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7.28 acres, Kennel Lane, Kinsbourne Green, Harpenden, AL5, Hertfordshire
For Sale - Guide Price £4,250,000

  • Most attractive elevations
  • Stylish interior with fabulous exposed timbers throughout
  • Large kitchen/family area consider the 'hub' of the house
  • Fabulous drawing room
  • Recently installed championship (60m x 30m) Manége
  • Good stabling facilities
  • Level paddocks – post & railed
  • Hay barn and agricultural barn
  • Planning for 2 new separate residential dwellings
  • Detached bungalow, perfect for a dependant relative, also with planning

A lovely country house with equestrian facilities, barn development opportunities and separate detached cottage all set in grounds in excess of seven acres on the edge of Harpenden.


Approx. mileages: Harpenden town centre 3.2 miles with mainline station to St Pancras International from 28 minutes, M1 (junction 9) 1.5 miles, London Luton Airport 5.2 miles, M25 (junction 23) 16 miles, London 31 miles.

Kinsbourne Green is a small and attractive hamlet set around a large Common on the outskirts of Harpenden, just over two miles from the High Street. With a delightful country feel it is the perfect place to bring up a family with lots of open space to explore.

Harpenden, with its attractive high street, has an excellent range of shops including three supermarkets, boutiques and bistros. The area has an excellent reputation for education due to the quality of private and secondary schools within the area. For a full list of schools, please contact Savills, Harpenden office. For the commuter, Harpenden town centre boasts a mainline station which offers a fast and frequent service to St Pancras International from 28 minutes. If travelling by car, the M1 (junction nine) is approximately 1.5 miles distant, which facilitates access to the M25 and other motorway networks. For the air traveller, London Luton Airport is approximately 5.2 miles away.

There are plenty of leisure opportunities close by including a comprehensive sports complex at Rothamsted Park, which has tennis and squash courts, an indoor heated pool and a popular gymnasium. Golfers will be spoiled for choice of venue with four golf courses a short drive away.


Main House
Braybourne End is a beautiful thatched period property with most attractive reception rooms, all of which enjoy lovely views over the gardens. There is a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and comfortable family room area, which together with the kitchen forms the focal point of the accommodation. For those who may need a connecting annexe, the area joining the kitchen offers such a facility as it also has its own access to the outside.

On the first floor, five bedrooms can be found. The master bedroom features a luxurious bath and shower room, whilst the four further bedrooms share two bathroom suites.

Detached Cottage
Entrance lobby, Reception hall, Cloakroom, Sitting room, Kitchen, Master bedroom with en suite bath and shower room, bedroom two with en suite.

Planning consent to extend the cottage into the loft space to create a master suite, plus an additional ground floor extension to the rear – planning No. 5/2017/1710 or with separate residential use, if required – planning No. – 5/2017/1465.

Equestrian facilities
Championship Manége with 'Flexi-ride all weather surface. Stable yard with six stables, tack room and feed store.
Hay barn.
Large agricultural barn.

Current planning consents
The agricultural barn, hay barn and the existing stable block have planning consents to convert into two detached contemporary designed residential dwellings. A full pack of plans is available from Savills, Harpenden office. Alternatively, the planning reference is: 5/2017/3127.

Plot 1 GIA 2080 sq ft. Approximately 0.4 acres. Parking for three vehicles.
Plot 2 GIA 1785 sq ft. Approximately 0.3 acres. Parking for three vehicles.

General gardens and grounds
Formal and informal gardens and grounds include a lovely rose garden and two level paddocks which are enclosed by post & rail fencing. An area of ground located to the south east of the house has been cleared for the purpose of a new stable yard, if required.
In all 7.281 acres (2.947 ha).

Square Footage: 4226 sq ft
Acreage: 7.28 Acres


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