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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Longcroft Avenue, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5


Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms, 4 receptions
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Avenues location
  • EPC EER - E

Full description

We are delighted to present to the market this substantial, handsome, semi-detached family villa located within an extremely desirable Avenues location. Affording easy access to the town centre, station with an excellent choice of local schools for all age groups.

The accommodation is arranged over three floors and retains many original delightful character features. The property benefits from gas fired central heating throughout and for convenience, there is off street parking for two vehicles to the front as well as a further bike store.

Harpenden is well noted for its excellent choice of schools for all age groups, sports and social requirements and a comprehensive range of restaurants and bars. Harpenden benefits from a fast Thameslink train service to St. Pancras Int., the City, Gatwick and Brighton.

Entrance Hall - Double timber doors to front with glazed inserts. Further windows to front & side. Oak flooring. Dado rail. Decorative coving. Understairs storage cupboard. Radiator with decorative cover. Further doors leading to:

Living Room - 16'2 x 14'4 (4.93m x 4.37m) - Window to front. Oak flooring. Picture rail and decorative coving. Wall light points. TV and telephone points. Delightful fireplace with antique pine surround with an open working grate featuring slate cheeks and over mantle together with a matching raised slate hearth.

Family Room - 14'1 x 13'7 (4.29m x 4.14m) - This room can be accessed via an opening from the kitchen or alternatively via a set of folding doors from the living room. Again a delightful fireplace featuring timber surround with cast iron fireplace incorporating a living flame real effect gas fire with pretty tiled surround and hearth. To either side of the fireplace are bespoke built in bookshelving units with storage cupboards below. TV and telephone and points. Oak flooring. Decorative coving. Further built in bookcase with radiator below behind a decorative cover. Double doors with glazed inserts opening into:

Dining Room - 14'11 x 13'7 (4.55m x 4.14m) - Multi-paned double doors with matching side light windows opening to the rear terrace and overlooking the gardens. Wall light points. Timber flooring. Double panel radiator.

Kitchen - 17' x 9'8 (5.18m x 2.95m) - Hand built and hand painted kitchen comprising ceramic butler sink unit with Monobloc mixer chrome tap over and storage cupboard below. Further comprehensive range of both wall and floor units. Falcon range cooker consisting of 5 ring gas hob with oven and grills below. There is also an extractor hood above together with tiled splashback. Solid timber worksurfaces with ceramic tiled splashbacks. Separate island unit affording further storage. Plumbing and space for American style fridge-freezer. Hand built dresser unit offering further storage. Fully integrated dishwasher. Walk-in larder cupboard with shelving, marble cold shelf and window to side. Oak flooring. Chrome recessed downlighters. Decorative coving. Opening into:

Conservatory/Breakfast Room - 11'2 x 8'8 (3.40m x 2.64m) - Fully pitched glazed roof with inset downlights. Matching oak flooring. Radiator. Double doors opening to rear terrace together with further windows overlooking the garden. Radiator. Our clients have a table and chairs in this space and use it for informal dining.

Side Passage - Access via a door from the kitchen with solid timber door with glazed inserts to the front drive. Slate tiled flooring. Recessed downlighters. Radiator. Further part glazed timber door opening to rear terrace and further doors to:

Cloakroom - High level flush W.C with wash hand basin and ceramic tiled splashback. Extractor vent. Radiator with decorative cover. Wall light points. Slate tiled flooring.

Utility Room - 12'4 x 5'10 (3.76m x 1.78m) - Ceramic butler sink unit with hot and cold taps over and storage cupboard below. Further range of both wall and floor units. Solid timber work surface with ceramic tiled splashbacks. Plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Two wall mounted Worcester-Bosch Gas boilers and wall mounted electronic programmer. Extractor vent. Recessed downlighters. Slate tiled flooring. Ample coat hanging and shoe rack space. Radiator.

Study - 11'1 x 8'9 (3.38m x 2.67m) - Multi-paned double doors leading to rear garden and window to side. Comprehensive range of built in bookcases, storage units and cupboards. TV and telephone points. Oak flooring. Radiator. Timber beamed ceiling. Porthole window to rear.

First Floor - Approached via turning staircase from the entrance hall with window to side on the half landing.

Bedroom 2 - 14'5 x 13'1 (4.39m x 3.99m) - Large window to front. Extensive range of built in wardrobes, storage cupboards and bookcase. Decorative coving. Timber flooring. Wall mounted wash hand basin with hot and cold taps. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 14'1 x 13'7 (4.29m x 4.14m) - Window to rear. Range of built in wardrobes with further storage cupboards over. Cast iron decorative fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 9'8 x 9'8 (2.95m x 2.95m) - Window to rear. Engineered oak flooring. Decorative cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom 5 - 8'11 x 8'9 (2.72m x 2.67m) - Pretty feature bay window to front. Decorative coving. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - Recently re-fitted classic white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and separate retractable hand held shower spray. Separate step in shower cubicle with a thermostatic valve and featuring a fixed and riser head shower spray. Wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, marble surround and storage below. Close coupled W.C. Two windows to side. Chrome recessed downlighters. Extractor vent. Heated tubular towel rail and further wall mounted radiator. Ceramic tiled flooring and full ceramic tiling to walls.

Second Floor - Reached via a turning staircase accessed from the first floor landing with window to the side on the half landing. Linen cupboard on the half landing. Please note on the main landing itself there is a further double recessed wardrobe cupboard into the eaves. Dado rail. Loft access. Further doors to:

Bedroom 1 - 19'1 x 11'10 (5.82m x 3.61m) - Window to rear affording delightful views over the garden. Large eaves wardrobe cupboards with hanging space. Further built in storage drawers with recesses over. Ceiling mounted light fitting with fan. Recessed downlighter. Radiator.

Bathroom - Panel bath with chrome mixer tap incorporating hand held shower spray. Separate step in shower cubicle with a thermostatic valve and a fixed head spray together with four independent body jet sprays. Close coupled W.C. Wash hand basin with storage cupboards below. Amtico flooring. Recessed downlighters. Wall mounted heated tubular chrome towel rail.

Exterior -

Front Garden - Driveway laid to gravel providing off-street parking for two vehicles (this could be increased to four by altering the landscaping of the front garden). Well stocked flower and shrub border to the front of the property with hedging to both the Northerly and Westerly boundaries and a brick wall to the Southern boundary. Outside lighting. Outside tap. Double recessed storage cupboard ideal for bikes, scooters etc.

Rear Garden - This superbly private feature of the property comprises a large paved sun terrace immediately adjacent to the house with the remainder of the garden being laid to mature lawn. On both flank boundaries there are extremely well stocked and maintained flower and shrub borders together with a collection of specimen trees. Garden shed. Outside lighting. Outside tap. Privacy to the boundaries comes via brick walling and to the rear a close boarded timber fence. This garden has several different areas to it and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

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09 September 2016


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