The Well House is a charming Edwardian family house with painted brick elevations under a slate roof. It has been extended over the years and now offers flexible family accommodation with immense charm. Main features include:
Drawing room with open fireplace with marble surround and bookshelves to either side, window overlooking front garden, stripped wood floor
Double aspect sitting room with open fireplace with wood surround and built in bookshelves to one side
Lovely, light family room: triple aspect with French window and single door to garden
Study/dining room with built-in cupboard and bookshelves
Kitchen/breakfast room with 4-oven Aga, range of floor units, dresser and shelves, walk-in pantry
Master bedroom: double aspect with en suite shower room
Guest bedroom with shower and washbasin (currently used as a studio)
3 further bedrooms, large family bathroom with built-in cupboards and separate WC
The Well House is accessed via wooden five-bar gates to an in-and-out gravel drive around an area planted with shrubs and trees. Solid wooden gates open to a large parking area to the side of the house and to the front of the detached double-garage that has a useful tack room to the rear. To the northern boundary is a small copse. The front of the house overlooks a south facing garden, laid mainly to lawn and opening to a formal parterre garden planted with box around a central arch laden with roses and clematis. To the west is the heated swimming pool with paved terrace, part walled and decorated with climbing roses and vine, this lovely private area opens to the garden and around to the stable and paddock with glorious views over the surrounding countryside.
Edwardian family house set in 2.2 acres
Watlington 3 miles, Henley-on-Thames 10 miles, M40 J5 4 miles
The Well House occupies a wonderful location in the hamlet of Greenfield on the edge of the village of Christmas Common, situated in the Chiltern Hills in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offering miles of riding and walking in the surrounding countryside. The village has a well known public house/restaurant, The Fox and Hounds, and the nearby town of Watlington has a good range of local shops and amenities. The larger centres of Henley, Oxford and High Wycombe provide extensive recreational, educational and shopping facilities. Excellent schools in the area include Rupert House, Moulsford, Cranford House, the Oratory and the Abingdon schools. There is a mainline train service from High Wycombe to London Marylebone (from 25 minutes) and access to the M40 J5 is just 4 miles distant.