Rickmansworth Road, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5SG | Property for sale | Savills
12,495 sq ft(1,160.82 sq m)
Guide price £2,650,000

Rickmansworth RoadChorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5SG

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in April 2024
  • Separate Lodge building
  • In need to complete refurbishment and modernisation
  • Mature secluded plot about 3.5 acres
  • Approx 10,000 sq ft accommodation to main house
  • Swimming pool

A substantial Grade II listed Country House set on the edge of Chorleywood Common on a mature and secluded plot of about 3.5 acres in need of modernization and refurbishment.

About this property

  • The Court is a substantial Grade II listed country house set on the edge of Chorleywood Common on a mature and secluded plot of about 3.5 acres. The property also features a separate detached arched lodge building at the entrance to its large front courtyard that is currently arranged as two separate

    The Court is one of the most iconic properties in the area and was commissioned by the renowned actor Sir George Alexander and completed in 1912. The property has been within the same family ownership since 1967 and is now offered to the market with no onward chain.

    The property is in need of considerable refurbishment throughout and this is reflected in the guide price.

    The accommodation in the house extends to about 9,890 sq. ft. and briefly comprises:

    Ground floor with reception hall and secondary entrance hall with two separate staircases to the first floor, five reception rooms, cloakroom, kitchen with flower room and laundry room. Cellar.

    First floor with a large principal bedroom suite with large dressing room and en suite bathroom, enjoying views overlooking the garden, seven further bedrooms, dressing room/study and two bathrooms.

    Staircase to a tall full width loft space.

    Gardens and grounds
    The Lodge is currently split into two, each flat with its own private entrance and comprises:

    West Lodge - Living room, kitchen on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. It also has its own private garden.

    East Lodge – Double garage on the ground floor with storage area. Sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

    The mature and secluded gardens extend to about 3.5 acres and backs, south westwards, onto Chorleywood Common. There is a large detached summer house/folly, a tiled swimming pool (in need of restoring) and various storage sheds.

    There is ample parking both to the front courtyard and a separate area accessed by the secondary driveway entrance, to the left of The Lodge.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

One of the most iconic and substantial homes in the area in need of extensive refurbishment and updating.

Sue TrybusProperty agent

Local information

  • The centre of Chorleywood, with its wide range of local shops and Metropolitan /Chiltern Line London Underground station, is just over a mile away and Rickmansworth is approximately 2.4 miles distant.
  • Junction 18 of the M25 is approximately half a mile away and Heathrow is approximately 16 miles away.
  • The area is well served by a wide choice of excellent private and state schools, with the Royal Masonic, St Clement Danes, Merchant Taylors, Dr Challoners, York House Prep and Watford Grammar, all being close by.

Additional information

  • Rickmansworth approximately 2.4 mile, M25 (J18) approximately 0.5 miles, Chorleywood station approximately 1
  • mile (London Marylebone approximately 28 minutes), Amersham approximately 5.3 miles, Heathrow Airport approximately16 miles, Central London approximately24 miles.
  • Council Tax Band = H
  • Directions: From the M25 exit at J18 and take the A404 westbound signposted towards Amersham. At the traffic lights, proceed straight over and then turn immediately left, under the arch of The Lodge, into the courtyard at the front of The Court.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H