The Cottage


Short to Medium Term Accommodation

The cottage offers short to medium term accommodation in the very centre of town, close to everything that Berkhamsted has to offer.

The space is bright and clean with all the amenities from a home form home. The property is primarily aimed at those relocating to area, local residents having works carried out on their home, or those working on a short time basis in the area. It is designed to offer a temporary home for those holiday and short term accommodation for those visiting Berkhamsted for work.

The accommodation is over three floors with a cute courtyard space offering a place to eat breakfast or enjoy an evening drink. There are dozens of places to eat and drink within five minutes walk of the cottage. Within one minutes walk there is an independent artisan bakery, an excellent butchers, a number of canal side pubs and the fabulous Rex cinema.

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Home Office

Many of our guests stay with us whilst work is being carried out to their home and increasingly working from home is becoming more popular.

In the modern age of remote work and flexible schedules, the importance of a dedicated home office space cannot be overstated. At Berkhamsted Cottage, we recently embarked on a journey to convert a spare room into a functional workspace. The results have been transformative, offering numerous benefits to the cottage.

Firstly, the conversion has maximized the utility of an otherwise underutilised space. What was once a catch-all room for miscellaneous items and occasional guests is now a purposeful environment conducive to productivity and creativity.

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Berkhamsted is a real gem of a market town, tracing its history back to the 10th Century, but with evidence of settlements in the area gong back as far as 4500 BC.

Today Berkhamsted is a thriving town with excellent links into London and first class countryside a few a short walk from the town centre.

Within a minutes’ walk from the cottage is the famous Rex Art Deco Cinema and Gatsby’s Bar and Restaurant. On Raven’s lane itself, is a traditional butchers, and just around the corner on the high street is an artisan bakery, chemist, convenience store and the excellent Mad Squirrel Brewery Tap Room.

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Coopers Dip


Ravens Lane in Berkhamsted will always be linked with William Cooper and his factory producing Sheep Dip, which was sent around the world.

Raven Lanes’ close proximity to the canal and its fast links into London made it the ideal site. The legacy of the Coopers Factory can be seen in Ravens Lane today, but sheep dip production has long since ceased.

William Cooper set up in Berkhamsted in the late 1840’s and began work on his formula to eradicate disease in sheep. He struck upon the perfect formula that was both stable and easily transported and set about building a factory in Ravens Lane, which was completed in 1852.

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