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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Northchurch, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4

Guide Price £3,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Norcott Lodge:
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms - 4 with en suites
  • study/bedroom 6
  • Norcott Coach House:
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms - 1 with en suite and dressing room
  • studio/snooker room with gym area and shower room
  • garaging & parking for numerous cars
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A multi generational living opportunity with far reaching views and set in a delightful semi rural location less than 2 miles from Berkhamsted

Location

Berkhamsted 1.8 miles
Berkhamsted Station (Euston from 32 minutes) 2.7 miles
A41 Bypass (M25 - J20 from 15 minutes) 2.2 miles
Tring Station (Euston from 35 minutes) 2.4 miles

Situation
The property is located just north of Dudswell, a charming hamlet 2 miles north-west of Berkhamsted. The Grand Union Canal is close by and has delightful waterside walks leading to Berkhamsted and Tring. The adjacent National Trust Ashridge Estate, which comprises some 7 square miles of woodland and common land, offers a labyrinth of footpaths and bridleways. Berkhamsted and Tring provide excellent schools for all age groups including the renowned Berkhamsted School and The Tring Park School For The Performing Arts. Local preparatory schools include Beechwood Park, Westbrook Hay and Lockers Park.
There are excellent recreational facilities in the area including the Championship courses at Ashridge and Berhamsted. Berkhamsted and Tring both provide mainline stations which offer direct access into London Euston from 32 and 35 minutes respectively.

Services
Mains electricity and water
Oil fired central heating
Private drainage

Description

Norcott Lodge

Reception hall, cloakroom, drawing/family room with minstrel's gallery and library, dining room, kitchen, breakfast room, large utility room, Master suite with roof terrace balcony and en suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms - 3 with en suites, study/bedroom 6, top floor playroom, sun terrace, rear cobbled courtyard

Norcott Coach House

Large reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, family/dining/breakfast room, fully fitted kitchen, utility and boot room, master bedroom with en suite bath/shower room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms, family bath/shower room, sun terrace and BBQ terrace

Studio/snooker room with Gym area and shower room, double and single garages, , large gardens, parking for numerous cars, EPC rating = E

Approaching 1.009 Acres

The property consists of two individual and elegant family houses on either side of a cobbled courtyard. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and enjoying splendid views of the Chiltern countryside, with the popular and thriving town of Berkhamsted less than 2 miles away.

Description

Originally part of a large farm estate that was split up in the early 60's, Norcott Lodge (1856) is now a stylish 6 bedroom house and on the other side of the courtyard, the Coach House (Grade II Listed), is a substantial 4 bedroom house. Both offering modern amenities with exceptional interiors and splendid features such as vaulted ceilings, minstrel galleries, inglenook fireplaces and roof terraces.

In the same ownership for the last 30 years, they have been designed, lived in and enjoyed together by three generations of the same family.

There is a large triple garage block with a studio above and the property is approached by a long gravel drive. There is parking space for numerous cars at the front of the house.

Outside
Both properties nestle beneath a gentle hill, which leads across to Northchurch Common. The private landscaped gardens to Norcott Lodge lie to the west and north of the house and comprise extensive lawned areas including a large level section that was once a grass tennis court, but now perfect for a children's play area. There are pretty, thoughtfully designed terraces dotted around the house ensuring that there is always somewhere to sit on sunny days.

For Norcott Coach House, two attractive terraces provide excellent outdoor space for those summer evenings and BBQ's. There is a small lawned garden with timber shed.

Garage block / studio / snooker room / gym
There is a single and double bay garage block, wood store and housing for the oil tank attached. The first floor is currently used as a recreational area with a full size snooker table and a gym area. It has its own independent central heating system and a shower room. All main services are in place should it be needed as further ancillary family, guest or staff accommodation.


Acreage: 1.5 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
02 July 2016

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