Barnet Road, Barnet
- Detached House, House
- Offered for sale for the first time in over 45 years
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
- Detached Coach House & Stables
- Many Original Features
A stunning, period home with huge potential. Set on the area's premier road this landmark home offers much original character in mature grounds of over 0.4 of an acre.
Arkley Lodge is one of the last remaining period homes in the area. Having been in the same family for many decades, it has been well looked after though would now benefit from modernisation.
The grand entrance hallway features an off set staircase with wrought iron balustrading and a galleried landing above. There are many original features throughout the ground floor including some fireplaces, strip wood parquet flooring and timber sash windows.
The principal reception rooms comprise of a drawing room, dining room, sitting room and morning room, which is adjacent to the kitchen, larder and boiler room. There is a guest cloakroom and a side entrance door.
Upstairs there are five good sized bedrooms, with the main suite having a dressing room. There are two bathrooms, a separate WC and an en suite shower room. There are two loft areas which may offer further potential.
On the outside, the house is set back from the road behind a hedged frontage. The driveway provides parking and turning areas, passing past the house to a double garage. Next to the house is the original coach house / stable block, which comprises of a range of storage rooms - one of which houses a hot tub.
The gardens themselves provide much interest with a range of mature flower and shrub borders with ambling roses and an orchard. There are various additional sheds providing garden store areas. The patio wraps around the back of the house providing a charming entertainment space.
Enjoying a semi-rural location yet located on the fringes of High Barnet which provides a good range of shopping facilities including the Spires Shopping Centre and an excellent selection of restaurants.
The area has renowned schooling both state and private including QE Boys and QE Girls, Haberdashers Askes, Belmont, Mill Hill School and the Mount House.
High Barnet tube station (Northern Line) is approximately 2 miles away and New Barnet mainline station is the nearest over ground station.
The M25, A1 and M1 are also easily accessible.
Central London is approximately 10 miles away and Brent Cross shopping centre approximately 5 miles away.