4 of the best: Homes with outstanding space
PUBLISHED: 12:30 23 July 2016
Our pick of Herts properties with outstanding outside space
Woolmers Park Estate, Letty Green, £30m
This Grade II* Listed Georgian country house built in the 1730s has been comprehensively renovated and extended to include five elegant reception rooms, eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms (five en-suite) and a two-bedroom integral staff flat. The Italianate garden surrounding the outdoor swimming pool was designed by award-winning designer Luciano Giubbilei. In recent times Woolmers Park has hosted the Hertfordshire Polo Club and the estate includes extensive polo and equestrian facilities with comprehensive leisure resources. The house is set in 232 acres of mature parkland with fishing on the River Lea.
Agent: Savills, 0207 0163780
This fine building dating back to the early 16th century enjoys a lovely location in a secluded valley with the River Rib running through the bottom of the garden. Situated near the picturesque village of Standon, The Coach House has benefited from restoration yet retains many character features. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms and a wine cellar. Outside, there is a walled courtyard with double garage and workshop and an annexe with a kitchen, shower room and bedroom/recreation room. The gardens are a particular feature and include linked raised ponds, lawns, an extensive stone terrace and traditional herbaceous borders.
Agent: Mullucks Wells, 01279 755400
Perry Green, £3m
Situated in a quiet village close to Bishop’s Stortford, Chase House was built with modern family living in mind. Set back, the house sits in a 2.2 acre plot. The ground floor offers bright reception space including a 35ft kitchen/breakfast room with access to the patio and gardens. There are three reception rooms, a study, utility room and downstairs bathroom.
Upstairs are five en-suite double bedrooms. The master suite has walk in wardrobes, private roof terrace and a luxury en-suite bathroom. Outside is a triple garage with office room above, a swimming pool, hot tub, summer house and access to the rear with additional double garage.
Agent: Savills, 01279 756800
Located on one of Radlett’s most sought-after roads, Newlands House has the city and countryside on its doorstep. The property offers exceptional living space arranged over four floors including a master suite, six en-suite bedrooms, a reception hall, formal dining room, study, drawing room and a large open-plan family kitchen/living/dining space.
The lower ground floor houses a leisure complex with a large indoor swimming pool, steam room, gym, games room and cinema.
The property also has a self-contained apartment accessed via a separate entrance and staircase.
Agent: Statons, 01923 604321