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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Windsor, Berkshire SL4 2LH

Guide Price £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 2 bathrooms, 2 dressing rooms
  • Detached double garage
  • Formal gardens, circa 0.5 acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The property is situated in a delightful semi-rural location, conveniently sited for local amenities and only a short distance from the River Thames, Runnymede and Windsor Great Park. Shops catering for day-to-day needs are available in Old Windsor village and Englefield Green, whilst further more extensive shopping and leisure amenities may be found in Windsor, which is within easy reach. The motorway network providing access to the M25, M4 and M3 is within easy reach, in turn linking with Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick Airports. Rail connections to London (Waterloo) are available from Datchet, Staines and Windsor and Eton Riverside stations and to London (Paddington) from Windsor Central Station (via Slough).

A wide range of sporting pursuits is available, including golf at Sunningdale and Wentworth; horse racing at Windsor and Ascot; walking, horse riding and polo in nearby Windsor Great Park; boating on some stretches of the River Thames. In addition, there are many footpaths around Virginia Water, in Windsor Great Park and along the banks of the River Thames. The area is served by many excellent schools, including St. John's Beaumont, Upton House, St. George's Windsor Castle, Eton College, Wellington College, The American Community School, St George's Ascot and Papplewick at Ascot.


The Gate House forms part of a fine Georgian property, formerly the stables and coach house for a large manor house and is Grade II listed, of architectural and historical importance.

A fine example of a converted Georgian gatehouse that has been beautifully and tastefully renovated to an exacting standard and which, faithful to its period, offers light and gracious accommodation with high ceilings. Both original and contemporary features have been successfully combined to create a stunning home that boasts up-to-date technology to satisfy the needs of a modern lifestyle and is equally suited to family life and entertaining. Much attention has been paid to detail and the many notable features include a Bang & Olufsen TV, audio and telephone system, a Bang & Olufsen television in the drawing room and master bedroom, underfloor-heating in the kitchen and morning room, contemporary and period fireplaces, attractive tessellated floor in the reception hall, arched sash windows, concealed radiators and moulded cornicing. In addition to an elegant drawing room, the ground floor benefits from a dining room with views over the formal gardens, a good sized study and a morning room enjoying direct access to a paved patio. Granite flooring extends from the morning room through to the modern Miele kitchen which is comprehensively fitted with a range of units, Corian worksurfaces and integral appliances including a 5-ring gas stove/cooker, a dishwasher and a double oven (one being steam); a cloakroom is situated to the end of the reception hall.

The dual aspect master bedroom is undoubtedly a key feature of the house, the focal point of which is a wonderful tall arch window offering views over the gardens. The dressing room benefits from fitted wardrobe cupboards and there is a fabulous, contemporary en suite shower room featuring a shower with steam facility. The first floor further comprises two additional bedrooms, one with a good sized en suite dressing room, and a generously proportioned and luxurious family bathroom with natural stone flooring.

The property is approached via double wooden gates opening onto a sweeping gravelled driveway flanked by formal lawns and topiary trees. The driveway continues on through a central archway into an attractive cobbled courtyard where the entrance to The Gate House may be found and on through two brick pillars to a further gravelled driveway leading to the double garage and the secondary entrance to Burfield Road. The house is set within approximately half an acre of its own grounds and in addition to the formal gardens, there is a cottage style garden to the side of the property which may be accessed from the morning room.


Reception hall, drawing room, dining room, morning room, study, kitchen, cloakroom, master bedroom with dressing room and en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms (1 with en suite dressing room), family bathroom, double garage, 2 store rooms, formal gardens, approximately half an acre.


Exit the M25 at Junction 13 and at the roundabout take the Egham turning. Continue to the next roundabout and take the A308 (towards Windsor), passing the Runnymede Hotel on your right. Follow this road through Runnymede, with the river on your right. At the mini roundabout at the end of this road, turn left into Priest Hill and immediately right into Burfield Road. The entrance to The Gate House will be found on the right hand side, shortly after the right hand turning into Harwood Gardens.

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10 July 2012


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