From impressive city skyscrapers to cosy country cottages, here are the most spectacular riverside properties on the market right now…
1. Chelsea Waterfront, Chelsea
Chelsea Waterfront is the 11.3 acre redevelopment of the Lots Road Power Station situated on the north bank of the River Thames. What to expect: 434 luxury apartments and penthouses spread across 10 buildings, one of which will be the refurbished power station. All apartments have been built to the highest standards, with luxurious marble bathrooms, a balcony to enjoy stunning river views and five-star concierge service. The building will see final completion in 2020. Available through Chelsea Waterfront, prices from £1.4m.
2. The Old Rectory, Worcestershire
Dating back to c. 1430, The Old Rectory has an impressive 6 bedrooms, a stunning façade, charming interiors and 3 acres of land to enjoy. The property is set high above the banks of the River Avon with distant picturesque views of the Avon Ham – there’s even direct fishing access from the property! A bonus: the Old Rectory owns 22 moorings on the River Avon. .
3. Landmark Pinnacle, Canary Wharf
Recently launched as one of London’s tallest towers with 75 storeys, the cityscape and riverside views here are unbeatable. This impressive building also holds the title for London’s highest private roof terrace. Landmark Pinnacle is located on South West India Dock and there are 752 properties in the building, with a collection of superb penthouses. Amenities include a Golf Simulator, an arcade room and two private dining areas with a bar. .
4. The Old Watermill, Bedfordshire
This charming 6 bedroom 18th Century property is situated in the beautiful North Bedfordshire village of Odell. Close to Odell Castle, The Old Watermill sits in vast rural surroundings, right on top of a river. Live your fairytale in this dream-like home. To top it off, there are fishing rights so you could even catch your own supper. .
5. Circus West Penthouses, Battersea
Situated in Battersea Power Station, Circus West penthouses are a collection of dual-aspect riverside homes with views of the London skyline and the River Thames. Built by the renowned architects SimpsonHaugh and Partners, apartments have also undergone interior architecture by LINLEY, so expect intricate craftsmanship to the highest standards. .
6. The Bridge, Fairford
This gorgeous five bedroom Cotswold stone house sits right by the River Coln and was previously a florist and antique shop. The property dates back 300 years and has a lovely garden to make your own. Inside, highlights include an attic double bedroom and bathroom, both with vaulted ceilings. .
7. Gallants Quay, Devon
Gallants Quay is a prime waterfront property with fantastic views, situated on the most sought-after road in Dartmouth. The property has 4 bedrooms and an impressive 3 floors. If direct and exclusive access to the water is what you’re after, then this is the place for you. At the front of the lawn and beside the sea wall is a private landing stage with steps down to the foreshore. .
8. Belvedere Gardens, South Bank
This incredible building comprises of 97 apartments and sits on the South Bank of the Thames. Apartments are highly sophisticated, with the added features of walk-in wardrobes and showers. Perks of living in the building include breathtaking views of the London skyline, an impressive roof terrace, a gym, swimming pool and beauty salon. You need not ever leave. .
9. Chalmore Hole Ferry House, Wallingford
Full of character, this former ferryman’s cottage is a beautiful hideaway from 1913 located in the Thameside town of Wallingford, close by to the popular Henley, Oxford and Reading. Steps down from the house lead to a garden that literally sits directly on the water. Chalmore Hole Ferry House was even referenced in Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome. .
10. Toad Hall, Buckinghamshire
The sought-after 6 bedroom property, Toad Hall overlooks the Cookham Reach of the River Thames towards Winter Hill Golf Course and National Trust land. Toad Hall boasts a number of exciting features, such as a wet boathouse, a raised sun terrace and veranda, a library and a Tom Howley bespoke kitchen. This amazing house has it all and will certainly not disappoint. .
11. Riverside, Buckinghamshire
This highly impressive 6 bedroom property is as sleek as they come. Expect the ultimate panoramic waterside views, with glass doors that open directly onto the banks of the River Thames on Riversdale. The house has just been built and crafted to the highest standards. Perfect for entertaining, amenities include a terrace, garden and balcony. Spectacular modern features bring you functionality and effortless style. .