A new edition to our books and set in 11.5 acres of National Trust woodland in Berkshire, this private country mansion is made purely from Bath stone. The entrance to this remarkable home showcases a beautiful stone water fountain, surrounded by splendid, symmetrical topiary. Boasting 7 bedrooms, 5 paddocks, an equestrian menage/ stables and a newly renovated and heated outdoor swimming pool, this incredible location will be perfect for the majority of your shooting needs.
Bathstone’s interiors are an eclectic mix of high-end Italian design with dramatic British quirkiness, fitting a Grand Millennium interior style. Colours found throughout the decor and furnishings include pale and warm neutrals, blacks, blues and a deep turquoise hue.
The property sets its standards from the moment of arrival; walking through the entrance hall, clients will find themselves fully immersed in the marble-coated space, featuring incredibly high ceilings and marvellous stone pillars. Tall windows allow the hall to be lit with plenty of natural light, adding brightness to this already-gleaming space.
The main living room features two seating areas, drinks cabinets and plenty more natural light, flooding through the french doors. Similarly to the rest of the interior, there is a blend of modern, contemporary and traditional themes, in terms of colour palettes, decor and layout. The room presents a large, eye-catching, button-studded sofa, sproused with a mix of textured scatter cushions. Directly opposite is a magnificent stone fireplace in full working order. The fireplace is pale and contrasts with the black, panelled walls and dark abstract art.
Clients will be impressed with the standout dining room; the bottom half of the walls are kept in the consistent black panelling, contrasting with a black and white floral wallpaper above. Brightening up this monochrome space, two heavily-beaded chandeliers hang low over a light wooden dining table and cream upholstered chairs, spread across a sombre wooden floor. Mirrors are also fitted to parts of the walls to give a spacious impression to the room. Another working fireplace can be found in the dining area, its mantle decorated with vintage-style candlesticks and blooming white flowers.
A huge, green central island is the main attraction of Bathstone’s kitchen, delivering an abundance of working space and proving highly useful for shoots. Two glass-caged lighting fixtures hang over each end, adding more light and visual texture to the space. Adjacent to the island is a modern marble dining table with vintage-styled and rattan chairs, offering plenty of space for guests. The dining area is found conveniently by a curved wall of tall glass windows, giving clients a wonderful view of the outdoor pool and lounge area.
In the garden, clients will discover a sleek stone patio, set across the width of the house. Multiple seating areas make it a perfect spot for outside dining, while making a great space for many creative possibilities. Sitting closer to the house and across wooden decking, a collection of modern outdoor couches sit tightly around a modern fire pit.
The master ensuite showcases a king-sized bed with a high, unique headboard, bestowing a regal feel to the room. The bed is placed against an outstanding, gold-painted feature wall with artistic detailing. Themes of black, gold and cream are prevalent across storage units, lighting and decor. At the foot of the bed, clients can find a fantastic freestanding bathtub, surrounded by potted plants and white-painted French doors. Via the doors and adding to the opulence, a wide balcony is directly accessible opposite, offering incredible views of the surrounding grounds and woodland.
This fresh and distinctive home is undoubtedly a strong addition to our great portfolio of locations. Could Bathstone be the perfect property for your upcoming shoot? Get in touch today to find out more.