The cottage has a delightful rear garden which extends over 100 feet, and a pedestrian right of way (via a wooden gate) across the neighbouring cottage. There is a paved sandstone patio backing onto the cottage and a neat lawn running full length, either side of, and a pedestrian right of way (via a wooden gate) across the neighbouring cottage. There is a paved sandstone patio backing onto the cottage and a neat lawn running full length, either side of which is a mature hedge. To the far end is another paved patio and BBQ area immediately adjoining farmland, and a timber garden store and compost area. The front is block paved and provides generous parking for 2 cars. There is private septic tank drainage.
Ayot St Lawrence is a Village of outstanding natural beauty, with a variety of period houses and cottages either side of a quiet country lane. The Brocket Arms pub lies in the centre and is a friendly meeting point for villagers. “Shaw's Corner” the former home of Playwright George Bernard Shaw, lies at one end and is owned by the National Trust, here they hold open air Plays and music evenings, and a yearly art exhibition is held at the nearby Palladian church. The nearest towns are, St Albans to the south, Harpenden to the west and Welwyn Garden City to the East, all of which have excellent rail links into Kings Cross and St Pancras. The famous Michelin star restaurant Auberge du Lac is located at nearby Brocket Hall, as is a private, championship golf course. There are miles and miles of open countryside walks to explore, and the delightful village of Welwyn lies 3 miles to the East with a range of boutique shops and restaurants, M&S food store and access to J6 of the A1(M). The area is well served by reputable junior and senior schools in Wheathampstead, St Albans, Harpenden, and Welwyn.