The peaceful village of Elstree dates back to the early 1700s and in essence, covers a relatively small area tucked inside the wedge created by the A1 and A41, and bordered by Borehamwood.  Properties in the area comprise ‘closes’ and cul-de-sacs off smaller roads, which in turn are located off the square encompassing Allum Lane, Deacons Hill Road, Barnet Lane and Elstree Hill North.  Homes in these roads tend to be spacious semi-detached, and larger detached properties with extensive rear gardens, as well as stylish townhouses, several luxury apartment blocks, older flat developments, and maisonettes.  Elstree is particularly noted for several Grade II Listed properties, especially among the grander estates located on Barnet Lane and the private road, Barham Avenue.  Much of Elstree is surrounded by Greenbelt, farmland and golf links, and to the south, Aldenham Reservoir and Country Park provides a scenic and semi-rural border, with the renowned Elstree Aerodrome on its cusp.  The picturesque and secluded Tudor-style Laura Ashley Hotel is hidden away among acres of delightful woodland off Barnet Lane, and there are several notable Nursing Homes, golf clubs, equestrian centres, and places of worship within the area.  Strictly speaking there are only a couple of convenience shops, two restaurants and a chemist at the Elstree Hill junction, but Elstree enjoys all the diverse shopping and transport facilities at nearby Borehamwood.  The A1, A41,and M25 are easily accessible, and the Elstree & Borehamwood Thameslink station over the bridge provides a 15 minute service to Luton in the north, St Pancras in the south, and onwards to Gatwick and Brighton.


Schools in Elstree

St Nicholas Primary

Haberdasher Aske’s Boys

Haberdasher Aske’s Girls


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  • Through the process of initially looking for a property to rent, to then looking for one to buy, and selling my own property, I dealt with 30-40 estate agents over a period of about one year, from the large national companies to the small independents, and Dan Cohen of Real Estates in Woodside Park was outstanding. We bought our house through him, and he was transparent, communicative, kept his word and worked hard to ensure the sale went through, including checking up and updating me on the sale of my flat

    - Dr M
  • We had the pleasure of dealing with Jordan in our recent purchase. He is a credit to Real Estates. He is the utmost professional; delivering on promises, happy to drive to conclusions and isn’t afraid of tough conversations which are needed to resolve underlying issues. Without Jordan leading the transaction we would not have been in the position to move forward at the pace both myself and the vendors were happy with. We couldn’t be any happier with the way that Jordan performed on this transaction and hope he receives the recognition that he deserves. When we look to move again we will be reaching out to Jordan and would ask that he is assigned to our transactions going forward.

    - SR & HR
  • Following our recent purchase, through the professional assistance of Jordan Silver, I would like you to know how very happy we were with the support your senior sales negotiator provided to us.

    - N & SC
  • I just wanted to write to say thank you. I cannot begin to tell you how overjoyed and delighted we are. We have somehow, and against so many odds, been gifted with the most beautiful house, on such a lovely road, with the brook at the bottom of our garden. The last few weeks have been completely agonising, and perhaps one of the most emotional times of my life. The faith you put in us, to stick with us, to provide the support and reassurance, and to get us over the line is something I genuinely will never forget.

    - SA
  • Dear Casey, my husband and I would like to thank you for your kindness and your efficiency. We highly recommend you for your professionalism. We wish you the most successful pursuit in your career with Real Estates, which you have indeed represented very well.

    - FF
  • It’s a big relief to get the exchange done and dusted. We have bought and sold a fair number of flats and houses over the years and I’d like to say that I have never worked with an agent as efficient, canny, courteous and smart as you. I doubt this would have happened without your dogged persistence and we’re both very grateful to you.

    - BB
  • I’m well aware of the efforts you and your team made not only to obtain a sale, but to assist me with a tricky situation. Lock down. Distance. Disrepair. A mess. Clearance.
    Your friendly, supportive, professional service knew no bounds. I’m only too well aware that you went way beyond the call of duty. Words are inadequate to express my gratitude to you, Casey and Tracey. It was a pleasure to meet you and to have you as part of our lives, albeit temporarily.

    - AM
  • Dear Jordan, I really appreciate everything you have done for us over the period of selling our house. You are the best Agent of all! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    - NR
  • We wanted to say a big thank you for all of your help over the last few months. We‘ve already fallen in love with the house and think we’ll be really happy here!

    - J & SH
  • We are absolutely over the moon!! Thank you once again. Your communication throughout has been excellent. This process has been a real pleasure.

    - A & JS