These exclusive 3 and 4 bedroom canal-side homes are woven into the beautiful natural environment on the banks of the Grand Union canal at Wilstone Bridge. Each home overlooks the water and benefits from beautifully landscaped gardens and allocated parking, creating an idyllic place to live.
Formerly the site of a canal side wharf and lock keeper`s cottage, Wilstone Wharf has a fascinating heritage. The village dates back to medieval times and following the construction of the Aylesbury arm of the canal in the early 1800s, the wharf had various uses including a hay and straw dealership, a poultry farm and more recently, until the late 1970s, a coal merchants.
Today, the distinctive new homes at Wilstone Wharf are designed to reflect the area`s industrial past, in a contemporary style that blends harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. A mix of high quality natural materials, including Siberian Larch and zinc effect create understated elegance, with bold angular elevations giving these homes a strong sense of individuality
Located just to the north of Tring, on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, Wilstone is surrounded by delightful green belt countryside, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. There are miles of tucked-away footpaths to explore, along with the Grand Union Canal paths and the Tring reservoirs, which provide an important habitat for wildlife. The ancient Icknield Way, Great Britain`s oldest road, runs close by, crossing the old Roman road of Akeman Street in the centre of Tring. Nearby country and golf clubs include the Stocks Hotel Golf & Country Club, Ashridge, Ivinghoe and Chiltern Forest Golf Clubs and the world-famous Champneys health resort in Tring.
Towns in the surrounding area offer a comprehensive range of facilities, from the independent boutiques, coffee shops and markets in picturesque Tring and Berkhamsted, to larger shopping centres in Aylesbury and Hemel Hempstead, where you will also find multiplex cinemas and extensive leisure facilities. Milton Keynes, with is fantastic selection of shops and leisure venues is just 16 miles from Wilstone and Watford`s Intu shopping centre is also only 20 miles away, via the A41.
Communication links are excellent, including the A41 at Tring, which provides a convenient dual carriageway connection to the M25 (J20) and the M1 (J6A) into London. Tring also has its own mainline train station, providing a fast and frequent service into London Euston in approximately 35 minutes. For international travel, Heathrow and Luton airports are both within 45 minutes` drive.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Purchasers must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
Environmemtal Impact Rating (EIR) current value 85, potential value 107
The Energy-Efficiency Rating is a measure of a home's overall efficiency. The higher the rating, the more energy-efficient the home is, and the lower the fuel bills are likely to be.