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8 acres, Mackerye End, Harpenden, AL5, Hertfordshire
For Sale - Guide Price £3,500,000

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  • Private countryside setting
  • 7.67 acres
  • 5/6 Bedrooms; 3 with en suites and dressing rooms
  • 4 reception rooms, plus first floor games/play room
  • Study, utility, boot and plant rooms
  • Detached 2 bedroom annexe
  • Wonderful landscaped grounds
  • Purpose built stable block with sand and rubber manége
  • Level paddocks
  • Electronic gated access with extensive parking and twin garaging

An impressive modern family home with separate modern annexe set in landscaped grounds and with adjoining paddock land of about 7.67 acres in the historic hamlet of Mackerye End.


Approx mileages: Harpenden mainline station 2.5 miles, Wheathampstead 2.3 miles, M25 (junction 21A) 11.3 miles, London 31 miles, M1 (junction nine) 6.9 miles.

The nearby town of Harpenden offers an excellent range of shops and recreational facilities, whilst for a greater selection of amenity and shopping facilities, both St Albans and Welwyn Garden City are easily accessible.

Situated approximately 2.7 miles from the attractive market town of Harpenden and approximately 6.9 miles from junction nine of the M1 motorway, Eight Acre is ideally placed for communications to London and the South.

The M25 lies approximately 11.3 miles away, giving access to the South East and Heathrow.

London Luton Airport is approximately 7.6 miles to the North and train services into St Pancras International/Kings Cross take from 22 minutes. There are also rail services to Moorgate, Blackfriars and Farringdon.


Eight Acre is a substantial country house situated at the end of a no through lane and boasting lovely views across the surrounding countryside. For those who have an equestrian interest, the property offers excellent high quality facilities including a fantastic stable yard and outdoor arena.

In addition, for those needing a separate annexe for either an au-pair, dependant relative or for use as a therapy/home office space, this is an ideal building for such purposes.

Extensive living accommodation including; TV room, dining room, study, country kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, garden room, utility room, boot room.
The first floor incorporates a master bedroom suite with en suite bath and shower room with separate dressing room, two additional bedrooms both with en suites and dressing rooms as well as a games/play/media room with a storage room accessed by a separate staircase.
Two further bedrooms and a shared bathroom are located on the second floor.
Externally the electronic gate leads to extensive parking for cars, horse boxes and trailers, twin garaging (attached to the stable block) and wonderful formal gardens.

Detached annexe
The ground floor offers an open plan living/dining room and open plan kitchen, with a shower room. The bedroom and a separate ancillary room which could be used as a second bedroom are located on the first floor.

Equestrian facilities
'U' shape brick stable block with eight loose boxes, hay store and tack room, sand and rubber manége and four level paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing.

Square Footage: 5500 sq ft
Acreage: 8 Acres


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