40 Chobham Road
Bracken House is a truly sensational home, built by Applegate Homes in 2007 and creatively designed to provide versatile and flowing living space arranged over three floors, all beautifully presented with stylish, muted colour schemes. The property exudes architectural appeal, with luxurious touches and the attention to detail is apparent in throughout.
The house is entered via a grand galleried reception hall featuring a sweeping staircase that creates a striking and lasting impression upon entering. The accommodation, arranged over three floors, provides flexible living space that is particularly suited to both family living and formal entertaining, with the dining room connecting with the capacious kitchen/breakfast room and the elegant drawing room. Double doors from each of these rooms open out to the rear terrace, where outdoor dining and relaxation may be enjoyed during the warmer seasons. The inimitable kitchen is a undoubtedly a fine feature of the property, boasting two circular islands and a comprehensive range of units and integrated appliances; the breakfast area provides the perfect space for informal dining.
Also located on the ground floor is a comfortable family room with doors providing direct access to the gardens, in addition to a triple aspect study. Discreetly located at the west side of the house is a gymnasium with a shower room and sauna, and an inner hall where access may be gained to the triple garage and to the self-contained staff accommodation.
The first floor accommodation is arranged around an arresting galleried landing that extends around three sides and provides an impressive outlook over the reception hall below. The sumptuous principal suite comprises a bedroom with direct access to a balcony overlooking the gardens, a large dressing room and an en suite bathroom, whilst next door there is a further bedroom with a balcony and en suite bathroom. Three further en suite bedrooms (one with a dressing room) completes the arrangement on the first whilst the second floor is host to a sixth bedroom, bedroom 7/games room and a family bathroom.
This property has 1.4 acres of land.
Set within 1.4 acres, the property is approached via double wrought-iron gates set between brick pillars, opening onto a gravelled driveway that provides ample parking for multiple cars, and easy access to the triple garage. The gardens provide an idyllic setting for the house and have been designed to create tranquil areas for relaxation, enhanced by a wide variety of flowering plants, shrubs and trees. The gardens comprise formal areas of lawn with mature borders, and a paved terrace to the rear of the house that overlooks the pool area and provides the perfect spot in which to relax.
Wentworth enjoys a rural setting yet lies close to a range of local amenities in the shopping parades of Virginia Water. More extensive facilities are available at Sunningdale, Chobham, Camberley, Ascot and Windsor, all within easy reach. For the commuter, rail links to London (Waterloo) are available from Sunningdale and Ascot and the property is well placed for the motorway network with the M3, M25 and M4 providing links to Central London, the West Country, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
Leisure opportunities are in abundance and The Wentworth Club boasts tennis courts an d swimming pools as well as superb golfing, not only at Wentworth but also Sunningdale, Swinley Forest and The Berkshire Golf Clubs. Horse racing may be enjoyed at Ascot and Windsor, and polo at Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park and the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. The picturesque Virginia Water Lake and Savill Garden are both nearby, for pleasant country walks.
The area is fortunate to have some of the best independent schools including Wellington College, Eton College, Papplewick, Heathfield School, St George's and St Mary's Ascot. For international schooling, TASIS (The American School) and ACS (American Community School) are both within a few miles in Thorpe and Egham.
With Strutt & Parkers Sunningdale office on your left, turn right at the T-junction onto London Road/A30. Follow the road for about 2 miles and at the traffic lights (Piccolino Restaurant will be on your right), turn right into Christchurch Road/B389 and continue to a roundabout. Woodlands Road West will be found on the left hand side.Read all