4 of the best
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Homes near good schools
St Albans £1.9m
In a secluded third of an acre plot of Sandpit Lane on the edge of St Albans, this thoughtfully-designed five-bedroom detached family home offers impressive living accommodation over two floors. On entering the property there is a bright entrace hall which leads to all the ground floor rooms including kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, dual aspect dining room, a generous family room and sitting room. The first floor offers five bright and spacious double bedrooms, two with ensuite bathrooms. Outside, the home is approached via a gravelled carriage driveway, and there is parking for several cars. the 180-foot rear garden has manicured lawns, and is well screened by mature trees. A stepping stone path winds its way through to a secluded area, currently a children’s play area, barbeque and seating area and vegetable garden. The home is ideally sited for St Albans’ well-regarded independent and public schools.
Agent: Ashtons, 01727 819666
Bishop’s Stortford, in excess of £899,000
A beautiful and contemporary family home in walking distance of the mainline rail station at and town centre providing shopping, sports facilities and schooling of all ages in both private and state sectors including the notable Bishop’s Stortford College, Herts and Essex High School and Hockerill Anglo-European College.
The house was built nearly five years ago to a very high standard. The accommodation is over three floors incorporating a large reception hallway, ground floor cloakroom, home office, fitted kitchen/dining room, utility room and sitting room overlooking the rear garden. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms (two with ensuite) and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is a double bedroom with ensuite shower room.
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The property is set back from the main road with a gated entrance and the driveway providing off street parking. The rear garden has a large sun terrace and well stocked borders.
Agent: Savills, 01279 756805
St Albans £1.1m
An attractive detached family home in St Albans, near three of its good schools. The property has been well maintained and offers flexible accommodation over two floors. The home comprises a sitting room and raised dining area with doors on to the rear garden and patio area, a family room, fitted kitchen with utility area and ground floor cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms with master ensuite and a separate family bathroom. Outside, there is off street parking to the front and a detached garage. The property is available with no upper chain.
Agent: Hamptons, 01727 890770
This stylish, refurbished family home is less than half a mile to Harpenden and its excellent schools.
The home has an entrance hall, sitting room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, a utility room and cloakroom. Upstairs is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, a guest bedroom with ensuite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is a garage as well as off-street parking, and well-stocked garden.
Agent: Savills, 01582 465000