6 bedroom detached house for saleAlderton Drive, Ashridge Park, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, HP4
Sold STC £2,800,000
- 5 reception rooms
- kitchen/breakfast room
- 6 bedrooms (2 dressing rooms)
- 5 bath/shower rooms
- utility & boot room
- double garage with studio over
- gated carriage driveway
- extensive parking
- EPC Rating = D
Little Gaddesden is a picturesque village situated high in the Chiltern Hills comprising an interesting collection of period and individual houses and cottages, adjoining The National Trust Parkland of Ashridge, set within an area of "Outstanding Natural Beauty" Berkhamsted town centre is about 5 miles distant, and provides an interesting and varied selection of shops including Waitrose, Marks and Spencer Simply Food plus a wide range of coffee shops and restaurants to suit most tastes.
The village features a thriving post office and general store, plus The Bridgewater Arms pub/restaurant and primary school.
The Ashridge Estate features the Management College formerly a hunting lodge for Henry VIII. The monument can be climbed and offers far reaching views towards London and the Aylesbury Vale. There is also the renowned Golf Club ranked in the top 100 in the country.
Berkhamsted offers excellent schooling for children of all ages including Berkhamsted Collegiate for boys and girls. There is an excellent rail service to central London (Euston), about 30 minutes. Road access to important centres is excellent, with the A41 dual carriageway linking quickly to the M25.
Alderton Drive is a private no through road featuring only 11 properties, set within generous gardens. Alderton Lodge has a frontage of 386 ft, and is set within landscaped gardens and grounds of about 3 acres. The plot backs south onto Ashridge Golf course and there is a gate to the adjoining footpath. The setting is completely private and the plot bounded by mature Laurel, shrubs, trees, and banks of colourful Rhododendrons.
Alderton Lodge has been extended and improved and provides tastefully presented accommodation arranged over 3 floors. There is a spacious reception hall with oak parquet flooring. Glazed double doors give access to the drawing room and delightful views over the rear gardens. There is a sitting room, fitted study, elegant dining room and a well fitted kitchen which features Shaker style, Walnut and painted units and bi-fold doors to the rear terrace and gardens. A wide opening from the kitchen gives access to the family room with fireplace and glazed double doors to the rear garden. A glazed door from the kitchen gives access to the rear conservatory.
On the first floor and second floors there are 6 bedrooms including 2 dressing rooms and 5 bath/shower rooms. Outside there is a double garage and internal staircase to a studio on the first floor.
NB) The owner of this propery is an employee of Savills.
Square Footage: 4,428 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres
From Berkhamsted centre proceed along the High Street towards Tring. At Northchurch turn right onto the B4506 towards Little Gaddesden. After about 3½ miles and just past the Golf Club turn right into Alderton Drive. Alderton Lodge is the third house on the right hand side.
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