- Beautifully presented period home with some gloriously unique features
- Set on a highly desirable private estate
- Well placed to enjoy all the culinary delights of picturesque Bray village
- Commuter routes both road and rail are easily accessible
- Perfect location for taking advantage of all the area has to offer
- EPC Rating = D
- Long term let
Elegant period home with riverside garden in the prestigious Fisheries Estate in Bray. Superbly presented throughout the house has wonderful views from the balcony & riverside sun terrace.
Langtry House is situated within the highly desirable Fisheries Estate which was founded by Mrs Annie Smith in 1890. Situated less than a mile away from the picturesque village of Bray. Bray is surrounded by miles of beautiful countryside yet is still within easy commuting distance of Central London.
The village boasts an impressive choice of restaurants and public houses, including The Fat Duck Michelin, Waterside Inn and the The Hind’s Head (all Michelin starred), The Crown and Caldesi in Campagna. Additionally The Crown is a popular local pub.
Maidenhead offers an excellent range of shopping and leisure amenities whilst further shopping and cultural amenities are available in Windsor.
Rail access to London (Paddington) is available from both Taplow (about 2.3 miles away) and Maidenhead (about 1.1 miles away) with Crossrail, the new high speed service due to begin running in 2019. The M4 is easily accessible, leading to Heathrow Airport, Central London, the West Country and the M25.
Leisure facilities in the area include golf at Maidenhead, Taplow, Marlow, Cookham and Henley; the David Lloyd Centre and the Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead; horse racing at Windsor and Ascot; flying at White Waltham Airfield and boating on the River Thames and Bray Lake. In addition, there is a cricket club and tennis court within the village.
There is extensive schooling in the area including Oldfield School and Braywick Court Free School in Bray, Claires Court in Maidenhead, Herries in Cookham Dean, Holyport College in Holyport, St George’s Windsor Castle, Upton House in Windsor and Eton College.
Langtry House is part of a former substantial late 19th century two storey property thought to have been the home of King Edward VII’s mistress Lillie Langtry. This delightful character home offers unique accommodation over two floors with exceptional river views from both the sitting room, study and two of the bedrooms.
The ground floor features a reception hall which is entered via an impressive oak studded door which leads into the reception vestibule with its stained glass windows and unique skylight. This provides a glorious first impression to this inviting home.
A study with superb views to the river, bespoke library shelving and desk, pitched ceiling and French opening onto the garden terrace. The drawing room has front facing views, painted beamed ceiling, large inglenook fireplace with bespoke built-in bookcases and cabinets. Sitting room with a superb intricately carved feature fireplace, lattice beamed ceiling and French doors opening onto the garden terrace. Kitchen with a range of bespoke contemporary units, marble counter tops and an range of integrated appliances with French doors leading into the study and a cloakroom.
On the first floor the landing cleverly incorporates a study area with bespoke shelving and desk. A stunning master bedroom with built-in dressing area, double aspect views, bespoke window seating, French doors opening onto the balcony with wonderful views of the river and a luxurious en suite wet room with skylight. Three further beautifully presented bedrooms and a pretty family bathroom.
To the front of the property is access to the double tandem garage in the adjoining block. To the rear of the property is the delightful garden with a terrace adjoining the house with high hedging on either side which has created the perfect space for outdoor entertaining. Steps lead down to the lawn flanked on either side by mature well stocked borders providing year round colour and interest. On the riverfront a jetty allows easy mooring. Additionally the terrace is the perfect vantage point to enjoy the river traffic and wildlife.
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