A charming and substantial period family home on a level plot of about 0.45 acres, situated in a most convenient location approximately 0.3 miles from Northwood Station and town centre. The property comprises over 5000 sq ft, with a multitude of lovely period features including high ceilings, feature fireplaces and decorative dado.
The house is approached via a storm porch that leads in turn to a lobby and an extremely spacious entrance hallway that is flooded with natural light, with windows to the front and to the rear. The formal dining room has views onto the rear garden and leads to the spacious sitting room, complete with feature fireplace and bay window. On the opposite side of the hallway is a spacious kitchen/family room in a contemporary style with island unit. The kitchen leads to a useful utility room with sink and external access from the front and to the rear. There is a gardeners toilet accessed from the garden adjoining the utility room.
Towards the rear of the property is a cinema room and an extremely impressive drawing room that is currently used as a gym and leisure area, in excess of 27 ft and with access a further room that could be used as a ground floor study or simply as a large storage cupboard. Double doors from the drawing room lead into the garden. The ground floor is complete with a guest WC, a conservatory that has been converted to an indoor putting green, and a lengthy garage.
To the first floor a bright and spacious landing provides access to the four bedrooms and a Jack and Jill family bathroom. Bedroom one and two both have access to bathrooms and bedrooms three and four both have built in wardrobes. Bedroom three also has access to under eaves storage.
The second floor comprises bedrooms five, six and seven and a further family bathroom. Bedroom five has an en-suite bathroom and bedroom seven has direct access to a home office.
The house is well set back from the road behind a landscaped garden with low box hedge bordered flower and shrub beds and is approached by a sweeping carriage driveway.
The substantial rear garden has three areas, a flagstone paved patio abutting the house, a formal lawn and a sylvan bbq and seating area under trees to the rear.
London is just 16 miles (approx.) and is reached by rail from Northwood Metropolitan Line underground railway station. Watford (4 miles approx.) and Harrow (6 miles approx.) are both accessible by road and offer multiple shopping centres.
Northwood provides a wide range of shops with multiple stores including Waitrose, Boots and Costa Coffee. There is an interesting selection of quality restaurants serving multi-cultural cuisine and several coffee/snack bars.
Sports and fitness enthusiasts are well catered for with clubs for Golf, Tennis, Football, Cricket and extensive facilities within the David Lloyd Sports and Social Club.
There is a good choice of schools in the area both state and private including: St Helen’s and Northwood College for girls, St Martin’s, St John’s and Merchant Taylors’ for boys.
Square Footage: 4,765 sq ft