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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chipperfield Road, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3

Under Offer £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Listed
  • Private Parking
  • 0.40 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This extended and improved Grade II listed cottage is located in the popular village of Bovingdon, close to good schools and with excellent rail links into central London. With spacious dining kitchen, 4 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms, detached garage and gardens of half an acre

This recently updated property boasts many features, both original and later additions, including exposed wall and ceiling beams, open fireplaces, casement windows and latch doors.

From the entrance hall is access to the principal reception rooms, both of which are dual aspect with open fireplaces, the sitting room benefitting from a superb inglenook fireplace. There are 2 further reception rooms; a dining room with original tiled floor and library/snug. In addition there is a downstairs shower room. To the rear of the property is the impressive kitchen/breakfast room with contemporary styling and bifold doors to the gardens, providing a modern contrast against the character of the main house.

2 staircases provide access to the first floor, leading to 5 bedrooms (two of which benefit from open fireplaces) and 2 bathrooms.

Forge Cottage is set back from the road in a private setting, secluded by mature high hedging. A driveway leads to a detached garage, with an adjacent pathway to the property entrance and mature rear gardens approaching half an acre, which back onto open fields, including protected ancient woodland and the Boxmoor Trust land.

Junior school, Bovingdon Primary Academy is located in the village, with Chesham Grammar nearby. Independent schooling includes Chesham Preparatory, Lockers Park and Berkhamsted School.


Berkhamsted 4.5 miles (London Euston 33 minutes), Chesham 3.5 miles (Metropolitan line), Hemel Hempstead 4.5 miles (London Euston 29 minutes), M25 (J20) 7 miles, (J8) 7 miles.

(All times and distances are approximate).


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 September 2016

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