Period riverside property for sale in Sunbury-on-Thames.
An impressive and elegant Victorian riverside home set on the banks of the river Thames with a 70ft mooring.Built in 1889 and believed to be the former home of Sir Henry Knight, Lord Mayor of London. The property occupies a prominent position on the river bank. Birkholme offers six bedrooms and three receptions with generous room proportions and character features including ornate ceiling details, picture rails, wood and tiled floors, butlers bell and high ceilings throughout with a charming turreted corner to house providing a real feature to the drawing room, principal bedroom and top floor room all with river views.The property also has a one room coach house with kitchen and bathroom above the car port/garage with stable and tack room. Sitting centrally in south facing grounds of 0.5 acre with direct frontage to the river and a mooring. The gardens are walled to one side and have a magnolia tree along with pear and apple trees.Birkholme is ideally located near to Hampton Court Palace and East Molesey, the area is well known for its attractive tree lined streets and is close to the local cafes, boutiques, restaurants and amenities.A larger selection of shops can be found in Kingston upon Thames with its wide range of high street names and department stores. Hampton Court mainline station is within walking distance and provides regular train services to London Waterloo.Access to the M25, M3 and A3 is a short distance for Central London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.Schooling in the area is exceptional with many options for both state education to include The Orchard Infant School, St. Lawrence Junior School, St. Paul's Catholic College and independent schools to include Weston Green School, Twickenham Preparatory School, Hampton Court House, Lady Eleanor Holles, Hampton, Surbiton High School, Claremont Fan Court School and ACS Cobham International SchoolEPC: ELocal Authority: Spelthorne Borough CouncilTenure: FreeholdCouncil Tax Band: H
Hampton Station - 1.5 milesM3 (J1) - 2 milesHampton Court Station - 2.5 milesWalton-On-Thames - 3.5 milesKingston-upon-Thames - 3.75 milesEsher - 5 milesA3 - 5.5 milesM25 (J10) - 8.5 milesCentral London - 20 milesAll distances are approximate.All state school references are subject to catchment areas.Plot measurement is taken from Promap and is for indicative purposes only.