4 bedroom detached house for saleKings Walden, SG4
Guide Price £1,350,000
- Detached Family Home
- Four Bedrooms
- Listed Character Property
- Rural Location
- Tennis Court and Swimming Pool
A beautifully presented country home offering excellent leisure facilities including hard surface tennis court and swimming pool. Set in the heart of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside and benefiting from far reaching rural views, The Crown House stands on the side of a small valley just 5 miles from Hitchin's historic Town Centre with mainline Railway Station to London Kings Cross (30 mins). Benefiting from an outstanding rural location the property offers a rare blend of country living with the convenience of a range of amenities and good Schools for all ages close at hand.
This elegant but homely residence has been the subject of considerable improvement by the current vendors and is in our opinion offered for sale in superb decorative order. It is highly suited to a growing family and as a base for large scale entertaining with the external grounds, parking and gardens offering a beautiful setting for this stunning period home.
Viewing highly recommended and strictly by appointment.
Preston - 1.4 miles
Hitchin - 4.7 miles
Harpenden - 9.0 miles
A1 M Junction 8 - 6.5 miles
London Luton Airport - 5 miles
The Accommodation Comprises -
On The Ground Floor - Gabled Porch with entrance door opening to:-
Entrance Hall - Doors to Study and Sitting Room.
Sitting Room - 27'0" x 19'7" (8.23m x 5.97m) - Dual aspect with three windows to front and window to side. Fireplace with woodburning stove. Large alcove fireplace. Exposed beams. Step and opening to Lobby.
Lobby - 13'5" x 5'11" (4.09m x 1.80m) - Three windows to rear. Door to Dining Room. Door to Rear Hall.
Study - 17'7" x 11'7" (5.36m x 3.53m) - Dual aspect with windows to front and side. Fireplace. Door to Rear Hall.
Rear Hall - Door and window to rear Courtyard. Doors to Lobby, Study, Utility and Cloakroom.
Cloakroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising low level W.C and washbasin. Window to rear.
Utility - Fitted with a range of floorstanding and wall mounted units incorporating drawers with worksurfaces over. Butler sink. Window to rear.
Dining Room - 16'2" x 11'11" (4.93m x 3.63m) - Plus recess with stairs to the first floor. Storage cupboard. Door to Lobby. Dual aspect with windows to both sides. Glazed double doors opening to the Kitchen.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 23'11" x 16'3" overall (7.29m x 4.95m overall) - Dual aspect Kitchen with large picture windows to both sides. Fitted with a range of floorstanding and wall mounted shaker style units incorporating drawers with polished granite worksurfaces over and matching upstand. Matching central island unit. Ceramic double bowl sink unit. Arctic White four oven Aga. Integrated larder fridge (not tested). Integrated freezer (not tested). Integrated dishwasher (not tested). Integrated wine fridge (not tested). Tiled floor. Open to Breakfast Area:-
Breakfast Area - Storage cupboard. Door to side. Dual aspect with windows to side and rear including a fabulous bay window with built-in window seat overlooking the rear garden.
On The First Floor -
Landing - Two windows to rear. Doors to all Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
Master Bedroom - 14'7" x 11'4" (4.45m x 3.45m) - Two windows to side. A range of built-in wardrobe cupboards. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a modern white suite comprising shower cubicle, washbasin and low level W.C. Window to rear.
Bedroom Two - 13'6" x 8'11" (4.11m x 2.72m) - Window to front. A range of built-in wardrobe cupboards.
Bedroom Three - 11'2" x 8'0" (3.40m x 2.44m) - Window to front.
Bedroom Four - 12'9" x 7'4" (3.89m x 2.24m) - Two windows to front. A range of built-in wardrobe cupboards.
Family Bathroom - Window to rear. Fitted with a suite comprising bath, washbasin and low level W.C. Built-in storage cupboard.
Driveway & Parking - Driveway providing ample off-street parking for several cars and access to the Double Garage.
Double Garage - 17'2" x 14'11" (5.23m x 4.55m) - Timber barn comprising a double garage with vehicular entry door. Window and amenity door to rear. Opening to:-
Workshop/Store - 17'2" x 12'8" (5.23m x 3.86m) - Window and amenity door to rear.
Summerhouse - Providing two separate changing areas each 11'11" x 5'11" opening on to the terrace. Power and light connected.
Gardens & Courtyard - The gardens and grounds extend to approx 1.077 acres/0.436 hectares and enjoy superb rural views over surrounding countryside. Screened by tall mature hedges, the gardens are mainly laid to formal lawns, with well maintained flower beds and pretty ponds with willow tree. Small orchard with apple, pear and cherry trees. The gardens also feature a heated SWIMMING POOL and SUMMERHOUSE with terrace and timber loggia. All weather hardsurfaced TENNIS COURT.
An attractive cobbled courtyard area is immediately adjacent to the house and provides a sunny sheltered area for sitting out. Mature oak tree.
Pool Plant - 7'0 x 6'0" (2.13m x 1.83m) - Window to side. Housing equipment for the swimming pool. Power and light connected.
Floor Plans - Please note that the floor plans are not to scale and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any dimensions given are approximate. Therefore the accuracy of the floor plans cannot be guaranteed.
Council Tax Band - We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is Band ..... This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.
Planning Permission - We understand that there is existing planning permission to construct a two storey extension at the rear. Detail can be found on the NHDC website under Application No. 15/00121/1LB.
Floor Area - Approx ................sqm. Please note that this measurement has been taken from the EPC, and may not include any unheated areas (e.g. Conservatory, integral garage etc).
Epc Rating - Due to its Grade II Listed status, an EPC is not required for this property.
Services - All mains services are understood to be installed and connected. Please note that we have not tested any services installations or appliances.
Directions - The property is located on the outskirts of Ley Green.
To access the property from Hitchin, from the Stevenage Road/3 Moorhens roundabout, take the Gosmore Road (sp. Gosmore). Follow this road through the village of Gosmore (becomes Preston Road). In Preston, take the second right into Church St (sp. Kings Walden). Continue ahead, until you reach the village of Ley Green. When road bears round to the left (sp.Offley/Kings Walden), turn right (unsigned). The property is directly in front of you.
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