2 bedroom flat for sale

St James Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Internal Porch, Hallway, Lobby, Lounge (12'5 x 12'1), Dining Room (14'1 x 9'7), Kitchen/Breakfast Room (11'11 x 9'1), Breakfast Area (11'10 x 6'), Bedroom One (14'2 x 11'2), Bedroom Two (truncated)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

An intelligent conversion of a 1930's semi to create a spacious two bedroom ground floor apartment with access to its own private garden.

Description:

This spacious ground-floor maisonette represents a unique opportunity for investors and first-time buyers to purchase a freehold property with a private garden in one of Harpenden's most sought-after locations. The property is presented in excellent condition and is blessed with two generous bedrooms, a lounge with a charming open fire place that opens through to a reception room ideal for a family room or dining area. There is also a separate kitchen-diner with a modern fitted kitchen and patio doors out onto the rear garden. This fine home benefits from its owner private rear garden directly accessed from the property and also provides access to the garage at the rear that has been converted to create a home studio or office, ideal for anyone looking to work from home.

Location:

St James Road is a charming setting close to the renowned St Georges and Sir John Lawes schools that offers a wonderful setting for family life. The road is a peaceful backwater that combines houses from all of Harpenden's building periods with the variety producing a rare charm. The town centre and station are both within a 15 minute walk of the house and there are open parks and playgrounds within a short walk.

Description 
This totally unique ground-floor mansion apartment has retained many character features including high ceilings, original decorative floor tiles, fireplaces as well as decorative plasterwork. The front and rear gardens are well stocked and parking is provided in a brick garage to the side of the property.

Entrance 
Part-glazed door to:

Internal Porch 
Dado rail. Wooden and glass door with stained-glass panel to:

Hallway 
Stunning original decorative floor tiles. Storage cupboard. Radiator. Archway through to:

Lobby 
Airing cupboard. Door to bedroom one and bathroom.

Lounge 
Spacious room with feature open fireplace with cast-iron grate, surround and mantel with decorative tiles. Picture rail. TV point. Radiator. Archway through to:

Dining Room 
Stunning panelled room benefiting from plenty of natural light from double-sized skylight and full-width windows to rear with views over garden. Space for full-size dining table. Shelving. Radiator. Two further single-glazed windows to rear. Door to:

Kitchen 
Spacious eat-in kitchen comprising range of wall and base units with extensive work surfaces. Larder cupboard. Double-sized butler sink. Recess for range cooker with integrated extractor above. Fully tiled throughout. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble-dryer. Recessed ceiling lights. Window to side. Archway through to:

Breakfast Room 
Another good-sized dining area with French doors to garden and further windows to rear.

Bedroom One 
Stunning bright room with bay window to front providing views over front garden. Space either side of chimney breast for storage. Decorative coving. Stripped wooden door.

Bedroom Two 
A good-sized second bedroom with two large windows to side. Fireplace alcove. Stripped wooden door.

Bathroom 
Stunning refitted suite in white and chrome comprising bath with marble tiled panels with Edwardian-style taps. WC with enclosed pipe work. Wash-hand basin. Fully tiled. Coving. Window to front. Stripped wooden door.

EXTERIOR 

Front Garden 
Attractive front garden with brick retaining wall, mature shrubs and well-stocked flower beds. Patio area. Pathway with steps to front door.

Garage & Driveway 
approximately. Brick-built garage with up-and-over door, light and power. Additional off-street parking is provided by driveway.

Rear Garden 
Attractive courtyard-style rear garden with range of well-stocked flower beds and distant views over farmland. Space and hard standing for 6 x 8 insulated shed. Side access onto:

Shared Freehold 

Rating Authority 
St Albans District Council

Council Tax Band - C 
Annual charge for 2008/09 £1,288.75

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (0.8 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (3.7 mi)
  • Luton (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Ashtons, Harpenden

10 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TB

01582 934070 Local call rate

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10 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TB

01582 934070 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Harpenden (0.8 mi)
  • Luton Parkway (3.7 mi)
  • Luton (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Ashtons, Harpenden

10 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TB

01582 934070 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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