Winkfield Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7LT | Property for sale | Savills
5,089 sq ft(472.78 sq m)
Guide price £2,250,000

Winkfield RoadAscot, Berkshire, SL5 7LT

    Key features

    • Beautiful wing of an impressive period house
    • Original features and panelled formal rooms
    • High ceilings and polished wooden floors
    • Gated entrance with ample parking and double garage
    • Landscaped gardens of about 1.06 acres

    A characterful wing of this delightful country house with Georgian origins.

    About this property

    • Brookside House is a significant wing of this period home with a wealth of original features and wonderful high ceilings.

      The house is approached through the original wrought iron gates and set in a beautiful walled garden with an impressive sweeping driveway leading to the entrance of this unique historic house with Georgian origins.

      The elegant front door opens to the entrance porch which leads to the spacious and characterful reception hall with high ceilings, polished wood flooring and a sweeping staircase and with a useful nook which could be used as a library or dining area. There is a wonderful drawing room with an original working fireplace, sash windows, wooden panelled walls and French doors leading out in to the garden. The formal dining room, also has panelled walls, a polished wooden floor and an original fireplace. There is a cloakroom with separate WC, a fully integrated kitchen/breakfast room and a boiler cupboard with storage and shelving. The back door from the kitchen leads to a courtyard garden with two storage rooms and gated access to the rear drive, further parking and a double garage.

      The staircase, with it's beautifully carved balustrade leads to a split level first floor landing with a skylight and the principal bedroom with built in cupboards, a dressing room/sixth bedroom, a bathroom and separate WC. On the main landing there is a double bedroom with built in cupboards, three further double bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, a shower room and a family bathroom.

      The house is set behind electric gates, which lead on to a gravel driveway with a rose bed turning circle providing parking for several cars and surrounded by a beautiful landscaped walled garden with mature shrubs and plants. There is a heated garden room that could also be used as an office which can provide access through to the garage. A beautiful original gate in the wall leads to a secret garden with a large expanse of lawn, an array of mature trees, shrubs and hedging making this an ideal area for garden parties and entertaining. There is a woodland area with hiding places for children to play and a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and two sheds.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    It is a privilege to be offering Brookside House for sale, A beautiful period home with wonderful original features that has been in the same family for decades.

    Karen BranniganProperty agent

    Local information

    • Brookside House is ideally situated for Ascot High Street and Ascot Race course approximately 1.8 miles and Ascot main line station approximately 2 miles providing services to London (Waterloo).
    • By road, Ascot is convenient for the M3 (junction 3) approximately 8.5 miles, M25 (junction 13) approximately 13.6 miles, Heathrow Airport approximately 12.9 miles, Sunningdale approximately 4.2 miles, Windsor approximately 5.7 miles and Central London approximately 26.6 miles. All distances are approximate.
    • There are a number of renowned schools in the area including Hall Grove, Papplewick, Lambrook,Charters, Heathfield, The Marist Schools, LVS, St George's and St Mary's Schools Ascot. There are two international options, TASIS and ACS Egham and access to Eton and Wellington Colleges.
    • Sporting facilities are varied and include golf at Wentworth, Sunningdale, Swinley Forest and The Berkshire, racing and polo fixtures at the world famous Ascot racecourse and Smith's Lawn.
    • The picturesque Virginia Water Lake and Savill Gardens are both accessible, with horse riding, walking and cycling at Chobham Common. Windsor Great Park is approximately 5 miles.
    • Highlights of the local calendar include Royal Ascot, the annual PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club and the Cartier International Polo at Smith's Lawn.
    • Local health clubs include Wentworth Club, Coworth Park Hotel Spa, Pennyhill Park Health Club and Spa and the MacDonald Berystede.
    • Theatres and cinemas in the area include The Novello Theatre Sunninghill, Luna Drive In Cinema Ascot, Cineworld Bracknell, New Victoria Theatre Woking, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford and Theatre Royal Windsor.

    Additional information

    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Local Authority: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
    • Council Tax Band H
    • Services: The property has mains, gas, electricity, water and drainage.
    • Fixtures and Fittings: All items of fixtures and fittings, including carpets, curtains blinds, light fittings and kitchen equipment are specifically excluded unless mentioned.
    • Energy Performance: A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.
    • Viewing: Strictly by appointment
    • The Overage will apply for 20 years from completion of the sale. If an owner of the land obtains planning permission to develop the land during that period then they will be required to pay to the seller 33.3% of the uplift in value of the land as a consequence of the planning permission.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H