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PUBLISHED: 12:09 07 October 2014 | UPDATED: 12:09 07 October 2014

Northaw

Northaw

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Cottages with character and style

KimptonKimpton

St Albans

£425,000

This pretty Victorian cottage in Portland Street in the heart of the old conservation area in St Albans offers easy access to the city centre as well as the Thameslink rail connection into London. It also enjoys the benefits of being close to St Michael’s village with easy access to Verulamium and Victoria parks, well-regarded local schools, the abbey and a variety of pubs and restaurants.

Arranged over two floors, the accommodation includes a through-reception of sitting and dining rooms with an impressive open fireplace, a fitted kitchen opening on to the garden via French doors, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Chenies BottomChenies Bottom

Outside there is a private, well-proportioned courtyard-style garden with decking, a covered storage area and timber shed.

Agent: Collinson Hall 01727 843222

Chenies Bottom

Collinson Hall, St AlbansCollinson Hall, St Albans

£395,000

Brook Cottage in the village of Chenies Bottom near Rickmansworth is a pretty Victorian home dating to 1853. Entered by a vestibule, there is a lovely sitting room with a feature fireplace and wood burning stove, this leads to the dining area. The kitchen has been refitted with an excellent range of units and built-in appliances and overlooks the garden. 
On the first floor are two bedrooms and a modern fitted bathroom. The master bedroom overlooks the Chess Valley.

Outside to the front is a paved driveway providing off street parking for two cars. The rear garden has a terrace leading to a gravelled area. Steps lead to a further terrace and lawn. The garden has a decked area overlooking a tributary of the River Chess.

Agent: Savills 01923 725500

Kimpton

£700,000

Formerly two workmen’s cottages, 80 High Street in the village of Kimpton near Welwyn is now a delightful four-bedroom family home with three distinct living areas providing flexible accommodation over three floors.

Entering to a large open-plan hallway with space for a small desk and chair, the stairs divide this space from a large room, which is currently used as a generously sized playroom. With access to the rear terrace, this space would make a delightful summertime sitting room with patio doors open to make the most of the evening breezes.

At the front of the house is a cosy snug with open fireplace, an ideal spot to keep warm on winter evenings.

Agent: Savills 01582 465000

Northaw

£859,995

This is a beautifully presented 18th century cottage on the outskirts of the pretty village of Northaw. It is in a designated conservation area protecting the core of the village, which is established around the green and the Church of St Thomas a Beckett.

The property has been completely refurbished by the current owners. The accommodation offers versatile family living including a large study, dining room, living room, kitchen/breakfast room and a conservatory. There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms/shower rooms. Outside is a pretty walled rear garden and a double detached garage.

Agent: Statons 020 8445 3694

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