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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Robbery Bottom Lane, Oaklands, Welwyn AL6 0UL

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedroom detached chalet residence
  • Virtually rebuilt in 2008
  • Drawing room with bi fold doors & family room
  • Kitchen/breakfast & laundry rooms
  • 2 ground floor bedrooms & shower room
  • 2 generous double, first floor bedrooms & family bathroom
  • Garage, driveway, front & rear gardens

Full description

This highly individual 4 bedroom detached chalet residence was virtually re built in 2008 and occupies an established elevated plot with SOUTH facing woodland and roof top views. Approached via a deep entrance hall with staircase, the bright and adaptable accommodation comprises: drawing room with log burner and bi fold doors, fabulous Oak fitted kitchen/breakfast room, laundry room, family room, 2 ground floor bedrooms served via a contemporary shower room, and 2 extremely generous first floor double bedrooms with modern family bathroom. The house features a fabulous south facing veranda, single detached garage, driveway parking and private gardens to both the front and rear.

The desirable residential area of Oaklands is situated just north east of Welwyn village & enjoys some wonderful borders onto woodland & access to fine country walks. The neighbourhood has a junior/mixed infant school and a parade of shops that cater for daily needs. These include a sub post office, general convenience store, flower shop, chip shop & butcher.

Just over a mile away is the truly picturesque village of Welwyn which is steeped in history & located on the banks of the river Mimram. Some great pubs & good restaurants can be found here, along with historic cottages, a hidden manor house, ancient ford, the Old Roman Baths & an independent baker.

Welwyn Garden City is approximately 4 miles south & has a number of leisure facilities, large shopping centre, Debenhams & a John Lewis department store.

There are excellent rail links in the nearby villages of Knebworth & Digswell (Welwyn North) which are approximately 5 minutes by car.

Proximity - The following times and distances are approximate as a guide only:

London Kings Cross (32 minutes by rail via Knebworth) - Hertford (The county town) 6.8 miles - St Albans 12 miles - M25 14 Miles - Luton airport just over 13 miles - Stansted airport (25 miles) - A1M Junction (6) less than a mile away - Heathrow airport (36 miles) - Welwyn Garden City 4 miles.

The Accommodation Is Arranged As Follows - Recessed entrance porch and contemporary part glazed front door leading to:

Entrance Hall - 20'6 max x 9'5max (6.25m max x 2.87m) - This fine central approach has a polished oak floor and staircase with oak balustrade rising to the first floor. There is a radiator, 6 inset ceiling spotlights, double doors leading to the drawing room and further doors leading to:

Study/Bedroom 4 (Ground Floor) - 10'3 x 7'7 (3.12m x 2.31m) - This flexible area again has a fitted oak floor, double glazed windows to the side, radiator and telephone point. There is a bespoke built in book case with drawers and cupboards below.

Bedroom 3 (Ground Floor) - 11'6 x 10'2 (3.51m x 3.10m) - This dual aspect double room has double glazed windows to both the side and rear along with a radiator. The area is served by a shower/cloakroom on the ground floor.

Shower/Cloakroom - 9'5 x 5'5 min (2.87m x 1.65m min) - Contemporary white suite comprising low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. There is a walk in shower with integrated mixer tap, monsoon head and a hand held spray. Mosaic ceramic floor, fully tiled walls, 3 inset ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail and a double glazed window to the side.

Family Room - 13'10 x 11'8 (4.22m x 3.56m) - This lovely space has central double glazed french doors with side windows leading to the rear terrace and garden, a polished oak floor, radiator and TV aerial point. There is a walk in store cupboard measuring 5'6 x 5'11 which has a light and open hanging with shelving to two walls.

Drawing Room - 21'4 nt 18'5 x 16'9 (6.50m nt 5.61m x 5.11m) - This beautifully proportioned feature room is south facing and again has an oak floor, fitted contemporary log burner with exposed flue, TV aerial point and 2 double radiators. To one wall is a 14'10 width of timber bi-fold doors which leads to a raised sun deck with the most delightful woodland and tree top views.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 25'8 max x 13'9 max (7.82m max x 4.19m max) - This fabulous entertaining area has an extensive range of oak panelled wall and base units incorporating cut granite working surfaces with a matching central island and a 1½ bowl inset Franke sink unit with dual mixer tap including spray. Built in 5 ring Neff gas hob with matching extractor hood above and a matching Neff oven with grill and combination oven above. Integrated fridge & freezer, integrated dishwasher, pan drawers, 10 inset ceiling spotlights, 2 radiators, ceramic tiled floor, half glazed door leading to the deck and a feature double glazed arched window to the front, again incorporating the lovely views.

Laundry Room - 9'5 x 8'7 max (2.87m x 2.62m max) - Fitted with wall and base units incorporating butcher block working surfaces and a single drainer stainless steel sink wit mixer tap and cupboard below. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a dryer, space for fridge freezer, ceramic tiled floor, half glazed door with matching window to the side. There is a fitted double storage cupboard housing a pressurised hot water tank and a wall mounted gas boiler.


Landing - Deep built in storage cupboard, Velux window to the side, radiator and doors leading to:

Bedroom 1 - 15'10 max x 18'1 max (4.83m max x 5.51m max) - This impressive double room has a double glazed window to the front, Velux window to the side, radiator and TV aerial point. There is a walk in wardrobe cupboard with fitted shelving and hanging.

Bedroom 2 - 19'6 x 14'5 (5.94m x 4.39m) - Again a generous double room with double glazed window to the rear and Velux windows to each side. There is a radiator, TV aerial point and deep eaves storage cupboard.

Family Bathroom - 11'10 x 7'9 max (3.61m x 2.36m max) - Elegant white suite comprising double ended panel bath with integrated Grohe mixer tap and shower spray, pedestal wash handbasin with mixer tap and a dual flush WC. Ceramic tiled floor and splash tiling to walls, wall light point and Velux window to the side.

Outside -

Front Garden - (70' x 36' approx). The principle garden area is situated to the front of the house and faces due south with lovely woodland and rooftop views. There is a raised veranda with storage below and a further paved terrace that leads on to a deep lawn with established tree, hedge and fence boundaries.

Garage & Driveway - Detached garage with up and over door, plus driveway parking for around three cars.

Rear Garden - (48' x 34' approx). Laid to lawn with a further patio, greenhouse and established inset trees. A pedestrian gate allows access to Rosecroft Lane.


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