Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP1 Noake Mill Lane, Water End

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Features at a glance

  • Reception hall, Sitting room, Dining room, Snug, Orangery Study, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Rear hall, Cloakroom, WC, Large cellar
  • Master bedroom suite with bathroom and dressing room
  • 6 Further bedrooms, 3 Further bathrooms
  • Traditional brick barn, Triple garage, Heated swimming pool with pool house and steam room,
  • Walled garden
  • Landscaped gardens and grounds
  • 2 Paddocks comprising about 16 acres

A beautiful Grade II* listed family home in landscaped gardens and grounds.

Constructed of mellow red brick with flint panels under pitched tiled roofs, Gaddesden Hall nestles in the Gade Valley.

In recent years the house has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment and now provides light and spacious reception rooms with comfortable bedroom accommodation on the first and second floors.

Of particular note is the beautifully proportioned drawing room centred on an attractive brick fireplace with a woodburning stove. The kitchen has been completely remodelled and is now fitted with hand built Martin Moore units.

Other aspects of the refurbishment include complete plumbing and rewiring together with Cat 6 cabling and fibre-optic broadband. The old conservatory was replaced with a David Salisbury Orangery and each bathroom and wc modernised. Gaddesden Hall now combines today’s modern living requirements with the great charm of a period home.

This property has 19.05 acres of land.

Outside

The principal gardens have been thoughtfully designed and create a mature and tranquil setting for the house. Approached through electric oak gates is the award winning courtyard garden with a central lawn and pleached lime trees. To the rear is the traditional walled garden with French doors opening from the dining room, flanked by well stocked herbaceous borders and a productive apple tree providing shade. Beyond the walled garden is an open area of lawn gently sloping down to a belt of mature trees.

Adjoining the courtyard garden is the heated swimming pool with pool house which incorporates a gym and a steam room. Nearby is the traditional brick barn which would be ideal for numerous uses including secondary accommodation or an office (subject to planning consent).

Lying to the west are two fields currently left to wild flowers and wildlife with mown paths but suitable as paddocks for an equestrian enthusiast.

Situation

Lying at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in the peaceful hamlet of Water End, Gaddesden Hall is approached over a single track lane which crosses the River Gade. The area is renowned for its rolling countryside with well maintained agricultural land and traditional English mixed woodland.

Berkhamstead is within 5 miles providing a wide range of facilities including a selection of boutique shops, a Waitrose and a choice of restaurants. There is a good choice of gastropubs in the area including the Alford Arms, whilst the nearby National Trust run Ashridge Estate provides walking and riding over 5,000 acres.

There is an excellent selection of schools in the district including primary schools in Potten End and Great Gaddesden. Prep Schools at Beechwood Park, Lockers Park and Chesham. Secondary schooling at Berkhamsted School for Girls and Berkhamsted School for boys. Communications are exceptional with fast and frequent trains leaving Berkhamsted reaching London Euston in 33 minutes or Harpenden (8.7 miles) reaching London St Pancras in 30 minutes. The M1 (J8) is 5.1 miles away and the M25 (J20) 6.4 miles. Luton Airport is 13.8 miles distant.

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Ref: HPN220072
Interested in this property?
Offers In Excess Of
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