This luxurious penthouse apartment in Charters Estate comes with an unrivalled level of security and service, set amidst 24 acres of beautifully manicured grounds. Within easy reach of London and Heathrow, Charters offers a unique lifestyle for discerning residents.
Apartment 16 offers a clever balance of space for everyday living and formal entertaining, all of which exploits the abundance of light and views of the grounds.
Set over two floors, both accessible by lift, the penthouse apartment extends to 3214 square feet / 298 square metres.
The entrance is suitably grand with walnut woodwork, polished steel/chrome, feature lighting leading in to a large Carrera marble floored hallway. To one side is the kitchen, dining and living area, the hub of the home. This partially open plan kitchen, living, dining area features wrap-around windows.
The kitchen is custom fitted with Bulthaup kitchen units and Miele and Gaggenau integrated appliances, the dining area opens on to a balcony while the living area has a feature fireplace for cooler nights.
At the far end of the first floor are two double bedrooms. The main suite includes a walk in wardrobe, beautifully handcrafted in walnut. This room is dual aspect, with the trademark wrap-around windows overlooking mature trees and garden. The en-suite bathroom includes a large shower and bath with a fitted TV because, why not?!
Bedroom two also includes an en-suite shower room. Finishing off the first floor is a utility room, w.c. and hallway cupboard.
The spectacular sun room spans one side of the second floor with wall-to-wall glass opening onto terraces both sides with views of the grounds and a hot tub. The sun room includes a large bar with a fully equipped kitchen, ideal for entertaining.
There is private lift access to this floor, leaving you free to entertain guests while the Concierge escorts new arrivals directly to the sun room.
This is the perfect room for parties, formal events and movie nights. Or perhaps a quiet cocktail at the end of the day in the hot tub.
The other side of the top floor holds bedroom 3, currently used as a study with a balcony and en-suite shower room. The landing area has a reading gallery with fitted shelving units and book cases and views over the terrace and grounds.
The architects of Charters have achieved a rare blend of luxury and grandeur with comfortable functionality much valued by the distinguished residents.
Crestron home automation technology forms the basis for the in-apartment technology, including:
Crestron interfaces with a wide range of technology from other suppliers if required, such as Sonos.
Cat 5 cabling is installed throughout the apartments.
Amidst 24 acres of beautifully manicured grounds sits Charters Estate, offering the rare combination of peace and tranquillity with the highest standard of privacy and security.
Discretely located between Sunningdale and Sunninghill, Charters is within easy reach of London, Heathrow airport and the M25, M3 and M4 motorways. Closer to home, this area is renowned for superb restaurants, shops and world class recreational facilities including Wentworth Golf Club, Ascot race-course and Guards Polo Club.
For lazy days at home, Charters has private leisure facilities available to residents, and a Concierge service capable of organising most anything you may desire.
Charters has a rich history dating from the Art Deco era and the renovation to create the apartments and the new Garden House and Court blocks has stayed true to that. Indeed, the original architect of the listed building consulted with the developers on the building and renovation works.
Commissioned by Frank Parkinson in the late 1930s, the centrepiece of Charters Estate followed the Art Deco principle of ‘purposeful living’ and incorporated state of the art technology and finishes, some of which remain today.
Upon completion, Country Life lauded Charters as “One of the last great country houses to be built in Britain” and the “Blueprint for future country-house living”. Confirming its social status, Charters went on to play host to Sir Winston Churchill and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, post abdication.
In the early 2000s Charters underwent a significant renovation to create the apartments and lifestyle we see today.
The grounds and apartments pay homage to the Art Deco era. The original garden columns, now Grade II listed remain, while the new building interiors are finished with polished steel and illuminated etched glass. Charters remains a great country estate to be enjoyed at the highest of today’s standards.
Privacy & Security
Charters is a high security estate. Cameras around the perimeter are monitored by 24-hour on-site security and only the Concierge can admit guests who are in turn escorted to their hosts’ apartment.
This is a home for people to relax from the stresses and attentions of the outside world.
Further details on security measures can be provided on request.
Charters Estate really caught my eye, it has everything I was looking for and there’s nothing else like it. As soon as I visited the estate I knew I wanted to live here and offered on the apartment on the spot.
I travel frequently and I’m active in the local equestrian community so this is the ideal spot – I can reach Heathrow and everything I need for sports and socially within 15 minutes. Trips into London are less than an hour. It’s great for visiting friends too, Charters is very easy to reach and has the wow factor, my friends love it here as much as I do.
I spend most of my time in the sun room; it’s perfect for entertaining and I love the terraces, they’re huge with great views. With the doors open there’s a lovely breeze and in winter it’s really warm and cosy. The whole apartment is wonderfully light, even on cloudy days.
The Concierge service is fantastic, they make life very easy for me when I’m in residence, and when I’m away it’s great knowing I have someone watching the place for me. The security element was really important to me. It’s just one less thing to worry about and that’s Charters really, worry free living in a stunning environment with fantastic facilities.
I really hope whoever moves in enjoys the estate as much as I do.
Sunninghill in Berkshire is a quiet, sought after village popular with discerning residents who value discretion.
With Wentworth Golf Club, Guards Polo Club and Ascot Racecourse all within 3 miles, Sunninghill offers year round activities on the doorstep. Noteworthy dining and social spots include Coworth Park Hotel, Bluebells and Pazzia. Twenty minutes away is the village of Bray with The Fat Duck, The Waterside Inn, The Crown and Hinds Head Michelin starred restaurants.
For shopping, Sunninghill is a pretty, friendly village a short walk from Charters with a few independently owned shops, hairdressers and restaurants. Sunningdale is a mile away with boutiques, tailors, interior designers, cafes, a butcher and a Waitrose. Sunningdale also has a mainline train station, or if you prefer, a Rolls Royce dealership. For something a little sportier, nearby you’ll find a Maserati and Ferrari showroom, also in an Art Deco design and a McLaren showroom.
There are three garden centres nearby where you will variously find Bevans, voted the UKs best butcher, a Lakeland concession and other select brands.
Windsor Great Park is nearby, the 4500 acre park stretching to Windsor Castle. Within the park you’ll find Savill Garden, Virginia Water Lake and on the far side, The Long Walk. Windsor Great Park is ideal for beautiful English countryside walks, whatever the season.
Charters is popular with international buyers who value the internationally renowned schools nearby including The Sunningdale School with its impressive track record of securing places at Eton and Harrow. Papplewick, ACS International School and the Marist School are all on the doorstep.
A30: 0.7 miles
M3: 3.5 miles
M25: 6 miles
M4: 10 miles
Sunningdale train station: 1 mile. Every 30 minutes – 51 minutes direct to Waterloo
London Heathrow: 10 miles
EPC Rating: C
Council Tax Band: H
Authority: Windsor & Maidenhead Council
Tenure : Share of Freehold
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