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Price/m²: £5,717
Floor Area: 258m²
Description:
OUTSTANDING GARDEN CITY HOME BY PARKER & UNWIN • SYMPATHETICALLY UPDATED RETAINING ITS ORIGINAL ‘ARTS & CRAFTS’ CHARM • SPLENDID HALF ACRE PLOT • EXCELLENT ANNEXE • FINE LOCATION ON THE FAVOURED SOUTH SIDE OF TOWN

The Accommodation - House: Storm Porch • Porch • Cloakroom/WC • Sitting Room • Family Room • Study • Dining Room • Breakfast Room • Conservatory • Kitchen • Utility Room • Rear Porch • Integral Garden Store
Landing • Master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom • Bedroom 2 with en suite Bathroom • Bedroom 3 • Bedroom 4 • Bedroom 5 • Family Bathroom
Landing • Studio/Study/Occasional Bedroom • Cloakroom/WC
Annexe: Triple Garage • Store • Garden Store • Entrance Hall • Kitchen • Bathroom
Living Room or Studio/Office/Games Room • Bedroom or Office

The Property - This very attractive Garden City home, originally known as Briarside Cottage, is an authentic design by Parker & Unwin, dating from 1903/1905. It has been well updated whilst fully retaining its original ‘Arts & Crafts‘ charm and features including an inglenook style fireplace to the sitting room, bay windows with window seats, very fine internal doors with their original latches and built-in cupboards including one with baker‘s drawers.

The house provides spacious and versatile family accommodation with five reception rooms plus a conservatory on the ground floor. The excellent modern kitchen has solid quartz worktops. Two of the five bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, with the remainder being served by the family bathroom, which has both bath and shower. There is a very useful studio or study on the top floor.

The detached garage/annexe block is ideal as accommodation for dependent relatives or as office space for those working from home. The house benefits from gas fired central heating and the annexe has electric storage heaters.

The Outside - The house stands in a fine plot extending to just over half an acre, set centrally in its gardens and well screened from the road by tall beech hedges, mature trees and specimen conifers, providing almost total privacy to the whole. There are extensive lawns, herbaceous beds and borders, ornamental shrubs, including magnolias, fruit trees, raised walled beds, pergola and paved patios. A raised deck adjoins the front of the house. Large timber shed and aluminium frame greenhouse.

The plot measures some 185‘ by 143‘ (56.3m x 43,56m) overall and backs on to one of the spinneys which run through this part of the town, in this case an area of green open space extending to about an acre and a half. There is a gate from the rear of the garden to the spinney.

The Location - The house is conveniently located on the favoured south side of the town, just three-quarters of a mile from the town centre and within a mile of the mainline railway station. Letchworth Garden City is on the Cambridge to London Kings Cross mainline with services running regularly throughout the day. The fastest service to London Kings Cross takes just 28 minutes with Cambridge 26 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is only 1.8 miles away by car.

Designed in the early 20th Century to combine the benefits of town and country, Letchworth Garden City was the world’s first example of this concept and succeeds to this day in achieving its aim. The town provides excellent schools, shops, leisure facilities and green open spaces. St Francis College, St Christopher School, Highfield School, St Thomas Moore RC Primary School and the Lordship Farm Primary School are all within a radius of about half a mile.

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Date Listing Posted: 28/10/2020
Updated: 09/03/2021
Days on : 132

5 Bedroom Detached For Sale

Hitchin Road, Letchworth Garden City

£1,475,000 Guide Price

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18 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City
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Nearby Stations
Letchworth Garden City Station - 0.34 miles Baldock Station - 1.72 miles Hitchin Station - 2.55 miles Arlesey Station - 3.74 miles
Nearby Schools
Hillshott Infant School and Nursery - 0.09 miles Garden City Montessori School - 0.30 miles Pixmore Junior School - 0.35 miles St Francis College - 0.66 miles
Estimated running costs:
Mortgage £5,294
Energy £130
Water £125
Broadband £30
Home insurance £13
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