From riverside Oxford homes to luxurious Putney penthouses and hidden Cambridge gems, we’ve found the best homes for this weekend’s Boat Race…
1. Bishops Row, Fulham
Nine brand new 4-5 bed properties have been built in a fabulous location on Stevenage Road, Fulham. The luxurious development runs parallel to the River Thames, offering the perfect viewing point for the upcoming Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race. Each townhouse is perfect for family living and offers an abundance of space over 5 floors, as well as a gym, cinema room and a covered courtyard garden with a “walk on” glass ceiling. We can’t think of anywhere better for riverside living in the capital. Available through and from £4.995m.
2. Panton Street, Cambridge
Nestled in the heart of Cambridge is this impressive Regency Townhouse. Spread over 4 floors, the property features several period features as well as an open plan kitchen, living and dining room for the perfect entertaining space. Fancy a riverside walk to kick-start your morning? With the River Cam just a short walk away, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll every day, not just during the Boat Race!
3. Varsity Row, Thames Bank
An adorable pink house sits right by the finishing line for the boat race on the Thames. Whilst hidden away from the London hustle and bustle, the elegant property provides easy transportation to Clapham Junction and Waterloo. Proportioned over three floors, the Grade II listed Georgian home is just perfect for family living. With a bedroom looking out onto the river, you can watch the Boat Race finish from the comfort of your own bed. If that isn’t a perfect set up, we don’t know what is.
4. Russell Close, Chiswick
The views of the River Thames from this riverside penthouse apartment are simply breathtaking. With two terraces to enjoy them from, the house features a large living space ideal for family living. Undisturbed views from Barnes to Hammersmith embankment can be seen from the 3rd and 4th floors which the property sits on.
5. Ruvigny Gardens, Putney
This contemporary property offers only the most fabulous living situation, with marvellous river views as well as a terrace and garage. Conveniently placed, the house features glass work throughout and an open-plan living space allowing uninterrupted views over the river and Bishop’s Park. We can’t think of anywhere else we would rather be sitting with a glass of wine in our hand on a summer’s evening – and the deck is perfect for hosting your very own Boat Race party this Saturday.
6. Woodstock Road, Oxford
This wonderful house features period details such as ornate coving, open fireplaces and picture rails. With its attractive gardens and wisteria-covered rear, the detached property has an abundance of space including its 4 large reception rooms and 6 bedrooms. Situated in a fabulous location nearby renowned schools in the area, the family home overlooks St. John’s College pavilion and sports grounds.
7. The Terrace, Barnes Village
This most charming riverside house sits quaintly by Barnes High Street. French doors lead out onto the spectacular ornate balcony which offers fabulous views of the River Thames. The Grade II listed house even has a first-floor reception which spans the entire width of the property. It dates back to the 18th century, while the top floor loft living space has a skylight, its own bathroom and shower room, for the most private and luxurious living situation.
8. Queen’s Wharf, Hammersmith
A new development by the ‘Surrey Bend’ of the Thames offers panoramic views of London as well as infinitely elegant living. With only one property left in the whole building, you had better hurry for the chance to call Queen’s Wharf your home. Each apartment has been specially designed to have the best views of the capital possible. Catch exquisite views of the Boat Race from one of the two terraces, as well as your bedroom and living room as the views overlook the first milestone of the race.
9. Fulham Reach, Fulham
These stunning properties are set inside stunning landscaped gardens within an award-winning development by St George. Offering the finest London riverside living, residents can enjoy fine views of the River Thames from Hammersmith Bridge and beyond. The destination where design meets waterside living…
10. Riverside Quarter, Wandsworth
Always fancied living in a penthouse over the Thames? Riverside Quarters offers just that, but with everything you’ll ever need on your doorstep. A large selection of restaurants, cafes and convenience stores are round the corner and a 24-hour concierge service is also included. With underground car parking facilities, there’s no need to worry about the parking mayhem that comes with London life. The perfect combination of modern living paired with a superb riverside location.
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