stonor Estate grounds. The property is believed to have been built in the 1950’s as a detached two bedroom cottage, which has been comprehensively extended and refurbished by the current owners to create a fabulous 4 bedroom house.
The traditional solid oak front door opens into an entrance hall. There is a family room with a front aspect, which could be used as an occasional 5th bedroom.
The sitting room has a front aspect with picture window. There is an attractive exposed brick open fireplace with oak beam. There is a wide opening into the dining area.
The spectacular open plan kitchen dining room has an extensive range of shaker style, painted solid oak kitchen furniture including a substantial central island unit with a breakfast bar, an induction hob and gas wok burner and a worktop fitted downward extractor. In addition, fitted appliances include a Bosch double oven and microwave, a Miele coffee machine and space for an American style fridge freezer. The natural limestone flooring has underfloor heating, Large sliding patio doors open directly onto a substantial patio, which is great for entertaining.
A corridor leads to a utility room, shower room and study and has a door to outside. The utility room has a sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine and fitted cupboards. The shower room has travertine floor and walls, a heated towel rail, a modern white suite comprising a shower with glass screen, a freestanding marble basin and top and solid oak cupboard under and a w.c. The study/office has a rear aspect overlooking the garden.
To the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The master bedroom has a front aspect, fitted wardrobes and cupboards. The en suite shower room has travertine floor and walls, a heated towel rail, a shower cubicle, a freestanding basin and a w.c.
Each of the other double bedrooms has fitted wardrobes, with two facing the rear garden and the other with a front aspect.
The family bathroom has travertine walls, a heated towel rail, a panelled double ended bath, a shower cubicle, a freestanding marble basin and top and solid oak cupboard under and a w.c.
One of the key features of this house is the large rear garden. There is an extensive patio with a built-in corner seating area set up for al fresco dining. Wooden steps lead up to a lawned area, and two more steps up to a further area of lawn and children play area. There is space for a summer house with power available. The gardens run up the woods of Stonor Park and looking back there is a wonderful view over the other side of the valley.
There is private parking at the front of the house for several cars.
N.B Subject to planning permission, there is potential to further extend the property and the current owner has already made provision for this.
Living in Stonor
Stonor is a sought after hamlet situated in the Chiltern Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, just 3 miles north of Henley-on-Thames. Stonor House is a country house and deer park, which is open to the public and hold events throughout the year.
Within the immediate vicinity there are numerous bridleways over which to walk, ride and cycle through beautiful Chiltern countryside. Within a short drive is the renowned 5 Horseshoes pub at Maidensgrove Common and the well regarded Golden Ball at Lower Assendon are popular eateries.
Both the M4 and M40 motorways provide road access to London, Heathrow airport, the West Country and the Midlands. The Oxford Tube bus service provides a regular connections to Oxford and London on the M40.
- Henley 4.5 miles
- Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 14 miles
- Stokenchurch M40 Junction 4 – 9.5 miles
- London Heathrow – 25 miles
- London West End – 35 miles
Primary Schools – Nettlebed Community School, Badgemore Primary School.
Secondary Schools – Gillotts School, Langtree School
Sixth Form – Henley College
Prep Schools – St Mary’s School, Rupert House School, Moulsford
Private Schools – School buses operate to Shiplake College, Cranford House, Abingdon School and St Helen and St Katharine Abingdon.
There is fabulous walking, cycling and horse riding through the local Beech woods with plenty of country pubs within walking distance.
There are also a number of golf clubs within easy reach including Huntercombe, Badgemore Park and Henley Golf Club.
Tenure – Freehold
Services – Mains water, private drainage, electric central heating.
Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax Band – G
Services: Mains water and electric central heating, private drainage.
Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Philip Booth Esq Estate Agents 01491 635343
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- 4 bed
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