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Stunning, State of the Art,Oak Framed Country House, Nr Henley, Oxford, London

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Special offer: ALL NEW BOOKINGS £200 DISCOUNT Details

Henley-on-Thames house description

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.

Property Type

  • House
  • 7000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 7: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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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

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 6: toilet

            single room, must share...moreless

          • Bathroom 7: toilet

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          • 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

          Other Amenities

              • 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

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                DVD library...moreless

              • Game Room:

                board games in sitting room...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library

              Theme

              • Luxury
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Theme Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 14 people

                  General

                  • Living Room
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Security System
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Parking
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        15 seat outdoor cabin Artic Hut BBQ and also brick BBQ on terrace...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Patio
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Golf:

                        2 minutes to golf...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        10 minutes to Henley and Thames river boats...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Hot Tub

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached
                           

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                          Special offer: ALL NEW BOOKINGS £200 DISCOUNT

                          New bookings for all available dates are currently at £200 discount on listed rates. When you ask to book dates, ask for the discount to be applied and then book on line for your next weekend away! This is a really popular property and dates are being booked fast, so do get in touch.

                          Offer for: Jul 16, 2014 - Apr 23, 2015 View calendar

                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          summer break 2014
                          Jul 22 - Aug 31, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          £667
                          £4,167
                          Autumn/winter weekend 2014
                          Sep 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £708 £1,042
                          Fri, Sat
                          £4,167
                          early christmas weekend 2014
                          Dec 19 - Dec 22, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £833 £1,250
                          Fri, Sat
                          New Year 2014/2015
                          Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          £833
                          early weekend 2015
                          Jan 2 - May 1, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          £708 £1,042
                          Fri, Sat
                          £4,167
                          high season weekend 2015
                          May 2 - Aug 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          £750 £1,067
                          Fri, Sat
                          £4,792
                          late weekend 2015
                          Sep 1 - Dec 21, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          £792 £1,042
                          Fri, Sat
                          £4,583
                          Christmas 2015
                          Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2015
                          6 night min stay

                          £5,000
                          flat fee
                          New Year 2015
                          Dec 28 - Jan 2, 2016
                          6 night min stay

                          £5,000
                          flat fee

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee £0
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £400
                          • VAT Tax Rate 20%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until a booking is confirmed by payment of the deposit. Rates include 20% VAT

                          Our security deposit of £400 is to be paid in cash or cheque on arrival and it will be returned on departure or shortly after subject to meeting terms and conditions.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Last updated: 07/20/2014
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                          Location

                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Heathrow
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Southampton
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Reading
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Henley on Thames
                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          West Wittering
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Packhorse - a Blubecker Pub
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Caversham Heath
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Packhorse or The New Inn

                          Car: Recommended

                          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

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2000


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • sun filled rooms with panoramic views

                            sun filled rooms with panoramic views

                          • breakfast room

                            breakfast room

                          • your space

                            your space

                          • cosy fire or sun filled room

                            cosy fire or sun filled room

                          • 14 chairs for terrace dining

                            14 chairs for terrace dining

                          • entrance hall and courtyard

                            entrance hall and courtyard

                          • bedroom 3

                            bedroom 3

                          • TV room

                            TV room

                          • en suite bathroom, one of five

                            en suite bathroom, one of five

                          • quiet corner

                            quiet corner

                          • gardens in May

                            gardens in May

                          • The Copse floorplan

                            The Copse floorplan

                          • sitting room

                            sitting room

                          • cinema

                            cinema

                          • dining room

                            dining room

                          • master bedroom

                            master bedroom

                          • main kitchen

                            main kitchen

                          • aga cooker

                            aga cooker

                          • terrace dining

                            terrace dining

                          • modern bathrooms throughout

                            modern bathrooms throughout

                          • main sitting room

                            main sitting room

                          • breakfast room

                            breakfast room

                          • goodnight!

                            goodnight!

                          £667 - £1,250 per night (GBP)
                          18

                          7 Bedroom / 5.5+ Bathroom
                          Sleeps 14

                          View calendar: Updated 07/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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