Get brand editions for John Curtis  in assoc. with Hamptons, Harpenden

3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Crabtree Lane, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5

Sold STC £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 reception rooms
  • 3 bedrooms
  • luxury bathroom, kitchen/breakfast
  • EPC EER - D
  • landscaped garden

Full description

An extremely attractive Edwardian family home with stylishly presented accommodation, which has retained and enhanced much of the original charm and character and with the benefit of planning permission for a side and rear extension and a loft conversion - St Albans District Council Planning Ref: 5/2015/2587 alternatively plans can be viewed at our offices.

This fine home occupies an enviable and highly convenient position, just off the common and within walking distance of the High Street, Station and outstanding schools. To the rear is a magnificent and generous professionally landscaped garden. The property also benefits from off street parking for two.

Harpenden is well noted for its excellent choice of schools for all age groups. Social requirements are well catered for, including several challenging golf courses, a sports centre, swimming pool, various clubs and associations and a comprehensive range of restaurants and bars. Harpenden benefits from a fast electrified train service to St. Pancras International (c.26 minutes).

Recessed Porch - Quarry tiled floor. Front door with stained glass panels and stained glass sidelight to:

Entrance Hall - Staircase to first floor with ornate balustrade and original matchboarding. Understairs storage cupboard. Dado rail. Radiator with decorative cover. Door to:

Cloakroom - Close coupled WC with dual flush. Ceramic hand basin with stylish chrome mixer tap and tiled splashback. Radiator. Frosted side aspect window. Extractor fan.

Living Room - 15'2 max into bay x 13'0 (4.62m max into bay x 3.9 - A stunning and characterful reception space, which is open to the Dining/Family Room. Impressive cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and hearth and ornate painted wood mantle and surround. Sash bay window to front with half height plantation shutters. Decorative ceiling cornice. Picture rail. Radiator. Large square opening to:

Dining/Family Room - 11'1 x 11'0 (3.38m x 3.35m) - Decorative ceiling cornice. Radiator. Double glazed rear aspect window. Separate door to Entrance Hall.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 14'3 x 11'4 (4.34m x 3.45m) - Excellent range of base and wall mounted units with extensive granite work surface areas and inset one and a half bowl sink unit with swivel mixer tap. Space for range style oven with stainless steel extractor over. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge freezer. Space for kitchen table. Decorative ceiling cornice. Tiled floor. Ceiling recessed downlighters. Double glazed door with double glazed sidelight and fanlight, to rear garden. Door to:

Utility Room - 13'5 x 4'9 (4.09m x 1.45m) - Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Additional appliance space. Ceramic tiled floor. Baxi boiler providing domestic hot water and gas fired central heating. Radiator. Glazed windows to side and rear. Ceramic tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing - Ornate balustrade. Radiator with decorative cover. Attractive period arch. Dado rail. Hatch access to loft space.

Bedroom One - 18'5 max x 13'0 max (5.61m max x 3.96m max) - Cast iron fireplace with ornate wood surround. Multi-pane sash windows to front with half height plantation shutters. Radiator. Decorative ceiling cornice. Built in wardrobes. Additional built in cupboard with shelved storage. Door to:

En Suite Room - 9'0 max x 6'2 (2.74m max x 1.88m) - Multi-pane sash window to front with half height plantation shutter. This versatile room would lend itself to an en suite shower and indeed plumbing is already installed. Alternatively, it would make an excellent study, dressing room or small nursery.

Bedroom Two - 11'11 x 11'9 (3.63m x 3.58m) - Decorative ceiling cornice. Built in wardrobe. Cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and painted surround. Radiator. Sash window to rear. Decorative ceiling cornice.

Bedroom Three - 11'5 x 8'8 + door recess (3.48m x 2.64m +door rece - Feature cast iron fireplace with ornate surround. Rear aspect sash window. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - White suite comprising pane enclosed bath with Victorian style mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with period style chrome taps. Close coupled dual flush WC. Corner shower enclosure with overhead and hand shower. Stylish modern tiling. Period style radiator with chrome heated towel rail. Wood effect tiled floor. Ceiling recessed downlighters. Extractor fan. Frosted sash window to side.

Outside -

Front Garden - Block paved driveway, providing off street parking for two cars.

Rear Garden - The stunning rear garden is a particular feature of the property, having been professionally landscaped and is unusually large for a period property so close to town. The garden is in the form of an 'L' shape, with the section closest to the property extending to approximately 120' while the second part of the 'L' extends to around 95'. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the house is an extensive decked terrace, bordered by established flower and shrub beds and studded with mature trees. Gated access to the front via the side. Beyond the decking is an expanse of lawn with paved path and again, bordered by established flower and shrub beds with secure fencing. Towards the end of this section of garden is a further paved dining terrace surrounded by established flower and shrub beds with stone steps up to a further expanse of lawn and shrub beds, again with mature trees. At the rear end of this section of garden is a large timber garden shed.

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03 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (0.4 mi)
  • St. Albans (4.2 mi)
  • St. Albans Abbey (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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36 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SX

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John Curtis in assoc. with Hamptons, Harpenden

36 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SX

01582 934072 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (0.4 mi)
  • St. Albans (4.2 mi)
  • St. Albans Abbey (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Curtis in assoc. with Hamptons, Harpenden

36 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SX

01582 934072 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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