Guide price

£1,695,000

5 bed semi-detached house for sale
Amerden Lane, Taplow SL6

5 beds
3 baths
5 receptions
Tenure:
Freehold
Council tax band:
Not available
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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Dorney School0.3 miles
  • Eton - Dorney School (SEN)1 miles
  • Taplow1 miles
  • Maidenhead1.7 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Elegantly styled five bedroom 18th Century period home
  • Situated close to River Thames
  • 0.75 acre plot
  • Approx. 3449 sqft
  • Character features
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 15ft granite kitchen
  • 11ft conservatory
  • South-facing garden
This elegantly styled five bedroom 18th Century period home is uniquely positioned within a secluded location along side the River Thames just below Bray Lock. 'Amerden Bank' is a Victorian home of considerable charm and character with secluded south facing gardens and situated on a 0.75 acre plot. The property spans to approximately 3449 sqft with the ground floor featuring five receptions rooms including a 21ft drawing room with a period fireplace, a 17ft family room, a 16ft library, a 14ft dining room, and a an elegant reception hall with solid oak staircase creating a welcoming first impression. There is also a 15ft granite fitted kitchen, an 11ft conservatory, a study and a downstairs cloakroom. To the first floor the spacious main bedroom leads into a fitted dressing room. A fine ensuite bathroom with separate shower. There are four further spacious bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room and a family bathroom complete this floor. The gardens at 'Amerden Bank' are delightful principally laid to lawn with feature beds and paved terraces. To the rear of the garden is access to the towpath with beautiful walks along the River Thames to Bray Lock and on to Taplow riverside. The new footbridge take you across to Monkey Island and its hotel and spa. To the front of house is an extended gravel driveway with ample parking in addition to a 16ft garage. Formerly the home of Dame Margot Fonteyn (the UK’s Prima Ballerina) and husband Roberto de Aris (politician) the well-proportioned accommodation makes an ideal home for family life and entertaining.

External
The gardens at Amerden Bank are delightful principally laid to lawn with feature beds and paved terraces. This private and characterful woodland garden sees snowdrops, bluebells and daffodils.

To the rear of the garden is access to the towpath with beautiful walks along the River Thames to Bray Lock and on to Taplow riverside. The new footbridge take you across to Monkey Island and its hotel and spa and Bray Village.

The property has the potential to extend into loft/onto the rear (STP).

Location
Amerden Bank is set near to Maidenhead town centre with a range of facilities whilst further amenities may be found in the riverside towns of Windsor, Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. Bray village has a selection of well-regarded restaurants which include Micheal Roux's Waterside Inn, Henson Blummental's The Fat Duck as well as The Campesi and two gourmet pubs The Hindhead and The Crown.

Trains to London Paddington are available from Maidenhead Station (about 3.4 miles away) and from Taplow Station (about 1.3 miles away/25 mins walk) is currently served at peak times run on average every 15 minutes. Tfl tube line services commenced between Reading and Paddington in 2020 on the completed Elizabeth Line (Crossrail). Road connections are good with the nearest motorway access is M4 (Junctions 7 and 8/9).

There are many highly regarded schools in the area including St Pirans, Claires Court and Highfield in Maidenhead, St. Nicolas in Taplow, Herries in Cookham Dean, St George and Upton House in Windsor. In the state sector are Cookham Dean Primary and Sir William Borlase Grammar in Marlow and Furze Platt in Maidenhead. Please check catchment areas and admissions policies.

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