Luton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Description Beautiful Victorian end-terrace cottage with potential to create a large four-bedroom, two-bathroom family home subject to planning consent. Off-street parking and large west-facing garden also feature.

Tiled Covered Entrance Porch Quarry-tile step. Hardwood entrance door with stained leaded-light insets.

Entrance Hall Stairs to first-floor landing. Picture rail. Radiator. Stripped timber floorboards.

Living Room12'5" x 11'9" (3.78m x 3.58m). Comfortable main reception room with sash window to front with radiator below. Ornate cast-iron fireplace with tiled surround and tiled hearth. Picture rail. Stripped timber floorboards. Two television points.

Dining Room13'3" x 11'2" (4.04m x 3.4m). Timber floorboards to match the living room. Brick fireplace with feature wood-burning stove. Sash window to rear. Further stained sash window to rear. Picture rail. Telephone point. Radiator. Television point. Stained-glass door to:

Kitchen17'10" x 8' (5.44m x 2.44m). Glorious cottage-style kitchen, fitted with a range of matching wall and base units. Wooden work surfaces incorporating butler sink with mixer tap. Cupboard concealing space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and dryer. Radiator. Wall-mounted boiler. Built-in range oven with extractor above. Tiled floor. Sash window to side and further multi-paned window to side. Multi-paned patio doors to rear garden.


Landing Ornate balustrade. Multi-pane window to side providing natural light. Access to loft space. Recessed cupboard. Picture rail.

Bedroom One16'3" x 11'8" (4.95m x 3.56m). Multi-pane sash window to front with radiator below with distant views of open countryside. Cast-iron feature fireplace. Picture rail.

Bedroom Two11'2" x 10'5" (3.4m x 3.18m). Sash window to rear with radiator below. Picture rail. Cast-iron feature fireplace.

Bathroom9'5" x 8' (2.87m x 2.44m). A fine Victorian-style bathroom comprising free-standing cast-iron bath. Fully tiled shower cubicle. Low-level WC. Pedestal wash-hand basin. Extensively tiled to dado height. Electric shaver point. Stained sash window to rear.


Front Garden Sets the property back nicely from the road. The front garden incorporates a large gravel driveway providing off-street parking for several cars with an area of lawn and mature hedgerow screening.

Rear Garden Extending approximately 80ft, the rear garden boasts a fine south-westerly aspect. To the side of the house there is approximately 13ft on which in the past plans have been passed for a considerable ground floor extension. Brick coal shed. Crazy-paved patio providing outdoor dining space. Mature lawn bordered by flower and shrub beds. At the rear there is hard standing for large timber shed. A wonderful home to grow with the family.

Rating Authority St Albans District Council

Council Tax Band - E Annual Charge for 2008/09 - £1,772.03

The Property:

A well-presented three bedroom Victorian family home benefiting from off street parking and large garden.


This three bedroom Victorian family home is presented to an extremely high standard throughout and boasts bright, airy and spacious accommodation over three floors to include a magnificent Principal bedroom on the second floor with an ensuite shower room. There are also two additional double bedrooms, family bathroom with a separate shower cubicle, frontal aspect lounge featuring a striking open fireplace, separate dining room, stunning fully fitted kitchen and wonderful South/Westerly aspect rear garden which measure approximately 80ft in depth.

At the front is another area of lawn and gravelled driveway offering off road parking for a number of vehicles.

Council Tax Band : £2,466.60


A wonderful family home located close to popular Wood End and Roundwood schools and slightly over half a mile from a handful of useful local shops including a Tesco Express. The popular Nickey Line footpath is just under a mile away and provides ample dog walking and cycling opportunities; perfect for an active family. Harpenden town centre, with its bustling tree lined high street, has an excellent choice of eateries, coffee shops and boutiques, three supermarkets and a range of pubs.

Education is well catered for with three sought after top achieving state schools in the town with Roundwood Park School providing education from 4-18 years of age. Additionally, Sir John Lawes School and St Georges School are around half a mile away from the town centre.

01582 318613

Ashtons - Harpenden

10 High Street, Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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