Redcourt, Hillside Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

£2,550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
• Entrance porch

• Reception hall

• Sitting room

• Dining room

• Family room

• Study

• Art studio

• Kitchen/breakfast room

• Utility

• 7 Bedrooms

• 2 Bathrooms

• Shower room

• Cloakroom

• Cellar

• Workshop

• Gardens

• EPC rating E

Summary

Entrance porch | Reception hall | Sitting room

Dining room | Family room | Study | Art studio

Kitchen/breakfast room | Utility | Store | 7 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Shower room | Cloak room | Cellar | Workshop | Gardens | EPC rating E

The Property

Redcourt is a fine detached period property, dating from 1888 with charm and generously proportioned rooms. The house is locally listed and was once the home of renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author, Professor Stephen Hawking.

At the entrance to the property there is an attractive glazed porch, leading to an impressive reception hall. The front door is framed by a beautiful stained-glass copy of 'Flora', a Burne-Jones tapestry, which hangs in Exeter College, Oxford.

There is a well-proportioned sitting room, with a large bay window and a working fireplace. The formal dining room has large windows bringing in plenty of natural light. Additionally, there is a less formal family room as well.

The kitchen breakfast room, which opens onto the garden, is designed by Dwayne Edwards. It is well equipped with fitted units, granite worktops and a range cooker.

Further ground floor rooms include a study and an adjoining art studio overlooking the garden.

There are five double bedrooms to the first floor, including the master bedroom, with an en-suite bathroom leading back to the 'lantern' style landing. A cloak room completes the picture on this floor.

There are two further generous double bedrooms to the second floor, either side of a second large bathroom. There is a useful additional shower room on the ground floor.

General

Local Authority: St. Albans City & District

Council - Telephone: 01727 866100

Services: Electricity, gas, mains water, mains

drainage, cable internet and telephone

Council Tax: G - £2,900

Tenure: Freehold

Mileages

St. Albans city centre 0.4 miles, St. Albans City mainline station 0.7 miles (19 minutes to London St. Pancras), M25 (Jct 21A) 4.0 miles

Location

The property is set in a popular and convenient location within very easy reach of the mainline station with its fast through services via St Pancras International to the City (19 mins) Gatwick and beyond. Road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted. St. Albans City centre with its wealth of amenities

including shopping, leisure activities and excellent state and public schools is close at hand, as are the green spaces at Clarence Park, The Wick, Bernard's Heath and Verulamium Park.

Outside

To the front of the property there is a gravel drive providing parking for several vehicles, a second drive provides further parking and access to the bicycle store.

To the rear of the house is a large garden laid mainly to lawn with well-stocked planted beds and boundaries featuring established shrubs, hedgerows and several mature trees. A large stone paved terrace leads from the house to the lawn.

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Strutt & Parker - St Albans, Hertfordshire

34 St Peter's Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3NA

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