4 bedroom detached house for sale

2 Croft Lane, Letchworth Garden City

Guide Price £995,000

Property Description

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GRADE II LISTED EARLY GARDEN CITY HOME • INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY DESIGNED BY C H HIGNETT • MANY ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL ARTS & CRAFTS AND ART NOUVEAU FEATURES • FINE THIRD ACRE PLOT

The Accommodation - Canopy Porch Reception Hall Sitting Room Dining Room Loggia Kitchen/Breakfast Room Cloakroom Separate WC
Landing Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 with Balcony Bedroom 4 Family Bathroom
Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom
Freezer Room/Workshop Log Store Double Garage

The Property - This highly individual Grade II listed early Garden City house dates from 1911 and was designed by C H Hignett in the style of a Wealden Hall house with the addition of characteristic Art Nouveau features. As well as its distinctive thatched roof, this attractive character home boasts numerous original Arts & Crafts fittings and fixtures including oak doors with the original latches and leaded light windows.

The house benefits from gas fired central heating with an open fireplace in the sitting room and a gas fired "wood-burning" stove to the fireplace in the kitchen/breakfast room.

The Outside - As its name suggests, the house sits in a fine corner plot where Croft Lane turns into Cashio Lane. The grounds measure about 179' by 102' (54.5m x 31m), extend to 0.39 acre and are surrounded by hedges and attractively laid out with extensive lawns, herbaceous beds and borders, ornamental shrubs, conifers and trees, including beech, lime and ash, ornamental pond and vegetable plot.

The driveway provides off-street parking for at least four cars and leads to the detached double garage. A timber outhouse provides a useful freezer room/store and a log store.

The Location - Croft Corner is pleasantly located on the north-eastern edge of Letchworth Garden City, just a 6 minute walk from the nearest Tesco Express, 7 minutes from the local shop/Post Office and a 10 minute walk from the Three Horseshoes pub, Norton primary school and Norton parish church. The 63 acre open space of Norton Common is within 1/2 mile and the town's mainline railway station is just over a mile away in the town centre. Letchworth Garden City is on the London Kings Cross to Cambridge mainline with the fastest services to London Kings Cross taking just 27 minutes and to whilst Cambridge is 28 minutes. Junction 9 southbound on the A1(M) is 2.7 miles away by car and Junction 10 northbound 2.8 miles.

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 and the town provides excellent shopping, schools, leisure facilities and great open spaces.


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10 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Letchworth (0.9 mi)
  • Baldock (1.2 mi)
  • Arlesey (3.2 mi)
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Charter Whyman, Letchworth

37 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BQ

01462 685808 Local call rate

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01462 685808 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Letchworth (0.9 mi)
  • Baldock (1.2 mi)
  • Arlesey (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charter Whyman, Letchworth

37 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BQ

01462 685808 Local call rate

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