Property: 4 of the best
PUBLISHED: 12:47 21 April 2015 | UPDATED: 12:47 21 April 2015
Homes in the country
Hill View is an impressive brand new detached residence set in just over an acre plot within the grounds of the prestigious Essendon Country Club.
This individually designed contemporary home is planned over four floors and has a separate detached three car garage with a guest suite above. The finish is of a high-specification throughout.
Approached via the sweeping drive entrance to the country club, the road then diverts to the main entrance to the propertym which is behind double gates and a deep driveway.
Agent: Statons 020 8445 3694
Wright Cottage at Mackereye End near Harpenden is a period family home in grounds of over two acres with stunning views of surrounding countryside.
The semi-detached property comprises a hall, sitting room with dining area, family/games room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. Upstairs, off a galleried landing, is the master bedroom with en suite, guest bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom.
Outside there is a double garage with studio above, a second garage and off-street parking for several cars. The wildlife-filled gardens have been a labour of love for the current owners over 20 years.
Agent: Savills 01582 465016
This charming 16th century detached family home in Gustard Wood to the north of Wheathampstead. Recently refurbished to an exacting standard, this house has
four reception rooms, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a stunning kitchen/breakfast room and a seperate annex. The annex is formed of four stand-alone lettings bedrooms each with kitchenette and shower rooms, which offer an opportunity for secondary income.
The property extends to just over 4,000 square feet and overlooks Gustard Wood Common and Mid Herts Golf Club. While being in the country, it is not isolated, with neighbours close at hand as well as the popular Cross Keys Pub across the common.
Agent: John Curtis 01582 764471
Hopkyns Hoo is a Grade II listed detached thatched house dating to 1595, located in one of the most sought after areas of Herfordshire, adjacent to Datchworth village green and with far-reaching views to the rear over open countryside.
The property stands on a mature plot of approximately a third of an acre and is situated in a well-secluded location, approached via a long private lane which borders the village green.
The house was extended in 1987 and 1996 by the current owners, while retaining many character features including exposed beams throughout, inglenook fireplaces and latched doors. The property has potential for an annexe.
Agent: Ashtons 01707 383126