Mill Green, Essendon, Hertfordshire, AL9 6AD
115 Fore Street
Tel: 01992 558557
About the Property
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL WITH PLANNING PERMISSION APPROVED to convert the current property into 5 dwellings – A stunning detached Character Mill with just under 10,000 square feet of accommodation plus additional outbuildings, set on 4 acres of land with multiple access roads. An exciting investment opportunity for developers or purchasers who wish to modernise and retain as a family home.
The original path of the river running underneath the house has been transformed into an underground swimming channel leading to both inside and outside pools. The River Lea runs through the gardens and grounds, creating a haven for the natural wildlife and provides a secluded and tranquil setting.
The Adjoining 3 Bedroom House comprises of:-
* Entrance Hall
* Kitchen/Dining Room
* Utility Room
* Bedroom with E/S Bathroom
* Bedroom with E/S Shower
* Master Bedroom with E/S Bathroom
We have included the 5 floorplans of each property, we believe these properties have cumulative resale values of between £4.9m and £5.25m.
There is lapsed planning permission for a 5 car garage with annexe over.
There are additional outbuildings and a separate vehicular access at the other end of the plot.
Essendon Mill is situated in the historic and picturesque village of Essendon. This location, whilst close to open greenbelt countryside, is also convenient for access to central London either by car or rail. Motorway connections are extremely good with the A1(M) connecting to the M25, Junction 24, approximately 6 miles away. The district is served by fast and frequent rail service either from Potters Bar, Bayford, Hertford or Hatfield, with services to Kings Cross and Moorgate. A wide range of amenities can be found in Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City or Hertford.
Travelling distances and times (all approximate):
Airports: Heathrow (42 miles), Stansted (22 miles);
Overground Stations: Potters Bar (7 miles), Hatfield (4 miles) - both with fast train services to Kings Cross (23 minutes) & Moorgate (34 minutes).
Hatfield London Country Club and Golf Course is a short distance away as is a private airfield. A wide range of excellent schooling and shopping amenities are also nearby.
A substantial Grade II listed detached residence situated on a prominent corner plot. The River Lee, with 1/4 mile of private fishing rights, runs through the extensive parkland grounds of about 4.2 acres. The property, listed in the Doomsday Book, is believed to date in parts back to circa 1000 AD with further additions in the late 1500's. Formerly a working water mill, with some of the original workings still evident throughout the house.
Part of the current property is annexed to provide a self contained three bedroom house.
The original part of the river which runs underneath the house has now been transformed into an underground swimming channel leading to both inside and outside pools.
The gardens and grounds with the River Lee running through, is a haven for the local natural wildlife and provides a secluded and tranquil setting giving you a true feeling of countryside living whilst providing convenient access to transport links into central London.
* Drawing room;
* Dining room;
* Games room;
* Kitchen / breakfast room;
* Utility room;
* Access to swimming pool.
* Two bedrooms with en suite shower rooms;
* Two further bedrooms;
* Shower room.
* Four bedrooms with en suite bathrooms;
* Two further bedrooms;
* Two bedrooms, both with w.c.'s;
* Loft space.
* Long gated driveway leading to house;
* Extensive driveway providing off street parking for numerous
* Various outbuildings;
* Outdoor swimming pool;
* Indoor swimming pool with underground tunnel leading to
additional outside pool;
* Beautiful landscaped gardens, paddocks and grounds of
approximately 4.2 acres with river running through (there
are two islands in the river making it very picturesque)
* About 1/4 of a mile of fishing rights on the River Lee.
NB: Planning permission has previously been granted for a ten car garage, workshop and store. Planning as been previously granted for and partly implemented to convert the main house into five units. Further information available on request.
ADJOINING THREE BEDROOM HOUSE:
* Entrance hall;
* Kitchen / dining room;
* Utility room.
* Bedroom with en suite bathroom;
* Bedroom with en suite shower room.
* Master bedroom with en suite bathroom.
Kitchen Breakfast Room
This substantial Grade II residence, recorded in the Domesday Book, is set within landscaped gardens and grounds of approximately 4 acres with the River Lea running through. The accommodation itself extends over four stories and comprises of 4 principal reception rooms, 12 bedrooms, and numerous bathrooms/en-suites, with many rooms retaining original features and workings of the former mill. Adjoining the main residence is a three bedroom house representing excellent rental potential. Externally the property boasts a swimming pool, extensive driveway parking, a detached studio & cabin and 1/2 mile of private fishing rights along the River Lea. The property is conveniently located for the A1(M), M1 and M25 providing access to central london and beyond. Fast train access into London's Kings Cross / Moorgate Stations is available from nearby Hatfield (4 miles) or Potters Bar (7 Miles).
Walk in Wardrobe
Currently 6 More Bedrooms
5 More Bathrooms
3 Bed Annexe
Outside Swimming Pool
Inside/Outside Swimming Pool