5 bedroom detached house for saleLondon Road, Bourne End, Hertfordshire
Guide Price £2,000,000
- Grade II listed
- Five Bedrooms
- Range of outbuildings/stables
- seven acres of paddocks
- Development opportunity STP
Full descriptionBourne End Farm is a truly rare find, being Grade II listed offering an attractive farmhouse with a host of period features to include exposed beams, beautiful fireplaces and cottage latch doors.
The outbuildings measure some 6000 sq ft in total, offering huge potential for other uses subject to relevant permissions. The gardens and paddocks lie to the south of the buildings and measure some 7 acres in all.
The farmhouse is believed to date back to the 1500's and offers five spacious reception rooms, five double bedrooms, three of which have period feature fireplaces.
Bourne End Farm is approached through an open period barn onto a central courtyard.
The buildings have been more recently used as stabling but also echo the farms former life as a dairy farm. The central barn area has 5 stables and various store rooms. A large period barn is accompanied by various stables and stores and lends itself beautifully for conversion to other uses.
The farmhouse has a paved courtyard area leading round to a walled garden with a large lawn area. The paddocks have been divided into three substantial areas amounting to some 7 acres in all.
The Location - Bourne End is positioned in-between the historic town of Berkhamsted and the sought after Felden which comprises some of the areas most prestigious properties. Berkhamsted provides a wide range of shopping opportunities, including independent boutiques and eateries with major stores such as Waitrose and Boots on the High Street too. The larger towns of Hemel Hempstead and Watford offer wider facilities, including Debenhams and John Lewis department stores respectively. Milton Keynes and London are both easily accessible via the M1.
There is a good range of leisure facilities in the area including walking and riding just minutes away in the surrounding countryside and on the National Trust's 5,000 acre Ashridge Estate (around 3 miles away), while nearby golf courses include Ashridge, Berkhamsted and The Grove.
Berkhamsted is considered a highly desirable commuter town, with excellent transport links by road and rail. The mainline station provides a regular and direct link to London Euston in a little over 30 minutes. Major road connections nearby include the M25 (J20) and the M1 (J8), both of which are around 8 miles away. The A41 dual carriageway runs to the South of the town, providing an excellent connection to Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Tring an
Proximity To Stations - Berkhamsted overground (2.2 miles)
Tring overground (1.6 miles)
Chesham underground (4.5 miles)
Schooling In The Area - There are a number of excellent schools in the area including Berkhamsted School for Boys and Girls, Westbrook Hay, Merchant Taylors for Boys, Heatherton House, Royal Masonic School and Wycombe Abbey School for Girls. There is also the world famous Ashridge Management College.
Proximity To Schools - Westbrook Hay Independent School For Boys & Girls (0.8 miles)
Lockers Park Independent School For Boys (1.2 miles)
Abbots Hill Indepdendent School For Girls (2.1 miles)
Berkhamsted Independent School For Boys & Girls (3.1 miles)
Sporting Interests - Berkhamsted Lawn Tennis & Squash Rackets Club - http://www.bltsrc.co.uk/
Berkhamsted Rugby Union Football Club - http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/berkhamstedrufc
Berkhamsted Golf Club - www.berkhamstedgolfclub.co.uk
Berkhamsted Leisure Club & Gym - http://www.sportspace.co.uk/
Places To Eat - Carluccios.com/restaurants/berkhamsted
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