Area Guide

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

Aldenham

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  • 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
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    - BB
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    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
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    - NR
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    - RB
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    - J & SH
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    - A & JS
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    - A & LT
  • We just wanted to thank you so much for all your interventions and hard work in selling our house. All the Team worked so hard including Jordan and Casey. You certainly went beyond what is considered normal negotiations with our Buyer, calling in to see her personally when things got a little ‘tricky’ and smoothing the way forward. We really appreciate all your efforts in the sale and also securing our rental in Mill Hill. We will have no hesitation in recommending REAL ESTATES where appropriate, as you are the best, excellent, professional, friendly Team who get results. Again, THANK YOU for all your hard work during this difficult time.

    - K & BS
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    - SC