• For Sale
  • Offers in excess of 1,000,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 1,469 ft2
  • Land Size: 1,469 ft2
  • Bedroom: 2
  • Bathroom: 1
A delightful and unique home situated in the beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside.
Abbot's Tower is a delightful and unique home with an interesting history. It was originally a water tower built in 1902 for the neighbouring property and was converted into a residence and has been extensively refurbished by the current owners, with a number of the original features still visible. The property has a beautiful garden with delightful views across the open countryside.Approaching the property via a gravel driveway, the entrance hall has wooden flooring, a wood burner and a staircase leading to the first floor. Off the hall is a cloakroom with WC and the fully fitted kitchen, with integrated appliances including a dishwasher and a range cooker with hood. The comfortable sitting room leads into a circular dining room. French windows open into a boot room with a spiral staircase to a wonderful circular tower room/bedroom/office with amazing views over the gardens. A large loft space has the potential to be converted into further accommodation. There is a garden room with patio doors opening out on to the delightful garden terrace, which in turn leads to a fully insulated self-contained studio/office with a kitchen, shower room and wifi, an ideal home office or separate living space.The first floor is accessed via the hallway staircase to a landing area with built-in bookcases. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a dressing room, and the second double bedroom has eave storage and wardrobes. A family bathroom with bath and shower completes the accommodation.The first floor is accessed via the hallway staircase to a landing area with built-in bookcases. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a dressing room, and the second double bedroom has eave storage and wardrobes. A family bathroom with bath and shower completes the accommodation.To the front of the property is a gravel driveway with parking for several cars. There is access to the rear on both sides of the property, one side houses the oil tank and the other has space for parking. The large garden is laid to lawn with mature hedging, specimen plants and views across fields and beyond. There are also several outbuildings and a further summerhouse at the end of the garden, an ideal place to relax on a summer's evening.
The pretty market towns of Henley-on-Thames, Wallingford and Goring are close at hand with an excellent range of shops, schools and recreational facilities. The larger centres of Reading and Oxford are also easily accessible for more comprehensive amenities. Schools in the area include The Oratory School in Woodcote, Reading Blue Coat School, Radley College, Pangbourne College, Abingdon School, Wycombe Abbey and Queen Anne's School in Caversham. Abbots Tower is surrounded by open countryside, which provides an abundance of pretty walks and horse riding. The property enjoys far-reaching views over open fields and woodland. There are convenient commuter rail services from nearby Goring and Streatley mainline station direct to London Paddington in approximately 1 hour and from Reading in approximately 25 minutes.
Nick Warner
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A delightful and unique home situated in the beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside., Reading, England, United Kingdom is a 1,469ft2 Reading luxury listed for sale Offers in excess of 1,000,000 GBP. This high end Reading is comprised of 2 bedrooms and 1 baths. Find more luxury properties in Reading or search for luxury properties for sale in Reading.