Lower Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
The Property:

Viewing day Saturday 12th February

A quintessential late Georgian Grade II listed detached abounding in character which has undergone a loving refurbishment, located in a small hamlet amongst other similar period homes in Gustard Wood on the outskirts of Harpenden. Offered with no upper chain.


'Whippletrees' is a truly unique home offering beautifully balanced accommodation harmoniously blended with its private walled garden and the significant benefit of a large detached garage.

Offering a classic symmetrical Georgian frontage with red brick elevation and sash windows the main living space is accessed via the centrally located front door. To one side sits an intimate sitting room with Victorian fireplace with Edwardian oak surround. The main dual aspect living room is found on the other side of the hall and incorporates an imposing brick fireplace with wood burning stove. The room also benefits from a beautiful reclaimed herring bone solid wood floor and access to the rear garden via large bi-folding doors to one wall. The kitchen dining room has been intelligently designed to include extensive units with black granite tops and access to the cellarage. There is also a useful study, utility room and cloakroom on this level.

The first floor is approached by the rising staircase with original solid oak turning balustrade. Evidence of the houses heritage is on show with exposed elements of the wood frame. This leads to a large open landing. All four bedrooms on this level are double one of which features a luxuriously appointed ensuite. Many further character features abound through the rooms including 14' wide oak floor boards and more exposed timber. There is also a superbly fitted family bathroom with separate shower.

Outside the front of the property is approached via stone gate post and reclaimed wrought iron railings with areas of York Stone. The rear garden has been intelligently landscaped with brick raised plants, York stone seating area with outside fire all of which is highly private with a charming brick wall to the boundary. A capacious garage sits to the rear of the plot ideal for those who are motoring enthusiast or offering significant potential for use as ancillary accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Council Tax Band G £3,363.54


Blackmore End and Gustard Wood provide a delightful 'Hamlet-setting' on the rural fringes of the Roman village of Wheathampstead. Approximately a mile down the Kimpton Road from Wheathampstead village, the leafy approach adjusts with the seasons to create a rare ambience. Mid-Herts golf course is on the doorstep of the property. Harpenden and St Albans both with mainline train stations offer access to central London are within a short drive.

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