Henley-on-Thames Oxon RG9 5LG

Price £1,250,000 Freehold

Bolts Cross Cottage, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 5LG

A delightful 5 bedroom detached character home, situated in a tucked away location within a plot of approx 0.3 acres and views over open countryside. A five bar gate opens to a gravel driveway providing access to the car parking area and garage.

A paved terrace with veranda leads to the entrance with double doors opening into the conservatory. A further door opens into the dining hall, which has a bay window, woodblock flooring and an arch opening into the sitting room. The sitting room features an elegant open fireplace and windows overlooking the garden. There is an attractive recess with a stained-glass porthole window, double doors lead out to the patio terrace.

The kitchen breakfast room has a range of timber fronted wall and base units with work surfaces over with an inset sink unit with mixer tap. There is a ceramic tiled floor, plumbing for a dishwasher, a range cooker with extractor fan over and a further electric double oven. There is space for a breakfast table and a door opening to the courtyard garden.

The utility room has a single drainer sink unit, with plumbing for a washing machine,  

floor to ceiling storage cupboards, a floor-standing oil fired central heating boiler and a ceramic tiled floor. A door opens to a covered walkway with a door opening outside and a further door to the shower room which has a white suite comprising a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.

In addition a door leads from the covered walkway into a workshop/kitchenette and a further door opens into an office, which could be used as a self-contained annexe.

First floor landing with storage cupboard.

The master bedroom has a dual aspect. There is an opening to an inner hall with fitted wardrobes and a door opening to the en suite shower room, which has a white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle and wc, There is an attractive vanity unit with cupboards and drawers and an inset sink.

Bedroom two has a window overlooking the garden and a fitted wardrobe. Bedroom three has a front aspect with fitted wardrobes. Bedroom four has a rear aspect and a door connecting to the hallway, where the master bedroom is situated. Bedroom five has a rear aspect and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.


The south facing garden features an expense of lawn, with mature fruit trees, shrub beds and borders. High hedging marks the boundaries and provides privacy. There is an attractive water with a further lawn. To the rear of the cottage there is an enclosed courtyard.

There is a storage shed, garage and carports

Living in Rotherfield Greys

Rotherfield Greys is situated on the southern edge of the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, approximately 3 miles west of Henley-on -Thames. The village has a pub, The Maltsters Arms and a parish church.

There are many activities on the door step such as walking, riding and cycling in the area’s famous Beech woods, there is an established lawn tennis club in Peppard, as well as a 36 hole golf club and driving range at Greys Green. 

There are several notable eateries within a few miles of Rotherfield Greys including The Crooked Billet at Stoke Row, Orwells at Shiplake Cross as well as Anthony Worrall Thompson’s gastro pub, The Greyhound, in Rotherfield Peppard. Henley is famous for its annual Royal Regatta, which brings visitors from over the world. It has is a good range of local shops, pubs, restaurants a cinema and the Kenton Theatre which is 200 years old.

Reading is a large town approx. 5 miles away offering excellent shopping at the Oracle Shopping Centre with several department stores and well known high street shops. Recreational facilities include Madejski Stadium home of Reading Football Club and London Irish Rugby Club with horse racing available at Ascot, Newbury and Windsor. London is approx. 27 mins by rail from Reading mainline station to London Paddington (CrossRail in 2021) with fast trains currently every 8 minutes. Heathrow International Airport is approx. 50 mins by road via the M4 motorway.


Access to good schools is often high on the agenda when deciding on a location to live and this elegant family home could not be any better placed. Highmoor Nursery and Peppard Primary School are close-by. Reading School (5 miles), Reading Blue Coat (6.5 miles), Shiplake College (4.5 miles) The Oratory Woodcote (4 miles) all within easy reach. For the girls Queen Anne’s (4 miles), Cranford House (10 miles), St Josephs College, Kendrick and The Abbey School are all 6miles away. Buses to the Abingdon schools also operate from this area.

Henley – 3 miles

Reading – 5 miles

Maidenhead M4  Junction 8/9 – 15 miles

Stokenchurch M40 Junction 5 – 13 miles

London Heathrow – 28 miles

London West End – 41 miles

Tenure – Freehold

Local Authority – South Oxfordshire District Council

Council Tax: Band G 

Services: Mains electric and water. Oil fired central heating, private drainage

Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Philip Booth Esq Estate Agents



Property Features
  • House
  • 5 bed
  • 2 bath
  • Land is 0.3 acre
  • 1 Garage
  • 2 Carport