Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 Kings Walden Road, Offley

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Features at a glance

  • 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

A remarkable Grade II Listed house surrounded by mature gardens and stunning views

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.

This property has 2.73 acres of land.


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.


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.


From London, travel north on the M1 and take exit 10 on to the A1081/Luton. At the roundabout take the second exit onto New Airport Way. At the roundabout taker the 2nd exit onto Vauxhall Way/A505. Follow until the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto Eaton Green Rd. Follow this over two roundabouts, staying on Eaton Green Rd until you reach Stony Lane. Turn Left on to Kings Walden Rd. Follow this for 1.5 miles. Turn left and the destination will be on your left after a short distance.

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