Grand timeless 4 bedroom apartment in Wyfold Court, a spectacular Grade II* listed Gothic Mansion, which sits at the heart of this private 178 acre estate, approached through woodland and beautiful parkland. Tennis Court and two underground carparks.
The house was designed by for a cotton magnate an was built between 1874 and 1884. One of the largest private houses constructed in England its style combines the flamboyant French Gothic architecture mixed with Scots Baronial. The front façade has towers with corner turrets, gargoyles . The mansion was converted in 1999 by PJ Livesey into eleven beautiful apartments.
The Wyfold Estate is situated in the heart of South Oxfordshire countryside, on the edge of the Chilterns and within easy reach of the excellent shopping and leisure activities available in Henley on Thames and Reading. Main line railway services from Reading to London Paddington (approx. 28 mins) Crossrail from 2021.
The apartment is beautifully presented over three floors, with a lift to each floor, and has been recently re-decorated and carpeted throughout. Offering grand period features, with high ceilings and cornices, lead light and mullion windows and solid timber doors.
The principle reception areas are on the second floor, with the drawing room of grand proportions. A large marble fireplace, tall mullion windows add to the sense of history. A bespoke fitted kitchen with white cupboards and granite worktops and peninsular breakfast bar, has integrated appliances including a built-in oven, halogen hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer.
The first floor has its own front door and contains the main bedroom suite, comprehensively fitted with full range of cupboards. A large ensuite bathroom with a separate shower and twin wash basins has views towards the gatehouse. A mezzanine level, would be an ideal games room, office or fourth bedroom.
On the ground floor, there are two further spacious bedrooms and a family bathroom. This level also has a separate front door so that guests can be self-contained.
The underground parking, has room for two large vehicles, together with storage and can be accessed from the main house via an underground tunnel. The main house also has a communal sitting room and some grand corridors to explore.
The services include gas central heating, and a private sewerage plant. The mansion is connected to fast broadband.
The apartment is within the Wyfold Court mansion which is on 8 acres of ground which are share of freehold. The property has access to a 178 acre park with a 999 year lease from the 1st of January 1999. The parkland is on a separate title and is leasehold. The parkland includes two serviced tennis courts and numerous woodland pathways towards various villages.
Service charges: Approximately £7825 including the country estate for 2019/20