Situated off a private driveway adjacent to Gustard Wood Common and Blackmore End, on the Wheathampstead borders, we are favoured with instructions to offer for sale this outstanding detached residence.

Approached via an entrance portico and double-panelled doors, the split-level reception hall with feature staircase and tiled flooring leads to an inner hallway with ample storage for boots and coats and a cloakroom with WC and tiled vanity unit with inset wash hand basin.

Reception Rooms The stunning 25ft dual aspect sitting room has an attractive bay window to the front aspect and double doors to the rear affording a pleasant aspect over and access to the gardens. This bright and airy room also features an ornate marble Chesneys fire place and multiple wall light points.

The adjacent dining room is of generous proportions and has feature, multi-pane double doors to the rear aspect with direct access onto the patio area and gardens beyond. Other features include wood-strip effect laminate flooring and attractive wall lighting. In addition to formal reception rooms, there is also a family/TV room which could double up as a study, if required, providing flexible family accommodation.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room / Utility A very large room with ample space for casual family dining with twin windows to the rear and a door to side passage and utility room beyond. The kitchen is fitted in attractive light oak, an excellent range of floor and wall mounted storage units, complementary tiling and work surfaces. Single drainer, double bowl sink unit with swivel mixer taps. Recess for a range-style cooker with extractor hood over. Plumbing for an automatic dishwashing machine. Large recess for an American-style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has tiled flooring. The side passage has doors to front and rear and leads to a large utility room with storage units and work surfaces incorporating a butler sink unit. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine and water softener. Gas-fired boiler which provides domestic hot water and central heating. There is also a small lobby with staircase to the playroom/studio over the garage and a door leading to the garage.

First Floor Galleried landing and doors leading to master bedroom. Bright and spacious dual aspect room with pleasant aspect over the garden and walk-through dressing area leading to ensuite shower room with fully tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit with twin inset wash hand basins, WC and bidet.
Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are all doubles with pleasant aspects over the rear garden while bedroom 5, also a small double, has front aspect. The well-appointed family bathroom is tastefully fitted, with a full suite and has aspect to front.

Playroom / Studio Accessed via the first floor landing or ground floor rear lobby is a large, multi-purpose room over the garage, ideal for use as a playroom or studio/ therapy suite and has been designed so as to convert to an annex facility if required. Off this room is an additional cloakroom and alcove, which could convert into a shower room, if an annex were required.

Garage Spacious double garage with automatic up and over doors. Power and light connected. Gardeners cloakroom to rear.

Garden The front garden provides a high degree of privacy with mature conifer hedging and double wrought iron gated access to a large hard-standing drive, providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles. Ornamental gravel covered garden with inset shrubs.

A particular feature of the property is the large, mature, south facing and secluded rear garden with ample space for leisure amenities such as a tennis court or pool complex. There is an extensive concrete patio area with pea shingle paths and borders and large lawned area with ornate hedging and shrub borders. External lighting. External tap. Mature hedging to boundary providing a high degree of privacy and gated access to the front.

Location The property is situated off a quiet, private driveway, close to the popular Cross Keys Public House at Gustard Wood. The area is noted for its wooded environment and surrounding countryside, providing beautiful walks. Nearby is Mid-Herts Golf Club and the picturesque village of Wheathampstead with its comprehensive array of independent shops, gastro pubs and convenience stores. Harpenden town is just a short drive away, providing excellent secondary schooling mainline station with fast service to London on the ThamesLink line.

  • Property Details

    Guide Price £1,450,000

    • 5
    • 3
    • 3

    Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4, AL4 8LA

    An outstanding detached residence situated off a private driveway adjacent to Gustard Wood Common and Blackmore End, on the Wheathampstead borders.

  • Primary Schools

    Redbourn Infant and Nursery School CY 2,223.9 miles

    Beech Hyde Primary School CY 2,224.1 miles

    The Grove JM CY 2,224.2 miles

    St Helens C of E Primary School COE VC 2,224.3 miles

    Aldwickbury School M IND 2,224.3 miles

    St Dominic Roman Catholic Primary School RC VA 2,224.3 miles

    High Beeches JMI CY 2,224.4 miles

    Crabtree Infant's and Junior Schools CY 2,224.5 miles

    St Nicholas JMI COE VA 2,224.5 miles

    Flamstead Village School CY 2,224.6 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Secondary Schools

    St Albans School M IND 2,221.7 miles

    Loreto College F RC AC 2,221.8 miles

    Beaumont School AC 2,221.9 miles

    Verulam School M AC 2,221.9 miles

    St Albans High School For Girls F COE IND 2,222.0 miles

    St Albans Girls' School F AC 2,222.5 miles

    Sandringham School AC 2,222.6 miles

    Roundwood Park School AC 2,224.7 miles

    St George's School AC 2,224.7 miles

    Sir John Lawes School AC 2,224.8 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Transport

    M25 Junction 21 2,220.2 miles

    St Albans Train Station 2,221.7 miles

    Harpenden Train Station 2,224.5 miles

    M1 Junction 9 2,224.9 miles

    Luton Parkway Station 2,227.0 miles

    London Luton Airport 2,227.1 miles

    *Approximate distances as the crow flies.

  • Find out more...

    Please contact us for further information.


Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 AL4 8LA


Email this property



Stamp Duty payable on 1,450,000 purchase

Tax Band Rate Taxable Sum Tax
£0 - 125,000
£125,000 - £250,000
£250,001 - £925,000
£925,001 - £1,500,000
£1,500,001 +
Effective Rate
Purchase Price Buy-to-Let or Second Home