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Coreys Mill, Stevenage, Stevenage, SG1

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Property Ref: 65484


** NON-MORTAGEABLE PROPERTY **

Dating back to the 15th Century, "Coreys Cottage" is believed to be the oldest property in Stevenage, originally built as the Millers House to Coreys Windmill. Extended over the years, this three bedroom detached cottage offers a deceptively spacious arrangement of accommodation whilst occupying a surprisingly generous private plot whilst retaining a wealth of fine period features. In recent times, the cottage has fallen into disrepair and would benefit from a significant programme of refurbishment. In addition there is evidence of movement to the front elevation with significant deflection visible. It is therefore our opinion that the property is in a non-mortgageable condition and accordingly any prospective buyer would need to proceed with cash funds or by raising finance via alternative means. In the light of the above information, In full, the accommodation comprises an entrance vestibule, reception hallway, sitting room, dining room, study, rear lobby/lean-to, kitchen, pantry, first floor landing with inner hallways leading to three bedrooms, a bathroom and separate wc. Tarmac driveway leading to prefabricated single garage with mature grounds of approximately 0.15 acres.

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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 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

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE

Period hardwood part glazed front door with period ironmongery opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY (3.91 x 2.61)

A wide welcoming reception hallway featuring an impressive period staircase rising to the first floor and oak block flooring laid in a herringbone pattern, exposed timbers and braced and latched doors to the study and sitting room, radiator, wall lights and doorway to:

INNER HALLWAY (3.87 x 1.53)

Finished with period quarry floor tiles, radiator, wall lights, ornate bell pull cabinet, wall lights, braced and latched doors to:

KITCHEN (3.84 x 4.11)

Fitted with a range of wooden base and eye level units with work surfaces over, floor standing gas fired boiler set to a brick fireplace with tiled surround, continuation of quarry floor tiles, glazed door and window to the side of the property, radiator, braced and latched door to the pantry.

PANTRY (2.35 x 1.38)

With base and eye level units, work surfaces and a small window to the side elevation with a brick tiled floor.

STUDY (2.39 x 2.22)

With two windows to the side elevation, an abundance of exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiator and continuation of oak block flooring laid in a herringbone patten. Trap door to the cellar.

SITTING ROOM

A most comfortable room featuring a magnificent inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork, flagstone hearth and a copper canopy to an open grate, original fireside seating with period panelling, substantial oak bessemer and further exposed timbers with wrought iron detailing. Continuation of oak block flooring in a herringbone pattern, radiator, further exposed timbers, wall lights and window to the side elevation.

DINING ROOM (3.63 x 3.83)

Featuring a further original curved exposed brick fireplace with a brick hearth, black canopy, exposed oak bessemer and a brick and tiled hearth, oak block flooring in a herringbone pattern, windows to the front and side elevation, radiator and wall lights.

REAR AND SIDE LOBBY (Overall 6.96 x 3.59)

Substantial room, part divided of wooden construction with measurements including a downstairs cloakroom/wc.

AGENTS NOTE

It is our opinion that the rear lobby/lean-to could provide the footprint of a ground floor extension on the basis of reinstatement of an existing longstanding structure, subject to the relevant consent being obtained.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING (4.31 x 3.42)

A wide landing with exposed ceiling and wall timbers, window to the front elevation, radiator, inner hall and latched panelled doors to:

INNER HALLWAYS

Shelf and laundry cupboard, further storage cupboard. Doors to:

BATHROOM

Fitted with a tiled panelled bath and pedestal hand wash basin, window to the side elevation, radiator and electric shower,

SEPARATE WC

Fitted with an antique high level wc with chain pull flush by "The Storm Company". Radiator and window to the side elevation.

BEDROOM ONE (5.27 x 3.90)

An impressive room of excellent proportions with two windows to the front elevation and further window to the side, two radiators, substantial brick fireplace with tiled hearth, substantial oak shelf and fireside mirror above, two built-in wardrobes.

BEDROOM TWO (3.78 x 3.70)

Radiator, exposed wall timbers and window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM THREE (3.61 x 2.87)

Featuring a cast iron fireplace and the original wide planked wooden flooring, exposed wall timbers and window to the front elevation.

OUTSIDE

The property occupies a deceptively spacious plot extending to all four sides of the property predominantly laid to lawns with borders and a number of mature specimen shrubs and trees.

DRIVEWAY

Tarmac driveway to the side of the property providing off-road parking for up to two vehicles with double wrought iron gates set to stone capped pillars leading to the garage.

GARAGE

Of prefabricated construction.

GARDENS

In all 0.15 of an acre.

AGENTS NOTE

It is our opinion that the property has suffered from a significant degree of movement with noticeable deflection to the front elevation. We have been informed by the current owners that historically some large conifer trees close to the front boundary of the property have been removed as part of a completed insurance claim. It is therefore our opinion that Coreys Cottage is not in a mortgageable condition and therefore any prospective buyer would need to complete the purchase with cash funds or raising finance by alternative means and not against the property.

GRADE II LISTING

It is our understanding that Coreys Cottage is Grade II Listed. A recent inspection by "BEAMS" has confirmed that the property is of significant historical interest and therefore cannot be demolished.

TENURE AND COUNCIL TAX

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is "F". The amount payable for the year 2019/20 is £2540.08.

VIEWING INFORMATION

Viewing is strictly by appointment only through Putterills of Hertfordshire, through whom all negotiations should be conducted.

DISCLAIMER

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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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