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South Wing Of Large Country House With Indoor Pool And Spa Facilities,

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-Oct-2016
South Wing of Country House in Englefield Green, Nr. Egham, Surrey, England - Secluded Rural Location With Easy Access To Windsor Great Park, Convient for Heathrow.

Please note we are closing during 2017.

The South Wing of a quality large country house in pristine condition with magnificent gardens and grounds close to Windsor Great Park on the Surrey/Berkshire border. Quiet location set on a rural lane and surrounded by its own land.

Presented to a very high standard with boutique style hotel decor in a neutral palette. Fully equipped. Spacious living accommodation is on the first floor (approx. 1250 sq. ft.). We offer 2 double bedrooms and one twin, each with its own bathroom; living/dining area and good sized kitchen.

Heated indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna with shower and changing room for your sole use below on ground floor. (Please note the pool and spa are closed from 1st November 2016 and reopens for Easter 2017). The spa opens out onto a very large terrace which overlooks the gardens. Large table and seating for dining outside, as well as 2 sun loungers.

Secure gated property with entry phone. Ample off-street parking. Well situated for Windsor, Henley, Wentworth and Sunningdale golf, Royal Ascot. London is easy and fast to reach via mainline rail from Egham to Waterloo (30mins) and Heathrow airport is just 8 miles away.

This property is not suitable for young children so guests must be 13 years or over. This includes babies and toddlers. There is no room for negotiation on this issue, so please do not ask. Owners (2 of us) in residence to assist you if required.

Ideal for a relaxing weekend break or to explore the South East and London. Please be aware that we do not cater for those wanting to party, play loud music, etc. If you are looking for luxury and a friendly welcome, this is for you.

We are happy to accommodate from one to six guests and price accordingly, so the rate quoted on this site is rarely accurate. Ideal venue for a relaxing weekend break surrounded by country yet so close to London.

Our second property, a gatehouse (E18132), just over the courtyard can accommodate 6 guests so we can cater for larger groups. We also accept children 11 years and over in the Gatehouse. We will consider bookings for larger groups using both properties for special occasions such as hen parties, wedding preparations etc. In this instance, we offer use of the main house kitchen, dining room and lounge. We will do a one night stay for such occasions. Please note we do not accept visitors onto the property without prior consent as we have to obtain appropriate public liability insurance.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Very well equipped, spacious, comfortable accommodation. Great spa facilities and a beautiful setting.'



'We had everything we needed. Most beautiful place, fantastic pool and a very friendly atmosphere.'
Dec 2012
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29 Reviews

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based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

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A fantastic weekend

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had an absolutely amazing weekend away in Lesley's beautiful home. Her house is stunning and spotlessly clean and we had full use of our own private kitchen and living room. We also made use of the pool and sauna which were fantastic and beautifully kept.

Lesley was incredibly hospitable and supplied us with lots of local knowledge- from good takeaways to the best places for a wander. She was friendly and excellent company and gave us a sense that nothing was too much trouble.

She has a beautiful garden which we were welcome to explore and this property is definitely a highlight for animal lovers. She has chickens, a very friendly dog, ducks and hilarious parrots.

We would not hesitate in recommending this property to others. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and didn't want to leave! We would definitely stay again in a heart beat- both for the fantastic facilities and Lesley's brilliant hosting; she was mindful of our privacy whilst ensuring we had all we needed. A perfect balance.

Thanks for an amazing weekend, Lesley!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fabulous guests! Friendly, quiet, extremely considerate, and great fun. I wished they could have stayed forever. Thank you for choosing to stay in the South Wing and I hope I shall see you all again in the future - as does Rookie BL!
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5

Perfect Anniversary!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!!! An absolutely brilliant weekend. My wife and I are 25 and were celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary and thanks to Lesley and her beautiful home, our celebrations were everything we wanted and more.

Lesley was an exceptional hostess. Her emails prior to booking and arriving were prompt and transparent. From arrival until we left, both Lesley and her Husband were a joy to be around. She was present whenever we needed her, but also respected our privacy. Lesley is definitely one of the highlights of this property.

The property itself is incredible. The grounds are beautiful; the location is within touching distance of everything. The house was immaculate and very well presented. We had everything we needed. The fridge was stocked before we arrived. The pool and Jacuzzi were great (there's a great sound system in there with a wide selection of music). It was just the 2 of us, but we had exclusive of the entire south wing.

If we could give more than 5 stars we would. I'm sure it wont be too long before we find an excuse to come and stay again

Thanks again Lesley :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a delightful, thoughtful young couple you are! Certainly in the category of 'best guests'. I am honored that you chose to stay at our home for your 5th wedding anniversary. I am also pleased we got the balance right of 'looking after you' but also affording you privacy on this special occasion. You are welcome to return - or even just pop in to say 'hi', should you be in the area. Thank you for sharing my passion for Town Green Farm!
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5

