Magnolia Cottage Northfield End Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2JN


Magnolia Cottage, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. RG9 2JN

A charming Grade II listed detached cottage sitting in grounds approaching 1/2 an acre and benefitting from planning permission and listed buildings consent to build a two storey extension, which would allow the cottage to become a 5 bedroom home.


The property is ideally situated in a tucked away location in Northfield End, being within easy reach of the town centre, Phyllis Court Club and the River Thames.

A part glazed timber front door leads into the entrance lobby with further glazed door opening into the reception room.

The 25’ reception room features exposed timber beams, a brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove, a polished stone floor and a bay window with a southerly aspect overlooking the garden.  A door leads to the study with a bay window, a fireplace and door to the garden.

The kitchen breakfast room has a range of timber fronted wall and base units with tiled walls and timber work surfaces. There exposed beams, a quarry tiled floor, space for a large table and a door with steps leading up to the utility room with a sink unit and plumbing for the washing machine and a further door leads to a shower room with WC and wash hand basin.

The inner hallway has a door to outside, a recess with coat hooks and a staircase leading to the first floor landing with storage cupboards.

The master bedroom has a southerly aspect, exposed beams, fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with a bath, WC and basin.

Bedroom two has  a dual aspect, a vaulted ceiling and fitted wardrobes

Bedroom three has a fitted wardrobe.

The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a bath, WC and basin.


A particular feature of Magnolia cottage is the fabulous mature gardens approaching 1/2 an acre and with areas of lawn interspersed with well established shrub beds and borders.

There is brick and flint wall that divides the plot. Beyond the wall, through a opening with a gate, there is a further area of garden and off-road parking and a two car garage with a flat roof.

N.B The property has been granted planning permission to build a two story extension, which will accommodate a large reception room (23’ x 18’) and two double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room.


Living in Northfield End

Northfield End is a popular location approximately 0.25 miles to the north of Henley town centre. There a local convenience store and Henley town centre is a level walking distance.

Henley has a wide selection of shops, including a Waitrose supermarket nearby. There are boutiques, a three screen cinema, a historic theatre, excellent pubs and restaurants and good schools for all ages. The commuter is well provided for with the M4/M40 giving access to London, Heathrow, West Country and Midlands. Henley Station has direct links with London Paddington (via Twyford Crossrail 2019) 55 minutes.

Marlow – 7 miles

Maidenhead M4  Junction 8/9 – 10 miles

Reading – 8 miles

Stokenchurch M40 Junction 5 – 10 miles

London Heathrow – 25 miles

London West End – 36 miles


Primary Schools – Badgemore Primary, Sacred Heart Primary

Secondary Schools – Gillotts School

Sixth Form – The Henley College

Private – St Mary’s School, Rupert House School, Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat, Queen Anne’s Caversham, The Abbey, Reading, Cranford House, Abingdon School and St Helen and St Katharine Abingdon.


The world famous Royal Regatta,Henley Festival of Arts, Henley Literary Festival.

Marina facilities at Hambleden, Harleyford and Wargrave

Golf – Henley Golf Club, Badgemore Park Golf Club, Temple Golf Club, Castle Royale Golf Club.

Henley Rugby Club currently play in National 2 South and have a full junior section.

Superb walking and riding in the Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty.

Phyllis Court Club – A private members country club on the the River Thames.

Tenure – Freehold

Services – Oil fired central heating to radiators

Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council

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