5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Hempstead Lane, Potten End, Berkhamsted

  • bedrooms 5
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: 36909_28667063


We are absolutely delighted to offer this mature family home to the open market benefiting from a large plot with south facing garden and extensive driveway parking. The property, which is in a set back position, is located in the heart of the popular Berkhamsted village of Potten End. Having undergone transformation over the years it now measures approximately 2500 sq ft in size and provide well balanced accommodation over two floors.

You are welcomed into the property by a spacious entrance hall which has stairs rising to the first floor with a signature arched window to the front. There are two well proportioned main reception rooms comprising a dual aspect living room with an open fireplace and sliding patio doors to the garden, a dining room which also overlooks the rear garden, a study and a 'L' shaped kitchen/dining room which also has the advantage of a separate utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

Rising to the first floor you are immediately struck by the light that floods the landing area from the arched window and there are doors opening to all five of the first floor bedrooms, the family bathroom and the separate wc. Four out of the five bedrooms all boast fitted wardrobes and four of the bedrooms are positioned at the rear of the property to take in the panoramic garden views. An ensuite bathroom to serve the master bedroom completes the first floor.

Externally the property offers a detached double garage to the front, two timber framed outhouses to the side along with a greenhouse. the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a deep set border at the rear boundary and is fully enclosed by a range of hedging and fencing.

The Location - Potten End is a village in west Hertfordshire, England. It is located in the Chiltern Hills, two miles east-north-east of Berkhamsted, three miles north west of Hemel Hempstead and two miles south east of the National Trust estate of Ashridge. Nearby villages include Nettleden, Great Gaddesden and the hamlet of Frithsden. The joint Parish Council for Nettleden with Potten End CP 1 administers under Dacorum Borough Council.

At the centre of the village there is a Green and pond. The village largely comprises residential properties, together with Holy Trinity Church;3 a primary/junior school Potten End First School;4 a village shop; and two public houses, Martin's Pond and The Plough. A number of small businesses are also based in the village. Recreational facilities include cricket and football fields, bowls club and a children's grassed play area. A Village Hall provides community use for a wide variety of regular and special events.

Nearby Berkhamsted - Berkhamsted provides a wide range of shopping opportunities, including independent boutiques and eateries with major stores such as Waitrose and Boots on the High Street too. The larger towns of Hemel Hempstead and Watford offer wider facilities, including Debenhams and John Lewis department stores respectively. Milton Keynes and London are both easily accessible via the M1.

Transport Links - Berkhamsted is considered a highly desirable commuter town, with excellent transport links by road and rail. The mainline station provides a regular and direct link to London Euston in a little over 30 minutes. Major road connections nearby include the M25 (J20) and the M1 (J8), both of which are around 8 miles away. The A41 dual carriageway runs to the South of the town, providing an excellent connection to Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Tring and Aylesbury.

Nearest Stations & Airports - Berkhamsted (1.8 miles)
Hemel Hempstead (2.4 miles)
Apsley (3.7 miles)
London Luton Airport (9.7 miles)
London Heathrow Airport (20.5 miles)
London City Airport (30.9 miles)

Schooling In The Area - Along with the well regarded village school there are a wide range of education options are available in Berkhamsted and the surrounding area. A mix of comprehensive and independent institutions from nurseries and primary schools to secondary schools and colleges make this area an ideal place for families. The little ones can attend one of the many Outstanding primary schools such as Westfield Primary and Nursery and St Thomas More Catholic Primary. The local secondary school, Ashlyns, caters for older children as well as providing a sixth form. Berkhamsted School is an independent day and boarding school offering both single sex (from age 11-16) and co-educational teaching for boys and girls aged 3-18.

Distance To Schools - Potten End Church of England First School (0.2 miles)
Great Gaddesden Church of England Primary School (1.5 miles)
Galley Hill Primary School and Nursery (1.5 miles)
John F Kennedy Catholic School (1.2 miles)
The Cavendish School (1.9 miles)
Ashlyns School (2.2 miles)
Berkhamsted School (1.9 miles)

Agents 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.

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Reference: 36909_28667063

Contact Agent

Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Property Centre
Tel: 01442 879996