Wordsworth Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
The Property:

A stunning six bedroom Edwardian villa, exuding charm and character situated on a fabulous corner plot in the highly prized 'Poets' area of the town.


A hugely impressive semi-detached home which has been beautifully refurbished and extended by the present owner to form a truly exceptional family home.

The essential character of the property has been carefully maintained and enhanced with high ceilings, original windows and ornate coving and cornicing. The impressive reception hall features a solid white oak herringbone floor and is dominated by the grand staircase rising to the first floor. The main reception rooms sits to the front which is flooded by light by the large bay window and offers a wonderful fireplace with marble surround. A more informal reception room sits to the rear of the house again with fireplace and French doors opening to the rear garden. The capacious kitchen dining room extends to nearly 30' in depth. The bespoke kitchen as fitted by 'Harvey Jones' in a classic Shaker style with hand crafted units and black granite tops.

On the first floor there are four double bedrooms. The main bedroom features an ensuite with quality sanitary ware and Hans Grohe fittings. The family bathroom which serves the remaining bedrooms is finished to the same high standard.

There are two further bedrooms on the second floor accessed via a wide rising staircase. These rooms have fantastic views over the town and surrounding roof tops and there is a further ensuite bathroom on this level.

Outside the garden areas have been intelligently landscaped. A horse shoe gravelled drive provides ample parking. There is a wide side garden which features areas of lawn, patio and extensive planting bounded by a mature laurel hedge which gives a high degree of privacy. The rear of the plot again offers extensive planting with patio and lawn.


Harpenden's 'Poets' area is an exclusive setting, fusing a charming assortment of characterful homes from all the epochs of Harpenden's development. This unique property is ideally placed in the heart of the town. The Victorian town centre is within a short stroll and offers a pleasant tree-lined High Street and an exceptional choice of boutique shops, restaurants and pubs. Thameslink rail service is direct into St Pancras International in around 30 minutes is also within a short walk of the house. Harpenden's reputation for quality schooling is one of the many draw-cards to the town, and the renowned St Georges School is ideally situated on the fringes of the Poet's area.

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