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5 bed detached house for sale

Shaftesbury Drive, Fairfield, Hitchin SG5

£1,250,000

(£371/sq. ft)

Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Floor area 3,369 sq. ft

Features

  • Chain free....substantial executive family home
  • 5 good sized bedrooms two with en-suite
  • 2 further loft/bedrooms
  • Kitchen/diner
  • 3 further reception rooms
  • Generous sized plot
  • Large established rear garden
  • Separate detached studio/annexe
  • Double garage with driveway parking for 6 vehicles
  • Easy road access routes to A1, london, cambridge, M1

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Description

No upward chain...

Substantial executive detached family home....

Splendidly spacious.....

Master with en-suite...

Bedroom 2 with en-suite...

Large private established garden......

Double garage & driveway parking for 6 vehicles....

Separate studio/annexe apartment....

First Step are delighted to offer this immaculate substantial Executive family home, featuring 5 double bedrooms plus 2 further loft/bedrooms on the much sought after Fairfield Park.

Separate Studio apartment with potential monthly income of approx £800 comprising: Kitchen, shower room & excellent living accommodation.

The spacious ground floor benefits from a dual aspect light sitting room with feature fire place, fitted with coal effect gas fire, an entertaining kitchen/diner with separate utility and living room with French doors leading to patio, a separate study and a downstairs cloakroom.

On the first floor are 5 double bedrooms, the master and bedroom 2 with en-suite, plus a family bathroom.

On the second floor are 2 further large loft rooms/bedrooms complete with ample storage.

The beautiful mature rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with an entertaining seated patio area with established shrub borders plus established trees comprising: Apple, pear, cherry & a palm tree. Side gated access leads to driveway plus a personal door from the garden leading to studio/annexe.

Double garage & driveway parking for 6 vehicles.

Ground floor

entrance hallway: Wooden half glazed privacy front door. Double glazed sash windows to front & side aspect, fitted with venetian blinds. Full height door to large under stair storage cupboard. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, alarm pad, 2 radiators, smoke alarm. Carpeted staircase leading to first floor & doors leading to:

Sitting room: 16' 8" x 11' 5" (5.08m x 3.48m) Double glazed sash bay window to front aspect & double glazed sash window to side aspect, fitted with Roman blind. Brick chimney breast inset with coal effect gas fire. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, 2 radiators, TV aerial.

Living room, : 16' 9" x 12' 4" (5.11m x 3.76m) Wooden French doors leading to rear garden & double glazed sash bay window to side aspect, fitted with roller blinds. Brick chimney breast inset with coal effect gas fire. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, 2 radiators, TV aerial.

Study: 9' 10" x 8' 9" (3m x 2.67m) Double glazed sash window to rear aspect, fitted with venetian blind. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator, BT point.

Kitchen/diner: 22' 4" x 16' 10" (6.81m x 5.13m) Two sets of double glazed French doors leading to rear garden. Wooden double glazed sash window to side aspect, fitted with venetian blind. Fitted with a range of light oak wall and base units comprising of: 3 large saucepan drawer pack, further drawer pack, roller door larder cupboard. Stainless steel sink inset in grey wooden worksurface with base unit double door glass display unit. Aeg eyeline oven plus integrated microwave oven. Aeg 4 ring induction hob & aeg extractor. Neff integrated dishwasher & fridge freezer. Vinyl flooring, 2 radiators, inset ceiling spot lights. Door leading to:

Utility room: Double glazed half privacy glazed door to side aspect. Fitted with matching light oak units with grey wooden work surface. Stainless steel single sink & drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to cupboard, housing Imax boiler. Continuation of vinyl flooring, ceiling light, consumer unit, radiator.

Cloakroom: White suite comprising: WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, fully tiled. Ceramic tiled flooring, ceiling light, extractor, radiator.

First floor

landing 1: Galleried landing. Double glazed sash window to front aspect, fitted with venetian blind, plus two double glazed sash window to side aspects, fitted with venetian blinds. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, thermostat, radiator, smoke alarm. Low level door to under stairs storage cupboard. Full height door to airing cupboard housing water tank. Loft access. Doors leading to: Master bedroom, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, bedroom 5 & family bathroom.

Master bedroom: 16' 8" x 12' 4" (5.08m x 3.76m) Double glazed sash bay window to front aspect & double glazed sash window to side aspect, fitted with venetian blinds. Built-in 6 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail. Carpet, ceiling light, 2 radiators, TV aerial, BT point. Door leading to:

Master en-suite: Double glazed privacy window to side aspect, fitted with venetian blind. White suite comprising: WC with concealed cistern inset in white gloss 2 door vanity unit, with wall mounted inset wash hand basin. Fully tiled double shower cubicle with wall mounted shower & glass door. Ceramic tiled flooring, inset spot ceiling lights, radiator, shaver point.

Bedroom 2: 16' 8" x 12' 0" (5.08m x 3.66m) Two double glazed sash windows to rear aspect. Built-in 4 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail, plus a further built-in 2 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail. Carpet, ceiling light, 2 radiators, BT point. Door leading to:

Bedroom 2 en-suite: Double glazed privacy sash window to side aspect, fitted with venetian blind. White suite comprising: WC with concealed cistern inset in white gloss 2 door vanity unit, with wall mounted inset wash hand basin. Fully tiled double shower cubicle with wall mounted shower & glass door. Ceramic tiled flooring, inset spot ceiling lights, radiator, shaver point.

