- Country house
- Indoor swimming pool
- Idyllic rural setting
- Picturesque views
- Well presented
- EPC Rating = E
Bowsey Manor is a magnificent country house situated in a secluded elevated setting above Henley-on-Thames.
Bowsey Manor occupies an enviable position at the end of a nothrough lane overlooking Henley-on-Thames. Nearby Crazies Hill village has a popular public house/restaurant. The property is positioned for easy access to Henley, Maidenhead and Reading, all of which offer extensive shopping, recreational and educational facilities. Maidenhead, Reading and Twyford have mainline train services to London Paddington from 25 minutes. Junction 8/9 of the M4 is just 9 miles distant.
The full height reception hall, with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, has a tiled floor and polished plaster walls creating a warm welcome to the property. The spacious drawing room, with parquet floor and antique marble fireplace, is triple aspect with French doors to the terrace and windows overlooking the garden. The sitting room is also triple aspect with two sets of French doors to the garden, oak flooring and a fireplace housing a contemporary gas fire. Exposed beams are also used to great effect in the study which has a tiled floor and French doors to the decked terrace at the rear of the house.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and floor units arranged around a central island, all with granite work surfaces. Built-in appliances include a dishwasher, microwave, fridge/ freezer and Rangemaster oven with extractor over. French doors open from the breakfast area to the garden terrace.
A wide staircase leads from the elegant dining hall to the first floor bedrooms. The spacious master bedroom suite has doors opening to a Juliet balcony, a range of wardrobes as well as a walk-in wardrobe. The en suite bathroom has a shower, claw foot freestanding bath, 2 washbasins, WC and underfloor heating. There are 4 further bedrooms, two of which are en suite, and there is a family bathroom.
Pool Complex and Annexe
From the drawing room, doors open to the glass and steel staircase leading to the lower ground floor where there is a magnificent reception/hallway, leading to the pool complex. The attractive pool has a separate gym, shower room and changing room. The annexe accommodation comprises a sitting/dining room with kitchen area, bedroom and shower room.
Situated to the south of the property and comprises a sitting/dining room with kitchen area, bedroom and shower room. It has the benefit of its own terrace overlooking the gardens and grounds.
Impressive wrought iron electric gates open to a sweeping drive which leads to a large paved parking and turning area around a beautiful fountain. Wide stone steps and balustrade rise to the attractive terrace to the front of the main house. Formal planting including box hedges and mature shrubs and trees provide order and seclusion to the front façade of the house. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and planted with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is an area of woodland to the southern boundary and a gazebo at the top of the hill takes full advantage of the outstanding far reaching view. The gardens, grounds and woodland are private and beautifully tended to and provide the perfect private setting to enjoy this glorious elevated position.
Square Footage: 9378 sq ft
Leave Henley-on-Thames via Henley bridge and proceed on the A4130 towards Maidenhead. At the top of Remenham Hill, turn right into Culham Lane towards Warren Row, passing Kentons Lane on the right. Turn right towards Crazies Hill and take a slight left turn onto Hare Gate Lane. Continue straight on at the crossroads and up Bowsey Hill. The gated entrance to Bowsey Manor is the last entrance on the right at the end of the lane.
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