This five double bedroom detached family home is situated in the prestigious Devereux Drive which is part of the sort after Cassiobury Estate and has a plot of around one quarter acre. This impressive home offers flexible accommodation and has been recently extended to provide annexed accommodation which could be re-incorporated back into the main house if not required. The accommodation is well proportioned with a large open plan kitchen, dining and family room, utility room, study, lounge, cloakroom, four double bedrooms with ensuite to master bedroom and family bathroom. The annexe comprises a large double bedroom, generous sized wet room and open plan kitchen/ lounge. There is conditional planning permission for a loft extension (Ref: 19/00125/FULH) if more accommodation is required. There is parking for several cars and a mature landscaped rear garden. Within walking distance to local shops, schools, and amenities this is an opportunity to purchase a thoughtfully designed and enhanced home built in 1958 at Devereux Drive.
The decorative arched hardwood door gives access to the entrance lobby with a glazed door to reception hall.
The tiled reception hall has underfloor heating, coats cupboard, understairs cupboard, doors to kitchen/family room/dining room, doors to separate annex, lounge, study, utility room and cloakroom which is fitted with w.c, wash basin, heated towel rail and automatic lighting.
The 34ft kitchen/dining and open plan family room is an impressive room which has been fitted with a comprehensive range of white gloss units complemented with a grey bespoke worktop which gives a natural stone look. Integrated appliances include Neff combi oven, Neff single oven, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. There is an inset stainless steel sink with Pronteau instant hot water tap.
The island has been fitted with a wine cooler, warming drawer and pop-up electrical sockets and further storage cupboards and drawers.
There is also a separate bar area which has an island with beer fridge and granite worktop.
The dining area is large enough for an eight-seater dining suite and the family room is open plan from the kitchen area with space for comfy sofas.
There are two sets of bi-fold doors which open up on to a large patio and provide lovely views of the landscaped garden. Four Velux windows flood this family living space with natural light and a tiled floor with underfloor heating complete this thoughtfully designed room.
The lounge has a laminate floor and a sliding door to the kitchen allows this to be opened whilst entertaining.
The study has been fitted with a range of study furniture which includes cupboards, shelving and drawers. There is a window overlooking the front and laminate flooring.
The generous sized utility room has a range of white units with granite worktop and there is space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and space and plumbing for fridge/freezer. This room can also be accessed from the annexe.
The annexe has recently been created and offers separated accommodation if required. It has been thoughtfully designed for those needing wheelchair access.
Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, walk in wardrobe with hanging rails and built-in drawers. This room has air conditioning, window to front, and door to wet room.
The large fully tiled wet room has underfloor heating, heated towel rail, w.c, wash basin inset into vanity unit providing good storage space, shower, extractor fan and access to loft space and water tank.
The annexe kitchen has Karndean flooring and has been fitted with a comprehensive range of white units providing good amount of storage and is complemented with a wood effect worktop. Integrated appliances include Bosch microwave, Bosch oven and induction hob with glass splash back, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The kitchen is open to the lounge area with vaulted ceiling and has views of the rear garden. There is a door giving access to the utility room.
The annexe lounge has air conditioning, Velux window and bi-fold doors which open onto a large patio and a level path which meanders through the garden.
The first floor landing has a shelved airing cupboard, two windows overlooking the front and loft access via a pull-down ladder. There is conditional planning permission for the erection of a new roof including an increase in eaves and ridge height and installation or rear dormers.
Bedroom one is a large double with a comprehensive range of bespoke fitted wardrobes and dressing table, there is a window overlooking the garden and ensuite comprising fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle, w/c wash basin inset into vanity unit, heated towel rail, obscure glazed window, and extractor.
Bedroom two is large double room with comprehensive range of bespoke fitted wardrobes and dressing table, there is a window overlooking the front and rear garden.
Bedroom three is a double room with window overlooking the garden.
Bedroom four is a double bedroom fitted with a range of built-in wardrobes and a window overlooking the garden.
The family bathroom has been recently re-fitted with a modern suite, and offers bath with hand shower, shower cubicle, w.c, heated towel rail, wash basin with storage below, extractor fan and two obscure glazed windows.
The rear garden is around 100ft in depth and has been beautifully maintained and landscaped. This fully enclosed, mature garden offers a good degree of privacy and is stocked with a variety of plants and trees. There are three patio areas, the largest patio spans the width of the plot and offers separate sitting and dining areas, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining. There is outside lighting, power point and water tap. A level path takes you to the rear part of the garden past several flower boarders to a garden shed hidden from view. To the side of the property is a recently constructed covered bike store and gated access to the front.
To the front of the property there is a large in/out block paviour driveway providing ample parking for several cars. There is an electric car charging point, covered entrance porch with decorative brick arched doorway entrance and two well stocked flower beds. There is storage accessed via an up and over garage door which has light and power and houses a water softener, Vaillant boiler and electrical fuse board.
Council Tax Banding: G
EPC Rating: C
The Cassiobury Estate is a prestigious residential area of Watford. It is bounded to the south by Cassiobury Park which has 250 acres of park land with cafés, paddling pool, bandstand, miniature railway, and nature trail walks including Whippendell Woods and the River Gade.
Nearby, The Grove, the former estate and residence of the Earls of Clarendon is now a luxury five-star hotel and country retreat with award winning spa, championship golf course and fine dining restaurant.
There is also a Cassiobury local shopping and amenities parade which includes McColl’s general store with post office, restaurants, dry cleaners, hairdressers, dental practice, pharmacy, fruit and veg shop and The Essex Arms Free House.
The Watford railway station (Metropolitan Line) is within walking distance offering an average journey time of 42 minutes to Baker Street. Watford Junction Station offers a service into Euston with varying journey times depending on time of departure.
For those wishing to travel by car Junction 19 of M25 and Junction 6a of M1 is a short drive away.
Watford town centre has a shopping centre as well as traditional high street offering a great selection of shops, cafes, restaurants, street market and public houses. For entertainment you are spoilt for choice with The Pump House Theatre and Arts House, The Palace Theatre, several cinemas and many different types of sports clubs.
Nearby OFSTED rated “Outstanding” schools include Cassiobury Junior School, Cassiobury Infant and Nursery School, Nascot Wood Nursey and Infant School and Nascot Wood Junior school.
Watford Grammar school for boys and Watford Grammar School for Girls are a short drive away.