Property of the Day: Holmwood, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
THE PROPERTY: Holmwood House was built in the early 18th century and comes with 26 acres of gardens and woodland dotted with roses, lavender, herbs, camellias, azaleas and rhododendrons. As well as the main house, there are three cottages – Clock House, The Lodge and Coachman's – which have their own gated entrances and parking.
THE LOCATION: Holmwood is fewer than four miles from Henley-on-Thames, home to the Henley Regatta and music festival as well as several world-class restaurants and shops.
THE INTERIORS: With heavy mahogany doors, sash windows and high ceilings decorated with glinting chandeliers and intricate cornicing, Holmwood has all the hallmarks of a stately Georgian home. The 11 bedrooms and five reception-rooms include a library, a games-room and a dining-room that can comfortably seat 24 people.
WHY WE LOVE IT: The property comes with an infinity-edged swimming pool with breathtaking southernly views across the Thames Valley. The pool house also comes with its own kitchen, shower and changing rooms and there is a separate sauna cabin, plus a pizza oven and built-in barbecues.
BUY IT NOW: £11,250,000 with Savills
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