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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Gilder Close, Luton, Luton, LU3

Sold STC £418,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Contemporary
  • Ground floor WC/Utility
  • Family Bathroom
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Tucked-away location
  • En-Suite
  • Separate dining room
  • Garage
  • Off street parking
  • Close to park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is an estate house located in a quiet corner plot in a cul de sac on the Barton Hills Estate, close to Luton.

• Entrance Hall
• Cloakroom
• Study / Snug / Bedroom 4
• Kitchen
• Dining Area
• Large Lounge
• Bedroom One
• En Suite
• Bedroom Two
• Bedroom Three
• Family Bathroom
• Front and Rear Gardens
• Integral Garage
• Solar Panels
• Water Softener
• Security Alarm
• CCTV system
• Energy Rating B


Entrance : Part Glazed composite front door with high security lock

Entrance Hall : Fully carpeted with dado rail, door to garage, under stairs cupboard. Single panel radiator, security alarm control panel, smoke alarm.

Integral garage: with divided door 1/3-2/3 – see photograph. Cold water tap and hose fittings.

Cloakroom: Fully carpeted, sealed unit double glazed window to front. Double panel compact radiator, low level wc, concealed cistern, hand basin with single pillar tap, tiled splashback, cupboards and drawers under.

Study (Snug/Bedroom 4): 10’ x 12’ Fully carpeted, single panel radiator, double glazed window, vertical blinds. Selection of wall sockets, high speed broadband connection, telephone connection, satellite TV aerial connector, terrestrial TV aerial connector, FM/DAB radio aerial connector. PIR alarm detector and alarm control panel. Ceiling fan with integral light, remote control.

Kitchen : Double glazed window with view of garden, double glazed & insulated composite stable door to garden. Wall and base units with roll top work surfaces. One and a half bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks throughout. Single panel radiator, ceramic floor tiles. Electrolux induction hob and fan-assisted electric oven with cooker hood over. Space for washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and under counter freezer. Fully automatic water softener. 4 spotlight LED lighting unit with dimmer control.

Dining room: Laminate floor, dado rail, double glazed window window with view of garden. Arch through to lounge.

Lounge: Fully carpeted. Double glazed window to front. Two double glazed sliding patio doors with view of garden. Double panel radiator. Part wood panelling to walls. Satellite TV Aerial connector.


Landing: Frosted double glazed windows to side. Dado rail. Access to loft with smoke alarm. Airing cupboard with fully insulated hot water cylinder. Immersion heater with timer control unit. Fully carpeted.

Bedroom 1: Double glazed window to front. Single panel radiator. Telephone point. Built in wardrobe with mirror sliding doors. TV Aerial point. Ceiling fan with integral light. Fitted carpet.

En suite: Velux triple insulated window to front with fitted blind/blackout. Corner WC. Travatine tiled floor. Large offset quadrant shower with rainfall shower head. Surface mounted sink with pillar mixer tap and cupboard/drawer unit under. Blue granite top. Mirror over sink with LED illumination and demisting function. Electrically heated towel rail. PIR Fan extractor.

Bedroom 2: Double glazed window to rear. Single panel radiator. Fully carpeted. Access to loft over extension

Bedroom 3: Double glazed window to rear. Single panel radiator. Fully carpeted.

Family Bathroom: Ceramic tiled floor and part tiled walls. P shaped Hydrotherapy Shower Bath with air and water jets. Overhead shower with rainfall shower head and wall mounted mixer tap. Hinged glass curved screen. Pedestal wash basin and matching low level WC. Corner cupboard. PIR fan extractor. Mirror over sink with LED illumination and demisting function. Heated towel rail.


Garden with patio, water feature, gravel path, flower beds, shrubs and specimen trees. Central lawn. Concreted area to side of house with cedar framed glazed greenhouse and tanalised timber shed.

The house backs onto woodland which is owned by the Woodland Trust. There is a number of green spaces and parks accessible by quiet paths close to the house for recreation and dog walking.


In the 16 years that we have lived here, we have spent the time improving and developing the house for comfort, fuel efficiency and convenience. Cavity wall insulation has been installed as well as full loft insulation and the house has a 4Kw array of solar PV panels which earn approximately £600 per annum FIT payments with over 16 years still to run on the contract. The dual fuel bills for the house are approximately £900 per annum, which means that the total cost per year is less than £400.
Our water softener is fully automatic and gives sterling service, meaning that we have reduced costs for washing powder and our recently replaced bathrooms (all three!) are pristine and as good as new. It also means that our dishwasher and washing machine operate at peak efficiency.
One of us works from home and we have high speed broadband installed (50Mb/sec) and the house has both satellite and terrestrial TV aerial feeds.
The garden has been a labour of love and is a haven both for humans and wildlife. We hope that the new owners will see it in the same light.


There is a number of primary and secondary schools in the locality, including one secondary school which is Ofsted rated as ‘Outstanding’.
There is a number of local shops and takeaway outlets within half a mile and a Sainsbury’s superstore and petrol station at the same distance. Luton town with its Mall shopping centre and shops is less than half an hour bus journey away.
Leagrave station is 10 minutes drive away and offers fast commuting into central London (St Pancras 45mins average) on the Thameslink route.
Luton Airport is approximately 20 minutes drive away.

Other features:

Private back garden
Gas central heating
No Onward Chain
UPVC double glazed windows
2 Double Bedrooms
Ofsted Outstanding School Catchment Area
Mains gas
Excellent Transport links to London
Good-sized rooms
Luxury bathroom
Downstairs WC
Ground floor access to property
Close to transport links
Close to local shops
Mains drainage
Water softener
Mainly carpeted
Outskirts of town
Security system

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 November 2016

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