Large five bedroom detached family home * 10 minute walk to mainline train station - 15 minutes to town * Excellent schools within a short walk * Five minutes to M11 (junction 8) * Three reception rooms * Modern kitchen, utility and ground floor WC * Three bath/shower rooms - EPC - C Read more
Large five bedroom detached family home * 10 minute walk to mainline train station - 15 minutes to town * Excellent schools within a short walk * Five minutes to M11 (junction 8) * Three reception rooms * Modern kitchen, utility and ground floor WC * Three bath/shower rooms - EPC - C
Nightingales is a quiet cul-de-sac in an extremely convenient location within the town. There are excellent primary and secondary schools within a short walk and the three secondaries include the prestigious Hockerill Anglo European College and the excellent Herts & Essex and Birchwood High schools. The mainline train station is within a pleasant 10 minute walk as are various leisure facilities including a cinema and health club complex, a highly rated Golf Club and a bowls club. There is an excellent family pub/restaurant within a few minutes' walk and there is access to open countryside ideal for dog walking nearby.
Newly constructed in 2004, this large detached family home has been extended and improved by the current owners. Accommodation is arranged over three levels and on the ground floor there is an impressive 21ft sitting room with feature fireplace, a separate dining room, WC, utility and a spacious modern kitchen leading through to a bright dining area with views onto the garden. The kitchen has an integrated double oven, inset 4 ring gas hob with extractor over, high quality work tops and space for a large fridge/freezer. The utility room has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. On the first floor there is a large principal bedroom suite with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms (one with en-suite) and a family bathroom. On the second floor there are two double bedrooms served by a bathroom.
Tucked away with no passing traffic, this large family home is approached over a shared driveway which serves Eight properties in total. To the side there is an attached garage with driveway parking to the front - the current owners park four cars with space to create more. Gated side access leads through to a private rear garden which backs onto the desirable Warwick Road. The garden includes a fantastic large detached cabin which is complete with power, light, heat and a WC (macerator installation). This cabin is perfect for entertaining outdoors but it could also be used for a great home office or gymnasium.
The gas fired boiler was installed in June 2020, was last serviced in December and it is located in the kitchen.
The council tax band is G (£3091.63 - 2020/21)
The ground floor extension was completed in March 2016
The cabin was constructed in 2004. The current owners use electric or Calor Gas heaters.
There is a loft space which is accessed via a hatch on the second floor
The Energy Performance Rating is C
The block paved driveway (and communal gardens around it) over which the property is approached is maintained by a management company and there is a fee of approximately £220 every 6 months payable for this. There is a ground rent charge for these areas too of £20 per year.