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Raffin Green Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RH

Price £875,000

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Property Ref: 61412


Presenting a fantastic opportunity for extension and improvement (subject to normal consents and regulations), this detached character bungalow is set in a well regarded semi-rural location with views to the front over open countryside. "Church Farm" has origins dating back to the early 1900s and later extensions added in the 1920s.

The accommodation currently provides a welcoming entrance hall, 19' dual aspect lounge with open fireplace, dining room adjacent to the kitchen, utility area, 3 bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and family bathroom. Outside the gardens extend to all sides, the bungalow sitting towards the middle of the half acre plot. There are several different areas to the garden, a pretty courtyard that leads to the front door, and a good degree of privacy provided by mature trees and shrubs. A long driveway provides parking space for numerous cars and leads to an outbuilding of nearly 39'8"x 19'6", currently providing 3 garages and 2 sheds, and giving scope to build an office or annexe in its place, again subject to consents. The property is offered for sale CHAIN FREE.

The desirable village of Datchworth lies to the East of Knebworth village and enjoys some beautiful surrounding countryside. The wonderful village green with tennis courts, cricket pitch and pavilion, is host to a number of local events throughout the year and forms a focal point for resident gatherings, fireworks displays, local fetes and the likes. With its own well regarded Junior Mixed Infants school, shop/tea room, the area is ideal for families and retirees alike indeed it is this mix of residents that makes Datchworth such a delightful and highly sought after location. There are 2 public houses including the well regarded Tilbury. The village Church borders some fabulous open fields and benefits form the most amazing views. Nearby Knebworth (approx 2 miles) provides further shopping facilities for daily needs, a Doctors and Dental Surgeries, Library, Recreation Ground and British Rail Mainline Station with service to London Kings Cross. Welwyn Garden City (approx 6 miles), Stevenage (approx 5 miles) and the county town of Hertford (approx 6 miles) provide more comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities.

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Proximity

Distances from Datchworth (all distances are approximate). Hitchin 10.8 miles Welwyn Garden City 5.8 miles Hertford 5.8 miles Stevenage 5.1 miles Knebworth 1.3 miles - M25 20.7 miles A1(m) 3 miles Stanstead airport 25 miles Heathrow airport 38 miles Luton airport 14.6 miles

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Part glazed front door, with side window, opening to:

Entrance Hall (4.37m x 3.45m)

A welcoming and well proportioned entrance hall with doors to the majority of the accommodation, a (closed) fireplace with brick hearth and timber mantle, two radiators, a ceiling light and two wall lights. Door to:

Lounge (5.99m x 4.14m)

This attractive double aspect room has French doors opening to the front with views of the garden and countryside beyond, a bay window to the side providing a pretty sitting area, and two further windows to the side, all allowing plenty of natural light to fill the room. To one wall there is wooden panelling with display niches and shelving either side of an Adam's style fireplace with wooden surround, open fire and attractive marble inset and hearth. There are two radiators, a ceiling light and two wall lights.

Inner Hallway (4.11m x 1.27m)

Leading from the entrance hall, the inner hallway has a window to the side, ceiling light, radiator, door to side lobby, doors to kitchen and to:

Dining Room (5.16m x 2.67m)

A double aspect room with window to the rear and window to the side overlooking the courtyard. Immediately adjacent to the kitchen, the dining room would lend itself well to being incorporated with the kitchen to provide one large open-plan, triple aspect, kitchen dining space that would measure approximately 21'3 x 17' (6.48m x 5.18m). There is a radiator, ceiling light, 2 wall lights and archway opening to:

Kitchen (5.16m x 3.48m)

Fitted with a range of quality maple fronted wall and base units with cupboards and drawers, a dresser style display unit and work tops with wood edging, melamine sink with drainer, and tiled splash-back. Appliances include a double electric oven with 4 ring halogen hob and extractor fan over, a dishwasher and an integral fridge. There are windows to the side and rear, ceiling lights, kick space heater, a floor standing oil fired boiler providing for both central heating and hot water, and a double cupboard housing the new pressurised cylinder.

Rear Lobby (2.24m x 1.09m)

Approached by the inner hallway, this useful space is ideal for coats and boots and has a part glazed door to the garden, ceiling light, radiator and door to:

Utility (2.08m x 1.35m)

With small window to the side, ceiling light, space for washing machine, space for dryer and for freezer.

Bedroom 1 (4.24m x 3.35m)

Approached from the entrance hall, the main bedroom has a window to the side, two built in wardrobes, one that is mirror fronted, a radiator, ceiling light and opening to:

En-suite Dressing Area and Bathroom (4.06m x 1.83m)

The dressing area has a window to the side and bow window to the front with views across the garden to the fields beyond. There is a radiator and an opening to the en-suite bathroom with tiling to walls and extractor fan, and fitted with a contemporary suite comprising bath, wash-hand basin and low level WC,

Bedroom 2 (4.37m ( into wardrobes) x 2.44m)

This bright and attractive room has two windows to the front, fitted wardrobes spanning the width of one wall, radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 (4.24m x 2.51m)

With a window to the side, a fitted wardrobe with two co-ordinating bedside chest of drawers, a radiator and a ceiling light.

Shower Room (2.87m x 1.52m)

Approached from the entrance hall and fitted with a suite comprising low level WC with concealed cistern, wash-hand basin inset into a vanity unit with tiled top and cupboards below, and shower cubicle with hand-held shower. There is tiling to the walls, a radiator, extractor fan and inset ceiling spotlights.

Outside

The plot measures 0.514 of an acre and surrounds the property to all sides.

Gardens

The rear garden is 87' x 114' depth and has mature shrubs and hedging that provide an excellent degree of privacy. There is a rare, mature Ginko Biloba tree, lawn and an overgrown area that, if cleared, will provide useful additional garden space. To the side there is an attractive paved courtyard that leads to the front door and has two circular flower beds, one planted with a rose bush, the other with an attractive stone planter. The front garden is 127' wide and 59' deep, again with mature trees and shrubs, a lawn and views to the front over arable farmland.

Driveway

Approached via brick pillars, the driveway is block paved, provides parking space for numerous cars and leads to the courtyard and to the:

Outbuilding/ Garage (12.09m x 5.94m)

This outbuilding provides three garages (26'10 x 19'6 combined) and two useful storage sheds (12'10 x 19'6 combined), and offers potential for an annexe or office to built here (subject to normal consents and building regulations). Power & lighting to all.

EER & Council Tax

Council Tax Band TBA £TBA per annum
Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) - F

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