4 bedroom detached house for saleWilbury Road, Letchworth Garden City
Guide Price £675,000
Full descriptionGRADE II LISTED | EARLY GARDEN CITY HOME | DESIGNED BY BENNETT & BIDWELL | MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES
The Accommodation - Porch Entrance Hall Sitting Room Veranda Dining Room Kitchen Pantry Bathroom
Landing Master Bedroom Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4 Separate WC
The Property - This quintessential Grade II listed early Garden City home dates from 1906 and was designed by Bennett & Bidwell, two of the leading architects of the garden city movement. It retains many of the original features which give such properties their attractive character, including fireplaces and ledged plank doors with Norfolk latches. The veranda adjoining the sitting room is another notable characteristic of this style of architecture.
The cottage offers ample scope to extend, if required and subject to any necessary planning and building consents.
The Outside - The house sits in a fine plot of about a quarter of an acre, with an overall depth of approximately 149' (45.49m). The length of the rear garden is about 107' (32.61m). The gardens are laid to extensive lawns with fruit trees and ornamental trees, shrubs and conifers. The house is well screened from the road by a mature hedge.
Ample OFF-STREET PARKING. Detached single Garage.
The Location - 139 Wilbury Road occupies a pleasant and very convenient location just to the north of the town centre. It is less than 100 yards from the 63 acre open space of Norton Common and less than a mile from the town centre and the mainline railway station. Letchworth Garden City is on the Cambridge to London Kings Cross train line with the fastest service to London Kings Cross taking just 27 minutes and Cambridge 28 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is only 2.6 miles away by car.
Designed in the early 20th Century to combine the benefits of town and country, Letchworth Garden City was the worlds first example of this concept and succeeds to this day in achieving its aim. It provides excellent schools, shops and leisure facilities.
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