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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Royal Oak Lane, Pirton, Hertfordshire, SG5

Guide Price £1,850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Bespoke self-build house
  • Six bedrooms; four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Accommodation in excess of 6,000 sq.ft.
  • Exposed beams
  • Flagstone floor
  • Home office
  • Heated swimming pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A six bedroom detached property with an outdoor swimming pool and outbuildings in the Hertfordshire village of Pirton. Copford House has more than 6,000 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation. The property has four principal reception rooms with a drawing room, dining room, study and a games room. There are six bedrooms and five bath or shower rooms on the first floor and two further rooms on the second floor. The property is located only 4 miles from Hitchin town centre. Commuter trains from Hitchin to Kings Cross take just 32 minutes.


Principal Bedrooms 
The master bedroom has a feature cut stone fireplace with a tiled hearth. There are windows to the rear and glazed double doors to the Juliet balcony at the side. There is a walk-in dressing room, with a range of fitted storage. The en suite has a free standing roll top bath with a side filling mixer tap and separate shower attachment, a shower cubicle, twin wash basins, a high level WC and heated towel rail. There is an obscure glazed window to the side and double doors to a Juliet balcony overlooking the swimming pool. Bedroom two has a vaulted ceiling with dormer windows to the front and rear, and storage in the eaves. The en suite has a bath with a side filling mixer tap and shower attachment over, a corner shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and a heated towel rail. There is an obscure dormer window to the front.

Other Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
Bedroom three has two windows to the front and a window to the side. The en suite has a wet room shower with a glazed screen, a WC, a wash basin with mixer tap over, a heated towel rail and a window to the side. There are stairs to the second floor which is divided into two rooms, currently used as a study and a dressing room. Both rooms have skylights to the side. Bedroom four has a half vaulted ceiling with dormer windows to the rear. The en suite has an inset corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, an enclosed double shower cubicle, WC, a wash basin and a skylight to the rear. Bedroom five has two windows to the front. Bedroom six/cinema room has a vaulted ceiling and dormer windows to the side. There is storage in the eaves. The family bathroom has an inset double bath, a corner shower cubicle, a WC, wash basin and a heated towel rail. There is an obscure window to the side.

Grounds and Gardens 
Entrance to Copford House is via electric wrought iron gates leading to a gravelled driveway, which has off street parking for several cars. The front garden is enclosed by a wall and mature hedge and shrub borders and is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedge borders. There is a large patio area with mature flower and shrub beds and borders. The outdoor heated swimming pool has a paved terrace surround and is enclosed by a walled garden with a pool house. A further garden, to the side of the property, is mainly laid to patio with a small lawn and a variety of raised brick retained flower and shrub beds and borders

Outbuildings 
There is an open double bay car port and a log store with double barn doors to the front. The home office, which is currently used as a salon, has two windows and a part glazed door to the side. There is a cloakroom with a WC and washbasin. A further store barn is accessed via double doors and has a vaulted ceiling and skylights to the side. The pool house has three sets of glazed double doors to the front. The shower room has an enclosed shower cubicle, a WC and a wash basin.

Pirton 
Pirton is a village situated in the county of Hertfordshire on the edge of the Chilterns in an area of Outstanding National Beauty. Pirton has a junior school, two public houses and a village shop. Hitchin is only 4 miles away and has a wider variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and leisure facilties. There is a choice of commuter services in the area with trains from Hitchin to Kings Cross taking approximately 32 minutes and a service from Luton Airport Parkway to Blackfriars in 45 minutes.

Ground Floor 
The solid oak front door with windows to either side, and a central archway secondary door, opens into the front entrance porch. A part glazed door opens into the entrance hall, which has a butterfly staircase to the galleried landing with a full double height vaulted ceiling. There are windows to the front and feature wood panelling. The cloakroom has a WC, wash basin, urinal and an obscure window to the side.

Reception Rooms 
The drawing room has sash windows to the front and side. There is a feature cut stone fireplace with flagstone hearth and an inset wrought iron grate open fire. The dining room has sash windows to the rear and the side. There is a cut stone, dual aspect, feature fireplace, with flagstone hearth and an inset wrought iron fire basket. The study has two sash windows to the front, an exposed brick wall and floorboards. The games room/bar has two sets of double doors leading to the rear patio area. There is a built-in bar, with a corner wash basin. There is a door to the understairs cupboard which has space and plumbing for a fridge/freezer, and a storage area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted wall and base level units with granite worktops over and tiled splashbacks. There is a ceramic double sink, with mixer tap over, and an oversized central island. Integrated appliances include a double fridge, double freezer and dishwasher. There is space and plumbing for a range style gas cooker, with extractor unit above. There are windows to the side and rear, with two sets of glazed double doors to the rear garden patio area. The utility room has a range of fitted wall and base units, with granite worktops over, and tiled splashbacks. There is an inset stainless steel sink, with mixer tap over, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is a part glazed door to the side.

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23 August 2016

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