A spacious four bedroom Edwardian villa overlooking Harpenden's glorious common.

Conveniently located, close to the town centre and the station (c8min walk). Offered for sale with no onward chain, this delightful home has spacious and versatile living generously arranged over three floors. The property also offers tremendous scope for further improvement and extension, subject of course to the usual planning consents.

Harpenden is well noted for its excellent choice of schools for all age groups. Social requirements are well catered for, including several challenging golf courses, a sports centre, swimming pool, various clubs and associations and a comprehensive range of restaurants and bars. Harpenden benefits from a fast electrified train service to St. Pancras International (c.26 minutes), the City, Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Front Paved driveway providing off road parking for two cars. Open porch to:

Entrance Hall Stained glass window to front. Single panel radiator. Stairs to first floor. Doors to:

Lounge 16'2" x 13 (4.93m x 13). Sash bay window to front elevation enjoying views over the Common. Double panel radiator. Feature fireplace with surround. Picture rail. Coved ceiling. TV point.

Kitchen 11'7" x 11'1" (3.53m x 3.38m). Fitted kitchen with range of wall and base units. Window to rear elevation. Rolltop work surface with integrated sink and drainer. Part tiled walls. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for gas cooker with overhead extractor fan. Double panel radiator. Space for fridge/freezer. Door into:

Inner Hallway Tiled floor and walls. Door stepping out into the garden. Door to:

Shower Room Shower cubicle. Vanity cupboard mounted wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Obscured window to side elevation. Double panel radiator. Tiled walls.

Dining Room 16'11" x 12'5" (5.16m x 3.78m). Multi-pane double doors opening up onto the patio. Two double panel radiators. Feature fireplace with surround. Coved ceiling. Picture rail.

Basement Utility Area 17'10" x 12'10" (5.44m x 3.91m). Large utility space with sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled floor. Double panel radiator. Recessed downlighters. Lightwell.

Basement 18'1" x 17'10" (5.51m x 5.44m). Tiled floor. Recessed downlighters. Lightwell. Storage cupboard housing electric meters. Gas meter. Double panel radiator.

First Floor Landing Hatch to loft. Double panel radiator. Doors to:

Bedroom One 18'6" x 16'3" (5.64m x 4.95m). Sash bay window to front elevation again enjoying views over the Common. Sash window to side. Two radiators. Range of built-in wardrobes. Built-in cupboard. Picture rail. Coved ceiling. Feature fireplace with surround.

Bedroom Two 12'5" x 11'2" (3.78m x 3.4m). Sash window to rear elevation overlooking the garden. Feature fireplace with surround. Double panel radiator. Built-in wardrobes and drawers. Picture rail.

Bedroom Three 11'9" x 11'1" (3.58m x 3.38m). Double bedroom with feature fireplace and surround. Sash window to rear elevation. Double panel radiator. Picture rail. Built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Four 9'1" x 8'5" (2.77m x 2.57m). Part obscured sash window to side elevation. Feature fireplace with surround. Double panel radiator.

Bathroom Suite comprising panelled bath with overhead shower and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. Tiled walls. Part obscured sash window to side elevation.

Rear Garden Immediately adjacent to the house is a patio area with steps leading up to the remainder of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and hardstanding patio area at the rear. Enclosed by wood panel fencing. Patio leads round to the side of the house where there is a gate providing side access. Storage area housing boiler. Cherry blossom tree.

  • Property Details

    Guide Price £950,000

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    Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5, AL5 1PQ

    A spacious four bedroom Edwardian villa overlooking Harpenden's glorious common.

  • Primary Schools

    St Dominic Roman Catholic Primary School RC VA 0.1 miles

    The Grove JM CY 0.3 miles

    Crabtree Infant's and Junior Schools CY 0.4 miles

    High Beeches JMI CY 0.4 miles

    St Nicholas JMI COE VA 0.4 miles

    Aldwickbury School M IND 0.5 miles

    St Hilda's School F IND 0.6 miles

    Manland Primary School CY 0.6 miles

    Roundwood Primary CY 0.8 miles

    Sauncey Wood JMI CY 0.9 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Secondary Schools

    St George's School AC 0.5 miles

    Sir John Lawes School AC 0.6 miles

    Roundwood Park School AC 0.8 miles

    St Albans Girls' School F AC 1.7 miles

    Sandringham School AC 2.0 miles

    St Albans High School For Girls F COE IND 2.3 miles

    Loreto College F RC AC 2.5 miles

    Verulam School M AC 2.5 miles

    St Albans School M IND 2.5 miles

    Beaumont School AC 2.7 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Transport

    Harpenden Train Station 0.3 miles

    M1 Junction 9 1.9 miles

    St Albans Train Station 2.6 miles

    London Luton Airport 2.9 miles

    Luton Parkway Station 3.0 miles

    M25 Junction 21 4.2 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

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Southdown Road, Harpenden, AL5 AL5 1PQ


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Stamp Duty payable on 950,000 purchase

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£125,000 - £250,000
£250,001 - £925,000
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£1,500,001 +
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