Cavendish House was constructed approximately 2 years ago by Oakbridge Homes who have gained a reputation as the area's premier developer for individual homes of character and quality. Since that time the house has been further enhanced to a very high specification by the present owner. This impressive home, offers superb family accommodation, arranged over four floors. Cavendish House is a traditionally built house, with attractive external elevations, using the finest building materials, coupled with high quality workmanship
Approached via private gates the property sits on 0.32 of an acre, with a west facing garden and views towards Harpenden Golf Club.
The accommodation extends to approx 7200 sq ft providing the most luxurious of features, including a beautifully designed open plan kitchen, with a breakfast room leading on to the family room, all of which overlook the landscaped gardens. The property boasts six bedrooms, all with en-suites with a master suite accommodating his and hers dressing rooms and en suites.
The property has been beautifully designed and well planned, incorporating a spacious and inviting entrance hall, with large well balanced reception rooms. An extensive Lower Ground Floor, houses leisure facilities, to include a large fitness room with separate sauna and steam room. There is also a Home Theatre and chilled cellar with bespoke wine storage. The Home Theatre provides a dedicated multimedia room, created for TV, DVD and music and is fully wired for a projector, screen and surround sound. The room provides a great entertainment facility for the whole family with an AV cupboard as the hub for the multi room music system and TV satellite distribution.
Modern sumptuous and luxury white Villeroy & Bosch bathroom suites, with Vado chrome fittings accommodate all the bedrooms. Beautiful choices of floor and wall tiling have created truly striking bathroom suites. A fully fitted and striking walnut kitchen enjoys superb views to the rear. Other noteworthy features include walnut staircase and doors and underfloor heating.
A lutron homeworks interactive lighting control system is installed throughout the lower ground and ground floor, landing, stairs, principal bedroom suites and to the front and rear external lighting.
To the front, electric wrought iron gates complete with video entry system, open into an extensive block paved driveway providing generous parking and access to the triple garage.
The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped providing an extensive terrace area to the rear of the property, enjoying unspoilt views over farmland and over Hammonds End Golf Club.
Harpenden is well noted for its excellent choice of schools for all age groups. Sports and social facilities are well catered for including several challenging golf courses, various clubs and associations and a comprehensive range of fine restaurants, bars and cafés. Harpenden benefits from a fast main line train service to St. Pancras International, the City, Gatwick Airport and beyond, to Brighton.
To fully appreciate the size, quality and internal specification of this fine home a viewing is highly recommended.


Home Theatre 15'9" x 24'2" (4.8m x 7.37m).

Fitness Room 13'11" x 18'9" (4.24m x 5.72m).

Sauna/Shower Area

Plant Room 14'4" x 9'2" (4.37m x 2.8m).


Chilled Wine Cellar 8'1" x 6'6" (2.46m x 1.98m).



Kitchen/Breakfast 15'11" x 27'5" (4.85m x 8.36m).

Larder/Store 8'1" x 4'8" (2.46m x 1.42m).

Family Room 7'1" x 14'1" (2.16m x 4.3m).

Utility 12'4" x 8'5" (3.76m x 2.57m).

Galleried Hall

Formal Dining Room

Study 14'2" x 8'11" (4.32m x 2.72m).


Drawing Room 21'6" x 24' (6.55m x 7.32m).

Triple Garage 19'1" x 28'4" (5.82m x 8.64m).


Principal Bedroom 14'11" x 14'1" (4.55m x 4.3m).

Dressing Room (Hers) 14'3" x 15'11" (4.34m x 4.85m).

En-suite 10'2" x 12'8" (3.1m x 3.86m).

Dressing Room with Ensuite (His) 18' x 7'5" (5.49m x 2.26m).

Guest Bedroom 14'4" x 10'8" (4.37m x 3.25m).

En Suite 10'8" x 5'4" (3.25m x 1.63m).

Bedroom Three 16'9" x 14'5" (5.1m x 4.4m). En Suite and Dressing Room

Bedroom Four 15'7" x 15'4" (4.75m x 4.67m). En Suite and Dressing Room

Bedroom Five with En Suite 10'5" x 14'8" (3.18m x 4.47m).


Bedroom Six with En Suite 16' x 15'5" (4.88m x 4.7m).

Games Room 20'3" x 24'4" (6.17m x 7.42m).

Two Store Rooms 9'4" x 6'7" (2.84m x 2m).

  • Property Details

    Guide Price £3,500,000 Sold

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    The Hammonds, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5, AL5 2NR

    A superb family home with fine views to the rear, built by one of the area's most reputable developers, Oakbridge Homes and enhanced with recent high specification interior design, in the heart of West Common.

  • Primary Schools

    St Dominic Roman Catholic Primary School RC VA 0.8 miles

    The Grove JM CY 0.9 miles

    St Nicholas JMI COE VA 0.9 miles

    St Hilda's School F IND 1.1 miles

    Redbourn Infant and Nursery School CY 1.1 miles

    Roundwood Primary CY 1.1 miles

    High Beeches JMI CY 1.1 miles

    Crabtree Infant's and Junior Schools CY 1.1 miles

    Aldwickbury School M IND 1.2 miles

    Manland Primary School CY 1.3 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Secondary Schools

    Roundwood Park School AC 1.1 miles

    St George's School AC 1.2 miles

    Sir John Lawes School AC 1.3 miles

    St Albans Girls' School F AC 1.3 miles

    Sandringham School AC 1.8 miles

    St Albans High School For Girls F COE IND 1.8 miles

    St Albans School M IND 1.9 miles

    Loreto College F RC AC 2.0 miles

    Verulam School M AC 2.1 miles

    Beaumont School AC 2.4 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Transport

    Harpenden Train Station 0.9 miles

    M1 Junction 9 1.9 miles

    St Albans Train Station 2.1 miles

    Luton Parkway Station 3.4 miles

    London Luton Airport 3.5 miles

    M25 Junction 21 3.5 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

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The Hammonds, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 AL5 2NR


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