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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

London Road, Luton, LU1

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5/6 Bedroom Semi-Detached Victorian Villa
  • Spacious Layout Over Four Floors
  • Master Bedroom With En-Suite
  • Period Features
  • Original Sash Windows
  • Close To Harpenden And Luton Town Centre
  • Close To Stockwood Park & Luton Hoo Memorial Park
  • Walking Distance To Hillborough Junior School
  • Close To Luton Airport Parkway
  • Walking Distance To Tennyson Road Primary School

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A unique 5/6 double bedroom, lofty semi detached Victorian villa oozing character with lots of features including high ceilings, ornate coving, feature fireplaces, original sash windows located in the highly sought after South Luton area. The property is in the catchment area for Tennyson Road Primary school which is rated Outstanding.

Arranged over four floors and offering versatile accommodation the second floor is used as a self-contained flat benefiting from double bedroom, lounge / kitchenette, shower room.
However this can easily be converted back to the property's fourth and fifth bedrooms.

The property also benefits from a further three bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an en-suite, plus a basement.

Externally the property has a private rear garden with water feature and patio areas to the side and rear with good size lawned area. To the front is driveway parking for 2 cars.

The property is a short drive from nearby Harpenden, Luton town centre and Luton Airport Parkway. More locally the property is a short walk to Stockwood Country Park with golf, museum and discovery centre, equestrian, athletics, allotment and rugby club facilities.

There is a growing commuter community due to the excellent transport links to London. Luton and Luton Airport Parkway stations are on Thameslink and East Midlands services into London St Pancras taking 17 minutes on the fastest train.

There are local Bus routes and the M1 Junction 10 is easily accessible.

London Luton Airport, opened in 1938, is one of England's major airports.

The University of Bedfordshire is based in the town.

The Luton Carnival held on the Whitsun May bank holiday, is the largest one-day carnival in Europe.

The town was for many years famous for hat-making, and the Vauxhall Motors factory; the head office of Vauxhall Motors is still in the town. Car production at the plant began in 1905 and continued until 2002, where commercial vehicle production remains.

Entrance Porch
Original feature tiled flooring with coir matting. Ample space for hanging coats. Door into entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
Delightful entrance hall with feature archway. Staircase rising to the first floor with staircase descending to the basement. Victorian style radiator. Dado and picture rails. Large built in storage cupboard.

Lounge
16'4 x 13'7
Original bay sash window to the front aspect fitted with two tiered plantation shutters. Beautiful feature fireplace. Dado and picture rail. Inbuilt bookcases. Two victorian style radiators. Coving and ornate ceiling rose.

Dining Room
14'6 x 14'1
Stripped wooden flooring. Original sash dual aspect windows. Bay window to the side aspect with side window overlooking the garden. Both windows with two tiered plantation shutters. Feature cast iron fireplace. Dado and picture rail. Ornate coving and ceiling rose. Victorian style radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom
White and chrome suite comprising of low level W.C. Vanity wash hand basin with storage under. Obscured window to the side aspect. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

Kitchen / Diner
18' x 11'3
Large and dual aspect kitchen / diner with a range of black high gloss base and wall mounted units with complimentary granite work surfaces. Stainless steel inset sink unit and drainer. Integrated double electric oven, hob and extractor hood. Integrated washing machine and dishwasher. Space and services for American style fridge freezer. Tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating. Recessed ceiling spots. Ample space for dining room and chairs. Double radiator. Sash windows to side aspect. Door to the side leading to the rear garden. There is a "pet-alarm" in the kitchen.

Basement
16'4 x 12'1
A large basement room offering versatile accommodation, currently used as a reception room but could be used as a bedroom or games room. Double glazed window to the front aspect. Recessed ceiling spots. Adjoining the basement is an office area. Two radiators.

Master Bedroom
16'4 x 12'1
Original bay sash windows with two tier plantation shutters to the front aspect. Feature cast iron fireplace. Deep skirtings. Picture rail. Victorian style radiator. Door to En-suite. Large double built in wardrobe.

Master En-suite
White and chrome suite with low level W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Large shower cubicle. Fully tiled floor and walls. Sash window with two tier plantation shutters to the front aspect. Heated chrome towel rail and radiator.

Bedroom Two
14'7 x 12'3
Double aspect room with original sash windows to the rear and side aspect. Feature cast iron fireplace. Victorian style radiator. Picture rail.

Bedroom Three
12' x 11'10
Double aspect with sash windows to the rear and side aspect. Stripped wood flooring. Feature cast iron fireplace. Picture rail. Victorian style radiator.

Family Bathroom
Delightful Victorian style bathroom comprising of white and chrome suite with Victorian style claw foot bath with shower over and hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Two sash windows to the side aspect. Fully tiled walls and floor. Victorian style radiator.

Lounge / Kitchen
18' x 13'5
The second floor is currently used as a self contained annexe and could be easily reinstated to two double bedrooms.
Currently comprising of lounge / kitchenette.
The kitchenette comprises of a range of base and wall mounted units with complimentary work surfaces. Inset stainless steel sink unit. Space and services for cooker and fridge. Wood effect laminate flooring.
Lounge area - radiator. Feature fireplace. Velux window. Sash window to the side aspect.

Bedroom
14'1 x 9'3
Located on the second floor bedroom comprises of sash window to side aspect. Feature fireplace. Radiator.

Shower Room
Located on the second floor the shower room comprises of white and chrome suite with low level W.C. vanity wash hand basin with storage under. Shower cubicle.

Rear Garden
Delightful private rear garden with large lawned area and two patio areas to the side and rear, the rear patio area has a glass screen. Water feature. Timber shed with power light. Brick built out-building offering further storage plus a log store. To the rear of the garden is a futher decked patio area. Outside cold water tap and external electrical socket. Gated access to the front of the property.

Front Garden
Steps leading up to the front door. Blocked paved with original grey Luton stone. Victorian style lamp to the front. Driveway parking for 2 cars. Gated side access to the rear of the property.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Luton (0.9 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (1.0 mi)
  • Leagrave (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Luton (0.9 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (1.0 mi)
  • Leagrave (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks.com, London

Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0867 Local call rate

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