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Luxury country house with 7000 sq feet of indoor space, magnificent cinema room with air con, 14 seats, Apple TV, all Sky Channels, state of the art DVD and wifi. Hot tub outdoors on terrace. Indoor BBQ for 15 in the woods. Surrounded by 20 acres estate land, glorious gardens and distant views. Total peace and privacy. Check on our website for a floorplan and interactive panorama photos - www.englishhouserental.co.uk and see for yourself! Sleeps 14 adults, comfortable bedrooms, en suite bath and shower rooms. Well equipped kitchens with Aga cooker, American fridge freezer, 2 dishwashers, electric oven, waste disposal, utility room. Lovely breakfast room open plan to main kitchen, doors onto terrace, outdoor dining and sun loungers. In ceiling Sonos music system. TV room with huge sofas and Sony Bravia TV with all Sky channels and dvd. Doors to oak framed living room with views to the garden on three sides, log fire, magnificent dining room. Study with wi-fi. Sun filled courtyard garden, further acre of fenced garden with natural pond. Walk to the pub across the fields. Maximum number of adults is 14 + 2 cots.
Eating, drinking: Don’t Miss! – unmissable things to do in our area - Hire a boat in Henley and cruise a lovely stretch of the river. Have dinner at the legendary Crooked Billett restaurant in Stoke Row, or the wonderful Orwell's in Shiplake which has just won Best Pub in the Good Food Guide. Or try the steak at The Greyhound pub in Peppard, about 5 minutes by car. Day trip to Oxford to wander the ancient colleges and hire a punt on the River Isis. Walk in the gorgeous bluebell woods around Highmoor (April & May). Lunch overlooking the Thames down the hill at The French Horn in Sonning. Attend famous Henley Regatta and Henley Festival and now the Henley Literary Festival. Get tickets for the Hennessy Gold Cup race in Newbury in late November. Walk or cycle the beautiful & dramatic Ridgeway Path near Swyncombe.
Shopping, theatre, golf, horses: In an area known for the best pubs in England two to consider are the Little Angel in Henley town or you can walk to our local pub The Packhorse Pub, across the fields, excellent food and an interesting children's play area. Shop till you drop in quaint boutique shops in lovely Marlow or Henley. In summer attend evening races at Royal Windsor Racecourse. Walk in Windsor Great Park and visit UK’s most famous school Eton. Try the wonderful little theatre at Sonning or the excellent Newbury theatre. We are two minutes from an excellent golf course and ten minutes from a BHS recommended riding stables, which caters for children and adults. Just ask us how to book.
Further away, tour the Cotswolds and head for Bath. Day trip to London, only 25 minutes, fast train Reading to Paddington, trains leave every 15 minutes.
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The master bedroom is on the ground floor with direct access to the garden. There are three other equally lovely 'master' bedrooms on the first floor all with their own bathrooms and two have oak balconies overlooking the garden. One has a single room next to it. There is plenty of space for the cot in any of the rooms. On the ground floor there is an additional luxury bathroom with bath and shower, this is shared by the two ground floor double bedrooms. One of these bedrooms has its own loo and basin. There is a further shower room on the ground floor. All the bathrooms have hairdryers, soaps, creams, fluffy towels and are beautifully equipped and modern. The bedrooms have storage and hanging space and quality linens from the white company or designers guild.
Fourteen adults is the absolute maximum number of adult guests and we can make no exceptions. We have two travel cots for small children not counted in this total....moreless
All the bathrooms are spacious and well equipped and include heated towel rails/radiators and new showers/baths. They are warm and draft free and welcoming in summer or winter.
The person in the single bedroom must share a bathroom. The people in bedrooms 5 and 6 must share a bath/shower, as one of the rooms has a loo/basin and both have access to a full bathroom of their own.
It is not recommended for everyone to use the bathrooms at precisely the same time, or the water may completely run out of the tanks and there will be delay while it refills.
The hot tub is being installed in May 2012 and will seat 5 people, it has lights and there is music on the terrace....moreless
We can: organize transport/car with driver if you are attending local events or want to explore the region and would prefer not to drive yourself.
: stock your fridge with goodies at the start of your stay.
We can recommend a caterer or provide a daily cleaner. Just ask for advice or help to make your stay more comfortable or special....moreless
Christmas and New Year Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016 4 night min stay
Henley Regatta Jun 19 - Jul 3, 2016 5 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
£1,042 Fri, Sat, Sun
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Peace and privacy in a stunning, state of the art, country house, with plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. Games, books, dvd's.
Huge kitchen with 2 ovens and 2 dishwashers, luxury 14 seat cinema room with up to the minute Sky, DVD, Apple and wi fi. Natural pond with wildlife and views across the valley in an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty . Arctic hut woodland indoor BBQ for 15,
Hot tub on terrace with music system indoors and out. Room for 14 adults max in en suite bedrooms, one cot.
25 minutes from London by fast train, easy access Heathrow, M4, M40 Gatwick and Luton airports.
Central for touring the Cotswolds, visiting Oxford and wonderful Henley on Thames, for the Henley Regatta, music on the Thames, Henley literary festival, Eton, Windsor, Blenheim Palace, racing at Newbury and Royal Ascot. Eat at the famous Crooked Billet or Orwell's or ask our fabulous cook to cater for your special occasion. Walk to the local pub for a warm welcome and great food.
Close to theatres and nightlife.
Other Activities: Henley Regatta, Local Music and Book Festivals, London theater and concerts, Oxford college visits.
Golf: Caversham Heath Golf Club, Badgemore Gold Club, Henley Golf Club and the public course at Mapledurham are all nearby