Oakwood House is set well back from the lane behind an impressive carriage driveway with detached double garage to one side. It has a recessed main entrance with wide double doors leading into an imposing galleried reception hall with plate glass balustrade and exposed feature brickwork to stairwell. There is a cloakroom with WC and wash basin off the hallway and doors lead into two large reception rooms and the kitchen. The living room is double aspect and has a centrally brick fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, there is access on to a large sun terrace along the back of the house through sliding glazed doors. The dining room (originally 2 rooms) is very spacious and also has sliding double doors onto terrace. A door leads into a stunning kitchen/breakfast room (also approached from the main hall) which was completely refitted 4 years ago and includes a bespoke range of solid Maple storage units with granite worksurfaces, Falcon range cooker and induction hob, dishwasher, and fridge/freezer. There is a separate utility room housing gas fired boiler.
On the first floor is a long galleried landing leading to all bedrooms, the master bedroom has an excellent range of fitted wardrobes and integrated bedside unit with drawers, display shelves and feature lighting, two windows overlooking the rear gardens, door to en suite shower room with rainfall shower, twin sinks, mirror over, WC and fully tiled walls and floor. There are 4 further bedrooms (two of which have fitted wardrobes) and a second bathroom with a white/chrome suite of bath, WC, and wash basin.
The property is approached from Oaklands Rise via a brick paved carriage driveway providing excellent parking, flanked by neat flower and shrub borders and a detached double garage with remote control door. Gated access either side of house to a beautiful rear garden, comprising a large entertaining terrace running the full width of the property, steps down to a neat lawn, screened by mature Laurel and Conifer, a brick path to one side leads down to a gravelled seating area with box hedges and pergola, climbing plants, numerous ornamental shrubs and trees and access to a greenhouse, timber garden store and compost area. A productive vegetable garden sits alongside the garage and the whole garden is dog proofed.
Oaklands is a highly regarded residential area, situated approx. 1 mile from Welwyn. There is a parade of shops, a JMI school and a good choice of independent and secondary schools with Coach pick-up point ready. Also, there is a popular pub/restaurant within walking distance of the property. More extensive facilities are to be found in Welwyn and Welwyn Garden City, 3 miles to the south. Major transportation links are close by at both the A1(M) junction 6 and Welwyn North mainline train station (London Kings Cross 29 minutes) and more extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found a short drive away in Welwyn Garden City. Please note these draft particulars are awaiting our client's approval and may be subject to amendment.