Ashtons occupies a fine rural position off a leafy lane and is approached via secure automatic gates that lead via the drive to the stable yard and associated amenities.

The main house has a stable style door which leads to an entrance hall. The impressive open plan living room is divided into two generously proportioned reception rooms divided by a central fireplace with double backed log burner. The palatial dining room is ideal for entertaining large gatherings has exposed timber floorboards and steps drop down to a beautiful sitting room with sliding patio doors opening to the sun deck. There is also a large study.

The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of attractive storage units beneath granite work surfaces and incorporates an AGA range, space for an American style fridge freezer, integrated dish washer, dual bowl Franke sink with mixer tap and Quooker boiling tap. There is also a breakfast bar behind which is a spacious breakfast area with picture windows and casement doors overlooking the gardens.

The utility room is fitted with a range of storage units and has plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and freezer, floor standing central heating boiler, large cloaks cupboard with hanging rails and a granite work surface with circular bowl sink. The adjoining cloakroom is fitted with a low flush W.C, bidet and a wash basin.

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The first floor landing leads to a spacious master bedroom with a range of cupboards and a very attractive ensuite bathroom, fitted with a walk in shower enclosure, W.C and bath, with fully tiled walls. The dressing room has a dressing table, and some fitted storage. There are four further double bedrooms and an attractive family shower room with walk-in shower enclosure, low flush W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin.

Externally, there is a separate guest annexe comprising a generously proportioned bedroom/living room with separate a kitchen and shower room.

The stable block incorporates five stables, store room, hay barn and a large storage barn. There is also a yard workshop/utility room. Also, our clients have planning consent for a ménage. The grounds and paddocks total approx. 4.02 acres.

The gardens are extensively laid to lawn and there is a substantial sundeck which projects out from the house providing far reaching views over surrounding countryside and the village of Markyate. There is also an all-weather tennis court and paddocks bordered by stock proof fencing.

We understand that a neighbouring land owner has in the past offered the opportunity to rent more grazing land which is easily accessed via a five bar gate and if further land was required, our client would be happy to approach the neighbour to make an introduction.

The extensive driveway provides parking for multiple vehicles. The large barn provides garaging. There is also an oiltank housed within a brick outbuilding with tiled roof.

Although rural the property is easily accessible to good communication links with London including the M1 J9 (1.8 miles) and mainline stations at both Luton Parkway and St Albans. The renowned Beechwood Park School is a day and boarding educational establishment for boys and girls aged 3-13 (2.9 miles)
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    Green Lane, Markyate, Hertfordshire, AL3, AL3 8LR

    Set in grounds that amount to some 4.02 acres, this impressive five bedroom house has a range of stables and outbuildings, together with an all weather tennis court.

  • Primary Schools

    Redbourn Infant and Nursery School CY 2,223.9 miles

    Beech Hyde Primary School CY 2,224.1 miles

    The Grove JM CY 2,224.2 miles

    St Helens C of E Primary School COE VC 2,224.3 miles

    Aldwickbury School M IND 2,224.3 miles

    St Dominic Roman Catholic Primary School RC VA 2,224.3 miles

    High Beeches JMI CY 2,224.4 miles

    Crabtree Infant's and Junior Schools CY 2,224.5 miles

    St Nicholas JMI COE VA 2,224.5 miles

    Flamstead Village School CY 2,224.6 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Secondary Schools

    St Albans School M IND 2,221.7 miles

    Loreto College F RC AC 2,221.8 miles

    Beaumont School AC 2,221.9 miles

    Verulam School M AC 2,221.9 miles

    St Albans High School For Girls F COE IND 2,222.0 miles

    St Albans Girls' School F AC 2,222.5 miles

    Sandringham School AC 2,222.6 miles

    Roundwood Park School AC 2,224.7 miles

    St George's School AC 2,224.7 miles

    Sir John Lawes School AC 2,224.8 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Transport

    M25 Junction 21 2,220.2 miles

    St Albans Train Station 2,221.7 miles

    Harpenden Train Station 2,224.5 miles

    M1 Junction 9 2,224.9 miles

    Luton Parkway Station 2,227.0 miles

    London Luton Airport 2,227.1 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

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Green Lane, Markyate, Hertfordshire, AL3 AL3 8LR


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