Enjoy Hertford's amazing scenery on a walk through Balls Park

PUBLISHED: 16:53 24 January 2011 | UPDATED: 20:32 20 February 2013

Enjoy Hertford's amazing scenery on a walk through Balls Park

Enjoy Hertford's amazing scenery on a walk through Balls Park

Balls Park development in Hertford provides easy access to some of the best walks in Hertfordshire

With the Government recently announcing plans for its Big Tree Plant campaign, which aims to plant one million trees in urban areas over the next four years to improve the quality of peoples lives; the importance of having easy access to outside space is being widely recognised by many, particularly for its health benefits.

Locations such as City & Country Groups Grade I Listed Balls Park development in Hertford provides easy access to some of the best walks in Hertfordshire.

Set in 63 acres of picturesque Grade II Listed parkland, which features on the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, each of the homes has access to the private gardens and historic parkland, providing residents with their own fully maintained landscape environment. The estate at Balls Park provides the perfect starting point for exploring the frosty, local landscapes, which surround Hertford.

Helen Moore, Managing Director at City & Country Group Residential, comments, 'Working off the Christmas calories by going on a healthy walk is the perfect way to start the New Year and explore the beautiful winter wonderland.

'Properties at Balls Park are perfectly placed for homeowners to not only enjoy walks in their very own estate, as well as Balls Wood and Amwell Nature Reserve, which are both located nearby.'

Walk 1

Location: Balls Wood, Hertford Heath
Distance of walk: Various walks around the 80 hectares of surrounding countryside and woodland

Balls Wood is approximately a five minute drive from Balls Park. The mixed woodland is renowned for its rides, heathland, plantations of conifers, nature watching, woods and ponds. It offers a number of different walks through farms, orchards and meadows.

Walk 2

Location: Amwell Nature Reserve, Ware

Distance of walk: Various walks around the 40 hectares of Reserve

Amwell Nature Reserve is approximately a ten minute drive from Balls Park. Former gravel pits have been restored to a diverse wetland reserve, providing keen wildlife enthusiasts with the opportunity to view important numbers of wintering wildfowl, breeding birds and otters from specially designed hides and viewpoints.

About Balls Park:

Properties in The Stables, the first phase of development at Balls Park, feature beautifully restored sash windows, as well as an abundance of other original features. Bespoke kitchens have been designed for each property and include a range of integrated stainless steel appliances, whilst the bathrooms incorporate white sanitaryware and chrome fittings. Throughout the properties, top quality flooring has been provided including 100% wool carpets, porcelain floor tiles and either engineered oak boards or restored original floorboards.

Balls Park is an exclusive community, and provides the perfect location with Hertford town centre just a short 10-minute walk away, where there are a variety of shops, restaurants and cafs. Whilst Kings Cross, Moorgate and London Liverpool Street are all accessed easily in under 50 minutes by train from Hertford with two separate train lines.

Prices at The Stables at Balls Park currently start from 237,500 for a one bedroom apartment and 365,000 for a two-bedroom apartment. For those keen to find out more about purchasing an exclusive new home in The Stables, the on-site sales suite is open daily between 10am and 5pm. For further information, contact City & Country Group on telephone: 01992 551777 or visit: www.balls-park.co.uk.

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