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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ecchinswell, Newbury, West Berkshire, RG20

Guide Price £6,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Equestrian
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Stabling

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set proudly within its own garden and grounds, Swaites Farm is a substantial recently refurbished country house with Victorian origins offering approximately 32 acres with excellent equestrian facilities. EPC: E.

Internally, the property has a grand reception hall with an elegant central staircase off which there are double doors leading to the drawing room and dining room as well access through to the study and inner hall. The informal living space lies beyond and includes a large kitchen breakfast room, well-appointed family room, sitting room and conservatory. In addition there is also an extensive utility space in the form of a boot room, pantry, larder, cool room and gun room.

On the first floor there is a principal bedroom with an adjoining dressing room leading through to a wellequipped bathroom. There are a further five bedrooms all with adjoining high quality bathrooms.

Attached to the house is a self-contained one bedroom housekeeper's wing.

Swaites Farm Cottage has also been subject to an extensive renovation. It comprises of a hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom and has its own private garden.

There is a newly constructed stable courtyard providing exceptional equestrian facilities including 10 loose boxes. In addition there is a horse walker, an outdoor Manège. Much of the grounds are divided into paddocks.

The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and hedging. To the east of the house there is a heated swimming pool with pool house and a part-walled
garden which has been beautifully designed.

There are eight large paddocks split equally to the south and east of the property as well as a small holding paddock.


Kingsclere 3 miles, Newbury 6 miles (London Paddington from 56 minutes), Overton 9 miles (London Waterloo from 59 minutes), M4 (junction 10) miles, Basingstoke 14 miles (London Waterloo from 37 minutes), (All distances and times are approximate).

There are excellent local shopping facilities in the nearby village of Kingsclere which includes a general store, doctor's surgery as well as restaurants, pubs and a hairdresser. Newbury provides a good range of shopping and leisure facilities.

The Local area is well served by some excellent schooling including Cheam School, Horris Hill, St Gabriel's, Downe House, Bradfield College, Radley College and Marlborough College but to name a few.

Recreational facilities are unsurpassed with horse racing at Newbury and golf at Donnington Valley and Sandford Springs. There are also numerous walks and bridleways throughout the sorrounding countryside. The Watermill Theatre is nearby as well as the renowned Vineyard Hotel and Spa at Stockcross.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 July 2017

Nearest stations

  • Thatcham (3.5 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (3.8 mi)
  • Newbury (4.1 mi)
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55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN

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Nearest stations

  • Thatcham (3.5 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (3.8 mi)
  • Newbury (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Knight Frank, Country Department

55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN

020 8012 3483 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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