4 bedroom House - detached (Available)

Near Welwyn
£815,000
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Overview

A large and modern executive style detached house that is ideal for professional families looking for a more rural lifestyle without being isolated from excellent transport links and other amenities. (Property Ref: 1451)

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Overall Description

This substantial detached house is perfect for families who are looking to escape from City life for a more rural existence yet still want to remain close to excellent local amenities including schools and transport links. The property has a lovely light and open feel throughout starting in the entrance hall with its vaulted ceiling and galleried landing above. There is ample and flexible living accommodation for a family to spread out into with four receptions on the ground floor, including a sunny conservatory overlooking the gardens. In addition there is a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom downstairs, while upstairs there are four double bedrooms and two bathrooms, the second on being en-suite to the master bedroom. The house has large plot with a wide road frontage and includes a large driveway and extended double garage with attractively landscaped south facing gardens to the rear. If you are looking for a lovely large family home in an excellent position then this is well worth an early viewing.

Location

The property is located in the popular area of Mardleywood/Oaklands just a short drive from Old Welwyn Village. It is an excellent location for busy commuters as it is only a few minutes drive from both the A1 and Welwyn North station (in Digswell) with its regular services to London Kings Cross taking from just 29 minutes. Just down the road is a very handy row of local shops which includes the village stores, a post office
ewsagents, butcher/game dealer, and florists as well as a busy pub/restaurant. There are further facilities In the charming village of Old Welwyn (4 minutes by car) including high quality restaurants, a bakers, chemists, specialist shops and gastro-pubs. There are further High Street shops and other amenities just up the road in Welwyn Garden City/Hatfield including department stores (John Lewis and Debenhams), supermarkets (Waitrose, Morrisons, Sainsburys) and shopping centres (The Howard Centre, The Galleria). There are very good schools at all levels in the area, including the well regarded Sherrardswood School (2-18 years) which also has a bus service just down the road, and the Oaklands Primary School which is a short walk away. The property is close to sporting and other facilities including the Gosling Sports Centre and golf courses such as Knebworth and Brocket Hall, while just up the road is public access to Mardley Wood and Mardley Heath with their footpaths and purpose built bike tracks through beautiful Hertfordshire countryside and bluebell woods.

Accommodation

From the driveway the front door leads into the:

Front Porch - 11'3 x 4'8 (3.43m x 1.42m)

Glazed door to:

Entrance Hall - 16'9 x 6'11 (5.11m x 2.11m)

High vaulted ceiling with galleried landing and two large feature windows to front. Large cloaks cupboard. Radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom - 5'9 x 4'11 (1.75m x 1.50m)

Frosted window to front. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Storage cupboard. Tiled walls. Radiator.

Family Room/Study - 14'5 x 7'11 (4.39m x 2.41m)

Two windows to front. Telephone point. Radiator.

Sitting Room - 20'10 x 14'3 (6.35m x 4.34m)

Two sets of glazed sliding doors to the conservatory and two windows to the side overlooking the garden. Impressive brick-surround fireplace with copper hood, tiled heath and down-lights. TV aerial point. Radiator.

Conservatory - 21'5 x 10'6 (6.53m x 3.20m)

Three sets of sliding doors to the garden and patio. Electric light and power. TV aerial point. Wall-mounted electric heater.

Dining Room - 13'8 x 9'7 (4.17m x 2.92m)

Sliding doors to patio. Open-plan double doorway to sitting room. Radiator. Part-glazed door to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 16'10 x 15'3 (5.13m x 4.65m)

Window and glazed door to patio. Kitchen units with roll-top work surfaces, sink unit and Breakfast Bar. Eye-level double-oven and grill. Gas hob with extractor above. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Store cupboard. Tiled floor. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Radiator. Door to:

Utility Room - 5'11 x 4'11 (1.80m x 1.50m)

Glazed door to side. Roll-top work surface with stainless steel sink unit and space for a washing machine and tumble-drier beneath. Airing cupboard with hot water tank and central heating boiler.

First Floor - 15'10 x 11' widest (4.83m x 3.35m widest)

From the hallway stairs lead up to the galleried landing.

Master Bedroom - 17'9 x 12'8 (5.41m x 3.86m)

Window to rear. Fitted wardrobes to one wall. Further "His & Her" fitted wardrobes and bed-side tables with storage cupboards above. TV aerial point. Radiator. Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom - 9' x 6'6 (2.74m x 1.98m)

Frosted window to front. Panel bath with shower attachment. Low-level WC. Bidet. Large vanity unit with wash-hand basin, mirror, light and cupboards beneath. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 14'4 x 12'8 (4.37m x 3.86m)

Window to rear and side. TV aerial point. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 13'7 x 12'8 (4.14m x 3.86m)

Two windows to rear. TV aerial point. Fitted wardrobes. Loft hatch. Radiator.

Bathroom - 9' x 6'11 (2.74m x 2.11m)

Frosted window to front. Panel bath with shower above. Low-level WC. Bidet. Vanity unit with wash-hand basin, mirror, light and cupboard beneath. Tiled walls.

Bedroom Four - 12'7 x 9'1 (3.84m x 2.77m)

Two windows to front. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Outside

The property has a wide road frontage with areas of lawn and flower beds into which sits a good-sized drive and turning area. LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE: 22'8 x 17'1 extended by a previous owner with electric double garage door, electric light and power, under-eaves storage and a glazed door to the side. The house has gates on both sides leading to a pleasant south facing garden with raised patio looking over a central lawn, well stocked flower beds, mature trees and shrubs and hedging for privacy.

Services and Other Information

Mains water, drainage, gas and electric. Gas central heating (boiler serviced annually and hot water tank with new pump and thermostatic control). Approx 2,250 square feet excluding the 400 square feet in the Double Garage.

Please note: appliances such as radiators, heaters, boilers, fixtures or utilities (gas, water, electricity, etc.) which may have been mentioned in these details have not been tested and no guarantee can be given that they are suitable or in working order. We cannot guarantee that building regulations or planning permission have been approved and recommend that you make independent enquiries on these matters. All measurements including amounts of land in acres are approximate.