One of Hertfordshire’s most exclusive village developments, The Ridings, in Aldenham, has launched its much-anticipated new show home. Formerly Patchetts Equestrian Centre, this sough-after development is a collection of 50 luxurious family houses situated in the heart of the pretty, secluded hamlet, Patchetts Green. 

Built by leading award-wining Hertfordshire developers, Heronslea Group, The Ridings is ideal for those seeking village life, sitting in ten acres, it is surrounded by countryside and woodland, yet close to local amenities, transport links and excellent schools.

The Ridings offers the perfect balance between town and country living, which is proving to be a huge attraction for purchasers. Jason Rishover, CEO for Heronslea Group comments: “Patchetts Green is an idyllic place to live, and the combination of the village setting and our superb specification has made The Ridings very popular. We are now in our final phase and having sold our previous show homes we have just launched our third. All the show homes all have showcased perfectly what life could be like at this beautiful family development.”     

Appealing to a wide range of buyers, The Ridings offers different house types and sizes. All beautifully designed, each home has its own charm and character, benefiting from the highest specification that has become synonymous with the award winning Heronslea brand.

The must-see Volte show home has been expertly dressed by Heronslea’s interior design team. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom, luxury family home features well designed living accommodation spread over three floors. The ground floor benefits from two receptions rooms and a large eat in kitchen with an island and bi-fold doors leading to the private garden, which is perfect for entertaining. The first floor has a stunning master bedroom with an ensuite and dressing area, a second bedroom with an ensuite, and two further bedrooms and separate bathroom, all the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. The second floor has a suite with bedroom, walk in wardrobes and ensuite with a landing leading onto a multi-media room for entertainment.

All homes at The Ridings benefit from bespoke interior design and have been finished with a contemporary and stylish decor. Layouts are perfect for modern living and provide spacious accommodation in a choice of layouts. Many homes feature open plan kitchen/dining areas opening onto the rear garden, creating a wonderful heart to the home, while generous lounges provide the perfect entertaining space. Some benefit from a third floor with extra bedrooms and flexible spaces for games rooms or studies.

Only the very best fixtures and fittings have been selected for The Ridings, which offers the highest specification throughout, from the premium hardwood flooring with underfloor heating to the beautiful walnut doors, LED lighting and hallway cornicing.

The contemporary designer kitchens feature soft-closing doors and draws, composite stone worktops, contemporary glass splashbacks, chrome hot tap system for instant boiling water, stainless steel sink with chrome pull out spray tap and come complete with Siemens built-in appliances. The elegant bathrooms and en-suites have been designed to offer a sanctuary within the homes and feature designer wall hung sanitary ware and brassware from Hansgrohe, with luxurious bathing and showering options.

Aldenham is a highly desirable place to live and bring up a family. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book and is one of Hertsmere’s 14 conservation areas. The area benefits from a number of leading schools including the prestigious Haberdashers’ Aske’s, voted Independent School of the Year 2017 in the Sunday Times and Aldenham School, both providing a first-class education.

Opposite The Ridings is the quaint village pub ‘The 3 Compasses’ while Aldenham Golf Club with its two courses and Aldenham Country Park and its 100 acres are close by. Radlett and Bushey town centres are just two miles away, both with train stations providing services to London and Watford, and high streets filled with restaurants and shops. As well as excellent rail connections the development is close to both the M1 and M25 and just 23 minutes to Luton International Airport.  

Prices start from £914,950 for a four-bedroom home. The marketing suite is open from Thursday to Monday. For further information contact the selling agents Preston Bennett on 0208 954 8626 or visit