Windsor Berkshire SL4 Winkfield Lane, Winkfield
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Features at a glance
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast/family room
- Utility room and a cloakroom
- 3 bedroom suites
- 2 Further bedrooms (1 with roof terrace)
- Family bathroom
- Double garage
An impressive 5-bedroom property set within a 19th century manor house
With its distinctive red brick elevations and corner castellated tower, Clarence House is a beautifully restored property, forming part of a 19th century manor house, in a semi-rural location. Arranged over three floors, the light and airy accommodation, featuring under-floor heating throughout, offers flexibility and is perfectly suited to modern family living.
The reception hall, with characteristic staircase and parquet flooring, leads directly to the rear of the house, where the capacious open-plan kitchen/breakfast/family room is located. Filled with natural light, courtesy of a roof lantern and an expanse of windows and doors overlooking the garden, this bright space benefits from air-conditioning and creates a multi-functional hub for the home; the French doors open out to a sun terrace, ideal for al fresco dining and relaxation.
The kitchen area is extensively fitted with a range of units, granite worksurfaces, integrated appliances and an island unit. There is also a serene sitting room with a feature fireplace, and a formal dining room along with a study area within the hexagonal tower. The ground floor is also home to a utility room with its own outside access, and a cloakroom.
On the first floor is the sumptuous principal suite comprising a spacious bedroom with air conditioning, a fitted dressing room and a modern bathroom featuring a standalone bath with a separate shower. There are two additional suites on this floor whilst the upper floor is arranged to provide two further bedrooms, one with direct access to a roof terrace at the top of the tower, and a well-fitted family bathroom.
A gated entrance, within the walled front boundary, affords access to a paved driveway and to the double garage, with a block-paved pathway leading to the entrance portico. There is an area of lawn to the front with planted borders and space for outdoor seating which takes in the sunny south-easterly aspect. Principally laid to lawn, the rear landscaped garden is extensive, with deep borders containing mature shrubs and at the far end an area of specimen trees create additional visual interest, with a pond providing a haven for wildlife. A paved sun terrace adjoins the back of the house offering opportunities for outdoor entertaining and relaxation.
Situated to the north-east fringes of the village of Winkfield, Clarence House, enjoys a semi-rural setting close to Windsor Forest, with easy access to amenities and leisure activities. Extensive shopping and leisure facilities may be found at Ascot, Windsor and Bracknell (with its Lexicon Shopping Centre) and the surrounding town and villages.
Sporting/leisure facilities in the area include prestigious golf clubs including Wentworth, Sunningdale, Swinley Forest and The Berkshire; horse racing may be enjoyed at Windsor and Ascot. Rowing and boating may be enjoyed on the River Thames at Windsor, Marlow and Henley, and the local countryside offers some excellent walking including the 4,800 Windsor Great Park, Swinley Forest, the picturesque Virginia Water Lake and Savill Garden. Attractions for all the family include Legoland (just over two miles away), The Windsor Castle and Windsor Leisure Centre.
For the commuter, rail services to London are available from Windsors two stations and access to major road networks are available with the M4, M3 an M25 within easy reach.
Excellent schools are available in the area, including St. Georges, Upton House, Windsor Boys School and Windsor Girls School, St. Georges, Papplewick, Heathfield and St. Marys in Ascot, Lambrook in Winkfield Row, and Eton College.
With Strutt & Parker's Ascot office on your left, proceed to the mini roundabout and take the 1st exit into Winkfield Road (A330). Follow the road, continue over the 1st mini-roundabout and at the 2nd roundabout, take the 2nd exit into Windsor Road (A332). Continue for about 1.3 miles and at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit into Mounts Hill. After a further 1.1 miles, take the 1st exit at the roundabout into North Street (B3022) and then almost immediately right into Drift Road. Follow the road for about 0.7 miles, turn left into Winkfield Lane and the entrance to Clarence House will be found a short distance along on the right hand side.Read more
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