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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Spinney Lane, Rabley Heath, Welwyn AL6 9TF

Sold STC £899,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful detached house
  • Semi rural location
  • Double glazing & oil fired heating to radiators throughout
  • Countryside views
  • Within easy reach of Knebworth high street & mainline rail link to London Kings Cross
  • Entrance hall & cloakroom
  • Sitting room with open fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Inner lobby

Full description

This delightful detached character residence is situated in a lovely semi rural location with far reaching countryside views to the front yet within easy reach of Knebworth railway station with links to London Kings Cross. The flexible accommodation offers scope to provide a self contained annexe if required and comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, triple aspect sitting room with open multi fuel burner, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, inner lobby, utility room, study/ground floor bedroom and shower room/sauna. To the first floor there are 4 bedrooms with en-suite shower room to the master bedroom and a separate family bathroom. Outside there is the stunning easterly facing rear garden which has been planted in cottage style with a variety of mature shrubs and trees together with numerous perennials and spring flowering bulbs. There is a pretty, well stocked front garden, single garage, car port and ample driveway parking for several vehicles.

Rabley Heath is a picturesque semi rural setting nestled between Welwyn village, Codicote & Old Knebworth. The area has a fine selection of individual country homes and is surrounded by the wonderful Hertfordshire countryside, revealing bridleways and foot paths across open fields and pretty country lanes.

Within just a couple of minutes is a lovely pub & eatery whilst more comprehensive amenities can be found in nearby Welwyn, Codicote and Knebworth.

There is a range of schools in Codicote, Knebworth, Welwyn, Oaklands and Woolmer Green, whilst private schooling include St Francis' College, Princess Helena, St Edmunds College, St Albans High School for Girls, St Albans Abbey School, Heath Mount at Watton at Stone, Duncombe at Bengeo, St. Christophers, Haileybury and Queenswood.

There is a choice of golf courses in the area including Brocket Hall with Auberge du Lac restaurant, Aldwickbury Park, Mid Herts, Harpenden Common and Knebworth.

Proximity - All distances and journey times are approximate
Knebworth 1.7 Miles
Stansted airport 28 miles
London Heathrow Airport 37 miles
Luton Airport 13.5 miles
Welwyn Garden City 4.8 Miles
Hitchin 12 miles
Hertford 10.7 miles
Welwyn 2.3 miles
M25 (Watford) 17 miles
A1 (M) Junction (6) 2.5 miles
Kings Cross & St Pancras approx 30/35 minutes by rail (Via Knebworth rail link) with access to Eurostar link

The Accommodation Is Arranged As Follows - Storm porch and oak front door with leaded light pane to:

Entrance Hall - A welcoming approach to the accommodation with attractive wood block flooring, 2 radiators, cupboard housing electric meters and oak doors to:

Cloakroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising concelaed cistern dual flush WC and wash handbasin inset into oak vanity cupboard with chrome lever mixer tap. There is a chrome ladder style heated towel rail, half tiled walls, ceramic floor tiles and opaque window to the front.

Dining Room - A well proportioned room with window to the front overlooking open countryside, oak flooring, coving to ceiling and radiator.

Sitting Room - This lovely bright triple aspect room has windows to the front and side and french doors opening to the rear garden. There is a cast iron log burning stove with attractive oak surround and slate hearth, 6 wall lights, 3 radiators, TV aerial socket and coving to the ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units and deep pan drawers with granite working surfaces above, tiled splashbacks and inset stainless steel double sink with chrome lever style mixer tap. There is an integrated dishwasher, space for a range style oven with extractor fan above and useful larder with shelves and space for a fridge or freezer. The kitchen also boasts a bespoke breakfast bar with granite top and seating for 4 people. A window overlooks the rear garden and there is a radiator, ceramic floor tiles, door to the garage and multi pane door to:

Inner Lobby - With ceramic floor tiles, eyeball ceiling spotlights, built in cupboard housing floor mounted oil fired boiler providing for heating and domestic hot water, glazed door to the rear garden and further oak doors to:

Snug/Study - Another bright and airy room with a lovely vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, mezzanine storage area, full height window to the rear overlooking the garden and patio doors opening to the garden. There is a telephone point, TV aerial socket, 2 radiators and 2 wall lights.

Shower Room/Sauna - Fitted with a neutral suite comprising close coupled WC, pedestal wash handbasin with chrome lever style mixer tap, shower cubicle with bi folding glass door and wall mounted shower and separate timber clad sauna. There are half tiled walls, ceramic floor tiles, radiator and extractor fan.

Utility Room - Fitted with a range of cream gloss wall and base units with additional full height cupboards, roll top working surfaces above and ceramic belfast sink with chrome mixer tap. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator and ceramic floor tiles.


Landing - Original timber balustrade and doors to:

Bedroom 1 - A bright and airy double room with window to the rear, radiator, telephone point, beech effect fitted wardrobes and door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a neutral suite comprising shower cubicle with glass door and chrome wall mounted shower, concealed cistern WC and wash handbasin inset into vanity cupboard below with chrome lever style mixer tap. There is a chrome ladder style heated towel rail, ½ tiled walls, beech effect laminate flooring and opaque window to the side.

Bedroom 2 - Another good size double room with 2 windows to the front, radiator, fitted wardrobes with overhead cupboards and wash handbasin inset into vanity cupboard below with chrome mixer tap.

Bedroom 3 - With window to the front, radiator and wash handbasin inset into vanity cupboard below with coloured taps.

Bedroom 4 - With window to the rear and radiator.

Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with glass shower screen and chrome victorian style mixer taps with wall mounted shower attachment, pedestal washhandbasin with chrome taps and close coupled WC. There is a useful airing cupboard, fully tiled walls, vinyl flooring, radiator, ceiling spotlights and windows to the rear and side.

Outside -

Rear Garden - A particular feature of the property, this fabulous easterly facing rear garden has as paved patio immediately to the rear of the property leading to a deep lawn. There are well stocked flower beds planted with a host of mature shrubs and trees including hellebore, spirea, climbing roses, bay, olive and choisya to name but a few together with numerous perennials and spring flowering bulbs. There is an ornamental pond, timber potting shed, metal rose arch with mature climbing roses, additional timber arch with clematis and timber garden shed. To the rear of the plot there are raised timber vegetable beds and various fruit trees, external power point and outside tap. The garden is bound by mature hedges and there is an outside tap, and security lighting immediately to the rear of the property.

Front Garden - Mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging to the boundary, well stocked borders planted with a variety of shrubs and perennials including roses, camellia and buddleia and numerous spring flowering bulbs. The property is accessed via a timber 5 bar gate and there is external lighting and an oil storage tank.

Garage, Car Port & Driveway - Single garage with electric up and over door, light and power, shelves and personal door to the kitchen. There is also a single car port immediately to the front of the garage & ample driveway parking.

Council Tax & Eer - Council Tax Band G £2,884.00
Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) D


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09 April 2018


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