Savills | Nightingale Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 7BU | Property for sale
284.28 sq m(3,060 sq ft)
Guide price £1,850,000

Nightingale RoadRickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 7BU


    Key features

    • A gracious Edwardian Home in the Conservation Area
    • Detached Coach House in the gardens
    • Immense character throughout
    • Walled sunny garden
    • Three bedroom suites and two further bedrooms
    • Three reception rooms
    • Kitchen plus generous utility with walk-in larder

    A splendid six bedroom Edwardian home in the Conservation Area.

    About this property

    • Eden Lodge is a splendid double-fronted Edwardian house offering exceptional well-proportioned accommodation over four floors and boasts many wonderful character features including stained glass windows, solid wood doors with original door furniture to the ground floor, sash windows, ornate cornicing to principal receptions and solid wood flooring to the hall, dining room and drawing room. A light airy orangery opens onto a walled garden and also features a detached Coach House.

      Eden Lodge is approached through an attractive open entrance porch with tiled steps to the front door with feature stained glass windows that open into the hallway which in turn leads to the principal reception rooms. The main rooms have fabulous high ceilings and tall sash windows allowing natural light to flood in. The drawing room to the front has a period fireplace with oak mantle and marble tiles with doors out to the elegant Orangery with a lovely open aspect over the garden and featuring under floor heating and bi-fold doors to the terrace. The generous dining room features an attractive 1920s style fireplace too. The utility room, adjacent to the kitchen, features a lantern roof in keeping with the style of the house and providing much natural light. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and floor units by Alno and there is a good sized moveable island with storage beneath. All have granite work tops and there are granite upstands too. Appliances include a Rangemaster cooker with extractor above, coffee machine, dishwasher and as you move through the kitchen to the utility area there is a range of further cupboards, fridge/freezer and a walk-in pantry with a useful granite shelf. The utility area has a butler sink and space for both washing machine and dryer. Off the hall is the cloakroom with a striking stained glass door and there is further storage. There are steps down to an extensive cellar which features a separate wine cellar with racking and a tiled floor. There is a good boot storage area and large racked dry storage area with chest freezer.

      Stairs rise to the first floor where there is a half landing and the splendid Art Deco style family bathroom with stunning black and white tiling and a mirrored bath and walk-in shower. The principal bedroom features a deep bay window and an excellent range of built-in wardrobes plus a fully tiled en suite bathroom with under floor heating and a rain dance shower. There are three further bedrooms on this floor, all with built-in wardrobes and the third is currently used as a study and has bespoke built-in furniture.

      The staircase then rises to the second floor where there are two fine bedrooms with views to the rear and both have built-in storage and superb en suite shower rooms which feature Hans Grohe fitments and rain head showers. There is a large heated linen cupboard on the top floor.

      Outside
      Eden Lodge is approached over a pretty brick pathway bordered by lawn and attractive stocked borders. There is parking in front of the double garage with a roll up door with an upper level with generous boarded storage.

      The walled rear garden is an undoubted feature of this stunning home and provides peace and tranquility throughout the day with various sitting areas including a summerhouse. The garden features a rockery and fish pond plus well-stocked attractive flower and shrub borders and a beautiful pergola offering some shade during the day.

      Another highlight is the detached Coach House with solid wood flooring, french doors to the south aspect and is served by gas, water and electricity. This substantive space could double up as an office or gym and has a second floor with a sauna and shower. There is also a potting shed to the rear of the Coach House.

      NB: Photographs taken in 2019.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Iconic home in an unrivalled location with fantastic space and the bonus of a Coach House in the garden. Viewing recommended!

    Sue TrybusProperty agent

    Local information

    • This elegant house is situated in a prominent position in the Conservation Area and is a substantial character home with a walled garden.
    • It is very close to Rickmansworth Station and the town centre (approximately a third of a mile).
    • Rickmansworth is a busy commuter town combining an eclectic mix of old and new plus an excellent selection of restaurants, cafés together with a variety of shops including Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco.
    • Rickmansworth Station provides a fast and frequent service via the Metropolitan Line to Baker Street and the City plus the Chiltern Turbo to Marylebone.
    • Access to the M25 is at Junctions 17 or 18 with links to the M4, M40 and M1 plus Heathrow and Luton Airport.
    • There is a selection of schools both state and private within the locality.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Rickmansworth Station proceed along the Chorleywood Road (A404) in the direction of Chorleywood and take your first turning on your left into Nightingale Road and Eden Lodge, 67 Nightingale Road can be found on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = D
    • Tenure = Freehold