An elegant and well proportioned detached six bedroom early Edwardian home built in 1903 with impressive ancillary accommodation and situated on a private and mature plot of approx 0.6 acres within the popular and desirable market town of Berkhamsted.
The spacious entrance hall provides access to the principal reception rooms. The dual aspect drawing room and dining / t.v. room are mirrored in size with both rooms having attractive and substantial bay windows ensuring each room benefits from the maximum amount of natural light and both rooms having a feature gas fireplace. The heart of the home is the fantastic open plan kitchen/dining and family room which has been created through extending the original house. The kitchen is well appointed and characterful with a partially vaulted ceiling. The family room is equally impressive with a wood burning stove, high ceiling and double doors leading out onto the terrace. This entire area is ideal for entertaining and a great excuse to purchase a very large Christmas tree! A private study area leads off the kitchen containing a larder cupboard and further storage. Completing the ground floor accommodation, there is a generously proportioned utility room and a separate cloakroom.
Stairs lead up from the entrance hall to a large spacious light filled landing. The master bedroom and bedroom two mirror each other and have access onto a shared balcony which provides a delightful view of the garden. The master bedroom has a sizeable en-suite bathroom. There is a further double bedroom and the family bathroom. To the second floor there are three excellently proportioned bedrooms and a large bathroom.
The impressive oak framed outbuilding is an ideal addition to this fabulous home. There is a garage, two bay car port and a fabulous annexe above. This large open plan space is perfect for a granny / nanny annexe or simply a great entertaining space.
The garden is wonderfully private and has a large area of flat lawn, irrigated by an independent rainwater system. This space is ideal for children to play all sorts of games and sports. The terrace is situated to the western flank of the house ensuring the late afternoon sun can be enjoyed during the warmer summer months.
Manor End is accessed via an electrically operated traditional five bar gate which leads onto a wide sweeping gravel driveway.
Berkhamsted is a historic town with a bi-weekly market on Wednesday and Saturday. There is a vibrant High Street with a variety of national chains and independent shops together with a wide choice of excellent pubs and restaurants. There is also a Waitrose, M&S Food Hall and Tesco.
The mainline train station is situated centrally within the town and provides reliable and swift access to London Euston in approx 34 mins. Road links are excellent with the A41 providing direct access onto the M25 junction 20.
A selection of excellent state funded and private schools within the local area including Berkhamsted School which caters for children from day nursery right through to sixth form.
A wide choice of social and sporting clubs are available including football, tennis and cricket.
The National Trust's Ashridge Estate offers over 4,000 acres of protected countryside and woodland to enjoy, ideal for mountain biking, horse riding or just walking the dog.
EPC Rating: House - D | EPC Rating: Annexe - C