Dagnall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1QZ | Property for sale | Savills
2,426 sq ft(225.38 sq m)
Excess of £1,750,000

DagnallBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1QZ

    Key features

    • Plot of about 0.87 of an acre
    • Fabulous far reaching countryside views over the Chilterns
    • Delightful period features
    • Study/home office
    • Swimming pool
    • Double garage with workshop basement and mezzanine floor
    • Wine cellar
    • Carriage driveway

    Attractive period house with paddock and wonderful far reaching views.

    About this property

    • Superb period house set well back from the road on a substantial plot that enjoys fine views to both front and rear. The property is presented in excellent decorative order throughout and retains a plethora of period features. Although full of charm, there are no compromises required of a buyer seeking a practical family house with modern fitments.

      The accommodation comprises a large dining hall with log burning stove, formal sitting room with fireplace and log burning stove, modern fitted kitchen dining room with island unit and French doors to garden. An inner hallway gives access to the study, a guest cloakroom and a utility/boot room with additional door to front. There is a wine cellar accessed from the hallway.

      The first floor offers four bedrooms. The principal bedroom suite includes a dressing area and en suite shower room. There is also a further en suite bedroom and a family bathroom.

      The south facing rear garden backs onto farmland with woods beyond, stretching the views as far as the as far as the eye can see. The gardens include an expansive lawn, heated swimming pool, seating area and pergola, and also extend to the side of the house where there is a large recently renewed storage shed with power and lighting and a pretty pond. The house is set well back from the road screened by mature shrubs and has a carriage driveway and double garage with mezzanine storage area and a very usable basement room.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Although the house is set within the village and is only a short walk to the Red Lion pub, there are lovely views to both front and rear.

    Douglas SleaperProperty agent

    Local information

    • Berkhamsted 7.2 miles, A41 7.3 miles, Hemel Hempstead approx. 8.9 miles, M1 (Junction 9) 9.4 miles, Luton Airport 12.3 miles, Harpenden 13 miles
    • Dagnall, derived from the Old English for "Daegga's Knoll, is a popular village with a pub, a farm shop and village school. It is surrounded by countryside in the well wooded, low lying hills of the Chilterns. As a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this has enabled the village to retain some of the charm of a bygone era. It is adjacent to Ashridge Estate, which is owned and managed by The National Trust, and provides the opportunity for extensive walking and riding with an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways.
    • For shopping, the closest town is historic Berkhamsted, which has a fine selection of stores including Waitrose, Marks and Spencer Food and a number of delicatessens. There is an excellent choice of places to dine out, with many bistros and pubs dotted along the High Street. Berkhamsted also offers both a Friday and Saturday weekly market, adding to the charm of this vibrant town.
    • With good schools, including the renowned public Berkhamsted School for Boys and Girls, and the prep school of Beechwood Park in Markyate, Swallow Cottage is well located. Dagnall also benefits from being within the catchment area of Aylesbury's sought-after Grammar Schools. Buses for schools in the surrounding area pick up from the village High Street.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G