Fairmile, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9

6 bedroom property for sale

Guide price £2,995,000

Elegant and stylish town house, arranged over five floors with views over rolling hills. Sympathetically refurbished by the present owners and combining the best of town and country living. Walking from the front door to the Chiltern Hills AONB, yet only 0.5 mile from the riverside. London 38 miles.

Rotherfield House was built as one of a pair of substantial Victorian villas. The house currently offers an impressive and contemporary family home, on the edge of this world renowned riverside town.

Benefiting from modern living enhanced by the period details of the house, the rooms are noticeably bright from their large windows and ceiling heights. Arranged over five floors, the house has the benefit of a large lower ground floor with its own access, ideally suited for annexed or separate family living. Alternatively the space offers further flexibility for home working, with use of the private side gate in the walled rear garden. This is clearly town living on the edge of impressive countryside at its best.

With boutique London style interiors the house
impresses at every turn. Coming through the double front doors, the light from the rear door to the garden lights the hall, alongside the staircase rising to the first floor. A traditional double reception room of sitting room and dining room offers high ceilings, sash windows and a pair of fireplaces. Doors from the sitting room lead to the elevated balcony, above the southerly rear garden. To the west side of the house lies an impressive 32' double length kitchen/breakfast room with a wealth of fitted furniture, central island and space for a breakfast table. A guest cloakroom completes this floor, beside the staircase descending to the lower ground floor.

The lower ground floor presents a variety of flexible options being part of the main house, but easily separated with its own private access and facilities. Currently in use as a cinema or family room, study, second kitchen, bedroom and shower room with the second bedroom currently in use as a boot room.

Rising to the first floor this indulges just two impactful bedroom suites and a laundry room. The master suite has a walk in dressing room and fully occupies the east side of the house, with the main guest suite lying opposite.

To the second floor are a further pair of guest
suites with en suite bathroom and shower room and private roof terrace, with the top floor offering a nanny suite of bedroom, sitting room and bathroom.

Outside
The house is approached a part walled entrance with ample off-street parking and two charging points. Stone steps lead up to the double front door and rural views are immediately apparent from this vantage point. To the rear of the house and the sitting room is an elevated balcony with stairs leading down into the walled rear garden. The lower ground floor cinema or family room opens onto the rear garden and the first floor
mezzanine has a door to a private roof terrace.
The walled rear garden encompasses a dining terrace, modern heated resistance pool and level lawn leading to a detached double garage with a full floor above. Private side gate.

Situation
The Fairmile lies close to the centre of Henley-on-
Thames where the town offers an extensive range of boutique shops, restaurants and cafés. Home to the renowned Leander Club and Phyllis Court as well as the Kenton Theatre and three-screen cinema.

A walk to the riverside is around half a mile away.

The town has good connections via road and rail with a local train service running to Twyford where it connects with commuter trains to London Paddington in approximately 48 minutes,
(Crossrail is due to commence from Reading in 2022). By road, the M4, (Junction 8/9) can be joined with London Heathrow approximately 23 miles and Central London approximately 38 miles.

There is a wide selection of state and private schools both in Henley and the surrounding
area. The property is conveniently set close to Lambridge Wood and opposite rolling fields, with numerous walks and trails and the renowned Chilterns, offer further enticement for cyclists, walkers and equestrians.

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