Henley, Marlborough, Wiltshire Sn8
An extended and fully modernised detached cottage offering spacious well-presented family accommodation with four reception rooms and four en suite double bedrooms together with a beautifully landscaped garden with views over the immediately adjoining farmland and countryside. The property is situated in Henley an extremely quiet hamlet of just six dwellings and a farm nestled deep in the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
A recently extended and completely modernised detached cottage constructed of smooth rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof. The property has been completely rewired and re-plumbed, with underfloor heating in the kitchen and all bathrooms, all other rooms have modern efficient electric radiators and double glazing throughout, and a new borehole pumping system was installed two years ago. The stunning accommodation comprises an impressive double height reception hall with cloakroom, four reception rooms, a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with Rangemaster and bi-fold doors leading onto the terrace and garden, utility and boot room. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, each with en suite bath/shower room, two featuring Juliet balconies. The landscaped gardens and grounds extend to 0.34 acres with views over the adjoining countryside, also enjoyed from a recently created tiered garden comprising a sun terrace and raised kitchen garden. There is off-road parking and a detached garage with workshop.
The property is just one of six properties, together with a farm, nestling in the quiet hamlet of Henley, with numerous footpaths, bridleways and byways providing lovely walks on the doorstep. Shalbourne (3 miles) has a primary school, church, post office/village store and a pub. The villages of Vernham Dean and Ham are within walking distance (about 30 mins) and both offer excellent pubs. The market town of Hungerford is about 6 miles, situated on the Kennet & Avon canal and has a train station with direct link into London Paddington (1 hour) as well as access to the M4. Burbage and Andover are both within 10 miles and Marlborough 14 miles away, all offering shopping, educational and leisure facilities.
Sandstone paved approach to hardwood/decorative leaded glazed front door with lantern light above leading into:
SUBSTANTIAL CENTRAL RECEPTION HALL Double height ceiling. Two sky lights to the front aspect. Turning staircase with exposed balustrade rising to first floor with down lighters above. Understairs storage cupboard. Ceramic tiled floor. Window to front aspect. Pendant light point for chandelier. Opening into inner hall. Door into:
LIVING ROOM (Good size dual aspect reception room) Picture window overlooking farmland and countryside. Further window to side aspect. Led down lighters.
INNER HALLWAY Latch doors to sitting room, formal dining room and cloakroom.
Exposed ceiling joists. Ceramic tiled floor.
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising wash hand basin with tiled splash back, cupboard below, mirror and light above. Low level WC. Slate flooring. Led down lighters.
SITTING ROOM (Good size reception room) Substantial inglenook fireplace with exposed beam over, inset brick chimney breast housing Jetmaster fire on stone hearth, recesses to either side of brickwork with mirror, display sill and cupboards beneath. Substantial exposed ceiling timber and beams. Small pane effect picture window. Wall lights.
FORMAL DINING ROOM (Good size reception room) Open fireplace with decorative mantelpiece housing wood burning stove on slate hearth. Substantial exposed ceiling beam and timbers. Small pane effect picture window. Wall lights. Low door into cupboard. Oak/bevel edge glazed double doors with similar panels to either side opening into farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room. Latch doors into utility and study.
STUDY Small pane effect bay window with beam above. Exposed ceiling beam and joists. Shelving. Wall light and down lighters.
FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM Ceramic 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap and granite drainer. Polished granite work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash back. Comprehensive range of colour washed Shaker style high and low level cupboards and drawers incorporating glazed display cabinets and deep pan drawers. Rangemaster, integrated larder fridge and freezer, dishwasher and recycling bins. Central island with polished granite top, breakfast bar to one side, range of cupboards, drawers, wine racking and shelving beneath, three contemporary pendant lights above. Glazed bi-fold doors the full width of the room opening onto the terrace and main garden. Small pane effect window overlooking garden. Led down lighters. Slate flooring.
