Property Details

Property Details


Hamels Park, Buntingford, Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Branch: . 9-11 Church Street, Welwyn, Herts. AL6 9LN. 01438 718877

For Sale

Asking price £1,150,000

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Exceptional 2 bedroom apartment for sale in Hamels Mansion

This two bedroom, two bathroom luxury apartment forms a third of the ground floor of Grade II Listed Hamels Mansion, formerly owned by King Henry VIII. Sensitively restored by Leach Homes, the apartment retains a wealth of period character and has stunning views over East Herts Golf Course.

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    Hubert Charles Leach, was the founder of Leach Homes, a well-respected house building company. Mr Leach acquired Hamels Mansion in 1977 restoring the stable block and outbuildings to then convert into private dwellings. Meanwhile, the mansion was refurbished with great care to serve as a corporate home that would truly embody the companys commitment to excellence. Hamels went on to function as Leach Homes headquarters until the year 2015.

    The Hubert Suite spans a third of the Manors ground floor culminating in a substantial apartment. Light and texture have been used to complement the size and proportions of the property to create a bright and welcoming space. The apartment hosts an array of original features, sensitively restored, and accompanied by touches of 21st Century luxury. Featuring an expansive coffered ceiling reaching 4 metres high as well as original ?replaces, bay windows and a Georgian rotunda extension this is a truly unique living space.

    A distinctive feature of the apartment is the use of two new mezzanine floors, creating a spacious dressing room in the master bedroom, and a sky office above the kitchen.

    Near floor to ceiling windows ensure maximum light and, coupled with two patios, provide wonderful views of the Manor grounds and adjoining golf course.

    Master bedroom

    4.3m x 7m (14'1" x 23'0")


    1.8m x 2.7m (5'11" x 8'10")

    Bedroom 2

    3m x 4.3m (9'10" x 14'1")

    Guest bathroom

    1.8m x 2.3m (5'11" x 7'7")

    Left living area

    6.7m x 6m (22'0" x 19'8")

    Right living area

    8m x 4.2m (26'3" x 13'9")


    2.9m x 3m (9'6" x 9'10")

    Mezzanine sky office

    3.3m x 2.8m (10'10" x 9'2")

    Mezzanine dressing room

    6.4m x 3.2m (21'0" x 10'6")


    Hamels mansion has undergone a number of transformations since its inception in 1590. Originally created as an Elizabethan mansion, over time the facade has changed styles twice to both Georgian style and subsequently back to its Elizabethan routes. As a result of this the mansion is full of beautiful architectural design features hinting at its illustrious past.


    Formerly owned by King Henry VIII, the Hamels estate lands were passed on to English nobility in 1534. The Mansion itself was then built by John Brograve in c.1590, and over the centuries, this remarkable building has been home to aristocracy, politicians, wealthy dynasties, a school, and ?nally served as headquarters of Leach Homes from 1970 to 2015. The structure still bears the mark of its incredible history even to this day.

    The Mansion

    Landscaped Gardens
    Wine Cellars/Storage) (by arrangement)
    Double glazing throughout.
    Interior designed luxury bathrooms
    Lift access to all floors
    Direct access onto the golf course by personal Golf buggy (by arrangement with East Herts Golf Club).
    Original 19th Century features including:
    The grand entrance hall featuring the original Mahogany staircase and panelling.
    Original marble fireplaces
    Ornate stucco ceilings
    Traditional red brick construction with stone mullion window surrounds
    Up to 5M high ceilings
    Newly landscaped driveway and Parking areas with each apartment benefitting from 1 parking spaces per bedroom
    Integrated remote access CCTV security of the buildings exterior accessible by all residents.
    Monitored burglar and fire alarm sys- tems.

    Surrounding area

    Hamels Mansion is situated in the middle of beautiful Hamels Park, a stones throw from the picturesque villages of Braughing, Buntingford and Puckeridge where there are a number of local amenities and shops. Further down the road are the bustling towns of Hertford and Ware giving you access to larger shops and popular restaurants.


    Hamels mansion is blessed by being within minutes of a number of major public transport links. From the towns of Stevenage, Hertford and Ware it is possible to reach London within 25 minutes thanks to high speed rail links directly into either Liverpool Street or Kings Cross St. Pancras. Hamels is situation within 24 minutes of London Stansted Airport and within 45 minutes of London Luton Airport, ensuring enviable access to travel around the world. Finally for ease of access to the surrounding area each apartment comes with a parking provision for two vehicles within the grounds of the estate.


    Hamels Mansion provides a unique opportunity for grand country House living within a few minutes of bustling city life. With the outstanding beauty of the East Herts Golf Course surrounding the mansion and its unobstructed views over the countryside, this truly is a place of outstanding character.

    The Mansion itself is developed to the most exacting standards, with luxurious marble floors and up to 5 metre high ceilings. Period features are in abundance with original mantelpieces and restored stucco ceilings. Each apartment is wired for a number of AV connections, with remote access CCTV installed and individual ?re and intruder alarms as standard for security and peace of mind.

    Bene?tting from a large below ground wine cellar, each apartment comes with its own designated area
    for the storage of their wine, to ensure it is kept in perfect condition throughout the year.


    Floors and joinery

    Floors and Joinery
    Hardwood entrance door with veneer panelled surround and steel ironmongery.
    Travetino Grigio marble floors in entrance hall and ground floor.
    Grey ash wide timber floorboards through- out the property
    Loop pile 100% wool carpets to all bed- rooms.
    6 panel internal solid doors with brushed stainless steel ironmongery.


    Bespoke Italian designed, contemporary kitchens by ALF, with high quality quartz- stone worktops.
    Kitchen appliances include integrated mi- crowave, dishwasher, oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine/tumble dryer, appliances by Nordmende and De Dietrich.

    Heating and cooling

    Central efficient heating boilers billed quar- terly based on actual consumption of BTUs per apartment.
    Independent under floor heating system in.


    Master bathroom walls and floors finished in designer porcelain large format tiles, with detailed mosaics in copper and glass.
    Bespoke vanity units in satin white lacquer with integrated lighting.
    Double ended luxury egg baths (selected apartments)
    Wall mounted white ceramic WC with concealed cistern.
    Walk-in shower with bespoke frame- less glass sliding screens.
    Chrome, electric towel radiators
    Shaver sockets
    Inset mirrors included in all bath- rooms.
    Recessed bathroom and shower shelves.


    Energy efficient LED down lighters to
    all principal rooms.
    AV Telephone and Data outlets.
    A central terminated cabling hub for all telephone, data, audio and video cabling.




    9 – 11 Church Street, Welwyn, Hertfordshire AL6 9LN
    Tel: 01438 718877
    Fax: 01438 716668