6 bedroom detached house for sale

New Road, Digswell, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £1,950,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

A substantial detached village residence with an indoor swimming pool and gym, occupying an elevated position surrounded by beautiful mature gardens and enjoying spectacular southerly views.

Description:

Rare opportunity to acquire a magnificent Edwardian country house built circa 1906 as the first house in New Road steeped in character and history and extending to approximately 6,126 sq feet in total. The property is approached by an impressive sweeping driveway with ample parking, shielded by mature trees, giving a sense of privacy, leading to a detached garage with a car port and office, reputed to be one of the first garages built in the area.

A welcoming entrance hall, featuring a galleried landing, provides access to beautifully flowing accommodation with noteworthy features including two hexagonal bays enjoying fabulous views over the gardens and a wonderful bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The first floor offers flexible accommodation with many of the rooms enjoying stunning, far reaching views, along with a fabulous rooftop sun terrace. Additionally there is an interconnecting two bedroom self-contained annexe, ideal for a nanny.

One of the key features of the property is the fabulous indoor swimming pool and gym, including a sauna, changing room and pump room. Beautiful mature gardens encompass the property with extensive lawns and a large terrace, ideal for entertaining, and enjoying a southerly aspect, abutting a RSPB conservation area.

Council Tax: Band H (£3,204.42 Apr 16/Mar 17).
Council Tax for Annexe: Band A (£1,068.14 Apr 16/Mar 17).

Location:

The property is situated on the northern outskirts of the village and enjoys a truly breathtaking secluded position, surrounded by mature trees and within easy access to open countryside. Welwyn North Station (London Kings Cross 20 minutes by fast service) is within a few minutes' walk and the village is also served by a selection of shops, pub and renowned primary schooling. Major road links, including the A1(M), M1, M25 and M11 are all close by. Stansted and Luton airports are both a short drive away. There is also a varied range of excellent private schools including Sherrardswood, Heathmount and Haileybury all within easy reach. Please note these draft particulars are awaiting our client's approval and may be subject to amendment.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Welwyn North (0.4 mi)
  • Welwyn Garden City (2.0 mi)
  • Knebworth (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Ashtons, Welwyn Garden City

29 Wigmores North, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PG

01707 900044 Local call rate

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Ashtons, Welwyn Garden City

29 Wigmores North, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PG

01707 900044 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Welwyn North (0.4 mi)
  • Welwyn Garden City (2.0 mi)
  • Knebworth (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Ashtons, Welwyn Garden City

29 Wigmores North, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PG

01707 900044 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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