Take a property tour: Ascot

As Royal Ascot gets underway, we take a property tour of the surrounding area.
Royal Ascot racecourse
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The Queen arrives with the Duke of Edinburgh during day one of the 2012 Royal Ascot meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

Ascot, the small Berkshire town with a big profile, is firmly in the spotlight this week as its world-famous racecourse, decked out Jubilee bunting, welcomes the Queen as the Diamond Jubilee celebrations continue. Thousands of racegoers will be enjoying this prestigious annual event that has long been at the top of the social calendar.
 
Just an hour from London by train, this commuter hot spot also has plenty to offer its residents all year round - acres of open parkland, excellent schools and a bustling high street with independent shops and thriving cafés.

Our property tour takes in the town's millionaire mansions, charming Victorian cottages and new-build apartments aimed at first-time buyers.

two-bedroom flat in London Road within a conversion, with French doors leading out from the living room to a decked patio. There are two parking spaces and a separate side entrance to the property, which is half a mile from Ascot High Street.

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