Elizabeth Cottage is a 19th Century Character Cottage with a courtyard garden in the picturesque commuter town of Harpenden, a town with a rural feel but that benefits from direct links to London - Harpenden to Kings Cross St Pancras in 25 minutes. The cottage has a small sitting room with TV and fireplace, fully functional kitchen, courtyard garden, stairs to a double bedroom and a great size bathroom with both a free standing bath and seperate shower. Free wifi throughout.
The cottage is sitauated on Harpenden's famous 'common' with breathtaking views from the cottage windows and offering direct access to country walks and cycle rides. Elizabeth Cottage is just across the common form the cricket ground and in walking distance of 2 much loved country pubs! A five minute walk to 'Southdown' which has a supermarket, cafes, bakers, butchers, takeaways and other useful little shops.
A 10 - 15 minute stroll will take you into Harpenden town centre with its restaurants, coffee shops and good mix of boutique and high street shops and of course the train station. Harpenden train line goes north to Bedford via Luton and south to Brighton via London should you fancy a day at the seaside!
The Cathedral Town of St Albans is a 10 minute drive or one stop on the train, there are also buses available. We are a short drive away from the M1 and M25 and there are many lovely villages and great towns within easy reach including Welwyn Garden City, St Albans, Watford, Berkhamstead, Luton and Tring to name a few!
There are many walks and cycle routes for keen ramblers and cyclists and a HUGE selection of golf courses right on our doorstep! Harpenden Common Golf Club, Aldwickbury, Luton Hoo, Brocket Hall are just a small selection!
Some of the many attractions within easy reach of Harpenden are: Whipsnade Zoo, Hatfield House, Luton Hoo, Stanborough Lakes, Kenworth House and London Zoo.
Central London is just a 25 minute train journey away, enjoy all that London has to offer with its shopping, theatre shows, historic sites and nightlife then come back to the peace and tranquillity of the Hertfordshire countryside.
We offer short stays during the week which may suit business people looking for close links to London or perhaps visiting locally, 2 or 3 night weekends or full week stays, we will also consider short term lets (please contact us for a quote on short term lets)
We are happy to accept one dog at any time but woud respectfully ask that they stay downstairs during the stay. There is not an allocated parking space for the cottage but there is plenty of on street parking outside and nearby. Please note: street parking is readily available directly outside the cottage but it is restricted permit parking which means you cannot park there between 11am and 1pm weekdays (does not include bank holidays) however this is the last road in the permit zone and it is easy to park just around the corner with no restrictions during this time if need be