Henley-on-Thames nestles on the banks of the River Thames. The town is famous for its annual Royal Rowing Regatta, the Music Festival and more recently The Literary Festival. It has much to offer by way of excellent schools, both state and independent, including those in the outlying villages. There is a good variety of restaurants, bars, hotels, shops and leisure facilities including a cinema and theatre. There are several well-regarded golf courses on the outskirts of the town and nearby villages.
The breathtaking Chiltern countryside surrounding Henley offers fabulous walking, riding and cycling. The Stonor and Hambleden Valleys, designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are often used for film locations and the surrounding villages are extremely sought after. Popular villages for families on the outskirts of Henley include the Rotherfields, Stoke Row, Nettlebed and Shiplake to name a few.
There are excellent commuter links by road to the M4 and M40 Motorways and Henley Station connects through to Reading with Inter-City services to London Paddington, Oxford and beyond.
Henley sits on the River Thames in the county of Oxfordshire. It's around 25 miles south-east of Oxford itself and it offers fantastic transport links into central London and the surrounding areas. The M40 motorway runs directly to central London, and direct trains run between Henley and London Paddington in rush hour. The strong transport links that Henley boasts makes it the perfect town for commuters to reside in.
Henley is a historic town in its own right - a quick walk around the area presents you with landmarks such as the town square, the town hall, the historic church and of course a fantastic selection of local shops. From local traders and boutiques to a few national chains, there's a fantastic range for residents to choose from. If the shopping isn't quite what you're looking for the nearby towns of London and Oxford have a far greater range of choice for you to select from.
Henley is in a beautiful part of the world - much of the town is overlooked by vast hills covered in woodland - it's also surrounded by rolling, green fields. The countryside feel that Henley boasts is a million miles from the hustle and bustle of the big cities that are situated around Henley. It's the perfect retreat for commuters and tourists alike. A more picturesque place to live you will not find within such easy reach of London - so why bother looking anywhere else?
An excellent variety of property is available, in all sizes and price ranges, from cottages