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Stunning,Unique 6 Bed Home C 1860-Explore London and Hertfordshire !

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Brookmans Park house description

WELCOME to a beautiful property with the best of both worlds- London with all its major attractions and the beautiful countryside of Hertfordshire.

This unique, comfortable, luxurious, spacious family home is ideally situated to explore the tourist attractions of central London [ 20 to 30 minutes by train] and the quaint nearby towns and villages of Hertford, Welwyn, Hatfield,St.Alban's , Barnet, Elstree, and Shenley.

This beautiful House is situated at the end of a private shared road ,surrounded by green belt countryside. A perfect retreat for total relaxation, and yet very to close to London's Northern and Picadilly Line tube stations
The local British Rail station is a 5 minute drive away just outside the village of Brookmans Park.

The home is totally unique, full of charm and character - it was chosen to feature on ITV's home/film documentary, for its historic special features and unique appeal.

This is a one of a kind home designed for total comfort and relaxation.The spacious living room features oak floors and french doors leading to a balcony and garden.The 2 comfortable sofa's surround the wood burning fireplace.

Chef's will love our gourmet, fully equipped kitchen with double oven and stove, black granite counters, cherry wood cabinetry and slate floors.
It is fully stocked with quality cookware, slices and herbs.

The kitchen has direct access to the garden where there is ample seating for a family of up to 8 adults. If there are younger children in your family a further 2 guests will be comfortable .

The magnificent Tower house offers 6 beautifully appointed bedrooms with quality furnishings.

BEDROOM ARRANGEMENTS:

1.The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with marble vanity and large bath tub.There are beautiful views from the master bedroom over rolling countryside hills.There is a very comfy Super king sized bed, built in closets and writing desk .

2. The octagonal bedroom has a super king sized bed and many original architectural features .It has built in wardrobes, a huge writing desk and flat screen HD TV

3. The Blue bedroom has one queen and one single bed.

4. The Zebra bedroom has a king sized bed

5.The lower tower bedroom has a single bed.

6. The most unique bedroom is located in the tower of the home and enjoys beautiful views over the courtyard and country fields. It has one single bed.

This is an Ideal location with close proximity to London.You can drive to hampstead heath in 30 minutes!

Keywords: luxury home close to London, celebrity home, family house,hatfield House, st albans, holiday lets Hertfordshire

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available
          • Car Optional
          • Daily Maid Service

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            You must be 21 years + to proceed with a booking....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We are a family friendly rental. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is strictly permitted in the garden and on the deck outside...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Small well behaved pets are considered....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The house offers some cabability for wheel chair accessibility. Please ask....moreless

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            The master bedroom has one king bed - orthopedic mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            The octagonal bedroom has a super king sized bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 6: 1 twin/ single

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • 7 seat mercedes suv

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Golf Course Front:

                We are literally 3 minutes from the golfing...moreless

              • Rural:

                This house is surrounded by beautiful beautiful countryside hills and has a rural feel yet its only 10 minutes to British rail line that takes you into kings cross in 20 minutes. ...moreless

              • Village:

                There is a village center just 10 minutes drive away- it has everything you need including grocery stores, library, Beauticians, hairdressers, several excellent restaurants and a hotel ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Every room is beautifully equipped with duvets and linens...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    There is a wood burning fireplace in the living room and in the dining room...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Carteblanche
                  • Dinersclub
                  • Discover
                  • Eurocard
                  • Jcb
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          £280

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee £120
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £300
                          • Tax Rate 7.95%

                          Notes:

                          2 guest- 280 per night and 150 clean fee

                          2-5 guests-375 per night and 200 clean fee

                          Over 5 guests -475 per night and 250 clean fee

                          Over 10 guests- 475 PER NIGHT AND 20 per night per EXTRA person-300 clean fee

                          MAJOR HOLIDAYS: Christmas, easter, half terms , Summer holidays- 550 per night with a 3 night minimum stay.

                          45 days notice is req for cancellation in low season and 60 days in HIGH SEASON

                          50% of the rent fee is required to reserve the property.The balance is due 45 days in advance of arrival.If you are booking ultra high season dates such as summer holidays, christmas, easter , half terms and new year the balance is due 60 days prior to arrival.PLEASE REFER TO THE RATE SECTION because we charge on a sliding scale starting at 280 per night plus departure clean fee for 2 guests.


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                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Heathrow
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Woodman pub
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Brookmans park country club
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Brookmans park
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          m25
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          woodman pub
                          60 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          south end on sea

                          Car: Necessary

                          The closest tube to the house is Cockfosters on the Picadilly line [ 15 minutes by car].

                          The closest British rail line is Brookman's park [ 5 minutes drive away] which takes you directly to the center of london in 22 minutes.Trains are frequent and you can park at the station making this the most affordable transport option for exploring central London.

                          The local pub is within walking distance and the area is surrounded by world class restaurants, golf facilities and shopping malls .

                          NORTH LONDON- THINGS TO DO:

                          For those guests that have not yet explored the delights of NORTH LONDON we highly recommend Primrose hill, camden town market, Kenwood House in Highgate, Brent cross shopping Mall, Hampstead heath, Finchley rd O2 center for concerts and other events , The british library, Regents Park zoo, Regents canal, Little venice. All of these venues are within a 30 to 40 minute drive from the house.

