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A spectacular and prestigious new detached home built in the style of an Arts and Crafts Manor House, forming part of an exclusive development of just three houses located in the heart of St Albans City Centre and close to excellent and renowned schooling.
Recently completed by renowned local developers Edwin Homes, Packwood represents an extremely rare opportunity for a buyer to acquire a distinctive property in such a convenient City Centre location. Constructed to reflect the Arts & Crafts style, Packwood has been beautifully designed to maximise light and space.
The ground floor offers a drawing room and study to the front, both with beautiful parquet flooring reflecting it's Arts & Crafts style, both rooms benefit from a dual aspect allowing for an abundance of natural light throughout. The media room, also benefitting from parquet flooring. has been fully wired and is installation ready for a media /cinema system to be installed
To the rear of the ground floor there is a magnificent open plan living space, which incorporates a sitting room, a beautiful orangery and kitchen. The entire hall and living space is floored with marble allowing for a continuous flow throughout and all sections of the living space offer access to the terrace and gardens to the rear.
The avant-garde kitchen introduces a step forward in kitchen design, with its stunning curved Ceaserstone worktop providing a dramatic workspace and seating area with a superb side prep kitchen leading to the utility room and laundry with exterior door providing access to the side of the property.
A magnificent bespoke staircase sweeps gently to the first floor landing, with vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers in many rooms. The master bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom and dressing room with a further five generously sized bedrooms, four of which have en-suite bathrooms and each with their own style.
Packwood has been designed with technology in mind and benefits from audio visual wiring pre-installed to each room. Underfloor heating is installed in every room, whilst there is an intelligent lighting system which allows for pre-programmed lighting moods to be set. Many functions of the house can also be controlled and accessed remotely including the lighting, security cameras (if installed), electronic gates and the heating system via its Control 4 home automation system. The property is setup and ready for a satellite connection.
Packwood is ideally located in St Albans, a thriving city and a highly sought after place in which to live. It has everything needed for a convenient, modern lifestyle, excellent shopping, places to eat out, superb communications by road, rail and air and excellent schools, in both the state and independent sectors.
Packwood is located at the end of a private driveway, yet is within convenient walking distance of everything St Albans has to offer; typical of Edwin Homes commitment to developing the finest new homes in exceptional locations.
Set back from the road by some 130ft and screened by mature trees, Packwood is approached via remote controlled wrought iron gates over a gravel driveway offering parking for numerous cars. To the front of the house there is a detached barn style double garage, fitted with power and light. The delightful rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and is studded with a selection of mature trees and planting The large sun terrace is laid with Atlantic stone and is punctuated by Snowdonia slate shingle providing texture and interest to the space. The terrace is surrounded by well stocked raised beds, whilst a bespoke outdoor lighting system has been installed throughout the garden, providing a real atmosphere after dark. Overall, the gardens extend to approximately 1/3 of an acre.
Tenure: Packwood is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.
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Local Authority: St Albans District Council
Four reception rooms
Bespoke Main Kitchen
Prep Kitchen and laundry
Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
Five further bedrooms
Four en-suite bathrooms
in all about 0.33 acres
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