Who knew a water tower could make such a cool place to live?

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  • This converted old water tower takes quirky homes to a whole new level

    The Old Tower is a stunning Victorian structure residing in Benington, Hertfordshire. It has been thoughtfully converted since its days as a humble water tower.

    Today the tower makes a stylish, unique and vibrant home bursting with character.

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    With four bedrooms, three living rooms, three bathrooms set over five floors and panoramic views this quirky house is a must-see.

    The water tower exterior

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    The original tower stands statuesque with additional structures added, providing ample living space. The property boasts key original features, such as heavy exposed beams and original porthole windows.

    The kitchen

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    With grey painted furniture and sleek black marble work tops this kitchen has a stylish contemporary feel. The high ceilings make the rooms feel light and airy.

    The living areas

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    This light and airy living space is on the first floor. Multiple velux windows help to flood the room with natural light.

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    This ground floor reception room features beautifully arched doorways and a traditional wood burning stove.

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    The generous master bedroom is found on the first floor, complete with a balcony.

    The remaining bedrooms are on the second, third and forth floors.

    The study

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    Surrounded by woodland, this secluded study space provides an inspirational work space.

    The grounds

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    A delightful roof terrace lives up on the fifth floor. The original architecture of the tower turrets adds character to the space.

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    Standing proudly this elevated property provides far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside.

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    Coming back down to earth, there’s a generous garden space – home to a quaint summer.

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    This quirky home is on the market with agents Savills, with an asking price £1.5million

    Could you see yourself living the high life in a converted water tower?

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