Ringshall, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4
A superb country house on the edge of Ashridge
This substantial home in excess of 5,000 sq ft sits on the boundary of National Trust land and Ashridge Golf course and occupies a plot of around 1.5 acres. The property also benefits from an annexe. EPC rating D. This wonderful home was built in the late 1930's and has been subsequently extended and refurbished in later years. The property features a 26ft dual aspect sitting room with adjoining dining room, separated by an attractive limestone fireplace providing a perfect space for entertaining. Of particular note, is the family room which is currently used as a cinema room with provision for cinema projector and screen. The country-style kitchen/breakfast room has bespoke wooden cupboards with granite and Corian worksurfaces and a range of integrated appliances. To the first floor is the indulgent master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom with underfloor heating and roll top bath. The guest bedroom also benefits from en suite facilities, with a further three double bedrooms served by a family bathroom, also benefitting from underfloor heating. A separate shower room with steam shower completes the main accommodation. Above the garage is a self-contained annexe, which also has direct access from within the property. Here, a comfortable sitting room with kitchenette is complemented by a double bedroom and bathroom. The grounds are extensive and secluded, with Rhododendrons, mature trees and shrubs. The patio spans the width of the house and leads onto the lawn, with raised vegetable beds, herb garden with vine-covered pergola and large timber storage shed.