A four-bedroom detached house from the early era of Letchworth is on the market for just shy of £1 million, presenting a rare opportunity to own a piece of the garden city's historical architectural landscape.

The property, built around 1906, overlooks Eastholm Green, one of the first group of houses constructed in the pioneering urban area.

Estate agent Country Properties highlights that it's been under the same family's ownership for years, suggesting "it's now ready for a new family to enjoy it and make new memories."

The Comet: The house in Eastholm in ~1906The house in Eastholm in ~1906 (Image: Country Properties)

An exciting proposition is the opportunity to extend the house to the rear, assuming planning permissions is procured.

Upon entry, a spacious hallway extends on the ground floor, flanked by two large reception rooms, each offering views of the verdant green.

Towards the rear, a fitted kitchen, breakfast room and a ground floor shower room provide functional living spaces.

The Comet:

The first floor hosts an expansive landing leading-off to a balcony which overlooks the green area at the house’s front.

Four sizable bedrooms were noted with one formerly serving as the family bathroom.

Outside, a mature garden blooming with various shrubs and trees extends over half an acre.

The Comet:

To the back of the house, an ample hardstanding area provides extra parking, complete with a generously sized garage equipped with power and light.

The overall plot extends over half an acre with a profusion of mature trees and shrubs standing as testament to the expansive greenery that Letchworth Garden City is known for.

The estate agent highly recommends an internal viewing to fully appreciate the potential of this historic property, while also noting the home is offered with vacant possession and no onward chain.

The Comet:

Overall, this early Letchworth Garden City home promises a harmonious blend of heritage and future potential.

For avid history enthusiasts or families seeking an idyllic lifestyle amidst an urban oasis, this property nestled directly against the serenity of Eastholm Green offers not just a house, but a precious slice of Letchworth Garden City’s illustrious timeline.