Detached house for sale in Jordleys, Goring On Thames RG8

Guide price £2,000,000
Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 3 2
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Property features

  • An architecturally inspiring modern & contemporary residence
  • Situated in private gardens and grounds of approximately 3 acres
  • Self-contained annexe, tennis court, and period greenhouse with potting shed
  • Awe-inspiring views
  • Potential for adaptation / enlargement or complete re-development subject to pp
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • In total approx 2,701 sq ft

Property description

Jordleys – manor road

Goring-on-thames - oxfordshire

Goring & Streatley Station (London Paddington within the hour) – 4 mins walk / Reading (London, Paddington 27 minutes) – 10 miles / M4 (J 12 ) – 10 miles / M40 (J6) – 14 miles / Henley on Thames – 12 miles / Oxford – 19 miles / Wallingford– 5 miles

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Quietly tucked away, located in the exclusive central part of the village off a highly regarded tree lined road adjacent to The River Thames tow path, yet easily accessible for the High Street shops and amenities, mainline station providing access to London Paddington in under the hour, and for delightful the riverside and country walks.

An architecturally inspiring modern & contemporary residence situated in private gardens and grounds of approximately 3 acres, inclusive self-contained annexe, tennis court, and period greenhouse with potting shed, enjoying awe-inspiring views, and duly afforded great potential for further adaptation and enlargement or complete re-development, subject to the relevant permissions being obtained.

Careful planning and attention has provided modern open plan living whilst preserving traditional living and ambience, embracing the delightful gardens and grounds with inside outside living, encapsulating an ‘Al Fresco’ lifestyle, culminating in an exquisite family home.

• An Inspired Modern & Contemporary Residence Situated Adjacent To The River Thames Tow Path, Yet Close Walking Distance Of Train Station & Extensive Amenities, Set In Approximately 3 Acres Of Stunning Gardens & Grounds, With Far-Reaching Views Afforded, Inclusive Main House, Self-Contained Annexe, Tennis Court, Period Greenhouse With Potting Shed

• Planning Permission To Extensively Enlarge & Adapt, With Potential For Full Replacement If So Desired, Subject To Planning Permission

• Quintessential English Riverside Village Within Close Walking Of The River Thames, Extensive Amenities, Schooling, and Mainline Railway Station To London Paddington In Well Under The Hour

• Private Electrically Gated Winding Driveway

• Spacious Parking Courtyard

• Covered Entrance Courtyard

• Built-In Store

• Reception Hall

• Cloakroom

• Coat Cupboard

• Broom Cupboard

• Boiler Cupboard

• Sitting / Dining Room

• Open Plan Kitchen

• Utility Room

• Inner Hall

• Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room

• 3 Further Bedrooms

• Family Bathroom

• Detached Annexe With Kitchenette & Shower Room

• Detached Period Greenhouse With Potting Shed

• Shed

• Extending In All To Approximately 2,701 Sq Ft

• Professionally Landscaped Gardens & Grounds

• Tennis Court

• Paddock

• In All Extending To Approximately 3 Acres


Goring-on-Thames lies serenely in the beautiful Thames Valley set between the Chiltern Hills in Oxfordshire and the Berkshire Downlands opposite above the village of Streatley, the area known geographically as the ‘Goring Gap’ and designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.

In 2010 Goring was awarded the prestigious ‘Oxfordshire Village of the Year’ and also the coveted ‘South of England’ title. Local amenities include a super primary school, an excellent range of interesting shops and restaurants, together with a riverside café, boutique hotel, two olde worlde inns, health centre, veterinary practice, dentist and library. Importantly, a mainline railway station provides fast commuter services to London (Paddington) in well under the hour. The area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of state and private schooling.

The central village ‘Conservation Area’ has a wealth of architecturally interesting properties, many listed and dating from around the 16th Century. Historically, Goring-on-Thames traces back to Saxon times.

In addition to having well revered and outstanding local state primary and secondary schooling, including a primary school within Goring-on-Thames itself, the area is also extremely well served by an excellent range of private schooling, of particular note; Cranford House School, The Oratory Preparatory School, Moulsford Preparatory School, St Andrews Preparatory School, The Oratory School, Pangbourne College, Brockhurst & Marlston House, Downe House, Rupert House School, Shiplake College, The Abbey School, Bradfield College, The Manor Preparatory School, Abingdon School, Abingdon Preparatory School, Radley College, and St Helen & St Katharine.

