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PUBLISHED: 12:25 05 August 2014 | UPDATED: 12:35 05 August 2014

Brooksby House

Brooksby House

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Anna Maria HouseAnna Maria House

Totteridge. £5.5m.

Brooksby House on Horseshoe Lane, Totteridge is a detached family home, with a huge frontage, discreetly set behind security gates, in a desirable cul-de-sac located just off Totteridge Common.

This house sits in mature grounds and gardens of approximately one acre and has a separate detached cottage for staff or for use as a studio.

The property, which including multiple outbuildings has an internal floor space of more than 8,500 sq ft, has been modernised and refurbished by the current owners. Features include a 35ft by 27ft bespoke kitchen-family room with sliding doors which open the rear of the house to a large terrace with steps down to a heated outdoor pool and terracing.

Birchwood ManorBirchwood Manor

Further features include an indoor resistance training pool, gym, formal reception rooms, snooker room, and garaging for three cars and off-street parking for many more.

Agent: Statons 020 8445 3694.

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Berkhamsted, £2m.
On the Meadway in Berkhamsted, Anna Maria House, named after a much-loved Gulf Coast paradise, started its life back in the 1940s as a modest gamekeeper’s cottage. Over the years, the house has been substantially altered to provide a well-balanced family home.

Ayot Little GreenAyot Little Green

There is a lovely contrast between the clean lines of the lawns, paths and terraces and the abundance of the trees, shrubs and colourful borders.

The property’s swimming pool is 36 by 18 feet. It has been recently relined and sports an electric pool cover, which is activated at a flick of a switch. There is a delightful pool house with changing facilities next to the pool, which is well screened by mature bushes and trees.

Agent: Savills Harpenden 01582 465000.

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Radlett, £6m.

Birchwood Manor on Theobald Street, Radlett, is a family home designed and built to an exacting standard.

An extraordinarily spacious double height reception hall provides access to the entertaining and welcoming reception rooms, which include a split-level drawing room and dining area, a bespoke fitted television-family room, ‘his and hers’ fitted studies and a handmade kitchen-diner with wonderful views over the expansive grounds.

A self-contained bedroom, lounge, separate kitchen and bathroom are integrated into the home, with its own private access.

The two-acre landscaped gardens to the front and have a variety of mature trees and shrubs as well as a children’s play area. The terrace at the rear of the property leads down to an enclosed heated swimming pool, separate wc and shower area.

Currently used as a gymnasium, there is also a detached double garage.

Agent: Statons 020 8445 3694.

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Ayot Little Green, £2.25m.

A stunning period farmhouse situated in The Ayots, this property is set in an idyllic rural location close to Harpenden, St Albans and Welwyn Garden City, all providing fast commuter access into London. Set in nearly two acres this five-bedroom property has outstanding living accommodation.

At the rear of the property is a large area for parking and access to the three garages, leading to a secluded terrace with heated swimming pool ideal for entertaining, summer barbeques and leisurely private sun bathing. There is a separate ‘secret garden’ with lawns, mature trees and small orchard.

Agent: John Curtis Village & Country 01582 839200.

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