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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Drift Road, Winkfield, Berkshire, SL4

Guide Price £3,600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study
  • 7431 Approx Sq Ft
  • 7 bathrooms
  • Wine room
  • Gardens, paddock & grounds
  • Approx. 8 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An individual luxurious Manor House, finished to an exceptional specification


Oak Bray Manor 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, both about 6 miles away. Road connections are good, with Junction 8/9 of the M4 about 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.


Oak Bray Manor is a magnificent timber frame manor house set within approximately 8 acres of grounds, comprising landscaped gardens and paddocks giving the property an attractive outlook across the Berkshire countryside. This beautifully-designed property offers luxury accommodation arranged over three floors, combining traditional features such as oak timbers and state-of-the-art technology creating a wonderfully warm family home.

On entering the property the stunning hand-crafted oak staircase is lit by the double height window creating immediate visual impact and appeal. Particular features of the ground floor include the exposed brick inglenook fireplaces in both the sitting room and garden room; the garden room in particular offers a charming space to enjoy the scenic vistas. The luxury fitted kitchen with Miele appliances, bespoke low-level seating area, integrated music system and 43" wall-mounted television leading through to the family room. The three further reception rooms offer flexibility and space for entertaining/family occasions.

On the first floor the rooms are arranged around the generous landing. The impressive master bedroom suite benefits from a fitted dressing room, and dual bathroom and shower room. There are two further bedrooms on this floor (one en suite and one en suite with fitted dressing room).
The second floor is arranged around a spacious landing area with capacity for further use. There is a home cinema with a 75" smart television with a top of the range surround sound system, a study, two further bedrooms and two shower rooms completing the accommodation on this floor .

Outside is the three car carport and tractor shed which also has stairs to a first floor for storage. This building has power and plumbing and could have a variety of uses. The gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped to provide year round interest. The stone terrace and pathways wrap around the house allowing a variety areas to enjoy the gardens.

Luxury fitted kitchen with integral Miele appliances & water softener
Under floor heating throughout ground and first floor
Touch screen thermostatic controllers
Bespoke wardrobes in all bedrooms
High quality bathroom fittings
Handmade solid oak staircases, timber windows and oak beams
Integral home entertainment system with fitted screens
State-of-the-art security system
Handmade iron automated gates with video entry intercom and remote control
External dawn to dusk lighting
Natural Riven Stone terrace and pathways
Landscaped gardens

Square Footage: 7,431 sq ft


Heading in a westerly direction, exit M4 at Junction 6 and take the first exit at the roundabout onto the A335. Take the A308 ramp to Maidenhead and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Maidenhead Road/A308. Follow this road and after approximately 1.8 miles, turn left onto Oakley Green Road/B3024 (signposted Twyford). Proceed for about 1.7 miles then turn left at the crossroads onto Fifield Lane (signposted Winkfield/Ascot). At the end of the road turn right onto Drift Road and Hawes Hill Farm will
be found after approximately half a mile on the right hand side.

Heading in an easterly direction, exit the M4 at Junction 8/9 and take the second exit off the roundabout
(signedposted Maidenhead Central and Windsor). Continue on the dual carriageway to a roundabout and take last exit (signposted Ascot and Bracknell). Continue for around 3 miles until you reach a roundabout in Hawthorn Hill and take the first exit into Drift Road: Hawes Hill will be found on the left hand side after approximately 1.5 miles. There is a sign for 'Hawes Hill Estate' and a double entrance - please use the left hand entrance for Hawes Hill.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2015

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