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Benington Road, Aston, SG2 7DY

Price £795,000



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Property Details

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Property Ref: 64742

This unique 1970's 5 bedroom detached family home affords beautiful views to the rear over rolling countryside. Extended by the present owners, the property has scope for further enhancement and extension subject to normal planning consents. The plot measures approximately 1 acre including a 2/3 acre pony paddock, and there is a heated 28' outdoor swimming pool with over-head cover and changing area.

The accommodation has double-glazed windows along with gas heating throughout and comprises: entrance vestibule, entrance hall/study area, stunning sitting room with vaulted ceiling and expansive countryside views, dining room, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to the ground floor, and 2 single bedrooms and a cloakroom to the first floor. Outside is a fabulous raised sun terrace, South facing rear garden, timber work shop, and a generous front garden with driveway providing parking for up to 8 cars and leading to a detached double garage.

Known locally for its conviviality and, despite its modest size, Aston offers a great many clubs, societies and interest groups as well as hosting a very successful annual school fete. The area is steeped in history with a beautiful church, pre-school for children 'from age two', infant/junior school, sports clubs including tennis, bowls, badminton, cricket, Pilate's studio, large community recreation ground and a couple of pretty country public houses. Closeby Knebworth village lies between the towns of Stevenage to the north and Welwyn Garden City to the south. The County Town of Hertford is also within a short drive and London is easily accessible either by rail with a Mainline Station located in Knebworth or by road via the A1. The nearest town is Stevenage offering extensive sport facilities, theatre and excellent shopping centre.


The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Entrance Vestibule (3.84m x 2.90m)

A bright and welcoming approach with windows to the front and side and ceramic tiled floor. A door opens to:

Entrance Hall / Study (5.49m x 3.35m)

With ceramic tiled floor, open tread staircase to the first floor with window to the front, dual sided brick fireplace with timber mantle, door to inner hallways, opening to dining room, and opening to:

Sitting Room (5.13m x 4.11m)

This stunning addition to the house has a vaulted ceiling, an exposed brick wall and full height glazing to two sides, including tri-fold doors to a raised sun terrace, providing open views across countryside as far as the eye can see. There is ceramic tiling to the floor and a contemporary, wall mounted gas living flame fireplace and recess for TV.

Dining Room (5.49m x 3.63m)

With window to the front, brick built, dual sided fireplace with wooden mantle and gas stove, ceramic tiled floor and opening to:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (5.13m x 3.23m ( max))

A bright and spacious room fitted with wood effect wall and base units and granite composite work-tops that incorporate a stainless steel sink set under a window to the front. Appliances include raised double ovens, a 5 ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, integrated Bosch dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is an attractive vertical wine store, full height carousel larder cupboard, ceramic tiling to floor, part glazed door to the rear. There is space for a table and chairs immediately adjacent to a window to the rear providing far reaching views. Opening to:

Utility Room (2.82m x 1.32m)

A useful area fitted with a good range of wall and base units, and with space for both a washing machine and tumble dryer. The floor has ceramic tiling and there is a high level window to the side.

Inner Hall (3.48m x 1.63m nt 1.04m)

Approached from the entrance hall/ study area, the inner hall has a light tunnel, and leads to both the main bedroom and the adjacent bathroom, and could therefore easily be closed off with a door in to create a main bedroom suite.

Bedroom 1 (4.45m x 4.29m)

With views from windows to the rear and side, and ample storage provided by 5 full height double wardrobes and co-ordinating dressing table.

Bathroom (3.33m x 1.85m)

With potential to provide en-suite facilities to the main bedroom and fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit with cupboard below, shower enclosure and low level WC. There is a chrome heated towel rail and opaque window to the side.

Second Inner Hall (4.70m x 0.97m)

A continuation of the inner hall, this hallway leads to Bedrooms 2 & 3 and to the family bathroom, and has double doors to an airing cupboard that houses the lagged hot water tank, shelved storage and a wall mounted gas fired Vaillant boiler.

Bedroom 2 (3.40m x 3.33m)

A bright double bedroom with window to the front.

Bedroom 3 (3.73m x 2.59m)

Currently in use as a home office, but also suitable for use as another double bedroom, with window to the side.

Family Bathroom (2.62m x 2.39m)

Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and shower enclosure. Ceramic tiling to the walls, opaque window to the side and heated towel rail.


Landing (8.23m x 3.05m nt 1.60m)

Attic style space with dormer window to the front, eaves storage cupboards, steps down to Bedrooms 4 & 5 and step down to:

Cloakroom (2.06m x 0.86m)

With suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin set onto a corner vanity unit with cupboard below, skylight window to the rear.

Bedroom 4 (3.73m x 2.31m)

With window to the rear providing stunning views over fields, this room is immediately adjacent to Bedroom 5, and so both could convert to provide one larger room if required.

Bedroom 5 (3.73m x 2.34m ( max))

With window to the front.


Raised Sun Terrace

Added by the present owners the sun terrace flows from the sitting room when the tri-fold doors are opened. Glass balustrades ensure the views can be fully appreciated from both inside the house and on the terrace. Steps lead down to a pathway with access to the front of the house and to the:

Changing Room (4.29m x 4.27m)

Immediately underneath the sun terrace, with tiled walls, timber decked floor, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, window to the side and door to:

Swimming Pool

Measuring 28' in length, 14' wide and 3' deep, the heated swimming pool has an overhead cover.

Rear Garden

South facing, the rear garden is private with lawns, mature shrubs and attractive specimen trees. Gazebo, playhouse greenhouse, timber sheds and workshop, and large timber pool house and store.

Pony Paddock

Approximately 2/3 of an acre, with private access to the road,

Front Garden & Driveway

With a generous hard-standing providing parking space for up to 8 cars and approached via electrically operated gates, the front garden has lawn, flower beds and brick wall and railings to the front, There is access to either side of the property and the driveway leads to:

Detached Double Garage (5.84m x 4.27m)

With up-and-over door, two windows to the front and light and power.

Council Tax & EER & Solar Panels


We are advised by the sellers that the solar panels fitted on the rear roof provide income of approximately £650 per year

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Fixtures & Fittings
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.

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