5 bedroom detached house for saleFallow End, Pottersheath Road, Welwyn, AL6 9ST
- Imposing detached residence
- Private cul de sac location of just 4 executive style properties
- Tastefully decorated throughout
- 4 reception rooms
- Garden room
- Stunning re-fitted kitchen
- Cloakroom and boot room
- 4 first floor bedrooms, 2 with en-suite bathrooms
- Family bathroom
- Annexe with sitting room, bedrooms and bathroom
A substantial & beautifully presented country house with well-proportioned rooms and large private gardens of approximately half an acre. Constructed in the 1990's by a well regarded local builder, the property enjoys a hamlet location some 2 miles to the north of Welwyn village in a prestigious turning of just 4 executive homes. The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, study, snug, 'Amdega' garden room, bespoke kitchen/family room, boot room, cloakroom, 4 double bedrooms, 2 en-suite bathrooms and a further family bathroom. The property also benefits from a separate DETACHED ANNEXE comprising sitting room, bedroom and bathroom with double garage below. PLANNING PERMISSION HAS BEEN GRANTED TO INTEGRATE WITH ANNEXE WITH THE MAIN HOUSE (plans available upon request). VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Proximity & Location - Pottersheath is a delightful semi-rural location within a few minutes drive of Old Welwyn. The Robin Hood & Little John public house & Welwyn equestrian centre is within a short walk along with wonderful open countryside walks.
Welwyn village has a choice of traditional public houses and good restaurants, independent baker, some fine historic cottages, a hidden manor house, ancient ford and the Old Roman Baths.
Welwyn Garden City is located approximately 4 miles south and provides a host of further shopping & recreational facilities, along with a John Lewis department store.
The area has excellent road and rail links. Mainline stations can be found at Welwyn North railway station (located in Digswell) and Knebworth which also provides a frequent service to London Kings Cross.
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 approx 30/35 minutes by rail (Via Knebworth rail link)
Private Schooling & Golf Courses - Private schools around the area include: Sherrardswood, Aldwickbury, St Francis' College, Princess Helena, St Edmunds College, St Albans girls & boys school, St Albans Abbey School, Heath Mount in Watton at Stone, Kingshott and Haileybury, Duncombe at Bengeo, St. Christophers in Letchworth, Haileybury and Queenswood.
There is an excellent choice of golf courses in the area including close by Stevenage, Brocket Hall with the Auberge du Lac restaurant, Knebworth & Aldwickbury Park.
The Accommodation Is Arranged As Follows: - Open porch with brick pillars, tiled roof with inset lighting and timber front door with attractive stained glass panel and multi pane windows to sides leading to:
Entrance Hall - This lovely approach to the accommodation boasts attractive Limestone floor tiles, ornate cornice to ceiling, 3 wall lights, radiator and doors to:
Cloakroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and wash handbasin inset into bespoke hand painted vanity cupboard with contemporary chrome mixer taps. There is an opaque window to front, radiator and deep skirting boards.
Sitting Room - 20'8 x 17'1 (6.30m x 5.21m) - Bright triple aspect room decorated in neutral tones with multi pane sash windows to front and side aspect and multi pane French doors to Garden room. There is an attractive Limestone fireplace with Slate hearth and inset cast iron log burning stove, 4 wall lights, ornate cornice to ceiling, 4 wall lights, 2 radiators and TV aerial socket.
Snug/Tv Room - 13'7 x 9'1 (4.14m x 2.77m) - Multi pane sash window to front, ornate cornice to ceiling, radiator and TV aerial socket.
Study - 9' x 9' (2.74m x 2.74m) - Multi pane sash window to garden room, ornate cornice to ceiling and radiator.
Dining Room - 17'2 x 12'7 (5.23m x 3.84m) - Another bright dual aspect room with multi pane sash windows to front and side aspect, ornate cornice to ceiling, 4 wall lights and 2 radiators.
Kitchen/Family Room - 21' x 15' (6.40m x 4.57m) - This wonderful family space has an extensive range of Beckermann white high gloss base cupboards and deep drawers with contemporary chrome handles, solid granite mitred working surfaces above and inset Franke 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and further hot & cold instant boiling filtered water tap. There are further hand painted wall cupboards and dresser unit together with a substantial bespoke multi functional island unit with mitred side clad granite surfaces with inset power point and incorporating base cupboards, wine cooler and shaped eating area for 6 people. Integrated appliances include Miele 5 ring induction hob with Caple surface mounted, flush fitting, retractable hob extractor, Miele fridge, dishwasher, bank of Miele stainless steel ovens including a steam oven, fan oven, pyrolytic oven and microwave. And space for an American style double fridge freezer. There are inset ceiling spotlights, 2 contemporary vertical column radiators, coving to ceiling, limestone floor tiles, 2 multi pane sash windows to rear, French doors to outside terrace and walkway with underfloor heating, windows to rear and limestone tiling to:
Garden Room - 18' x 15' (5.49m x 4.57m) - This impressive Amdega Victorian style open plan garden room has a traditional double glazed vaulted glass ceiling, deep multi pane windows overlooking the garden and French doors leading to the terrace. There are 2 wall lights, Limestone floor tiles and underfloor heating.
