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It’s no wonder Henley-on-Thames is so popular, recently voted as one of the best places to live, it’s a beautiful market town situated on the River Thames. One of the most picturesque towns in Oxfordshire, it’s a sought after location for families and those who want to escape urban life.

Full of delightful independent shops, award-winning pubs and with Mary Berry and Russell Brand rumoured to be locals, what’s not to love about Henley?

With the return of Henley Royal Regatta, the annual five-day rowing event on the River Thames, we found six of the best properties for sale in and around this beautiful area.

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1. Four-bedroom house by the river, £2.2 million

Marsh Lock House is a beautiful four-bedroom property right by the river’s edge with its own mooring right outside your door. The house dates from the 17th century and boasts principal rooms with large windows offering amazing views over the weir.

The open-plan kitchen has fully fitted bespoke units with granite worktops, a large central island, a range of Miele appliances, and an Aga.

• £2,200,000 via Knight Frank

2. Grade II listed cottage, £1.8 million

This three-bedroom house with a pretty walled garden is perfectly located in the centre of town. Named Queen Anne Cottage, this period property dates back to the 1700s and is moments from the River Thames.

From the reception rooms to the bedrooms, this property features high ceilings, large windows and exposed beams throughout. The outdoor space is the real pull thanks to the beautiful walled garden.

• £1,800,000 via Knight Frank

3. Grade II listed townhouse, £2.5 million

Here’s a rare chance to own this unique Georgian fronted townhouse in the heart of Henley town centre. Inside you’ll find four bedrooms, two bathrooms and four reception rooms.

The double front period property boasts gorgeous rooms arranged over three floors. It has modern interiors (it was renovated by the current owners) but it retains many period features including sash windows, exposed timbers and open fireplaces.

• £2,500,000 via Knight Frank

4. Four-bedroom house in the centre of Henley, £2.25 million

This property has a delightful exterior thanks to the trailing red and pink roses growing up the side. Through an attractive archway there is access to the walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds filled with mature shrubs and trees.

There are four bedrooms, two bathrooms and two reception rooms. The interiors are spacious and welcoming and it’s full of charm and character throughout.

• £2,250,000 via Knight Frank

5. Newly built cottage-style house, £1.195 million

This architect-designed home has country cottage charm and an abundance of natural light throughout. The newly constructed detached brick and flint property is set in the popular hamlet of Peppard Common.

The interiors are cosy and full of hygge. The sitting room features solid oak floors and inlaid carpet, a delightful open fireplace with oak mantle, and bifold doors which open onto the garden.

• £1,195,000 via Knight Frank

6. Charming period house with four bedrooms, £1.42 million

This four-bedroom property called Windmill Cottage enjoys a peaceful, elevated location with views over adjoining woodland. The private gardens are a real feature with mature trees and shrubs, a large lawn, well stocked flower beds and a sunken terrace.

Inside, the property has a a wealth of character and original features, including exposed timbers and an open fireplace.

• £1,420,000 via Knight Frank

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