A beautifully appointed country home which its understood dates back to the 17th Century, with sympathetic additions added in recent times. Hawthorn Lodge offers spacious and versatile living accommodation extending to over 5600 ft.sq perfect for entertaining and family living.
An impressive self-contained annexe features a dual aspect 35ft reception room with vaulted ceiling and an imposing open fireplace, kitchen and two first floor bedrooms and a bathroom. Conveniently connected to the main house it can therefore be incorporated or self-contained as separate accommodation.
In our opinion the main house offers a wealth of character, including fireplaces, natural wood floors and panelled walls. The outlook from rooms overlooking the grounds is simply stunning with delightful views across the formal gardens and beyond. A more recent addition is the beautifully designed Orangery, which opens perfectly onto the paved terrace with swimming pool and formal lawns.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is a particularly comfortable area of this home, benefitting from bespoke hand-painted units, an Aga combination cooker, integrated American-style fridge/freezer and a central island with granite work surfaces. To the first floor are five/six bright and warm bedrooms, with the master bedroom featuring a wonderful balcony overlooking the grounds and a luxurious en suite bathroom. Three of the other bedrooms are serviced by individually designed en suite bathrooms.
The superb grounds are just another fine feature of Hawthorn Lodge. Extending to approximately 12 acres, the secluded setting takes full advantage of the established lawns and gardens that provide delightful seasonal interest. The stunning south facing sun terrace with swimming pool is perfect for entertaining and alfresco dining. Throughout the grounds are mature trees, well stocked borders and hedgerows Other noteworthy features are the live pond with island, an orchard with a variety of fruit trees with the all-weather tennis court neatly tucked away.
Approached by electrically operated double gates and a long sweeping gravel driveway, leading to the generous parking courtyard with oak-built four car garage and stables. There are two stable blocks, one with two studio apartments above which both have private access. A detached laundry room is currently being combined as a gym and there is an external washroom. Horse lovers can take full advantage of the extensive equestrian facilities that comprise of 10 loose box stables, a tack room and mechanical horse walker. The generous grounds provide enclosed paddocks and an all-weather arena.
Positioned in a semi-rural setting in the small hamlet of Moss End, nestled in the popular parish of Warfield, Hawthorn Lodge is conveniently located for easy access to Heathrow Airport, central London and the motorway network via the M4 and M25. Nearby villages of Binfield and Holyport have a selection of day-to-day shopping facilities, with the neighbouring towns of Ascot, Windsor and Bracknell providing more comprehensive shopping amenities.
There are several popular country pubs and the area boasts some of the finest world renowned restaurants, such as; Coworth Park in Ascot, the Michelin starred The Waterside Inn and The Fat Duck in Bray. In addition, there is a wide range of leisure pursuits on offer with well-reputed golf courses at Wentworth, Sunningdale and The Berkshire. There is horse racing at Ascot and Windsor, polo at Coworth Park and the Guards Polo Club and beautiful stretches of the River Thames to explore at Windsor through to Henley.
Close by are bridlepaths and relaxing walks through the beautiful countryside. Further afield are attractions such as Savill Gardens near Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park and Swinley Forest. Some of the best independent schools including Lambrook School, Eton College, Papplewick, St Georges and St Marys, Ascot are also close by.
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