Large Holiday House in Henley
Chimney Corner : To reserve this property call 01242 285755
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Bright, Newly Built Holiday House With Sauna + Enclosed Garden Near Henley-on-Thames
Sleeps 16 in 7 Bedrooms
- We regret we do not accept stag parties
In the charming hamlet of Satwell, a bright, newly built house just minutes from Henley-on-Thames makes an ideal holiday home for large groups looking for airy outdoor relaxation and tons of comfort. A sprawling, modern kitchen that opens into a spacious dining room begs to be the setting for dinners among friends or family, and a generous enclosed garden sets the scene perfectly for pouring another glass of sauvignon blanc – or for chasing little ones around until the fireflies alight.
A grassy, sky-framed space practically begs you to relax. A pergola plus plush white seating sets the scene, and a swing set complete it. Kids and kids at heart will love exploring the spectacular grounds at Chimney Corner, which include a barbeque and seating for 16. The entire one-acre property is enclosed by fence with electronic entry, meaning you can rest, dine, and entertain assured that little ones are safe. Parking is available for 10+ cars.
Chimney Corner sleeps 16 guests in 7 bedrooms.
Ground Floor Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom including bath and overhead shower.
Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with 6-foot double bed, en-suite shower room including a spacious walk-in shower.
First Floor Bedrooms:
Bedroom 3: Master bedroom with 6-foot double bed and sprawling en-suite bathroom with teardrop bath, walk-in shower, double wash hand basins and sauna.
Bedroom 4: Double bedroom with 4’6” double bed and en-suite wet room.
Bedroom 5: Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 6: Twin bedroom with single day bed and comfy sofa. Please note there is no doorway at the top or bottom of the stairs.
Studio Annexe (Bedroom 7):
A charming private space that can fit up to three, the annexe has a large studio room with a 6-foot double bed, a single day bed, and a shower room. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen (oven, hob, fridge and dishwasher) for lazy breakfasts or late-night snacks.
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With its sprawling garden, airy living spaces, and plentiful bedrooms, Chimney Corner is certain to be just the place for groups of friends and family looking to make memories that will last for years.
Location & Places of Interest
Places of Interest
Sonning Golf Club
River & Rowing Museum
Chiltern Winery & Brewery
Warburg Nature Reserve
Places to Eat
The New Inn
Hotel Du Vin
The French Horn
The Compleat Angler
The Hand & Flowers
The Rising Sun
The Crooked Billet
Local Taxi Companies
The event of the year that puts Henley on the map is Henley Regatta. Held very year and probably the best-known regatta in the world, the dates for 2014 are 2-6 July. The first regatta was held in 1839 and has been held every year since, except during World War 1 and 11. Originally the regatta took place in just one afternoon but now spans 5 days and attracts thousands of visitors.
“A floating stage. The biggest names in music and comedy. Black ties. Sharp suits. Designer dresses. Celebrity chefs’ pop-up restaurants. Champagne sipped beside the Thames. An armada of pleasure boats. Dance. Street theatre. Art, sculpture and roving eccentrica. Fireworks. And more fireworks” In 2014 Bryan Ferry, Burt Bacharach, The Jacksons, Rebecca Ferguson are appearing with many others
Now in it’s 5th year, the rewind festival will be playing host to bands including; Johnny Hates Jazz, The Boomtown Rats, Sister Sledge, Mike & The Mechanics, UB40, Level 42 and many more.
River and Rowing Museum
With its’ regatta history it comes as no surprise to find Henley has a River and Rowing Museum which was voted one of the Top 50 Museums in the World by the Times. There are 3 galleries for rowing, rivers and the history of Henley. There is also an exhibition of The Wind in the Willows. The museum also has temporary exhibitions throughout the year including art and photography.
A trip along the river is a must. Hobbs of Henley offer 60 minute river trips as well as self-drive boats for the more adventurous. www.hobbsofhenley.co.uk Why not stop for lunch at The Angel on the Bridge which has outside dining right by the riverside. It is the only pub in Henley actually on the Thames. They also have moorings for two boats. www.theangelhenley.com.
Henley has a good selection of unusual and independent shops, check out Friday and New Street. The Thursday market has been trading since 13th century. Bicester village is approximately 20 minutes drive away. It is probably the U.K’s most popular Designer Outlet.
Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery
Take a two hour tour of the winery, brewery and liqueur productions. The tour includes a 40 minute tasting. There is a shop as well so you can purchase wine to take home. They produce 11 wines, 5 beers and a selection of 12 different liqueurs.
Grey Court is a 16th century mansion and gardens now owned by The National Trust. The house was originally owned by the De Grey family but was confiscated by Henry VII who passed it to another family, the rental for the house was a red rose each midsummers day! Explore the walled gardens as well as some walks through the beech woods. Dogs are allowed in the woods on a lead.
Warburg Nature Reserve
Warburg nature Reserve is a great day out for all the family. It is particularly well known for its extensive reserve of orchids. They have recorded 15 species here including the Fly and Birds Nest orchid. You can also see some rare butterflies. There are guided walks available as well as picnic areas. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead.
Nuffield Place was home to philanthropist William Morris, Lord Nuffield. The found of Morris cars and one of the richest men in the world who was exceptionally generous and gave much of his wealth away to charities and other good causes. Most of lord and lady Nuffields personal possessions remain in the house.
Stonor Park is one of England’s oldest manor houses owned by the same family for over 850 years. Lord Camay has an extensive collection of ceramics from Japan, England, Korea and Denmark. Outside the grounds are home to Red Kites, one of Britain’s rarest birds. They share their home with buzzards, green woodpeckers and owls.