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4 of the best luxury properties near good schools

PUBLISHED: 10:44 04 October 2016 | UPDATED: 10:44 04 October 2016

Springwood, Letchworth £1,275m

Springwood, Letchworth £1,275m

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Spring Wood, Letchworth Garden City £1,275,000

‘Springwood’ is a grade II listed five bedroom detached residence designed by the architect M H Baillie-Scott occupying a south facing plot in excess of 1/2 acre. The property is approached via a sweeping drive with courtyard and grounds offering 360 degree privacy from the roadside. This substantial Arts and Crafts property is steeped in history and was a former artist’s studio. It hides a multitude of secrets including a hidden viewing gallery over the 27ft double height vaulted drawing room, original maid’s bell push buttons and sash opening serving hatch (connecting the hallway with the dining room).

Agents Satchells (01462) 511912

Harpenden £1,950mHarpenden £1,950m

Harpenden £1.95m

This 1920s home is set in a sought-after residential road close to Wood End and Roundwood primary schools. The accommodation includes a large entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, family room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, gym, cloakroom and master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom. There are also two guest bedrooms with Jack-and-Jill shower room, two further bedrooms, a family bathroom, large first-floor landing with study area, garage and landscaped gardens.

Agent: Savills 01582 465000

Green Oak Barn, St IppolytsGreen Oak Barn, St Ippolyts

St Ippolyts £1.25m

Green Oak Barn is a Grade II-listed, architect-designed four-bedroom barn conversion in St Ippolyts, near Hitchin. The property has a blend of character and contemporary features, including vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, bespoke fitted kitchen and underfloor heating. There are formal gardens and an enclosed courtyard for entertaining along with off-street parking and a triple-bay car port. The accommodation also includes the potential for an annex.

The property is one mile from Hitchin town centre and is in the catchment area for both Hitchin Boys’ and Hitchin Girls’ School as well as being near Kingshott School.

Agent: Michael Graham 01462 441700

Brookmans ParkBrookmans Park

Brookmans Park £4.95m

Woodfield House is a new home arranged over four floors, making it ideal for family living and large-scale entertaining. The property is accessed via a gated entrance and is within approximately 2.7-acre grounds with countryside views. The seven-bedroom property includes four reception rooms, an indoor leisure complex and all-weather tennis court.

The house is situated in a sought-after location in Brookmans Park close to good road and rail links. There is a wide choice of first-class schooling available in the area including Lochinver House, Queenswood, Stormont and Haileybury.

Agent: Statons 0208 4419555

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