Apartment near Thames River
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
New, spacious, sunny apartment in the leafy Riverside area of Maidenhead. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, on the first floor, with Private Entrance and Off-street Parking. Ideal for runners and walkers, with direct access to the beautiful Thames Path. Easy walking distance to nearby Cookham Village and charming riverside pubs and restaurants, including Boulters Lock Restaurant and Bar (8 min walk). Within easy reach of Heathrow (20km) and London, and close to Windsor, Ascot, Eton and M4/M40 motorways for West country or Stratford-upon-Avon. Also ideal for Executive & Longer-Term Lets; rates for longer periods are negotiable.
Accommodation includes a spacious, open plan living, dining and kitchen area. There is a separate double bedroom with king-sized bed, a large en-suite bathroom, including bath and separate Power Shower enclosure. Facilities include fully equipped kitchen, Washer-Dryer, 42" LCD TV, Sky television, free WiFi broadband, writing desk and lots of storage space. Linen and Towels provided, plus basic essentials. All utilities included - no hidden costs. Comfortable fold-up bed available for third person. Guests are welcome to use the swimming pool, garden and sheltered BBQ pavilion.
Nearby train stations (Maidenhead or Taplow) have all-day trains to London Paddington (40 minutes). Ideal location for visiting Windsor, Legoland, Ascot, Eton, Datchet, Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. Five minutes drive to Michelin-starred dining at the Waterside and the Fat Duck at Bray, with the National Trust gardens and historic mansion of Cliveden just across the river. Several nearby golf courses.
Waitrose and Sainsbury supermarkets are close by. Friendly help and advice on local amenities and attractions is on hand if needed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 20 km, Nearest railway: Maidenhead or Taplow 4 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
The Central Southern England region
The Apartment is in close proximity to the theatres, museums and luxury shopping of London, as well as famous towns such as Windsor, Ascot, Henley and Oxford, while the Cotswolds are a day-trip away. Sights such as Stone Henge and Salisbury Cathedral can also be seen in a day's touring. The advantage of this region is that it combines beautiful lush countryside with a huge number of attractions that are relatively close together - historic buildings, stately homes with landscaped gardens, pubs and churches scarcely changed in centuries, riverbank walks, ancient beech forests, and in the summer, many traditional festivals and special music and sporting events. England is blessed with an incredible network of signposted footpaths that allow you to roam the countryside in every direction.
We are in a prime location for getting anywhere in the country - in easy reach of major airports (Heathrow is 20 km away, Gatwick and Luton are an hour's drive). Windsor is 10 minutes away. London is an hour by car, 40 minutes by train, while fast commuter trains take 25 minutes. Oxford is 40 minutes by car. The Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon can be reached with ease in an hour and a half. Motorways nearby head North (M40 & M1) and West (M4), and the M25 skirts London, linking with motorways South and East. The beautiful Dorset coast and places like Lyme Regis, famed for its fossils, are a few hours drive away along beautiful country roads.
The Apartment is located in Maidenhead's very beautiful Riverside Area, near the famous Boulter's Lock where you can sit and eat ice cream and watch the lock fill and empty while vessels make their way up or downstream. There's a lot of wildlife on the river, many peaceful places to sit and watch the swans, ducks, coots, grebes, cormorants, herons and kingfishers. A short walk downstream is Brunel's famous railway bridge built in 1838 and revolutionary in its day. You can cycle along riverside paths to Windsor and see the Castle, parts of which date from the 11th century, with its Gothic chapel, the incredible Doll's House, and the State Apartments filled with great works of art. You can go horse riding through Windsor Great Park and see the Queen's deer grazing amid thousand year old oaks.
The neighbouring village of Bray has two world-famous restaurants, and there are other lovely pubs and restaurants in Maidenhead and nearby Cookham. The supermarkets are good quality, and there is also a French and a fabulously stocked Italian delicatessen in town.
For entertainment there is local multiplex cinema and an art house cinema, and there is a theatre in Windsor with shows all year round. Across the river bank, the early 19th century mansion Cliveden, now a luxury hotel, has tours of its lavish interiors, and you can walk through the landscaped gardens and woodlands designed by Capability Brown. Boats are available to hire locally, and there are regular tour boats running between Maidenhead and Windsor all summer long.
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27 Dec 2013
For us it is very convenient to visit our daughter which lives near by, the apartment is very comfortable, the charming owner Catherine Wallis cannot do enough to please, we shall return and raccomend… More
10 Sep 2013
"Outstanding Location, Excellent facilities."
My wife and I spent one week here and loved every moment of it. Beautiful apartment in a great location within metres of the Thames. Excellent value and an delightful owner who could not have been mor… More
14 Jul 2013
"New, well decorated, very large & spectacular apartment in a lovely location"
I have stayed at this apartment for a week. I was on business trip, my flight was delayed by 2 hours, despite of the delay when I reached the house, the owner Catherine Wallis was there to greet & sho… More
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