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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sauncey Avenue, Harpenden, Hertfordshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Character home in prime central avenue
  • Six bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen diner
  • Plot in excess of 1/4 of an acre
  • Double garage
  • Two driveways with automated gates

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

A handsome six bedroom character home situated on a wide corner plot in this mature central Avenue. The home espouses a classic appeal and the grandeur of the early 20th Century.


Sauncey Crook is situated on a fine corner plot. This classic home from the early twentieth century has a wonderful versatility for family living and abounds with charming character features. The accommodation is lovingly arranged over three floors. On the ground floor there is a welcoming entrance hall with an oak staircase rising to the first floor. A large drawing room includes a delightful dual aspect and an impressive open fireplace. There is a separate dining room, a study/family room and a charming cottage -style kitchen breakfast room.

The first floor provides a spacious landing area currently used as a study, along with four well-proportioned bedrooms, the master of which boasts its own dressing room and stylish refitted ensuite. A separate family bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms and has also been refitted. The second floor has been remodelled to provide two bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room and extensive eaves storage.

Set on a terrific plot in excess of ¼ of an acre and commanding the entrance to the road, the home is blessed with a large garden, laid extensively to lawn with attractive flower and shrub beds bounded by high mature mixed Beech hedging. An impressive garden office and store has also been created. There are two driveways both with automated gates providing privacy and extensive parking and a large detached garage. An excellent home already the house could be extended further.


Sauncey Avenue is a marvellous location in the heart of Harpenden offering a pleasant assortment of characterful detached homes from all the epochs of Harpenden's development. The home is 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, St. George’s and Sir John Lawes Secondary Schools along with Manland JMI are literally a short stroll away. 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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2019


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