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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lamer Lane, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

Guide Price £2,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former Victorian Coach House
  • Six bedrooms, five bathrooms
  • Seven reception rooms
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Home office
  • Two carports
  • Grounds in excess of 3 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Victorian six bedroom former coach house with annexe potential, adjoining offices, garaging and carports, in grounds of approximately 3 acres. Delaport Coach House has just under 6,000 sq. ft. of accommodation including six bedrooms, seven reception rooms, two kitchen/breakfast rooms and five bath or shower rooms. The redevelopment makes the most of all the space with built-in storage including two shelved airing cupboards. The accommodation is very flexible and could be easily divided into independent dwellings if required. There is also an adjoining suite of offices with two offices, a filing room and a cloakroom. There is approximately 3 acres of gardens with a gravelled courtyard garden at the front and rear gardens which are lawned with patio areas, mature trees, flower and shrub beds, summerhouses and some practice golf holes. The garden is surrounded by walls or fencing, is well screened and private and backs onto the Mid Herts Golf Course.

History 
Delaport Coach House was built in the 1880s as the Coach House and stables for the original Delaport House, which has since been demolished and rebuilt. The Coach House has been painstakingly redeveloped and extended over the years. The dual aspect drawing room was originally the old stables and the two en suite bedrooms above were added in 2000. The original hay store is now used as a wine store and gym. The original cobblestones and ironwork from the stables have been used as features in the courtyard garden.

Ground Floor 
The double front doors open into the entrance hall which has a built-in storage cupboard. The cloakroom has a WC, wash basin and an obscure window to the rear.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting/dining room has windows to the front and double doors to the rear garden. There is a feature fireplace, with marble surround and hearth, with an electric fire. There is a store area which is currently used as a wine store and gym with a vaulted ceiling and power and light connected. The snug has a window to the rear and a staircase, with built-in storage below, leading to the first floor. The drawing room has twin double doors to the rear garden and windows to the front. There is a feature fireplace, with brick hearth and an electric fire. The dining hall has a window to the rear and a door to the front courtyard. The studio has windows to the side and rear. The family room has a variety of built-in book cases and storage and a window to the side. The study has a window to the side and a door leading to the adjoining offices.

Kitchen/Breakfast Rooms and Utility Room 
The first kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted wall and base units, with worktops and tiled splashbacks. There is a sink and drainer, with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and induction hob with extractor unit above and there is space and plumbing for a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There are windows to the front and rear and a door to the patio area. A utility cupboard has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The second kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted wall and base units, with solid timber worktops, tiled splashbacks and a Butler sink. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and double electric ovens. There are windows to the side. The utility room has a range of fitted wall and base units, with worktops and tiled splashbacks. There is a sink and drainer with mixer tap over, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is stable door access to the side

First Floor 
The landing area accessed via the stairs in the dining hall has a variety of built-in storage cupboards. Bedroom two has a built-in wardrobe and storage in the eaves. The ceiling is vaulted and there are windows to the front and rear. The en suite has a bath, with side filing mixer tap, WC, wash basin and a heated towel rail. There is a window to the rear. The master bedroom has windows to the side and rear and a variety of built-in storage in the eaves. There is a walk-in dressing room, with a skylight to the side, and a range of built-in wardrobes and drawers. The en suite has an enclosed shower cubicle, twiin wash basins, WC and an obscure glazed window the side.

First Floor continued 
The second landing, accessed from the snug stairs, also has a range of built-in storage and wardrobes. Bedroom six has windows to the front and side. There is storage in the eaves. The en suite has a bath, with mixer tap and shower attachment over, WC and a wash basin, with mixer tap over. Bedroom four has built-in wardrobes and a window to the rear, overlooking the garden. The shower room has an enclosed shower cubicle and a wash basin. Bedroom five has built-in wardrobes and a window to the front.

Second Floor 
Bedroom three has a vaulted ceiling, with a variety of built-in wardrobes and storage. The en suite has a bath, with mixer tap and shower attachment over, WC and wash basin. There is a window to the rear and a skylight to the side.

Annexe Potential 
With two Kitchen/Breakfast rooms and bedrooms accessed via two separate stairways, Delaport Coach House has very versatile accommodation and is ideally laid out to facilitate the creation of a separate, substantial annexe if required.

Adjoining Offices 
The offices have their own independant front door which leads to an entrance hallway. There is a cloakroom which has a WC and wash basin. The filing room has a window to the rear. The ground floor office has stairs to the first floor and is dual aspect with windows to the front and the rear. The first floor office has windows to the front and two Dormer windows to the rear.

Outside 
Electric wrought iron double gates lead on to a gravel driveway, with off street parking for several cars. There are two car ports and a further storage area. The walled gravelled courtyard garden, to the front of the property, has a variety of mature box hedges and provides is an extra parking area in front of one of the carports. There is vehicle access to the side, with a five bar gate leading to the rear garden. The extensive rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by a variety of wall and fence borders, with mature tree, hedge, flower and shrub beds and borders throughout the garden, along with a variety of paved patio areas.

Wheathampstead 
Delaport Coach House is located in the Hertfordshire village of Wheathampstead, which has a variety of public houses, a tennis club and playing fields. Further amenities are available in St. Albans which is approximately 5 miles away. Commuter trains from Welwyn Garden City to Kings Cross International take approximately 26 minutes.

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10 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (2.5 mi)
  • Welwyn Garden City (4.2 mi)
  • Welwyn North (4.4 mi)
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20 Bucklersbury, Hitchin, SG5 1BG

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Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (2.5 mi)
  • Welwyn Garden City (4.2 mi)
  • Welwyn North (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Hitchin

20 Bucklersbury, Hitchin, SG5 1BG

01462 511005 Local call rate

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