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Church End, Walkern, Hertfordshire, SG2

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Property Ref: 61261


This impressive character detached family residence was built in 1936 as the new Rectory to St. Mary Church in Walkern. "Riverton House" sits proudly on a stunning mature, formal plot of one acre, within one of the finest locations on the outskirts of this popular, yet conveniently situated village. Painstakingly extended, modernised and refurbished by the current owners to an exacting standard, this magnificent home offers an impeccable balance of fine period features and quality fitments including a stunning oak framed orangery extension seamlessly linked to the fantastic bespoke fully integrated family kitchen whilst the whole house is decorated in timeless Farrow and Ball tones in keeping with the origins of the property showcasing the fine period details. Located close to the church and village ford the property enjoys complete privacy to all vistas backing onto open countryside whilst a sweeping driveway and deep gravelled frontage provides an abundance of parking leading to a generous garage and garden store. In full the accommodation comprises an entrance vestibule, downstairs cloakroom/wc, reception hall, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/family room, snug, utility room, downstairs shower room, first floor landing leading to the master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite shower room, five further bedrooms and a four-piece family bathroom. Further practical benefits include refurbished sash windows and gas fired central heating. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the stunning location of this magnificent traditional family home.

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WALKERN

Walkern is a select and pretty village set through country lanes approximately four miles from the nearest train station in Stevenage which has fast regular trains to London Kings Cross (approx 23 minutes). Within the village there are local shops including a convenience store, renowned tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and a highly regarded infant/junior school which has an OFSTED rating of "Good"

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Impressive traditional panelled front door below a curved pediment flanked by square columns finished with tuscan capitals and box bases. Victorian bell pull.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY (2.27 x 2.04)

Finished with attractive oak flooring and period dado wall panels with ornate plaster coving and window to the side elevation. Doors to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM/WC

Fitted with a traditional white wall mounted hand wash basin and a high level wc with chrome fittings, period wall panelling, period style chrome towel radiator, travertine floor tiles, storage cupboard and window to the side elevation.

RECEPTION HALLWAY (4.81 x 2.52)

A wide welcoming introduction to this fantastic family home featuring continuation of the oak flooring and period dado panels with ornate plaster coving and ceiling rose, central heating thermostat, traditional column radiators and an impressive wide, quarter turn staircase rising to the first floor with oak hand rails, newel posts and balustrades finished chrome stair rods and period dado panels. Sash window to the front elevation, ornate plaster coving and doors to:

STUDY (3.66 x 3.58)

Originally the Rectory Office with a second door opening directly to the entrance hallway, featuring a wood burning stove with oak bessemer with built-in cabinets to either side with bookshelves over, alarm control panel, traditional column radiator, plaster coving and sash window to the front elevation.

OPEN PLAN FAMILY KITCHEN/ORANGERY (7.55 x 7.55)

(Measurements exclude the snug recess). The highlight of this home is the stunning open-plan family kitchen opening directly to an exposed oak framed orangery extension with full height double glazed windows and french doors overlooking the grounds finished with a glazed lantern flooding the room with natural light. The kitchen is defined by a comprehensive range of sage green bespoke kitchen cabinets and matching welsh dressers by Howdens, finished with a combination of deep Labrador antique granite and oak butchers block work surfaces extending to a substantial central matching island finished with Labrador antique granite extending to a substantial oak breakfast bar including an inset white double ceramic sink unit with mixer tap with triflow filtered water mixer tap. The kitchen cabinets incorporate a number of storage features including pull-out wire racked larder storage, deep pan drawers and oak trays. A range of integrated appliances include full height separate fridge and freezers, dishwasher, drinks fridge and a substantial Lacanche range oven with stainless steel splashback and extractor canopy above. Travertine floor tiles extending to the Orangery providing a substantial seating area with views over the grounds. Downlighters and a total of four traditional column radiators.

