A substantial 7-bedroom, Grade II listed house with pool, in a tucked away location
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Silwood Farmhouse offers a truly unique home showcasing period structures and modern additions which are skilfully linked and combined to create an environment perfectly suited to a modern family lifestyle. On entering, a light-filled reception hallway with double height glazing and a beautifully crafted staircase sets the scene for the contemporary design elements exhibited within the sleek, modern portion of the property. Distinctive structural features in the generous family room include a roundel to one corner, a hallmark supporting column, a stone fireplace and four sets of double doors on two aspects which give access to the gardens. A drawing room with large bay window is adjacent with the bright and airy kitchen situated on the opposite side of the hallway. Fitted with ultra-modern low and high level cabinetry, stone worktops and integrated appliances, the kitchen includes an island unit and seating within two curved window bays. Continuing through to the period sections of the home, there is a sitting room offering relaxed comfort with adjoining dining room, as well as a utility room.
The first floor mirrors the ground floor structural contours and comprises a principal bedroom with stylish en suite bathroom, along with four further en suite rooms. Two additional bedrooms have access to a shower room.
An indoor swimming pool is sited within a weatherboarded, central barn, where exposed beams decorate the vaulted ceiling and double doors on two aspects open to the outside. Beyond the pool room, there is a flexible workshop/former stables, with an adjacent shower and boiler room.
N.B. The new boundaries are currently being mapped and staked as per the 'Red Line' boundary map shown. The new purchaser will then need to choose and install fencing as they see appropriate
This property has 2.45 acres of land.
The property enjoys a secluded position and is approached via a long sweeping driveway, culminating in a parking area offering space for numerous vehicles and providing access to a double car port. At the entrance to the house, there is anenclosed courtyard-style garden with gravel and a decorative circle of paving, along with mature shrubs. The grounds extend to in excess of 2 acres and include areas laid to lawn, manicured hedging and large paved terraces, offering opportunities for outdoor dining and relaxation. The setting is tranquil with mature trees beyond the boundaries creating an idyllic haven and a sanctuary for wildlife.
Cheapside Road is situated on the edge of Windsor Great Park and is within easy reach of Ascot High Street with its extensive selection of shops, restaurants and pubs. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found in Windsor to the north or Guildford to the south. For the commuter, excellent transport links include direct rail services to London from Ascot and Sunningdale, and is in close proximity to the M3, M25 and M4 motorways.
The surrounding towns and villages offer a good selection of dining opportunities at gastropubs and restaurants, including Coworth Park in Ascot and The Latymer at Pennyhill Park. There are prestigious golf clubs on the doorstep, including Wentworth and Sunningdale, and polo may be enjoyed at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and Guards Polo Club. For horse racing enthusiasts, Ascot Racecourse (just over 1.5 miles away from the property) and Windsor Racecourse both offer race days and events.
The local countryside is picturesque with excellent walking at Swinley Forest, Virginia Water Lake and Windsor Great Park; family attractions include Windsor Castle, Legoland and Thorpe Park. Excellent schooling is available in the area, notably Wellington College, Lambrook, Eton College, Sunningdale School, St Georges and St Marys School.
With Strutt & Parkers Ascot office on your left, continue along the High Street/A329, proceeding straight across the mini roundabout. Follow the A329 for just over half a mile and turn left into Cheapside Road. Continue for just under a mile and the property will be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Reception hall
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast room
- Utility room & a cloakroom
- 7 Bedrooms (5 en suite)
- 2 Shower rooms
- Indoor swimming pool
- Workshop, plant room, shed
- Car port
- Gardens & grounds - circa 2.13 acres
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