This splendid country estate is located in a beautiful rural setting. comfortably accessible to london and surounded by rolling Hertfordshire countryside.
Cell Park farm is a magnificent Georgian farmhouse with Victorian additions, a separte granary cottage, open fronted barn and over 10 acres of parkland.
Approached via a long driveway, flanked by mature hedgerows, the property has a main door leading into a wonderful reception hall with sandstone floor and an elegant Georgian stairway.
The drawing room features a stone fireplace with double doors into the morning room with panoramic vistas over the gardens. There is a comfortably proportioned study and cloakroom and WC.
The kitchen/breakfast room is stunning and graced with hand painted storage units, further enhanced by Italian granite worksurfaces. A substantial island unit incorporates a prep sink and breakfast bar and there is a four oven aga and american style fridge/freezer. this extends into a living/dining space, which is great for entertaining.
The adjoining utility room is huge and well fitted with storage units and benath the house is an extensive cellar with multiple compartments.
On the first floor there are five bedrooms and four beautifully fitted bathrooms, three of which are en-suite. the master bedroom is particularly impressive and enjoyes dual aspect views.
A further staicase leads to two further double bedrooms with WC suite and like many of the rooms enjoy favourable views over the estate.
The 'Granary Cottage' provides excellent ancillary accommodation, with great storage/workrooms and a garage on the ground floor and a one bedroom apartment on the first floor. Further garaging is attached to the main house.
A ten acre paddock, located on the north western side and enclosed within post and rail fencing is ideal for equestrian use. A significant amount of land is available by separate negotiation.
The gardens are well tended and extensively laid to lawn, further enhanced by mature trees and shrubs and a large paved sun terrace. A substantial brick & flint wall borders the private approach and is all that remains of a milking parlour.
The thriving village of Markyate is renowned for it's friendly community and offers a range of conveniences catering for your day to day needs, including a junior mixed/infants school and the highly regarded Beechwood Park private school, which is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 4 to 13, with a Montessori nursery department. There are also Village stores and characterful pubs. The Village is just a few miles from motorway links and 6 miles from Harpenden, where there is a fast rail line into central London, together with a more comprehensive range of shops and fine educational establishments.
5 reception rooms
outbuildings and over 10 acres of land