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4 acres, Hertfordshire, AL9, Hertfordshire
For Sale - Guide Price £8,250,000


  • 6 - 9 bedrooms
  • 6 - 9 bathrooms
  • 4.00 acres
  • Modern
  • Outbuildings
  • Detached
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Rural
  • Swimming Pool

The house is approached over a cobbled entrance through bespoke electric wrought iron gates, which lead down a gravel drive to the front of the house.
The principal reception rooms have good proportions and are well-lit with natural light. The impressive reception hall has stone floor and a central staircase rising up to the first floor. The principal rooms lead off the hall and double doors lead out to the terrace and gardens. Other rooms on the ground floor include; the dining room with stone fireplace and views onto the patio, study which leads through to the orangery. The drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room enjoying magnificent views over the gardens and the kitchen comprises fully fitted Clive Christian units, a central island and ceramic tiled floor throughout. There is a sitting area as well as a breakfast area with an electric Aga . The utility/boot room leads off from the kitchen with a separate access to outside. Throughout the house there are modern systems such as electronically installed lighting and sound systems, air conditioning throughout and outstanding security alarm system and CCTV cameras.
On the first floor there is a wonderful open galleried landing. The principal bedroom suite has two separate dressing and bathrooms, and south facing Juliet balconies overlooking the garden. There are also two further large bedroom suites.
The top floor compromises of two further bedroom suites with their own study/dressing rooms.
On the basement level there is a second kitchen/laundry facilities, Gymnasium/Exercise Studio, Steam room, Sauna WC, Games Room, Cinema Room fitted out with Steinway, Wine Cellar, Comms Room and staff bedroom suite.
Above the garage block and accessed from a discreet entrance to the back is the Upper Flat. Consisting of two bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, kitchen and living room. The garden flat is also within the garage block on the ground floor and has a bedroom suite and kitchen/living room

The gardens are a particular feature of Wildewood, the drive sweeps down to the front of the house and paths lead around to the rear terrace, also accessed from the house, which enjoys an outlook over the lawned gardens, dispersed with mature trees. At the front of the house, a stone path flanked by box hedging leads to the outdoor heated Swimming Pool. The pool is surrounded by stone terracing and at one end is a recently restored Pool House with shower Room and Changing Room. At the rear of the house, there is extensive terracing off the main receptions rooms, beyond the majority of the garden is lawned and on the north west side of the garden there is a golf chipping green. The garage has a WC and kitchenette for garden staff.

Situation
Wildewood is well situated in some of Hertfordshire's finest countryside and within 18 miles of central London. The town centres of Hertford and Hatfield and are within easy reach (4.8 miles and 7.4 miles respectively) and both provide comprehensive shopping and travel facilities.
Communications in the area are excellent, the A1(M) is about 5 miles away and nearby Potters Bar provides frequent trains to London Kings Cross from 16 minutes. Major airports are easily accessible with Luton 19.2 miles, Stansted 27 miles, London City 23 miles and Heathrow 33 miles.
There is a fantastic selection of golf courses in the area including Brocket Hall with its outstanding Auberge du Lac restaurant, Knebworth, Mid Herts and the challenging course at Hammonds End, Harpenden. Hanbury Manor is 12 miles away and The Grove Hotel with its championship golf course is within 16.5 miles.

SCHOOLS
Good schools are numerous and include Haileybury College and Heath Mount Preparatory School, near Hert

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