• For Sale
  • GBP 4,250,000 
  • Land Size: 239,580 ft2
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Bedroom: 8
  • Bathroom: 5
An imposing Grade II* listed residence, set within 5.5 acres, close to the River Thames and historic Runnymede.The origins of The Priory can be traced to the mid-18th century, with subsequent alterations, and as a result, this fine Grade II* listed property still retains the grandeur of a bygone era, Showing casing many character features including a remarkable gothic-style octagon room, now used as a music room. In addition to the main house, there is ancillary accommodation in the form of a studio apartment above the garaging, and discreetly positioned away from the house, there is also a chalet studio.The house is approached via impressive electric gates, opening onto a long sweeping driveway that culminates in a large lawned turning circle. Upon arrival, a spacious Jacobean style portico with Tuscan columns and a decorative frieze, invites you to enter the house and into a stately reception hall. Many of the reception rooms are arranged around the hall, including the drawing room with its ornate plastered ceiling featuring fruit and flower motifs, the sitting room and a dining room, both of which boast decorative plastered ceilings. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room, fitted with a comprehensive range of hand-made units, a granite topped central island, integrated appliances and an Aga, provides ample space for a breakfast table, around which there is useful built-in seating. A study and a cloakroom are located in the west wing of the house whilst a utility room and a store room can be found in the upper cellar, which may be accessed from within the main house or via a courtyard off the kitchen. The lower cellar features a coal hole as well as a store with a vaulted ceiling, that could be utilised as a wine cellar.Upstairs, many of the rooms enjoy a pleasing outlook over the gardens and the accommodation includes a principal suite comprising a bedroom and a dressing room, both with double doors opening out to a balcony, and a bathroom. There are two further bedrooms on this level, one en suite, along with a family bathroom, whilst located on a half landing is a guest suite comprising a bedroom, dressing room and bathroom. The second floor plays host to four further bedrooms, serviced by a shower room.Studio apartment Located above the garage and accessed via a cobbled courtyard, is a self-contained studio apartment comprising a sitting room/bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchen.Chalet studio Beyond the main garden, and hidden from view, is the secret garden where a chalet style studio lies, with a shower room.This property has 5.5 acres of land.OutsideAmounting to about 5.5 acres, the gardens and grounds include a sunken croquet lawn, a tennis court, a large outdoor swimming pool, a secret garden, a lime avenue, kitchen garden, terracing, a pond with a waterfall, and a lily pond. There is a fine collection of mature trees and shrubs, including specimen trees such as an Indian Bean tree, and a large magnolia grandiflora. In addition to the garaging, there is ample parking including an area at the front of the main house.
Tom Shuttleworth
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The Priory, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom is a Berkshire luxury Single Family Home listed for sale GBP 4,250,000. This high end Berkshire Single Family Home is comprised of 8 bedrooms and 5 baths. Find more luxury properties in Berkshire or search for luxury properties for sale in Berkshire.