Residential Property Photography: Ferry House, Wargrave
A STUNNING VILLAGE HOUSE ON THE RIVER THAMES
This period property is highly attractive and wonderfully positioned, sitting on one of the most beautiful stretches of the River Thames in the village of Wargrave close to Henley on Thames.
The house, built c. 1860, was once known as Ferry Lodge and may at one time have served as the river access for Wargrave Manor. The coat of arms of the McGrath family is visible in one of the stained glass windows and previous owners include the architect of Selfridges in London. The principal reception rooms all face the river with the exception of the dining room. The drawing and sitting rooms have magnificent fireplaces. The kitchen/breakfast room includes an Aga. There is a cellar, cloakroom and utility room. The first floor comprising a master bedroom with bathroom, dressing room and a separate room with walk in shower and w.c. A second bedroom suite provides a shower room. Both bedrooms have wonderful views and the master bedroom has a terrace. There is a further bedroom, and a cloakroom. Stairs lead up to two bedrooms with bathroom and storage. The first floor provides access to a large loft space which could be converted (subject to planning). The property has been extensively modernised and new services installed.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds, hedging and a rockery. The house and the majority of the garden sit well above the 100year highest flood line. The cellar has not knowingly ever flooded, and nor has the road to the centre of the village. Accessed via a lane to the side of the property is a double and single garage, a dry boathouse (28 ft.) featuring a clock tower and a slipway. There is 75 ft. of river frontage and mooring.
Wargrave Station (direct trains 38 mins), Henley-on-Thames 3 miles, Twyford Station 2 miles, London Heathrow 35 – 45 mins. (All distances and times are approximate)
LOCAL AUTHORITY INFORMATION
Wokingham District Council