5 bedroom House - detached (Available)

Welwyn
Offers in excess of £800,000
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Overview

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Large detached house with considerable potential for internal modernisation and refurbishment and planning approved to build a substantial annexe set amongst mature gardens in a very sought-after location. We are holding an Open House from 11am to 12 noon on Saturday 26th October. Please call to book a viewing. (Property Ref: 1101)

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Overall Description

This is a large detached house in a large mature plot with planning consent to build a substantial annexe to the side - so this is a rare development opportunity in one of the most sought after roads in the area - but would equally well suit buyers looking to refurbish and modernise the current large family home. The property currently has over 3,500 square feet of living accommodation which includes five bedrooms, three bathrooms (two en-suite), two large receptions, conservatory, good-sized kitchen/breakfast room, utility and double garage and is in need of internal modernisation. The annexe will add another sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, bedroom and bathroom with it's own separate entrance just to the rear of the double garage (Please go to the North Herts planning portal for the plans - we understand that this planning consent is "live" as the foundations have been started - but buyers will need to make their own checks). This is an excellent and rare opportunity to remodel the existing house to suit your needs, build the annexe, or perhaps reapply for new planning consent for a brand new detached house designed to meet your exact requirements. We are holding an Open House from 11am to 12 noon on Saturday 26th October so please call to book a viewing.

Location

The property is located on Danesbury Park Road, just at the end of The Avenue, so considered to be one of the most desirable locations in the area. It is only a short distance from Old Welwyn Village and a 5 minute drive from both the A1 and Welwyn North Station (in Digswell). It is also half way between Luton and Stanstead airports. Just down the road is a very handy row of local shops which includes a friendly post office
ewsagents, award winning florists and excellent butcher/game dealer. In the charming village of Old Welwyn (3 or 4 minutes by car) there are further facilities including a Tesco Metro, bakers, pharmacy, specialist shops and a number of good pubs and restaurants. There are excellent shops and other amenities in Welwyn Garden City, including John Lewis and Debenhams, less than ten minute's drive away. There are also 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 School which is walking distance. The property is close to sporting and other facilities including the Gosling Sports Centre, Odyssey Gym (1 mile), and Brocket Hall Golf Club. The magnificent Danesbury Estate Wildlife Park is just behind the property with excellent dog walking and cycling and you can even walk to the local stables and equestrian centre if riding is more your thing. There are pretty riverside meadows and a picnic area (ideal for sunbathing and paddling with little ones) at Panshangar, which is 5-10 minutes' drive away, and the local area is known for its beautiful countryside, especially Mardley Wood and Mardley Heath with their footpaths and purpose built bike tracks. Ayot St Lawrence, former home of George Bernhard Shaw, with its famous Brocket Arms Public House is a short drive away.

Accommodation

From the driveway the wooden front door leads into the:

Entrance Hall - 21'8 x 6' (6.60m x 1.83m)

Window to front and two windows to side. Two radiators.

Cloakroom - 6'7 x 3'3 (2.01m x 0.99m)

Window to side. Low-level WC. Vanity unit with wash-hand basin. Radiator.

Living/Dining Room - 24' widest x 21'8 (7.32m widest x 6.60m)

A large "L" shaped room with window to front and to rear and sliding doors to conservatory. Stairs to first floor. Door to sitting room. Two radiators.

Conservatory - 12'9 x 12'2 (3.89m x 3.71m)

Of Upvc construction with window to side and sliding doors to garden. Porcelain tiled floor. Two radiators.

Sitting Room - 25'8 x 19'1 (7.82m x 5.82m)

Window to front and sliding doors to rear. Open fireplace with glass doors and marble hearth. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Three radiators with wooden covers.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 23'7 x 11'7 (7.19m x 3.53m)

Window to front and two windows to side. Range of kitchen units with tiled work-tops and sink unit. Eye-level oven and microwave. Electric oven with hob. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Two radiators.

Utility Room - 8'9 x 6'5 (2.67m x 1.96m)

Window to rear. Work-top with stainless steel sink unit and space/plumbing for washing machine and tumble-drier beneath. Tiled walls and floor. Airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder.

Rear Porch - 9'1 widest x 7'3 (2.77m widest x 2.21m)

Window to side. Work-tops with fitted electric hobs. Space for chest freezer. Tiled floor. Door to side.

Bedroom Four - 11'8 x 9'11 (3.56m x 3.02m)

Accessed from the entrance hall. Window to front. Radiator.

Downstairs Bathroom - 12'1 x 8'8 (3.68m x 2.64m)

Frosted window to rear. Corner bath. Fitted shower cubicle. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Bidet. Two heated towel rails.

Bedroom Five/Study - 10'2 x 9'10 (3.10m x 3.00m)

Window to front. TV aerial point. Radiator.

First Floor - 9'10 x 9'4 (3.00m x 2.84m)

From the living/dining room stairs lead up to the landing. Loft hatch.

Master Bedroom - 19'1 x 11'2 (5.82m x 3.40m)

Two windows to front and one to side. Fitted wardrobes, dresser and storage cabinets. Two radiators. Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom - 16'4 x 12'5 (4.98m x 3.78m)

Window to front. Large sunken bath. Low-level WC. Vanity unit with two wash-hand basins and cupboards beneath. Bidet.

Office - 12'6 x 9'4 (3.81m x 2.84m)

Window to rear. Wardrobe. Radiator. Door to:

Bedroom Two - 24'8 x 10'6 (7.52m x 3.20m)

Restricted roof height to both sides. Velux windows to front and rear. Three under-eaves storage cupboards. Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom - 12'8 x 6'7 (3.86m x 2.01m)

Velux to side. Panel bath with shower above. Low-level WC. Wash-hand basin. Under eaves storage cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12'5 x 9'4 (3.78m x 2.84m)

Window to side and rear. Radiator.

Outside

The property is approached up a wide driveway with ample parking and turning space in front of the DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' x 19'2 with two metal garage doors, electric light and power. Attached to the rear of the garage is the GARDEN ROOM: 20' x 8' with French Doors to the side. OUTSIDE CLOAKROOM: with WC. The house sits in the middle of large mature gardens with many mature trees and shrubs and plenty of lawn for kids to play. To the rear is a large GARDEN POND. GARDEN SHED: 6' x 4'.

Services and Other Information

Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Double-glazed windows. Alarm. Planning consent is approved for a substantial annexe to the rear of, and incorporating, the double garage. Approx. 3,500 square feet.

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.