Over Harefield Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3
An elegant and imposing detached period home, set in glorious gardens and grounds, extending to approximately 2.3 acres.
Four first floor bedrooms (the master with an en suite shower room) Family bathroom Drawing room Dining room Kitchen; Family / Breakfast room Utility room Entrance lobby; Reception hall; Downstairs cloakroom Garage/stable block with rooms above Four stables; Tack room; Numerous outbuildings Formal gardens; Vegetable garden; Orchard; Paddock The Property This glorious Victorian home dates back to 1900 and includes a wealth of period features, including high beamed ceilings and grand open fireplaces.
A beautiful arched front door leads into the entrance lobby, beyond which is a grand reception hallway with a sitting area, the focal point of which is an impressive open fireplace. A door leads out to the rear courtyard and there are doors to all reception rooms and the downstairs cloakroom. A double aspect breakfast room leads in turn to the kitchen which is again double aspect and fitted with a range of white gloss floor and wall mounted cupboards and a peninsular unit. There is a door to the outside and to a lobby area with a large walk-in larder and access to the utility room with ample space for laundry equipment, a door to the outside and a Butlers sink. The two principle reception rooms include a large elegant double aspect dining room with a bay window to the side and a heavily beamed ceiling. A handsome drawing room features triple aspect windows with glorious views over the gardens and grounds and a stone Minster style fireplace. From the reception hallway, a majestic staircase rises to the first floor, passing an impressive bay window overlooking the gardens. A galleried landing leads to four spacious double bedrooms, including the master with an en suite shower room. Also off the landing is a family bathroom with bath, separate shower, pedestal wash basin and low level wc.
Outside A carriage driveway leads to the stable block, designed originally for horse drawn carriage with rooms above and stabling behind. There are four stables in total and a tack room as well as a summer house and greenhouse.
The glorious grounds extend to approximately 2.3 acres and comprise formal gardens, an orchard, vegetable garden and a paddock of approximately 1.2 acres.
EPC Rating: G
Location The property is located in a leafy country lane. Rickmansworth Station provides a frequent Metropolitan Line service to Baker Street and The City and the Chiltern Turbo a fast main line service to Marylebone. Rickmansworth offers an eclectic mix of the old and new plus an excellent selection of restaurants and public houses. The town offers a comprehensive shopping centre with the food halls of Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Tesco. There is a selection of schools, both private and state within the area. The M25 can be accessed at Junctions 17 and 18, with links to the motorway network and major airports.
Rickmansworth Station 2.2 miles Moor Park 3.4 miles Northwood 3.5 miles Heathrow Airport 16.2 miles