A remarkable country residence set within exceptional grounds of approximately 2.64 acres with a separate cottage, indoor pool & tennis court. Set within a short drive from Windsor & Ascot.
Set in approximately 2.64 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, Old Whitelocks represents a rare opportunity to acquire a wonderful country home in a quiet and secluded position, yet being a short drive from the historic towns of Windsor (approx.9.1 miles) and Ascot (approx. 5.9 miles) and all the amenities they have to offer.
The property, which originally dates back to the 17th century, has recently undergone an extensive renovation programme that includes multiple extensions, a full refurbishment throughout and adaptations to the internal layout to allow for modern family living. Within the grounds the property comprises of a five bedroom main house, two double bedroom cottage, an impressive leisure complex with a very large indoor swimming pool, two saunas, spa, changing facilities, gym and treatment room. There is also an extensive garage block with space for three cars, and the potential to convert the space into extra accommodation or offices, subject to the usual planning consents.
In addition to this, the property is completed with its own tennis court, fully equipped kitchen garden, wine cellar, and stabling and paddock with its own independent access from the road.
The Main House
Recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard and retaining all of its original features, character and charm is in abundance throughout. The ground floor, which provides excellent family living space is also perfect for entertaining and includes a large, modern kitchen/breakfast room with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances and links to an open plan conservatory providing access to the gardens to the south. The main kitchen area also provides access to the newly constructed outdoor kitchen and entertaining area. This area includes a stunning, built in range complete with a Big Green Egg barbeque, rotisserie, pizza oven, fridges and sinks. There is also an expansive seating and dining area and built in fire pit.
Internally, the rest of the ground floor comprises an entrance hall, formal reception room, study, utility, snug and dining room, both of which with original inglenook fireplaces.
The first floor offers a generous principal bedroom with a large en suite bathroom and split level dressing room, three further double bedrooms, and three shower rooms. The accommodation is completed by a further bedroom and separate gaming room to the second floor.
The property also offers a separate self-contained two bed cottage with an open plan kitchen/living room, separate dining room and shower room with its own private patio area, perfect for additional guest accommodation.
As well as the literal control system, Old Whitelocks enjoys bespoke chandeliers and feature Ralph Lauren lighting in the main stairwell, as well as Reggiani recessed specialist lighting throughout.
Green egg BBQ
Large pizza over
Large electric rotisserie
2 taps & sinks
Insulated built in ice bucket
Granite wolf surfaces
Fire pit in seating areas
External lighting and speakers all controlled by AV system Irrigation
The formal gardens and lawns around the house are serviced by a raincloud irrigation system, including all flowerbeds, trees, and patio areas.
Catchpole & Rye throughout
Roll top giant brass bath
2 stone and bass his/hers sinks
2 brass Catchpole & Rye heated towel rails
Giant rain cloud Catchpole & Rye showerhead
Premium technology brands and solutions chosen throughout for quality, aesthetics and longevity.
Function and performance first, gimmick free approach applied throughout the property.
Fast private leased line Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) internet connection.
CAT7/CAT6/coax wired network infrastructure serving all main rooms. Managed Wi-Fi network with extensive coverage across the property.
Market-leading Lutron HomeWorks QS lighting control system throughout the main house and exterior areas, with capacity to expand.
Superior Axis security camera system with 14 cameras and easy-to-use app for mobile viewing and playback.
Modern 2N video intercom with four fixed displays and app for mobile access control.
14-zone Bang & Olufsen Multiroom audio system provides exceptional sound experiences indoors and outdoors.
Elegant Bang & Olufsen televisions in four key rooms, with Sky Q provision in the main house and cottage.
Bespoke kitchen with stonework surface
2 wolf Saturday morning Kitchen ovens
Wolf induction hob
Sub-zero fridge freezer and Wine Fridge
Extensive schooling in the area include Lambrook Prep School, St. Mary's School, Heathfield, St. George's, Eton College, Wellington College, Hall Grove, Papplewick, The ACS International and TASIS.
Recreational facilities across the area include horse racing at Ascot and polo at The Guards Club or Royal Berkshire Polo Club, a variety of golf courses, health and tennis clubs, leisure centres, cinemas, and theatres.
Further land available under separate negation.
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I'm absolutely love the setting of this house, amidst a breath-taking three-acre landscape, complimented by an exquisite indoor pool complex.John HensonProperty agent