Bedroom 3: 12' 7" x 10' 2" (3.84m x 3.1m) Double glazed sash window to rear aspect, plus double glazed sash window to side aspect. Built-in 2 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail. Carpet, ceiling light, 2 radiators.

Bedroom 4: 11' 7" x 9' 9" (3.53m x 2.97m) Double glazed sash window to side aspect. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator.

Bedroom 5: 9' 10" x 8' 9" (3m x 2.67m) Double glazed sash window to rear aspect. Built-in 2 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator.

Family bathroom: Double glazed privacy window to side aspect, fitted with venetian blind. White suite comprising: WC with concealed cistern inset in white gloss 2 door vanity unit, with wall mounted inset wash hand basin. Half tiled panelled bath wall with hand held shower. Fully tiled single shower cubicle with wall mounted shower & glass door. Ceramic tiled flooring, inset spot ceiling lights, radiator, shaver point.

Second floor

landing 2: Carpeted staircase, ceiling light, smoke alarm. Doors leading to loft room/bedroom 6 & loft room/bedroom 7.

Loft room/bedroom 6: 40' 9" x 10' 4" (12.42m x 3.15m) Dual aspect double glazed sash window to front aspect with double glazed sash window to rear aspect, fitted with Roman blind. Full height door to airing cupboard housing water tank. Low level eave storage cupboards. Carpet, ceiling light, 2 radiators.

Loft room/bedroom 7: 24' 9" x 10' 3" (7.54m x 3.12m) Two double glazed sash windows to rear aspect, plus double glazed sash window to side aspect. Built-in 2 door wardrobe, fitted with shelf & rail. Low level eave storage cupboards. Carpet, ceiling light, 2 radiators.

External

front garden: Paved pathway leading to front door with overhead glass canopy. External power point. Lawn areas with shrub borders & established Silver birch tree.

Rear garden: Private secluded garden with fenced perimeter. Patio area with paved walkway leading to lawn area with established shrub borders & planted with established trees comprising: Apple, pear, cherry & palm tree. Two large metal sheds, water butt, outside light, external power. Side gated access leading to garage, driveway & personal door leading to Studio apartment.

Detached studio apartment:

ground floor

entrance hallway: Wooden front door. Vinyl flooring, ceiling light, radiator, alarm panel. Carpeted staircase leading to first floor. Door leading to kitchen area.

Kitchen: Wooden window to rear aspect. Light oak wall & base units with complementary worksurface. Stainless steel single bowl sink, half tiled, ceiling light, continuation of vinyl flooring. Freestanding electric cooker, fridge & washing machine.

Living area: Wooden windows to rear & front aspect, fitted with roller blinds plus 4 Velux windows to side aspect, fitted with blackout blinds. Loft storage space. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, 2 radiators, separate telephone line. Door leading to:

En-suite: White suite comprising: Corner WC, corner pedestal sink. Fully tiled single shower cubicle with wall mounted shower & glass screen. Ceramic tiled flooring, inset spot ceiling lights, white heated towel rail, shaver point, mirrored wall cabinet.

Garage & driveway: Double garage with electronic doors. Power, light and wall mounted cupboards. Wall mounted boiler. Shingle driveway with parking for 6 vehicles, external tap.

EPC: Rating C
Council Tax: Band G
Service charge: £156 every 6 months
Freehold

local area: The property is situated within 100's of acres of stunning parkland, all internal pathways and green communal areas are kept to a very high manicured standard. Fairfield Park offers fantastic walks around both the Green and Blue lagoons, as well as the established parkland.

There are two lower schools, Fairfield Park lower school & newly built Fairfield lower school, Ruskin Drive along with nearby middle and upper schools of Etonbury Academy and the renowned Samuel Whitbread Academy.

Fairfield Park is centrally located to all major link roads A1, link roads to the M1 into London and Cambridge as well as Bedford and Milton Keynes. Fast train links into London Kings Cross & London St Pancras via Letchworth & Arlesey circa 38-44mins. London Stansted circa 40mins drive, London Luton Airport circa 20mins drive

On the park itself there is a Tesco's convenience store, Bannatyne's Gym and Spa, The Orchard Restaurant and Eden hair salon along with Fairfield Park Cricket & Bowls Club. There are many secure play parks for children along with speed restricted roads for family safety.

Agents note: The apparatus, equipment, fittings and services for this property have not been tested by First Step, all interested parties will need to satisfy themselves as to the condition of any such items or services. All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.

These details are to be used as a guide only and their accuracy is therefore not guaranteed

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Local Amenities

  • Arlesey 1.7 miles
  • Letchworth Garden City 1.8 miles
  • Fairfield Park Lower School 0.4 miles
  • Gothic Mede Academy 0.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Arlesey 1.7 miles
  • Letchworth Garden City 1.8 miles
  • Fairfield Park Lower School 0.4 miles
  • Gothic Mede Academy 0.8 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in SG5:

  • £548,324
  • Price decrease

  • -£51,721
  • (-8.620%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £564,671
  • Properties sold

    89

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
19th Oct 2018 £1,250,000 First listed
24th Jun 2005 £667,865 Last sold

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