Savills | Forest Drive, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9NG | Properties for sale
Excess of £800,000(€881,031)

Forest DriveWoodford Green, Essex, IG8 9NG

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Original period features throughout
  • Picturesque setting opposite protected ancient woodland
  • 0.6 miles from Highams Park overground station
  • 1.3 miles from South Woodford and 1.5 miles from Woodford Station (Central Line)
  • Off street parking and garage with the ability to knock through to the kitchen (STPP)
  • Five bedrooms, three containing feature fireplaces
  • Mature South West facing tiered garden with panoramic views
  • Potential to extend to the rear and the into the loft (STPP)

A characterful five bedroom semi-detached house occupying an enviable position opposite the forest benefitting from off street parking and a garage.

About this property

  • This superb five bedroom house dates back to 1928 and is located on one of Woodford Green/Highams Park's premier roads. The property offers a plethora of original period features throughout including five working fireplaces and original oak hardwood floors and offers a picturesque setting opposite ancient woodland that is protected.

    The house is accessed via a glazed porch which leads on to the entrance hall. Upon entry you're immediately greeted with period charm and character. Downstairs there are two reception rooms both with working fireplaces. The first reception room offers peaceful views over the forest and further benefits from original stained glass windows. The dining room contains double doors leading out to the garden and has the potential to knock through to the reception room creating a double reception room. The kitchen and downstairs w/c/utility area sit to the rear of the property overlooking the garden.

    Upstairs there are five bedrooms, three of which contain feature fireplaces as well as family bathroom that has recently been renovated. The loft is accessed from the large first floor landing and offers the potential to extend (STPP.)

    Externally, the property boasts panoramic views to the rear with picturesque sunsets. The mature garden is south facing and contains a patio area with steps descending to an area neatly laid to lawn with a pond, fruit trees and an abundance of roses.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

If you're looking for period character and charm then look no further. This property is a real gem and a rare find within Woodford.

Natalie MillsProperty agent

Local information

  • Forest Drive has the best of both worlds being opposite the forest and close to excellent transport links into The City. Highams Park station (overground) is 0.6 miles away and there are two central line stations within 2 miles (South Woodford and Woodford.) For the motorist the A406 and M11 are both within 2 miles.
  • Highams Park and Woodford both offer an excellent choice of local independent and boutique shops as well as cafes and restaurants. Of particular note in Highams Park is the organic grocery, and Halex restaurant as well as Waitrose being located within one mile.
  • Epping Forest is on your doorstep for those that enjoy the outdoor activities and there are also two leisure centres nearby, Chingford Leisure Centre (2.7 miles) and E4 Fitness (1mile.)
  • There are several well regarded schools nearby, both state and independent. Oakhill Primary School is 0.2 miles, St Aubyns is 0.4 miles, Woodford County High School is 0.5 miles and The Woodside Primary Academy is within 1 mile.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = E