Savills | Harmer Green Lane, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 0AP | Property for sale
836.13 sq m
Guide price £3,950,000(€4,598,894)

Harmer Green LaneWelwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 0AP


    Key features

    • Significant country house with just under 9,000 sqft of living space
    • Superb indoor leisure facilities including swimming pool
    • Cinema
    • 1.45 acres in all
    • Prime location just 0.5 miles from mainline station
    • Wonderful private gardens
    • Triple garage with 264 sqft of ancillary accommodation over

    Substantial family residence in private setting.

    About this property

    • A substantial Country House with magnificent interior and with accommodation set over four floors, which extends to just under 9,000 sqft. In addition, the property benefits from a separate annexe which is set above the detached garage, and thus, offers ancillary space for either an au-pair, dependent relative or could be used as a home office. There are excellent leisure facilities set within the basement which includes a 16m x 7.5m swimming pool and jacuzzi, Gymnasium and cinema room.

      The property was commissioned by the current owners, approximately 12 years ago, for their own occupation. It is one of the finest houses in the Welwyn area and stands within wonderful mature gardens, in all about 1.45 acres. As one will see from the floor plan, the layout of the accommodation offers great flexibility and briefly comprises -

      Basement level: Stairs down from main hall to gym and exercise room, home cinema room. A glass partitions separates the heated swimming pool and jacuzzi, shower/ changing room, remote control pool cover, plant room with de-humidifier, boiler, and filtration unit.

      Ground Floor: Sweeping stone stairway up to front entrance doors leading to: Magnificent reception hall with marble tiled floor and grand staircase with 360' gallery over. Cloakroom, cloaks cupboard, study, drawing room with central fireplace, dining room, fully fitted kitchen with range of built in appliances and granite work surfaces, family room, utility room. The drawing room, dining room, kitchen and utility room has direct access onto the rear terrace and garden.

      First Floor: All rooms on this floor are approached directly from a superb galleried landing with exterior balcony. Principal and guest bedroom suites with dressing room and en suite bath/ shower, three further bedrooms all with en suites and fitted wardrobes.

      Second Floor: Stairs from main landing to two further bedrooms, large family bathroom and sitting room.

      Outside:
      The house stands on a private and established plot of 1.45 acres. and is approached from Harmer Green Lane through a pair of substantial remote-controlled iron gates, supported on brick piers and apron. A circular brick paved driveway leads up to the main entrance and a three-car detached garage block with accommodation over, which is ideal for those needing ancillary space.

      There is access either side of house to a large south westerly facing rear garden, which is laid mainly to lawn and flanked by mature trees and shrubs. An extensive paved entertaining terrace runs the full width along back of the house with brick retained ornamental shrub borders and steps up to the lawn.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Fantastic house with great indoor leisure facilities and wonderful grounds.

    Nick IngleProperty agent

    Local information

    • Approx. Mileages: Welwyn North Station - 0.5 mile (London Kings Cross from 18 minutes), Old Welwyn - 2.6 miles, A1(M) J6 - 2.1 miles, Harpenden - 11.1 miles, St Albans - 13 miles, London Luton Airport - 14.5 miles.
    • There is an excellent rail link at Welwyn North Station, which is situated just half a mile away and runs trains direct to London's Kings Cross from 18 minutes. There are alternative stations at both Welwyn Garden City and Knebworth.
    • 2.6 miles away is the picturesque village of Old Welwyn, which is rich in history and located on the banks of the river Mimram. The streets are home to a selection of general and specialist shops, pubs and restaurants, doctors and dentists surgeries, which all give the village a busy, vibrant feel.
    • Welwyn Garden City is also just over two miles south and has a number of leisure facilities, a large shopping centre with a John Lewis department store and Waitrose supermarket.
    • Schooling is widely available in the area, including Sherrardswood School, Heath Mount School, Queenswood, Haileybury, St Albans School and St Albans High School.
    • The locality offers many private and public golf courses, including both the championship courses at Hanbury Manor and Brocket Hall. There is also a branch of the popular Odyssey Health Club at nearby Knebworth.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = C
    • Tenure = Freehold