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Glen Island House, Glen Island, Taplow, Maidenhead, SL6








4,122 sq ft

383 sq m

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Key features

  • Beautiful dual aspect riverside views
  • Character property with lots of period features
  • Three guest suites with high ceilings
  • Fantastic riverside gardens with private mooring
  • Parking and garaging.
  • Grade II listed property ideally located for transport links
  • EPC Rating = C


Magnificent riverside home with stunning views. This unique property is beautifully presented and has a high specification throughout.


A magnificent Grade II listed home with a private mooring, which has been carefully and sympathetically refurbished externally by award-winning Berkeley Homes and subsequently internally by the current owner to create this exquisite home, situated on the banks of the River Thames.

Glen Island is a large area of land between the Jubilee River and the River Thames at Boulters Lock near Maidenhead, full stop. This property provides a rare opportunity to acquire a truly splendid home surrounded by large areas of open space, beautiful picnic areas, riverside walks, numerous restaurants, and a footbridge over the Thames to Maidenhead.

The historic Grade II listed Glen Island House, originally a riverside gentleman's residence, was built in 1869 for Lt. Gen. Sir Roger Palmer, 5th Baronet. An Irish landowner who took part in the charge of the Light Brigade.

This exquisite and elegant property is entered through impressive double doors into a grand reception hall, creating an unforgettable first impression. Double doors open to reveal a splendid library with an imposing centrepiece fireplace, high ceilings and an abundance of period features.

A door leads through to a lavish snug/ tv room with a feature bay window and double doors, which open onto a sizable sun terrace offering stunning river views. Double doors invite you into to the majestic sitting room/ study, which includes an ornate fireplace, atmospheric mood lighting, two large bay
windows with full height glazing, which in turn provide access the secluded river gardens.

Indulge in culinary delight in this magnificent kitchen/ breakfast room which has been meticulously designed by the renowned luxury kitchen specialists at “Roundhouse”. Benefitting from an excellent range of bespoke units, butler sink, Viking double oven and gas hob, wooden flooring and space for entertaining.

A unique feature of this room are the three breath taking
floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the room with natural light and give access via double doors to the picturesque landscape gardens at the rear. Ascend to the first floor via the majestic staircase and discover a spacious landing area leading to three opulent bedroom suites and a convenient upstairs laundry room.

Of notable mention is the principal bedroom suite, measuring an
impressive 20’4 x 17’5 ft adorned with a magnificent bay window, offering panoramic views of the river. This suite boasts a luxurious dressing room and bathroom, embodying elegance and comfort.

A further staircase provides access to a large loft space offering potential to convert, subject to planning permission being granted. At the front of the property, there
are two allocated parking bays and access to the separate double garage, ensuring convenience and security for your vehicles. Step into the wonderful riverside gardens which are a true masterpiece of this home. Expansive sun terraces offer the perfect setting for al fresco entertaining and boast unparalleled views of the river. Nestled within secluded, mature and private gardens, you'll find year-round beauty and tranquillity. Follow the steps down to the 90ft river frontage and the private mooring, complete with lighting and power for an enjoyable waterfront experience.


1 Glen Island House is well placed for Maidenhead town centre (approx.2.2 miles) with its extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities with further amenities in Windsor (approx.6.7 miles). Rail services are available from Taplow (approx.0.8 mile) and Maidenhead (approx.2 miles) with the Elizabeth Line now running to The City and London Paddington. Road connections are excellent with the M4 (Junctions 7 and 8/9).

Recreational amenities in the area include the David Lloyd Centre and Braywick Leisure Centre in Maidenhead. Taplow Lake has a water sports centre with open water swimming, paddle boarding and canoeing.

Maidenhead offers a wide range of select and state schooling including Boyn Hill Infants school, Newlands Girls’ School, Desborough Boys School, Burchetts Green CE Infant School, St. Piran’s, Claires Court and Sir William Borlase Grammar, Marlow. N.B. Please check catchments and admissions policies.

Maidenhead is known for its attractive riverfront with Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island being a focal point with river boat trips and popular riverfront restaurants. Local events include a regular farmers market and full programme of events at Norden Farm Centre for Arts.

Square Footage: 4,122 sq ft
Leasehold with approximately 999 years remaining.

Additional Info

Currently held on a 999 year lease.
Freehold currently being transferred to the four properties
Current service charge £8,070 a year
Taplow Estate £870
Remaining Berkely Homes building warranty approximately 5 years
Grade II listing affects external facades
Property built 1869 renovated in 2019


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Band: H
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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Glen Island House, Glen Island, Taplow, Maidenhead, SL6


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  • Taplow Station0.9 miles
  • Maidenhead Station1.3 miles
  • Furze Platt Station1.3 miles
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