Luxury £32m country estate for sale next to Windsor Castle


As the country prepares for an extended four day Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, an opportunity has arisen to become a neighbour of Her Majesty.

A 12-bedroom mansion is up for grabs after being put on the market for an eye-watering £32million.

The stunning country estate comes with private access into Windsor Great Park and is only 10 minutes from the Queen’s home at Windsor Castle.

This 12-bedroom mansion with private access to Windsor Great Park, near the Queen’s home at Windsor Castle, is for sale for £32million

No expense has been spared in the opulent interior design of the country estate that includes an abundance of period features

No expense has been spared in the opulent interior design of the country estate that includes an abundance of period features

The property has a large garage that currently houses more than a dozen vehicles with a combined value of more than £3million

The property has a large garage that currently houses more than a dozen vehicles with a combined value of more than £3million

The property is called Bishopgate House and boasts all the luxuries that are befitting of a neighbour to the Queen, including 34 acres of land.

As well as its own maze, stables and a helicopter pad, there is an extensive garage that currently houses more than £3million worth of luxury cars.

And there are, of course, all the ‘standard’ features of any luxury home, including an indoor swimming pool, a floodlit tennis court, and several stables. And there is an outdoor play area with its own tree house.

The grand property in Surrey is called Bishopgate House and it boasts its own maze in the extensively landscaped grounds

The grand property in Surrey is called Bishopgate House and it boasts its own maze in the extensively landscaped grounds

The elaborate indoor swimming pool features a colourful chandelier hanging above it, as well as a separate bar area

The elaborate indoor swimming pool features a colourful chandelier hanging above it, as well as a separate bar area

The period property boasts decorative windows and ceilings, as well as an abundance of contemporary lighting schemes

The period property boasts decorative windows and ceilings, as well as an abundance of contemporary lighting schemes

The kitchen has light green cabinets with gold trims, decorative wooden floors and plenty of marble worktop space

The kitchen has light green cabinets with gold trims, decorative wooden floors and plenty of marble worktop space

Oriental feel: There are five reception rooms in the main house, providing various spaces to entertain family and friends

Oriental feel: There are five reception rooms in the main house, providing various spaces to entertain family and friends 

This relaxation area at the side of the indoor swimming pool includes some modern art, a large curved sofa and a fire pit

This relaxation area at the side of the indoor swimming pool includes some modern art, a large curved sofa and a fire pit 

There is a long driveway surrounded by a lawn and mature trees, leading to a brick paved turning circle with a central fountain in front of the house

There is a long driveway surrounded by a lawn and mature trees, leading to a brick paved turning circle with a central fountain in front of the house

The stable yard has a large cobbled yard with a separate three bay open garage, an implement store and a workshop

The stable yard has a large cobbled yard with a separate three bay open garage, an implement store and a workshop

Electric gates are at the entrance to the property, with a long driveway surrounded by a lawn and mature trees leading to a brick paved turning circle and a fountain in front of the house.

The property provides plenty of space for entertaining with five elegant reception rooms.

Outside, there is a kitchen garden with three large green houses, an orchard and a gardener’s room.

Such an extensive house requires multiple staff to maintain it and additional accommodation includes a three-bedroom cottage and several staff flats.

There is a play area in the grounds of the property, which includes a tree house with balconies and a seating area

There is a play area in the grounds of the property, which includes a tree house with balconies and a seating area

The dining room is split into two areas, with one table able to easily accommodate a dozen guests, while the second table can seat about 10 guests

The dining room is split into two areas, with one table able to easily accommodate a dozen guests, while the second table can seat about 10 guests

Floor to ceiling glass in this hallway provides a view of an outdoor pond surrounded by palm trees and bamboo trees

Floor to ceiling glass in this hallway provides a view of an outdoor pond surrounded by palm trees and bamboo trees

This hallway has arched doorways, with a white and clear grand piano sitting at the base of the grand stairwell

This hallway has arched doorways, with a white and clear grand piano sitting at the base of the grand stairwell 

There are 12 bedrooms at the property, including this double bedroom with a pink ceiling and a separate seating area

There are 12 bedrooms at the property, including this double bedroom with a pink ceiling and a separate seating area

The maze in the garden has a large and complex design - with the hedges low enough to see over the edges to help find the route

The maze in the garden has a large and complex design – with the hedges low enough to see over the edges to help find the route

The sale of the property - which is four miles from Windsor - is being handled by Rokstone Estate Agents

The sale of the property – which is four miles from Windsor – is being handled by Rokstone Estate Agents 

The average price of a property in Berkshire’s Windsor And Maidenhead is £676,142, according to property website Zoopla.

It is more than double for the country at as whole, where average values stand at £326,176. 

In turn, the £32million asking price for Bishopgate House is one hundred times the national average.

Daniel Copley, of Zoopla, said: ‘This lavish property would make the perfect home for a buyer that’s looking for a spacious and luxurious home that’s still within a commutable distance of London. 

‘Not only does the property benefit from grounds with private access into Windsor Great Park and excellent equestrian facilities, but there’s also an indoor swimming pool, tennis court and helicopter pad.’ 

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