Savills | Long Lane, Heronsgate, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5BT | Property for sale
3,473 sq ft(322.65 sq m)
Guide price £3,250,000

Long LaneHeronsgate, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 5BT


    Key features

    • Beautiful gardens and grounds
    • Accommodation of great charm and character
    • Six bedroom main and self contained annexe
    • Swimming pool and tennis court
    • Triple garage and stable

    A wonderful country home and separate annexe in about 3.7 acres.

    About this property

    • Oakhill is an outstanding country home that has been owned by the current family for 47 years and it is only the second time to the market in 150 years. With this unique provenance combined with its wonderful charm and stunning grounds of about 3.7 acres, Oakhill is indeed a truly special family home.

      This splendid home features well proportioned family space over two floors with the added bonus of a one bedroom annexe. As you walk into the house, the hallway really does set the scene for this home with a lovely double aspect dining room and a formal double aspect lounge overlooking the grounds. The cosy family room opens through to the elegant sun room with double doors out to the terrace with outstanding views across the mature parkland style setting of the gardens. The beautiful kitchen being fitted with an extensive range of hand crafted bespoke cabinetry with integrated appliances complemented by a central island with a fitted breakfast bar to enjoy pre dinner drinks or morning coffee.

      Off the kitchen is a very useful utility/boot room which has a door that leads out to a pretty courtyard. There is also a well appointed ground floor shower room.

      From the hallway, a staircase rises to the landing. The elegant main bedroom features built-in wardrobes and a cosy sitting area with fine views across the gardens. The guest room also enjoys views over the garden and also features a balcony to take in the vista. There are four further bedrooms on this floor, one of which is used as a study and also a modern family bathroom.

      Outside

      Oakhill is approached through a gated gravel carriage driveway which has triple garaging to one side with the bonus of an annexe ideal for visitors or extended family. The annexe has a fitted kitchen/breakfast room with stairs up to the sitting/bedroom plus a small landing ideal for some further storage and generous shower room. Adjacent to the annexe is a stable used for storage.

      Without a doubt the grounds provide a stunning setting for this wonderful handsome home and have been beautifully created to provide great entertaining space and leisure for all the family to enjoy with an all-weather tennis court and heated swimming pool plus pool house. The gardens have a south westerly aspect and the courtyard by the utility room enjoys a private tranquil setting. An attractive pathway leads onto to the extensive lawn, mature trees, shrubs and pond with a beautiful rockery and waterfall plus further lawn and the grounds meander round to the front of the house where there are a variety of fruit trees too. The grounds are about 3.72 acres in all and really are the star feature of this elegant country home.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A wonderful country home offering the best of everything in terms of location, character and space for the growing family.

    Sue TrybusProperty agent

    Local information

    • Oakhill is situated in the fringe of the historic Chartist village of Heronsgate which is a highly sought after location in the
    • Hertfordshire countryside. The house is approximately two miles from Chorleywood Station providing the Metropolitan Line to Baker Street and the City and the Chiltern Turbo to Marylebone in approximately 30 minutes. Access to the M25 is at Junction 17 with connections to the M40, M1, Heathrow and Luton Airport and central London. There is an excellent choice of schooling within the area and Chorleywood village centre provides excellent local shopping, restaurants and cafés. Chorleywood Common has lovely walks and bridle paths as well as a public golf course.

    Additional information

    • Directions: With Chorleywood Station on your left, continue along Station Road and follow the road left under the railway bridge. Continue up Shire Lane, follow the road to the left where it becomes Heronsgate Road and follow the road which narrows and becomes Long Lane at The Stag public house. Continue along the road and just before the turning for Little Hill, Oakhill will be found on the right.
    • EPC Rating = F