4 of the best: high street living in Herts
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Our pick of the properties in a prime position to enjoy all the town and village amenities in Hertfordshire
On Hoddesdon’s bustling market town’s High Street is this Grade II listed four-storey Georgian townhouse. It retains many original features including late 18th century plasterwork, panelled doors and sash windows. The ground floor has previously been used for commercial purposes, but can now be changed to full residential, adding several extra reception rooms, as well as an orangery with French doors opening onto the sculpted rear garden and ornamental pond. The first floor offers potential for four bedrooms and a family bathroom, with a further three bedrooms, dressing room and two bathrooms on the second floor, which has a roof terrace with views over the town. There is also a large basement and parking for up to five vehicles.
Agent: Savills, 020 8494 6602
Royston, guide price £695,000
White Bear Cottage is a detached new build in the centre of Royston in walking distance of the town centre and train station. The ground floor houses a large kitchen/dining area, a lounge with a log burner and a further reception room, with an additional basement area which could be used as a study or cinema room. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, two ensuite, and a large family bathroom. The house is finished to a high standard, including a high-gloss fitted kitchen with granite surfaces and integrated appliances. Externally there are landscaped front and rear gardens and two parking spaces.
Agent: Putterills, 01462 453195
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Saffron Walden, £775,000
Sativus House was designed by a local architect and built on Safron Walden High Street in 1982 with views of St Mary’s Church. On the ground floor a reception lobby leads to a hallway with a turning staircase, and there is also a kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, study and conservatory. The ground floor is completed by a large drawing room with a central fireplace and French doors opening onto the L-shaped rear gardens. Upstairs, there is an ensuite master bedroom, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside is a partly walled, west-facing rear garden, which has a greenhouse, fruit trees and a pergola, There is also a double garage.
Agent: Mullucks Wells, 01799 520520
High Barnet, £1.25m
This four-bedroom detached home is situated on a private no-through road a short walk from Barnet High Street and 10-15 minutes on foot from High Barnet tube station.
Accommodation is arranged over three floors. The ground floor has a spacious entrance hall, study, guest WC and open-plan kitchen/dining room with bifolding doors on to the rear garden. The first floor houses a lounge, large additional reception room and one bedroom. A further three bedrooms are on the second floor, the master has a walk-in wardrobe, ensuite and balcony. There is also a large family bathroom. Outside is a low-maintenance garden, garage and large parking area.