Striking 5-bedroom family home inspired by New England design A stunning example of the 17th century classic Colonial style, reminiscent of the mansions frequented by the Kennedys and Astors social set, in the heart of the beautiful Chiltern countryside. Harcombe House is privately nestled on one of Henley-on-Thames most exclusive roads, only one mile from the town centre in its very own oasis of gardens, extending to 0.6 acre and featuring a heated swimming pool and pool house.
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION STRIKING 5-BEDROOM FAMILY HOME INSPIRED BY NEW ENGLAND DESIGN
A stunning example of the 17th century classic Colonial style, reminiscent of the mansions frequented by the Kennedy's and Astor's social set, in the heart of the beautiful Chiltern countryside.
Harcombe House is privately nestled on one of Henley-on-Thames' most exclusive roads, only one mile from the town centre in its very own oasis of gardens, extending to 0.6 acre and featuring a heated swimming pool and pool house.
On arrival at the property the electrically operated gates roll out onto a paved driveway with ample parking for several cars, plus a double garage.
A large, elegant entrance hall leads onto the sitting room, kitchen/diner and study, with a solid feature staircase leading to five bedrooms upstairs.
To the left the open plan kitchen diner has all the elements of the property style - plush furniture, smooth clean lines, wood paneled floor and vibrant colours. The large island unit has light reflecting granite surfaces and cosy pendant lighting ideal for casual dining, whilst there is a formal dining area opening out onto a significant patio area and gardens through wide bi-folding doors, inviting the South-westerly sunshine inside.
The kitchen has many floor and wall level units with plenty of storage, built in appliances with all the modern conveniences for busy family life. Conveniently there is an additional family living room, downstairs cloakroom and utility room off the kitchen. Also, downstairs is a separate home office overlooking the gardens.
At the far end of the property is the main living room, with large triple window and French doors leading onto the garden this room is naturally light and airy.
Upstairs there are five bedrooms extending off a spacious and naturally bright landing. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and a separate dressing room. There are three further double bedrooms and a fifth bedroom served by a family bathroom.
The extensive mature gardens encircling the property are an outstanding feature and perfect for entertaining. There is a large, sunny South-west facing terrace to the rear with views across the garden and rolling Chiltern hills. To one end of the terrace a decorative Pagoda with climbing Clematis and ornamental pond and a dedicated area for games table. Further across the lawn is a heated swimming pool and new state of the art pool house is being constructed and there is opportunity for new buyer to input into specification.
LOCATION Lambridge Wood Road is located just off the Fairmile, close to the Centre of Henley-on-Thames. Henley-On-Thames offers an extensive range of boutique shops, restaurants and cafes whilst also benefitting from recreational facilities including the Kenton Theatre, a three-screen cinema, Leander Club and Phyllis Court private members club. Sporting facilities also including local rugby, football, cricket, netball, hockey and rowing clubs for all ages. Henley also has a wide selection of highly rated primary and secondary schools. The property is conveniently situated close to numerous walks and trails and the renowned Chiltern Valley offering further enticement for cyclists, walkers and horse riders. This is a unique location that really offers something for everyone.
TRANSPORT Henley has great transport links including a train service running to Twyford with connecting trains to London Paddington in approximately 48 minutes. The M4, (Junction 8/9) can be joined, with London Heathrow approximately 23 miles and Central London approximately 38 miles.
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