Boot Room - 12'1 x 7'2 (3.68m x 2.18m) - Fitted with a range of base units with ceramic Belfast sink and chrome swan neck mixer tap, water softener, space for washing machine and tumble dryer beneath and 2 further full height storage cupboards. There is a multi pane sash window to rear, radiator, hatch to loft storage and vinyl flooring.
STAIRCASE FROM ENTRANCE HALL TO FIRST FLOOR
Galleried Landing - With attractive timber balustrade, multi pane sash windows to front and rear, coving to ceiling, shelved airing cupboard, hatch to part boarded loft with lighting and pull down ladder, radiator and doors to:
Master Bedroom & Dressing Area - 17'1 x 15'7 (5.21m x 4.75m) - Dressing area with fitted wardrobes and inset ceiling spotlights opening to dual aspect bedroom with multi pane sash windows to rear and side, coving to ceiling, 2 radiators, TV aerial socket and door to:
En-Suite Bathroom - 10' x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m) - Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with chrome mixer taps and retractable hand held shower, shower with shaped glass doors and chrome overhead Monsoon style power shower, pedestal wash handbasin with chrome swan neck mixer tap and low level dual flush WC. There is a chrome ladder style heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights, Travertine floor and wall tiles with underfloor heating and multi pane sash window to side.
Bedroom 2 - 17'3 x 13'9 (5.26m x 4.19m) - A bright dual aspect room with multi pane sash windows to front and rear, coving to ceiling, 2 built in cupboards with hanging rail, 2 radiators and door to:
En-Suite Bathroom - 13'6 x 6'5 (4.11m x 1.96m) - Fitted with a white suite comprising free standing original roll top bath with chrome Victorian style mixer tap with hand held shower, shower with shaped glass screen and chrome wall mounted power shower, pedestal wash handbasin with chrome Victorian style taps and low level dual flush WC. There is a chrome ladder style heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights, Travertine floor and wall tiles, wall mounted mirrored bathroom cabinet with wall lights to side and opaque multi pane sash window to front.
Bedroom 3 - 13'8 x 11' (4.17m x 3.35m) - With multi pane sash window to front, coving to ceiling and radiator.
Bedroom 4 - 12'7 x 10'1 (3.84m x 3.07m) - Another bright dual aspect room with sash windows to front and side, coving to ceiling and 2 radiators.
Bathroom - 12'7 x 6'9 (3.84m x 2.06m) - Fitted with a white suite comprising free standing roll top bath with chrome Edwardian style mixer tap with hand held shower, shower with shaped glass screen, chrome overhead Monsoon style power shower and further chrome wall mounted power shower, pedestal wash handbasin with chrome Edwardian style taps and low level dual flush WC. There is a chrome ladder style heated towel rail, underfloor heating, inset ceiling spotlights, Travertine floor and wall tiles, 2 wall lights, shaver socket and opaque multi pane sash window to side.
Double Garage & Annexe - 21'9 x 18'9 (6.63m x 5.72m) - This substantial building provides garaging side by side for 2 cars with electric up and over doors, multi pane sash windows, strip lighting, power points and pressurised hot water cylinder with back up tank. There is a personal door leading to the driveway and a staircase leading to the ANNEXE. The accommodation for the annexe would be ideal for overnight guests or an au pair and is arranged as follows:
Living Room - 21'9 x 11'8 (6.63m x 3.56m) - A good size room with dual aspect multi pane sash windows to front and side, inset ceiling spotlights, coving to ceiling, 2 radiators and doors to:
Bedroom - 14'3 x 9'8 (4.34m x 2.95m) - Multi pane sash windows to rear, inset ceiling spotlights, coving to ceiling, 2 bedside wall lights and 2 radiators.
Shower Room - Fitted with a white suite comprising shower with glass door and chrome wall mounted power shower, wash handbasin with contemporary chrome taps inset into bespoke vanity cupboard and low level dual flush WC. There are inset ceiling spotlights, coving to ceiling and opaque multi pane window to front.
The Plot - The overall plot measures just over half an acre and is approached via wrought iron gates which in turn lead to a block paved drive with ample parking for several vehicles. A covered arch leads to:
Rear Garden - Benefitting from a sunny westerly aspect with good size block paved terrace leading to substantial lawn with mature borders planted with a variety of evergreen shrubs and spring flowering bulbs. There are several mature trees, outside power point, tap, ornamental and security lighting and a timber enclosed refuse and recycling storage area. The garden is bounded on all sides by mature hedging and timber gates leads to:
Front Garden - Laid predominantly to lawn with well stocked borders including Lavender, Spirea, Box and Ceanothus. There are many spring flowering bulbs and mature trees including Silver Birch. The garden is bound by well maintained conifer hedging and brick walling and there is ornamental lighting and a timber garden shed. There is a further strip of garden outside the gates which continues to the beginning of Fallow End that belongs to The Grange.
Council Tax & Eer - Council Tax Band H £3,460.00
Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) - D
Agents Note - There is no mains drainage at the property. A sewage holding tank with a submersible pump, pumps waste, water and sewage from the house to the mains drain outside. Planning permission has been granted to integrate the annexe with the main house.
Details Of Planning Permission - Planning permission has been granted to integrate the annexe with the main house. This will create a flexible living space comprising open plan lounge and kitchen/dining room to the ground floor and 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor, ideal for those requiring accommodation for an au pair, older teenagers or indeed those with elderly parents. There is also permission to erect a detached oak framed double garage with additional driveway. Detailed planning permission available on request.
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