A well-presented detached family home
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Bullet Points Entrance hall | Drawing room | Kitchen/dining room/sitting room | Utility room | Cloakroom | Study | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | Garage | Garden | EPC rating TBC
The property 76 Lancaster Road is a handsome property offering light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over three floors.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall with high-gloss tiled flooring continuing through to the kitchen/dining room/sitting room and briefly comprises a spacious drawing room with feature front aspect bay window, wooden flooring and a fireplace with inset wood-burning stove flanked on each side by built-in storage. There is a large rear aspect open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room with a useful neighbouring utility room with access to the side aspect.
The kitchen provides a range of modern wall and floor units with a large central island and breakfast bar, quartz worktops and modern integrated appliances. The dining area has space for a good sized table and the sitting area has a feature slate chimney breast with inset woodburning stove, large bi-fold doors to the rear terrace flooding the area with natural light and providing a f inside-and-out family and entertaining space.
On the first floor a large landing with useful storage leads to a generous rear aspect principal bedroom with a fitted dressing room and modern fully-tiled en suite shower room with twin sinks, an additional front aspect bedroom with feature bay window with window seating and en suite shower room, one further well-proportioned bedroom and a contemporary fully-tiled family bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower.
The propertys large remaining bedroom can be found on the second floor and benefits from a study, dressing room and modern en suite shower room, numerous skylights flooding the whole area with natural light.
Outside Set well back from the road, the property is approached over a low-maintenance block paved driveway providing private parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the integral garage, with the added benefit of a dog shower.
The enclosed garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn and and features a fully insulated garden office/summer house with power and network connections, fronted by a gravelled seating area
There is also a gazebo-covered paved terrace with built-in adobe pizza oven and a large raised paved terrace off the kitchen/dining room/sitting room, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds and mature shrubs and trees.
Mileages St. Albans City station 1.1 miles (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), M25 (Jct. 21A) 4.5 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 5.7 miles, London Heathrow Airport 27.5 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 Heathrow airport. 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, market place 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 property is served by a wide range of nearby state schooling including Bernards Heath Infant and Nursery and Junior Schools (the Junior School rated Outstanding by Ofsted), St. Albans Girls School (also rated Outstanding by Ofsted), Verulam School and Loreto College (also rated Outstanding by Ofsted). There is also good selection of independent schools including St. Albans High School for Girls, St. Albans, St. Columbas College and Aldwickbury.
Directions From Strutt & Parkers St. Albans City office, turn right onto London Road (A1081) and then right onto Chequer Street to stay on A1081. After 0.6 mile turn right onto Avenue Road (B651) and bear left onto Stonecross (B651). After 0.7 mile turn right onto Lancaster Road and the property can be found on the left-hand side.Read all
- Entrance hall
- Drawing room
- Kitchen/dining room/sitting room
- Utility room
- 4 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- EPC rating TBC
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