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  • Property description
    Hitchin
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    The Property:

    The property is a typical country estate, set in 4 acres of land comprising of lawns and orchard with various fruit trees. The lodge has 4/5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 4 toilets and comfortably sleeps 8 people (plus two single sofa beds). Adjoining neighbor is St Paul's Walden Bury estate which is the birth place and childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Excellent choice to return from visiting London (18 minutes train ride) to the heart of beautiful Hertfordshire country side to relax in a tranquil surroundings. Children will enjoy this holiday by playing in a safe fenced ground with automatic gates. A Quad Bike is available for hire to be used within the grounds.
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • En Suite Rooms (2)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(5)
    • Sofa Beds:(2)
    • Staffed Property
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The Property:

    This is a modern property with look and feel of a country house, set in 4 acres of lawns and orchards and comfortably sleeps 8/10 people.

    Downstairs we have a large kitchen full of modern amenities, dishwasher, washing machine, oven , cooking hubs and fridge freezer. Breakfast room has a dining and chairs with 6 seats. Dining area has a dining table and chairs with 6 seats. There is a large lounge with a country style log fire, very much suited for those cold nights.

    Upstairs, we have 4/5 double bedrooms, two of which are en-suit. There is also a large family bathroom, including a whirlpool / Jacuzzi bath with three sides view of the countryside. Master bedroom includes en-suite with shower and bath and also has access to the attic bedroom.

    All bathroom and bedrooms ha...
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    Listing #HL246527 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 2 nights
    £250
    £315
    £1,400
    Christmas 20 Dec 2014 2 Jan 2015 3 nights
    £250
    £295
    £1,300
    Winter 3 Jan 2015 28 Feb 2015 2 nights
    £215
    £265
    £1,100
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Weekday holiday starts from 4pm Monday and ends 12am Friday. Weekend holidays starts from 4pm on Friday and ends on 12am on Monday.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: London Luton: 8.0 km
    Railway: Stevenage: 8.0 km
    Ferry: Dover: 160.0 km
    By Air

    There are 5 London Airports nearby and driving takes around:
    1. London Luton, 15 Minutes
    2. London Heathrow, 75 Minutes
    3. London Stanstead, 75 minutes
    4. London Gatwick, 90 Minutes
    5. London City, 50 Minutes

    By Train
    Stevenage Station (18 minutes from Central London), 15 Minutes
    Hithchin Station , 15 Minutes

    By Road
    Take A1M junction 6 and follow signs to Codicote, then Whitwell and arrive at St Paul's Walden, 10 Minutes
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 160.0 km.
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Andcan2
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Cyrus was welcoming and contactable and the area is lovely for walking but we found the noise of planes overhead to be quite loud from 6am till late. The house is large and clean but has not been renovated and is in need of maintenance and repair work. The grounds are large and enclosed but not suitable for unsupervised children... more

Management response:

The property is 12 miles away from an airport. This is a traditional country house and not a modern house in terms of decoration. I am not sure what is meant by ladders, etc being accessible. If this comment refers to the open barn ( on the far side of the grounds), it has now been fenced off. more

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Vicky H
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 31 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This house is set in a lovely countryside location though slightly on the remote side. The rooms are spacious and facilities are all to a good standard. We had a truly wonderful 2 day stay with 4 adults and 7 children. The owner was friendly and helpful the only thing I would suggest is getting some instruction on how to... more

Weemac64
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Was very pleased with accommodation, lots of room, exactly what was needed for my extended family. Safe areas outdoor for children to play. more

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Listed since : Jul 2012
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Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
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