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Springhead, ASHWELL, Hertfordshire £950,000


Individual contemporary 5 bedroom detached home in idyllic location overlooking Ashwell Springs. Offering versatile living accommodation which could suit an extended family, benefitting 5 large reception rooms, the property is unique in its layout making it a truly individual home.  Must be seen to fully appreciate the size and versatility.  Perfect for London commuters with a shuttle bus running to Ashwell mainline railway station, with Kings Cross approx. 45 minutes journey.  Cambridge is just 18 miles by car.

  • Surprisingly spacious accommodation with 5 reception rooms
  • Balcony and several rooms overlooking the Springs
  • Modern kitchen with Aga
  • 5 bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Attractive garden with office
  • Hardwood double glazed windows
  • Solar panels currently providing £700 to £800 income per year

Ground Floor

Steps up to stone paved terrace enclosed by trellis panels.


Solid oak entrance door.

Entrance Hall

Double glazed windows to front and side. Stairs down to Inner Hall and up to Landing.

Front Lounge

16' 5" x 13' (5.00m x 3.96m)
A bright, dual aspect room with a large double glazed window to front overlooking The Springs. Double glazed double doors with glazed side panels to side balcony. 2 contemporary vertical radiators. Log burning stove with oak mantle and granite hearth. Coving. Inset spotlights. Light oak floor.

Inner Hall

Doors to Dining Room, Sitting Room and Shower Room. Stairs down to lower ground floor:

Ground Floor Shower Room

White suite comprising wc, corner shower cubicle with sunflower head shower and Mexican ceramic basin inset into vanity unit with cupboard below. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Extractor fan. Window. Tiled splash areas. Chrome heated towel rail.

Dining Room

17' 10" x 10' 5" (5.44m x 3.18m)
Double glazed windows to front. Glazed double doors with matching side panels to Garden Room. Oak floor. Inset spotlights. Opening to:


16' 4" x 11' 1" (4.98m x 3.38m) narrowing to 5'5" (1.65m)
An interesting triangular shaped dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and rear. Comprehensive range of base and eye level units in cream, with stainless steel handles and solid wood work surfaces over incorporating single drainer double sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. Glass fronted display cupboards. Gas fired 5-oven Aga. Inset spotlights. Ceramic tiling behind Aga. Tiled floor.

Garden Room

16' 10" x 9' 3" (5.13m x 2.82m)
Full length double glazed windows to 2 aspects overlooking the garden. Double glazed double doors. Sloping ceiling with 3 velux windows to rear. Ceramic tiled floor with central mosaic tiled feature. Glazed double doors to:

Sitting Room

21' x 13' (6.40m x 3.96m)
Large double glazed window to rear overlooking garden and further window to side. Log burning stone on granite hearth. Oak floor. Inset spotlights. 4 wall lights.


14' 9" x 10' 8" (4.50m x 3.25m)
Dual aspects with large double glazed windows to side and rear. Oak floor. Inset spotlights.

Lower Ground Floor


Terracotta ceramic tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Cupboard with inner cupboard.

Utility room

13' x 7' 3" (3.96m x 2.21m)
Wood effect work surfaces with butler sink and chrome mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted gas boiler. Megaflo hot water tank. Terracotta tiled floor.

Bedroom 3

17' 4" x 8' 8" (5.28m x 2.64m)
3 double glazed windows to front and 2 to side. Recessed double wardrobes housing water softener and solar panel controls. 2 wall lights.

Ensuite Bathroom

White suite comprising shaped Jacuzzi bath with shower above, glass screen and mixer tap, Mexican ceramic basin with chrome mixer tap and wc with concealed cistern. Double glazed window to front. Chrome heated towel rail. Built-in cupboard. Wall light. Extractor fan. Tiling to walls and floor.

First Floor Landing


Cupboard with hanging rail. Doors to bedrooms 2,4 and 5. Pine floor.

Bedroom 2

18' x 10' (5.49m x 3.05m)
Feature triangular double glazed window to front. Double glazed window to rear. Exposed pine floorboards. Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 4

9' 8" x 9' 5" (2.95m x 2.87m) plus recess 8' x 5' 3" (2.44m x 1.60m)
With double glazed window to side. Velux window to side. 3 recessed cupboards including double wardrobe. Pine flooring.

Bedroom 5

13' 1" x 8' 11" (3.99m x 2.72m)
Double glazed window to rear. Pine floorboards.

Shower Room

White suite comprising wc, shower cubicle and Mexican ceramic basin on wood work top with chrome mixer tap. Built-in vanity unit. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor and splash areas.

Second Floor

Master Bedroom

19' 4" x 15' 10" max. (5.89m x 4.83m. max.)
A real feature of this property is the split level master bedroom suite divided into bedroom & study/sitting room areas by pine stairs. The sitting area and en-suite bathroom are on the lower level with stairs up to the bedroom. To the front is a stunning feature window rising to 3.5m with views over the Springs. To the rear are 2 large velux windows one of which opens out to create a balcony with views over garden and rooftops to fields beyond. Walk-in wardrobe area. Inset spotlights

Ensuite Bathroom to Master Bedroom

White suite comprising panelled Jacuzzi bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, pedestal basin, bidet and wc. Window to side aspect. Extensive ceramic tiling. Shaver point. Inset spotlights. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan.


The garden is divided into 2 areas. Adjacent to the rear of the house is a large paved patio area with raised border. Water feature. Shed and bike shed. Gated side access. Vegetable garden. Plum tree. A bloc paved pathway through climber covered archways lead to the rear garden laid mainly to lawn with wildlife pond. Shingle steps to BBQ area. Tree house overlooking cricket ground. 2 Fig trees. Apple tree with climbing rose. Rockery covering nuclear bunker. Greenhouse. Log storage area.

Summer House

13' 6" x 9' 3" (4.11m x 2.82m) with power and light. Double glazed windows and telephone point.


Ashwell is a picturesque village in North Hertfordshire approximately 45 miles from the centre of London with easy train access from the nearby Ashwell and the Mordens train station. The village provides a pharmacy, butchers, working bakers, coffee and gift shop, hairdressers, part time Post Office, Doctor's surgery, dentist and 3 pubs/restaurants. There is a renowned local Primary School and currently falls within the catchment area for the popular Knights Templar Secondary School in Baldock.