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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Drift Road, Winkfield, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4

Guide Price £2,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six double bedrooms
  • Five reception rooms
  • Four modern bathrooms
  • 3148 Approx Sq Ft
  • Modern fitted kitchen
  • Garden of approx 1.1 acres
  • Off street parking
  • Heated swimming pool
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Impressive country house set in a beautiful semi-rural location in Winkfield.


Garden Cottage enjoys a semi-rural setting in Winkfield yet is within easy reach of the shopping and leisure facilities that may be found at Windsor and Ascot.

Road connections are good, with Junction 8/9 of the M4 about 7.4 miles distant; rail access to London Paddington is available from Maidenhead and Taplow and both Waterloo and Paddington (via Slough) are available from Windsor. Crossrail, the new-high speed service, is due to begin running from Maidenhead in 2019.

Sporting and recreational facilities in the area include racing at Ascot and Windsor; golf at the nearby Birds Golf Centre and in Maidenhead, Sunningdale and the renowned Wentworth; polo at The Royal Berkshire Polo Club in Winkfield, the Guards Polo Club in Windsor Great Park and the Fifield polo club; riding in Windsor Great Park and the surrounding countryside; flying at White Waltham Airfield.

For all of the family there is Windsor Castle, Legoland and the Theatre Royal Windsor.Windsor, Ascot and the surrounding area are well known for their boutiques, bars, brasseries and traditional country public houses. The area also boasts some of the finest restaurants with Coworth Park in Ascot, as well as the Michelin starred Waterside Inn, Fat Duck and Hinds Head in Bray. Leisure facilities in the area include golf at Wentworth, Sunningdale and The Berkshire, polo at Coworth Park, the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and Guards Polo Club, and boating on the River Thames.

There is extensive schooling in the area including St. George's Windsor Castle, Brigidine and Upton House in Windsor; Heathfield, St. George's and Papplewick in Ascot, Lambrook in Winkfield Row and Eton College. Holyport College, the new 'free school' sponsored by Eton College is situated just 3 miles away.


Garden Cottage is an attractive country house, set within beautifully maintained gardens and backing onto fields. The house combines traditional features with the luxuries of modern day living.
Ground floor:-

• Contemporary kitchen open plan to conservatory with roof lantern and superb garden views

• Drawing room with inglenook fireplace and French windows

• Family room with full height windows and en suite wet room.

• Dining room with French windows to the patio provides an elegant entertaining space

First floor:-

• 18'1 Master bedroom with modern en suite bathroom

• 5 further bedrooms beautifully presented 1 en suite

• Family bathroom

The house is approached through electrically operated wrought-iron gates opening onto a gravelled driveway. This provides parking for several vehicles and leads to a triple open-fronted oak-framed garage. There is an adjoining workshop with a garden store to the rear. The mature willow tree is a beautiful feature of the front garden. The garden to the front is enclosed in fencing and hedging with a formal lawn.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and views across the farmland beyond. A brick paved terrace spans the width of the property providing space to enjoy outdoor dining. The heated swimming pool is surrounded by decking which adjoins the paved terrace.

Square Footage: 3,148 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 August 2016

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