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“Exceeded expectations in every respect”
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'Pixie Place'  elegant & enchanting riverside home, Royal Windsor.
Sleeps up to 7, free WiFi/parking
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'Pixie Place'  elegant & enchanting riverside home, Royal Windsor.
Sleeps up to 7, free WiFi/parking
South facing, Sumptuous seating in the air conditioned conservatory over looking the Thames River. Windsor's Town Centre is home to Windsor Castle, a 5 minute car ride away 
from Pixie Place.
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36 reviews
'Pixie Place'  elegant & enchanting riverside home, Royal Windsor.
Sleeps up to 7, free WiFi/parking
South facing, Sumptuous seating in the air conditioned conservatory over looking the Thames River.
Windsor's Town Centre is home to Windsor Castle, a 5 minute car ride away 
from Pixie Place.
Our certificate of Excellence awarded in 2018
Late summer river view from the conservatory, decking and garden at Pixie Place.
Pixie Place- secluded spot on river's estuary. Boats pass nearby,not directly in front of property
Enjoy extensive River views from this calm oasis....voted the most favourite room by previous guests
Natural light floods our large and elevated conservatory giving perfect views over the river.
Aspect of the conservatory from the decking area.
Summer In the lawned garden feeding the swans and ducks.  Safety fence in place at the garden wall
View from Pixie Place Neighbourhood swan has spotted guests in the garden...he's looking for treats!
Thames river views from  lounge, sliding doors to the decking are. Free Wifi , flat screen TV
More sumptuous seating in Pixie Place. Dining area with river view too.
Centrally heated throughout
Thames river views from the south facing lounge, decking, conservatory and rear bedroom.
Antique parquetry dining table for 6 people with river view.
Both glass doors lead to conservatory.
Aspect of entrance hall, kitchen, visitor bathroom, study. Open glass door leads into conservatory.
The large kitchen is fully equipped with many appliances and utensils.
Breakfast table, kitchen linens, crockery,cutlery, utensils and some cleaning products provided.
Fully equipped kitchen with glass breakfast table and access to the side garden.
Entrance Hall
Exquisite Mother of Pearl furniture in entrance hall, wood laminate flooring.
Decking area off the lounge.
South facing, river and garden views.
Dining for 6 people on the decking....watch passing boats and barges approaching Old Windsor Lock.
Enjoy River life and Al fresco dining on the elevated decking when holidaying in Pixie Place.
View of Pixie Place's garden and the estuary along the river Thames.
Swans and ducks visiting Pixie Place, expectantly waiting to be fed and they're not shy!
South facing,secluded spot on the Thames. Boats pass nearby but not directly in front of Pixie Place
Study with oak desk plus space for optional roll-away bed.
Guest Bathroom on the ground floor, next to the study.  Hand soap and towels provided
Master Bedroom, super king size bed, en-suite shower room, WC, bidet. Flat screen TV
Master bedroom - Bed linens and towels provided
En-suite bathroom off the master bedroom.  Towels are provided
Front twin Bedroom with fitted wardrobes and hair dryer.  Bed linens  and towels are provided.
Spacious front twin bedroom with high quality mattresses.
Large Family bathroom on the first floor, Power shower, full bath, WC, Vanity unit.
Rear twin bedroom with river view and quality  mattresses.
Rear river view twin bedroom .Bed linens, towels and hair dryer provided.
Pixie Place front entrance. Off road parking
Rear elevation of Pixie Place showing the conservatory.  Decking   area is left of the conservatory
Pixie Place.garden.
Great space for kids to play safely outdoors -  keep watch from the conservatory
The rear and elevated aspect of the conservatory.
The steps lead into the conservatory and kitchen.
A view from the lounge and conservatory at Christmas
'The Gloriana' passing Pixie Place on its' way to lead the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant in 2012
Legoland and Thorpe Park
within 10 minuets drive from Pixie Place.
Central London is a 20 minute train ride from Slough train Station.
Picnic, saunter or relax along the Mile long walk up to Windsor Castle - It's free and great fun!
Carriage rides on the Long Walk,Windsor Castle where Prince Harry and Megan travelled post wedding.
A day on the river is a great way to sight see or just to relax.
Aspect of Windsor Castle and monument of Queen Victoria taken from the high street
Royal Guards parade on Windsor's High Street daily at 11am 
Another free activity for all the family
The Magna Carta Monument is a 5 minute drive to Runnymede... No entry Fee!
Pageantry of Changing of the Royal Guards, Windsor Castle daily at 11am on Windsor High Street.
The Royal Procession - Queen Elizabeth visiting Royal Ascot in June
The bridge over the River Thames connects Windsor town centre to Eton
Eton College boys celebrating King George III's Birthday with a river procession every June
Grooming horses in nearby fields. Many riding stables are with in a 5 minute drive.
The Mile Long Walk up to Windsor Castle... take your bikes or just gently saunter
Typical English pub in Windsor
Jubilant Windsor - Lots of culture, activities and sights for all the family.
Cruising the river Thames in all seasons  Many tours and packages available
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, England

