THAILAND EXCLUSIVE: An award-winning modern country home, about 30 miles west of London, comes with an exclusive neighbour.
Living close to Harford Manor in Holyport, close to Windsor in the county of Berkshire, is successful Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the owner of both King Power Duty Free and Leicester City Football Club.
The exclusive property that is now looking for ultra-high-net-worth owners, is a new, award-winning and visionary style modern country house. It is set in a 40-acre estate of prime polo territory outside Windsor, Berkshire.
With views towards Windsor Castle, this remarkable and artistic property is spread over 23,000 sq ft with exceptional living and entertaining space.
Harford Manor is one of the most interesting and arguably desirable prime country houses currently on the market in the U.K. right now.
It was awarded Best Architecture Single Residence South East England in the International Property Awards in 2015 -2016.
Harford Manor has six large bedrooms, each with en-suite marble bathrooms complete with hot tubs.
There is a home office with panoramic views over the estate, a library and vast dining and entertaining space plus two kitchens.
Leisure facilities include a spa with Jacuzzi, sauna, 12-metre indoor pool, gym, an entertainment room with a pool table, a state-of-the art entertainment room plus a 1,000-bottle wine cellar.
Within the main house there is self-contained three-bedroom staff accommodation with its own entrance, and the flexibility to extend it into further staff bedrooms as needed.
External areas include full equestrian facilities and Current stabling is for 10 horses, however, there is capacity to extend this to 25 boxes. There is also an outdoor polo arena and a canter track around the polo arena.
Next to the main house there is a garage for eight cars and behind it, slightly further away, is a private helicopter landing area.
Several Michelin-starred restaurants can be found in nearby Bray, while Berkshire’s villages have masses of character and old-world charm that the county is famous for.
Several equestrian polo grounds and racetracks are close by and the area is ideal for training competition horses of all types.
There is a choice of excellent schools in the area including Eton College, St Mary’s and St George’s in Ascot and Papplewick. Holyport College, a free school sponsored by Eton College that opened in 2014.
Harford Manor is not only visually modern – state-of-the-art technology has been used to deliver an ultimate modern home.
The house embraces sustainable design where possible, with its own environmental ground energy source providing heating and cooling, including to the swimming pool.
A whole-house audio-visual system, with provision for ceiling speakers throughout and flexibility to upgrade to owner’s specification.
There is high-speed, fibre optic Internet, with a PABX phone system.
Harford Manor is on the market for £30 million (THB 1.32 billion).
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