A desirable detached family home with annexe

Bullet Points Entrance lobby | Drawing room | Sitting room Dining room | Study | Kitchen | Utility room Cloakroom | Inner hall | Rear porch/boot room 3 Bedrooms | 2 Family bathrooms | Garage Garden | EPC rating D

The property Believed to date from the 1930s, 2 Gurney Court Road has been sensitively extended to offer almost 1,600 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors with retained period features including high ceilings and feature fireplaces.

The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises a generous drawing room with feature tiled open fireplace flanked by built-in storage and double doors to a spacious dining room. There is also a well-proportioned sitting room with ceiling beams and feature tiled open fireplace opening into a rear aspect kitchen with a range of modern wall and floor units and a door to the rear porch/boot room and garden beyond. The whole flows to create an ideal family and entertaining space.

The ground floor accommodation is completed by an inner hall leading to a well-proportioned study with built-in storage and a neighbouring family bathroom, ideal for use as an additional or annexe bedroom if required, together with a large 19 ft. utility room with a fitted kitchen area, contemporary wall-mounted fire, patio doors to the garden and access to the rear porch/boot room, ideal for use as a self-contained annexe kitchen/sitting room.

On the first floor the property offers a generous dual aspect principal bedroom with built-in storage, two further well-proportioned bedrooms, both with built-in storage, and a modern fully-tiled family bathroom.

This property has 0.07 acres of land.

Outside

Outside The property is approached over a driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the detached garage, bordered by a front garden with areas of level lawn screened by low-level hedging and mature shrubs and trees.

A pedestrian gate leads to the enclosed garden to the rear, laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds and mature shrubs and trees and featuring a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.

Situation

Mileages St. Albans City station 0.9 mile (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), M25 (Jct. 21A) 4.4 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 5.6 miles, London Luton Airport 11.3 miles, London Heathrow Airport 27.4 miles

Location The property is set in a popular and convenient location within very easy reach of the mainline station with its fast through services via St. Pancras International to the City (19 mins), Gatwick and beyond. Road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted. The city centre with its wealth of amenities including shopping, leisure activities and excellent state and public schools is close at hand, as are the green spaces at Clarence Park, The Wick, Bernards Heath and Verulamium Park.

With its attractive streets, marketplace and precincts, St. Albans' historic city centre provides an appealing backdrop to a great range of speciality boutiques, independent retailers and major stores and to numerous bars, cafés, public houses and restaurants. St. Albans has a thriving cultural life, with regular concerts and theatre productions held in a variety of local venues, as well as a large number of sporting venues, including eponymous football, rugby and cricket teams and facilities for the keen amateur, including a community gym, a bowls and tennis club and a golf course.

The area has a wide range of state schooling including Bernards Heath Infant and Nursery School, Bernards Heath Junior School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), Verulam School and Loreto College (also rated Outstanding by Ofsted), as well as a good selection of independent schools including St. Albans High School for Girls, St. Albans, St. Columba’s College and Aldwickbury.

Directions

Directions From Strutt & Parker’s St. Albans City office, turn right onto London Road (A1081) and then right onto Chequer Street to stay on A1081. Continue straight for 0.6 mile, then turn right onto Avenue Road (B651). Bear left onto Stonecross (B651) then turn right onto Sandpit Lane. Turn left onto Gurney Court Road and after 0.1 mile the property can be found on the right-hand side.

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Other features

  • • Entrance lobby
  • • Drawing room
  • • Sitting room
  • • Dining room
  • • Study
  • • Kitchen
  • • Utility room
  • • Cloakroom
  • • Inner hall
  • • Rear porch/boot room
  • • 3 Bedrooms
  • • 2 Family bathrooms
  • • Garage
  • • Garden
  • • EPC rating D

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Ref: STA200344

Gurney Court Road St. Albans Hertfordshire AL1

Guide Price
£995,000

Ref: STA200344

Gurney Court Road St. Albans Hertfordshire AL1

Guide Price
£995,000