RASHLEIGHS, DARLINGS LANE, MAIDENHEAD, SL6 6PD
The property was originally built as principle residence for Dr. Rashleigh around 1900, whose family can be traced back to the days of Sir Frances Drake and the Spanish Armada. It was a private home until World War II when it was acquired by The Home Office. The property was subsequently purchased by Nestle in 1956 and developed in the 1960s and 1980’s as a residential training centre. The main house was sympathetically converted maintaining many of its original features.
Set in approximately 4.5 acres of well maintained gardens which retain many of their original trees and features including an apple orchard. The property is surrounded by farms, lush meadows and walking trails maintained by the National Trust. The Main House is set over 4 floors including basement and approximately extends to the following
Main House 1,123 sq m (12,087sq ft)
Garage 124 sq m (1,334 sq ft)
Accommodation Block 671 sq m (7,222 sq ft)
The Training Centre 525 sq m (5,651 sq ft)
As a residential training centre the property is classified as C2—Residential institution. Its use could therefore be changed without planning permission to any other use within the same use class for example; residential care home, hospital or boarding school , but interested parties should make enquiries with the local planning authority regarding any proposed uses.
Externally there are approximately 4.5 Acres enclosed with trees and chain link fencing. There is a block paved driveway leading to a gravel car parking areas.
With a patio on the south elevation of the Main House together with pond a tennis court and putting green linked via pathways.
Offers invited in the region of £7.0m
Freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Mains electricity, Water , Gas and drainage are connected
The Local authority for this property is The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.
Main House EPC Rating — C
Garage EPC Rating — D
Accommodation Block EPC Rating – C
The Training Centre EPC Rating – D
The property is located on Darlings Lane, close to the village of Pinkneys Green, just west of Maidenhead Town Centre. It is ideally situated for commuters as it’s a short drive to major road links to the M40 and M4 motorways.
Maidenhead Train Station is 3 miles from the property which offers a direct service to London Paddington with journey times from 20 minute and when the new high speed Crossrail service is running it will link Maidenhead with Heathrow Airport and have direct links to Central London.
There are excellent schools in the area including Sir William Borlase Grammar and Holyport College
With a golf course, indoor swimming pool, Cinema, many pubs and restaurants and hundreds of acres of National Trust Land close by for walking its an ideal location.
A rare opportunity to acquire a magnificent property that hasn’t been on the market for over 60 years.
Fabulous Renovation or Redevelopment Project.
Set in extensive grounds extending to c4.5 acres
Located near hundreds of acres of National Trust Land
Excellent Schools in the area
Situated on a quiet no-through road
Residential Development Opportunity