Wessex House, Royal Connaught Park, Marlborough Drive, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A Grade II listed complex, The Royal Connaught Park was until recently occupied by the international university-Europe and for 70 years prior to that it was the home to The Royal Masonic School for boys. The original buildings were designed by the Victorian architects Gordon, Lowther & Gunton, and the foundation stone was laid by Queen Victoria's son The Duke of Connaught. Approached through impressive entrance gates, a historic clock tower sits within jfk House, the signature building at Royal Connaught Park and named as a tribute to the Kennedy family who once resided nearby during the Second World War. This spectacular grade II listed 4 bedroom level ground and first floor self contained duplex apartment is located within probably the most exclusive development that the area provides, situated within mature landscaped parkland and manicured grounds of 100 acres and set back from the road behind secure electric gates. This superb apartment which is approached via a cloistered walkway, which leads to its own private entrance offers particularly spacious and bright accommodation throughout, benefitting from a large well appointed reception hall which provides access to the stunning principal bedroom suite with its superb dressing room and luxurious en suite bathroom, second bedroom suite and third bedroom which is currently being used as a home study, bedroom 4 is presently being utilised as an occasional guest bedroom and television room. Further ground floor accommodation comprises a family bathroom, an 8"x4" storage room, understairs storage space, a utility room and loft storage space. With a 360 degree aspect each bedroom has a different view over the magnificent grounds. To the first floor the living accommodation provides an absolutely spectacular, triple aspect double volume reception room with a beamed, vaulted ceiling which is open plan to the contemporary luxury kitchen diner which overlooks and provides access to the 22" private patio area, a superb spot for outdoor summer dining. The apartment benefits from 3 private parking spaces, 1 underground and 2 surface, under floor heating throughout and comprises approximately 2,184 sq ft of living accommodation. The development has further benefits including the leisure centre which provides Heated swimming pool, Steam room, Sauna, Luxury changing rooms, a Gymnasium with weight and aerobic rooms and outdoor tennis courts. A concierge service and guest parking. Despite the prevailing atmosphere of seclusion and tranquillity at Royal Connaught Park, fast transport links are only a few minutes away from the development. A courtesy coach service is available to residents at morning and evening commutes to Bushey station and on a regular basis to the shopping centre of Watford town centre which is approximately 2.4 miles away. By road Bushey station is situated within a 5 minute drive. The M1 junction 5 and M25 are located within 9 minutes and Heathrow airport is within 30 minutes.

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