Impressive family home of some 4,300 sqft, in an idyllic village location.
This substantial six bedroom house with triple garaging and a plot of around 0.45 acre, enjoys an enviable position in the heart of this sought-after village, close to the village green and a short walk from the local primary school, shop and country pubs.
For sale for the first time in over 20 years, Potten End House, is an individual home totalling some 4,300 sqft, with much appeal and considerable potential to remodel and enlarge further, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.
Set well back from the road, with secure electrically operated gates, this impressive property offers versatile, spacious family living accommodation.
Internally, the entrance porch boasts ample storage areas for coats and shoes to be hidden away. Double doors open into a lovely spacious reception hall with attractive flagstone flooring. From here, you will find the dining room on your left and the kitchen/breakfast room on your right, traditional in style and complete with a central island and terracotta tiled flooring.
From the kitchen is the added bonus of a utility room and boot room.
The inner hallway leads on to the principle drawing room. A beautiful, light filled room, with many windows and double doors overlooking the rear garden.
The conservatory provides additional flexibility and is currently used as a gym.
Completing the downstairs is a cloakroom, access to the garages and a stairway leading up to the self-contained annexe which consists of a living room, bedroom and bathroom.
Ascending the main staircase, to the far end is the master bedroom suite; a sizeable room, with the addition of a dressing room and bathroom including a separate shower.
There are four further double bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom room. The family bathroom completes the upstairs.
Externally, the substantial rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and ideal for children to play. The garden is private, secluded and level, enclosed by a beech hedge, with a beautiful magnolia, plum and apple trees.
To the front, there is ample parking for numerous cars and triple garaging.
Potten End is the quintessential English country village, with a village green, pond, church, hall, playgroup, primary school, two pubs and village shop. Set amidst beautiful countryside, yet only around two miles from Berkhamsted, it offers the best of both worlds; the rural idyll within striking distance of many amenities.
There is a thriving social life to be found, with clubs as diverse as Guides, Brownies, Beavers and Scouts to bridge, line dancing, cricket, bowls, WI, yoga and badminton.
Nearby Berkhamsted is a busy market town with many independent shops and a thriving market, located to the West of Hertfordshire and just 30 minutes from London by train. Perhaps the town`s most prominent role in National affairs came in 1066 when William the Conqueror was handed the English Crown at Berkhamsted Castle.
The area is highly desirable for commuters, with excellent transport links by road and rail. Berkhamsted mainline train station provides a regular and direct link to London Euston in around 30 minutes. Road connections nearby include the M25 (J20) and the M1 (J8 and J9). The A41 dual carriageway runs to the South of the town, providing an excellent connection to Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Tring and Aylesbury.
There is a good range of leisure facilities in the area. The National Trust`s 5,000 acre Ashridge Estate is just minutes away, while nearby golf courses include Berkhamsted and The Grove. The area offers excellent schooling, including Potten End School, Berkhamsted School and Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.
Berkhamsted offers a wide range of shopping, from independent boutiques to national names such as Waitrose and WH Smith.
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