Ferry Cottage

Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire
The exterior of Ferry Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire
The exterior of Ferry Cottage, Cliveden, Berkshire
The exterior of Ferry Cottage and New Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire
The sitting Room at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden
The double Bedroom at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden
The twin Bedroom at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden
The kitchen at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden
The patio at Ferry Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire
Rowing at Cliveden, Berkshire
Going for a picnic at Cliveden, Berkshire
The exterior of Ferry Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire The exterior of Ferry Cottage, Cliveden, Berkshire The exterior of Ferry Cottage and New Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire The sitting Room at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden The double Bedroom at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden The twin Bedroom at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden The kitchen at Ferry Cottage, Cliveden The patio at Ferry Cottage, nr Maidenhead, Berkshire Rowing at Cliveden, Berkshire Going for a picnic at Cliveden, Berkshire

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 002002

About Ferry Cottage

Views over the Thames from this half-timbered former ferryman’s cottage near the Cliveden estate.

Ferry Cottage was once the home of the ferryman for My Lady Ferry and benefits from incredible views over the River Thames. The pretty half-timber cottage hosts a bright and modern interior with large patio and garden overlooking the river.

Make the most of your location and enjoy being part of the Cliveden estate. Explore the stately home, built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1666 and home to the Astor family until 1966. As a guest, you are welcome to follow in the footsteps of dukes, earls, kings and queens as you stroll through the impressive gardens and woodlands – even after closing!

Ferry Cottage is conveniently located 14miles from Heathrow Airport and benefits from its close proximity to Windsor, Henley-on-Thames, The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and to a variety of other National Trust properties. Enjoy days of sightseeing or explore our estate before retiring to the cottage for a tranquil evening by the River.

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Ground floor facilities

View Access statement (PDF 383 KB)

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Sitting room, kitchen/dining room with French doors to patio, two bedrooms (one double and one twin) and bathroom with shower.

    View Floor plan (PDF 25 KB)

Notes for guests

Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please those images in the main website page.

The bedroom and bathroom are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

Children: This cottage is located on the Thames river path and the garden and river bank are completely unfenced.

Heating: Night storage heating included.

Freezer: The cottage does not have a full size freezer but does have a fridge with an ice box to hold a minimal amount of frozen goods.

Parking: Parking for two cars is 20 metres from the cottage.

WiFi: WiFi is available at this cottage.

Wildlife: Many of our cottages are very rural and as a result we do regularly undertake routine pest control visits.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage (if last day of stay is a Sunday).

Please note:

As part of the boating offer at Cliveden self-drive hire motor and rowing boats operate from the landing stage of the Cliveden ferry, approximately 30 metres from Ferry Cottage. Days and operating times vary and are subject to weather conditions. The river path is a public footpath.

This cottage is located within the Cliveden Estate. Additional day visitors to the cottage will have to pay the full Cliveden entrance fee. 

Be part of the estate and check out our ‘things to see and do’ to help you plan visit - https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities – details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied with a few exceptions, which are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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