Huntercombe Lane South, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0PQ | Property for sale | Savills
593.74 sq m(6,391 sq ft)
Offers over £1,500,000

Huntercombe Lane SouthTaplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0PQ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A unique opportunity to a own a character period house
  • Wonderful gardens & grounds with extensive kitchen garden
  • Ample off-street parking & one double garage & one quadruple tandem garage
  • Set in grounds of over 2 acres
  • Well placed to access all that the area has to offer

A Grade II listed farmhouse with over 2 acres of gardens & grounds. This house dates back to the 16th century the blend of architectural style has created a home with immense character.

About this property

  • Huntercombe Farmhouse, a Grade II listed property that can trace its origins back to the 16th century, has a unique blend of architectural styles, resulting in a character-filled residence of exceptional charm. The main house boasts six spacious bedrooms and four elegant reception rooms, with a host of unique features throughout such as character fireplaces, original windows with shutters, a butler's pantry, a Tudor-style minstrels gallery, and exposed beams. Additionally, it offers the convenience of a self-contained one-bedroom apartment with separate access.

    On the ground floor is the Georgian reception hall with its character beams, period fireplace, library shelving all overlooked by the minstrels gallery. The Tudor drawing room has magnificent ships beams on the ceiling and walls, a bread oven and two sets of French doors opening on to the garden. There is a splendid working inglenook fireplace making this the ideal room for a cosy night in. The dining room has a Georgian fireplace, generous proportions, original window seats and shutters. The hall that runs between the drawing room and dining room is home to the original butler's pantry . The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has extensive wooden cabinetry, tiled floor, Aga, integrated appliances, exposed brick walls and access to the laundry room. In addition is the games room which offers a variety of uses. Ideal for snooker/table tennis/gym or possibly a creative studio with large windows and lovely views over the garden. This floor is completed by a cloakroom and access to the wine cellar.

    On the first floor the accommodation is extensive. The principal bedroom has a wonderful en suite shower room, dressing room and access to the minstrels gallery. There are six further bedrooms all with views over the gardens. The floor is completed by two family bathrooms. One is fitted with a jacuzzi style bath and steam shower. This has created a spa experience which includes a sauna.

    A self-contained one bedroom flat, with dining room, sitting room, kitchen & bathroom. The flat can be accessed from the house and externally from a separate entrance. There is extensive garaging at Huntercombe Farm House comprising of a four car garage and a further double garage.

    The gardens at Huntercombe Farm House are simply stunning. Formal topiary provides wonderful structure set alongside mature trees and seasonally planted beds. The expansive lawn is beautifully maintained with part of it previously used for traditional lawn tennis. The well placed sun terraces are ideal for ‘al fresco' entertaining. For those keen in growing their own home produce the extensive kitchen garden is perfectly set up with a greenhouse and a fruit cage.

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I love this impressive Grade II listed farmhouse, with elegant reception rooms and wonderful gardens of over 2 acres. This lovely home offers so much potential.

Fiona CopemanProperty agent

Local information

  • Huntercombe Farm House is just 3.1 miles approximately from Maidenhead town centre. Maidenhead is a market town on set on the River Thames. Since Edwardian days it has been a place for fun. Today Maidenhead is known for its attractive riverfront with Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island being a focal point with river boat trips and popular riverfront restaurants. Local events include a regular farmers market and full programme of events at Norden Farm Centre for Arts.
  • Trains to London Paddington are available from Maidenhead Station (approximately 3 miles) and from Taplow Station (approximately 1.3 miles) and the new Elizabeth Line is now running connecting directly to the city. Road connections are good with the M4 accessed at (Junctions 7 and 8/9).
  • There are many highly regarded schools in the area including St Pirans, Claires Court and Highfield in Maidenhead, St. Nicolas in Taplow and Herries in Cookham Dean. In the state sector are Cookham Dean Primary and Sir William Borlase Grammar in Marlow and Furze Platt in Maidenhead. Please check catchment areas and admissions policies.

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H