Laurel House is a stunning detached house with flexible accommodation including a self-contained annexe ideal for working from home, or for extended independent family living. Recently completely remodelled, the stylish fittings and muted tones combine to create a truly delightful relaxing atmosphere of the highest standard and making full advantage of the views, light and space of the setting.
The house is approached via a stone staircase leading to the front door and stepping into the entrance hall with cloakroom. The double aspect Sitting Room features a beautiful Portland stone fireplace and patio doors stepping out onto the balcony terrace. The kitchen is well-appointed, set around an island with high quality integrated appliances, from here there is access to the utility room and side garden door, the kitchen also steps out onto the balcony terrace through patio doors. The dining room is open plan leading off the kitchen.
The first floor has three stylish bedrooms all with ensuites, whilst the lower ground floor has been cleverly designed, with a seamless continuation of quality and style to provide either a dedicated space for home working or an independent annexe with two bedroom suites and a superb open plan reception room with a recessed kitchen area and stepping to the garden.
Outside, our client has designed a low maintenance garden with new and mature planting, blending with the striking balcony terrace and garden level patio areas to create a lovely tranquil atmosphere.
Binfield Heath is a popular village, located midway between Henley-on-Thames and Reading. There is a local post office / village shop (www.binfieldheathstores.co.uk)and The Bottle and Glass Pub (www.bottleandglassinn.com) is within walking distance. The village lies within the Parish of Shiplake with Dunsden and Harpsden with the nearest church being in Shiplake or Dunsden Green. Orwells, a local award-winning restaurant, is also nearby and also the Loddon Brewery store.
Schools in the area include Shiplake College, The Oratory, Blue Coat in Sonning, Queen Anne's in Caversham. The Church of England Primary School at Shiplake Cross and Gillots, both rated highly by Ofsted.
Henley-on-Thames is the nearest market town, providing a wider range of local shops and restaurants, together with a Waitrose, a local cinema and also a theatre. The town hosts the annual Royal Regatta, a prestigious annual event of the summer season, followed by the Henley Music and Arts Festival. The Henley Literary Festival comes later in the autumn. There is also good access to Reading, which provides a wider range of large shops, Reading Station and a route through to the M4 motorway.
By prior appointment with the sole agent, Agents Robinson Sherston, firstname.lastname@example.org
Post Code RG9 4JZ
Leave Henley towards Shiplake and Reading on the A4155. Proceed through Shiplake passing the war memorial on your left and as you come up the incline and before Shiplake College turn right into Memorial Avenue. At the T junction turn right and proceed into the village of Binfield Heath. Go past the village shop and take the next turn on the right into Common Lane and Laurel House is a short way down on the left-hand side.
NB: Please note the online street view is very out of date and shows a garage close by. this garage is not longer there and has been replaced with beautiful village houses.
Band D £2035 2021 / 2022
South Oxfordshire District Council ( SODC )
135 Eastern Avenue
Mains: Gas, Electricity, Water and pump to Mains Drains
EPC Rating: C
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