A former MI6 spy base is now going on sale after undergoing a luxury makeover.

Rowley Ridge, in Arkley, just outside London, played a crucial role in intelligence gathering during World War II.

The property, which used to be the site of a top-secret base, is on the market for £8.5million.

The site on Rowley Green Road was formerly a highly secure base, set in an Edwardian mansion.

It was demolished for security reasons after the war, but was taken over by luxury development company Domvs London, who built Rowley Ridge as a replica of the mansions that housed MI6.

The new 11,000 square foot property now boasts six bedrooms, its own home cinema, games' room, gymnasium, swimming pool and spa steam room.

The home, which is brought to the market by Beauchamps Estate, also has its own panic room, a state of the art CCTV system with remote monitoring and a biometric entry system.

Despite the site being infused with military significance, the new build is complete with state of the art fixtures, which include a grand entrance and a private golf course.

The two-stories tall house, which also has a basement, is topped with a three-stories atrium with a cupola soaring through the roof.

There is also a family room and a study at the front of the house, while a 70ft-wide features at the rear with two large French doors opening to the garden.

Off the main reception room is the fully fitted custom-design kitchen. This boasts veined marble central island and a breakfast bar, Gaggenau appliances, bespoke units and concealed cupboards.

On the same floor is a bathroom and a utility room. The bathroom has a free-standing bathtub on a marble plinth as well as its own balcony.

Meanwhile, the basement contains the entertainment facilities of the stunning home, with a Dolby Atmos cinema room with a cocktail bar and a games' room.

The owner will also have use of a private spa with an indoor pool, separate gym, a steam room, and a changing room.

On the first floor, the master bedroom suite spans the rear of the house, with a bedroom which opens to a private balcony, a walk-in closet.

There are also three other double bedroom suites and their en-suites located on the same floor.

The final guest bedroom, along with the house's panic room, are situated on the top floor.

The smart home also has underfloor heating and mood lighting and all bathrooms were integrated with waterproof TV.

Surrounding the property is a lush garden landscaped by Chelsea Garden Show Gold Award Winner Luciano Giubbilei.

There is also a double garage that can accommodate several luxury cars with additional parking for guests.

Arkley and Rowley Ridge were founded as a top secret intelligence facility early on in World War II at the demand of Winston Churchill.

MI6 reportedly set up a Radio Security Service (RSS) to intercept wireless messages emitted by enemies in Britain as well as transmissions from German boats, according to Daily Mail.

It was originally based in HMS Prison Wormwood Scrubs and had wireless transmitters on the roof while the prison and decoders and operators from MI6 worked from the cells.

But after Woormwood Scrubs was the target of several air attacks in 1940, it was thought safer to relocate the intelligence post outside of London.

Churchill was thought to have chosen Arkley because the village is 440ft above sea-level, making it a good location for eavesdropping on transmissions.

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Several country houses were used by the government in order to set up their bases, including Rowley Ridge.

The base was there to support the code-breaking team, located at Bletchley Park, and all the houses were guarded by police. They all had bullet proof doors and windows with wireless transmitters as well as advanced technology placed on the roof.

Historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, who later became known as Lord Dacre, was one of 55 analysts who worked in the houses.

The men there transcribed suspicious broadcasts intercepted by the RSS and would send them to Bletchley Park. Here, another team would work on decoding them before sending them to Churchill and the War Cabinet.

Later on during the war, in 1944, the Arkley houses were used by the Prime Minister to send radio messages to mislead the Germans regarding D-Day.

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