Streatley-on-Thames, on the Berkshire side of the river, is another picturesque village surrounded by hills and woodlands now mainly owned by the National Trust. Fronting onto the river by the bridge crossing over to Goring is the Swan at Streatley, a luxury 4 star riverside hotel with adjoining Coppa Club and leisure and fitness facilities.

Crossrail (Elizabeth Line) services have commenced from Reading, with the full service scheduled to commence in 2022, which together with the completed electrification of the line has significantly improved travelling times to East and West destinations.

Property description

Jordleys enjoys an exceptionally relaxing ambience and outlook, being privately appointed situated in mature landscaped gardens and grounds adjoining The River Thames tow path, which extend in total to approximately 3 acres, having approximately 1 acre allocated as formal gardens and tennis court, and approximately 2 acres allocated as paddock. Superb and convenient outside amenity is also afforded, with great flexibility in use, complementing the property as a whole extremely well and adding greatly to the overall appeal.

Designed and project managed by most-revered architects, Bicknell & Hamilton, famous for contemporary 1960’s architecture in Paddington, the main house is quite stunning, and a most charming family home, both contemporary and engaging, presenting itself in a curved format which takes great advantage of the stunning views over its grounds and beyond to the wooded hillside above Streatley-on-Thames, on the opposing side of The River Thames.

More recently modernised, yielding a very real and tasteful quality readily apparent on viewing, spacious and flexible well-appointed accommodation is afforded, including to the main house, a master bedroom suite, 3 further bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a main open plan reception room which is most impressive, by design bringing the gardens visually in to the room itself, whilst the self-contained annexe offers a sitting room / bedroom, kitchenette, and shower room.

Planning permission was granted in November 2021 to enlarge the main house, whilst duly connecting it to the self-contained annexe, with adaptation and cladding works integral to the new design.

It is also thought that clear potential exists for complete re-development of one larger home, if so desired, subject to the relevant planning permission being obtained.

Such wonderful properties such as Jordleys are rarely presented to the marketplace, as such viewing is highly recommended.


The property occupies an advantageous position off a private gravelled lane, which is situated at the end of Manor Road, with wide and tall electrically operated timber gates opening on to a long winding driveway which privately meanders down to the main gravelled courtyard driveway, flanked by extensive hedging and trees with a lawned garden off to one side.

The extensive gardens and grounds, benefit from a partially elevated setting, with fabulous views over the property’s adjoining paddocks and beyond to the wooded hills on the opposing side of The River Thames.

Mainly laid to lawn, a wealth of mature trees, shrubs, hedging, and planted borders provide a simply stunning vista, enhanced by architectural garden walling, providing a most private and tranquil place to spend time, perfect for ‘Al Fresco’ dining, and most engaging outdoor pursuits.

Off the courtyard driveway, on the opposing side to the main house, there is a stunning period greenhouse with potting shed, which is a real treat. Sheltered behind the greenhouse and potting shed, and enjoying a secret garden esque environment, there is a newly refurbished tennis court with astro turf.

Simply stunning, beautifully planted and designed, the gardens themselves are only enhanced by the peaceful setting and awe-inspiring views, and in all, extend to approximately 3 acres.

General information

Services: Mains water, electricity, drainage, and gas are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Postcode: RG8 9EN

Energy Efficiency Rating: E / 46

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: Sale conditions

“Being sold using the Committed Buyer process. Committed Buyer is a new, innovative and pioneering process for buying and selling property. It significantly reduces the risk of gazumping or double-selling by offering security to both parties by gaining a commitment from both parties to buy and sell. This property is offered for sale using the Committed Buyer process. When an offer is accepted, the buyer will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of £15,000 plus VAT (in addition to the final negotiated selling price), £295 plus VAT for the legal sale pack, sign the Reservation Form and agree the Terms and Conditions prior to solicitors being instructed. If you require a copy of these documents, or for further information, please contact the committed buyer team at goto Group. This will secure the transaction and the property will be taken off the market.”

Joe Worsell

Associate Director


From our offices in the centre of Goring-on-Thames turn left and proceed down the High Street and left again into Manor Road opposite the Miller of Mansfield. Follow the road round to left by the John Barleycorn and then continue immediately across into the continuation of Manor Road. At the end of Manor Road, take the last right lane which runs down to Jordleys, accessed through private electrically controlled timber gates.


Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.


The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services so cannot verify that they are in working order. If required, the client is advised to obtain verification. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Warmingham & Co. Whilst all due care is taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility for their accuracy is accepted, nor do they form part of any offer or contract. Intending clients must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy prior to signing a contract.

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