Childwick Green, Childwickbury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
The Property:

An idyllic five bedroom detached late Victorian home centrally located in its delightful 1/3 of an acre plot nestled in the heart of the picturesque hamlet of Childwick Green surrounded by the Childwickbury Estate.


The property was originally two late Victorian workers cottages which were converted to its current format around 40 years ago. The house is now an impressive detached residences which exudes character and charm. A generous reception hall greets you as you enter the house and opens into the principal living room. This excellent space enjoys a bright dual aspect with fantastic views to the front and rear gardens with conservatory extension leading off to the rear. On the other side of the property sits a generous kitchen breakfast room which also enjoys front and rear aspects. The downstairs living space is completed by the formal dining room, utility and cloakroom.

Upstairs there are five double bedrooms headed by the capacious master with ensuite bathroom. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a generous family bathroom. All rooms on this level boasts exceptional view over either the green to the front or over the manicured gardens over to Chidwickbury Stud to the rear.

Externally the exceptional plot extends to circa 1/3rd of an acre. The house is approached via the front gate which is situated in a mature yew hedge. The private front garden has wide areas of lawns with attractive planting and path to the front door. To the rear the garden extends over 80' to where it meets paddock land for Chidwickbury stud and uninterrupted country views.

Residents parking can be found to one side of the green and there are also two garages en bloc 150 meters from the property.


The hamlet of Childwick Green is a truly idyllic slice of English country life. Part of the wider Childwickbury estate which includes Childwickbury Manor owned by the film director Stanley Kubrick's family and the renowned Childwickbury Stud. The hamlet is approached via impressive wrought iron gates off the St. Albans/Harpenden Road.

The vibrant town of Harpenden and the bustling city centre of St. Albans are both under 2.5 miles drive. Both offer a plethora of shops restaurants and leisure facilities. Exceptional schooling provision for all ages in both the state and private sectors are readily available in the area. Communications links for central London are easily accessible with main line trains stations in Harpenden and St. Albans accessing London St. Pancras along with the M1 and M25 motorways.

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