Kinsbourne Green, HARPENDEN, Herts, AL5 3PZ


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Description

A beautiful detached Grade II listed period farmhouse, with outbuildings, barns and stables, sitting in grounds and paddocks of approx. 5.3 acres. The house, thought to date back to the mid-16th century has been extended over its history, to provide a truly impressive family home.

Description
A beautiful detached Grade II listed period farmhouse, with outbuildings, barns and stables, sitting in grounds and paddocks of approx. 5.3 acres. The house, thought to date back to the mid-16th century has been extended over its history, to provide a truly impressive family home.

A beautiful detached Grade II listed period farmhouse, with outbuildings, barns and stables approx 5.3 acres

GROUND FLOOR

We are delighted to offer for sale this striking and well presented Grade II listed farmhouse, dating back to between 1500 and 1550. The property boasts delightful original character features and offers well presented and generous family accommodation. The house enjoys four reception rooms, including a spacious 39ft Garden Room, Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace, Dining Room with open fireplace and a delightful fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Family Room complete with Aga. On the first floor, the property boasts six bedrooms including a Master Bedroom with En Suite facility.

Entrance Hall

Lady Bray also has a number of adjoining outbuildings, including a functional office with its own access and a large Studio to include Kitchen and separate Bathroom, which would be an ideal Granny Annexe or Au-Pair Suite. The property also has six stables and two barns and a garden store. The property also incorporates two walled gardens, occupying approximately 5.3 acres of land, in the heart of Kinsbourne Green.

Cloakroom

Historical records enable the individual occupants of Lady Bray Farm and House (originally known as Poplars Farm) to be traced, with certainty, back to 1753. Prior to this date the records are incomplete. Recent history shown that the Farm and Buildings were purchased in the 1930s, by Greens Brewery of Luton.

Sitting Room 4.86 x 4.10

During the 1940s considerable stabling was built, to house the shire horses that were then used by the Brewery. A barn and workshops were also added to maintain the Brewery drays. Greens Brewery was taken over by Whitbreads who subsequently sold the Farm, by auction to H C Beale Esq in 1961. The present owners purchased the property in 1996 and completely modernised the house and outbuildings.

Dining Room 4.86 x 3.82

The barns and stables total approximately 3500 sq ft and offer considerable potential, subject to planning permission.

Study 3.32 x 2.98

Kinsbourne Green is located on the north side of Harpenden, and is located with a short drive of Junction 9 of the M1 and Harpenden town centre.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.93 x 5.12

Harpenden itself is well noted for its excellent choice of schools, sports and social facilities, including several challenging golf courses, Sports Centre, swimming pool, various clubs and a comprehensive range of fine restaurants and bars. The town benefits from a main line train service to St. Pancras International, the City, Gatwick Airport and beyond, to Brighton.

Garden Room 11.98 x 4.56

In summary, this is a truly magnificent home, offering a wealth of character and a viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate Lady Bray.

Utility Room 3.70 x 2.9



Boot Room 5.27 x 3.67



Larder 3.72 x 2.03



FIRST FLOOR



Landing



Bedroom One 5.12 x 4.16



En Suite Bathroom



Bedroom Two 4.78 x 4.74



Bedroom Three 5.3 x 3.4



Bedroom Four 3.37 x 3.34



Bedroom Five 2.93 x 2.37



Bedroom Six 3.34 x 2.58



Family Bathroom



EXTERIOR



Attached Buildings comprising



Home Office



Self-Contained Studio with kitchen and bathroom, ideal for conversion to Granny Annexe



Brick Stables with Loose Boxes



Dray Barn



Detached Barn



GROUNDS



Grounds and Paddocks of approx 5.32 acres




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Price: £2,250,000

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Harpenden
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