A beautifully designed spacious property tucked away in this sought-after village. One of three luxury family homes, all finished to an exceptional specification with high quality fixtures & fittings throughout, double garage and generous gardens. This exclusive development is surrounded by open farmland coupled with easy access to commuter links and the village's amenities. Viewing highly recommended.
With the driveway and soft landscaping to be completed during March, viewings by appointment can now be made.
Plot 1, at approx. 2,800 sq ft - guide price £750,000. With an attached double garage and a generous terrace area and wide south facing garden, siding onto countryside.
Plots 2 and 3, at approx 2,840 sq ft - prices to be confirmed. These two units benefit from fabulous 180ft south facing rear gardens with stunning uninterrupted views of open fields to the side and rear. Rarely available to have such a large plot on a new build property.
Plot 1 accommodation (see floor plan attached)
An entrance vestibule leads through to a large, impressive reception hall with oak flooring. There is a formal dining room to the front of the property, which could also be used as a study/TV room or snug. The grand, dual aspect lounge benefits from a large feature fireplace with log burner and French windows opening onto the rear garden terrace and views over the garden. A fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/family room provides the perfect space to entertain with family and friends and, again, French windows open onto the south facing rear terrace.
There is also a separate utility room and attached double garage with additional storage area for bikes, etc.
On the first floor, the property boasts a large light landing area, four double bedrooms, with the master bedroom to benefit from fitted wardrobes (purchasers choice, subject to build stage) and an en-suite.
The property also benefits from IT network cabling to all main reception rooms.
Clifton is a popular, picturesque village which has regularly been the winner of "Bedfordshire's Best Kept Village" competition! Local facilities, within a short walk of this development, include: a post office/village store and two public houses (The Golden Lion and The Admiral) and local school. There is also an Indian restaurant, butchers & petrol station. There is a pretty duck pond in the centre of the village and, at the northern edge, the local Cricket Club, large playing field and community centre. The village benefits from a thriving community spirit,
For families, the local primary school is rated OFSTED "Outstanding" and the highly regarded 'Robert Bloomfield' Academy achieved an OFSTED "Outstanding" in 2014. 'SAMUEL WHITEBREAD' Academy is also one of the highest ranked upper schools in the local area for results at both GCSE and post 16 levels.
The village has good access to Arlesey station (1.6miles with journey time to Kings Cross from 37min) and junction 10 of the A1(M), providing excellent commuter links to the South, Bedford, London and also to the North to Peterborough and Cambridge.
Nearby local towns within easy reach: Shefford, Arlesey (nearest station) Hitchin and Letchworth.
Shefford is just along the road on the village's western boundary, and this lively small market town is an ideal area for growing families. It has a supermarket, variety of shops and caters for many culinary tastes with pub food, several restaurants and take-aways. Shefford has its own street fair in October and a weekly street market every Friday.
Champneys Health Spa is located in the adjacent village of Henlow, set in a beautiful Georgian Manor and 150 acres of parkland.
CLOSE TO HITCHIN TOWN:
The market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire is distinguished by the beauty and individual charm of the many pretty villages within a few miles radius. Clifton is one of these, nestling in beautiful countryside just 8 miles north. A regular bus service runs into Hitchin. Local residents have discovered this village offers a pleasant social and community spirit, good value for money, a rural country feel, yet has the benefit of good access to Hitchin and its amenities.
Hitchin, itself, still boasts picturesque medieval and Georgian buildings, but has also developed its own exciting and vibrant modern cafe culture. It is rich in tradition with the medieval church of St Mary's and the river Hiz at its centre, surrounded by a good choice of specialist shops and boutiques, together with well known High Street brands such as Next, White Stuff, and Monsoon. There is also a fantastic range of exquisite restaurants, wine bars and cafes.
Locally, there are healthcare and sports facilities, together with a library, museum and theatre. The annual Rhythms of the World Festival helps add to the flavour and charm of this sought-after and conveniently located town.
Hitchin offers excellent commuter links, by both road and rail, and its close proximity to London makes it an ideal base for commuters. The town is located just 2 miles from junction 8 of the A1(M) with direct access to London and the M25, or The North. By rail, the fast, frequent train service into London Kings Cross takes only 27 minutes, with a short walk then taking you to St Pancras station, with its new Eurostar link to Paris in 3 hours 15 minutes. Luton airport is just 10 miles away for those who need international travel.
A BIT ABOUT THE DEVELOPER:
John Burgess & Company Limited is a chartered building company, with offices in the centre of Hitchin. This local, family-run company has over 60 years of experience in building and construction, and specialises in small developments, integrated into the towns and villages of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
The company is registered with NHBC and offers a 10-year warranty on all homes, and uses traditional building methods combined with modern insulation techniques to give High Energy Efficiency (SAP) Ratings. The end result is traditional quality, with a high specification finish.
VIEWINGS BY APPOINTMENT WITH THE PUTTERILLS NEW HOMES OFFICE.