5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Tring, Hertfordshire

  • bedrooms 5
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 36211_27961321


Thrift Cottage was constructed by the Rothschild family circa 1877 as part of Home Farm on the Tring Park Estate. The house successfully combines many period features, typical of Rothchild property, with modern additions.
The house is approached by an attractive driveway through mostly old farm buildings, including the old farmhouse. Thrift Cottage is set in extensive landscaped grounds and includes the principal house, adjoining swimming pool complex and separate garage. In addition, there is parking for numerous cars.
The main house offers excellent family accommodation which on the ground floor includes a 30' drawing room, a family room, the dining room, a modern kitchen and a gym/5th bedroom. In addition there is a large conservatory with lovely views over the garden.
This conservatory also serves to connect the living accommodation to the magnificent indoor swimming pool complex which won an industry award when it was constructed. This forms a superb recreational area, ideal for entertaining whilst also offering the opportunity for alternate uses including additional living accommodation or possibly a self contained annex.
On the first floor, there is a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also an extensive storage room which, subject to the usual permissions, could be extended to create additional accommodation.
The splendid detached garage provides space for up to four cars and offers excellent workspace. The first floor games room which currently houses a full size snooker table and is a teenagers heaven or could be used as a home office. There is also a WC.

Alongside the graceful appearance of the property, the gardens of Thrift Cottage are delightful, having been expertly landscaped to provide a park-like setting for the house and an ideal space for a summer game of hide and seek! The gardens are planted with a wide variety of trees including Ornamental Maples and other specimens, which form vivid splashes of colour throughout the year.
The grounds are divided into a number of garden rooms, leading from one to another, to form individual areas, including a lovely Japanese garden with interlinking ponds, a home to impressive Koi Carp.
The sale of Thrift Cottage affords a discerning buyer the very real and genuine chance to purchase one of the areas most imposing homes in a secluded position, yet within walking distance to all local amenities and to own a piece of Tring history.

The Location - The property is situated in a sought after location and within walking distance of Tring town centre, which is a historic market town, providing a range of individual shops and restaurants including an M&S simply food and a large Tesco supermarket. Tring is surrounded by greenbelt countryside of great natural beauty, encompassing Tring Park and Tring reservoirs which are renowned nature reserves.

There are excellent paths for walking, running, cycling and riding including The Ridgeway National Trail and the vast Ashridge Estate with Ivinghoe Beacon providing far reaching views over the surrounding landscape. Thrift cottage is ideally placed to take advantage of all the countryside Tring has to offer.

Education In The Area - The local educational facilities are excellent and include the renowned Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Goldfield Infants and Nursery School (currently with an outstanding Ofsted), Tring School (currently with a good Ofsted & outstanding for its sixth form) and it is also close by to the The Berkhamsted School for boys and girls and The Grammar Schools of Aylesbury.

Proximity To Schools - Bishop Wood Church of England Junior School, Tring (0.2 Miles)
Dundale Primary School and Nursery (0.3 Miles)
Missenden Abbey Adult Education College (6.5 miles)
Buckinghamshire UTC (6.8 miles)
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts (0.6 miles)
Tring School (0.8 miles)
John Colet School (3.4 miles)

Transport Links - Tring railway station lies just over a mile away for fast and frequent services to London/Euston taking about 40 minutes. The A41 bypass provides a fast link to the M25 motorway (J20) and from there the national motorway network and international airports.

Proximity To Stations & Airports - Tring Station (2.2 miles)<
Wendover Station (3.9 miles)
Cheddington Station (4.5 miles)
London Luton Airport (14.2 miles)
London Heathrow Airport (23.6 miles)
London City Airport (37.0 miles)

Tring benefits from its own indoor swimming facilities and various well supported sporting clubs including cricket, tennis, football, rugby, hockey and running to name a few. It is also home to the Sir Walter Rothschild Museum which is part of the Natural History Museum. Tring is a lovely place to live with a warm and welcoming community spirit.

Information For Buyers - Please be aware, should you wish to make an offer for this property, we will require the following information before we enter negotiations:

1. Copy of your mortgage agreement in principal.

2. Evidence of deposit funds, if equity from property sale confirmation of your current mortgage balance i.e. Your most recent mortgage statement, if monies in bank accounts the most up to date balances.

3. Passport photo ID for ALL connected purchasers and a utility bill.

Unfortunately we will not be able to progress negotiations on any proposed purchase until we are in receipt of this information.

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Reference: 36211_27961321

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Tring, Aylesbury & Wendover Property Centre
Tel: 01442 828222