A five-bedroom Grade II listed coach house set within the 150-acre estate of Langley Country Park, Buckinghamshire.
Take a drive down the private, tree-lined avenue and what was previously the stables and hunting lodge of the third Duke of Marlborough will emerge. Quietly tucked away within 150 sprawling acres of Langley County Park, the Grade II listed property with a history dating back to 1605 has been extensively renovated, transforming it into a cosy escape from the hustle and bustle of London some thirty minutes away.
Stepping into the entrance hall of the home provides an instant sense of timeless charm, which as with the features of the property itself, simply cannot be replicated within modern building design. Throughout, the use of wooden and stone flooring, original features along with intricately carved woodwork and masonry retain the historical elements of the home, yet with an appealing contemporary edge due to the significant investment that has been made to sympathetically update the property.
Comprising two floors of living accommodation, the ground floor of the property houses a large living room, kitchen, utility, dining room and a downstairs WC. Each of the spaces benefit from an abundance of character, while making excellent use of the layout of the property.
Heading up to the first floor of the property, where five good sized bedrooms have been established. The master suite boasts considerable dimensions, featuring an exquisite marble fireplace within the bedroom itself. The space also benefits from a modern ensuite bathroom with a built-in steam room as well as a separate fitted dressing area.
On the opposite end of the floor, the second largest bedroom is also ensuite, in addition to having a dressing area , lending itself well to being used as a guest facility. Alongside three further bedrooms, an additional family bathroom also serves the first floor.
The property is set within 150 acres of grounds which were designed by Lancelot, also known as Capability Brown who is the most famous historical figure associated with English gardening and landscaping.
The Old Stables is encapsulated by 2.4 acres of private grounds, which contain two separate outbuildings including a summer house and a shed. The formal grounds boast mature hedging, an abundance of trees and lush lawns offering a utopia of greenery for the new owners to enjoy.
In summary, The Old Stables offers a chance to purchase a truly historic property, all within 30 minutes of Central London. For the property hunter in search of owning a slice of history in addition to unlimited access to outdoor space, arranging a viewing of The Old Stables at the earliest convenience is highly recommended, to avoid missing out on this truly majestic addition to the Buckinghamshire property market.
George Green is a leafy suburb of Wexham in South Buckinghamshire and particularly appeals to commuters due to its close proximity to London, as well as the nearby cities of Oxford and Reading.
The property is within 3 miles of Pinewood Studios which is a world-class production location for film and television. Other notable employers in the area include the Slough Trading Estate, which employs 20,000 people across 500 companies. The nearby tech hub of the M4 including Slough, Reading, Windsor and Maidenhead has been dubbed ‘the UK's answer to Silicon Valley’. The property is also well positioned for those within the aviation industry, as Heathrow Airport is also within a short commutable distance.
Several excellent schools can be found within the area, nine of which have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. These include The Langley Academy Primary, Langley Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School.
The area benefits from an unrivalled amount of green open space given its proximity to London. Alongside the 150-acre estate The Old Stables is set amongst, nearby greenery includes Iver Heath, Black Park Country Park, Colne Valley Regional Park and The Long Walk at Windsor Castle. This is in addition to several golf clubs including Richings Park, Stoke Park, Thorney Park Golf Club and South Buckinghamshire Golf Course.
A number of notable attractions can be found nearby including Pinewood Studios, Windsor Castle, and Legoland Windsor, ensuring there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained in and around Langley. The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is also located in the area and offers luxurious accommodations and a range of amenities and services to guests,
Langley Train Station is located across the park grounds and is an 11-minute drive away. The station is served by the newly opened Elizabeth Line with frequent services to Canary Wharf, London Paddington, Liverpool Street and Bond Street, in addition to direct services to Heathrow Airport.
Alternatively, Gerrards Cross Train Station is 5.7 miles from the property. The station is operated by Chiltern Railways and offers frequent direct services to London Marylebone (21 mins), High Wycombe (12 mins), Aylesbury (41 mins), Oxford (56 mins) and Banbury (67 mins).
The property is located within a 15-minute drive of both the M4, M25 and the M40, offering excellent connectivity across Greater London, Oxford and the wider South East regions.
Uxbridge Underground Station (Zone 6) lies on both the Metropolitan Line and Piccadilly Line and is within a 15-minute drive of the property.
For international travel, Heathrow Airport is a 30-minute drive away and Northolt, only 20 minutes away for private charters.