Property Ref: 55581
Stevenage comprises both the New and Old Towns and is close to the A1M. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, a Waitrose and Tesco Express supermarket, cafés/restaurants, public houses, public library, local Schools and a bank. There are more comprehensive shopping facilities in the nearby New Town with Schools, a Leisure Complex, Theatre and Arts Centre and Stevenage mainline train station with fast regular trains to London Kings Cross (23 mins).
Period front door opening to:
Fitted with a comprehensive bespoke range of contrasting oak and hand painted base and eye level units and drawers extending to glazed display cabinets finished with solid wooden butchers block work surfaces with an inset white ceramic butler sink and counter-mounted chrome mixer tap, extending to a matching kitchen island with curved butchers block counters extending to a breakfast bar. A black Aga range with stainless steel capped hot plates (possibly available by separate negotiation), radiator, slate tiled floor complemented by tiled splashbacks. Exposed ceiling timbers, staircase rising to the second bedroom with cupboards below providing space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Sealed unit double glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations.
Flexible third reception area with oak flooring, radiator, sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, exposed timbers to walls and ceiling and a latched and braced door to:
Finished in a period style and fitted with a three-piece suite comprising a wooden panelled cast iron rolled top bath, low level wc, wall mounted hand wash basin and substantial built-in period vanity unit with built-in drawers and vanity cupboards, further exposed timbers and oak floorboards, radiator and two sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear elevation.
Featuring a most attractive substantial brick-built inglenook fireplace with a quarry tiled hearth and a wrought iron wood burning stove with arched display recesses and seating alcoves with a substantial wooden bessemer over and an abundance of exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiators, sealed unit double glazed window to the front and rear elevations. Planked, braced and latched door with cupboard to side concealing the second staircase rising to the first floor. Further door to the front of the property and glazed door to:
Featuring oak flooring and a brick built fireplace with quarry tiled surround and hearth with wooden bessemer, exposed timbers, space for table, sealed unit double glazed window to the front and side elevation with sealed unit double glazed french doors opening to the rear garden.
Wide planked turning staircase rising to the first floor and opening to the master bedroom suite.
Measurements exclude depth of built-in cupboards. Range of dark wood cabinets providing storage to the eaves of the room, exposed wall timbers, stylish oak flooring, radiator and sealed unit double glazed window to both the front and side elevations. Door to Bedroom Three with glazed door to:
Fitted with a sleek modern suite finished with porcelain floor and wall tiles with a wide double shower tray with dual valve rain shower over, pedestal hand wash basin and low level wc, chrome towel rail, downlighters, extractor fan, eaves storage cupboard.
Measurements exclude a range of built-in wall cabinets, wide planked floorboards, exposed brickwork, radiator and sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Accessed from the second staircase from the kitchen/breakfast room, a further double bedroom with built-in cabinets to eaves recess, radiator, oak flooring and sealed unit double glazed to the front elevation.
"The Thatched Cottage" sits centrally on a plot approaching a third of an acre, laid predominantly to well tendered lawns extending to both the front and rear of the property. The rear garden features a naturally fed pond with paved surrounds and rockery borders with a number of specimen trees enhancing the private nature of the garden including scotch pine and magnolia. Crazy paved pathways and terracing leading to garden sheds and raised beds. Gated access to parking and converted garage to the rear. The gardens extend to the front of the property laid predominantly to lawn with laurel hedging and picket fencing. Gated access to the side of the property.
The garage has been converted to a playroom with downlighters and access to substantial loft space, wooden effect flooring, windows to both the front and side elevations. Door to the garden.
A turning shingled driveway leading past twin wooden five-bar gates with further parking to the front and to the side of the converted garage.
The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is "F" and the amount payable for the year 2017/18 is £2305.84.
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