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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Willian Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Offers in Excess of £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • approx 6200 sq.ft
  • annexe
  • garaging
  • EPC EER - D

Full description

This magnificent country house is located in a prime position within beautiful grounds amounting to approximately 1.6 acres. The main house is a fine example of 1930's architecture. Offered chain free.

Longwood occupies a great position bordering open countryside and offers versatile living space as follows: Automatic gates open into an impressive carriage drive. Arched oak entrance doors lead into a grand reception hall with beautiful timber panelled floor and an elegant staircase to the galleried landing,

There is a convenient cloakroom and four generously proportioned reception rooms a study and garden room. The splendid drawing room is graced with an original art deco fireplace with log burning stove, whilst the sitting room has an attractive open fireplace with carved stone surround and bi-fold doors opening on to the rear gardens. The dining room is superb and ideal for entertaining large gatherings and features a carved stone fireplace with oak panelled surround, The family room is palatial.

The kitchen/breakfast room has been beautifully fitted with a bespoke kitchen with quartz counter tops incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit, integrated dishwasher, wine cooler, AGA range, island unit, walk in larder with cold shelf. Study. Conservatory has beautiful tiled floors and panoramic views over the gardens. The utility room is fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing storage units, oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.

The galleried landing is unique with a row of arches forming the gallery. The lovely master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobe furniture and an en--suite bathroom with a modern suite comprising a bath and separate tiled shower enclosure. The Guest bedroom two has a range of fitted wardrobes units and is dual aspect with an en-suite wet shower room with walk-in shower, Bedroom three has a door opening onto a balcony from which you can enjoy views across the gardens. There are two further Bedrooms on the first floor, W.C. Suite and a stunning family bathroom fitted with a beautiful modern suite incorporating a Victoria and Albert bath with waterfall tap, wash basin and large walk-in shower enclosure and low flush WC.

On the second floor there is a small landing, a games room/bedroom six with windows providing far reaching countryside views and multiple access doors into the eaves storage areas.

The annexe has a comfortable sitting room, kitchen fitted with a range of storage units, built-in oven, 4 ring hob, plumbing for dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine and a one and a half bowl sink unit. It also has a Conservatory with tiled floors. Small courtyard garden with low fenced boundaries. There is a ground floor and first floor bedroom together with a shower room.

Externally, the rear garden has been professionally landscaped and is laid extensively to lawn with beautiful rose beds and borders stocked with a perfusion of plants and mature specimen shrubs, there is a summer house with topiary sculptures either side and an all weather hard surface tennis court. At the back of the house there is an excellent curved York stone patio area and further patio area surrounding the conservatory.

The garaging has four sets of automatic doors and provides secure parking for eight cars together with an office and W.C.

Though set in beautiful countryside, the historic market town of Hitchin is within easy reach and provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities. The property is also within close proximity to Letchworth Golf Club and Health Clubs. There are excellent state and private schools in the area including, Hitchin Boy's and Girl's school, Kingshott Preparatory School and in nearby Letchworth, St Francis' College, St Christopher School and Princess Helena College at Preston.

Ground Floor -

Porch -

Entrance Hall -

Family Room - 26'3 x 24'1 (8.00m x 7.34m) -

Drawing Room - 23'11 x 16'10 (7.29m x 5.13m) -

Sitting Room - 19'11 x 18'6 max. (6.07m x 5.64m max.) -

Dining Room - 19'11 x 16'10 max. (6.07m x 5.13m max.) -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 18'3 x 16'2 max. (5.56m x 4.93m max.) -

Pantry -

Garden Room - 15'7 x 11'7 (4.75m x 3.53m) -

Utility Room - 11'4 x 5'10 (3.45m x 1.78m) -

Conservatory - 16'2 x 15'2 (4.93m x 4.62m) -

Study - 11'10 x 9'11 (3.61m x 3.02m) -

Cloakroom -

Wc -

First Floor -

Landing -

Master Bedroom - 20'3 x 16'10 max. (6.17m x 5.13m max.) -

En-Suite Bathroom -

Bedroom Two - 14'8 x 11'11 (4.47m x 3.63m) -

En-Suite Shower -

Bedroom Three - 13'11 x 13' (4.24m x 3.96m) -

Bedroom Four - 18'8 x 14' (5.69m x 4.27m) -

Bedroom Five - 14'6 x 12'5 max. (4.42m x 3.78m max.) -

Family Bathroom -

Wc -

Second Floor -

Games Room - 32'6 x 16'9 (9.91m x 5.11m) -

Garage -

Garage/Workshop - 71'5 x 24'4 max (21.77m x 7.42m max) -

Office - 12'3 x 7'11 (3.73m x 2.41m) -

Store -

Wc -

Annexe Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall -

Living Room - 17'11 x 9'7 (5.46m x 2.92m) -

Conservatory - 13'1 x 12'3 max. (3.99m x 3.73m max.) -

Kitchen - 11'9 x 6'3 (3.58m x 1.91m) -

Bedroom - 15'10 max. x 9'3 (4.83m max. x 2.82m) -

Shower Room -

Annexe First Floor -

Loft Room - 16'7 x 14'8 (5.05m x 4.47m) -

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03 January 2017

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