Highcroft Road, Felden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Bedrooms: 4













An attractive white-rendered family home, sensitively extended by the current owners to provide a total of almost 5,600 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors and outbuildings. Configured to provide an ideal family and entertaining space and featuring a wealth of wooden flooring throughout, the ground floor accommodation flows from a spacious yet welcoming reception hall with useful cloakroom opening into a large double-height vaulted drawing room with large bay, feature fireplace with woodburning stove and cast iron spiral staircase rising to a galleried study over and further comprises an extensive sitting room with feature bow window, fireplace, French doors to the rear terrace and double doors to a spacious orangery with two sets of French doors to front and rear aspects, a generous parquet-floored dining room with feature bow window, an octagonal play room, an L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and base units, modern integrated appliances and breakfast area with built-in seating and space for a sizeable table and useful fitted utility and boot rooms. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a double bedroom off the sitting room with built-in storage and modern en suite shower room with twin sinks.

On the first floor the property provides a spacious wood-lined principal bedroom with fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom with twin sinks, bath and separate shower, two further generous double bedrooms and a modern family bathroom with corner bath and separate walk-in shower.

Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas-fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band F

Tenure: Freehold

Boxmoor 1.8 miles, Hemel Hempstead 2.9 miles,

Berkhamsted 5.8 miles, St. Albans 8.4 miles,

Hemel Hempstead station 1.5 miles (London

Euston 25 minutes), M1 (Jct. 8) 4.8 miles, M25

(Jct. 20) 4.8 miles, London Heathrow Airport

23.8 miles

The semi-rural hamlet of Felden, situated to the south-west of Hemel Hempstead, sits near to the sought-after residential area of Boxmoor which offers a range of day-to-day amenities including local shops, a Post Office, restaurants, public houses and popular primary school. Hemel Hempstead provides a wider range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities while the nearby historic market town of Berkhamsted offers specialist independent shops, a supermarket and numerous cafés, restaurants and public houses. St. Albans and Watford both offer more extensive amenities. The area is ideal for lovers of the great outdoors with the nearby countryside of Sheethanger Common and the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering a myriad of water meadows, footpaths, bridleways and ancient woodland. Communications links are excellent: the property enjoys easy access over the A41 bypass to the M1 and M25, Hemel Hempstead station offers regular direct services to central London in less than half an hour and London Heathrow Airport provides a wide range of domestic and international flights.

The area offers a wide range of state primary and secondary schooling including Two Waters Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) as well as a good selection of independent schools including Westbrook Hay Prep, Lockers Park, Abbot's Hill, Berkhamsted and Chesham Prep.

Set well back from the road, the property is approached over a gravelled driveway providing private parking for multiple vehicles. Extending to about 1.8 acres, the garden is laid mainly to level lawn interspersed with specimen trees and features a garden stream with footbridge over feeding a garden pond, an orangery-style garden room overlooking a paved vegetable garden with raised beds, numerous seating areas, a large paved terrace with gazebo-covered seating areas and swimming pool with inset jacuzzi, all ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, and a detached stable block with three loose boxes, the whole enjoying views over surrounding countryside.

01727 530090

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