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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Rectory Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6

Sold STC £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms (2 en suite)
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Drawing room
  • Kitchen
  • 4813 Approx Sq Ft
  • 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Utility room/scullery
  • Double integral garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Magnificent Grade II listed house set in beautiful formally landscaped gardens in Taplow


The Dower House is located in the vicinity of the historic Cliveden Estate, in the heart of this picturesque village which has a public house and the highly respected St. Nicholas C of E infant/primary school.

A Sainsbury's supermarket is located within easy reach on the A4 Bath Road, whilst further extensive shopping and leisure amenities may be found in Maidenhead, Windsor, Beaconsfield and the redeveloped Bishop Centre.

Rail communications are good with services to London (Paddington) available from Taplow or from Maidenhead. Crossrail, the new high speed service, is due to begin running around 2018.Junction 7 of the M4 and this provides access to Heathrow, Central London, the West Country and the M25, which in turn links with the M3; the M40 may be reached via the A404.

Current journey time Crossrail journey time
Bond Street 55 mins 38 mins

Liverpool Street 1 hour 7 mins 45 mins

Canary Wharf 1 hour 13 mins 52 mins

Reading 22 mins 15 mins

Nearby amenities include the Cliveden National Trust estate, redeveloped Bishop Centre and the River Thames. Sporting facilities are varied with golf at Temple, Stoke Park, Lambourne, Harleyford, Beaconsfield and Winter Hill, Rowing at Maidenhead rowing club, Numerous equestrian centres and racing at Windsor, Ascot and Newbury. There is also boating on some stretches of the River Thames.The region is renowned for its education system, with a superb choice of state and independent schools.


The Dower House is a remarkable property set within outstanding formal gardens. This elegant house is set over three floors. The contemporary classic styling and quality detailing throughout has created a versatile and highly desirable family home.

Lower Ground Floor
• Bedroom with generous proportions
• Spacious utility/scullery with attractive built in storage and direct garden access
• Shower room
• Wine store

Ground floor
• Double aspect sitting room with feature fireplace
• Kitchen with a comprehensive range of contemporary country style units with beautiful detailing, central island, breakfast seating and integrated appliances
• Pretty dining room with French doors opening to the terrace
• Elegant drawing room with feature fireplace and French doors opening onto the terrace
• Cloakroom

First Floor
• Delightful master bedroom with garden views, superb en suite with roll top bath and dressing room
• Three further beautifully presented bedrooms one of which is en suite
• Family bathroom

The gardens of The Dower house are a true delight. A gravelled pathway leads you up the terraces which are the perfect space to enjoy outdoor entertaining. They are surrounded by wonderful Renaissance gardens which provide a magnificent backdrop to this exceptional property. The mature hedges provide a high level of privacy and tucked away at the rear of the garden shielded by a hedge are two potting sheds and a vegetable garden with raised beds.

Square Footage: 4,813 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016

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