The Main House
Located outside the Green Belt and with no tree preservation restriction, this fine Country House has been subjected to considerable restoration by the present owners, it has fine high ceilings and substantial reception rooms, ornate cornicing and paneling, solid oak floors and open fireplaces. It is a wonderful house for entertaining, both inside and out.
The kitchen is a large welcoming space for the family to congregate, it was completely re-fitted several years ago to include a range of integrated appliances, granite worksurfaces, walk-in larder and a polished Chinese slate floor. There is an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed structural beams and feature lighting and an attractive glass and oak framed addition opens out onto a large patio to the rear. From the kitchen is a door to an inner hall off which is a fully fitted utility room, study and walk in storeroom. A door leads to an integral double garage.
From an elegant reception hall, the main staircase leads to the upper floors. The master bedroom suite occupies a substantial portion of the first floor, it has a large bedroom and dressing room and two en-suites; the dressing room can also be used as a separate double bedroom with en suite.
A further three bedrooms, a shower room and a bathroom are located on the second floor. There is a split level first floor with two large study/bedrooms and a further room that can be used as a study or bedroom. The current owners utilized part of this accommodation as staff quarters as there is direct access via a secondary staircase to the main kitchen.
The Leisure suite can be accessed from the main house or the entrance drive. It has its own central heating system and comprises of 3 large rooms:
Gymnasium- with limestone tiled floor, and partially vaulted ceiling, door to a changing room, hydrotherapy steam room, and separate WC, door to patio and garden.
A changing room/sitting room with dark slate flooring has access to the rear patio and barbeque/ garden party area.
A large sitting/games room has a wonderful beamed and vaulted ceiling, fitted wood burning stove, Oak floor and 3 pairs of glazed doors to leading to a decked area and hot tub.
Coopers Close has a secluded rear garden which faces south, principally lawn, separated by Yew topiary, numerous flower and shrub beds, stocked borders and natural screening provided by mature trees and ornamentals. The boundaries are defined by secure fencing, hidden among the trees and hedgerows. Backing on to the house is a Mediterranean style York stone terrace with brick planters filled with palm, hibiscus, bamboo, acacia and magnolia. There are sheltered areas for seating and entertaining.
A York stone path provides access to a veranda outside the drawing room and continues to a small rockery and pond to one side of the property. Gate to the front garden. A sweeping gravel driveway, is approached through remote control iron gates, flanked by granite sets which continue to further parking alongside the garage and leisure complex. The front boundary is formed by a low brick wall beyond which is a view of The Green. Mature horse chestnuts and fir trees give seclusion and shelter and there is a personal gate within the wall with access for tradesmen. In all the gardens extend to 1 acre.
Harmer Green is a much sought-after hamlet, lying approximately 2 miles to the East of Welwyn village and 2 miles to the north of Welwyn Garden City. The area is ideal for those wishing to commute as Welwyn North Station, which lies within a few minutes' walk of the property, offers a fast and frequent service into Kings Cross, taking from 18 minutes. Junction 6 of the A1(M) is within 1.5 miles. Easy access to Heathmount, Sherrardswood, Haileybury, Queenswood School, St Albans School and St Albans High School.
All mains services are connected to the property.
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