|Reduced on Rightmove:||28 March 2017 (209 days ago)|
- 4 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- 5 bathrooms
- entertaining room
- roof terrace
- leisure facilities and Concierge service
- underground parking
- available immediately
- EPC Rating = G
Magnificent triplex apartment converted from one whole wing of a 1930s Grade II listed country house
Charters enjoys a magnificent elevated and secluded position, 250ft above sea level, between Ascot and nearby Sunningdale, with commanding views over its own mixed woodland. Sunningdale, with its regular 51 minute rail journey into London (Waterloo), as well as Waitrose, is 1 mile away. Windsor, with a 27 minute train service into London (Paddington) is a 15 minute drive.
Windsor, Ascot and the surrounding area are well known for their fashionable boutiques, bistros, brasseries and traditional country pubs. The area also enjoys some fine dining with the John Campbell restaurant in the newly opened 5* Coworth Park Hotel in Ascot, as well as The Waterside Inn and The Fat Duck restaurants in Bray.
Polo at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, Guards Polo Club and Coworth Park. Golf at Wentworth, Sunningdale, The Berkshire and Swinley Forest. Racing at Ascot, Windsor, Kempton, Sandown, Epsom and Newbury. Rowing at Dorney Lake and on stretches of the River Thames. Theatre in Windsor at the Theatre Royal or at any of the six theatres in Reading. Walking and riding in Windsor Great Park.
Top public schools nearby include Eton College, Heathfield School, Sunningdale, St George's and St Mary's Ascot. The property is also convenient for TASIS (The American School in Surrey), ACS (American Community School) in Egham & Cobham and the Royal Holloway University.
Charters is approached off Charters Road, through a very imposing entrance with controlled security gates. The drive sweeps up the hill through magnificently landscaped grounds to the property with parking at the rear of The Mansion. Parkinson, occupies the whole of the south-east facing wing of the original house.
The whole apartment has state of the art systems, including Crestron system, Lutron lighting and televisions and iPod docks to most rooms. All the main rooms in the property have electronic pads controlling security, music (surround sound), curtains, heating, cinema and television, together with remote controls.
The property is off the original Great Hall, through Art Deco style black piano lacquered doors, past Corinthian columns and into a very gracious Travertine stone floored entrance hall, with elaborate plaster ceiling and coving. Double glazed doors open onto the extensive terrace. Two large reception rooms open off the entrance hall, one the original library and the other, although used currently as a family room, could easily be a magnificent dining room. There is a cloakroom off the entrance hall, with original black porcelain Art Deco hand basin, wash stand and lavatory.
Situated on the south-east facing corner of the house, this room retains the original wall to wall walnut bookshelves, plaster ceiling and elegant marble firepla ce complete with gas fire. Sliding and folding bronze casement windows across the corner fully fold back to give an uninterrupted view of the terrace, gardens and grounds beyond. Solar blinds have been fitted to the windows, as well as electrically operated curtains.
The original Boudoir to the house, this is a magnificent reception room, the largest in the property. The room has extensive fitted shelving, cupboards and glass display cabinets in black walnut, mirrored alcoves and an attractive corniced plaster ceiling. Solar blinds, as well as full length electrically operated curtains are fitted to the windows which run the entire length of the south facing wall to full height, overlooking the terrace and grounds beyond.
Fitted out with floor to ceiling black walnut cupboards and drawers, together with a desk area.
Fitted with an extensive range of Bulthaup units, large breakfast bar, Miele hob, dishwasher, integral coffee machine, drinks fridge & warming drawer, Gaggenau steam convector and electric ovens with extractor hood over, Sub Zero wine fridge and family size fridge/freezer. Archer & Smith bespoke cabinetry including a large display cabinet and desk area. There is also ample space for a dining table and chairs. A utility room opens directly off the kitchen, with Miele washing machine and drier, plus waste disposal machine.
Four large bedroom suites on the first floor are approached by an elegant sweeping stone staircase, with gilt Rococo balustrading:
With seven floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes with bevelled glass doors. A large, lit, etched glass and wood screen/bedhead and matching footboard divides off the dressing room area.
Perhaps the 'piece de resistance' of the whole property the bathroom is the original Art Deco bathroom with pink onyx.
Bedrooms 2 and 3
Arranged in a separate suite of rooms, they share a Jack and Jill dressing room both having their own en suite shower room.
Accessed by a small bridge over the staircase it has bespoke Art Deco wardrobes with an original Art Deco Bathroom.
With extensive fitted cupboard and glass display cabinets and includes a large storage cupboard.
A fabulous area with bespoke walnut and granite bar,
running almost the length of the room, together with
etched glass and display shelving behind. The bar is well equipped with two Miele wine fridges and two Liebherr drinks fridges, plus plumbing for a dishwasher.
Off the bar there is a tiled steam room, wired for sound with built in speakers, plus LED mood lighting to the ceiling. A fully mosaic tiled shower cubicle and lavatory adjoins. The bar area has concertina doors which fold back almost the length of the room, combining seamlessly with the large roof terrace to give considerable party space. The roof terrace has two separate entertaining areas. A hot tub can be found on the first terrace where there is also ample room for dining and lounging. Glass steps lead to a second secluded area for sunbathing. All the terracing is landscaped with planters, specimen plants, black slate and stones and lit for use in the evenings.
Square Footage: 5,198 sq ft
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