Homehunters balance life and work at Carriage Court
Almost half (46%) of workers surveyed by professional services network PwC believe that a balanced and flexible working pattern are the most important factors when applying for a job[i]. Those who prefer to work from the comfort of their own home should consider Go Homes’ development, Carriage Court, situated within the picturesque market town of Hertford. Comprising an elegant selection of thirteen homes ranging from two-bedroom to four-bedroom, the development offers its residents the ideal home office, as well as boasting striking aesthetics and impressive connectivity to London and beyond, ensuring residents maintain the perfect work-life balance.
Formerly home to the iconic coach works and showrooms of Henry McMullen, Carriage Court features an array of homes ranging from stunning historical conversations characterised by their immaculate imitation of Georgian and Regency architecture (Plots 1 to 4 and Plots 8 to 13), to eye-catching homes encompassing the distinctive characteristics of contemporary architecture (Plots 5 to 7). Such a variation in homes has created a unique neighbourhood, yet all homebuyers who put down roots at Carriage Court will have the opportunity to maximise their work-life balance, with each home presenting the perfect space for a functional home office.
Oliver Hookway, CEO of Go Homes, comments: “Our properties at Carriage Court offer residents the comfort and practical benefits of working from home, with each homebuyer enjoying the extra space needed for their very own home study. The development’s location within Hertford also ensures residents are particularly well-connected when it comes to travel, either by car or by train. With two train stations nearby, Hertford North and Hertford East, and with easy access to both the A414 and the A10, residents seeking to commute to work are also especially well-placed.”
Each with a unique interior layout, all homes include an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, maximising the use of the period windows and an exterior balcony. Two bedrooms with en-suite facilities are on the ground floor of each home, whilst two bedrooms with en-suite facilities and a separate study are on the second floor of the two three-storey homes.
For those looking to take a break from their work, the countryside surrounding Carriage Court offers ideal opportunities for those looking to improve their productivity with exercise. Whether following established routes or simply exploring the lanes and flood meadows, there are an abundance walking paths. The Meads, just 1.3 miles away, offers homebuyers the chance to explore open flood meadows and enjoy pleasant walks along the River Lea to Ware. Following the old railway to Welwyn Garden City, Cole Green Way is also located just 2.5 miles away. Newly opened to both cyclists and walkers, the historic Grade II Listed Panshanger Park is situated 5.2 miles away from the development. Here, residents can enjoy the park’s wealth of natural monuments, including Osprey Lake, King’s Lake and the River Mimran River as the park’s natural centrepiece. Panshanger Park also features fragments of British history, with trees planted by the likes of both Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Winston Churchill.
A county town, which boasts a vast collection of restaurants, bars, pubs, boutique shops and amenities including a Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Tesco superstore and Marks & Spencer Express, Hertford has retained its antiquity whilst also evolving into a vibrant market town. For families, found locally are highly sought-after primary and secondary schools including the prestigious Haileybury School and St Edmunds College.
Situated approximately 20 miles from The City of London in the South and 30 miles from Cambridge in the North, Carriage Court is easily accessible by road and rail. The development is located a short walk from Hertford North and Herford East stations, with services to Moorgate station in 50 minutes and for road users, there is easy access to both the A414 and A10.
Prices start from £465,000 for a two-bedroom house and the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme is available on a selection of properties. For more information visit www.go-homes.co.uk or call 01992 568933 to arrange a viewing.