Cottage with indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and grounds of 2 acres in rolling Hertfordshire countryside. Set in rural location yet close to London, M1 and A1 so it's easy to explore local attractions and those further afield.
This three bedroom holiday home in Hitchin is surrounded by farmland and yet is just a short drive from Letchworth and Stevenage.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2008
10% deposit to secure booking; Returnable damages deposit required when balance paid, 4 weeks before start of the stay
Onsite sport facilites - swimming, tennis, table tennis. Rolling countryside - walking, cycling Chicksands Bike Park and Firecrest Mountain biking at Aston Clinton Whipsnade Zoo, ZSL Tring, London 30 mins by train (15 mins to station), St Albans roman and cathedral city just a short drive away, the lovely woods and parks of Hertfordshire such as Sherrards Wood, Panshanger Park, Tring and Ashridge Forest for bluebell walks, Berkhamsted for a canal walk and good farmers market, Aldbury for walks and a country pub,Hatfield and Knebworth Houses. IWM Duxford
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Harpenden and Luton
Recommended Places to Visit: Whipsnade Zoo, London, St Albans, Woburn Safari Park, Duxford Imperial War Museum, Hatfield House, Knebworth House, Shuttleworth Collection, Mills at Mill Green and Redbournbury, Cambridge, Ashridge, Waddesdon Manor,Chiltern Open Air Museum.
Annual Events: Numerous village fairs and fetes with family entertainment in the summer months.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Whitwell - teashop; Pubs in local villages such as St Paul's Walden,Ayot St Lawrence, Great Offley, Mid-range restaurants Welwyn, Wheathampstead, Harpenden, Hitchin, St Albans; Famous names: Auberge Du Lac (Brocket Hall); Luton Hoo; Offley Place; Redcoats; Lussmans, Harpenden; Further afield - London
Local Sports: Horse riding, tennis on own tennis court, swim in own heated indoor swimming pool, football goals in the garden. Stanborough Lake offers sailing opportunities. There are numerous golf courses in the county as well as gyms, running and cycling tracks, in
Please visit http://www.hollyhousecottage.co.uk to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Hertfordshire.