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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Briary Wood Lane, Oaklands, Welwyn Al6 0TF

Sold STC £925,000

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This character 'Potton' style detached family house sits within a mature corner plot of just under 1/3 of an acre and boasts an enviable private road location in the heart of Mardley Heath.

With 4 double bedrooms and 3 lovely reception rooms, the house enjoys timber latch doors, double glazed leaded light windows, exposed timber work and a lovely inglenook fireplace. 'Linden House' is approached via a central entrance hall and provides a re-fitted cloakroom with marble floor, hand built kitchen/breakfast room with Corian working surfaces, 3 bath/shower rooms (2 en suite), and a double width garage with utility area. There is scope to build a detached garage which would in turn provide potential to convert the existing integral garage to provide further living accommodation (subject to normal consents). CHAIN FREE.

Proximity - London Kings Cross - via Knebworth (Journey time approx 32 minutes).
Old Welwyn Village just over 1 mile
Welwyn Garden City (4 miles approx)
Hertford - The county town (8 miles approx)
St Albans j(12 miles approx)
M25 junction (14 miles approx)
Luton airport (just over 12 miles)
A1M Junction (6) is less than a mile
Stanstead airport (27 miles approx)
Heathrow airport (37 miles approx)

The Accommodation Comprises: - Deep Canopy porch with light and a timber panelled door with full length double glazed leaded light side windows and access to:

Reception Hall - 11'5" max x 11' approx (3.48m max x 3.35m appro x) - A fine central approach with quarry tiled floor and turning staircase with molded timber balustrade leading to the first floor landing. There is a deep under stairs storage cupboard, radiator with cover and timber latched doors leading to:

Cloakroom - Contemporary white suite comprising low flush WC and circular wash hand basin with mixer tap set on a dark wood floating stand with drawer space below and marble splash back with lit mirror above. Marble floor with up stand, extractor fan and two inset ceiling spot lights.

Tv Room/Study - 14'8" x 9'5" (4.47m x 2.87m) - This adaptable space has a deep double glazed window to the front, two radiators, TV aerial point and telephone point.

Drawing Room - 22'6" x 16'7" plus bay (6.86m x 5.05m plus bay) - A fine triple aspect room with deep double glazed windows to two sides and a matching walk in bay window to the front. There is an impressive Inglenook fireplace with raised quarry hearth and cast iron log burner, four wall light points, TV aerial point, two double radiators and a 7'6" opening to:

Dining Room - 19'2" nt to 15'5" (5.84m nt to 4.70m) - A great space for entertaining with dual aspect incorporating a double glazed window to the side and matching French doors leading to a covered terrace and the rear garden. Two double radiators, brick fireplace with open flue and a further latch door leading to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 28'2" x 11'2" max (8.59m x 3.40m max) - This extensively fitted family space has a comprehensive range of hand built painted panelled units with shaped corion working surfaces, matching up stand and complementary tiled splash back. Double bowl enamel butler sink unit with Victorian style mixer tap, waste disposal and cupboard below, built in Miele Imperial four ring Halogen hob with stainless steel and glass extractor hood above, matching eye level oven and integrated microwave. Fitted plate rack, integrated Miele dishwasher, larder cupboard, quarry tiled floor, integrated dresser, two double radiators, six inset ceiling spot lights, 4 sets of double glazed windows and a half glazed door leading to the rear garden. A Further door leading to the double garage and utility area.


Part Galleried Landing - Another central approach with two double radiators, airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water tank, and latched doors leading to:

Bedroom 1 - 14'11" (max) x 13'10" (4.55m ( max) x 4.22m) - A generous double with double glazed window to the front, two radiators and three built in wardrobe storage cupboards with latched doors and automatic lighting. Latch door leading to:

En Suite Shower Room - Luxurious and elegant white suite comprising a dual flush WC, twin vanity wash hand basins set within a marble counter with up stand and integrated mixer taps with cupboards below, generous shower recess with 'Daryl' glass screen and integrated chrome shower, marble floor and walls, chrome heated towel rail, three inset ceiling spot lights, extractor fan and a double glazed leaded light window to the side.

Guest Bedroom 2 - 16'10'' (max) x 12'2'' approx (5.13m ( max) x 3.71 - Another generous double room with two double glazed leaded light dormer windows to the front, 2 double radiators, walk in storage cupboard with hanging and shelving and a pre-lagged hot water tank. Latch door to:

En Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising low flush WC, Pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with Victorian style mixer tap. Tiling to dado height, ceramic tiled floor, 2 inset ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, heated towel rail, double glazed leaded light window to the side.

Bedroom 3 - 15'3'' x 11'5'' (4.65m x 3.48m) - Again a double room with polished wood floor, dual aspect double glazed leaded light dormer windows to the side and rear, 2 double radiators and 2 built in storage/wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom 4 - 13'7'' x 7'9'' (4.14m x 2.36m) - Dormer window to the rear, 2 wall light points, double radiator and a walk in cupboard with automatic lighting shelving and storage.

Family Bathroom - Re fitted with a luxurious and contemporary suite comprising a free standing bath with detached mixer taps and shower spray, dual flush WC and wash hand basin set within a marble counter with mixer tap, drawers and cupboards below. There is a tiled cubicle with Daryl shower screen and integrated chrome shower, marble tiled floor and walls, chrome heated towel rail, piped audio speakers and built in TV, extractor fan and shaver point.

Double Garage & Utility Space - 20'5'' x 19'1'' (6.22m x 5.82m) - Approached via a door from the kitchen/family room, this integrated area has a quarry tiled floor & twin electronic up and over doors leading to the driveway. There are 2 wall mounted Potterton gas boilers that provide for heating and domestic hot water, fitted water softener, storage cupboards and shelving, butler sink with working surfaces, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. There is a double glazed window to the rear.

Outside - The overall plot measures approx 0.320 of an acres (approaching 1/3 acre).

Rear & Side Gardens - The main side garden area has a westerly aspect and deep shaped lawns with a paved lit terrace. From here you can wander through to the rear garden with established oak tree, part shingled seating area with water feature and access to a further utilities area on the eastern side of the house with compost area, 2 timber sheds 7 log store.

Front Garden - The property is approached via double electronic timber gates with an entry-phone. There is a wide block paved driveway with ample parking for approximately 7 vehicles. From here is access to the gardens that surround the house. There is a shaped lawn with high mixed hedge boundaries and deep side beds with an abundance of flowering perennials and established Rhododendrons.

Agents Note - We have been informed by the vendor that the residents association fee for the private road is £250 per annum.


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