Tolpits Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 9QG | Property for sale | Savills
1,527 sq ft(141.86 sq m)
Guide price £1,300,000(€1,536,800)

Tolpits LaneWatford, Hertfordshire, WD18 9QG

    Key features

    • No upper chain
    • Brimming with character and original lattice windows
    • Idyllic views over the River Colne
    • Two reception rooms
    • Three bedrooms
    • Gardens with log cabin and workshop
    • Ample parking

    Character Grade II listed cottage in a private waterside setting

    About this property

    • This beautiful character home opens up into a reception hall with quarry tiled flooring. There is a wealth of lovely period features throughout with beamed ceilings, oak flooring to the sitting room, shutters to windows and period radiators. The pretty double aspect sitting room has a beautiful Inglenook fireplace with wood burner and stone hearth and has views across the garden. The study is a great place to work from home and features a part vaulted beamed ceiling and doors out to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is a great room with an excellent range of floor units and integrated appliances including an Aga, dishwasher and there is space for a fridge/freezer and has space for a large dining table together with fabulous views out over the rear garden. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room with an excellent range of built-in cupboards and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. A door leads through to a wet room and WC.

      Stairs rise to the first floor landing with feature beamed walls and ceiling. There is access to the loft space too. The principal double aspect bedroom has a stunning beamed wall and vaulted ceiling with views over the garden and river. Two further bedrooms also feature vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, with bedroom two featuring an original cast iron fireplace. The family bathroom has a modern suite with clawfoot bath, vanity unit and WC.

      Little Tolpits Cottage is approached through a gated driveway providing a good deal of privacy and a large shingled driveway with parking for several cars. This lovely setting fronting the River Colne is truly a fantastic rural setting on the fringes of Rickmansworth and Watford. The rear garden is a wonderful setting to this beautiful character home having a large area of lawn leading down to a wide river bank frontage with woodland either side. Within the grounds is a vegetable garden and a meandering path down to the waters edge. There is also a log cabin in the grounds and a timber workshop.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Once in and behind the gates you feel like you are in your own little oasis - overlooking the water and seeing wildlife!

    Sue TrybusProperty agent

    Local information

    • Positioned just off Tolpits Lane, this charming cottage is within easy reach of Rickmansworth town centre, providing comprehensive shopping facilities and Met/BR station, whilst the M25 is reached via a short car journey to Junction 17/18.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Rickmansworth Station roundabout take the first exit, proceed underneath the railway bridge. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, proceed along Riverside Drive and at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit and go over the canal. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit into Moor Lane. Follow the road along, go underneath the railway bridge and follow the road for approximately half a mile and then the house can be found on the right behind gates.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F