The Stable Lodge stands in 180 acres of parkland which is part owned by the residents of the Wyfold Estate where Wyfold Court, a magnificent Grade II Listed Gothic mansion stands. Designed originally as a private estate between 1872 and 1873 by the architect George Somers Clarke, a pupil of Sir Charles Barry renowned for his design of the Palace of Westminster, the estate is now home to a number of private homes including this fine 4 bedroom detached family home. The private driveway provides parking for several cars as well as access to the attached double garage. The front door opens into the entrance hall off which, the principle reception rooms are accessed. The kitchen is fitted with a range of store units that incorporate integrated appliances and sit both above and beneath granite work tops and an island unit providing a casual dining area. The dining room has double glazed doors opening directly into the elegant sitting room which features a working fire place with an ornate stone surround. Within the sitting room, double doors open onto a patio and the garden. Also included on the ground floor accommodation is a study, cloakroom and separate utility room, where there is access into the double garage. There are four good bedrooms to this house, two of which have ensuite facilities and a family bathroom serves the two remaining bedrooms. Excellent walkin storage is found in one the bedrooms which extends into the eaves.
The Stable Lodge is within easy reach of excellent shopping and leisure activities in Henley-on-Thames, and Reading and fine dining in Henley-on-Thames and Marlow. More locally is the thriving village of Sonning Common which has a hardware steore, garage, butchers and supermarket. The surrounding countryside provides the most spectacular walks with the Chilterns close by. First class racing can be found nearby at Ascot, Windsor and Newbury and Polo at Smith’s Lawn, Windsor or The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. Excellent golf courses are located close by such as Badgemore Park, Huntercombe and Henley Golf Club. The area provides good transport links with approx. times and distances as follows: • Reading station to Paddington: 25 minutes • Heathrow Airport: 31 miles • London West End: 43 miles • Henley on Thames: 6 miles • Marlow: 14 miles
The Stable Lodge has an enclosed garden bounded by post and rail fencing as well as mature hedging. Within the garden is a summer house that is served with power so could, if desired be used as a studio or home office. A large patio area runs along the rear of the property with direct access currently from the sitting room and garage. Beyond the gardens is the wonderful parkland of some 180 acres. There are two tennis courts which are for the sole use of the residents of the Wyfold Estate.
Kitchen Breakfast Room
2 Ensuite Shower Rooms