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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepcote Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6

Guide Price £1,695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A fine 7 bedroom property set in wonderful gardens & grounds of about 2 acres
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Separate pool complex & tennis court
  • Delightful semi-rural locatation
  • Garaging
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial house with pool complex and secondary accommodation in Maidenhead.


The Ridges is situated in a semi-rural location south of Maidenhead and west of Windsor, both of which offer a wide range of shopping, schooling and leisure facilities.

There are numerous well-known gastropubs/restaurants in the area including the Michelin starred Royal Oak in Paley Street and the Fat Duck and the Waterside Inn in Bray.

Rail services to London (Paddington) are available from Maidenhead and to London (Waterloo) from Windsor; Crossrail, the new high speed rail service, is due to begin running in 2019. The M4 motorway is available at Junction 8/9 (Braywick) and this in turn provides access to Heathrow, Central London, The West Country and the M25.

Leisure amenities in the area include golf at Hawthorn Hill, Maidenhead, The Royal Berkshire, Wentworth and Sunningdale; racing at Windsor and Ascot;and boating on the River Thames and Bray Lake.

There are an extensive range of schools in the area, both state and independent including Wellington College, Eton College, St. George’s and Upton House in Windsor; Heathfield, St. George's and Papplewick in Ascot and Lambrook in Winkfield Row.


The Ridges is a fine detached family home set in about 2 acres of gardens with a pool house of 2744 sq ft , tennis court, annexe accommodation, garages and outbuildings. The house offers extensive well-proportioned living space arranged over two floors, with many of the rooms enjoying a pleasant outlook over the rear gardens. The accommodation would benefit from a degree of modernisation and presents a unique opportunity for those seeking a project or wishing to create their own ideal home.

The ground floor features a spacious reception hall with wood block floor creating a welcoming entrance. Double aspect sitting room with working fireplace and patio doors opening onto the garden terrace. Dining room with wonderful wood block flooring and doors to the garden. Family room with feature fireplace of painted brickwork with wood burner, hand painted display unit, painted wood beams and wonderful views of the garden. Kitchen with a range of country style units, some integrated appliances, central island and painted wood beams. Study with front facing aspect. Large utility room with direct garden access. Guest bedroom with patio doors opening onto the garden and en suite bathroom and a cloakroom.

On the first floor, there is a master bedroom suite with dressing area, his & hers walk-in wardrobes and modern en suite shower room, 5 further bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms.

Pool House
This expansive space of 2744 sq ft has a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and changing area with surrounding space for relaxation. The building has four pairs of French doors which lead out to the terrace. Additionally there is an enclosed hard tennis court adjacent to the pool house. The pool and Jacuzzi are currently not in use.

The ground floor consists of a single and double garage currently being used as storage. The first floor is a self-contained studio apartment (please note the EPC = G1)

Currently sectioned into three storage areas.

The house is set back from the road behind a high hedge and approached via electronically operated double gates. The shingle driveway leads down to the front of the property with parking for several cars. The landscaped gardens wrap around the property with expansive lawns with mature trees and shrubs providing year round colour and interest. A large paved terrace runs along the rear of the property and can be accessed from all of the main reception rooms. This makes it the ideal space for outdoor entertaining.

Square Footage: 7,499 sq ft
Acreage: 2.09 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 December 2017

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