"Hornbeams" is located in the exclusive Harmer Green area of Welwyn alongside other substantial properties; it has over 4,000 square feet of accommodation and is not Listed, thus allowing a new owner the opportunity to put their own "mark" on the interior, which is both light and spacious, courtesy of its south and west facing aspect. Throughout the house there are high ceilings and large mullioned windows which overlook wonderful gardens with plenty of space for a swimming pool and tennis court (subject to the usual permissions)
The property is approached via remote control double gates leading to a large, gravelled drive. An attractive Portico fronts the main entrance, leading to a hall with cloakroom off and three principal reception rooms. The kitchen has a range of solid oak units with granite tops and appliances including, gas cooking range, dishwasher, larder fridge and additional American style fridge/freezer in a small lobby, next to the kitchen is a superb oak framed extension creating a further reception room with vaulted ceiling, solid oak flooring and double doors on to garden.
On the first floor is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, a guest bedroom with en suite shower room and 2 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Stairs from landing up to a second floor with bedroom 5 and another room which could also be used a study or bedroom 6.
Hornbeams has an extensive driveway with parking for several vehicles and a detached timber built double garage. Backing on to the house is a raise brick terrace with steps down to a large, sweeping lawn (originally a grass tennis court in Edwardian times) and deep herbaceous borders, a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs and feature spotlighting. Beyond the main lawn is a peaceful shaded area of garden with carp pond and an ornamental pond with fountain, set amongst a variety of ornamental trees. Beyond this is another large lawn, small orchard, and a wonderful open outlook across open countryside.
Harmer Green is a much sought-after hamlet lying approximately 1 mile 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 19 minutes. Junction 6 of the A1(M) is within 2 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.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Welwyn Garden City
TEL: 01707 357000