Victorian property in Ascot transformed into a luxury residence

PUBLISHED: 16:54 16 April 2015 | UPDATED: 16:54 16 April 2015

Burnside House: restored to Victorian splendour, but with all the modern fittings

Burnside House: restored to Victorian splendour, but with all the modern fittings


It’s taken a year, but a very special project has been completed in Burleigh Road, Ascot, where meticulous restoration and improvement by Berkeley Homes has seen a Victorian property transformed into a luxury residence.

Burnside House, once two semi-detached houses, is now a magnificent, detached, six-bedroom family home, on the market at £3.25m.

Adam Hesse, of selling agents Aston Mead, says: “This is a stunning restoration on a grand scale. Burnside House really does provide the best of both worlds – all the quality and character of a period property, together with all the style and design of a new one.”

The property stands behind electric gates in about half an acre, and includes a grand reception hall with original period staircase, 26ft x 19ft drawing room, and dining room with French doors opening onto landscaped gardens. A second hallway leads into the 33ft long open plan kitchen, family and lounge area, complete with integrated Miele appliances, Gaggenau dishwasher and 72 bottle Atag built-in wine cabinet, as well as two sets of bi-folding doors onto the terrace.

Upstairs, the master suite includes a 26ft long bedroom, separate large dressing room, and a luxurious large en-suite with free-standing bath, walk-in wetroom area, and Villeroy & Boch wall-mounted WC. There are four further double bedrooms as well as a family bathroom and two shower rooms on this floor, plus an additional bedroom and en-suite on the floor above.

Adam Hesse added: “The sheer size and grandeur of the interior is breathtaking. Berkeley Homes have combined their considerable skills in the rejuvenation of historic buildings with superior specifications and fittings, to ensure that this property will meet the requirements of the most discerning purchaser.”

For further information about Burnside call Aston Mead on 01932 950500.



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