Henley self catering house
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
An ideal place to stay in for a family to spend a great time in Henley on Thames. Quiet neighborhood and very centrally located. Walking distance to all that Henley can offer. Train to central London 45 minutes. local attractions include Greys Court, Stonor Park, Henley river and rowing museum. 15 golf clubs within 20 miles. Vineyard in the Chilterns. A vast number of great restaurants and pubs, all within short walking distance. You have the privacy of an own garden, while being close to the action in Henley. The house is built in the 50´s and we have kept the feel of those times in the house, we have kept some of the nice things from that era and combined with what is needed in modern living. The windows are the old style original which we like very well, even the bathtub is a treat from old times, combined with a modern shower. The living room has a wide screen TV, and sofas combined with an old table from a nearby college, and chairs from various pubs in the surrounding area. The kitchen is spacious with a table for enjoying your breakfast. There is a small garden patch out front with a hedge and some flowers. The back garden is small and divided into two parts where the lower parts enjoy the sun late into the evening and has a small shed with sun chairs and a barbecue grill. The upper part of the garden has a terrace and a patch of grass great for kids playing. Your meals can be enjoyed outside, weather permitting. The steps going down into the garden, are in the original bricks which by now are quite weathered, and we find it adds a charm to the place. The place is great for families, or for friends having a great time in a cozy place, and cozy city.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 35 km, Nearest railway: Henley 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house is built in the 50´s and some of the characteristics of that era has been combined with modern finish. Most rooms have been painted in the last few years, flooring and carpets as well. We find it to be a house that functions well for a group of up to 6 people. The Kitchen is spacious with a breakfast area. The Living room has sofas and wide screen TV, and an old table from the Management college nearby, as well as old bar chairs from pubs around in the area.
|Further details outdoors|
Small private garden that is divided in two parts, each with its own terrace. Barbecue to be used on either terrace. Two separate parts of garden provides for enjoyment for more people.
Convenient key pickup in Henley on Thames
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Founded in the 12th century Henley-on-Thames is overlooked by beautiful Chiltern landscape of wooded hills and green fields. Just a few strides from the riverbank is the very heart of Henley with its historic church, town hall and market square.
Local attractions include Stonor Park, Greys Court, a nearby waterpark, Badgemore Golf Club within walking distance.
The picturesque historic town of Henley-on-Thames has an olde English charm and is best known for the annual Royal Regatta, Henley attracts some of the world´s finest rowers. Statues of those great Olympians Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent greet visitors to the town´s award winning River and Rowing Museum.
Henley also attracts golfers to local courses, is home to the nationally known Henley Hawks rugby club and successful cricket and football clubs as well as a privately-owned polo ground.
The stretch of river between the regatta finish and Henley Bridge is the location for the annual Henley Festival of Music and Arts. Now a popular hospitality venue it attracts some of the world´s top entertainers to perform on a floating stage in front of a dinner-jacketed audience and the site includes exhibitions of art and sculpture.
The thriving Kenton Theatre is one of the oldest performing theatres in the country.
Visitors can enjoy a boat trip down the regatta course, either in one of the commercial boats that operate along this stretch or, rather more energetically, in a rowing boat.
Afterwards they can relax in the well-maintained Mill Meadows public park.
Another form of enjoyment is the opportunity to enjoy a meal in one of Henley's many and varied restaurants.
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29 Apr 2014
"Lovely comfy friendly house with excellent garden and spacious rooms."
Great house and perfect for my visit to henley. Highly recommend this house. Will definitely use it again hopefully making use of the garden next time. Great location for town centre. Very comfy beds… More
28 Aug 2013
"Clean, tidy, great location, lovely little house!"
Pro's:Great location...10 mins in to town and the riverCleanTidyGood size house and gardenCon:Garden could do with a mowWe rented this house with our two young daughters, two friends, their baby … More
Great that you enjoyed the house and your stay, we do our utmost to keep things comfortable for you. The gardener is notified about the grass mowing. Looking forward to having you as guest again!
26 Aug 2013
"Nice house - convenient location in a lovely town by the Thames"
Lovely neighbourhood, and a very nice house, only ten minutes walk from the center of Henley. Plenty of space for a family of five, and lots of activites nearby.
15 Jun 2013
"Comfortable and Practical House - if a bit tired"
Firstly, the owner Paul was very easy to deal with and the house pretty easy to findThis house is in a 1960s setting just outside Henley town centre. Its about a 10min walk to the town centre and whil… More
Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed the stay. The garden should always be in good shape, so we have taken measures to rectify this. The washing machine will be changed in mid july, as well as some minor renovations. Hope to see you again, soon.
6 Jun 2013
"Perfect for us!"
Travelled to Henley for our annual golftrip. Quiet area, nice garden. Perfect house for 6 guys. Made all meals there. Close to a number of golfcourses, one within walking distance, and Friar Park home of beatle George Harrison. Beautiful scenery around Henley. Only 30 minutes from Heathrow.
Great to know you had a good time, see you again soon.
2 Dec 2012
"Home away from home, minutes from river in Henley-on-Thames."
We have stayed in this rental on four occasions: alone, with family and with friends. It is a cheery semi-detached home a few minutes walk from Henley centre. It is clean, comfortable and has a peacef… More
So happy you enjoyed it, this summer looks to be great. Come back soon.
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