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Luxury Floating Home at 'Riverscapes' - with hot tub & roof garden

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Certificate of Excellence
Excellent
6 reviews
Starboard view
Port view
Master cabin with small sun deck
Bunk room with skylight
Bathroom with toilet and full size shower plus basin providing hot
Open-plan living area - with galley/kitchen, dining space + saloon/lounge with Smart TV, HiFi + PS3
Open-plan living area - with galley/kitchen, dining space + saloon/lounge with Smart TV, HiFi + PS3
Full kitchen including 4-plate cooker, oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster + kettle
Dining space
Double sofa bed in saloon/lounge
Sofa bed in saloon/lounge (opened and made up as a double bed)
Hot tub on the front deck
Outside dining area on the roof garden
Outside seating area on the roof garden
Outside seating area on the roof garden
Outside dining & seating areas on the roof garden including a gas BBQ
4-seat electric boat (for hire at £40/day to hire)
6-seat petrol motor boat (for hire at £70/day)
Home of Sir Christopher Wren - approx 0.1 mile
Home of Michael Faraday - approx 0.1 mile
Royal Bushy Park - approx 0.7 mile
'Astoria' (Pink Floyd's recording studio) - approx 1 mile
Hampton Pool - approx 2 miles
Kingston-upon-Thames - approx 2.5 miles
Kempton Park Racecourse - approx 3.5 miles
Kempton Park Thursday Market - approx 3.5 miles
Sunbury Antiques Market - approx 3.5 miles
Chessington World of Adventures - approx 5.5 miles
Twickenham Rugby Stadium - approx 6 miles
Brooklands Museum - approx 7.7 miles
Kew Gardens - approx 9 miles
Thorpe Park - approx 10.5 miles
Mercedes Benz World - 10.7 miles
Wisley Gardens - approx 12 miles
Windsor Castle - approx 15.5 miles
Legoland Windsor - approx 16.5 miles
Windsor Great Park - approx 19 miles
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Overview
Houseboat -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
East Molesey, Molesey, Surrey, England
EXCLUSIVE USE, and available all year, this perfectly appointed self-catering 6-berth floating home moored near Hampton Court Palace located on the non-tidal River Thames.

This is a very popular floating home found on American lakes but a very unique find in UK. She has 2 cabins, the master opens onto a small sun terrace, the middle cabin has bunk beds with a skylight and the living area has a double sofa bed to sleep a further 2 guests. The living area is open-plan and incorporates an open-plan kitchen, dining area and living room which then opens out onto a sun terrace with hot tub and drinks fridge. There is a roof garden with further outside dining and seating areas plus gas BBQ - perfect for al fresco dining with superb river views.

Facilities include heating throughout, a fully equipped kitchen (4-plate hob and oven, dishwater,...
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Listing #HL8791612
About the Owner
Natasha K
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
As and when required. We really have tried our best to make this a fun/exciting but comfortable/relaxing experience without it being intrusive!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a very brief stay and wished we had booked a little longer. Great location to visit Hampton Court and the arranged parking near-by was very convenient, as was the discounted meal. Hot tub was good fun (and very hot) and the roof garden is...More

Thank gunnergeezer
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Such a great location - both being on the water and also within walking distance of so many things to do! Natasha and Klaus were very friendly and helpful and made our stay very comfortable. All the instructions they gave were thorough and very easy...More

Thank Neil V
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Many thanks for an amazing time on Bluebird. Such a peaceful, relaxing setting within walking distance of many tourist attractions. Friendly, efficient staff on hand whenever needed. Organised for access for disabled user. Will definitely book again.

Thank zimsandal
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
*No person in excess of the number agreed may occupy the boat. *Our facilities are used at our guests' own risk. *DO NOT flush anything down the toilet that has not been eaten...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 2 nights
R 3 290
£180
R 4 112
£225
21 Jun 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Pre Summer
2 nights
R 3 473
£190
R 4 661
£255
1 Jul 2018 -
8 Jul 2018
HCFS
1 night
R 9 869
£540
R 10 966
£600
9 Jul 2018 -
13 Jul 2018
Pre Summer
2 nights
R 3 473
£190
R 4 661
£255
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 655 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 548 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
A very tranquil and beautiful palm fronted marina on The River Thames - situated in the town of Hampton Court boasting some historical sites and more:

- Royal Bushy Park (opposite the road from the marina)
- 'Astoria' - Pink Floyd's recording studio (0.3 mile)
- Hampton Court Palace (0.5 mile)
- Hampton Pool - an open air pool/lido with heated water providing outdoor swimming 365 days a year (1 mile)
- The town of Kingston-upon-Thames (2.5 miles)
- Kempton Park Thursday Market (2.9 miles)
- Sunbury Antiques Market (2.9 miles)
- Chessington World of Adventures (6.3 miles)
- RHS Kew Gardens (8.5 miles)
- Thorpe Park (9.6 miles)
- RHS Wisley Gardens (10.6 miles)
- LegoLand Windor (19.8 miles)
Getting around
- Hampton Court Railway Station is a 15 minute walk away - which is then a 35 minute direct train journey to London Waterloo.
- Many bus routes available into/around London
- 7 miles by cab/car from Heathrow airport
- Plentiful taxis or mini cabs available to flag down or pre-order
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Heathrow: 11.0 km
Railway: Hampton Court Railway Station: 0.5 km
As the boat will not always be moored in the same place, exact directions will be provided prior to our guests' arrival, however, will be an approximate:

- 15 minute walk from Hampton Court Railway Station (which is a 35 minute direct train journey to/from London Waterloo).
- 7 miles by cab/car from Heathrow airport.

PARKING:
Depending on where the boat is moored, parking is either free or can be arranged nearby from £5 per day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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