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New Close, Knebworth, SG3 6NU

Price £775,000



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Property Details

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Property Ref: 61877

This well presented, detached 1930s family house is situated within a stone's throw of Knebworth's village centre, highly regraded primary school and mainline rail link to London Kings Cross. The property benefits from some improvements including a gas fired boiler providing heating to radiators, double glazed windows and doors, wood effect flooring and carpets. The house lends itself to extension (subject to normal consents and building regulations) and currently has accommodation comprising a welcoming entrance hall, lounge, family room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen, utility conservatory and cloakroom. Upstairs there are four good bedrooms, one of which is soon to have en-suite shower (under construction). There is a family bathroom adjacent to a separate cloakroom. Outside a wide driveway provides parking space for several vehicles and leads to a double length garage. The attractive West facing rear garden has a wide lawn, timber sheds and mature shrubs and specimen trees.

Knebworth village has a busy High Street with a number of shops that adequately cater for daily needs. These include: a chemist, post office, doctors surgery, dentists, Cooperative general store, superb Indian restaurant and Chinese take away, café, wine merchants, well regarded junior/mixed infant school, churches & a recreational ground with tennis courts, bowling green and children's play area. The village also offers a private members Golf Club and on the outskirts is a Fitness centre with gymnasium and pool facilities.

Close by, historic Old Knebworth has some wonderful bordering countryside, stunning scenery and beautiful walks via Knebworth Park with its stately home (inhabited by Lord Cobbold and his family since 1492), gardens and family parkland.



All times & distances are approximate as a guide only: Stansted airport 24 miles - 45 mins - London Heathrow Airport 40 miles - 55 mins - Luton Airport 13 miles - 25/30 mins - Welwyn Garden City 6 miles - Hertford 7.5 miles - St Albans 15 miles - M25 circa 15 miles - A1(M) Junction 6 - 3 miles - Kings Cross 30/35 minutes by rail.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Three steps up to part glazed front door under attractive storm porch opening to:

Entrance Hall (3.43m x 2.62m)

The spacious and welcoming entrance hall has doors to the majority of the ground floor accommodation and a staircase to the first floor with attractive wooden balustrade and window to the front part way up the staircase. There is a useful under-stairs cupboard, radiator with painted fretwork cove, ceiling light, wooden effect flooring and door to:

Lounge (5.18m x 3.71m)

A well proportioned room with window to the front and sliding glazed doors to the conservatory with views of the garden beyond. The lounge has an Adam's style fireplace with ceramic tiled inset and hearth, and gas coal effect fire. There is a radiator with fretwork cover, 3 wall lights, and 2 display niches.

Dining Room (4.27m x 3.38m)

Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining room offers scope to create an open plan kitchen dining room subject to normal planning consents and building regulations. The room currently provides a window to the rear, radiator, wood effect flooring, ceiling light and door to:

Conservatory (3.12m x 2.92m)

Approached either from the lounge or the dining room, and giving access via French doors to the rear garden, this useful addition has wood strip flooring, ceiling light, opaque glazing to side, radiator, ceiling light and fitted sun blinds.

Family Room (4.57m x 2.87m)

Accessed by steps down from the entrance hall, the family room is a versatile space ideal for use as a TV room, playroom, study or hobbies room. There is a bow window the front and a second window to the side, wood effect flooring, radiator, ceiling light and a cupboard housing the electricity meter.

Cloakroom (1.55m x 1.04m)

Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, with opaque window to the side, "Dimplex" converter heater, ceiling light and ceramic tiled flooring.

Kitchen (4.04m x 2.87m)

The kitchen has been fitted with a range of wooden painted wall and base units with cupboards, drawers and a dresser style display unit. Roll top work surfaces incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, and also extend to provide a breakfast bar with space for stools under. There is space for a freestanding oven with extractor fan over, space for a washing machine and space for a free standing fridge freezer. Part ceramic tiling to the walls provides splash-backs, there is vinyl flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, further ceiling light, a window to the side and a window to the rear alongside a door opening to the utility conservatory and rear garden beyond.

Utility Conservatory (2.62m x 2.16m)

With space for a drier, this conservatory is currently in use as a utility / clothes drying area. There is a door opening to the rear garden, ceiling light, ceramic tiled floor and a wall mounted "Worcester" gas fired combination boiler.

Staircase from Entrance Hall ascending to half landing:

Door to:

Bedroom 4 (2.95m x 2.74m)

This bright dual aspect room has a window to the front and a window to the side with far reaching views down the close and to the fields beyond Knebworth. There is a radiator and a ceiling light.

Family Bathroom (1.91m x 1.73m)

Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with useful cupboard below, and panelled bath with shower over. There is part ceramic tiling to the walls, vinyl flooring, a heated towel rail, opaque window to the side and ceiling light.

Two stairs from half landing to:

Landing (4.90m x 2.44m)

With hatch to loft, linen cupboard, ceiling light, radiator and door to:

Bedroom 1 (6.15m x 3.63m)

A well proportioned and bright room with window to the front and two windows to the side. There are two radiators, a ceiling light, built-in wardrobes and an opening to:

En-suite (under construction) (2.24m x 1.22m Minimum)

Divided from the main bedroom by a glass brick partition wall, the en-suite is currently under construction and currently provides a wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with storage below, vinyl flooring and extractor fan. When complete there will also be a shower cubicle with shower and tiled surrounds.

Bedroom 2 (3.58m x 3.33m)

Another spacious room with window to the rear overlooking the garden, built-in wardrobes and wash hand basin with cupboard under. There is a radiator and a ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 (3.58m x 2.87m)

This bedroom has a shaped ceiling with "Velux" style window to the rear, window to the side, radiator and ceiling light.


A particular feature of the property, the plot provides:

Rear Garden

Of a generous size, the rear garden is West facing and is laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and specimen trees providing both visual interest and privacy. To the rear of the garden there are a couple of steps up to a timber shed. Gated side access, with external tap, leads to the front of the property. A paved pathway provides access to the rear of the garage by way of a personal door.

Front Garden & Driveway

Laid mainly to block paved carriage style driveway, there is parking for approximately 6 cars to the front of the house, and a n attractive flower bed providing colour.

Garage (8.53m x 2.97m)

Adjacent to the property and providing scope for extension / conversion (subject to normal consents and regulations), the double length garage has an up-and-over door to the front for vehicular access, window to the side, window to the rear and personal door to the rear garden.

Council Tax & EER

Council Tax - Band F - currently £2573.06 per annum
Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) D

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