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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Manland Avenue, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £1,200,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

A characterful 1920's early Harpenden home offering a superb plot and a wonderful opportunity to extend subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Ideally located close to the station and excellent schooling.


Coming to the market for the first time in half a century is this wonderful four bedroom 1920's detached home located in a highly prized position in the town. Offering an impressive double fronted red brick facade overlooking the generous frontage. Internally a generous reception hall gives access to a dual aspect living room with French doors opening to the rear garden/ A further reception room with bay window also overlooks the rear. To the other side of the property sits the kitchen with larder. A downstairs cloakroom completes the downstairs space. Upstairs a bright landing gives access to the four bedrooms. These are serve by a white fitted bathroom. The house offers a rarely available opportunity to modernise and significantly extend and create a wonderful family home for the 21st Century subject to obtaining the necessary consents

Externally a carriage driveway provides ample parking and leads to the attached garage. To the rear of the property lies the wonderful rear garden. This is laid mainly to lawn and gently slopes to the rear of the property. In total the rear garden measures 90' in depth and enjoys a North Westerly aspect.


Built on what was formerly the Manland Estate and once described by Henry Salisbury as an 'ideal spot for a healthy home'. Manland Avenue is a marvellous location in the heart of Harpenden, offering a pleasant assortment of characterful homes from all the epochs of Harpenden's development. Approximately half a mile to Harpenden's mainline station providing access to Kings Cross St Pancras in less than 30 minutes. The home is also ideally located for Harpenden's abundant riches for schooling, Sir John Lawes Secondary school, Manland JMI and Crabtree JMI are both within a few minutes’ walk of the house and St Georges is also within a short stroll. The open spaces of the Lea Valley Nature Reserve are close by with a fine park and charming walks down both the river and the public footpath that was once the Swan Line Railway. A wonderful setting for family life!

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15 March 2018

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