Woodberry Down, St Mary's Road, Ascot (UNDER OFFER)

Extending to over 9,500 sq ft, when entering Woodberry Down you are welcomed by the palatial entrance hall with its sweeping stone staircase and 3-storey chandelier.

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The impressive living accommodation includes 5 reception rooms, media room, wine store, master bedroom extending to over 900 sq ft, 5 further bedroom suites, separate staff accommodation and a triple garage.

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Set within beautifully landscaped grounds approaching an acre and accessed from a private road, this imposing new home is within 1.2 miles of Ascot racecourse and mainline train station.

Located within the civil parish of Sunninghill and Ascot, in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, Ascot is surrounded by innumerable areas of outstanding natural beauty, promoting the opportunity to reside in one of the most desirable locations in the country.

Kitchen and Utility Room

The bespoke kitchen and utility furniture from the House of Charles Yorke are designed to maximise storage, optimise space and ease of use. Furnished in a timeless Shaker style, the kitchen is hand painted in Farrow & Ball colours.

Cabinetry is complemented by sleek expanses of substantially sculptured stone work surfaces with upstands and an oversized central island, with banquette seating for informal dining. Housed within the island is a twin bowl Belfast sink, incorporating a waste disposal unit, accessorised by a chrome triflow Quooker hot tap.

Top of the range appliances include a Wolf dual fuel range cooker, Sub Zero American style fridge/freezer, Sub Zero twin zone wine chiller and a complement of Miele appliances, including two dishwashers, microwave oven, steam oven, coffee machine and warming drawer facility for 12 place settings.

The utility room furniture matches that of the kitchen, with a free-standing Miele washing machine and tumble dryer and porcelain floor tiling.

Bathrooms & En-Suites

Equipped with white Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware and contemporary chrome furnishings, bespoke vanity furniture, and stone surfaces complemented by areas of wall, floor and skirting tiling.

Chrome finish towel ladder radiators are provided to the bathroom and en-suites; connected to the primary hot water system to enable towel drying during the summer months.

An electric shaver point is incorporated within each bathroom and en-suite.

Large scale mirrors are fitted to pre-selected wall positions.

Dressing Rooms

The master suite dressing room is comprehensively equipped with a bespoke range of furniture by Charles Yorke providing wardrobes, drawers, storage shelving and a built-in dressing table with a large-scale dressing mirror.

Each of the other five bedroom suites incorporates a dressing room, providing hanging and storage space.

Decoration and Finish

Internal walls have a smooth plaster finish and emulsion paint.

Ceilings throughout are smooth set and are bordered with a plaster cornice, finished with emulsion paint.


The helical, floating staircase has been deliberately designed and regarded as a prominent furniture statement in keeping with the personality of its setting, ensuring it is not lost in the vast scale of the light flooded area of which it takes centre stage.

Each stone tread and riser was skilfully hand clad, then adorned by a magnificent hand crafted balustrade and handrail.

Electrical Installation

The property features a comprehensive electrical system with a generous supply of double power sockets throughout.

Sensor controlled external lighting with an override switch is provided around the exterior.

Smoke and heat detectors are fitted in accordance with current regulations.

Television and Telephone

The property is equipped with a comprehensive supply of television and telephone points. Television points are wired for Sky+ and Sky HD to enable purchaser connection and subscription, subject to availability of service provider.

Home Entertainment Pre-Wiring

Pre-selected rooms are wired to an advanced cable network to allow purchasers to link both audio and video with full infrared remote control at a later date.


An approved hardwired security system is provided to the main house, annexe and garage block with pre-wiring for purchaser provision of externally mounted CCTV cameras, if required.

Electronically operated gates combine video and audio entry.

Central Heating

Under floor heating is provided to the ground and first floors, and a traditional wet radiator system to both the second floor and the annexe.

The water system is pressurised and provides equally pressured hot and cold water, eliminating the need for tanks in the roof space, and pumps for showers. A back-up electric immersion heater is fitted to the hot water cylinders.

Comfort Cooling

Woodberry Down is efficiently ventilated with a comfort cooling system whereby approximately 95% of the discharged warmth is reused.

Warm, moist air within the house is extracted through a central motor, which is then passed over a heat exchanger, while outside air is drawn back inside and tempered by the stored heat before being distributed back into the property.

During the warmer months, the supplied air bypasses the heat exchanger, preventing warm air being distributed back into the property, thus creating a more comfortable temperature environment.

External Finishes

The design and implementation of the exterior landscaping was considered to be as important as the architecture, specification and finish of the house itself.

RHS Chelsea double medallist Matt Keightley's vision was to ensure it would be elegant and sophisticated, with space to relax and entertain whilst combining aesthetics and function.

Carefully considered levels create a seamless transition between interior and exterior. A hand finished granite terrace borders the sunken lawn looking toward the mature woodland backdrop, wherein lie meandering walkways to an intimate setting complete with fire pit bordered by naturalistic seating.

A rustic oak framed loggia equipped with a functional outdoor kitchen provides an extension of the house, strategically positioned to provide a clear vantage point accross the garden, which in the evening can be subtly illuminated to highlight the creative planted landscape.

For more information please contact

Tony Walker Strutt & Parker LLP 40 Chobham Road Sunningdale Berkshire SL5 0DX

Office: 01344 623411 Email:

Strutt & Parker - St. Mary's Road