Explore this immaculate new-build home in rural Hertfordshire

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There are two types of new-build home. The first is shiny and soulless, with low ceilings and skimpy joinery. Firmly in the other camp are considered places such as this five-bedroom property in Hertfordshire, which manages to pull off that tricky balancing act of being both up to date and timeless in its appeal.

Image credit: David Cleveland
Image credit: David Cleveland
Image credit: David Cleveland
Image credit: David Cleveland
Image credit: David Cleveland
Image credit: David Cleveland

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