Old London Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Entrance hall

Open plan sitting/dining room

Family room

Kitchen

Utility room

Cloakroom

3 Bedrooms

Family bathroom

Garden

EPC rating E

Bullet Points

Entrance hall | Open plan sitting/dining room

Family room | Kitchen | Utility room | Cloakroom

3 Bedrooms | Family bathroom | Garden

EPC rating E

The property

1 Old London Road is a sensitively-extended and modernised period family home which has been progressively renovated over the past few years, offering attractive accommodation arranged over three floors,

Neutrally decorated throughout, with shutters in all habitable rooms and period fireplaces, the ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming tiled entrance hall and briefly comprises a large sitting/dining room with a feature cast iron open fireplace flanked on each side by built-in storage, a generous kitchen with feature chequerboard flooring, a range of contemporary wall and floor units and modern integrated appliances together with a neighbouring cloakroom and utility room with a door to the rear garden, the whole combining to create an ideal family and entertaining space.

Stairs from the dining room lead down to a spacious lower ground floor family room with quarry tiled flooring and exposed brick walls, suitable for a variety of uses.

On the first floor the property offers a spacious rear aspect principal bedroom with feature fireplace, built-in storage and mezzanine, two further well-proportioned bedrooms, with the second bedroom having built in storage and a period fireplace, and a modern fully-tiled family bathroom.

Planning permission has been granted on the property for a two storey side and single storey rear extension with roof lights, alterations to openings and alterations to rear patio. Planning application 5/2019/0788 - valid from 27.03.2019

Mileages

St. Albans City station 0.6 mile (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), M25 (Jct. 21A) 3.1 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 4.6 miles, London Luton Airport 12.1 miles, London Heathrow Airport 26.1 miles

Location

The property is set in a popular and convenient location in the Conservation area which is within very easy reach of the mainline station with its fast through services via St. Pancras International to the City (19 mins), Gatwick and beyond. Road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted.

The city centre with its wealth of amenities including shopping, leisure activities and excellent state and public schools is close at hand, as are the green spaces at Clarence Park, The Wick, Bernards Heath, Sopwell Nunnery, the Watercress Nature Reserve and Verulamium Park.

With its attractive Cathedral, streets, marketplace and precincts, St. Albans' historic city centre provides an appealing backdrop to a great range of speciality boutiques, independent retailers and major stores and to numerous bars, cafés, public houses and restaurants. St. Albans has a thriving cultural life, with regular concerts and theatre productions held in a variety of local venues, as well as a large number of sporting venues, including eponymous football, rugby and cricket teams and facilities for the keen amateur, including a community gym, a bowls and tennis club and a golf course.

The area has a wide range of state schooling including St. Peter's School and Loreto College (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), as well as a good selection of independent schools including St. Albans High School for Girls, St. Albans, St. Columba's College and Aldwickbury.

Outside

The property is approached over a well-maintained front garden with a pedestrian path flanked by areas of level lawn and well-stocked flowerbeds with steps rising to the front door. The enclosed courtyard garden to the rear features two split-level paved areas, providing an ideal space for entertaining and al fresco dining.

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