4 bedroom detached house for saleNorton Road, Letchworth Garden City
OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL DETACHED HOME OF CHARACTER • BUILT IN 1910 TO A DESIGN APPROVED BY PARKER & UNWIN • WELL ARRANGED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION • VERY ATTRACTIVE GARDENS
The Accommodation - Entrance Hall Dining Room Study Sitting Room Kitchen/Breakfast Room Family Room Conservatory Utility Room WC
Landing Master Bedroom with en suite Shower Room Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4 Family Bathroom
The Property - This individual detached house was built in 1910 to a design approved by Parker & Unwin, the principal architects of the Garden City, for a local tradesman, Mr James. Although the property has been well modernised and extended over the years, it still retains its original charm and character.
The spacious and versatile accommodation is arranged to form an outstanding family home with a large kitchen/breakfast room centred between the family room, dining room and the conservatory. There are four good sized bedrooms with an en suite to the master.
The house benefits from uPVC double-glazed windows and gas fired central heating.
The Outside - The house sits about 30' (9m) back from the road in a fine plot of approaching a fifth of an acre and measuring about 179' by 43' (54.7m x 13.07m) overall. The front garden is screened by hedges and is attractively laid out and well stocked with ornamental shrubs, conifers and trees. A five bar gate opens to the block paved driveway which provides good off-street parking and leads to the detached garage.
A gate between the house and garage opens to the beautifully laid out rear garden which is some 115' (35.29m) in length and laid to split level lawns with well stocked herbaceous beds and borders, ornamental shrubs, conifers and trees, tree house, vegetable plot, soft fruit bushes and fruit trees. A particularly attractive feature is the walled garden with patio, brick-built barbeque and adjoining pergola. Shed.
The Location - 41 Norton Road is conveniently located to the north east of the town centre, just a mile from the main shopping centre and Letchworth Garden City mainline railway station. It is a third of a mile from the 63 acre Norton Common, a third of a mile from Norton Post Office and General Store, half a mile from the Three Horseshoes, Norton Primary School and parish church and a mile from the main Sainsbury's. Letchworth is on the Cambridge to London Kings Cross mainline and the fastest service to London Kings Cross takes just 27 minutes and Cambridge is 28 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is 2.5 miles away by car and Junction 10 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 schools, shops and leisure facilities.
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