Unique Tower Home C 1860-Explore London and Hertfordshire !(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 5/6 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, [Sleeps 8- 10 guests ]
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 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.
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, family house,hatfield House, st albans, Hertfordshire,
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Member since: 2008
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Video Library
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Hunting Small Game
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Seating for 9 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 3 - Mar 24, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 25 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $120
- DEPARTURE CLEAN/laundry $200
- Tax Rate 7.95%
Departure Cleaning fee:199
Refundable security deposit- subject to no breakages/damages or key/fob losses- 500
The rates are the same all year around except for holidays i.e. xmas, easter, half terms and summer holidays.
We are a family friendly rental . We welcome children of all ages.
We do not permit hen or stag nights or large gatherings.
Please inquire about dates- full calendar and availability can be found on website .
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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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 .
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
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: Currently, i am a full time university 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 Essendon, Hertfordshire, UK:
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.
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This is the courtyard entry to the home.
The building is circa 1860 and was historically horse riding stables
Enjoy an open fire in the evenings or watch a movie
large glass dining table , double oven, butler sink, granite counter tops
Super king comfy orthopedic mattress- you will get a good nights sleep here.
Master bathroom with oversized tub
Family bathroom with tub and seperate shower
The lavendar bedroom- king sized bed
Stairs leading to the upper Tower bedroom which offers 1 single bed
Flagstone patio at back of house
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
Stunning architectural features
large living room with russian oak floors and 2 seriously comfortable sofa's
large open kitchen with access to the garden
The Octagonal bedroom- super king sized bed and authentic wooden trusses.
The Master bedroom with Super King bed, en suite bathroom, wooden oak floors .
Blue bedroom 1 single and a queen bed. Beautiful garden views
Family bathroom with oversized tub
Lower tower bedroom with single bed and views over the courtyard
Back of house leading to huge trampoline
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
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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