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Statons Brookmans Park
53 Bradmore Green
Brookmans Park

+44 (0)1707 661 144

The Ridgeway, Northaw, Herts

£5,450,000 - Sold
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Key Features:

  • Outstanding Country Residence
  • Set In Superb Secluded Gardens & Grounds Of Approx. 5.58 Acres
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Heated Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Extensive Gated Driveway
  • Self Contained Detached Cottage With Own Private Access & Garden


Monkswell is an outstanding country residence set in the centre of its superb secluded grounds of approximately 5.58 acres. The property is approached by a gated entrance with sweeping driveway and extensive parking area offering a high level of privacy and security.

This wonderful home benefits from spacious accommodation with the ground floor comprising of Reception Hall with double staircase, Guest Cloakroom, Lounge, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility/Boot Room and Office/Study. An exceptional heated indoor swimming pool with oak beams and his and hers changing rooms, also includes a state of the art split level Gym. Beneath the Swimming Pool and Gym area is a Basement Floor Plant Room comprising pool heating and filtration systems, together with CCTV and Police Activated Alarm System for the property.

To the first floor, all bedrooms offer spectacular views. The generous Master Suite comprises oak fitted wardrobes and a dressing area with large en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms (three with en suite shower rooms) and a Family Bathroom. A magnificent galleried landing with bay window overlooking the sweeping driveway completes this floor.

The second floor has a large storage loft which reaches the entire length of the house at approximately 62'2 x 39'3 in size, offering scope to create further living accommodation.

The self-contained detached Cottage has its own private garden and parking. The ground floor comprises a spacious Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Cloakroom, with two Double Bedrooms and Walk-In Shower Room to the first floor.

Monkswell's beautiful landscaped formal gardens are bordered by enclosed mature woodland with a network of natural walkways and wider boundary path for walking, running or cycling. The gardens and lawns benefit from automatic irrigation and both gardens and woodland areas include a wide variety of mature trees including Hornbeam, Horse Chestnut, Oak, Beech, Silver Birch and Rhododendron.

A private gated entrance allows access to Northaw Great Wood, a Designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for over 50 years, awarded the status of Local Nature Reserve in 1999.

Location: The property is situated on The Ridgeway, a prime location in Hertfordshire within commuting distance of both London Kings Cross (19 minutes) and Moorgate (45 minutes) via Cuffley mainline station (5 minute drive) or Potters Bar mainline station (15 minute drive). Brookmans Park and Essendon Golf Courses are a 5 10 minute drive away. Educational facilities nearby include Stormont School, Lochinver House School, Chancellors, Queenswood and Haileybury.

Reception Hall

Guest Cloakroom

Lounge (28'11 max. x 17' max. (8.81m max. x 5.18m max.))

Dining Room (19'8 max. x 18'11 (5.99m max. x 5.77m))

Family Room (20'11 max. x 13'2 max. (6.38m max. x 4.01m max.))

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (28'3 max. x 22'5 max. (8.61m max. x 6.83m max.))

Utility (25'5 max. x 10'6 max. (7.75m max. x 3.20m max.))

Heated Indoor Swimming Pool (36'11 x 17'4 max. (11.25m x 5.28m max.))

Gym (22'7 max. x 13'3 (6.88m max. x 4.04m))

Gym 2 (25'7 max. x 23'5 max. (7.80m max. x 7.14m max.))


Plant/Boiler Room (23'4 x 19'7 (7.11m x 5.97m))


Master Suite (27'7 max. x 20'10 max. (8.41m max. x 6.35m max.))

En Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 2 (19'10 max. x 13' max. (6.05m max. x 3.96m max.))

En Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 3 (19'10 max. x 11'5 (6.05m max. x 3.48m))

En Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 4 (19'10 max. x 10'11 max. (6.05m max. x 3.33m max.))

En Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 5 (19'10 max. x 10'6 max. (6.05m max. x 3.20m max.))


Loft Room (62'2 max. x 39'3 max. (18.95m max. x 11.96m max.))


Lounge (23'7 x 18'7 max. (7.19m x 5.66m max.))

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (23'4 max. x 14'10 max. (7.11m max. x 4.52m max.))

Bedroom 1 (16'6 max. x 15'7 (5.03m max. x 4.75m))

Bedroom 2 (16'9 x 9'3 (5.11m x 2.82m))

Family Shower Room

Own Garden (53'10 x 47'9 (16.41m x 14.55m))


Outbuilding 1 (28'2 x 12'7 (8.59m x 3.84m))

Outbuilding 2 (28'2 x 12'7 (8.59m x 3.84m))

Secluded Gardens & Grounds (Approx. 5.58 acres (Appro x 0" 18'4" acres))

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so, cannot verify they are in working order, or fit for their purpose. Neither has the agent checked the legal documentation to verify the leasehold/freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. Also, photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property, All sizes are approximate. All dimensions include wardrobe spaces where applicable.

Floor plans should be used as a general outline for guidance only and do not constitute in whole or in part an offer or contract. Any intending purchaser or lessee should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquires and full survey as to the correctness of each statement. Any areas, measurements or distances quoted are approximate and should not be used to value a property or be the basis of any sale or let. Floor Plans only for illustration purposes only – not to scale