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Carrieada...
Woody Point, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Exceeded expectations in every respect”
Reviewed 11 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
3
people found this review helpful

Wow! Wow! Wow!

What a wonderful home and what a lovely couple the owners are. This property is superior in every respect, beautiful furnishings, fantastic views and extremely comfortable, we wanted for nothing.

Believe me when I say that the photos and previous reviews of Pixie Place do not do it justice.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
15 Jan 2014
We are delighted to hear how much our guests enjoyed Pixie Place with all that it and its' location has to offer. Central London, Windsor and London Heathrow are all accessible with in a short distance plus many other visitor attractions.
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SZ F
Harwich, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautifully appointed immaculate 'home from home' on the Thames in a convenient location to all attractions.”
Reviewed 18 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
3
people found this review helpful

Everything about Pixie Place exudes comfort in a delightfully appointed immaculate decor with every upscale amenity aptly provided in a peaceful and beautiful setting on the river Thames in Old Windsor. We particularly enjoyed relaxing in the light-filled conservatory watching the swans and ducklings and the various boats that drifted along the river. The location affords easy access to all the local attractions, and walks along the river nearby the house were a scenic delight. Plush towels and designer linens, appliances, comfortable furnishings, decor, lighting, kitchen appointments, tourist brochures, informational booklet, fabulous shower and bath facilities,off street parking, even binoculars!... and so much more awaits anyone who has the opportunity to stay at Pixie Place. We have been refreshed by this 'home from home' and look forward to a return visit in the future.

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Liked best: The light-filled conservatory overlooking the river Thames
Liked least: this property met and exceeded our needs and expectations
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
21 May 2013
We work very hard to ensure our guests experience the best of everything, excellence is our aim and our efforts are more than worth it when we receive such delightful reviews. Pixie Place is an enchanting property for relaxation alone and a welcome retreat when used as your base while visiting surrounding areas...Central London, Legoland, central Windsor and Heathrow airport are all with in easy reach.
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brianl294
Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Pixie Place - Perfect”
Reviewed 12 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
3
people found this review helpful

We arrived on a very cold Easter saturday to find a lovely spacious, clean and very well equipped house.

The view from the Conservatory was very relaxing, watching the river meander by.

The house is in good proximity to Old Windsor with a good Co-op supermarket, that is well stocked, and some good family restaurants. Its location, on a island in the river, and at the end of a country road means whilst it is very tranquil a car is recommended for travelling around.

We travelled into London from Datchet station which is only 5 minutes away and has sufficient all day parking.

There is plenty to see close at hand, especially Windsor and the Castle.

The house is an ideal place to return home to each evening as it is so comfortable. Our son has autism and enjoyed having the space to move around whilst we were able to relax knowing that he was in a safe environment.

The booking process was handled well by the owners and the website was particularly helpful in allowing us to show our son where we were going so that he would be relaxed and helped him settle quickly.

