A beautiful Grade II Listed home for sale in the village of Thorpe Circa 1490. The property has been restored and improved to form a home of immense character and charm with most of the original features still on show, yet having the luxury of modern conveniences. The tranquil gardens are approximately 0.3 acres and are predominantly to the rear, having a south west facing aspect. Within the grounds there are two storage sheds and access to the double garage. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Wentworth, Sunningdale and Foxhills Country Club, polo at Smith’s lawn and racing at Ascot and Windsor. Schooling is exceptional with two highly regarded international schools TASIS and ACS. (reference: ALH1001254)
This delightful home is a short drive to Virginia water shopping parades or Egham, Staines and Windsor shopping centres. Motorway connections (M25, M4 M3) are all very close at hand as are schools both state and private (Tasis is 500 yards away!) Windsor Great Park and Thorpe Park are both easily reached. Heathrow is 10 minutes drive away.
The house has most of the original features on show which include some magnificent supporting timber beams. There are 5 fireplaces, one with a large Inglenook complete with bread oven in the drawing room. There are leaded light windows, ledged and braced doors with Suffolk latches, old timber panelling, it feels like you are living in a museum!
The rooms on the ground floor have immense character and are of a generous size and the kitchen has a pleasant servery linking the breakfast room. The drawing room is large and has a cloakroom leading off and a conservatory with double glazing overlooking the beautiful secluded garden. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, all with wardrobes, the master having an en-suite shower room and a very unusual en-suite first floor mezzanine changing room/study. In the attic conversion there is a fun children’s play room/office.
Through the leaded light windows views can be enjoyed to the beautiful gardens of approximately 0.3 of an acre. Within the grounds, there are a couple of storage sheds one with power and access to the double garage with up and over remote doors with power, light and water. The gardens are predominantly to the rear and are lawned with a south west facing aspect ideal for late night BBQ’s on the attractive patio and pond with waterfall feature which completes the garden. The origins of the house have been dated to 1490 according to the owner and we recommend a viewing of this sensational family home in the heart of the village.