4 bedroom detached house for saleManland Avenue, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
A super four bedroom detached house that has undergone a significant program of extension to present a flexible balance of living space and a first class finish in an area renowned for the quality of the local schools.
A superb family home that has been intelligently re-modelled to produce a flexible space for a growing family and is situated in a prime location for access to Harpenden's Secondary and Primary Schools. The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor; a large welcoming entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and doors to the WC/shower room. There is a spacious lounge at the rear of the house that has been intelligently extended and fitted with a glorious limestone fireplace as well as offering a view of the garden. The dining room has also benefitted from extension and links to the lounge as well as to the garden. The kitchen is simply superb, this room has also been significantly enlarged and fitted with a high quality range of modern units and extensive integrated Bosch appliances. This room presents the focal point of the ground floor and not detail has been forgotten in the preparation, a breakfast bar presents space for informal entertaining and under unit lighting detects human temperature change to automatically switch on at night. Situated at the front of the house this superb space presents a pleasant view of this pretty street scene. In addition to this there is a third reception room that is currently used as a TV room but could suit a range of different uses. Upstairs four double include a generous master bedroom and en-suite and the other bedrooms are serviced by a glorious family bathroom. (NB Both bathrooms have also been upgraded recently). Set back nicely from the road the house enjoys a pleasant view of a mature street scene with a carriage driveway and access to the large garage. To the rear a landscaped, manageable rear garden offers a child friendly lawn and a high degree of privacy. The house also benefits from a feed-in tariff solar water scheme. In short a super home for the family and a terrific opportunity to enjoy life within striking distance of everything Harpenden has to offer a family.
Built on what was formerly the Manland Estate and once described by Henry Salisbury as an 'ideal spot for a healthy home'. Manland Avenue is a marvellous location in the heart of Harpenden, offering a pleasant assortment of characterful homes from all the epochs of Harpenden's development. Approximately half a mile to Harpenden's mainline station providing access to Kings Cross St Pancras in less than 30 minutes. The home is also ideally located for Harpenden's abundant riches for schooling, Sir John Lawes Secondary school, Manland JMI and Crabtree JMI are both within a few minutes' walk of the house and St Georges is also within a short stroll. The open spaces of the Lea Valley Nature Reserve are close by with a fine park and charming walks down both the river and the public footpath that was once the Swan Line Railway. A wonderful setting for family life!
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