Savills | Drivers End, Codicote, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 8TR | Property for sale
3 Ac(1.21 Ha)
Guide price £1,800,000

Drivers EndCodicote, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 8TR

  • Freehold

Key features

  • About three acres
  • over 2,700 sqft of accommodation
  • Lovely westerly facing gardens
  • Bright, flexible and spacious accommodation
  • Extensive garaging
  • Stables and barns
  • Paddock

Wonderful detached family house with land and views.

About this property

  • This wonderful country house is brought to the open market for the first time in over 35 years and represents a fabulous opportunity for those who are looking for a peaceful country home, yet want the convenience of being within easy reach of a local village or a larger town with direct access by rail into central London. The property will also appeal to those who have an equestrian interest or just want land for other recreational uses.

    Heston Paddocks is an attractive detached family house, which offers bright and spacious accommodation over two floors extending to over 2,700 sqft, and boasts a fabulous westerly facing rear garden and paddock beyond.

    There are many features of note, both inside and out and such features include -

    * Aga to kitchen
    * 39' x 25' L shaped sitting/dining room
    * Attractive open fireplaces
    * Family room and snug
    * Principal bedroom with large adjoining room offering a multiple of uses
    * Bedroom with adjoining dressing room
    * Further bedrooms, one with en suite

    * About 3 acres in all
    * Wonderful mature gardens
    * Level paddock with separate access
    * Stable yard and barns
    * Integrated double garage
    * Detached double garage/storage

    The house is approached over a gravel carriage driveway and continues round to the far side of the house where one of the double garages and further parking can be found. The gardens are just delightful and include a rose garden where once upon a time a swimming pool could be found. Beyond, and for those with an equestrian interest, a dedicated stable yard on a concrete base and apron can be found. There are four loose boxes with light, power and water connected, and adjacent, are two barns, one for garden machinery and an open barn for hay/feed/wood store.

    From both the gardens and the stable yard, gates lead into the paddock which is enclosed, in the main, by post and rail fencing.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Just a delightful family home with wonderful parcel of land.

Nick IngleProperty agent

Local information

  • Mileages Approx:
  • Codicote village 1.2 miles, Knebworth Station 2.1 miles - London Kings Cross from 25 minutes, A1(M) junction 6 3.7 miles, Stevenage 4.9 miles, Welwyn Garden City 6.1 miles, Hitchin 7.2 miles, Luton airport 9.7 miles
  • Drivers End is an attractive hamlet surrounded by stunning open countryside and located just 1.2 miles from the popular village of Codicote.
  • Codicote is a large village, approximately 7 miles south of the town of Hitchin. It has an array of timber-framed and chequered brick houses, intermingled with more modern architecture, lending the village its lovely timeless charm. Local shops for basic day to day needs are on the small High Street, with more comprehensive facilities being available at either Hitchin, with its bustling Georgian market square and sophisticated shops, or Welwyn Garden City, which has a large branch of John Lewis and Waitrose.
  • Primary state education is available with a school in Codicote. State secondary education is provided by schools in nearby towns and the vast majority of pupils move on to Hitchin Boys' School, Hitchin Girls' School and Monk's Walk School. Private schooling is well catered for in nearby towns, including Datchworth School.
  • Road and rail communications are excellent, with a regular commuter rail service from Knebworth; and fast routes in to London from Stevenage. The A1(M) and the M25 provide access to the wider national motorway network.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold