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Russells House, Greenbank Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17








1,470 sq ft

137 sq m

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Key features

  • Two bedroom duplex floor apartment
  • Set in a Georgian mansion in about three acres
  • Many period features
  • Huge lounge/dining room
  • Two bathrooms
  • EPC Rating = D


Stunning two bedroom Georgian apartment over two floors in wonderful mature grounds.


Grade II listed Russells House was originally built for the Dowager Countess of Earl of Essex. This elegant apartment forms a major part of the original 1714 Georgian period building. The house was built adjacent to Cassiobury Park, the seat of the Earl of Essex. Many notable people have lived at Russells House over the centuries including General Colville who served at the Battle of Waterloo, Maharajah of the Indian Estate of Baroda and the Mayor of London.

As an ideal lock up and leave, the property is tucked away in the fountain courtyard of this prestigious development in Nascot Wood. Rarely can you find such a special home of immense character and style offering about 1,500 sq ft of stylish accommodation. The property has many period features such as high ceilings and sash windows and needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated.

The private extensive communal gardens undoubtedly are a great setting to this stunning Georgian building and are mainly laid to lawn featuring several 300 year old Lebanese cedar trees. At the top of the driveway is the main courtyard with a parking area for residents and there are two parking spaces for this home with direct access to the private fountain courtyard at the front of the apartment.


The Grove Country Club set in about 300 acres with an award winning spa, championship golf course and multiple restaurants is approximately half a mile away.

There are numerous award winning restaurants and country pubs approximately 15 minutes’ drive and access to multiple scenic country walks.

London via train from Watford Junction is approximately 20 minutes to Euston and Watford (Metropolitan) line is directly connected to Baker Street underground.

Heathrow Airport is only approximately 20 minutes drive via the M25 at Junction 19.

Watford town centre offers comprehensive shopping facilities. Excellent choice of private and state schools is located within the area.

Square Footage: 1,470 sq ft
Leasehold with approximately 149 years remaining.


From junction 19 of the M25 take the A411 to Watford and proceed along Hempstead Road. Take the first turning on your left into Courtlands Drive and turn immediately left again into the Drive and follow the road round and turn right into Greenbank Road and continue along the road until there is a turning on the right into the private drive (located next to 12 Greenbank Road) for Russells House. Park in the visitors space in the turning circle and walk into the fountain courtyard where the property can be found.

Additional Info

Council Tax Band: G


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Russells House, Greenbank Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17


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  • Watford North Station1.5 miles
  • Watford Station1.7 miles
  • Watford Junction Station1.7 miles
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