Go Full Cottagecore With This $1.7M English Coach House

The original details are perfectly preserved in this countryside home.

Property Details:

Location: Westmill Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England 

Price: $1,711,281 (£1,395,000)

Footprint: 2,500 square feet (five bedrooms, 1 bathroom) 

From the agent: "This wonderful Grade II-listed converted coach house lies in a bucolic position on the banks of the River Oughton, adjacent to the beautiful Oughtonhead Nature Reserve. Extending to 2,500 sq ft, the house contains five bedrooms as well as an expansive kitchen and dining room with soaring pitched ceilings, and a first floor living space with leafy views over the nature reserve. The River Oughton, a beautiful chalk stream, runs along the boundary and the mill race runs through the garden."

The converted home features timber decor and vintage furnishings throughout the living room.

Hardwood floors and sizable windows make sure the home is both sturdy and light-filled. 

Two staircases lead from the living room to the upper-floor bedrooms and the lower-floor entrance. 

The vintage fireplace is the centerpiece of the living room. 

The dining room table, which sits right by the kitchen, stands on a dark tile floor. 

An airy reading nook stands to the side of the living room.

Across the nook, the coach house's kitchen is filled with natural light. 

A colorful tile backsplash contrasts with the homes rustic wooden structural elements.

The hallway of the home takes inspiration from the British countryside, and features curtains for added privacy. 

The bedroom by the hallway leads out to the garden, and is flanked by vintage-patterned curtains. 

A view from above the living room shows the staircase and a doorframe decorated with little critters. 

The upstairs bedroom is sizable, and shares the same light and airy feel as the rest of the home. 

A fern-covered deck looks out from the bedroom onto the garden of the property. 

Another bedroom on the level is adorned with timber ceiling cladding. 

A window looking out to the garden livens up another of the home’s bedrooms. 

Vintage patterns and details keep the bathroom fresh, while honoring its long history. 

The garden of the property is filled with foliage and greenery, as well as ample space to lounge and entertain. 

Stone tile and wooden chairs in the backyard are surrounded by flowers, bushes, and trees. 

The Coach House in Hertfordshire is currently listed for £1,395,000 by INIGO, a real estate firm specializing in historic British homes.


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