An elegant family home that is situated within an enviable location within Ashridge Estate, HP4.
Reservoir Cottage is an elegant family home that is in an enviable location within Ashridge Estate, it has commanding presences as you enter Little Gaddesden and is well connected to Little Gaddesden and Berkhamsted.The house has been beautifully restored, with large rooms and high ceilings and keeps all the elegance and character of an 1840s Brownlow Style house, yet has been carefully brought into the 21st century.Upon entering this stunning home you are greeted with an impressive vaulted hallway with a galleried landing, which creates space and a beautiful flow throughout the home. Impeccably finished in a high quality, the craftsmanship is allowed to shine through. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room which includes Smallbone units and a three oven Aga, is the heart of this home; complete with a cosy wood burner and a split stable door which provides views across the garden and fields beyond. The three generous reception rooms create flexible family accommodation and are conveniently heated via an underfloor heating system.The Principal bedroom and second bedroom benefit from en suite bathrooms and dual aspect views, as well as character features. This dual aspect view is particularly prevalent from the balcony in the second bedroom, which overlooks the fields and woodland nearby.Reservoir Cottage is approached by a long-gated driveway and sits well away from any road. In a very peaceful and calm location with uninterrupted views for 300 degrees, it benefits from the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Planning permission has been acquired for a double garage with an office space or large room above; as well as permission for an oak framed porch over the front entrance if desired.This period property is situated within Ashridge Estate- an area of outstanding natural beauty and the former hunting ground for King Henry VIII. Ashridge Estate extends to over 4,000 acres of woodland, common land, and has been shown in many TV programmes and films. It is also within easy reach of Little Gaddesden, which has a Church of England Primary School with an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating, local shop, Post Office, Church, Sports Club and Public House.
Berkhamsted mainline station 5 miles London Euston 33 minutes Hemel Hempstead 7 miles M1 (J8) 8 miles M25 (J20) 11 miles Central London (Baker Street) 32 miles.(All times and distances are approximate).