It is certainly a property we would visit again, though perhaps in warmer weather to allow us to better advantage of the available walks in the surrounding countryside and watch the boats going through the lock on the other side of the river.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
17 Apr 2013
We're delighted to know our guests enjoyed all that Pixie Place has to offer.
While we do recommend a car, details of a reliable taxi company can be found amongst the information leaflets upon our guests' arrival.
The location and position of Pixie Place holds so many advantages...peaceful walks, stunning views at all times of the year, boat trips, quick and easy access into central London, Heathrow airport and of course, central Windsor.
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
3
people found this review helpful

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Apr 2013
We are so pleased to see our guests enjoy their stay and find the convenience of the location of Pixie Place. Windsor is the most sought after tourist area to visit in the UK. The owners
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Mark F F
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The Perfect Home away form Home”
Reviewed 10 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013
4
people found this review helpful

Our family, 7 in total, could not have been happier with our choice to stay at Pixie for 21 days. The house is superb in every way, The location is rural, well for only 1.5 miles then you are in the town of Old Windsor, and a 30 min jog to Windsor, and we will miss the drive over the bridge and down the lane. The house nesstles on the edge of the Thames, plenty of walks along the river, Swans freely come up to the waters edge for some feed. We found this home is immaculate condition and extreemly clean, spacious, warm, and so so homley. Spacious bedrooms, bathrooms, and family area. Of special like to myself was the conservertory where we could sit and watch the snow fall onto the roof and the passing Thames. Then owners were so accommodating. We broke the dryer and it was fixed in two days, and with snow falling and plenty of water about they even had Wellies provided for us. Coming form a country where big spaciouis homes are the normal, Pixie was simply perfect and a must to stay at if you are planning to base yourself in outer London. We travelled to Dublin by plan and just 20 mins form Heathrow, and then to Paris by Eurostar, that was just 50 mins to St Pancreas. We will stay at Pixie again, and thankyou to Angela and Nael for beign such careing hosts.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
12 Feb 2013
We're pleased to have met all the expectations of our valued guests from Australia.....Our spacious holiday home, provides a private residence and exclusive accommodation for up to 7 persons. Only 15 minutes drive to find, the world famous Heston Blumenthals Fat Duck Restaurant, and The Roux Brothers - The Waterside Inn in Bray plus so many other attractions and Royal history even closer. Many of our overseas guests enjoy Pixie Place for its' ideal location as a hub for catching flights or trains, to central London, other parts of the UK and many European cities.
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grammyrut
Palm Desert, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Two Thumbs UP.”
Reviewed 9 February 2013 for a stay in August 2012
3
people found this review helpful

We enjoyed almost a month at Pixie Place. It was more than we had imagined it would be.It was extremely well equipped with absolutely everything from a crock pot to real chrystal wine glasses. Hosts Angela and Niall were very attentive and helpfulul. We stayed for two weeks with our adult children and then on their departure we were joined by our logntime friends. We hosted a family reunion there for 50 plus people. .When it threatened to rain neighbor Jilly and Jim were so helpful lending us a rain canopy. It has been almost a year now since we were there and when I look back I think of our time there as close to home away form home as we could have had it . Two thumbs up!!!

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Liked best: house, veiw and location
Liked least: airplane noise especially in the afternoons
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
12 Feb 2013
A luxury vacation rental by owner. Windsor has the seductive Royal residence being Windsor Castle. Windsor is England's most visited, and London's favourite urban rural retreat. Pixie Place has been enjoyed once again by another family from the USA. This property's outstanding location at any time of the year is magical.....although we must point out that gatherings or events of more than 7 guests is not allowed as specified by our insurance cover.
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012
2
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: Location and river side and good size of house.
Liked least: Typical English water pressure in the shower! But no biggie!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Feb 2013
We're pleased to see another one of our guests seemed to have found that Pixie Place is a hidden gem leading them discover a refreshingly different style of charm, just minutes away from Central Windsor and a 20 minute train ride into London.
Pixie Place is a unique and luxurious riverside holiday home on the River in Windsor, Berkshire, England which adds to the delight for all the family.
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