Overlooking The Wick, sits home of the week, The Long House

The Long House, Sandpitt Lane

The Long House, Sandpitt Lane - Credit: Archant

A brand new detached home with a range of unique features, offering versatile accommodation set in this sought after location.

The contemporary kitchen inside The Long House

The contemporary kitchen inside The Long House - Credit: Archant

Sandpit Lane, St. Albans

Guide price £1,350,000

Standing back from the main road in a quiet woodland setting, The Long House is an impressive new build property constructed using modern materials and finished to an exacting standard rarely seen.

Designed to optimize the feeling of light and space, this one-off bespoke design offers a versatile and unique home. Furthermore, this house has been built in a prime catchment area for a variety of the very highest performing secondary schools in St Albans.

Blank canvas: this newly built home is light and spacious

Blank canvas: this newly built home is light and spacious - Credit: Archant


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On entering the property the light and airy entrance hall offers a double height ceiling and wide staircase with oak capping detail and grey stone laid to the floor. There are large coat cupboards, under-stairs storage areas and a modern downstairs cloakroom which is sleek and spacious.

The ground floor also provides generous reception space with the sitting room opening onto the secluded rear garden. This impressive room complete with large skylights and contemporary sliding window-doors open onto a decking area and stunning views over The Wick. The second reception room would also make a wonderful cinema room.

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The kitchen/breakfast room, with painted shaker-style cupboards offer a central island unit, wood and stone work surfaces and high quality appliances, including an extra width gas hob, twin ovens and a feature steel fridge/freezer. Modern window-doors lead out onto a south-facing granite terrace making this an ideal space for family living.

To the first floor there are four stunning bedrooms, three of which have the addition of a mezzanine level. The master bedroom benefits from a luxury ensuite bathroom with twin wash basins and the family bathroom has a separate shower cubicle and large bath.

Moden living: a bathroom in the property

Moden living: a bathroom in the property - Credit: Archant

Situated on one of St Albans prime residential roads, the property is situated approximately one mile from the historic city centre and the mainline railway station.

This innovative, sleek and eye-catching house is a pleasure to behold and screams contemporary living.

Ashtons | 01707 331100 | ashtons.co.uk

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