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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Oaklea, Oaklands, Welwyn AL6 0PT

Sold STC £730,000

Property Description

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This impressive 4 double bedroom detached family house forms part of a select development comprising just six homes that were constructed by 'Gleeson Classic Homes' in 1998. Approached via a deep central hallway with a polished timber staircase & 3/4 gallery above, the tastefully presented accommodation comprises: Dual aspect drawing room with inglenook style fireplace, dining/family room, study, impressive kitchen / breakfast room with cut granite work surfaces, laundry room, cloakroom, lovely 3/4 galleried landing and 2 luxury bathrooms.

The house is approached via a block paved driveway with parking that in turn leads to a detached double garage. The easily managed rear garden with elevated veranda style terrace has a fine south/easterly aspect and fenced boundaries.

Proximity - The following times and distances are approximate as a guide only: London Kings Cross (32 minutes via rail) - Hertford (The county town) 6.8 miles - St Albans just over 14 miles - M25 14 Miles - Luton airport just over 14 miles - Stansted airport (27 miles) - A1M Junction (6) less than a mile away - Heathrow airport (37 miles).

The Accommodation Is Arranged As Follows: - Open canopy porch with hardwood panelled front door and double glazed leaded light side windows leading to:

Entrance Hall - 14'5" x 6'11" approx (4.39m x 2.11m appro x) - This deep central approach has a staircase to the first floor with rich polished balustrade and a 3/4 gallery above. There is a double radiator and panelled doors that lead to:

Cloakroom - White suite comprising low flush WC and pedestal wash handbasin with mixer taps and splash tiling. There is a radiator, an extractor fan (not tested).

Drawing Room - 24'8" x 12'9" (7.52m x 3.89m) - Approached via a double multi pane bevelled glass doors from the entrance hall, this lovely dual aspect room incorporates double glazed French doors with side windows leading to a raised terrace and a matching double glazed window to the side. There is a brick Inglenook style fireplace with lighting, brick hearth and a fitted ornate log burner, 2 double radiators and TV aerial point.

Dining/Family Room - 12'9'' x 11'9'' Plus bay (3.89m x 3.58m Plus bay) - This well proportioned and flexible area has a walk in double glazed leaded light bay window to the front and a double radiator.

Study - 10'7" x 7'6" (3.23m x 2.29m) - This useful area has a double glazed window to the front, radiator & telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 17'11" x 11'2" (5.46m x 3.40m) - This impressive family space provides an extensive range of cream panelled Shaker style wall and base units incorporating cut granite working surfaces with splash tiling and concealed under unit lighting. There is a 11/2 bowl acrylic Franke sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below, built in eye level Neff double oven with grill and a four ring gas hob with extractor hood that is carefully concealed in a shaped hood. Integrated Miele dishwasher, integrated fridge, 10 inset ceiling spotlights, double radiator, TV aerial point, ceramic tiled floor and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. Double glazed leaded light window to rear and French doors leading to the terrace and garden a further door leads to:

Laundry Room - 9'0'' x 6'0'' (2.74m x 1.83m) - Again fitted with Shaker style panelled wall and base units incorporating working surfaces and a single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap and cupboard below, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for dryer, wall mounted Potterton gas boiler which provides for heating and domestic hot water, integrated 3 drawer freezer, wall mounted fuses, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, extractor fan and a double glazed door leading to the side.


Three Quarter Galleried Landing - 16'6" x 10'8" overall (5.03m x 3.25m overall) - This beautiful central area has a double glazed leaded light window to the front, radiator and an airing cupboard housing a Mega flow hot water tank with shelved storage above. Panelled doors lead to:

Bedroom 1 - 13'10" x 12'9" (4.22m x 3.89m) - This generous double room has a leaded light double glazed window to the rear with views across to the bordering woodland, radiator and TV aerial point. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom - 8'7" x 7'1" (2.62m x 2.16m) - White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and overhead integrated chrome shower with folding screen, pedestal wash handbasin with mixer tap, low flush WC, part tiling to walls, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, 2 inset ceiling spotlights and a double glazed leaded light window to the rear.

Bedroom 2 - 12'10" x 10'7" (3.91m x 3.23m) - Again a double room with double glazed leaded light window to the front and a radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 12'2" x 10'7" (3.71m x 3.23m) - Again a double room with double glazed leaded light window to the rear, again incorporating the view, radiator and TV aerial point.

Bedroom 4 - 11'9" x 12'8" nt 9' (3.58m x 3.86m nt 2.74m) - Again a double room with double glazed leaded light window to the front, radiator and TV aerial point.

Family Bathroom - 10'6" max x 8'11" (3.20m max x 2.72m) - This generous space provides an elegant white suite comprising panelled bath with integrated wall mixer tap and pull out shower spray, wash handbasin with mixer tap and a dual flush WC. There is a walk in shower with glass panels, integrated multi jet shower, extensive complementary sandstone style tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, 4 inset ceiling spotlights and a double glazed window to the side.

Outside -

Front Garden - The property is approached via a block paved driveway with parking for 3 vehicles. There are lit steps that lead down to a small front terrace and the front door and access to:

Double Width Garage - Detached and of double width design with twin up and over doors, light and power and personal door to the side.

Rear Garden - With measurements of approximately 41' x 46' this private South Easterly facing area has a raised terrace with iron railings and 4 steps that in turn lead down to a lower terrace with water tap and lighting. From here access can be gained to the main lawn area which has fenced boundaries and shrub borders. Gated access leads from both sides of the property.


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