UTILITY ROOM Ceramic 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, retractable hand held jet and drainer. Roll top oak effect work surfaces. Range of high and low level cupboards and drawers. Two full height cupboards, one with plumbing for washing machine, slatted shelving above and fuse boxes, the other housing pressurised hot water cylinder with immersion and expansion tanks. Polished slate flooring. Led down lighters. Ledged and braced reclaimed door into:
BOOT ROOM Small pane picture window to front aspect. Polished slate flooring. Coat hooks and shoe shelving. Part obscure glazed door to main garden. Led down lighters.
SPLIT LEVEL CENTRAL LANDING Led down lighters. Latch doors to bedroom suites and linen cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (Large double bedroom) Glazed double doors opening onto Juliet balcony with wrought iron railings and views over the surrounding countryside. Led down lighters. Door and step down into:
Master Bathroom White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled splash back, mirrored cabinet and light above, drawers beneath. Large corner bath with mixer tap and tiled surround. Low level WC. Folding glass door into large porcelain tiled shower enclosure with mosaic tiled recesses. Ceramic tiled floor. Led down lighter. Window. Loft hatch.
BEDROOM SUITE TWO (Large double bedroom) Small pane effect dormer window to front aspect with views over countryside. Led down lighters. Ledged and braced latch door into:
Luxury En Suite Bathroom Contemporary free-standing bath with mixer tap, hand held shower attachment, glass shelves to side. Basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath, tiled splash back, mirrored cabinet with light above. Ceramic tiled floor. Part porcelain tiled walls. Window. Down lighters. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM SUITE THREE (Large double bedroom) Glazed double doors opening onto Juliet balcony with wrought iron railings and distant views over farmland. Alcove for free-standing furniture. Latch door and steps down into:
En Suite Shower Room Folding glass door into large porcelain tiled enclosure with mosaic tiled recesses. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled splash back, mirrored cabinet with light above. Low level WC. Ceramic tiled floor. Led down lighters.
BEDROOM SUITE FOUR (Large dual aspect double bedroom) Dormer window to front and further window to side aspect, both with views towards rolling countryside. Led down lighters. Ledged and braced latch door into:
En Suite Shower Room Wide wash hand basin with mixer tap, drawer beneath. Low level WC. Glass door into large porcelain tiled shower enclosure with tiled recess. Glass shelving. Ceramic tiled floor. Led down lighters. Dormer window to front aspect with views over countryside.
Wide opening off lane onto a tarmacadam approach with brick and flint wall edging lawn to side, leading onto a gravel driveway with further parking. Gate within fencing leads into a fenced Yard Area.
OUTBUILDING Brick and flint elevations beneath a tiled roof. Double doors to gable end fronting the road into:
Garage Light and power connected. Boarded loft area. Window to side. Personnel door onto driveway.
Workshop Window to both side aspects. Light and power connected. Long work surface with range of cupboards and drawers. Light and power connected. Lean-to log storage at rear.
Sandstone path leads to main entrance and rear patio area, ideal for entertaining. Well stocked herbaceous border enclosed by attractive slate capped brick/flint walling with views beyond over farmland. Raised Cotswold stone/terracotta terrace area. Garden shed housing plant for borehole. Sandstone steps rise to:
MAIN GARDEN Large lawn with well stocked herbaceous border to side and views beyond over the adjoining farmland, enclosed by mixed hedging to other side. Wild Cherry tree. Impressive split level garden with sun terrace and raised kitchen garden to far side boundary, with steps to one side and brick/flint retaining walls leading to:
Tier One Path under arch with climbing roses. Lawns to either side to a sun terrace with views towards farmland, bordered by flower and topiary bed,
Tier Two Well planned kitchen garden with four raised beds and plant house/ greenhouse on brick base. Espalier fruit trees. Brick/flint wall screens side boundary which adjoins grazing land.
Agent’s Note The property is subject to a foot path passing through the curtilage at the northern end of the plot however this is barely used and the vendors who have been in the garden throughout spring and summer have only seen it walked on two occasions in 2020.
Mains electricity. Private water and drainage. Note: No household services or appliances have been tested and no guarantees can be given by Evans & Partridge.
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