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- Desirable village location
- Excellent potential for modernization
- Five generous bedrooms
- Far reaching countryside views
- Driveway parking for a number of cars
- EPC Rating = E
A substantial five bedroom property in a sought after village.
This detached property is situated in a generous plot tucked away behind trees and hedges in the peaceful village of Great Offley. Believed to date back to the 1960s, the property has been extended several times but is in need of some modernisation, so would make a great project for a buyer looking to add their stamp. The extraordinary far-reaching views to the rear are a major highlight and can be enjoyed from all of the key living spaces, including the property’s five bedrooms.
In total the accommodation extends to approximately 3322 sq ft across two floors and there is plenty of flexibility for a buyer to utilise this substantial space in a way that works for them. The property is entered via a glass-fronted entrance hall complete with a handy WC. There are two spacious dual aspect receptions; the main reception with its striking inglenook fireplace and a separate formal dining room, both of which have sliding doors to the patio and large windows to maximise the views. The fully fitted country-style kitchen also has a sliding door to the patio, as well as a breakfast bar and range cooker. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility and study, both with direct access to a WC, as well as a smaller third reception room. On the first floor are five bedrooms all with glorious views over open fields and most with fitted storage. The main bedroom benefits from an en suite bathroom and the others share access to a family bathroom.
The property is accessed via a short track off the High Street and a large gravel drive enclosed by hedges, which has space for several vehicles. The secluded rear garden boasts stunning views across rolling countryside, with horses often making an appearance in the neighbouring field. A patio extending the full width of the property is an ideal spot for al fresco dining and had steps leading down to a neat lawn. The entire garden is surrounded by hedges and tall trees offering a good degree of privacy, as well as plenty of shady spots during the summer months.
Hitchin 3.7 miles • Hitchin Station 5 miles • Harpenden 11.7 miles • London Luton Airport 5.3 miles • Luton Parkway Station 6.5 miles (London St Pancras from 27 minutes) • A505 1.1 miles • M1 (J10) 10 miles • A1M (J8) 7.1 miles • M1(J10) 7.3 miles
Great Offley is a historic North Hertfordshire village situated approximately 3.5 miles south west of Hitchin surrounded by wonderful open countryside, yet conveniently located within easy access to the A505, which facilitates access to the M1, London and the North. Great Offley has 2 local pubs both serve excellent food and close by is Offley Hoo Farm where you will find a selection of small independantly owned businesses and shops offering a range of different products and services.
For a wider range of amenities, the property is less than 4 miles from the elegant market town of Hitchin which has a range of shops, regular street markets, and independent cafes, restaurants and boutiques. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and the Queen Mother Theatre. Hitchin’s boys’ and girls’ schools are both rated outstanding by Ofsted. Hitchin has a great community spirit, with a variety of community groups and sports clubs, including football, rugby, cycling, tennis, badminton, fencing and running. Hitchin railway station is on the Great Northern Line and journeys to London and Cambridge both take around 30 minutes. Thameslink trains have direct routes to stations including Kings Cross, St Pancras, Blackfriars and London Bridge and onto Gatwick and Brighton. For overseas travel the property is just over 7 miles from London Luton Airport.
Square Footage: 3,322 sq ft
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Savills - Harpenden, AL5 on +44 1582 955653 * (local rate)
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