Centuries-old charm meets contemporary style. Step inside this fully restored country estate, and you’ll love what happens when these two worlds collide. Rustic original barn trusses against soaring ceilings create architectural drama. The wide-open floor plan below flows beautifully from one area to the next. Shiny porcelain finishes, sleek gallery walls, circular accents, and floor-to-ceiling windows create a dreamy space for living and entertaining. Ideally suited for hosting a crowd, the bedrooms offer seclusion on two wings, with one private guest wing. Two versatile mezzanine spaces hover over the main floor, offering options for a cinema, dance floor, home gym, or cozy second den. Enjoy all four seasons on your terrace, where a large, heated umbrella keeps guests comfortable in cool weather. Set up a table for eight and dine with the backdrop of miles of English countryside spanning out around you. Tranquil Hertfordshire is known for its historic estates and verdant countryside. Only an hour from London by car or train, your serene country life awaits. Bursteads Barn is less than ten minutes from the 240-acre Great Hadham Golf & Country Club, with a championship 18-hole course, a 9-hole course, a fitness center, and a weekly Sunday roast, and a short 20 minutes from Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club. Meander through the work of a modern master at the Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham. Plan a night out at The O2 entertainment arena for some of the world's most popular music, sports, comedy shows and more. Your estate is less than an hour to Saint Albans, a town celebrated for its seminal cathedral and one of the oldest pubs in the UK, Ye Olde Fighting Cocks. Head to the Watford Big Bandstand in Cassiobury Park in the summer months to get your fill of live music and warm-weather revelry. Three distinct train stations—Sawbridgeworth, Bishop's Stortford, and Harlow Mill—await, just ten minutes or less from Bursteads Barn to take you to London Liverpool Street for even more exploring, or anywhere else in the heart of London. Architectural Features | Grade II barn property; Vaulted ceilings; Floor-to-ceiling windows; Rustic exposed barn frame; Contemporary circular chandeliers; Smokeless liquid biofuel fireplaces; Open plan; Expansive gallery walls; Sunken family den; 2-bedroom wings Primary Retreat | Private hot tub and steam room; Vaulted, beamed ceilings; His and her spa bathrooms and dressing rooms Chef’s Kitchen | Reinforced porcelain countertops; Integrated designer appliances; Double ovens; Pantry; Wine refrigerator; Tons of storage Outdoor Features | Paved porcelain walkways/terrace; Heated terrace umbrella with dining/sitting space for eight Other Spaces | Games room; Home theater loft; Tucked-away home office/study area with multiple workstations; Flexible mezzanine space with hidden staircase; Integrated sound system with 3 Sonos systems; Separate 1-bed/1-bath guest wing with private entrance, and living room; Additional annex with 1-bed/1-bath, kitchen, living room, and hot tub Amenities | Underfloor heating throughout; Control 4 integrated, Rako lighting system; 16-way Cctv; Alarm system; 3 separate sky cable satellite systems; 2-car garage with EV hookups; Parking for 10 cars Location | Access to Sawbridgeworth, Bishop's Stortford, and Harlow Mill train stations just 10 minutes away; 15 minutes from London Stansted Airport; 30 minutes to London Liverpool Street; 35 mins to The O2 for iconic entertainment arena; 45 minutes to Saint Albans and West End; 1 hour from London via the M11; 1 hour from Mersea Island.