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Boat House for Sale: Maidenhead, Berkshire

18 Jan
January 18, 2013

Impressive and stylish 6 bedroom riverside house.


The Old Boat House for sale is an impressive contemporary property fronting onto the River Thames. The property has been designed for modern living with a large open plan sitting / dining room leading from the kitchen / breakfast room.

This magnificent residence is dominated by a fantastic sitting room with doors opening out to a large balcony overlooking the lagoon. The kitchen boasts a well thought out layout with well appointed integrated units including, a Rangemaster cooker, Bosch dishwasher, Admiral American style fridge freezer and granite worktops.
3 of the bedrooms enjoy balconies accessed by double doors to beautiful views. The Master bedroom also benefits from a dressing room and spacious en suite bathroom with Carronite oval spa bath and wet room style shower.
The property is approached via a gravel driveway leading up to the house and providing ample parking with well manicured lawns to either side. Wide steps gently rise to the pillared entrance porch and front door. There is a large raised sun deck with railings to the rear of house with steps leading down to the lagoon and boat house with wet dock.


Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire / River Thames
Guide price: £1,700,000
Year built: 1759,1996,2005
House size: Six bedrooms, four bathrooms,
Lot size: 354.93 sqm
Features: Private parking, freehold, waterslide, garden, fishing

More details and images are available here.

Huf Haus for Sale: Thames Drive, Charvil, Berkshire

22 Oct
October 22, 2012

The Property
Built in 2007, The Cottage is a `Huf Haus` of contemporary design and delightfully situated in a riverside plot of approximately 2/3 of a acre. The property is of ‘post and beam’ construction, is extremely energy efficient, being double glazed throughout, with oil-fired under floor central heating and PV Solar panels.

Situation
Located on a private road, The Cottage occupies a mature Thameside plot midway between Sonning on Thames & the village of Wargrave, approximately one mile from the A4. The Thameside village of Sonning is close by where there are a good selection of pubs, restaurants and The Mill Theatre. The area is well served for schools, including The Oratory, Reading Bluecoats, and Queen Anne’s in Caversham. There are a number of fine golf courses including Henley. Badgemoor and Hennerton. The nearby countryside offers miles of extensive walking and riding. Racing may be enjoyed at Ascot, Windsor and Newbury and there are extensive boating facilities available on the River Thames. Further amenities are easily assessable at Reading, Henley and Twyford, all within a short drive, with excellent facilities including mainline railway station with services to London Paddington.

Accommodation
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is largely open-plan in nature with balconies at first floor level to the front and rear. In addition there is a large decking area to the rear with an attached car port and detached double garage. Further features include power blinds, luxury fitted kitchen with Aga and built-in Miele appliances, wood burning stove and extensive maple flooring

Outside
The landscaped gardens are in excess of 2/3 of an acre and are largely laid to lawn with well stocked borders and various mature trees. Further features include a 20’ x 8’ summer house, greenhouse, log store and auto watering system.

Guide Price £1,950,000
More information available on the estate agent’s website.

Converted Watermill for Sale: Hitchin, Hertfordshire

23 Aug
August 23, 2012

This converted watermill for sale is situated within the Astwick Conservation Area close to the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border, one mile from the small town of Stotfold.

The watermill, which dates back to 1780 was converted by the current owners nearly 30 years ago and the site has been the location for a watermill dating back to the time of the Domesday book.

It is a 6 bedroom detached house with 4 reception rooms and 3 bathrooms. The property also benefits from a large garden, private parking (with a garage), outbuildings, tennis court and a river with double and single bank fishing rights.
The gardens, which are totally secluded, are divided by the wide millstream and predominantly laid to lawn. The gardens are a haven for wildlife enthusiasts to enjoy throughout the year with kingfishers, herons, swans, coots and owls viewed from both inside and outside the property. From the family room a sunny, sheltered patio overlooks the jetty, millstream and gardens beyond.

More photos and further details can be found here. The price is available on application.

Converted Corn Mill for Sale: Lupton, Cumbria

14 Aug
August 14, 2012

A Grade II Listed (I’m not going out of my way to find Grad II listed buildings) converted corn mill for sale overlooking mill pond with a river running through the gardens.

It was bought lying derelict by the current owners and carefully rebuilt and converted. Now ready for some cosmetic updating this is an opportunity to put your own stamp on a piece of history and  create a beautiful house in a beautiful setting.

Outside there’s a double garage with bathing platform (?) attached to the back as it borders an impressive 0.39 acre mill pond. At the far end is a boathouse and summer house. The gardens  offer a mix of formal and informal, lightly wooded in places with ‘Lupton Beck’ forming the southern border. In all, it has around 1.35 acres.

There is a cobbled parking area to the front of the property, garden with mill stone with Lupton Mill carving. Double garage (6.03m x 5.9m [19’9 x 19’5]) to the rear over the mill pond with a small wooden jetty. A pathway borders the pond and leads to a lightly wooded area with boathouse, store and summerhouse. Lower flagged terrace and large level lawn with mature trees, rear courtyard with log store. Finally a waterfall flowing into ‘Lupton Beck’ which forms the southerly boundary.

The property has a guide price of £725,000, which considering it needs ‘cosmetic updating’ seems a little much to me. However, you can view it here.

Huf Haus For Sale: Helensburgh, Scotland

24 Jul
July 24, 2012

A 2 bedroom detached Huf Haus for sale in Helensburgh, Scotland. Built in 2007 this is one of the more affordable Huf homes I’ve seen. That’s partly because of the location, but also because it is towards the smaller end of the Huf haus range. In many ways I prefer the smaller range as it isn’t as in your face compared to the larger ones and it doesn’t suffer from the problems you sometimes see in larger homes of trying to fill large rooms with furniture.

The reception hallway, kitchen, dining room and drawing room are all open plan and the high quality kitchen was fitted by Stil Art, part of the Huf Haus group. It also incorporates a number of appliances by Gaggenau including oven and warming drawer, hob combining both electric and gas burners, powerful extractor hood and dishwasher.

The house sits quite centrally in extensive lawns which gently slope towards a stream known as the Glennan Burn.

It is freehold and on the market open to Offers in Excess of £495,000

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