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Herts Country Estate

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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
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 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 4 toilets and comfortably sleeps 10 people (plus two single sofas that are as big as single beds). Bedroom 5 access is through the master bedroom.

Nearby 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. Hot tub is available on request to hire at a cost of £150.
About the Owner, Cirrus P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 24 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Liam K
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017 for a stay in November 2016

Dealing with the owner was perfect. Rang to speak and confirm booking and he answered straight away. The house was perfect for our needs which was to sleep 7-8 family members who had traveled from abroad to attend our wedding. The conservatory was great to chill out in. The kitchen had all equipment necessary to cook and feel at home...

Cosmina L
Saarbrucken, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 31 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Everything was OK for our people. The house is big and it has enough space. The host was nice and he helped us all the time with different issues.

Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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Some friends and I rented this house in November as we do every year around this time. Unfortunately this was not up to our usual standards which, I note, are not really that particularly high. Whilst the house is a good size, warm and the grounds are extensive the house is, as mentioned in several previous reviews, in a considerable...

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The property has now been extensively renovated.


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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1 Jun 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
2 nights
2 Sep 2017 -
1 Dec 2017
2 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Although now best known for it's weekly market Hitchin's history stretches far back in time.<BR>The earliest part of Hitchin's history begin with King Offa of Mercia, who founded a religious house in AD792 on land occupied by the Hicce tribe. This was the beginning of Hitchin's parish church, second only in size to St Albans Abbey in the county.<BR><BR>In the Domesday Book of 1086 Hitchin is recorded as a Royal Manor and by medieval times it was a thriving town on the banks of the River Hiz. Today it still gives an air of peace and prosperity.<BR><BR>Places to visit<BR>1. St Pauls Walden Bury (the home Queen's relative has open days for their beautiful formal Garnden)<BR>2. All Saints Church (next door neighbour where Queen Mo... more
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How to get there
Airport: London Luton: 8.0 km
Railway: Stevenage: 8.0 km
Ferry: Dover: 160.0 km
By Air<BR><BR>There are 5 London Airports nearby and driving takes around:<BR>1. London Luton, 15 Minutes<BR>2. London Heathrow, 75 Minutes<BR>3. London Stanstead, 75 minutes<BR>4. London Gatwick, 90 Minutes<BR>5. London City, 50 Minutes<BR><BR>By Train<BR>Stevenage Station (18 minutes from Central London), 15 Minutes<BR>Hithchin Station , 15 Minutes<BR><BR>By Road<BR>Take A1M junction 6 and follow signs to Codicote, then Whitwell and arrive at St Paul's Walden, 10 Minutes
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 160.0 km.
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