The Coach House, Matson Drive, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 3HB
The Coach House is uniquely situated in a rural location within walking distance of Henley, with spectacular 180° views from the house towards St Mary’s Church, Henley Town and the River Thames.
The current owner has enjoyed living in the property since 1974 and commented…
‘It has its own microclimate, beautiful sunsets and is flooded with natural light making it a unique setting. It is situated well above the Remenham Lane flood plane and is not inhibited by the Remenham Hill traffic jams’.
A step leads up to the front door which in turn leads into the entrance hall/snug with a fireplace housing a gas fire and space for a sofa. A door opens to the studio with sliding patio doors leading to outside. A further door leads to bedroom four, with an en suite WC. This flexible space used to serve as a working painter’s studio and a display gallery
The elegant sitting room is a light and spacious room with a fireplace housing a gas fire. A step leads up to a cotswold stone faced adit of an historic lime kiln with decorative niche and a staircase to the first floor.
The kitchen has a good range of modern wall and base units with work surfaces over and inset wash hand basin. There is a fitted double oven, a gas hob, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. A glazed door opens in to the conservatory which has glorious panoramic views over Henley and the River Thames.
The dining room has a fireplace housing an electric fire, a shelved niche (formerly a door to the kitchen) and far reaching views.
Bedroom one has a dual aspect with views and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom two is currently being used as a study and has a high-level window and a skylight window. Bedroom three has a skylight window.
There is a shower room with a white suite comprising a shower cubicle, bidet, wash hand basin and low level WC. Along the inner hall there is a further shower room comprising a white suite with shower cubicle wash hand basin and low level WC. Beyond the shower room there is a boot room/store.
A particular feature of the coach house is the large garden which sits to the left of the property as you look at it. There is a footpath which winds its way up the garden to a patio terrace with summer house which has perfect 180° panoramic views over Henley town centre and the river downstream towards Phyllis Court. There is an assortment of concealed temporary storage sheds.
To the front of the property there is a courtyard providing parking.
N.B There is potential to extend the current property or even relocate the house within the plot subject to necessary planning permissions.
Living in Remenham
Remenham is situated just across the River Thames from Henley, to the east of the town centre, at the bottom of White Hill. Famous landmarks include Leander Club, Henley Cricket Club and the Henley Royal Regatta headquarters and Regatta Meadows. The Little Angel pub is also just a short walk away.
The commuter is well provided for, with the M4/M40 motorways giving road access to London, Heathrow, the West Country and the Midlands. Henley station is just 0.7 miles from the property. Twyford Station has direct links with London Paddington and will operate trains on the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) from 2020.
- Maidenhead M4 Junction 8/9 – 8 miles
- High Wycombe M40 Junction 4 – 9 miles
- London Heathrow – 20 miles
- London West End – 30 miles
Primary Schools – Crazies Hill CofE Primary School
Secondary Schools – Gillotts School, Wargrave Piggott School
Sixth Form – Wargrave Piggott School, Henley College, Berkshire College of Agriculture
Prep Schools – St Mary’s School, Rupert House School
Private Schools – School buses operate to Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne’s, The Abbey, Cranford House, Abingdon School and St Helen and St Katharine Abingdon.
Along the river there are several friendly rowing clubs, canoe clubs and sailing clubs. Local marina facilities exist in Henley and at Wargrave.
Local golf clubs include, Temple, Hennerton and Castle Royle Golf Clubs. There is superb walking, cycling and riding in the Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty and along the river.
Phyllis Court country club is situated on the river just downstream from the Henley centre, which features a gym.
Tenure – Freehold
Local Authority – Wokingham Borough Council
Council Tax band – F
Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Philip Booth Esq Estate Agents 01491 635343
ENQUIRE ABOUT THIS PROPERTY
- 4 bed
- 2 bath