Superior modern family home with nearly 4000 square foot of accommodation and beautiful views across the open countryside.
With an elegant gated entrance and set back from the road, Hawbush is a superior modern home that has been completely extended and renovated by the current owners. The overall design ensures the property benefits from an abundance of natural light and now offers approaching 4,000 square feet of accommodation.
Ground Floor - On entering the house one is immediately struck by the stylish interior design, with underfloor heating downstairs, double height entrance hall and the impressive contemporary staircase constructed of oak, glass and steel which creates a real 'wow' factor. The attention to detail in the layout is apparent from the entrance hall with extensive storage cupboards and a large walk in coat/ store room and stylish cloakroom.
The principal reception rooms are all separately accessible off this area, with the clever flow of the property drawing you into the kitchen. This room continues the theme with an attractive oak framed island which has an extensive breakfast bar and gas hob, perfect for cooking and entertaining at the same time. The kitchen is open plan to a comfortable seating area where one can relax and enjoy views of the southerly facing rear garden. Double doors lead out from the seating area onto a substantial terrace offering an ideal extension of the entertaining space, particularly in the warm summer months.
The vast sitting room has an an attractive fireplace with log burning stove providing a central focal point. Within this generously proportioned room there is also the main dining table positioned next to the floor to ceiling windows which allow the room to be flooded with natural light. Double doors lead through from the main living area into the media room which is ideal for watching your favourite film or sport.
Accessed seperately from the main entrance hall is the playroom/ study which looks out to the front of the property.
First Floor - The impressive staircase rises up to a galleried landing which is flooded with natural light. The master bedroom is quite spectacular with a floor to ceiling window spanning across the full width of the apex ensuring the countryside views are fully taken advantage of. The en-suite is well appointed with 'his' and 'hers' sinks and a walk in shower. The second bedroom is also en-suite whilst there are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom completing the first floor accommodation.
Outside - Situated on a mature southerly facing plot of approx 0.4 acres, Hawbush is approached via a gated entrance which leads onto a large gravel driveway providing ample parking for numerous vehicles and access to the substantial tandem garage with double doors leading to the rear garden where there is a large terrace with steps leading down to a generous area of lawn.
There are fantastic countryside views to the rear of the property with mature hedging and trees to the borders providing suitable privacy.
Local area - Potten End set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is the quintessential English country village, with a green, pond, Church, playgroup, primary school, farm shop, two pubs and a shop/cafe due to open soon. Set amidst beautiful countryside yet only around two miles from the market town of Berkhamsted. For a small village there is a thriving social life with clubs such as Brownies, Guides, Beavers and Scouts for the younger generation, to bridge, line dancing, cricket, bowls, WI, yoga and badminton for the adults. Being situated on the edge of the National Trust's Ashridge Estate offering 4000 acres of protected woodland to enjoy whether it be walking the dog, horse riding or cycling. Berkhamsted offers an extensive choice of shops, restaurants and supermarkets including Waitrose and M&S Food Hall with Berkhamsted mainline station accessing London Euston in approx 34 mins. There are superb road links being M25 (J20) and the M1 (J8 and J9).
Services - Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. EPC Rating: C