Property: 4 of the best... Contemporary Living
PUBLISHED: 14:00 25 January 2016 | UPDATED: 14:00 25 January 2016
Four spacious Hertfordshire homes with contemporary architecture and state-of-the-art technology
Set well back from the road and screened from view, Skyhall is a detached home with highly contemporary architecture and design. The property has five double bedrooms, five bathrooms, four reception rooms and a substantial feature staircase with a glass roof above at first floor level. The home is designed for open-plan family living and is bright and spacious with a high attention to detail in its design and finishes. Leisure facilities include a linear exercise pool, gymnasium and a private first-floor Jacuzzi terrace accessed from the master bedroom.
Access to the property is via two separate sets of automated security gates from a private road.
The home has been constructed by Northaw Properties to NHBC standards and therefore will be sold with a 10-year guarantee.
Agent: Statons, 020 8440 9797
St Albans £1.35m
In a quiet woodland setting, set back from the main road and in a prime catchment area for good local schools, the Long House is a bespoke new-build property located a mile from St Albans city centre. High ceilings, skylights and large windows give a light and airy feel to the downstairs, which has two reception rooms, one of which opens on to a large decking area with views over the Wick nature reserve. The large kitchen-breakfast room has a central island, an extra-width gas hob and twin ovens, and leads to a south-facing granite terrace. There are three bedrooms on the first floor, each with a mezzanine, and the master bedroom is on the second floor with an en-suite bathroom.
Access to the property is via a private gated driveway.
Agent: Ashtons, 01727 819666
Newlands House is a contemporary 13,450 sq ft property on a sought-after road in Radlett and is fitted with state-of-the-art technology. Set behind security gates, the Portland stone-clad residence has an outdoor swimming pool and spa and a garden designed by Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist Luciano Giubbilei. Inside, accommodation is arranged over four floors, with a grand entrance hall, dining room, study, drawing room, large open-plan kitchen and living space, as well as a master suite and six en-suite bedrooms. The property also has a self-contained two-bedroom apartment, and the lower ground floor houses a leisure complex, including a swimming room, steam room, gym, games room and cinema.
Agent: Savills 020 8447 4400
Situated two miles from the nearest train station at Hemel Hempstead, this newly-constructed detached house in the semi-rural area of Felden has a contemporary split-level design, with elevations in facing brickwork under a colour-coated metal roof. The living area is light and airy thanks to large aluminium-framed windows and full-height glazed door panels, which slide open to connect fully to the outside space, making the area ideal for summer dining.
There are five bedrooms, three bathrooms and four reception rooms covering an area of more than 3,300 sq ft. The property occupies a plot of a quarter of an acre which includes a double garage.
Agent: Aitchisons, 01442 873901