5 bedroom detached house for sale

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Beds: 5
Baths: 6
Bowyers Lane, Berkshire RG42 See map

The generous reception hall, fitted with a classical inglenook fireplace, provides access to all the principal rooms, including the impressive drawing room, family room and dining room. The ground floor has a wealth of period features on show, including wall and ceiling beams, large bay windows and paneled walls. Of historical note, bronze door knobs on the living room and dining room doors were a gift from Sir Winston Churchill, given to Lord Emmott, the previous owner.
The large, bright kitchen breakfast room has an extensive range of units and an Aga. From here, there is a utility room, a walk-in larder, and a back staircase leading to the first floor.
The principal bedroom includes a large bay window overlooking the gardens and a marble fireplace. There is also an Egyptian-themed en suite bathroom. Bedroom two also has an en suite shower room. The room has wood panels and, historic wooden closets, vintage radiators with handmade covers. There are three further bedrooms and three further bathrooms. The whole upstairs area is air-conditioned.
Other key features of the house is a full Verisure alarm system, covering the whole house with cameras and smoke detectors and eight working chimneys.

The property is approached via a secure gated entrance offering parking for six to eight cars to the front and side.
A brick wall surrounding the garden has been fully extended with bricks matching the house. To the right of the parking are eight cherry blossom trees. The gardens are a delight and have been greatly improved by the current owners by adding a covered patio and swimming pool. The pool is a Starline fiberglass pool, heated with a heat pump all year long, and has a UV system, salt chlorinator, Roldeck automatic cover (for children’s safety), and multiple color LED lights. The covered patio is a solid oak construction with a cedar shingles roof (same as the covered BBQ area) and has hanging electric heaters for year-round use. The BBQ area has a brick wood pizza oven, an Asado style grill, a sink and a refrigerator, and a granite countertop and bar.
On the lower garden level, there are a number of laurels and Acer trees symmetrically landscaped, and on the far corner, there is a cedar tree planted next to the putting green. On the middle garden level on the back wall are eight fruit trees and two large Acer trees.
The historic pond has a fountain, lights and a large number of Koi fish (some of which have been there for 30+ years), and a powerful Oase pump and UV/filter system.
The back gate gives access to Bowyer’s lane (through the gate on the left – key available). The covered garage is large enough for two cars and a very large side room storage.
The upper garden level is landscaped with Red Robbins on the back and vegetable planters along both sides.
The Stables are original 1920s topped by a clock tower. Planning approval has been obtained to convert it to a two bedroom/two-bathroom guest house.
The outside corner level by the kitchen door has built-in wooden planters (for herbs, vegetables, and fruits) and a covered/heated patio area. The gas and electric meters are located there as well. A full irrigation system is installed for the grass and trees with an overnight timer.
CCTV cameras cover the whole area.

Extensive sporting and leisure facilities in the area including polo at Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and Guards Polo Club. Golf at Wentworth, Sunningdale, The Berkshire and Swinley Forest. Horse racing at Ascot and Windsor. Rowing at Dorney Lake and on stretches of the River Thames. Theatre in Windsor at the Theatre Royal or at any of the 6 theatres in Reading. Walking and riding in Windsor Great Park.

Good local schools are numerous and include Eton College, St. Mary’s Ascot, Heathfield, St. George’s, Papplewick, The ACS International School, Wellington College, Pangbourne, Holyport College and Downe House.

Moss End Farmhouse is positioned beautifully in this rural countryside location, however local transport links are easily accessible with Junction 8 of the M4 approximately 6 miles away and Twyford Railway Station also approximately 6 miles from Hazelwood Farm. The towns of Reading, Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead are all reached within a short drive.Ascot 5.8 miles, Windsor 8.5 miles, Maidenhead town centre and station 6.4 milesM4 7.7 miles, Heathrow Airport (T5) 19.3 miles, Central London 33 miles (All distances are approximate)

Listed: June 22, 2023
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