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A unique, elegant and stylish penthouse apartment set in the iconic Victorian Royal Mansions on the River Thames in central Henley. The property is conveniently situated within 100m of both the train station and town centre shops and restaurants. There are four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, lift access and fantastic far-reaching river views throughout. Share of Freehold, No Onward Chain. EPC Rating D.
Henley on Thames is a charming and famous riverside market town within 10 miles of Reading, 35 miles of Central London and 25 miles from Heathrow. The town offers an excellent variety of shops ranging from high-street chains to independent boutiques. There are numerous coffee shops and many restaurants offering an array of cuisines. Every summer the town hosts the world famous Royal Regatta followed by the Henley Festival and Rewind Festival. Henley is surrounded by lovely countryside, dominated by the Chiltern Hills to the north of the town.
State Primary schools include Trinity (OFSTED Outstanding), Sacred Heart, Badgemore and Valley Road, plus Gillotts secondary school, and the Henley College. Fee paying schools include Rupert House and St Marys Prep, and there are buses to Shiplake College, The Oratory, Reading Blue Coat, Moulsford (boys), Wycombe Abbey and Queen Anne's School, Caversham (girls).
The penthouse front door opens to an impressive wide central hallway with new oak flooring. There are characterful high ceilings throughout. To the left is a well fitted kitchen breakfast room. It is fitted with modern appliances, granite worktops and traditional shaker style white units. In keeping with the whole apartment, there are large windows allowing in plenty of light. There is a sizable utility room with space for washing machine and dryer. Also off the kitchen is a lockable back door which leads to an internal fire escape staircase. Across the hallway is the double length living and dining room. Views from this room through the two wide windows are stunning - uninterrupted river in both directions and parts of the town and countryside beyond. The room has an elegance and grandeur common to the period, with excellent proportions, oak flooring and an abundance of natural light. The neutral decoration and original features add to a subtle stylish feel.
The sleeping accommodation is further into the apartment. There are four double bedrooms, all of which have large windows and excellent views. There are two recently fitted bathrooms. One is a four piece family bathroom with separate shower and the other is a spacious shower room. The apartment also offers a separate office with a wall of built in shelving.
The grand and elegant communal entrance to Royal Mansions is very well kept. There is a voice entry system and a galleried spacious entrance hall. The penthouse is located on the third floor and can be access via a wheelchair accessible glass lift or the sweeping grand staircase. The apartment also benefits from a private door to an internal fire escape staircase through the kitchen.
The apartment is eligible for two street parking permits and a number of visitor parking passes through Henley town council.
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The apartment has a share of freehold with circa 980 years left on the lease. Service charges for Jul-Dec 2020 were £1,921. Ground rent is a peppercorn. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property these details must be verified by your solicitor.
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