What is Northwood like?
Northwood is hard to beat for family-friendly commuter convenience in a glorious green setting. Our coverage focuses on the immediate Northwood area, including Pinner, Pinner Hill, Harefield, Oxhey and Watford.
Property in Northwood
Northwood’s popular residential areas include Old Northwood, whose pretty Edwardian homes were built in the wake of the Metropolian Line’s arrival, and the exclusive estates at Moor Park, Copse Wood, Gatehill and Pinner Hill, with their gracious period and modern houses. The absolute prime addresses are Astons Road, Moor Park, and Linksway, where you will find a fine array of truly aspirational statement homes.
The local scene
The area is dotted with a plethora of golf courses, including the Moor Park, Northwood, Haste Hill, Pinner Hill, Sandy Lodge and Batchworth Golf Clubs; the adjoining Oxhey Woods and Copse Wood add to the leafy backdrop, while to the west is a stunning succession of lakes, making this the perfect place for outdoor pursuits. A lively multi-cultural scene is reflected in the numerous excellent restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines.
Metropolitan Line services from Northwood reach Baker Street in 35 minutes, with stations at Northwood and Moor Park.
The M40 starts 5 miles away and provides direct access to the M25 at Junction 16; Junction 18 is equidistant. The M1 lies a few miles to the east.
Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stantsed Airports are all speedily accessible via the M25.
Schools in Northwood
Northwood’s schooling, both state and private, is highly regarded; the major draws include St Helen’s School and Northwood College for girls; and St Martin’s, St John’s and Merchant Taylors Schools for boys.