Lakeside Manor, West End Lane, Essendon, Hertfordshire

£5,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Lakeside Manor combines character features

with classic styling and an impressive attention

to detail and sits in a private position with

wonderful views over the extensive and

beautiful grounds. It is an exceptional country house with welldesigned spaces, refined touches and a welcoming ambience. From the stunning vaulted entrance with stained glass windows which opens to the impressive reception hall, the stunning kitchen/breakfast room and the elegant reception and entertainment areas, this is a property which has been thoughtfully created with luxury, comfort and recreation in mind.

The ground floor provides flexible accommodation, including three/four reception rooms, all with French doors to the terrace. There is an integral pool complex with bar, sitting area and entertainment area leading to a steam room, sauna, games room, cinema, gym, second kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Adjacent to the leisure complex is the allweather

tennis court.

The first floor offers three well-appointed

double bedrooms, all with high-quality en suite

bathrooms including a master suite with two

fitted dressing rooms. All bedrooms also enjoy

access to a balcony with panoramic views over

the gardens.

Outside, there is a detached two bedroom

bungalow and a garage block with an office/

hobby room above and two summerhouses

within the estate. Set back from the road

behind electric gates, the sweeping driveway

leads to the garage block and the turning circle

positioned to the front of the main house.

Lakeside Manor is tucked away in this

picturesque location on the outskirts of the

charming village of Essendon around 3 miles east

of Hatfield and 5 miles south-west of Hertford.

This is an area renowned for its fine countryside

and views over the Lee Valley yet conveniently

located for transport links and access to local

amenities. The village has an Inn and a church

and further amenities may be found in Hatfield

and Hertford. There is excellent shopping at

The Galleria centre in Hatfield and both towns

boast a wealth of restaurants and bars.

For commuting, there is a direct train service to

London Kings Cross and Moorgate from Hatfield

Station and the Piccadilly underground line is

available at Cockfosters, approximately 8 miles

away. Potters Bar, Hertford or Bayford Stations

are within easy reach. Road communications are

also good with Junction 4 of the A1(M) around

3 miles away and Junction 24 of the M25 just 6

miles distant.

Sporting facilities include golf at Hatfield London

Country Club, Essendon, Mill Hill and Brookmans

Park Golf Club and cricket at Hatfield, North

Mymms and Potters Bar and Hatfield. Walking,

riding and cycling are widely available and the

Lee Valley Athletics Centre, the largest indoor

and outdoor athletics facility in the south-east is

just 10 miles away.

There is a wide range of excellent schools in the

area including Bishops Hatfield Girls School,

Stormont School, Lochinver School, Queenswood,

Haberdashers Aske's, St Albans School, Haileybury,

Aldenham and Harrow School.

Arrange viewing 01727 530090

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