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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Gustard Wood Common, Gustard Wood, Hertfordshire

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • charming 16th century detached house
  • 4 bedrooms
  • separate annexe
  • views of Gustard Wood

Full description

Charming Grade II listed 16th century detached family home overlooking Gustard Wood Common. Refurbished to an exacting standard this house offers superb accommodation with an annex feature

The main house has a pretty gabled porch leading to an entrance hall, off which is a cloakroom with low flush WC, wash hand basin and storage cupboard. The hall also provides access to the utility room.

The living room is quite spectacular and graced with exposed beams and patterned exposed brickwork, but the fireplace is the over whelming feature in this room and this is a classic inglenook fireplace which incorporates a wood burner.

There is also a well proportioned family room with feature mezzanine gallery and a generously proportioned home office.

The kitchen/dining room incorporates a beautiful range of fitted storage units beneath black granite worksurfaces and features an Aga range cooker, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. There is also a separate utility room with plumbing for automatic washing machine, work surface and sink unit.

There is a secondary kitchen which is fitted with an extensive range of storage cupboards, has a high ceiling, exposed central beam and an oak floor covering. The range cooker is a Stanley appliance, but very old and will need replacing. The kitchen leads through to a large boot room with tiled floors and access to the rear car parking area.

On the first floor, off the landing, the stunning master bedroom has many exposed beams and a charming fireplace, together with an access opening through to the en-suite bathroom with a ball and claw foot bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin and this room is also graced with many exposed timber beams.

There are three further bedrooms and all have windows which overlook the beautiful common land to the front of the property and are serviced by a separate, modern, well fitted shower room with a generously proportioned shower, low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Currently running as a bed & breakfast business, the annexed accommodation is very versatile essentially comprises four identical units and all have a sitting room with kitchenette in the corner, an en-suite bathroom or shower room and a first floor mezzanine bedroom area. Each property has front door access onto the rear car park and rear door access to the a garden area which has been segregated from the main garden and provides a patio area and a lawn. We understand that providing a cooked breakfast isn't essential, indeed our client provides a continental style breakfast in the room. There is a strong demand from the business community and those seeking a weekend retreat in the country, providing the opportunity of a supplementary income.

Externally, The Tin Pot has an attractive garden which extends to three sides of the property, the main part of which is laid to lawn and enhanced by a well stocked herbaceous borders and extensive areas of paved patio.

To the righthand side there is another lawned area, bordered by timber panel fencing and a driveway which leads to a sizeable parking area to the rear providing multiple vehicle parking.

Gustard Wood is renowned for it's surrounding countryside and the many walks and bridle paths that dissect it. The prestigious Mid Herts Golf Club is found nearby and a good range of shops, including a Tesco Express, are located in Wheathampstead High Street, together with a fine selection of restaurants. The nearby town of Harpenden provides a comprehensive range of shops, first class educational establishments and a fast rail service to London.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall -

Kitchen/Dining Room -

Living Room -

Utility - 9' x 7'10 (2.74m x 2.39m) -

Cloakroom -

Family Room - 16'3 x 13'4 (4.95m x 4.06m) -

Mezzanine - 16'3 x 7'1 (4.95m x 2.16m) -

Home Office - 14'9 x 13'4 (4.50m x 4.06m) -

2nd Kitchen - 15'3 x 12'1 (4.65m x 3.68m) -

Boot Room - 12'1 x 9'6 (3.68m x 2.90m) -

First Floor -

Landing -

Master Bedroom - 17'10 x10 X 12'6 (5.44m x 0.25m X 3.81m) -

En-Suite Bathroom - 17'7 x 9'3 (5.36m x 2.82m) -

Bedroom Two - 12'7 x 10'7 (3.84m x 3.23m) -

Bedroom Three - 12'11 x 8'1 (3.94m x 2.46m) -

Bedroom Four - 10'7 x 9'10 (3.23m x 3.00m) -

Shower Room -

B&B Annexe (4 Units) -

Sitting Room With Kitchenette - 15'5 x 12'4 (4.70m x 3.76m) -

En-Suite Bathroom Or Shower Room -

Mezzanine Bedroom - 12'4 x 10'8 (3.76m x 3.25m) -

Small Patio & Lawn -

Externally -

Attractive Garden -

Driveway And Multiple Vehicle Parking -

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30 June 2015


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