A detached family home on a good-sized plot
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Bullet Points Storm porch | Family room | Open plan drawing/sitting/dining room | Study | Kitchen/breakfast room | Cloakroom | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms Laundry room | Utility room | Garage | Garden 1.02 acres | EPC rating E
The property Longacre is an attractive property offering light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors with 1970s-inspired styling throughout.
Featuring a wealth of exposed wooden flooring throughout, the ground floor accommodation comprises a generous family room, a well-proportioned study with feature bay window and fireplace and an extensive open plan triple aspect drawing/sitting/dining room with some full-height glazing. There is also a double-height drawing room with exposed chimney breast with fireplace and galleried landing over and a store room, cloakroom and integral garage. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and floor units including a breakfast bar, and a door to a covered rear storm porch giving access to a useful utility room.
Rising from a staircase in the drawing room, the first floor galleried landing leads to a large principal bedroom with sink and built-in storage, an additional bedroom with built-in storage and open bathroom and three further bedrooms together with a fitted laundry room, a fully-tiled family bathroom and a separate fully-tiled family shower room.
This property has 1.02 acres of land.
Outside The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway with turning circle incorporating a pond and water feature which provides parking for multiple vehicles and gives access to the integral garage, all bordered by an area of level lawn and mature shrub beds. The sizeable garden to the rear is laid mainly to lawn extending into a lightly-wooded copse and features a large terrace and a paved seating area, both ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
Mileages Hemel Hempstead station 1.0 mile ((London Euston 25 minutes), Boxmoor 1.3 miles, Hemel Hempstead 3.2 miles, M1 (Jct. 8) 3.3 miles, Berkhamsted 4.1 miles, M25 (Jct. 20) 5.9 miles, St. Albans 8.7 miles, London Heathrow Airport 25.4 miles
Location The sought-after residential area of Boxmoor offers a range of day-to-day amenities including local shops, a Post Office, restaurants and public houses. Nearby Hemel Hempstead provides a wider range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities while the nearby historic market town of Berkhamsted offers specialist independent shops, a supermarket and numerous cafés, restaurants and public houses. St. Albans offers more extensive amenities. The area is ideal for lovers of the great outdoors with the nearby countryside of the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering a myriad of water meadows, footpaths, bridleways and ancient woodland.
Communications links are excellent: the property enjoys easy access to the M1 and M25, while Hemel Hempstead station offers regular direct services to central London in less than half an hour.
The area offers a wide range of state schooling including Pixies Hill Primary School, Boxmoor Primary School and The Hemel Hempstead School as well as a good selection of noted independent schools including Westbrook Hay Prep, Lockers Park, Berkhamsted, Abbots Hill and Chesham Prep.
Directions From Strutt & Parkers St. Albans City office, turn right onto London Road (A1081) and then left onto Holywell Hill (A5183). At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto St. Stephens Hill (B4630) then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto King Harry Lane. After 0.8 mile at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Hemel Hempstead Road (A4147) and stay on this road for 3.6 miles. Bear left onto St. Albans Road (A414) and follow A414 for 1.7 miles. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto The Plough Roundabout then at the next two roundabouts take the 1st exit to stay on The Plough Roundabout. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Station Road (A4146) then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto London Road (A4251). Turn left onto Box Lane (B4505) and after 0.7 mile Longacre can be found ahead.Read all
- Storm porch
- Family room
- Open plan drawing/sitting/dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Laundry room
- 1.02 acres
- EPC rating E
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