6 bedroom detached house for saleSandy Lane, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6
- 4 receptions
- kitchen/breakfast room
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- cloakroom & night cloakroom
- established garden of over 1 acre
- EPC Rating = F
An exceptional family house of style and character, tastefully presented and modernised set within a commanding prestigious location.
Sandy Lane is an exclusive location set on rising ground on the outskirts of Northwood. The area comprises a number of individual detached houses set within generous established gardens. The town centre of Northwood is approximately one and a half miles, London is just 16 miles and is reached by rail from Northwood Metropolitan Line railway station (Baker Street 35 minutes) and by road the M40 at Uxbridge (5 miles). Watford (4 miles), and Harrow (6 miles) are both accessible by road and offer multiple shopping centres. The M25 (junction 18 at Chorleywood) is only 4 miles and provides fast access to the M1, M40 and M4 motorways and the airports at Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted. Northwood provides a wide range of shops with multiple stores including Waitrose and Boots. 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 Esporta Sports and Social Club in Ducks Hill Road, just half a mile.
Schooling in the area is excellent with a choice of private and state schools including St Helens and Northwood College for girls, and St Martin, St John's and Merchant Taylors for boys.
The Gate House is in our opinion one fo the finest houses in Northwood. The property has most impressive elevations and is set within colourful, well tended established gardens extending to about one acre. Within recent years the house has been the subject of a major programme of improvement and now offers a most attractive blend of character accommodation with contemporary features.
There is an elegant reception hall with marble flooring and a staircase to the first floor, a superb refitted kitchen/breakfast room with high quality units, designed and fitted by Mark Wilkinson, an impressive 34' 8" drawing room, original Limestone Kapper fireplace with gas-fired stone hearth and garden views, a 29' dining room with limed oak furniture designed and installed by Mark Wilkinson, an elegant library with custom made walnut furniture, and an original Limestone Knapper fireplace with gas-fired stone hearth, a gym/playroom,and a spacious cellar with a huge amount of storage space throughout.
The master bedroom is an elegant and private space and has the benefit of a 21' x 17' dressing room, 25'10' study, and a luxury ensuite bathroom, there are five refitted bath/shower rooms, and extensively fitted oak floorboards to the first floor.
The top floor provides two further bedrooms with a central family room and shower room. This would make an excellent staff/au-pair or teenage suite.
The first two floors are Cat-5 cabled throughout (Crestron Control system installed).
All rooms have low voltage sockets for free standing lighting as required.
The mature English rear garden is spectacular in all seasons with lavender, magnolia, sycamore, rhododendron and ash, as well as some very rare trees, shrubs, wild flowers, a pond and small orchard, also a wonderful unique architect-designed treehouse.
There are far reaching views from the rear to the south & west over surrounding countryside towards London.
Square Footage: 6,340 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres
From Northwood railway station proceed towards Pinner along Green Lane. At the mini-roundabout turn left into Watford Road, continue to the top of the hill then turn right into Sandy Lane. Proceed up the road to the end and the Gate House will be found on your right hand side.
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