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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Roxborough Park Harrow on the Hill


Property Description

Key features

  • Shops and amenities nearby
  • Guest cloakroom
  • En suite
  • Close to public transport
  • Garden
  • Driveway

Full description

A fabulous "Locally Listed" Edwardian detached house, built in 1906 and standing proudly upon an exceptionally private plot just below St Mary's Church at the summit of Harrow on the Hill, from where panoramic views can be enjoyed. The impressive and well proportioned accommodation remains in its original form with 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 4 reception rooms and retains all the wonderful architectural details of the period. These include fireplaces throughout with a splendid "Inglenook" to the main reception room, plus the majority of original doors, windows, timber flooring, architraves, decorative cornicing, plate rails and other details including the servants call box. Moving outside, well-stocked and mature gardens surround the property on all sides to provide a high degree of privacy, whilst the gated driveway provides ample parking and a detached garage.

Additionally the property has many bright double aspect rooms and highly individual features which include split-level hallway and landing areas, a morning room with gas-fuelled "AGA", an abundance of useful storage spaces and gas central heating to radiators.

This is a unique oportunity to acquire a period property in a prime location with the historic High Street and St Mary's Church just moments away, yet with Harrow on the Hill Metropolitan and Main Line station also within walking distance for a fast commute to London. Excellent private, church and state schools in the locality contribute to making this a highly desirable location from which to enjoy family life and the Hill offers a wonderful lifestyle opportunity with upmarkets bars and restaurants nearby plus the convenience of covered shopping precincts, numerous supermarkets and many leisure facilities in the local area.

An impressive split-level entrance with oak herringbone flooring, panelled walls, plate rails and a full-height window to the front plus a large understair coats storage cupboard.

With steps up to high-flush W.C., washstand with hand basin, quarry tiled floor.

19'7" (5.97m) x 16'4" (4.98m) maximum dimensions. Original panelled Inglenook fireplace to one end with open hearth and brass canopy over, bay window overlooking gardens, decorative cornice, plate rail.

16'5" (5.0m) x 16'4" (4.98m) into bay. A double aspect room overlooking gardens, brick fireplace with painted surround, decorative cornice, picture rail.

16'4" (4.98m) x 14'1" (4.29m) maximum dimensions. A double aspect room with gas-fuelled "AGA" to chimney with timber mantle over, deep built-in storage/airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, original servants call box, oak herringbone flooring, doors to boiler room and kitchen.

12' (3.66m) x 11'1" (3.38m). Fireplace with painted surround, part-glazed door to covered terrace, oak herringbone flooring, fitted wall-shelving, decorative cornice.

9'10" (3.3m) x 5' (1.52m). Butler sink, original wall-mounted dresser, oak herringbone flooring, plumbing for washing machine.

8'7" (2.62m) x 8'5" (2.57m). Base and wall cupboards, single drainer sink unit, gas cooker point, built-in shelved cupboard, plumbing for dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, door to:-

Quarry tiled floor, built-in larder cupboard, access to large store room (originally the coal store), door to outside.

Wall-mounted "Keston" gas boiler, quarry tiled floor, gas meter, door to outside.

A split-level Landing with tall window to front, access to insulated loft space, cornice, picture rail, deep storage/linen cupboard.

16'5" (5.0m) x 14' (4.27m). A double aspect room with a far-reaching view across the gardens and Church Fields to the surrounding area, tiled fireplace with painted surround, cornice, picture rail, fitted wardrobe, door to:-

12'2" (3.71m) x 6'4" (1.93m). A "Jack & Jill" arrangement accessed from both bedroom and landing. White suite comprising: Panelled bath with capstan mixer tap & shower handset, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush W.C., part-tiled walls, double glazed window.

16'10" (5.13m) X 14' (4.27m). A double aspect room also with far-reaching views, tiled fireplace with painted surround, cornice, picture rail, fitted wardrobe.

12'2" (3.71m) x 10'5" (3.18m). Fireplace with painted surround, cornice, picture rail, view over garden to side.

13'4" (4.06m) x 10'4" (3.15m), narrowing to 8'9" (2.67m). Cast iron fireplace, fitted cupboard, picture rail.

9'9" (2.97m) x 9'7" (2.92m). Fitted cupboard, cornice, picture rail.

With suite comprising: Panelled cast iron bath with capstan mixer tap & shower handset, wash hand basin.

High flush W.C.

17'6" (5.33m) x 9'5" (2.87m). Up & over door, personal door to rear, electric power & light. Approached via gated gravelled driveway providing ample parking.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property and surround it to all sides with mature hedges and specimen trees providing a high degree of privacy. They are well-stocked and beautifully maintained with two main areas of lawn and numerous flower and shrub beds and borders, gravel pathways, timber shed, greenhouse, covered terrace, outside tap and back yard area.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 May 2012


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