Faircroft Lodge, Harpenden Road, Childwickbury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
• Storm porch

• Reception hall

• Sitting room

• Study

• Kitchen/dining room

• 4 bedrooms

• Family bathroom

• 2 Shower rooms; one en suite

• Garage and double carport with first-floor studio over

• Garden

• EPC rating B

Summary

Storm porch | Reception hall | Sitting room | Study Kitchen/dining room | 4 bedrooms | Family bathroom | 2 Shower rooms | Garage and double carport with first-floor studio over | Garden | EPC rating B

The property

Faircroft Lodge offers flexible light-filled accommodation arranged in an L-shaped configuration over two floors. The ground floor accommodation, featuring parquet flooring throughout, flows from a welcoming double-height reception hall and briefly comprises a generous triple aspect sitting room with bi-fold doors to the rear terrace, a well-proportioned rear aspect study and an extensive dual aspect kitchen/dining room.

The kitchen provides a range of bespoke wall and floor units with a large central island with breakfast bar and modern integrated appliances while the dining area has space for a sizeable dining table, the whole combining to create an ideal family and entertaining space. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a generous bedroom with built-in storage and an en suite shower room plus a family bathroom with twin sinks.

On the first floor a galleried landing gives access to three large bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, one with French doors to a large private balcony with far-reaching countryside views, together with a contemporary family shower room.

Mileages

St. Albans and City station 2.4 miles (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), Harpenden 3.6 miles, M25 (Jct. 21A) 5.9 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 7.0 miles, London Heathrow Airport 28.9 miles

Location

The property is located in the small hamlet of Childwickbury off the A1081 connecting St. Albans and Harpenden. St. Albans city centre and Harpenden town centre both offer a wide range of amenities including boutique and High Street shopping together with recreational and leisure facilities. This includes indoor swimming pools, sports centres, a number of renowned golf clubs and tennis clubs and a newly-resurfaced athletics track.

Communications links are excellent: St. Albans mainline station, with its fast through services via St. Pancras International to the City (19 mins), Gatwick and beyond, is close at hand and road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) as well as to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted.

The property is served by a wide range of nearby state schooling including Garden Fields, Sandringham and St. Albans Girls' School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) together with a good selection of independent schools including St. Albans, St. Albans High School for Girls and St. Columba's College.

Outside

The property is approached through a twin-pillared iron gate and a gravelled driveway offering ample parking bordered by low-maintenance areas of level lawn.

The driveway gives access to the timber-framed garage and double carport with external steps leading to a large first-floor studio, suitable for a variety of uses.

The remaining garden lies to the side and rear of the property and is laid mainly to level lawn with an extensive paved terrace incorporating a gazebo, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The garden is screened by mature shrubs and trees and enjoys far-reaching views over surrounding countryside.

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