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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful cottage that is situated in the heart of St Albans Conservation area. Positioned in this highly desirable residential street, this rarely available property is offered on a chain free basis and provides a blank canvass with a great opportunity to add your own stamp to it.
This home is located a short walk away from the beautiful Verulamium Park and St Albans City Centre, which benefits from an array of restaurants, bars and shops. St Albans City Station, which has direct links into London St Pancras, is also nearby. Hill Street is also ideally located for road links, including the M1, M25, A1.
As you approach this beautiful period property it has a great deal of kerb-appeal and the street benefits from permit parking. Once entering the house into the first reception room, this is a cosy space with fitted carpet, sash window to front aspect and a radiator. This room is open to the second reception room, which has previously been utilised as a dining room, with stairs rising up to the first floor landing.
Moving into the good-size kitchen, which is fitted with a range of wall and base units complemented by laminate worktops, this kitchen benefits from a built-in oven, 4-ring hob and stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. Window to rear aspect. There is also space for a freestanding fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.
A door leads through to the family bathroom fitted with a three piece white suite comprising a low level flush WC, wash hand basin and bath with mixer tap plus a handheld shower. To the right is also access to the rear garden.
Going upstairs there is a small square landing providing access to the two bedrooms. The generously-sized principal bedroom is positioned at the rear of the property overlooking the secluded rear garden. Benefitting fitted carpet, window to rear and access to an en-suite shower room fitted with a three piece white suite comprising a low level flush WC, wash hand basin and an enclosed shower cubicle with chrome wall-mounted shower. Heading into the second bedroom positioned to the front, this is another good-size double room with fitted carpet and window to front.
Externally, the delightfully secluded rear garden is a fine feature of this home; commencing with a paved patio area leading to an area laid to lawn with a range of mature plant and shrub borders complete with shed.
LOCATION - ST ALBANS The beautiful Cathedral City of St Albans is one of Hertfordshire's most prestigious and popular locations, especially for those looking for an easy commute into Greater London.
St Albans has a booming social atmosphere. The High Street has numerous independent and chain restaurants, bars and shops while The Maltings Shopping Centre has an array of clothing and cosmetic shops, as well as charming cafés. The Maltings doctors surgery and pharmacy is also located here. The Odyssey Cinema, which is located on London Road, is a popular spot for socialising. Well known for outstanding education, St Albans has a prominent array of independent and state schools which are highly sought after.
St Albans is situated conveniently for travel to nearby and popular towns and cities as you are east of Hemel Hempstead and west of Hatfield, about 20 miles north/north-west of central London, 8 miles south-west of Welwyn Garden City and 11 miles south/south-east of Luton. The A414, M1, M25 and A1 are all easily accessible. St Albans City Station also provides great access into London St Pancras (20 minutes approximate journey time).
This city is steeped in Roman history, being the first major town on the old Roman road of Watling Street for travellers heading north, the city became known as the Roman city of Verulamium. St Albans is home to many museums that demonstrate its history, including Verulamium Museum, which displays the everyday life of a Roman Britain, utilising finds from excavations, as well as St Albans Museum which highlights the history of Saint Alban and the city itself. St Albans Cathedral is also a prominent attraction which both demonstrates the history of St Albans and also provides a lovely spot to sit and enjoy a summers day.
St Albans is also home to numerous parks, including the 100 acres of stunning parkland that is Verulamium Park. Verulamium park is a popular attraction throughout the year, as social and festive events are held here. The Roman history of St Albans is once again displayed through this park, as it stands on the Roman City of Verulamium, providing the park with its name.