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£5.0 per year

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945 years left

Nearest Stations

  • Letchworth Rail Station - 1.1 miles
  • Baldock Rail Station - 2.2 miles
  • Hitchin Rail Station - 2.2 miles
  • Stevenage Rail Station - 4.5 miles
  • Arlesey Rail Station - 4.7 miles
Dating from 1970, this modern detached house has been extended, updated and improved to form a fine family home. The open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and family room provide an outstanding centre of operations for modern family life and are complemented by a good sitting room, study and utility room. The tri-fold doors from the kitchen to the rear garden are an attractive feature.

The master suite comprises bedroom, bathroom and dressing room and the other three bedrooms are served by a well appointed family shower room with huge walk-in shower.

Constructed of insulated cavity brickwork under a tiled roof (the garage and study are under a flat roof), the house benefits from uPVC double-glazed windows and gas fired central heating with additional electric underfloor heating to the kitchen, utility and study.

The house stands at the head of a residential close in a plot measuring approximately 81' by 43' (24.8m x 13.2m) overall. The house is screened by a hedge with a brick paved forecourt which provides good off-street parking and leads to the attached garage.

The rear garden is some 34' (10.5m) in depth and laid to lawn with paved patios, herbaceous borders, ornamental shrubs and mature silver birch tree. Gate to open green to the rear, which provides a pleasantly open aspect.

Rookes Close enjoys a pleasant location in the popular Lordship area on the favoured south side of the town. No 15 is less than a mile and a half from the main shopping centre and within a mile and three-quarters of the mainline railway station. Letchworth Garden City is on the Cambridge to London mainline with services running regularly throughout the day. The fastest service to London King's Cross takes just 29 minutes with Cambridge 28 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is just 1.4 miles away by car.

Designed in the early 20th Century to combine the benefits of town and country, Letchworth Garden City was the world's first example of this concept and succeeds to this day in achieving its aim. The town provides excellent schools, shops, leisure facilities and open green spaces. The highly regarded Lordship Farm JMI School is less than half a mile away.

LEASEHOLD: 999 year term with 945 years remaining. Ground Rent: £5 pa.

MAINS water, sewerage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
BROADBAND: A choice of providers with claimed download speeds of up to 1000 Mbps.
MOBILE SIGNAL: Most providers claim up to 4G coverage, O2 claims to provide 5G.

To maintain the integrity of the Garden City concept and design, properties are subject to the additional planning requirements of the Heritage Foundation.

Tel: 01462 530350 Property Ref: 17992149

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