An impressive conversion of a former barn with flexible and spacious living accommodation and character features throughout, whilst occupying very attractive private gardens and surrounded by some of the area's most exquisite open countryside. The centre of Little Gaddesden is just a short walk away and onveniently placed for access to Berkhamsted and Tring.
Approached via a private road Pilgrim Cottage has a private gated driveway leading to a generous block paved parking area and two large garages. The pretty enclosed walled garden enclosed garden features a patio area with awning and pond and two areas of lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees.
Upon entering the property, the considerable charm and character becomes apparent with exposed timber beams, attractive wooden and hand-cast latch doors and windows which maximise views onto the private garden. The vaulted triple aspect sitting room has doors leading out onto the patio and a feature fireplace as its main focal point. Adjacent is the spacious dining room which leads conveniently to the kitchen/breakfast room, offering the potential to open up these two rooms if desired to create a large kitchen, dining, family space. The principal bedroom is located to one end of the barn and is triple aspect with a separate dressing room and recently refitted ensuite shower room. There are three further bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite bathroom, the others serviced by a family bathroom. A separate study and useful utility room complete the accommodation of this flexible single-storey home.
Nestled on the outskirts of Little Gaddesden, the property enjoys a serene rural setting while offering easy access to the village's diverse range of amenities. These include a Church of England mixed junior school, with an outstanding Ofsted rating, a well-stocked shop and post office, and a lively public house and restaurant, perfect for social gatherings. Sports enthusiasts and community-minded individuals will find themselves at home with the plethora of sporting clubs and social groups available within the village, while golf enthusiasts can indulge in the renowned Ashridge Golf Course.
The historic town of Berkhamsted is approx four miles away, offering comprehensive amenities to cater to all needs. Berkhamsted boasts an array of shopping facilities, including a Waitrose supermarket and an M&S Food Hall, in addition to charming boutique shops, inviting cafes as well as frequent trains to London Euston taking just 35 mins. Families seeking excellent educational opportunities will not be disappointed, as Berkhamsted provides both outstanding state and private schools, with Berkhamsted School earning high acclaim for both boys and girls.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a home in this idyllic spot, the first time on the market in 30 years and surrounding by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to 4000 acres of National Trust Land.