This exceptional property is situated in a truly unique location overlooking a private lake in a tree-lined road just outside Wallingford. Designed to make the most of the attractive lakeside position the property has a full length ground floor terrace and large patio area with bi-fold doors. Waterside House is beautifully presented inside and has a very high specification and tastefully decorated. A Sonos sound system wired for separate wifi zones, Sky multi room and an efficient under floor heating system served by an air source heat pump.
The layout of the property means that three reception rooms and open plan kitchen/breakfast room enjoy the rear aspect across the lake. There is a study and additional fourth reception room (which could be used as a fifth bedroom) The first floor bedrooms have access to the rear balcony terrace which extends across the rear of the property, the two main bedrooms have en suites, one also features a walk in dressing area, a family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation.
The open plan kitchen has a range of modern wall and floor units with a central island and a range of Seimens built in appliances which include a double fridge, oven, dishwasher, combination microwave with warming drawer. Quooker instant hot tap, induction hob and wine fridge.
Situated away from the main road down an attractive tree-lined lane, the property is accessed by an intercom system and large wooden electric gates opening to an enclosed private courtyard. To the front and side are privately owned fields. To the front of the house is an attractive walled courtyard garden with a large gravelled parking area and borders. There is an attached garage and an additional outside plant room with two open covered parking bays.
The rear garden is the main feature of this property. The lovely setting opens onto the private lake and enjoys a beautiful tranquil spot within mature trees and is not overlooked. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and the current owners have planted a hornbeam hedgerow which is rapidly maturing. An attractive area to the side is planted with pear trees, towards the end of the garden is a mature walnut tree. The lake and surroundings enjoy a great deal of wildlife and birdlife.
The private lake is owned jointly by a company which is made up of five property owners including Waterside House.
Situated in a very private location behind an original boundary wall within a short stroll to the River Thames and the Thames path giving easy access to Crowmarsh, Wallingford Bridge and along the river to Goring and Streatley in the opposite direction. This property has open fields to the side and front. It is in an area of Outstanding Natural beauty with many nearby walks and cycle routes. Nearby there is a rowing club in Wallingford and a boat Chandlery at Moulsford. At the top of the lane is the bus stop for Oxford and Reading.
The remains of Wallingford's town walls can still be seen today as can the the remains of the Castle from the Castle Gardens. Wallingford is a thriving market town, the centre is a major conservation area with fine examples of churches and architecture dating back to the 14th century. There is a Waitrose Supermarket in the town centre. The Country Market is held every Friday in the Regal Centre and the farmers Market is held every third Tuesday in the Market Place. The Corn Exchange is the home of Wallingford's cinema and theatre, producing a wide variety of productions throughout the year. Three primary schools and a highly regarded High School which is also a sports academy. Wallingford is within easy reach of both the M40 and the M4 and only 15 miles from Oxford. The town has two nursery's a primary and highly regarded secondary level schooling, and a full range of leisure facilities and sports groups.
The property also is within walking distance of The Springs Golf Club and within a short drive to the private schools of Cranford House, Moulsford boys school and the Oratory.
An EPC rating D. The property is a Council tax band E (currently £2,781.42 per year)
Mains water, electricity, private drainage. An air source heat pump providing underfloor heating.
From Wallingford proceed out of town towards Reading on the Reading Road through Winterbrook and at the roundabout turn left along the bypass at the next roundabout turn right on the A4074. A short distance along is The Lodge House set back from the road on the right hand side proceeding down this tree lined private road for approximately a third of a mile Waterside House is on the left hand side.
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