Norcott Hill, Ashridge, Northchurch Common
Offers in Excess of £1,500,000
5 bedroom Barn Conversion for sale: Norcott Hill, Ashridge, Northchurch Common
Offers in Excess of £1,500,000
- Stunning barn conversion.
- Detached annex
- Open plan living accommodation
- Wonderful position close to Ashridge
- Easy striking distance to Berkhamsted.
- Character features throughout.
- Ideal for dog lovers and walkers.
- Early enquiries recommended.
Located on the Ashridge Estate is a unique barn conversion, offering stunning accommodation over 2 floors and the benefit of a fully detached home office, measuring in excess of 40 ft, with kitchenette and cloakroom.
Ground Floor - Double doors open to a grand reception hall, which has a vaulted ceiling and flows though to a large dining hall. To the left of the entrance hall is a door opening to a dedicated reception room, which is dual aspect with windows to the front and rear, and a centrally located wood burning stove. Steps from the dining hall lead to a hand-made kitchen, which boasts a central island and bi-folding doors, opening directly to the gardens. There is also both a utility room and a cloakroom on this level. Bedrooms three and four share a shower room, completing the ground floor.
First Floor - A mezzanine landing area at first floor level provides a lovely space to use as a study or reading area. The master bedroom has the advantage of a luxuriously appointed Ensuite bathroom, which is fitted with a freestanding bath, separate double shower cubicle, WC and twin sink units. Bedroom two also has a spacious landing area and an Ensuite bathroom.
Outside - One of the highlights of the property, along with the character features which are abundant throughout, is the detached outbuilding which has been converted and is currently used as a combination of games room and cinema studio. The outbuilding is equipped with a kitchenette and cloakroom and could also suit a variety of different uses; for instance an outstanding home office, teenagers den or either as accommodation for elderly relative or Au Pair! The property boasts two distinct garden areas, one of which is mainly laid to lawn, with a flagstone patio area providing an ideal al fresco dining space, while the other garden on the opposite side of the barn is a traditional 'English Rose' garden, with a number of brick built raised beds and block paved areas for seating.
The Location - Berkhamsted & Northchurch commons are the largest in the Chilterns at some 427 hectares. Northchurch common is one of the five commons found on the National Trust's Ashridge Estate.
Berkhamsted & Northchurch commons were registered together and form a large arc of common that stretches from Northchurch over towards Frithsden and down to Potten End. The commons are criss-crossed by paths and tracks, many of which are rights of way. Parts of Berkhamsted common are used by the Berkhamsted Golf Club. Northchurch common is the most open of the commons on the Ashridge Estate with and the large area of pasture alongside the B4506 a notable feature.
Berkhamsted Town - On Your Doorstep - 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 and London.
Schooling In The Area - There are a number of excellent schools in the area including Berkhamsted Independent School for Boys and Girls, Merchant Taylors for Boys, Heatherton House, Royal Masonic School and Wycombe Abbey School for Girls. There is also the world famous Ashridge Management College and Tring Park Performing Arts School.
Agents Information For Buyers - Thank you for showing an interest in a property marketed by Sterling Estate Agents.
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 principle.
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 unless we are in receipt of all the above outlined information.
Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Property Centre
Tel: 01442 879996