Property Ref: 55383
Ickleford provides a shop/general store for day to day needs, a choice of public houses, primary school, village hall and St Katharine's Church. There is easy access to many country walks, cycle paths and a riding school with livery facilities. Hitchin is just two miles away with more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities, schooling for all ages and a mainline station serving London Kings Cross.
This delightful timber framed cottage, which is thought to date from the 1600's, occupies a prominent location in the centre of the village overlooking The Green.
The Cottage successfully blends a number of period features with more contemporary detail, creating a stylish home of considerable charm and character.
With the majority of the timber frame exposed, the accommodation, which has gas central heating, comprises:
Timber front door with windows either side. Opening to:
Window to front and bay window to side. Three radiators. Feature inglenook fireplace with stone hearth, inset seating, copper canopy and bessemer beam. Meter cupboard.
Windows to front and side. Radiator. Parquet flooring. Under stairs storage cupboards. Stable door to:
Re-fitted with a comprehensive range of oak fronted wall and base units with extensive granite work surfaces. Butler sink with mixer tap. Plumbed for washing machine. Work surface lighting. Space for Range style cooker with extractor over. Fitted dishwasher, freezer and fridge. Cupboard housing Worcester gas fired boiler. Recessed storage cupboards. Tiled floor. Vaulted ceiling. Window to side. Internal window and stable door to:
Vaulted ceiling. Double glazed window to side and casement doors with windows leading into the garden. Radiator. Oak laminate floor. Oak storage cupboard.
Staircase to first floor. Store cupboard. Doors to:
Window to rear. Low level wc and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks. Radiator.
Windows to side and rear. Suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and claw foot freestanding roll top bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment. Tiled floor. Covered radiator. Extractor fan.
Oak balustrade. Exposed brickwork. Doors to:
Dormer window to front overlooking The Green and window to side. Radiator. Eaves linen and airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.
Dormer window to front overlooking The Green and window to side. Radiator. Eaves wardrobe cupboard. Loft access.
Window to rear. Two Velux windows to side. Vaulted ceiling. Radiator. Eaves storage cupboard.
Dormer window to front. Radiator.
Brick boundary wall with slate chipping areas and established shrubs. External lighting. Driveway parking. Pedestrian right of way for neighbouring property. Five bar gate leading to:
The rear garden is a particular feature of the property having been created and beautifully maintained by the current owner. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a circular paved patio, block paved drive and pathway, together with an area of gravel and a covered log store. An ornamental pond and rockery provide a peaceful focal point. There are two well maintained areas of lawn, bordered by well stocked flower and shrub beds filled with a wide variety of specimen plants. Established trees provide privacy and shade.
Maximum overall internal measurement. Window to rear. Up and over door to front. Personal door to rear. Light and power. Attached timber pergola and bin store.
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