A detached five bedroom Edwardian villa with annexe potential, close to the city centre and station
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Bullet Points Storm porch | Entrance hall | Sitting room | Dining room | Study | Kitchen/dining room | Utility room Cloakroom | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Garden Garage | Summer house | Outbuildings | Driveway
The property Tyralee is a handsome three storey period family home offering flexible accommodation, sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living with period features including high ceilings with fine cornicing, feature fireplaces and some original tiled flooring.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall with original tiled flooring and useful storage and briefly comprises a spacious sitting room with exposed wooden flooring, feature cast iron open fireplace and a door to the rear verandah flanked on each side by fullheight sash windows and a generous dining room with feature bow window, exposed wooden flooring and cast iron open fireplace. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious triple aspect kitchen/dining room and a separate fitted utility room with access to the side aspect. The kitchen/dining room provides a range of modern wall and floor units with granite worktops, integrated Neff appliances and a wine chiller, a rear aspect bay window with window seating, space for a table for more informal dining and a door to the rear verandah, the whole combining the create an ideal family and entertaining space.
On the first floor the property offers a spacious principal bedroom with built n storage and an en suite shower room, two further large bedrooms, one with a bow window and both with original cast iron fireplaces, and a large family bathroom with cast iron radiator.
The second floor would be suitable for use as a self-contained annexe. It features the propertys fourth bedroom, with the original cast iron fireplace, and second family bathroom with panelled walling, a freestanding bath and separate walk in shower.
There is also a sitting room, (currently used as bedroom five), with built-in storage and a large study, with Neville Johnson units. The study also includes a vaulted ceiling and full-height glazing incorporating a door to a private decked and railed balcony overlooking the garden. Both the sitting room and study would be suitable for use as additional bedrooms if required.
Outside The property is approached through twin stone pillars over a block-paved driveway providing private parking and giving access to a storm porch with original tiled flooring, a detached garage and 2 pedestrian gates to the rear aspect, the whole screened by a high brick wall.
The well-maintained enclosed rear garden is laid mainly to level lawn interspersed with block-paved paths and bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds. It features a central pond with water feature together with a timber summer house with large decked terrace plus a raised split-level paved terrace. There is also a covered veranda area with original tiled floor off the drawing room. These areas are ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
Mileages St. Albans City station 0.5 mile (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), M25 (Jct. 21A) 4.1 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 4.9 miles, London Heathrow Airport 27.1 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 A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted. The city centre with its wealth of amenities including quality shopping, restaurants, 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 specialty 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 with eponymous football, rugby and cricket teams and facilities for the keen amateur, including Westminster Lodge swimming pool, 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 Maple Primary School and Loreto College (both rated Outstanding by Ofsted), as well as a good selection of independent schools including St. Albans, St. Columbas College, St. Albans High School for Girls, Aldwickbury, Manor Lodge and St. Hildas.
Directions From Strutt & Parkers St. Albans City office, turn left onto London Road (A1081) and after 0.2 mile turn left onto Lattimore Road. Continue onto Upper Lattimore Road and stay on this road for 0.2 mile. Turn right onto Hatfield Road (A1057), then turn left onto Lemsford Road. After 0.3 mile Tyralee can be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- Storm porch
- Entrance hall
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/dining room
- Utility room
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Summer house
- EPC Rating E
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