About this property

TENURE: Freehold

  • Land
  • Country Houses

Fairfolds is a unique residence set in a desirable and secluded location less than 4 miles from St Albans town centre. The property provides a wonderful opportunity to acquire a sizeable family home with development potential.

Alternatively, planning permssion has been granted for the erection of two, five bedroom dwellings following the demolition of original buildings.

Currently the main property comprises of two dwellings linked together by the garage and stable block, above which there is self contained accommodation with a reception room, kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms. The main house which is over 3000 sq. ft. offers balanced accommodation arranged over two floors with some well proportioned rooms. The master bedroom suite is also of a good size with ensuite dressing room and bathroom. There is a detached barn, with additional storage and stables. The setting of this property is a most significant feature, as it is almost centrally located within the plot approaching 6 acres affording privacy and splendid views across its own land and green belt countryside beyond. The approach is via an electric wrought iron gates opening to a tree lined drive culminating in front of the house and outbuildings, providing parking for several vehicles.

Situation
Fairfolds occupies a hill top location on the edge of the popular village of Sandridge which provides for daily requirements to include a village shop, three public houses and a village church. The historical city of St Albans provides for a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. Locally there is an excellent selection of schooling; both state and private. For the commuter, there is a fast one stop train link to London St Pancras International (fast train 19 mins) with interconnecting Eurostar service direct to Brussels and Paris and Kings Cross. The M25 is available at junction 22 connecting to the national motorway network. The surrounding countryside provides for an abundance of leisure activities to include walking, riding, numerous golf courses, leisure centres and many areas of historical interest.

There is an excellent selection of schooling within the locality both state and private, to include St Albans High School for girls, St Albans High School for boys, St Hilda’s School, St Columbus, Queenswood, Haileybury and Haberdashers’Aske’s.

Outside
For the equestrian enthusiast there is a stable yard comprising of 3 loose boxes, tack room, feed room, detached barn with 3 further stables which have automatic watering. There is a flood lit all weather manege, lunging ring, and fenced paddocks with automatic watering. The ménage was formerly a tennis court and could revert back to one if so desired. The land comprises of areas of formal garden, four paddocks and an area of woodland which has a perfusion of bluebells in the spring.

Additional Information
Mains electricity/back up generator, private water and drainage, oil fired central heating, fibre optic broadband.

Entrance hall

2 Reception rooms

Conservatory

Kitchen

Utility

2 cloakrooms

Master bedroom suite with dressing room & bathroom

3 further bedrooms

Family bathroom

3 bedroom flat

Energy Performance Certificate

Agent details

Hamptons International Prime and Country House

  • Fifth Floor 180 Oxford Street
  • London
  • W1D 1NN
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