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Fabulous 4 Bedroom House On The River Thames

Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Oct-2016
Riverside House , Nr. Windsor, Berkshire, England - Riverside House With 60ft Mooring, Private Swimming Pool, Kyaks And Rowing Boat

The property is located near the following: 4 miles from Windsor and Eton, 6 miles from Dorney Lake (olympic rowing venue), 3 miles from Staines, 5 miles from Thorpe Park, 5 miles from Legoland, 18 miles from central London (45 minutes by car, train 30 minutes), 5 miles from Heathrow airport and 8 miles from Ascot (races).

The house has 4 bedrooms sleeping 8 people max

It's set in a stunning location on the river Thames and offers kayaks to explore the local rivers nooks and crannies .

The perfect spot for a weeks family break

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, I bought this house 20 years ago because I loved the river with all the boating and kayaking on my doorstep, my 16 year old son lives with me. I am a designer, have travelled extensively and lived and worked abroad . I Run my own small business (we have an office in the front garden which may need to be accessed now and then). The house is in a very pretty sunny spot in a safe gated community. I would like to rent it out during school holidays so we can do some travelling ourselves .Please be aware that Our little cat will stay with you during your visit ! It’s a home from home, and there is lots to do, tho the main attraction for me is the lovely River Thames!

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from our guest book



A lovely warm welcome to a very comfortable home. Loved the garden, pool and kyaking on the river. An ideal place to relax - Loved it.





The house is really good and the environment is so quiet. You feel you are staying in your second home. My kids loved the swimming and boating



We had a lovely 10 nights at this beautiful home. from the warm welcome when we arrived we instantly felt at home and will take away lots in interesting memories from Windsor. Many Thanks for providing the perfect base for our family holiday



We stayed for 9 days and had an enjoyable time. In particular the dining area, kitchen and conservatory were lovely spaces to enjoy, I can imagine that in the summer with access to the river with its own rowing boat and a swimming pool at the front of the property its a great place to be with kids. There are also kayaks available!! Its very convenient for all the attractions Berkshire has to offer in particular Windsor



We arrived to a lovely warm cottage ( even nicer than it looks online ) for Christmas . Everything had been thought of , we were comfortable , happy and fell in love with the cat . Absolutely will stay again . Family of six we had tons of room . Great comfort and even a gorgeous Christmas tree ! Lovely lovely stay .



Thoroughly enjoyed our week here in such a beautiful house . Used the rowing boat and kayaks every day and even braved the pool ! Kitten was very cute !

All in all a great week , thank you .



We have had a lovely week in this gorgeous house . So much to do . George loved the kayaks but didn't like being hissed at by the swans looking after their young ! Would definitely recommend this house to anyone .
Feb 2011
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2 Reviews

4.5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

5

The perfect location for a memorable and very happy visit to Windsor

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely lovely! This is a really attractive and individual family home on a creek inlet to the Thames. From the warm welcome given us by its owner on arrival, we were always at home. We were also quite captivated by the decor: the artefacts of many travels assembled with an artist's harmonious eye. With four adult couples from one family sharing, the very spacious living spaces were much appreciated. In total there are four as the wooden patio by the river is just as appealing as the conservatory, dining room and lounge. All have real character and suit different times of day. The kitchen was very well supplied and cooking was a good experience with huge, leisurely family meals well suited to the comfy (and large) dining table. All four bedrooms were comfy.

The proximity of Heathrow did not particularly bother us but the roar from low flying planes could be intrusive when we sat in the garden. We just made it part of the experience. They shut down at night so we also heard ducks on the river and birdsong. The river is a great pleasure and younger members of our group had fun on the kayaks while all of us enjoyed exploring the area. We had a relaxing and very happy week and take away the best of memories.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, homely, spacious property

  • 4 of 5

On first arrival we were very excited about the location as it's in a prime spot with beautiful views. Walking into the house we were thrilled with the space, design and layout which was extremely comfortable and homely. The house was equipped with everything we needed. The pool was great fun although we had to cope with cold temperatures as we chose a Bad week for weather but we decided not to let it ruin our stay and went in the pool daily and ate outdoors when possible in the lovely front garden. Going out on the boats was another highlight and bonus to staying at this property. My children didn't want to leave. My only negative was the fact that the house is under the flight path . The first couple of nights we didn't sleep well at all but then we must have got a bit lucky as the flight path seemed to move over a little (just enough for us to sleep through the noise). Other than that, we had most enjoyable time and would recommend staying in the property to others. Thanks, Kelly.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Location

From the Owner

Amazing location on the river

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heathrow at 6 Miles Nearest Barpub : The George wraysbury at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Southampton at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Datchet at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Wraysbury sunny meads at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : M25 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The George wraysbury at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Liquid leasure waterpark. at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Brighton at 60 Miles

Special interest holidays:

As we are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, you can partake in the following activities: Walking from the village, in Windsor Great Park, Savil Gardens, Virginia Water Lake, birdwatching/wildlife, kayaking/boating on the Thames, cycling, Thorpe Park, Legoland, Chessington. For racing fans Ascot racecourse is 8 miles, Windsor racecourse is 5 miles and Kempton racecourse is 10 miles.

