8 bedroom detached house for sale

Kings Walden Road, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Guide Price £2,800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall, Drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, playroom, boot room, conservatory, cloakroom, cellar
  • Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, seven further bedrooms, two further bathrooms
  • Magnificent timber-framed 'party' barn
  • 2 bedroom cottage
  • Old stables/games room and further storage
  • Mature gardens and grounds, walled garden, heated swimming pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Listed Grade II being of architectural and historic importance, Great Offley house is constructed of mellow red brick, clad in mature Virginia creeper and wisteria, under a clay tiled roof.

Internally the house combines wonderful light and spacious reception rooms with comfortable bedroom accommodation on the first and second floors. Remarkably, the house is constructed over three different eras, each style clearly visible. Of particular note is the Drawing Room, an elegant space of excellent proportions focused on an attractive carved, open fireplace.

Lying in the beautiful, picturesque village of "Great Offley" in North Hertfordshire, which boasts historic elements, Great Offley House is conveniently located approximately 3.5 miles south west of Hitchin. The local amenities include an incredibly handy local general store, a butcher, two public houses as well as a primary school within walking distance. More comprehensive amenities can be found in Hitchin, 3.5 miles away.

Fast and frequent trains leave Luton and Hitchin stations, reaching London Kings Cross and St. Pancras in approximately 33 minutes. Alternatively, Luton Airport provides global across, just 5 miles away.

There is an excellent choice of schools in the district including Princess Helena College, two grammar schools; St Francis' College for Girls and Aldwickbury School for Boys.

Outside is an extensive range of outbuildings, including the magnificent timber-framed 'party barn' which has a separate kitchen. The property also includes a very comfortable two-bedroom cottage providing useful secondary or letting accommodation.

The Old Stables have now been converted to provide a further games room and storage.

Gardens and Grounds
The gardens and grounds are a principal feature of Great Offley House, laid mostly to lawn and studded with a selection of mature trees. To the north is a charming, sunken walled garden with two productive fig trees and wonderful scented roses. Lying in a secluded area to the south of The Old Stables is the heated swimming pool. Further south is a wooded area providing tranquillity just beyond the old tennis court. A mature orchard lies to the north of the house.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Hitchin (3.6 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (4.5 mi)
  • Luton (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Hitchin (3.6 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (4.5 mi)
  • Luton (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Strutt & Parker, National Country House Department

35 Cadogan St, Chelsea, London SW3 2PP

020 8012 2809 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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