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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Maydencroft Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Gardens and parkland grounds
  • Pasture land of about 19 acres
  • 5 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room & boot room
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Triple garage with party room above
  • Tennis court

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A magnificent example of a classic Grade II* Listed Queen Anne house set in wonderful grounds of about 1.7 acres with a further 19 acres available by separate negotiation.


Harpenden 12.8 miles
Stevenage 5.4 miles
London Luton Airport 10.6 miles
A1M (J8) 4 miles
M1(J10) 12.2 miles
Hitchin Station 2.2 miles with regular services into Kings Cross and the City

Gosmore is a quintessential village in Hertfordshire. There is a Parish Church and modern village hall, two village pubs, convenience shop and a garden nursery. There is a lot of open space surrounding the village, enjoying the benefit of a village green, playing fields, bowling green and other equestrian facilities. There are a number of well renowned golf courses within the area including Brocket Hall, Knebworth (both private) and Chesfield Downs (public).

Three well renowned Equestrian Centres, namely Patchetts, The College and Addington Manor are approximately 27 miles, 32 miles 37 miles respectively.

Whilst surrounded by its own parkland, Avenue Farm is only one mile from the beautiful historic market town of Hitchin with all its amenities, local schools (including Kingshott, Princess Helena College, St.Christopher's Letchworth and Hitchin Girls School) and fast rail access to London (fastest trains 23 minutes from London King's Cross).


Entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, music room, library, cinema room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room, 2 cloakrooms, master bedroom with en suite, 5 further bedrooms, 2 further bathrooms, triple garage with party room above, garden store, swimming pool with pool house and gas oven and dining area, tennis court, formal gardens, parkland grounds of about 1.72 acres. Further land available in two Lots totalling about 19 acres available by separate negotiation.

The Property
Avenue Farm is a striking Grade II* Country House with a particularly fine Queen Anne façade at the end of an avenue of Limes standing in its own formal Gardens and Grounds of about 20 acres. Avenue Farm dates from Medieval times, and in 1700 the owner Richard Rayner, added the Queen Anne frontage, which forms the principal elevation fronting the carriage driveway.

The house is mentioned in Pevsner's 'The Buildings of England"', referring to "the especially good façade of five bays with modillioned eaves cornice". The gardens include features designed by Julie Toll, a Gold Medal winner at Chelsea, together with a walled garden, swimming pool and tennis court. The property also benefits from a separate Grade II barn with beamed roof and triple garage.

All main services are connected

Acreage: 1.7 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 March 2017

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