4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms
Grand duplex apartment with panoramic views £1,650,000 guide.
This 4-bedroom duplex penthouse apartment of 3,311 sq ft / 308 sq m is on the top two floors overlooking the park and fountain. The property is in excellent decorative order and offers grand period features, with high ceilings and cornices, mullion windows and solid timber doors.
Wyfold Court is a spectacular Grade II* listed Gothic Mansion, which sits at the heart of this private 178 acre estate, approached through woodland and beautiful parkland. The house was designed by George Somers Leigh Clarke for a cotton magnate and was built between 1874 and 1884. One of the largest private houses constructed in England its style combines the 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 two main reception rooms, a dining room and a drawing room, as well as a separate dining area in the kitchen, all over look the fountain and park. All are of grand proportions with super high ceilings. A large marble fireplace, tall mullion windows add to the sense of history. A bespoke fitted kitchen with granite worktops and peninsular breakfast bar, has integrated appliances. The main bedroom is on the 1st floor of the duplex with a large ensuite bathroom, and also over look the grounds and fountain
Underground parking, has room for two large vehicles, together with storage and can be accessed from the main house via an underground tunnel. The underground double garage has an electric car charging point. 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 fibre for 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.
The property has a Mansion service charge of approximately £14,000 per annum. The service charges cover all buildings insurance, gardening, and sewerage treatment and roof maintenance. There is an additional Estate Park service fee of £1850. The Council rates are £3958
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