Property Ref: 64797
The following distances are approximate as a guide only:
London Kings Cross (32 minutes by rail via Knebworth or Digswell) - Hertford (The county town) 6.8 miles - St Albans 12 miles - M25 14 Miles - Luton airport just over 13 miles - Stansted airport (25 miles) - A1M Junction (6) less than a mile away - Heathrow airport (36 miles) - Welwyn Garden City 4 miles
Energy efficiency rating: D
Recessed entrance porch with double glass doors leading to:
An impressive central approach, the well proportioned area has quality, dark wood effect laminate flooring (laid over and protecting original 1970s floor tiling), an attractive open-tread staircase to the first floor, two built in cupboards for coats and storage, and doors to an inner hall, kitchen and to:
The heart of the house, this stunning dual aspect room has been carefully refurbished to provide a contemporary living space whilst still retaining the beautiful 1970s features. There is original parquet flooring, six full-height vertical windows to the front, extensive full height glazing and sliding doors to the rear, exposed brickwork to one wall and a slanted vaulted ceiling. A central dual sided log burner on a slate hearth creates a beautiful focal point, and there is a further original fireplace with slate hearth (working but currently closed off). Double doors opening to:
A bright and spacious room with a full height window to the rear and glazed doors to the patio and garden beyond. Again, there is well maintained original parquet flooring, and door to:
Beautifully fitted with an extensive range of black painted vintage units with brushed stainless steel hardware. White Corian work tops incorporate a shaped dual bowl stainless steel sink and a 5 ring induction hob set under a brushed stainless steel extractor fan. A bank of units to one wall houses high level Neff electric double ovens and an integral fridge. There is a central island, again with Corian work top and cupboards below, that extends to provide a breakfast bar to one side. Exposed brick to one wall, space for a free-standing fridge/freezer, wood effect quality laminate flooring (laid over and protecting original 1970s floor tiling), window to the rear and glazed sliding doors to the rear garden. Door to:
A versatile room, currently in use as a music room, but equally suitable as a playroom or snug, with dark wood effect laminate flooring, full height window to the rear and door opening to:
Window to rear and fitted with floor standing units with a work top over that incorporates a stainless steel double sink. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is dark wood laminate flooring, a cupboard housing the gas fired Worcester boiler (fitted 2014) and further utility cupboard. Doors lead to both garages.
Approached from the entrance hall, with dark wood effect laminate flooring and door to ground floor bedroom 5. Further door to:
Contemporary white suite comprising walk-in shower with monsoon head, pedestal basin and low level WC. There is an extractor fan, attractive concrete effect ceramic tiling to the floor, shower walls and sink splash-back.
(Ground Floor) A versatile room with two windows to the front, laminate flooring, built-in wardrobe cupboard, and recess for desk or dressing table. This room is immediately adjacent to one of the attached double garages and so lends itself to conversion into part of an annexe (subject to normal regulations).
OPEN TREAD STAIRCASE FROM ENTRANCE HALL LEADING TO:
A bright and airy space, currently in use as a home office, with open balustrade overlooking the drawing room, a continuation of the full height windows from below that provide views over the front garden, fitted shelving to a wall recess and space for a desk or for seating. Step up to:
A central landing space with airing cupboard housing a lagged hot water cylinder. Doors to:
A truly spacious room with 2 windows to the front, exposed brickwork the entire length of one wall, and fitted wardrobes spanning the width of the room, with original louvred and mirror fronted doors. Door to:
A stunning room, with original 1970s peacock feather pattern tiling to walls, bath panel and vanity unit top (think "Liberty" meets "Biba"!!). The white suite comprises dual sinks with cupboard below, bath, low level WC and shower enclosure. There are further original tiles with fitted towel hoops, an opaque window to the front and an extractor fan.
Window to rear overlooking the garden, fitted wardrobes with further overhead storage cupboards creating a recess for bed, desk or dressing table.
Attractive sloping ceiling, window to rear, eaves storage cupboard and recess for bed.
Window to rear, alcove that could create a fitted wardrobe with the addition of doors, and a hatch to loft.
White suite comprising panelled bath, dual sinks set onto a vanity unit with tiled top and cupboards below, low level WC. There is an opaque window to the front, extractor fan, painted timber cladding to ceiling, ceramic tiling to the walls, laminate flooring, shaver point and chrome heated towel rail.
A particular feature of the property, the plot extends to almost half of an acre (0.420 of an acre) and is South facing to the rear. Screened by mature and well maintained hedging to all boundaries.
This sunny rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with patio area immediately adjacent to the drawing and dining rooms. There are mature trees and a pathway which leads to the rear of the garden where there are steps up to a terrace. A pathway leads along the rear of the of the house, with further steps leading from the kitchen external door up to the lawn.
Approached via wrought iron gates, with extensive carriage driveway sweeping up towards the house, and with wide central lawn, high laurel hedging and mature trees.
Approached via electrically operated up-and-over doors, with light and power and personal door to the utility room. This garage lies adjacent to both the music room and ground floor bedroom, and has tremendous scope to be converted into further living accommodation or an annexe alongside bedroom 5 and the downstairs shower room.
Trapezium in shape, with electrically operated up-and-over door, light, power, and personal doors to both the rear garden and to the utility room.
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