Property Spotlight: A fabulous rural retreat near Knebworth

The Old Cottage, London Road, Woolmer Green

The Old Cottage, London Road, Woolmer Green - Credit: Archant

This unique five-bed Grade II listed detached residence is steeped in history and dates back to the 17th century, enjoying a wealth of fine period features.

One of five bedrooms at The Old Cottage

One of five bedrooms at The Old Cottage - Credit: Archant

Approached via an entrance vestibule and deep central hall, the property enjoys three generous reception rooms, three bath/shower rooms, a bespoke recently re-fitted kitchen and a utility room.

A sweeping gravel drive allows ample parking which in turn leads to two garages and private cottage gardens to the side and rear.

Woolmer Green is a pretty village situated less than a mile from Knebworth. There is a lovely church, a primary school, a large modern village hall with football pitch and children’s play area, a pretty village duck pond and some wonderful bordering countryside. There are also two pubs, both of which serve food.

London is easily accessible either by rail - with a mainline station located in Knebworth - or by road via the A1(M).

One of the cottage's three bath/shower rooms

One of the cottage's three bath/shower rooms - Credit: Archant

PROPERTY FACTS

The Old Cottage, London Road, Woolmer Green

The Grade II listed cottage is steeped in history

The Grade II listed cottage is steeped in history - Credit: Archant

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£999,950

Putterills, 01438 817 007, www.putterills.co.uk

A sweeping gravel drive allows ample parking

A sweeping gravel drive allows ample parking - Credit: Archant

There are private gardens to the side and rear

There are private gardens to the side and rear - Credit: Archant

One of the generous reception rooms

One of the generous reception rooms - Credit: Archant

The cottage dates back to the 17th century

The cottage dates back to the 17th century - Credit: Archant