SNUG RECESS (4.04 x 2.64)

A most comfortable quiet recess set back from the kitchen featuring continuation of the travertine floor tiles and original cast iron range with downlighters, traditional column radiator and sash window to the front elevation. Part-glazed door from the kitchen to:

LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM (2.80 x 2.24)

Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units finished with oak butchers block work surfaces with an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, oak part-glazed door to the front of the property with an oak stable door opening to the rear garden. Door to:

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM

Fitted with a low level wc, wall mounted hand wash basin and a walk-in wet room shower area with wall mounted shower, natural stone wall and floor tiles, chrome towel radiator, downlighters and extractor fan.

DINING ROOM (4.54 x 3.92)

Of excellent proportions, ideal for entertaining featuring continuation of the oak flooring, two traditional column radiators with a full height glazed casement door with toplite and side windows opening directly to the rear garden with a further window to the side elevation, plaster coving and ceiling rose. Feature wood burning stove with a slate hearth and oak bessemer.

SITTING ROOM (5.15 x 3.93)

A most comfortable room featuring a triple aspect with sash windows to the front and side elevations side with a full height glazed casement door with toplite and side windows opening directly to the rear garden. Three traditional column radiators and feature white fireplace with living flame gas fire set to a pewter surround. Storage cabinet to recess with display shelves over, plaster coving and ceiling roses.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

An impressive first floor landing with access to the loft space with loft ladder, double airing cupboard with hot water tank and laundry shelves, period dado panels with ornate plaster coving and ceiling rose, traditional column radiator, sash window to the front elevation and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE (4.44 x 3.96)

Featuring a dual aspect provided by sash windows to both the rear and side elevations, plaster coving, downlighters and traditional column radiator. Oak doors to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (2.5 x 2.13)

Fitted with a white suite comprising a vanity hand wash basin set to granite vanity shelf with cupboard below, low level wc with push button flush and a walk-in double shower cubicle with fitted shower, chrome towel radiator, porcelain wall tiles complemented by wooden effect ceramic floor tiles, downlighters, extractor fan and sash window with fitted shutters to the front elevation.

DRESSING ROOM

Walk-in dressing room with downlighters, radiator and window to the side elevation.

BEDROOM TWO (4.53 x 3.93)

A generous double room featuring a pretty cast iron fireplace with black polished granite hearth and a triple aspect provided by sash windows to both rear and side elevations, traditional column radiator, plaster coving and ceiling rose.

BEDROOM THREE (4.87 x 3.03)

A further double room featuring a pretty cast iron fireplace with black polished granite hearth and a dual aspect provided by sash windows to both rear and side elevations, traditional column radiator and plaster coving.

BEDROOM FOUR (3.56 x 2.64)

A further double room with a traditional column radiator plaster coving and sash window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM FIVE (3.12 x 2.51)

Traditional column radiator, plaster coving and sash window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM SIX (2.20 x 2.16)

Traditional column radiator, coving and picture rail with a sash window to the front elevation.

FAMILY BATHROOM (2.59 x 2.37)

Fitted with a traditional white four-piece suite comprising a roll top bath with claw feet with antique style mixer tap and shower attachment, walk-in corner shower cubicle with fitted shower, pedestal hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap and low level wc. Victorian style patterned floor tiles complemented by white wall tiles, downlighters, extractor fan, chrome towel radiator and window to the rear elevation with fitted shutters.

GROUNDS (APPROX ONE ACRE)

Riverton House enjoys an unrivalled position situated on the outskirts of this popular Village within close proximity to the Village Church and Ford, occupying formal grounds approaching one acre enjoying private aspects to all vistas. The property is approached by a block paved and shingle sweeping driveway opening to a wide frontage providing ample off-road parking leading to a generous garage and adjoining wooden-clad garden store with an adjacent log store .The substantial grounds extend to the front, side and rear of the property, wrapping around a significant natural limestone deep paved terrace in charcoal with attractive brick low level retaining walls with inset lighting. The lawns beyond are interspersed with well stocked shrub borders with a number of mature specimen trees enhancing the rural aspect of the property, with raised vegetable beds beyond.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is G. The amount payable for the year 2019/20 is £2,939.02.
The EPC Rating is D.

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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.

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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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