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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Rosebery Avenue, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5

Sold STC £2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 bedrooms, 3 receptions
  • 3 bathrooms, cellar
  • kitchen/breakfast
  • EPC EER - E
  • gardens, garage

Full description

An extremely handsome and substantial late Victorian detached family home with attractive mellowed red brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof.

The spacious and versatile accommodation is arranged over three floors, in addition and there is a handy cellar. Beneficially, many of the original period features remain within the property including, the encaustic tiled floor in the reception hall, decorative ceiling cornices and fireplaces all of which add to the considerable charm of this magnificent piece of Harpenden's history.

This fine house enjoys a secluded corner plot within the much favoured Avenues area of central Harpenden, affording easy access to the station, High Street and outstanding schools.

Harpenden is well noted for its excellent choice of schools, sports and social facilities, various clubs and a comprehensive range of restaurants and bars. Harpenden benefits from a main line train service to St. Pancras International and beyond.

Enclosed Porch - With glazed double doors and semi circular fanlight to front. Original encaustic tiled floor with inset doormat. Stained glass door with glass surround to:

Entrance Hall - A spacious and welcoming reception hall with decorative ceiling cornice. Impressive staircase with balustrade and original matchboarding. Original encaustic tiled floor. Radiator. Door to:

Guest Cloakroom - Close coupled WC. Hand basin with tiled surround. Side aspect sash window. Door to:

Cellar - 17'9 x 7'1 (5.41m x 2.16m) - Power and light. Worcester boiler providing gas fired central heating and domestic hot water.

Living Room - 25'0 x 16'6 max narrowing to 14'6 (7.62m x 5.03m m - An impressive reception room, with decorative ceiling cornice and picture rail. Open fireplace with painted wood surround. Bespoke cupboards with display shelves. Two large sash windows to rear. Hardwood double glazed door with full height double glazed sidelights overlooking garden.

Family Room - 20'0 into bay x 13'8 (6.10m into bay x 4.17m) - Box bay sash window to front. Traditional sash window to side. Fireplace with marble surround. Two double panelled radiators.

Dining Room - 18'10 max into bay x 16'4 max into bay (5.74m max - Decorative ceiling cornice. Picture rail. Impressive corner box bay to front and side and additional large sash window to front. Wood flooring. Range of built in cupboards. Two double panelled radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 21'2 x 14'0 max narrowing to 10'0 (6.45m x 4.27m m - Excellent range of base and wall mounted units with extensive work surface area, incorporating one and a half bowl sink unit with swivel mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Gas fired Aga. Sash windows to side. Bespoke bench with storage. Ceramic tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Glazed door to:

Utility Room - 9'11 x 9'6 (3.02m x 2.90m) - Work surface area with butler sink and mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Additional standard appliance space. Double glazed side aspect window. Glazed door to garden. Floor mounted Potterton boiler providing domestic hot water and gas fired central heating. Ceramic tiled floor.

First Floor. -

Landing - Window to side. Decorative ceiling cornice. Airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder. Staircase to Second Floor with ornate balustrade. Radiator.

Bedroom One - 20'0 max into bay x 16'1 max into bay (6.10m max i - Decorative ceiling cornice. Picture rail. Box bay sash windows to front and side and additional sash window to front. Range of fitted wardrobes and bookshelves. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom - Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap, Aqualisa shower and hinged glass screen over. Close coupled dual flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls with feature mosaic course. Ceiling recessed downlighters. Frosted windows to side. Ceramic tiled floor. Chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 20'5 x 13'9 (6.22m x 4.19m) - Box bay window to front. Feature cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and hearth. Range of fitted wardrobes and bookshelves. Double panelled radiator.

Bedroom Three - 14'6 x 13'10 (4.42m x 4.22m) - Cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and hearth. Sash windows to rear. Radiator. Wood effect flooring.

Bedroom Four - 13'0 x 11'0 (3.96m x 3.35m) - Current utilised as an office. Sash window to rear. Picture rail. Cast iron fireplace with tiled slips.

Family Bathroom - Panel enclosed bath with tiled surround. Corner shower enclosure with Aqualisa shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Close coupled WC. Wood effect flooring. Sash window to rear. Ceiling recessed downlighters. Heated towel rail.

Second Floor -

Landing - Side aspect sash window. Ornate balustrade.

Bedroom Five - 17'0 x 12'6 (5.18m x 3.81m) - Cast iron fireplace. Sash window to side. Double panelled radiator.

Bedroom Six - 19'10 x 9'2 (6.05m x 2.79m) - (Part restricted headroom). Rooflights to side and rear. Rear aspect sash window. Eaves storage.

Bedroom Seven - 15'3 x 14'6 max (4.65m x 4.42m max) - (Part restricted headroom). Front aspect sash window. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.

Bathroom - Panel enclosed bath. Close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower enclosure with Aqualisa shower unit. Part tiled walls. Roof light window. Radiator. Wood effect flooring. Airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and shelved storage.

Outside -

Front Garden - Block paved carriage driveway, providing off street parking. Well stocked flower and shrub borders to front with mature hedging and established trees to side.

Rear Garden - Immediately adjacent to the rear of the house is a crazy paved patio area, leading to an area of lawn, bordered by established and very well stocked flower and shrub rockery and bed, with ornamental pond. To the rear there is mature hedging and an additional large well stocked shrub bed. The garden is studded with specimen trees.

Garage - To the side of the property, with pitched roof.

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13 June 2016


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