Coast/Beach:

Brighton - 1 hour. Bournemouth 1 hour 15 minutes.

Travel:

Heathrow Airport - 5 miles. Buses directly to the airport, Windsor and Staines. In the village there are two train stations that travel into London (Sunnymeads and Wraysbury). Gatwick airport 40 minutes and Luton airport 40 minutes (by car).

Distances:

Wraysbury village - 1/2 mile. Windsor - 4 miles. Staines - 3 miles. London - 18 miles. Ascot - 8 miles.

Further Details:

Wraysbury village has 2 pubs, newsagents, post office, cafe and convenience store. Waitrose, 4 miles away. Tesco Express, 1 mile away. There are many good restaurants/bars in Windsor, Eton, Staines and Datchet.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas 2016/2017
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 4 nights
From
£300
£2,000
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Prices are in UK pounds. 30% must be paid for on booking, the remaining 70% must be paid for 6 weeks prior to arrival .Due to recent cases of fraud where emails have been intercepted , please phone me on my mobile 07768340082 to confirm bank details ! A deposit of £300 (cash on arrival)will be held in case of any damage and returned on departure. We accept no responsibility for loss, accident or injury whilst staying at the house or using the equipment provided.Travell insurance is Recomend !

Changeover Day:
Saturday preferably, check in at 2, check out 10am. Giving us 4 hours to get ready for new guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The 1930 Art Deco house has the swimming pool in the courtyard garden to the front and the river Thames to the rear . 3 X 2 man touring kayaks are on the private jetty waiting for you to explore the great river Thames . It's in a sunny spot with several decks and terraces plus a balcony . The house is unique with loads of character and artefacts from around the world .

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower - upstairs. Family bathroom downstairs. WC, bath/shower. Downstairs, toilet with basin.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 , 4 bedrooms Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom with king size leather bed with en-suite/balcony. Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom with king size leather bed to patio. Ground floor. Bedroom 3 - twin Bedded room to balcony. Bedroom 4 - double bedroom with double leather bed-ground floor .

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The minimum rental term is strictly one week .The property is not really suitable for toddlers and very young children (surrounded by water). The garden to the river is fenced and gated , the front pool garden is walled in. Single sex groups are not accepted. We would ask guests to respect our neighbours in the creek, the residents enjoy a peaceful communal atmosphere, It is a residential area and we ask guests to be mindful of our neighbours and respect their privacy. NO PARTIES are allowed to be held at the house . The maximum no of guests is 8. There are no pets allowed . PLEASE NOTE ....we have friendly resident HOUSE CAT who " lives in " with the guests . This is absolutely a non smoking house. Outside: The front garden is walled in with a swimming pool ( open june july august weather permitting)l and two deck areas with slate patios and a lawned area. This area is secured and private. Both gardens are beautifully lit in the evenings, perfect for barbecues. We have new rattan garden furniture with cushions in both gardens and a large gas barbecue. The riverside garden has a large wooden deck overhanging the creek and overlooking the boats, slate terraces and a lawned area. It really is a picturesque setting and a gorgeous sun trap. At the bottom of the garden, on the river are 2 x 2 man touring kayaks and a rowing boat available for guests to use .Childrens lifes jackets are available. A disclaimer will need to be signed. There are parking spaces for 2 to 3 cars on the drive , parking in the creek is limited , it is a private road , we ask that there are no more than 3 cars to be parked at any one time at the house ( need to keep the neighbours happy ! ) Utility Room: Washing machine. Tumble drier. Sink with worktop and cupboards, Storage for coats/shoes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: 1 set of Linen per bed and 1 bath towel per person is provided . There are hand towels in the bathrooms and tea towels in the kitchen . No pool towels are provided. Spare linen and towels are not provided (maid service at the end of your stay). Other: The entrance hallway is a spacious area with seating and antique furniture. Large conservatory with comfy sofa and chairs overlooking the riverside garden The 4 th bedroom can be used as a snug with a large tv or the double sofa bed Can be made up .

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