A substantial period home with almost 7 acres in central Ascot

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Enjoying a tucked away location, yet conveniently situated close to the High Street, Nutfield has been in same family for 60 years and presents an increasingly rare find for those seeking a period country house of immense character and charm, with considerable opportunity to update/refurbish. Enjoying a beautiful secluded setting, the period house was likely once two or three workers cottages and the layout now offers flexible accommodation with two staircases with all rooms enjoying pleasant views over the gardens.

Entered via an elegant reception hall, the ground floor accommodation boasts four reception rooms: a generously proportioned drawing room with a period fireplace, a dining room with French doors opening out to the gardens, a sitting room, and a breakfast room that lies adjacent to the well-appointed kitchen. There is a convenient utility area comprising a larder, boot room with store, utility room with a useful shower and WC, and a boiler room; there is access to the both the front and rear gardens from this area. A cloakroom located off the reception hall, completes the arrangement on this floor.

The house benefits from two staircases rising to the first floor where there is a large dual aspect master bedroom with fitted wardrobe cupboards and a good-sized en suite bathroom. There are five further bedrooms, two family bathrooms and a separate WC. The flexible accommodation may be configured to suit a range of family and guest needs.

This property has 6.9 acres of land.

Outside

Approached via a horseshoe driveway, the house sits within pretty secluded gardens and grounds that are undoubtedly a wonderful setting for the property. Tucked away there is an original coach house now used as a large double garage and store as well as a number of additional outbuildings and store rooms. A kitchen garden features a number of fruit cages and a large greenhouse with water and electricity. There is also a concrete air raid shelter in the grounds as well as a disused gardeners 'cottage' with old fireplace and units.

To the rear of the house, there is a patio that provides the perfect spot in which to relax and enjoy the outlook over the gardens, and an adjoining swimming pool. A further patio area within the garden provides additional seating space. A wide variety of flowering plants, shrubs and trees create ‘year round' visual interest and, combined with the delightful pond and lightly wooded areas, provide a haven for wildlife. In addition to a large kitchen garden and two orchards, there are also two paddocks, each with a stable block/field shelter.

Situation

Ascot High Street is within striking distance and offers a selection of shops catering for day-to-day needs, restaurants and cafes including the Michelin noted Ascot Grill, whilst the towns of Windsor, Camberley, Guildford and Reading offer more extensive amenities.

For the commuter, Ascot and Sunningdale stations providing regular services to London Waterloo, and the local motorway network provides easy access to the capital and the business centres of the Thames valley and the south east.

The area is a golfer’s paradise with many prestigious golf clubs close at hand, including Wentworth, Sunningdale, Swinley Forest and The Berkshire.

Directions

With Strutt & Parker’s Ascot office on your left, head along the High Street for just over half a mile and turn right onto Wells Lane. The entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side. If you reach St. George’s School, you have gone too far.

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Other features

  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen and a larder
  • Utility room, boot room & cloakroom
  • 6 Bedroom (1 en suite) & 2 further bathrooms
  • Double garage and forecourt
  • Gardens with swimming pool
  • Large kitchen garden & 2 orchards
  • 2 Paddocks with a stable each
  • In all, about 6.9 acres
  • Within half a mile of Ascot High Street

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Ref: ASC190085

Wells Lane Ascot Berkshire SL5

Guide Price
£2,500,000

Ref: ASC190085

Wells Lane Ascot Berkshire SL5

Guide Price
£2,500,000