4 bedroom Detached House for sale: Ashridge

  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 36909_30702081


An exceptionally rare chance to purchase a detached country home on one of the areas finest roads in the heart of Ashridge with a mature plot of just under 2 acres and boasting a heated swimming pool and detached garage block.

Ground Floor - With five reception rooms on the ground floor find finding space to entertain family and friend is not a problem. A formal drawing room boasts a triple aspect with French doors opening to the rear garden, two windows to the side and a bay window overlooking the front of the property. A snug with open grate fireplace intersects the dining room and drawing room and leads through to an internal reception room which is currently being used as a dedicated piano space. An inner hallway leads through to the study and to the kitchen/breakfast room which has been fitted with a comprehensive range of base and eye level units and is further complemented by an Edwardian style conservatory providing panoramic views over the garden and a generous reception room with door to the front and door to the plant room. A ground floor cloakroom completes this level.

First Floor - A spacious landing area has doors opening to all the bedrooms and to the airing cupboard. The master bedroom suite occupies the westerly wing of the property and is configured with a dressing area which leads through to the main bedroom which has a door opening to a large balcony overlooking the rear and to a spacious ensuite shower room. The guest bedroom also has the advantage of a number of fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom. The remaining double bedrooms are well served by the family bathroom which is fitted with a five piece suite including separate bath and shower unit.

Outside - Without a doubt the plot and outlook of the property are a real feature of this stunning family home. An electronically operated five bar gate opens to a sweeping driveway which leads to the garage block. Sitting relatively central in the plot there is an extensive garden area to the front of the property which is laid to lawn with a number of mature trees giving you a real sense of a woodland outlook. With the garden continuing down both side of the property the rear garden is south/west facing in aspect to ensure you can enjoy the late morning sun right though to sun set. Benefiting from a very private outlook to all aspects there is a heated swimming pool in the rear garden alongside a mature coy pond. All boundaries of the property are enclosed with a very mature array of hedging with a woodland area to the rear boundary.

The Location - Priory End is situated in an enviable position within the Ashridge Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and former hunting estate for King Henry VIII and childhood home of Queen Elizabeth I. The Ashridge estate extends to over 4000 acres of woodland, common land and down land which is administered by the National Trust. The location has been used in many well-known TV programmes and films including - Midsomer Murders', and more recently - Harry Potter' and - Stardust'.
The nearby picturesque village of Little Gaddesden provides its own Church of England mixed junior school, post office, general store and Bridgewater Arms public house and restaurant.

On Your Doorstep - Berkhamsted - The neighbouring town of Berkhamsted is within short driving distance (circa 10 mins) and provides comprehensive amenities including an impressive choice of shops, cafes, restaurants, leisure activities and cinema. The town also provides a variety of schooling for all age groups, in particular renowned Berkhamsted Public school for boys and girls. Further independent schools such as Chesham Prep and Tring Park for performing arts are also within easy striking distance.

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 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: 36909_30702081

Contact Agent

Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Property Centre
Tel: 01442 879996