The Orchard occupies a plot of about 1.3acre and is set back behind a deep driveway and barn style garage and store. A substantial garden lies behind the house whilst beyond there is a stable block, holding yard and small paddock. The property enjoys some wonderful extended views with the garden enjoying a south-west aspect.
The accommodation is characterised by spacious well-lit rooms and is beautifully presented throughout. A substantial sitting room enjoys a modern inglenook style fireplace with stove and has French doors opening to the terrace and gardens. A large family kitchen lies open plan to the dining room which again opens to the gardens. There is a generous boot/utility room and attendant cloakroom. A substantial master bedroom suite provides a spacious dressing room, bathroom and shower and on the first floor a large galleried landing lies between two double bedrooms and a further shower room.
Planning permission has been granted to extend the property further with the addition of a new first floor master bedroom suite and a large extension and revised room layout on the ground floor. The plans and the decision notice can be provided on request.
The Orchard is on the edge of the small hamlet of Roke Marsh, just a short distance from the pretty villages of Roke and Berrick Salome. The much favoured public house, ‘The Home Sweet Home’, is close-by and there is an historic church. Local shops and facilities are available in nearby Benson which also offers boating and fishing activities on the Thames that lies adjacent to the village. The market town of Wallingford is only 4 miles distant providing extensive shopping and recreational amenities. Didcot Parkway station (7 miles) provides access to London, Paddington (from 46 minutes). Educational facilities are excellent in the area including Ewelme School, Cranford House Girls School, Moulsford Preparatory School, The Dragon School, Cothill School, Radley College, Bradfield and Pangbourne Public schools. There are fine golf courses at Goring and Streatley Golf Club and Huntercombe. The nearby Ridgeway Path, at the foot of the Chilterns, offers biking, riding and walking opportunities.
The house is set behind a deep gated driveway that provides ample parking with soft landscaping alongside.
An oak-framed barn provides a secure garage, store and two open parking bays. There are power and lighting points.
A detached timber framed and clad stable block provides three stables, a tack room and hay store fronted by an enclosed concrete surfaced holding yard. There are lighting, electric and water points.
Mains services: Electricity/water/Oil-Fired central heating,
Council Tax: South Oxfordshire District Council
EPC Rating: D
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