23rd June, 2022

Waterside Living: Henley Royal Regatta

Waterside Living: Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta is a quintessentially British event and potentially the best-known regatta in the world. The event comprises over 300 races of an international standard, which can include Olympic rowers. Opening in spectacular fashion on 28th June 2022, the Henley Royal Regatta is set on the picturesque banks of the Henley Reach, so we have been discovering some of our finest English riverside homes, on the market with Fine & Country, so you can moor up and channel your inner coxswain right from the comfort of your own garden.

1. Sandy, Bedfordshire, 4 Bedrooms

This stunning detached family home, built in 2018, offers river and open field views. The Willows measures approximately 2,800 sq. ft., with three large reception rooms and four generous sized double bedrooms. Outside, the generous garden is divided into two separate areas; the side garden leads down to the river and has a decked seating area while the rear garden is fully fenced with mature trees and shrubs ensuring a high level of privacy.

2. Welford On Avon, Warwickshire, 8 Bedrooms

This elegant and beautifully restored Georgian Rectory, with detached annex, is set in over 2.5 acres of gardens and grounds running down to the river Avon.

3. Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, 5 Bedrooms

This rarely available detached period property, dating back to the 17th Century with Victorian and modern additions, is situated in the sought-after village of Hemingford Abbots and is set in a plot, with river access and mooring, of approximately 0.45 acres.

4. Honingham, Norfolk, 4 Bedrooms

This Georgian mill house enjoys a river frontage and is situated in the heart of the village. With the river running by, its glorious gardens surround the home, with a charming little wishing well, this property combines period features and elegant proportions.

5. Caversham, Reading, 5 Bedrooms

Chazey End is a luxury four-bedroom detached riverside property that has been completely renovated and modernised by the current owners to an extremely high standard and really does offer the best in modern luxury riverside living. With its large wrap-around grounds and formal lawn down to the river bank, you have your very own mooring and decking area to sit an enjoy the views as well as a triple garage with a one-bedroom self-contained annex above ideal for guests or for au pair accommodation.

6. Llangollen, Denbighshire, 9 Bedrooms

This substantial Victorian Hall is set in over 3 acres of grounds with the River Dee as its stunning backdrop. Located 1-mile outside Llangollen, within minutes of some of the most stunning scenery and features of North Wales, it is truly majestic. Built around 1895, the hall encompasses some nine bedrooms, seven bathrooms and five substantial reception rooms. Steps lead you down from this beautiful garden to the edge of the river where you will find a purpose-built decked area in proximity to one of the small waterfalls on the river.

7. Clitheroe, Lancashire, 8 Bedrooms

Park Hill occupies a superb elevated and private location on the outskirts of Clitheroe with superb long distance views over Brungerley Park and the River Ribble towards Waddington village and fell. Constructed in the 1950s and lying in gardens of approximately 3 acres the property consists of three different parts, the main house with five reception rooms, four bedrooms and four bathrooms and a separate large detached bungalow with two bedrooms and two reception rooms.

8. Brentford, London, 4 Bedrooms

This unique contemporary townhouse is located in a sought-after waterfront location close to Brentford's regenerated town centre. The property is set within a gated development with a concierge and has access to a large private driveway in addition to a garage. The second and third floor hosts the principle bedroom with an en suite bathroom and balcony with great views overlooking the river.

9. Saltburn, North Yorkshire, 6 Bedrooms

The Old Mill House is a truly tranquil and splendid property which dates back to 1767 and was originally mentioned in the Doomsday book, it is rurally situated within easy walking distance to Staithes, one of North Yorkshire’s most idyllic and historic villages by the sea. The property is eminently suitable for a great family life or alternatively could be used for a variety of enterprises given the numerous amount of outbuildings. The Old Mill sits on a generous plot of 6 acres and includes extensive gardens, woodlands, paddocks, stables, a summer house and a river running through the garden with fishing rights.

10. Spalding, Lincolnshire, 5 Bedrooms

An immaculate, double-fronted Georgian property with big Victorian bays, for a large part of the 20th Century operating as The Welland Inn, has been renovated to such a degree that it now presents like a brand new home. In a conservation area close to the centre of the market town of Spalding overlooking the pretty banks of the River Welland, the spacious home set on three levels, offers open plan living downstairs with adjoining annexe at the back.

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