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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £1,400,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

Built in 1936 by Jesse Catton (now John Catton Homes Ltd) this impressive detached home exudes the character and charm of its epoch. Boasting a unique design and retaining all of its original period features, this home is a stunning example of Harpenden's history.


This impressive 1930's detached home offers a wonderful blend of character and practical living space. A stunning example of its era of build the Tudor design include oak beams inside and out, reclaimed from Norfolk fishing smacks, and herringbone weave brick detailing. The house is situated in a popular residential road in the heart of Roundwood in close proximity to Roundwood Park School and within easy reach of Harpenden's high street and station. The accommodation includes a stunning entrance hall adorned with original wood panelling. There is a spacious and dual aspect living room which boasts a grand inglenook fireplace and attractive views over the rear garden. There is a formal dining room which leads through to what was formerly the garage and now works perfectly as a 'snug' or children's play room. The kitchen is well appointed and benefits from a separate utility room with access out to the side. There is space to extend the kitchen back, subject to planning consent, which would further enhance this ample space. Upstairs there are five bedrooms, the fifth accessed directly through the fourth bedroom. The master bedroom is impressive, spanning the depth of the house and boasting an ensuite bathroom. The four remaining bedrooms are all serviced by a family bathroom. Presented to an immaculate standard throughout this impressive home exudes charm. To the front of the house there is a carriage driveway with ample parking. Planning consent was obtained in 2013 for a single garage on the North side of the house. The garden to the rear is of a good size and offers a pleasant and landscaped outlook. A literally fabulous family home in a superb location!


Roundwood Park is an exclusive location that presents a charming assortment of detached family homes in a pleasant tree-lined setting. The established location provides a wonderful convenience for family life, the renowned Roundwood Park JMI and Secondary schools are four minutes (400m) from the house and the ambience of the countryside is easily accessible via the Nickey-Line nature walk. Harpenden's pleasant assortment of boutique shops, pubs and restaurants are approximately a mile away as is the mainline railway station which presents direct access to St Pancras International in under 30 minutes.

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28 October 2016

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