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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tuffnells Way, Harpenden, AL5

Sold STC £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • EPC Rating D

Full description

This attractive, spacious property was designed to ensure maximum light and is surrounded by mature gardens created by a plantsman to provide year round interest. Built by Jarvis in 1968 and on a plot of approximately one third of an acre, this four bedroom detached home offers all the space required for a family or potential to extend and redevelop. The property has been in the same family since its build in the late 1960s and it is the first time available on the open market and is available with no upper chain.

Approached via a covered porch with useful outside cupboard, through a composite front door into a spacious L-shaped entrance hall you have doors to the study, living space, kitchen and stairs rising to the first floor. The entire ground floor (excluding kitchen) features the original wooden parquet flooring. The study situated at the front has window to the front aspect and is fully carpeted. The Kitchen has a range of eye and base level units with numerous space for white goods etc. From the Kitchen there is a door to the side passage giving access back to the front or to the rear garden. The living space is L-shaped and the huge windows ensure it is flooded with light. It has ample room for a dining area as well as living area with attractive working (Baxi) fireplace being the main focal point. Through the living room you have a very well constructed double height conservatory with door leading to the integral garage. The garage has power and light with up and over door with potential should the need require to convert to a double garage with space to do so on the side. To complete the downstairs there is a cloakroom and large cloak cupboard.

The upper floor is reached by a split level staircase with half-space landing with full height windows. The first floor has four double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes. The second bedroom probably has the largest of storage spaces primed for an ensuite conversion to either the master or second bedroom. The family bathroom with four piece bathroom suite has a shower over the bath with concertina shower screen, built-in vanity unit and shelving surrounding the basin.

Externally the rear garden is of an excellent size and is a real feature of the property. Designed by a plantsman, it is divided into a different sections with patio and sun terrace giving on to a lawn with small covered pond; a range of attractively planted borders, mature quince tree, bushes and shrubs. The garden is completely enclosed by mature hedges and feels very private. The front garden is laid to lawn with attractive borders and small trees, with a shingle driveway in front of the garage. Neighboring properties with similar sized plots have created in and out driveways across the front giving parking for 5-6 cars.

General Information
The property is Freehold. The property has Mains Electricity, Gas, Water and Drainage. Local Authority: St Albans City & District Council. The Valuation Agency Listing indicates Tax Band: G. Energy efficiency rating: D. The property is fully double glazed, has gas to radiator heating (all with thermostatic controls).

Harpenden is situated in lovely countryside north of St Albans. The central village green is surrounded by individual boutiques, shops, cafes and restaurants. Harpenden Common lies beside the road to St Albans and is home to Harpenden Common Golf Club, one of several courses in the area as well as the cricket ground and other sports facilities. It is also home to numerous events such as circuses and fairs throughout the year. Other leisure facilities, including Harpers Gym and Swimming Pool, lie within the beautiful Rothamsted Park. Harpenden has an excellent social and sports calendar with many clubs and societies to suit all tastes within the town. The schools within the town, both primary and secondary, are some of the best in the country, several of them having achieved the coveted Outstanding award from Ofsted. Excellent roads links to the M1 and M25 are within a short drive and Harpenden station, with large car parking facilities, provides a fast route to St Pancras International.

***FROM OUR HARPENDEN OFFICE*** Head down Rothamsted Avenue to the Luton Road (A1081). Turn Left. Continue over the first roundabout and continue under The Nicky Line railway bridge. Turn left at the traffic lights and continue up Roundwood Lane. Turn right onto Wood End Road and immediately right again onto Tuffnells Way. The property is the second on the right.

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10 April 2018


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