11,449 sq ft(1,063.65 sq m)
Guide price £3,950,000

Winter Hill RoadCookham Dean, Berkshire, SL6 6PJ

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2019
  • A stylishly converted barn providing flexible entertaining/family space
  • Finished to the highest specification throughout with stunning original details
  • Well-placed to enjoy all that the area has to offer
  • Easy access for main commuter routes both road & rail

An idyllic countryside home which offers extensive and luxurious accommodation, set within about 38 acres of stunning private gardens and grounds.

About this property

  • Main House
    Park Farm is a unique country residence skilfully and meticulously designed by the current owner which sympathetically combines both modern amenities with character features creating a substantial family home. Access from both the Eastern Winter Hill Road and Western Marlow Road entrances lead onto a tree line driveway, thereby creating a memorable first impression as you approach the property. The house is set within delightful grounds and is centrally positioned to take advantage of the picturesque views, seclusion and privacy. In addition to the main house there is ancillary accommodation in the form of a detached cottage and further outbuildings which include garaging, old barn and agricultural barn.

    Ground Floor
    A particular feature of the house is the spectacular drawing room with bespoke spiral staircase and polished concrete floors. Full height feature windows offer glorious views over the gardens and a vaulted ceiling gives the room wonderful light and a dramatic sense of space. The centre piece of this room is a bespoke open fireplace, designed by a local forge, which sits on an expansive slate hearth. The connecting billiards room offers additional and versatile reception space to entertain. The adjacent and well-appointed family room is a wonderful area housing a restored animal feed trough which is beautifully incorporated as window seating. The modern wood burner makes this room an intimate space in which to relax.

    The superb kitchen/dining room has a lovely feel and is a real feature of this wonderful home. Comprising of an extensive range of superb contemporary units, sweeping natural stone quartz counter tops, bespoke breakfast seating, a comprehensive range of integrated appliances and walk-in larder. The spacious dining area enjoys uninterrupted views over the grounds with sliding doors opening onto the sun terrace, perfect for outdoor entertaining. A unique feature of this room is the spiral staircase leading down to a snug, then onto a lower ground wine store. Adjoining the kitchen is the utility room with a range of high quality units, bespoke coat/shoe storage, laundry plumbing and direct garden access.
    The versatile accommodation incorporates a further annex kitchen/breakfast room or second utility/ boot room with separate staircase to the first floor. This section of the house along with the two annex bedrooms and bathroom upstairs can be closed off if required as separate living space.

    First Floor
    The sumptuous master bedroom suite has a plethora of windows giving spectacular and far reaching views over the grounds. The suite has “his & hers” fully fitted dressings rooms and a luxurious en suite bathroom featuring a free-standing bath and shower. There are five further bedrooms on this floor (one of which is en suite) and two bathrooms.

    To the south side of the house is a detached cottage. The well-presented accommodation comprises two reception rooms, kitchen/ breakfast room, three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room.

    There is a double garage and carport, old barn (in need of updating or converting), shed and an extensive agricultural building (4107 sq ft).

    Gardens, Grounds & Land
    The grounds truly are a wonderful feature with a lovely mixture of gardens, paddocks, yard with hardstanding and arable land creating an outstanding setting for the property. A large expanse of well-maintained lawn surrounds the house which is in an elevated position taking advantage of the seclusion, privacy and views over open countryside. To the northern side of the house is a sizeable sun terrace, easily accessible from the drawing room which is a perfect space for ‘al fresco' dining. A second sun terrace is accessed off the kitchen. To the south east of the house lies a pond which compliments this area of grounds and is a lovely feature.
    The arable land is currently contract farmed. Further details are available on request. A further 40 acres of land/woodland is available by separate negotiation.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Surely one of the most private positions in the area with gorgeous views over open countryside.

John HensonProperty agent

Local information

  • Park Farm enjoys a glorious and highly desirable semi-rural location in Cookham Dean. Set within 38 acres of beautiful Berkshire countryside yet still well-placed for the motorway network and rail access to London. Close to Cookham which offers a good range of local shops and facilities together with a railway station providing a connecting service to Paddington via Maidenhead. The current journey time to London Paddington from Maidenhead is from 20 minutes at peak times. Crossrail, the new high speed rail service, is due to begin running soon. The nearby riverside towns of Marlow and Maidenhead have a more extensive range of facilities including supermarkets, boutiques, restaurants and wine bars.
  • There are many highly regarded schools in the area including St Pirans, Claires Court and Highfield in Maidenhead; Herries in Cookham Dean; Papplewick in Ascot; Queensmead, St. Georges and Upton House in Windsor; Caldicott in Farnham Royal; Davenies and High March in Beaconsfield; Wycombe Abbey in High Wycombe; Bluecoats in Reading and Eton College. In the state sector are Cookham Dean Primary School, Sir William Borlase Grammar in Marlow, Reading Boys School in Reading and Furze Platt in Maidenhead.
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  • Sporting and recreational facilities in the area are varied and include golf at Winter Hill, Temple, Maidenhead, Marlow, Henley and Stoke Park; horse racing at Windsor, Ascot, Kempton, Sandown, Epsom and Newbury; polo at Smith's Lawn, Guards Polo Club and Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club; horse riding and walking in Windsor Great Park; flying at White Waltham Airfield; rowing at Maidenhead Rowing Club and Dorney Lake; boating and sailing at Bray Lake and on stretches of the River Thames.

Additional information

  • Potential
  • Application No. 14/01661 - Permission Granted and started. Replacement of a collapsed agricultural barn. Proposed barn plans & elevations available on request.
  • Application No.16/01093 – Agricultural Determination approved. Construction of an agricultural barn 25m x 15m on the Eastern boundary. Details of the siting and design of agricultural barn available on request.
  • Application No. 18/00050 - Construction of replacement cottage and barn following demolition of existing cottage and barn. Our clients long term plan was to replace and re site these two buildings. An initial application has been rejected due to time constraints for required seasonal ecological surveys, more details available on request.
  • Dilapidated Old Barn & Shed with vast potential subject to obtaining any necessary planning permissions.
  • EPC Rating = C