Holywell Hill

St. Albans, United Kingdom

Single Family

7 beds

  • Property Details

    An outstanding Family home, sitting in approximately one acre, in the heart of the City Centre.Entrance hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Study, Family room, Kitchen / Breakfast room, Gym, Wine Store, Utility room, master bedroom suite with balcony, five further bedrooms all en-suite, games room/bedroom 7 (44’x 22’), further bathroom and store, beautiful gardens, Detached triple garage block with office at first floor level, Outbuildings.Orchard House was originally built in the early 19th century and was significantly extended in the 1990’s. The house now combines light and spacious reception rooms on the ground floor with comfortable and flexible bedroom and bathroom accommodation at first and second floor level. The ground floor benefits from a stunning entrance hall leading to the principle reception rooms. Of particular note, is the beautifully proportioned drawing room with access on to the period, verandah and open plan kitchen/family room with access on to the stone terrace and rear garden.The wonderful galleried landing at first floor gives access to the six double bedrooms, all of which offer en-suite bathrooms. The principal bedroom suite has a balcony and commanding views over the gardens, Abbey Orchard and Cathedral. At second floor level, there is an additional and substantial reception room, currently used as a games room and measures 44’x 22’. There is also an additional bathroom and store room on this level. In addition, there are spacious cellars which houses a gym, utility room and wine store.Sitting behind electric wrought iron gates the property is approached across a pretty block paved driveway providing parking for several cars. The driveway is populated by mature shrubs and hedging including a pretty island bed. To the southeast there is a detached triple bay garage with office at first floor level (there is potential to convert the existing office to secondary accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents). Also to the southeast there is a garden store and workshop. Orchard House sits in approximately one acre and is privileged with its own private access to the Abbey Orchard, Cathedral and Verulamium Park beyond. The gardens and grounds provide a charming and tranquil setting and are mainly laid to lawn punctuated by mature trees, hedging and shrubs. To the west a stone terrace adjoins the rear of the house and to the southwest there is a delightful walled vegetable garden.
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    This single family listing located at Holywell Hill, St. Albans has seven bedrooms. The property is currently priced for $4,465,027.

    This property is listed by Mark Rimell of Strutt & Parker headquartered in England.