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Properties That are Great for Education

Spectacular family residencies near to reputable schools…

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From waterside apartments close to Eaton, to residencies in reach of Oxford University, these magnificent properties tick all the boxes when it comes to education…

1. The Mansion, Marylebone

The Mansion

CLOSE BY: Wetherby Prep School, Queens College, St Marylebone School

Comprised of 23 luxury apartments, this magnificent Marylebone residence boasts a wealth of outstanding schools nearby. Just a ten minute walk away is Wetherby Prep School, famed for its formidable royal alumni including both Prince William and Prince Harry, while independent girls school Queens College and the St Marylebone School are also within short walking distance. Aside from education, these awe-inspiring apartments possess sophisticated interiors with light enhancing floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as access to a peaceful private garden, 25-metre pool and exclusive resident’s lounge. Available from Clivedale London from £5.2m.

2. Crick Road, Oxford

Crick Road

CLOSE TO: The Dragon School, Magdalen College, St. Edward’s School and Oxford University.

Situated within one of the country’s most desired locations for education, this character-full six-bedroom residence boasts a wide range of impressive schools within its vicinity, including that of The Dragon Prep School and Magdalen College. Boasting an immaculate south-facing garden replete with specimen trees, ornamental shrubs and florals, a gym and home cinema, as well as six accompanying bedroom ensuites, this impressive Oxford dwelling makes for comfortable and spacious family living. What’s more, permission has recently been procured to renovate the property to a sizeable nine-bedroom home. Available from Hamptons International for £5.5m.  

3. The Claves, Milbrook Park

The Claves

CLOSE TO: Queen Elizabeth’s, St Michael’s Catholic Grammar and The Henrietta Barnett School.

Providing an ideal combination of both city and country living, this stunning new development, comprising of contemporary apartments, penthouses and townhouses, sits within the rural serenity of Mill Hill’s parkland, just 20 minutes away from central London. Boasting a set of stunning, modern interiors, magnificent views overlooking the city, and a spectacular ‘secret garden’ enclosed within, The Claves offers luxury suburban living close to a range of Ofsted-rated outstanding, excellent primary and independent schools. Available from EcoWorld from £765,000 (Harewood House) and £425,000 (Trentham House).

4. College Road, Dulwich

College Road

CLOSE TO: Dulwich College.

This glorious Grade II listed 18th Century home, located just a stone’s throw away from the illustrious independent Dulwich College, features a modern and spacious interior, as well as an extensive and beautifully landscaped garden. Three floors comprising of generous bedrooms, reception rooms and bathrooms, coupled with a commodious self-contained studio annexe, make this south-London residence an ideal, elegant family home. Available from Harvey & Wheeler for £4.95m.

5. Holland Park Villas, Kensington

Holland Park Villas

CLOSE TO: Wetherby Prep, Pembridge Hall, Thomas’s London Day School, Notting Hill Prep, Latymer Upper, Godolphin & Latymer and St Paul’s School.

For luxury city-living nearby to an array of excellent schools, Kensington’s contemporary Holland Park Villas, directly neighbouring Holland Park, offer light and sophisticated interiors, exclusive 24-hour concierge service, as well as private access to a 20-metre swimming pool, private studio, gym and spa. While situated within one of the capital’s most prime and coveted locations, the development ensures unparalleled privacy with its guarded entrance and landscape design, intended to blend seamlessly with the serenity of the park. Available from Native Land. Price available on application.

6. Coopers Hill Farm, Gloucester

Coopers Hill Farm

CLOSE TO: Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies’ College.

A stunning Grade II listed farmhouse immersed within the rural tranquillity of the Cotswolds, Coopers Hill Farm – believed to date back to the 16th Century – offers peaceful country living, as well as close proximity to a number of Cheltenham’s most prestigious schools. With 14.5 acres of glorious gardens and grounds, character-full interiors featuring inglenook fireplaces and exposed oak beams and stone, as well as an external two-storey cottage ideal for entertaining guests, the farmhouse also boasts idyllic sun traps and enviable countryside views. Available from Knight Frank for £1.75m.

