House of character set in stunning landscaped gardens Location Set on a delightful country lane close to local amenities in the quintessential village of Holyport. These include local shops, doctor's surgery, a primary school and highly regarded Belgian Arms and The George. Holyport is a conservation area with a village green and duck pond. Holyport boasts many historic buildings as well as nearby well-known gastropubs/restaurants which include the Michelin starred Royal Oak in Paley Street and the The Fat Duck and the Waterside Inn in Bray. Schooling opportunities in the area both state and private are extensive and include Lambrook, St Piran’s, St Mary’s and St Georges in Ascot, Eton College, Royal Holloway University, The Marist, Windsor Boys School, Windsor Girls School and Holyport College. Nb. Check catchments and admissions policies. Rail services to London are available from Maidenhead Station with an excellent service to London (Paddington). Currently the journey time to London Paddington is from 20 minutes at peak times and Crossrail is due to begin in 2019. Junction 8/9 of the M4 (about 2 miles away) provides access to Heathrow, Central London, the West Country and the M25. Leisure amenities in the area include the Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead golf at Hawthorn Hill, Maidenhead, The Royal Berkshire and Sunningdale horse racing at Windsor, Ascot and Newbury walking/cycling in nearby countryside rowing on Dorney Lake boating and sailing on the River Thames, Bray Lake and at nearby Henley, home to the renowned Henley Regatta. It is worth noting that Holyport is the base of one of UK’s few Real Tennis clubs. Description The Shieling was fully renovated in 2012 which has created this character filled property with a quality finish. Elegantly styled throughout The Shieling has a welcoming ambiance making this a highly desirable family home set in superb landscaped gardens. The ground floor features a reception hall with wonderful gothic shaped front door. Triple aspect sitting room with feature fireplace, wood burner and French doors opening onto the garden terrace. Family room with bespoke display cabinets and front facing views. Kitchen/Breakfast room with a comprehensive range of superb country style units, integrated appliances and a large central island with breakfast seating. French doors and bi-fold doors open out onto the garden terrace, ideal for access for outdoor entertaining. This room also has under floor heating which extends into the family room, dining room, utility room and boot room. Dining room with wood burner and double height window giving wonderful views over the garden. Front facing study with hand painted panelled walls and bespoke shelving/storage. Utility room fully fitted with a range of units, laundry plumbing and access to shower room. Boot room with front facing views, pantry and direct outside access, shower room and cloakroom. On the first floor, there is a galleried landing with bespoke fitted study desk making great use of this light and spacious landing. Pretty master bedroom with double aspect views, fitted wardrobes and luxurious en suite shower room. Two further beautifully presented bedrooms one with en suite shower room. Bedroom 4 /fully fitted dressing room and a family bathroom with superb freestanding bath. The property is entered via electric gates onto a sweeping gravelled driveway. A beech hedge and fencing provide privacy with feature beds providing focal points creating a welcoming entrance. To the side of the property grass matting supports the lawn to allow access to the double carport to the rear. To the rear of the property the beautifully landscaped gardens are a delight. The striking monochrome terrace sweeps around the rear of the house with pathways linking to the front. This has created the ideal outdoor dining and entertaining space. In the centre of the lawn is a domed wooden frame with feature fountain, this is a charming and soothing centre pi...
Price ≈ € 1,513,415
Agency: Savills Windsor