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Essex Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

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Property Details

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Property Ref: 64491


A rare opportunity to purchase a CHAIN FREE substantial Victorian five bedroom Villa enjoying a generous, private plot with the added advantage of both a garage and off-road parking whilst situated within a highly regarded turning within easy reach of the Historic Old Town High Street and mainline station with fast trains to Kings Cross in approx 23 mins. The property boasts a generous arrangement of accommodation over two floors and retains a number of period features associated to this era including 9ft tall ceilings, deep cornicing, picture rails and tall detailed skirtings with wide panelled internal doors and cast iron column radiators. Whilst the property would benefit from a degree of modernisation, the interior remains in good, unspoilt condition with scope for improvement and personalisation. The accommodation comprises a most impressive reception hallway in excess of 30ft in length, drawing room, dining/family room, breakfast room, kitchen with pantry, utility room, two downstairs cloakrooms, generous first floor landing, five bedrooms, three of which are of excellent proportions and a bathroom with a separate wc. The generous established private garden provides a further highlight leading to the detached garage and driveway. Viewing highly recommended.

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LOCATION

Stevenage comprises both the New and Old Towns and is conveniently situated within easy access of the A1M. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, a Waitrose and Tesco Express supermarket, caf├ęs/restaurants, public houses and a public library. In addition the area is well served by a good selection of local primary and secondary schools. 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).

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Wide period hardwood front door with original leaded light and stained glass decorative panelling with matching leaded top and sidelite and window surround opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY (9.32 x 1.94)

A grand, impressive reception hallway of excellent proportions providing a fantastic introduction to this spacious home featuring the original attractive staircase rising to the first floor with a sizeable storage cupboard below, detailed tall ceiling finished with ornate cornicing and picture rails with tall skirting boards and a cast iron column style radiator. Panelled period doors opening to:

DRAWING ROOM (5.39 x 4.24)

A most comfortable room finished with tall ceilings, ornate cornicing and picture rails with detailed tall skirtings boards complemented by a double glazed full height bay window to the front elevation. A white Adam style fireplace with marble hearth and surround with an inset living flame gas fire and cast iron column style radiator.

DINING / FAMILY ROOM (4.25 x 3.62)

A further reception room of excellent proportions featuring an impressive polished mahogany fireplace with tiled hearth and surround and a wall mounted gas fire, tall ceiling finished with ornate cornicing and picture rails with tall skirting boards and cast iron column style radiator. Double glazed french doors opening to the side and rear gardens

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / WC

Fitted with a wall mounted hand wash basin and a low level wc, wall mounted shower for use as a wet room, fully tiled walls and floor, extractor fan and double glazed window to the side elevation.

BREAKFAST ROOM (4.21 x 3.63)

Ample space for breakfast table, original range recess now fitted with a stripped cast iron column radiator and seating with a double glazed window to the side elevation, decorative wooden panelling and door to:

KITCHEN (3.63 x 3.62)

Fitted with a range of Formica base and eye level units with work surfaces over and an inset double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, built-in double oven, separate electric hob, floor standing gas fired boiler, tiled splashbacks, decorative wooden panelling, tiled floor and double glazed window to the side elevation. Sliding door to the utility room with a further door to:

PANTRY (2.21 x 1.50)

Walk-in fully tiled pantry with tiled flooring.

UTILITY ROOM (2.31 x 2.05)

Fully tiled with space and plumbing for further kitchen appliances. Double glazed door to the side and rear garden with double glazed windows to both the rear and side elevations. Door to:

CLOAKROOM / WC

Fitted with a low level wc with fully tiled walls and floor. Window to the rear elevation.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Double width storage/laundry cupboard, drying cupboard with shelving and feature double glazed sky level light window to the rear elevation. Tall ceilings, dado rail, access to the loft space and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE (4.57 x 3.61)

Of excellent proportions with tall ceiling finished with ornate cornicing and picture rails with tall skirting boards and cast iron column style radiator. Featuring a substantial white fireplace with marble strips and hearth, period vanity wash stand with marble counter top and hand wash basin, cast iron radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM TWO (4.25 x 3.67)

A further generous double room of excellent proportions with tall ceiling finished with ornate cornicing and picture rails with tall skirting boards and cast iron radiator. Measurements include a substantial range of built-in bedroom furniture including wardrobes and dressing table with drawers with an inset hand wash basin. Double glazed window to the rear elevation.

BEDROOM THREE (3.63 x 3.63)

A further spacious double bedroom with measurements including a double width airing cupboard with hot water tank and laundry shelves, picture rails, cast iron radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

BEDROOM FOUR (3.22 x 2.03)

A generous single bedroom with ornate cornicing and picture rails and double glazed window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM FIVE / STUDY (2.82 x 2.57)

Previously used as a hobby room with a period fire surround, cast iron radiator and a vanity hand wash basin with cupboard below and a double glazed window to the side elevation.

BATHROOM

Fitted with a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin, tiled walls, chrome towel radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.

SEPARATE WC

Fitted with a low level wc, fully tiled walls and double glazed window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE

FRONT

The property is set back from the road behind an established front garden with low dwarf boundary stone walls finished with wrought iron railings. Wrought iron gates provide access to both the side of the property leading to the rear garden and a block paved pathway extending to the front door with attractive entrance portico and pediment.

REAR GARDEN

A further highlight of the property is the generous "L" shaped established rear garden extending to the side of the property providing gated access to the front. The garden is laid predominantly to lawn with shrub and raised borders enclosed by wooden fencing and brick retaining walls. The garden returns to the garage and driveway, accessed from Julians Road.

GARAGE AND DRIVEWAY

The property has the rare advantage of a detached single garage with driveway to the front providing off-road parking for at least one vehicle accessed from Julians Road.

TENURE AND COUNCIL TAX

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is "D". The amount payable for the year 2019/20 is £1,758.51.

AGENTS NOTE

We have been advised by the owners that a well has been discovered on the boundary between number 2 and 3 Essex Road and is located under the garden shed to the rear of the property.

DISCLAIMER

Putterills endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in virtual tours, floor plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and intended purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Prior to a sale being agreed, prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification documents. Your co-operation with this, in order to comply with Money Laundering regulations, will be appreciated and assist with the smooth progression of the sale.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS: All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.

NEED A MORTGAGE?

Talk to our Independent Adviser who will pleased to discuss options with you.
Mr Adrian Murphy, Independent Mortgage Advice Bureau, 61 High Street, Old Town, Stevenage SG1 3AQ
T: 01438 360040. E: adrian.murphy@imab.net

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