                          HERTFORDSHIRE-THINGS TO DO AND SEE:

                          Hertfordshire is home to Elizabeth 1, Henry Moore, Samuel Ryder , Queen mother, Graham green & George Bernard Shaw. With beautiful and mysterious houses such as Hatfield House and Knebworth House you will be in awe of their treasures and history.We recommend trips to the british gardens at the stately homes where you will see glorious gardens of lavender, snowdrops, butterflies & rose-there is something to see all year around. With fabulous festivals throughout the year in many villages and towns there is something for everyones interest.

                          Local history, social history, strange artefacts , fascinating characters, stunning historical buildings,roman villages, vibrant market towns abound in Hertfordshire. For family fun- search out the life size dinosaurs at Knebworth, see the big cats and the smallest monkey at Paradise Wildlife Park or head down to Celtic Harmony for Celtic crafts and archery in a beautiful woodland clearing.

                          Whatever you decide to do, wherever you decide to go Hertfordshire will not disappoint you, it's the perfect destination for all ages .

                          TRANSPORT LINKS:

                          HEATHROW- 40 MINS

                          STANSTEAD OR LUTON AIRPORTS- 25/ 30 MINUTES

                          GATWICK- 2 HOURS

                          DOVER FERRY TO FRANCE , EUROPE ETC- 2 HOURS DRIVE

                          TRAINS TO EUROPE FROM KINGS CROSS INCLUDING EURO STAR- 22 MINUTES .

                          VERY LOCAL ACTIVITIES/AMENITIES:

                          2 minutes drive to GOLF

                          3 minutes drive to local pub

                          4 minutes drive to the best place for excellent sunday lunch

                          4 minutes drive to closet village with shops, library, restaurants

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1998

                          About the owner: Currently, i am a full time student . I also work part time renting out vacation homes that belong to family members and friends. I love traveling and spend most summers in England and France where i have lots of family .

                          Why the Owner Chose Brookmans Park:
                          This property is very unique, charming and full of character. Filmed on ITV for it's historical interest- there is no other home quite like it. If you would like to see the film- let me know- and you will see for yourself just how magnificent it is inside and out.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The location of this property offers the best of both worlds- You can enjoy all of the major tourist attractions in London which is just a 25 minute train ride away- and yet you feel as if you are in the peace and quiet of the countryside. Located on the border of North London and Hertfordshire - the home is perfect for guests that want to explore London as well as all of the stunning villages and towns of Hertfordshire such as Hertford, St. Albans, Shenley, Hemel Hampstead.Other unique benefits of this house are the beautiful views and spacious , comfortable interior.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch, Enquiries are welcome in English, French, Spanish

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                          Photos

                          • This is the courtyard entry to the home.

                            This is the courtyard entry to the home.

                          • The building is circa 1860 and was historically horse riding stables

                            The building is circa 1860 and was historically horse riding stables

                          • Enjoy an open fire in the evenings or watch a movie

                            Enjoy an open fire in the evenings or watch a movie

                          • large glass dining table , double oven, butler sink, granite counter tops

                            large glass dining table , double oven, butler sink, granite counter tops

                          • Super king comfy orthopedic mattress- you will get a good nights sleep here.

                            Super king comfy orthopedic mattress- you will get a good nights sleep here.

                          • Master bathroom with oversized tub

                            Master bathroom with oversized tub

                          • Family bathroom with tub and seperate shower

                            Family bathroom with tub and seperate shower

                          • The lavendar bedroom- king sized bed

                            The lavendar bedroom- king sized bed

                          • Stairs leading to the upper Tower bedroom which offers 1 single bed

                            Stairs leading to the upper Tower bedroom which offers 1 single bed

                          • Flagstone patio at back of house

                            Flagstone patio at back of house

                          • Central London is easily accessible-22 minutes on fast train to kings cross

                            Central London is easily accessible-22 minutes on fast train to kings cross

                          • The closest tube is 15 minutes by car and is on the picaddily line

                            The closest tube is 15 minutes by car and is on the picaddily line

                          • Stunning architectural features

                            Stunning architectural features

                          • large living room with russian oak floors and 2 seriously comfortable sofa's

                            large living room with russian oak floors and 2 seriously comfortable sofa's

                          • large open kitchen with access to the garden

                            large open kitchen with access to the garden

                          • The Octagonal bedroom- super king sized bed and authentic wooden trusses.

                            The Octagonal bedroom- super king sized bed and authentic wooden trusses.

                          • The Master bedroom with Super King bed, en suite bathroom, wooden oak floors .

                            The Master bedroom with Super King bed, en suite bathroom, wooden oak floors .

                          • Blue bedroom 1 single and a queen bed. Beautiful garden views

                            Blue bedroom 1 single and a queen bed. Beautiful garden views

                          • Family bathroom with oversized tub

                            Family bathroom with oversized tub

                          • Lower tower bedroom with single bed and views over  the courtyard

                            Lower tower bedroom with single bed and views over the courtyard

                          • Back of house leading to huge trampoline

                            Back of house leading to huge trampoline

                          • The trampoline!

                            The trampoline!

                          • We are a family friendly rental and welcome small , well behaved pets

                            We are a family friendly rental and welcome small , well behaved pets

                          • Enjoy the best of both worlds- easy access to central London and Hertfordshire

                            Enjoy the best of both worlds- easy access to central London and Hertfordshire

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                          £280 per night (GBP)
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                          6 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

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