Head of OfficePangbourne Estate Agents
Fernwood House is a beautifully appointed modern family home sitting on 2.5 acres with a further 2 acres by separate negotiation, that features attractive timber-clad elevations, while inside there is a wealth of stylish, elegant accommodation including up to four bedrooms.
The welcoming and spacious reception hall provides a grand entrance, with its oak herringbone flooring, which continues throughout the ground floor. Double doors lead to the main ground floor living space, the 33ft kitchen and breakfast room with its part-vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove, French doors and bi-folds opening onto the garden. The kitchen has sleek, contemporary units, a central island with a breakfast bar and high specification integrated appliances.
Also on the ground floor is a study and a family room with an adjoining shower room, which could be used as a guest bedroom. There is one further bedroom en suite on the ground floor, while the first floor has the generous principal bedroom and luxury en suite bathroom, and one further double bedroom en-suite. The first floor also has extensive loft storage.
At the entrance to Fernwood House, security gates open onto a gravel driveway, which leads to a spacious parking area and access to the detached double carport and garage, which has a cloakroom and to its first floor, a well-presented office space. The grounds also include two outbuildings, a greenhouse and a vegetable garden, while the garden surrounding the house has extensive paved terracing and far-reaching lawns, with post and rail fencing. A gate leads from the garden to a grassy paddock, which could be used to exercise a horse. In addition there is planning permission approved for a swimming pool and summer house.
The attractive market town of Wallingford located seven miles north, offering a range of amenities including Waitrose, with Henley on Thames, the home of the Henley royal regatta, offering a more substantial range of shopping and leisure facilities located eleven miles east. Goring is a village on the River Thames located three miles west. Most land is farmland, with woodland on the Goring Gap outcrop of the Chiltern Hills. Its riverside plain encloses the residential area, including a high street with shops, pubs and restaurants. Pangbourne is a large village located three and a half miles south. Pangbourne has its own shops, schools, a railway station on the Great Western main line and a village hall. Reading is eight miles to the south, providing The Oracle shopping and leisure mall, and a choice of large supermarkets. The M4 is easily accessible, nine miles to the south, while mainline rail services are available from Reading, which offers fast and regular routes to London Paddington (25 minutes). The property is in a highly sought-after setting on the edge of the popular village of Woodcote. The village has several everyday amenities, including a local shop, two pubs and a café, as well as two primary schools and the independent Oratory School and Oratory Preparatory School.
From Strutt & Parkers Pangbourne office, head along the High Street and at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Whitchurch Road/B471. Continue for two and three-quarter miles, then at the junction, turn right and then immediately left onto Goring Road/B471. After just more than half a mile, you will find the entrance to the property on the right-hand side.Read all