Bowsey Manor, Bowsey Hill, Wargrave, Reading

For Sale £5,250,000

5 bedroom Detached

Property Description

Set within 5 acres of land is Bowsey Manor, a magnificent country house situated in a secluded setting above Henley-on-Thames. Extended and restored by the present owners, the house offers elegant accommodation and an indoor pool complex, detached cottage and extensive gardens.

The full height Reception Hall, with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, has a tiled floor and polished plaster walls creating a warm welcome to the property The spacious Drawing Room with parquet floor and marble fireplace, is triple aspect with French doors to the terrace and windows overlooking the garden. The Sitting Room is also triple aspect with two sets of French doors to the garden, oak flooring and a fireplace. Exposed beams are also used to great effect in the Study which has tiles floors and French doors to the decked terrace at the rear of the house.

The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has a range of wall and floor units arranged around a central island, and with granite work surfaces. Built-in appliances and Rangemaster oven. French doors open from the Breakfast Area on to the terrace.

A wide staircase leads from the elegant Dining Hall to the first floor Bedrooms. The spacious Master Bedroom Suite has doors opening to a Juliet balcony, a range of wardrobes as well as a walk-in wardrobe. The En Suite Bathroom has a shower, claw-foot free standing bath, 2 washbasins, WC and underfloor heating. There are 4 further bedrooms, two of which are En Suite, and there is a Family Bathroom

Pool Complex & Annex- From the Drawing Room, doors open to the glass and steel staircase leading to the Lower Ground Floor where there is a magnificent Reception/Hallway, leading to the Pool Complex. The attractive pool has a separate Gym, Shower Room and Changing Room. The Annex accommodation comprises a Sitting/Dining Room with Kitchen area, Bedroom and Shower Room.

The Cottage - Situated to the south of the property and comprising a Sitting. Dining Room with Kitchen area, Bedroom and Shower Room. It has the benefit of its own terrace overlooking the gardens and grounds.

Outside - Impressive wrought iron electric gate opens to a sweeping drive leading to a large paved parking and turning area around a beautiful fountain. Wide stone steps and balustrade rise to the attractive terrace to the front of the main house. Formal planting including box hedges and mature shrubs and trees provide order and seclusion to the front facade of the house.

The garden is laid mainly to lawn and planted with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is an area of woodland to the southern boundary and a gazebo at the top of the hill take full advantage of the outstanding far reaching views. The gardens, grounds and woodland are private and beautifully tended to and provide the perfect private setting to enjoy this glorious elevated position.


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