Property Details

Property Details

House - Detached

Desborough Drive, Tewin Wood, Tewin Welwyn
Branch: . 6a High Street, Welwyn, Herts. AL6 9EG. 01438 718877


Guide price £1,200,000

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An attractive double fronted Georgian Style home, not previously extended, offering further scope for improvement and occupying a sunny half acre plot


    Hornbeams was built in 1972 and has been the home of the current owner from new, it has never been extended and offers great potential to increase the existing accommodation, subject to the usual permissions. The property is set well back from the road in lovely gardens with a light and open aspect, the majority of the trees are confined to the east and north facing areas of the garden and behind the house is a large lawn which obtains plenty of sun. The accommodation comprises a large entrance hall with staircase to first floor, a double aspect living room with marble open fireplace, study, cloakroom and good size dining room. The kitchen has a range of fitted units in light Oak, marble worktops and built in appliances including electric double oven, ceramic hob and dishwasher. Door leading to a large laundry room with plumbing for washing machine and a wall mounted gas fired boiler installed in 2014. From the laundry room is access to the double garage and garden.

    The first floor has an impressive galleried landing off which there are 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a large en suite bathroom which requires updating. A fully tiled family bathroom with double berth shower, WC and basin is located off the landing. All the windows in the house are replacement double glazed units and parquet floors are hidden beneath some of the floor coverings.


    The gardens are well kept and approached from Desborough Drive via a 5-barred gate, a central drive with lawn either side, leads up to the main entrance and detached double garage to one side, there is ample parking in front of the garage and the latter has a remote-control roller door, light and power and pitched roof with storage above. There is access either side of the house to the rear garden and backing on to the house is a paved sun terrace with brick retaining walls. Beyond the terrace is a large, level lawn with shrub borders and a pathway leads to 2 timber garden storage sheds and a mature area of protected woodland.


    Tewin Wood is a sought after residential area of mainly large family houses situated within a network of private roads which run through light woodland. There is a general store at nearby Tewin Village, with more extensive facilities in Welwyn Garden City which lies 4 miles to the South. For those wishing to commute, Welwyn North station which is 2 miles away, offers a fast and frequent service into King's Cross, taking up to 25 minutes. Junction 6 of the A1(M) is about 2 ½ miles away.


    All mains services connected

    Rating Authority

    East Herts District Council
    Tel 01279 655 261


    Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's agent, Bryan Bishop & Partners, telephone (01438) 718877.

    Agent's Note

    Bryan Bishop & Partners endeavour to make their sales particulars as accurate and reliable as possible, based on their own inspection of the property and information received about it; however, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point that is of particular interest or importance to you, please contact our office prior to arranging an appointment to view, when we will be pleased to confirm the position for you.





    6a High Street, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9EG
    Tel: 01438 718877
    Fax: 01438 716668