Equestrian Facility for sale

Ascot Park, Chobham, Surrey, GU24

POA

Property Description

Key features

  • Planning consent for 27,307 sq ft mansion
  • Three bed staff cottage & polo grounds
  • In total about 119 acres
  • Available as a whole or in 2 lots
  • Within easy striking distance of London
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

An exciting opportunity to create a fabulous new state within striking distance of London. Available as a whole or in 2 lots.

Location

Situated on the northern and southern sides of this country lane on the edges of Chobham village, Lot 1 and Lot 2 offer fine and extensive acreage in a highly desirable area, around a kilometre from Chobham Common.

Equidistant to Ascot and Woking, surrounded by open countryside, the area is semi-rural and leafy yet perfectly positioned for easy access to London and the motorway network.

Description

LOT 1
Fabulous grounds with planning approval for a magnificent new
mansion house.

With an estimated 27,307 sq ft of luxurious living accommodation and leisure facilities, Ascot Park will be one of the finest new mansions in the area when completed.

The consented mansion house comprises of an impressive reception hall with lift, six reception rooms and a kitchen / breakfast room on the ground floor. There is a link to the two storey indoor swimming pool complex which provides a pool room, steam room, sauna, tanning room and changing facilities.

The first and second floors of the house provide a total of 8 bedroom suites, all with dressing areas and en suite bathrooms.

The lower ground floor plans comprise of further leisure amenities including cinema, gymnasium, changing facilities,
games room, bar, wine cellar, various stores / plant room, servery and extensive underground car parking.

Gardens and Grounds
Landscaping plans include impressive formal grounds with fountains, ponds and rolling parkland within this mature site. This area extends to approximately 13.61 acres.

Remaining Land
The remainder of Lot 1 comprises of mixed use arable and pastureland with woodland, extending to approximately 37.38 acres. In total approximately 50.99 acres.

Planning
Planning approval was granted by Surrey Heath Borough Council on 20/05/15 for the “erection of a two storey detached dwelling with accommodation in the roof and a basement with linked two storey covered swimming pool block, access drive, balancing pond and landscaping with retention of Post Box Cottage following the demolition of all other existing buildings.”
Planning application number: 15/0110. Details: http://isharemaps.surreyheath.gov.uk/ishare54/custom/planning/default.aspx

Detached Victorian cottage in Grounds (1,254 sq ft)
Reception hall, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, 3 bedrooms (1 on ground floor), bathroom, shower/WC, garden. EPC Rating - F.
This detached staff cottage is set within its own garden.

LOT 2
Ascot Park Polo Club
Ascot Park was founded by Peter Grace OBE and is an Internationally recognised polo club. The Club has 3 full sized polo fields, 2 practice fields and a 100m x 50m all-weather arena: one of the largest in Europe, with a purpose-built surface enabling use all-year round. Also there is additional grazing pastureland. The site is currently leased with terms available from the agent. There is the potential for further business development including the creation of a clubhouse and stables (subject to the necessary consents). In total approximately 68 acre.


Acreage: 119 Acres

Additional Info

By road, Central London is around 30 miles away and is easily reached via the M3 and the M4. Heathrow Airport is approximately 15 miles away, while private jet facilities are available at Farnborough Airport, about 13 miles distant. There are excellent regular train services to London Waterloo from either Sunningdale stations.

Chobham and Ascot and the surrounding towns and villages are well known for their boutiques, bars and traditional country public houses including fine dining at Coworth Park, part of the Dorchester Collection in Ascot.

There are few places as well located to enjoy some of the country’s best known events. Highlights of the local calendar include Royal Ascot, the annual PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club and the Cartier International Polo at Guard’s Polo Club.

For leisure there are some prestigious golf clubs nearby, including Wentworth, Sunningdale, Queenwood, Foxhills and The Berkshire; polo is available at Coworth Park, the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and Guards Polo Club and boating on the River Thames at Windsor and Henley. The picturesque Virginia Water Lake and The Savill Garden are both nearby, with horse riding at Chobham and Horsell Commons and Windsor Great Park.

The area is also fortunate to have some of the best independent schools including Wellington College, Cowarth Flexlands, Guildford High School, Hall Grove, Lambrook, Heathfield School, St George’s and St Mary’s Ascot and Eton College. For international schooling, TASIS (The American School) and ACS (American Community School) are both in Egham.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Longcross (2.2 mi)
  • Sunningdale (2.3 mi)
  • Bagshot (2.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Longcross (2.2 mi)
  • Sunningdale (2.3 mi)
  • Bagshot (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Country Department

33 Margaret Street London W1G 0JD

020 8012 3130 Local call rate

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