3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bernard Street, St. Albans

Sold STC £680,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A beautifully renovated period property.
  • Open plan living/dining room.
  • Loft conversion. Potential for cellar conversion and rear extension (subject to planning consent).
  • Three double bedrooms with en-suite shower room with under floor heating to the master bedroom and a first floor bathroom.
  • Located within the desirable Conservation area.
  • Quiet residential street.
  • Landscaped private rear garden featuring patio and lawn areas.
  • Walking distance of mainline train station (connecting to London St. Pancreas) and St Albans City Centre.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
A stunning three bedroom, two bathroom Victorian home located within the sought after conservation area, convenient walking distance from both St Albans City Centre and mainline station. Spread over three floors, the property has been beautifully renovated and highlights its original cottage charm.


DESCRIPTION
Uniquely combining a wealth of history with a vibrant retail and social scene, St Albans is a compact and friendly city. The historic streets around the Abbey have retained their character, and are now home to specialist shops, a thriving market, Olde Worlde pubs alongside cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants. Verulamium Park is an oasis of tranquil parkland at the heart of the city. Throughout the year St Albans hosts numerous events and festivals. With a host of different venues including the Maltings Arts, Abbey theatres, the Alban Arena for concerts and film screenings and even the cathedral itself hosts high profile concerts and recitals.

Internal 

Ground Floor 

Living / Dining Room 22' 6" x 11' 8" max ( 6.86m x 3.56m max )

Living Area 
New front door (advised: installed in 2015). Original wood flooring. TV point. Tel point. New radiator (advised: installed in 2013). Wood burner and chimney lined (advised: installed in 2013). Exposed brick wall. Original single glazed sash window to the front aspect.

Dining Area 
Original wood flooring. Radiator (advised: installed in 2015). Smoke alarm. Fitted under stairs storage cupboard (advised: fitted in 2016). Hatch leading down to cellar under floor boards. Internal wood door with steps leading down to the kitchen. Staircase with newly fitted carpet rising to the first floor landing (advised: turned around and fitted to allow for loft conversion in 2015). Single glazed sash window to the rear aspect.

Kitchen 13' x 7' 5" ( 3.96m x 2.26m )
Fitted kitchen with a range of matching wall and base units comprising of cupboards and drawers. Wood work surfaces. Butler sink featuring mixing temperature tap. Tiled splash backs. Integrated electric oven and microwave. Integrated gas hob with cooker hood over. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for tumble dryer. Space for fridge/freezer. Vaillant combi C/H boiler (advised: installed in 2015). Tiled flooring. Single glazed windows to the rear and side aspects. Wood barn style door with decorative window to the side aspect leading to the rear garden (advised: installed in 2015).

First Floor 

Landing 
Staircase with newly fitted carpet rising from dining area. Original wood flooring. Smoke alarm. Internal wood doors leading to the master bedroom, second bedroom and bathroom. Staircase with newly fitted carpet continuing to rise to the second floor landing.

Master Bedroom 10' 8" x 11' 7" max ( 3.25m x 3.53m max )
Original wood flooring. Feature fire place (advised: sandblasted and restored in 2015). Painted exposed brick wall. Radiator. Manual control for the under floor heating in the en-suite shower room. Two replacement wood frame double glazed sash windows to the front aspect (advised: installed in 2012). Internal wood door leading to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 
(advised: fitted in 2015). Walk-in shower cubicle with shower head over. Wash hand basin. Low level WC. Ceiling spot lights. Under floor heating. Tiled flooring. Part tiled walls. Double glazed window to the side aspect.

Second Bedroom 9' 1" x 7' 4" ( 2.77m x 2.24m )
Newly fitted carpet and radiator (advised: fitted in 2015). TV point. Loft hatch leading to a separate loft space. Single glazed sash window to the rear aspect (advised: refitted in 2014).

Bathroom 
Panel bath featuring mixing temperature taps and shower attachment. Wash hand basin with storage cupboard under. Low level WC. Radiator. Extractor fan. Original wood flooring. Part tiled walls. Ceiling spot lights. Single glazed sash window to the rear aspect.

Second Floor 

Landing 
Newly fitted carpet (advised: December 2015). Double glazed 'Velux' window to the rear aspect. Internal door leading to the third bedroom.

Third Bedroom 14' 7" max x 11' 4" max ( 4.45m max x 3.45m max )
(advised: loft conversion completed in 2015) Fitted carpet. Ceiling spot lights. Radiator. Painted exposed brick chimney breast. Eaves storage cupboard. Double glazed 'Velux' window with fitted blinds to the front and rear aspects. Views of St Albans City Cathedral out the front window. Please note: restricted head height.

External 

Front Garden 
Attractive tiled pathway leading to the front door under rain porch. Side gated access leading to the rear garden. New front brick wall with a low maintenance paved front garden.

Rear Garden 
A beautiful landscaped rear garden with work completed in 2015. Patio area adjacent to the rear of the property with steps leading down from the side kitchen door. Steps from the patio area leading down to a circular lawn area with flower beds to sides. Secondary patio area located to the bottom of the garden. Garden shed (advised: purchased in 2015). Numerous point outlets for external garden lighting. Enclosed by timber panel fencing. Side gated access leading from the front of the property. New drainage pipework and guttering (advised: installed in 2015).

Parking 
On street permit parking.

Additional Notes 
Sprinkler system and white internal wood fire doors to be fitted (to comply with Building Regulations for loft conversion) prior to completion.
Guarantees on 'Velux' windows.
A new front brick wall will be constructed before completion.
New roof fitted to the property in November 2015.



1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

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20 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • St. Albans (0.6 mi)
  • St. Albans Abbey (0.9 mi)
  • Park Street (2.3 mi)
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38 Chequer Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3YH

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Nearest stations

  • St. Albans (0.6 mi)
  • St. Albans Abbey (0.9 mi)
  • Park Street (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Connells, St Albans

38 Chequer Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3YH

01727 629059 Local call rate

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