7. Wormley Hill House, Broxbourne

Wormley Hill House

CLOSE TO: Aldenham, Haileybury College, Heath Mount, Haberdashers and St Edmunds.

With its stunning ivy-clad exterior and picturesque gardens – comprising of mature deciduous and evergreen trees, as well as an idyllic ornamental pond – Wormley Hill House is a spectacular rural property, close to a multitude of Hertfordshire’s leading private and state schools. Dating back to the early 20th Century, the resplendent Edwardian eight-bedroom residence has been beautifully renovated to cater to commodious and peaceful family living. The property features a spacious drawing room complete with a charming open fireplace, a heated paved terrace ideal for al fresco dining, and boasts a magnificent rural position on the outskirts of the village of Wormley, nearby Hertfordshire Golf Club and Hanbury Manor Spa and Country Club. Available from Strutt & Parker for £3.25m.

8. Stoneham Lodge, Harrow On The Hill

Stoneham Lodge

CLOSE TO: Orley Farm School, Roxeth Mead School, Harrow, John Lyon, St Helens and Merchant Taylors.

Besides its coveted location on Harrow’s Mount Park Road and light, elegant interiors, it is Stoneham Lodge’s exceptional gardens that distinguish it from the rest. Designed by award-winning landscape architect, Bunny Guinness, the botanical pièce de résistance surrounds the property with glorious greenery, wisteria and roses, complete with a beautiful bespoke hardwood orangery and spacious south-facing terrace. Situated within the picturesque and historic locality of Harrow on the Hill, which boasts an abundance of charming architecture, quaint village shops, tea rooms and welcoming pubs, the property sits close to a number of reputable schools, including Harrow Public School for boys. Available from Savills for £2m.

9. Boycott Manor, Stowe, Buckingham

Boycott Manor

CLOSE TO: Stowe School, Tudor Hall, Swanbourne, Beachborough Prep, Winchester House, Akeley Wood, Bloxham and Rugby School.

Families looking for an impressive and opulent manor house close to a plethora of outstanding schools need look no further than Boycott Manor, situated within the civil parish of Stowe. The property boasts a stunning red-brick exterior immersed within immaculate landscaped gardens, which feature a spectacular sunken patio area, ideal for sun-catching and outdoor entertaining. The manor’s palatial style continues inside with its lavish cinema room, luxurious spa-like bathrooms, and elegant and eccentric bedrooms, one of which features a playful pirate ship bed. Available from Savills for £4.95m.

10. Thameside Apartments, Windsor

Thameside Apartments

CLOSE TO: Two miles from Eton College.

With spectacular views overlooking the River Thames, Windsor castle within neighbouring distance, and just two miles from the eminent Eton College, these stunning two and three-bedroom Thameside apartments offer idyllic family water-front living. Comprised of contemporary, lavish interiors and just a short distance from Windsor town centre, which boasts a wealth of culture, leisure amenities, and the world’s oldest castle, these picturesque riverside homes offer unique opportunity to reside close to royalty. Two and three bedroom apartments available from Shanly Homes from £655,000 to £1.365m.

11. Chelsea Barracks, Belgravia

Chelsea Barracks

CLOSE TO: Garden House School, Eaton Square school, Sussex House school and Francis Holland

Originally built for the British Army Barracks, this desirable development nestled within the prosperous district of Belgravia delights in five acres of tranquil landscape, a range of excellent restaurants and shopping facilities, as well as a first-class health club and spa. With a number of illustrious independent prep and secondary schools located nearby, including Garden House, Eaton Square, Sussex House, and Francis Holland, Chelsea Barracks is an ideal residence for luxury family living and a contented walk to school. Available from Chelsea Barracks staring from £5.25m for a two-bed apartment.


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