Property Details

Property Details

House - Detached

Watton Road, Datchworth, Knebworth, Hertfordshire
Branch: . 6a High Street, Welwyn, Herts. AL6 9EG. 01438 718877



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A highly individual modern house built 12 years ago for the present owners. Being such a rare opportunity they wanted to create something really special within which to bring up their family and to fully appreciate what has been achieved this deserves to be looked at internally. Huge rooms, several en suites, large kitchen, self contained guest suite and so on......

    The Property

    This attractive and substantial family home provides flexible and spacious accommodation. Built for the current owners in 2002, the property is beautifully presented and provides modern, stylish, practical and comfortable family living. Features include underfloor heating and a beam central vacuum system for easier maintenance and upkeep.
    Main house gross internal area 3,604 sq.ft. (335 sq.m.)

    Entrance hall - Drawing room - Kitchen/breakfast room - Dining room - Family room - Study - Utility room fitted as garden kitchen to service the barn - Wet room - Boot room - Master bedroom with dressing room - Six further bedrooms, four with en-suite showers - Family bathroom - Double garage - Off- street parking - Carriage drive - Barn Gardens and pond - In all approximately 0.5 acres

    Ground Floor

    The entrance hall features an impressive oak staircase which compliments the blend of modern and traditional features of the property. The kitchen has a custom open plan design, encompassing the breakfast area and family room. Such a layout allows functionality, yet retains the stylish feel of the property with granite worktops and substantial Aga.
    The property offers exceptional opportunities for entertaining. Adjacent to the main kitchen is a secondary kitchen/utility room which provides additional space for catering when entertaining in the barn. The large drawing room has French doors that lead to the rear terrace and lovely views over the garden. The dining room offers space to accommodate a large number of guests.

    Entrance Hall

    15'3" x 13'8" (4.65m x 4.17m)

    Dining Room

    15'9 x 13'0 (4.80m x 3.96m)

    Sitting Room

    24'4 x 14'7 (7.42m x 4.45m)

    Family Room

    14'11 x 11'8 (4.55m x 3.56m)


    9'1 x 9'0 (2.77m x 2.74m)


    24'5 x 14'3 (7.44m x 4.34m)

    Kitchen (Utility Room)

    13'11 x 12'2 (4.24m x 3.71m)

    Boot Room


    27'3 x 17'3 (8.31m x 5.26m)
    Gross internal area 450 sq.ft. (42 sq.m.)


    40'2 x 12'8 (12.24m x 3.86m)
    Gross internal area - 501 sq.ft (47 sq.m.)

    First Floor

    On the first floor the master bedroom suite has a dressing room and an en suite bathroom.
    Four further bedrooms are located on this floor and two provide further en suite shower facilities. These are complemented by two further bedrooms on the second floor, both with en-suites. The guest bedroom offers a large walk-in area which could be used as a dressing area.
    A particular feature of Five Hide House is the separate first floor annexe which has a kitchenette, bedroom and shower room. With the potential to be self-contained, such space is ideal for guests, staff or family.

    Master Bedroom

    14'4 x 13'11 (4.37m x 4.24m)
    With en-suite shower & dressing room 9'0 x 7''9

    Bedroom 2

    15'7 x 10'0 (4.75m x 3.05m)
    With eh-suite bathroom

    Bedroom 3

    15'3 x 11'8 (4.65m x 3.56m)
    With en-suite shower

    Bedroom 4

    14'7 x 12'3 (4.45m x 3.73m)

    Bedroom 7

    12'4 x 8'11 (3.76m x 2.72m)

    Family Bathroom

    Annexe First Floor

    Gross internal area 640 sq.ft. (59 sq.m.)


    13'4 x 10'2 (4.06m x 3.10m)

    Shower Room

    Kitchen & Sitting Area

    24'3 x 12'6 (7.39m x 3.81m)

    Second Floor

    Bedroom 5

    16'4 x 14'1 (4.98m x 4.29m)
    With en-suite shower

    Bedroom 6

    11'8 x 10'8 (3.56m x 3.25m)
    With en-suite shower


    The property is approached by a hedge lined country lane and provides ample off street parking on the large carriage driveway, as well as the garage space available.
    The garden is well-maintained and has been thoughtfully planted to facilitate easy maintenance.
    The large pond to the rear of the house provides a serene focal point and a wooden walkway has been built to one side.
    The attractive period barn also located at the rear of the house provides a fantastic space for entertaining and space for a large group of guests to dine.
    In all the gardens total over 0.5 acres


    Datchworth is a thriving village community and a highly regarded residential area with an attractive village green set amongst woodland and countryside. This charming village provides a local shop, pub/restaurant, JMI school, post office, sports club and coffee shop.
    The attractive villages and towns of Knebworth, Welwyn village and Hertford are a short drive away.
    More extensive amenities can be found in Welwyn Garden City, which lies about 5.5 miles to the south of Datchworth. For those wishing to commute, Welwyn North station, which is approximately 2.5 miles from the property, offers a fast and frequent service into Kings Cross. A wide selection of renowned schools are located in the Hertfordshire area. Sports facilities, golf clubs, playing fields, public houses and restaurants are located nearby.


    Services - Mains services are all connected
    Council Tax - The property is in Tax Band F with an annual charge of £2,107.28
    EPC rating - C
    Local Authority - East Herts District Council, Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8EQ, Tel: 01279 655 261

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    6a High Street, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9EG
    Tel: 01438 718877
    Fax: 01438 716668