Perfect girly weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

What a brilliant girly weekend away we had! The property itself is spotless and well decorated, the pool, sauna and spa facilities are great! The grounds are beautiful too. The property had everything you could need, great kitchen and bathroom facilities, the little things were thought of like milk in the fridge, tea, coffee and sugar in the kitchen. Board games, DVD player and books were in the lounge, lovely toiletries in the bathroom, even cotton buds and cotton wool balls were provided! We were even given different coloured towels for the use of the pool, so we wouldn't get them confused. Lesley was the perfect owner/hostess, so friendly, hilarious and always making sure we had what we needed, going out of her way to make sure our stay was perfect. She gave great contact both before and after our stay and the deposit was returned so speedily. Also have to give a shout out to the resident dog for being so cute, and the hens for their delicious eggs! I even purchased some to bring home with me. I would love to come back, whether for a girly weekend, family stay or with my partner. Thanks so much for a great stay Lesley - just wish I could give more than 5 stars :-) This property stood out from the moment I saw it advertised and it more than fulfilled my expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful group of appreciative ladies! I very much enjoyed having you stay here and glad that you made the most of everything that was on offer. I am passionate about my home and enjoy sharing it with such thoughtful guests. I am very grateful to you and I hope will have the pleasure of welcoming you here again in the near future.
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GREAT !!!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say ? I wish I could speak a better english just to explain how everything was perfect: the property, the spa, Lesley etc.etc Hope to get back soon !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honored that you chose to stay with us for your family gathering. Wonderful people from all over the world - the first time we have had so many nationalities under our roof all at the same time! And thank you for making me feel like part of your family too! We hope to see you again.
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Fantastic Easter break

  • 5 of 5

Really beautiful house in a beautiful setting. Lesley is a lovely person and made sure everything was sorted out for our stay.

The pool and jacuzzi is lovely the girls really enjoyed it. Everything is very clean and well looked after.

The property sits just on the edge of Winsor park which is perfect for a day out.

Definitely be back soon for some of those free range duck eggs!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and it was great to see the pool and spa being thoroughly enjoyed. The ducks are also very happy that you appreciated their eggs. You are always welcome to drop by for more if you are in the area. We would be happy to see such friendly people again.
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Wow!!!

  • 5 of 5

Worthy of 6 stars! Lesley is a wonderful hostess; warm, welcoming and ever so friendly.

The property is set in a quiet location yet only a short drive from Egham and Windsor. The gardens and grounds are beautiful. The accommodation is very well appointed; beautifully decorated and very, very clean.

There's everything you need to make a fab 50th birthday dinner party and Lesley is on hand the next day to prepare the pool and spa to aid your recovery!

Thank you for making our stay so relaxing. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honoured that the 50th birthday took place here! Do, please, come back and see us again - even if it is just for that coffee in the garden. Or in my kitchen if it is mid-winter. So glad the property was right for your celebrations.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Heathrow, London at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Egham at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : M25 at 2 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Graphology (handwriting analysis), Introduction to Poultry Keeping (2 hours).

We can put you in touch with a visiting masseur/beautician.

Travel:

Heathrow Airport - 8 miles, M25 - 5 mins, Mainline Rail (Egham) - 5 mins, Gatwick Airport - 40 mins. A car is essential. Ample secure parking on site.

Distances:

Windsor - 10 mins, Ascot - 10 mins, Runnymede - 5 mins, Windsor Great Park - 2 mins, Henley - 40 mins, Kingston upon Thames and Guildford 25 mins.

Further Details:

Nearest local supermarket - 2 mins, Egham (nearest town) - 5 mins, Sun Inn pub (real ale) 1 min! Large selection of restaurants around The Great Park and in Egham and Windsor. Theatres in Windsor and Guildford. Racing at Ascot, Sandown, Kempton all within half an hour. Epsom 45 mins. Race-goers most welcome. We breed and own thoroughbreds, but not here.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
 
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 3 nights
From
£360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year 2016/17
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 3 nights
From
£360
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Notes on prices:
N. B. Rates quoted are for all 3 bedrooms and bathrooms per night and are variable depending on guest occupancy, length of stay, weekends or weekdays and time of year etc. We accept bookings for one, two and three bedrooms and bathrooms and reduce the cost accordingly. Rates are for sole use of the South Wing, the pool and spa facilities, gardens, grounds. Prices given are therefore just a guide. Please email for a quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Hand-held shower mixer - not wall mounted.
  • Separate bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc. Bedroom 2 adjacent huge bathroom with bath, wc and walk in shower, Bathroom 3 ensuite with wc and bath with shower mixer taps.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms). Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with double bed.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We do not accept children under the age of 13 years. Entrance via main house front door then to your own designated staircase. Owners in residence to assist you, if required. Ample off street parking. We only rent to one group at a time. The spa is for your sole use. Outside: Stunning gardens with water features and ducks on an enclosed pond at the far end. Huge terrace with table and seating for 8. Sun loungers. Access to heated indoor pool and spa facilities (sole use). Rare breed bantams and rescue hens kept in main courtyard - not in the garden! We also have an ultra friendly Jack Russell and 3 parrots. 15 acres of land for you to roam. Pedigree Sussex cattle graze here in the summer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels and facecloths provided. Also guest toiletries, hair dryer, shower caps and guest slippers. Separate towels for spa. Other: All living accommodation is on 1st floor with excellent views of gardens and land. Indoor heated swimming pool with jacuzzi, sauna, and shower, w.c. and changing room located underneath on the ground floor.

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