5 bedroom House, Forge End, Chiswell Green, St Albans

Guide Price £850,000

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Forge End, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 3EQ UK

Guide Price £850,000

5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Receptions
A bright and spacious five bedroom detached family home in a cul de sac location in one of the most desirable roads in Chiswell Green. This is truly a house with timeless elegance, perfect for a modern day family with its updated features.

 

This spacious property (over 2,000 sq.ft.) offers fantastic and versatile living accommodation with downstairs a generous hall way, stunning refitted open plan kitchen, family room, living room, dining room, utility area and cloak room. Upstairs there are five good size bedrooms, two en-suites and a family bathroom. Outside there is a landscaped rear garden overlooking woodlands and off road parking at the front.

Forge End is located within walking distance of Killigrew School and Greenwood Park, together with easy access to the M1 and M25 motorway network.

School Guru has provided Collinson Hall with the following information:

Primary
• You would have got a place at Killigrew Primary & Nursery School 5 times in the past 5 years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
• You would have got a place at How Wood Primary School 5 times in the past 5 years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
• You would have got a place at Park Street C of E VA Primary School 5 times in the past 5 years, even if you're not a church-goer (2017, 2016 through continuing interest*, 2015 through continuing interest*, 2014, 2013)

Secondary
• You would have got a place at Marlborough Science Academy 5 times in the past 5 years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
• You would have got a place at Samuel Ryder Academy 4 times in the past 5 years (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 - not 2017)
• You would have gone into the random ballot for St Albans Girls' School (STAGS) 5 times in the past 5 years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
• You would have gone into the random ballot for Verulam (Boys) School 5 times in the past 5 years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

Area Guide
Chiswell Green is a thriving community located to south of St Albans, part of the Parish of St Stephen. It’s classed as a ‘village’ despite looking more to be part of St Albans on maps.

The name ‘Chiswell’ is derived from ‘chisel’, used in place names for gravel or shingle, both of which, over the centuries, have been quarried from this area since Roman times. The hollows in St Julian’s Wood/Greenwood Park are reputedly the remains of this quarry. In the late 19th Century the village had a forge facing onto Watford Road and the surrounding farmland. The old forge and 15th Century house eventually became an inn around 1854 and is now known as The Three Hammers. Chiswell Green was much extended between the wars and shortly afterwards.

The Watford Road runs through the village into St Albans and provide a variety of properties. There is a several convenience stores including The Coop, Simmons Bakery, Newsagent, Post Office, Chiswell Green Fireplaces, Tool hire centre and a Shell petrol station.

Transport links
The M25, M1 and A1(M) are on the doorstep and accessible by car, and the St Albans City Station, St Albans Abbey Station & Radlett train station are all a short drive away and give fast and frequent services to central London (St Albans City & Radlett) or to Watford via Park Street and Bricket Wood (Abbey Station)Green Line bus service have connections (bus 755/757/758) throughout the village with directions London and Luton (Airport).

Leisure
Greenwood Park is a popular and picturesque recreation area, with a community centre consisting of three halls, tennis courts and play grounds. Further leisure facilities, including a pool and gym, are available at nearby Westminster Lodge, at the bottom of Holywell Hill.

Food and drink
The Three Hammers, serving authentic British cooking and real ales. With its cosy fireplace its a great place to meet up with friends and hosts a weekly quiz. The City centre of St Albans is within a short drive and offers a wealth of shops, restaurants and culture.

 

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