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William Morris property near Henley-on-Thames

The Cottage is a country property dating back to the 18th century, with later extensions carried out by William Morris when he owned the property in the 1920s. Mr Morris also bought the surrounding golf course which still gives the property privacy today.

The house still retains much of its character including oak panelled walls in the dining room, open fireplaces and bay windows in the reception rooms. The snug is a cosy room, also with fireplace the wine store/cellar is on the lower ground floor.

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Upstairs is the master bedroom suite with a large en-suite shower room and a dressing room/bedroom five. Three further bedrooms and two bathrooms are also on the first floor. A garage and a workshop are also housed on the ground floor, with additional accommodation available above this area on the first floor.

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The majority of the rear garden is laid to lawn with a variety of shrubberies, an apple tree, and a number of flowering borders. A flagstone terrace with a water feature leads to the swimming pool. A sunken garden lies to one side with an ornamental pond.

The Cottage sits in the village of Nuffield in The Chilterns, between Henley-on-Thames and Wallingford. Oxford is 18 miles.

The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact Savills on 01491 843 040 or visit

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