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Essex Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

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Property Details

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Property Ref: 65968


A rare opportunity to purchase this imposing, elegant four bedroom semi-detached Edwardian Villa of excellent proportions enjoying the benefits of a mature, generous private plot with a delightful rear garden with the unusual added benefit of a driveway providing off-road parking for up to two vehicles. Situated within this highly regarded turning within easy reach of the Historic High Street, the property has been sympathetically maintained and modernised whilst retaining a wealth of original period features including fireplaces, doors, skirtings and architraves with tremendous tall ceilings finished with ornate coving, picture and dado rails. The generous reception hallway and first floor landing further enhance the period feel of the home in conjunction with a vast fitted kitchen/breakfast room which leads to an attractive part-vaulted family/playroom with views to the rear garden beyond.

In full the accommodation comprises a welcoming reception hallway with the original attractive staircase rising to the first floor, the practical benefit of a downstairs cloakroom/wc, a most comfortable sitting room with feature bay window and attractive fireplace, separate dining room, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room of excellent proportions, family/playroom, generous first floor landing leading to a most spacious master bedroom of excellent proportions with a further feature fireplace and bay window, two further generous bedrooms and a modern fitted family bathroom. The second floor landing leads to the loft conversion which has created a useful fourth bedroom/home office. Further benefits include recently refurbished and draught proofed sash windows including square bays to both the lounge and the master bedroom. Gas fired central heating with electric under-floor heating to the family/playroom. 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 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

With carriage light and wrought iron bell pull. Attractive part glazed front door with toplite window opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY (6.44 x 1.81 + recess)

An elegant, wide welcoming reception hallway benefiting from tall ceilings, complemented by ornate cornicing, dado and picture rails, an attractive staircase rising to the first floor with turned spindles, exposed wooden handrail and detailed newel post with storage cupboard below. Radiator, coat hanging space, exposed wooden floorboards and original internal doors opening to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM/W.C.

Fitted with a low level wc and a wall mounted hand wash basin with vanity cupboard below, wooden effect flooring, tiled splashbacks and downlighters.

SITTING ROOM (4.36 x 3.96)

A most attractive, comfortable room with a deep walk-in square sash bay window to the front elevation. Attractive marble open fireplace with a black slate surround and granite hearth. Tall ceilings complemented by ornate cornicing and picture rail, radiator, TV and telephone points.

DINING ROOM (3.63 x 3.33)

Multi-pane glazed French doors with toplite windows opening to the side and rear garden, feature white wooden fireplace with black slate surround and granite hearth with an open grate. Tall ceilings complemented by ornate cornicing and picture rail, exposed wooden floorboards, radiator and ample space for dining table.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (6.04 x 3.04)

A tremendous, spacious open plan kitchen/breakfast room combining both the kitchen and breakfast area creating a family orientated centre to the property. The kitchen area is defined by an attractive comprehensive range of shaker style base and eye level units complemented by composite work surfaces incorporating a recessed matching sink unit and carved drainer with a chrome counter mounted mixer tap. A range of integrated appliances include a stainless steel oven with a combination oven/microwave above, separate stainless steel five-ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over, integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Colour matching tiled splashbacks, downlighters, ceramic tiled floor to the kitchen area, window to the side elevation, doorway to the family room with step up to:

BREAKFAST AREA

Defined by attractive wooden floorboards, traditional column style radiator, ample space for a breakfast table and glazed French doors opening to the side and rear garden.

FAMILY / PLAYROOM (3.87 x 2.96)

A flexible additional reception room featuring a sealed unit double glazed velux window to the side elevation and a part-vaulted sloping ceiling with a most attractive arched window with matching arched part-glazed door overlooking the rear garden. Stylish oak flooring, wall lights, modern contemporary tubular stainless steel floor to ceiling radiator with the added advantage of thermostatically controlled electric under-floor heating.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING (4.80 x 1.82)

Small multi-paned high level window to the side elevation, dado rail, access to additional loft space with the staircase continuing to the second floor loft conversion. Airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank and laundry shelves and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM (5.31 x 4.39)

A tremendous spacious master bedroom complemented by an attractive cast iron open fireplace with original tiled patterned slips and slate hearth, picture rail, walk-in square sash bay window to the front elevation, radiator and further sash window to the front. Useful storage/wardrobe with hanging rail.

BEDROOM TWO (3.64 x 3.33)

A further generous double bedroom with picture rail, double panel radiator and sash window to the rear elevation.

BEDROOM THREE (3.05 x 2.92)

Radiator, picture rail and sash window to the rear elevation.

BATHROOM (2.07 x 1.79)

Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising a cast iron panelled roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment with separate chrome rain shower above, pedestal hand wash basin and low level wc. Wooden effect flooring, tiled splashbacks, chrome heated towel rail a, downlighters, shaver point and sash window to the side elevation.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING

Sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation and door to :

BEDROOM FOUR / HOME OFFICE (5.11 x 3.17)

A useful additional bedroom or home office with three sealed unit double glazed velux windows to the rear elevation with fitted sliding blinds, useful eaves storage cupboards, filing drawers and built-in bookshelves. Downlighters, telephone and TV points and hard wired for Internet connection. Concealed wiring for wall mounted television.

OUTSIDE FRONT

The property is set back from the road behind attractive black wrought iron railings with step to the entrance vestibule front door. Block paved frontage and clipped boundary hedge.

DRIVEWAY

Block paved driveway to the side of the property providing off-road parking for up to two vehicles with gated access to the garden.

REAR GARDEN

A particular feature of the property is the fine mature private rear garden combining wide paved limestone terracing to the side of the property with steps leading under a wooden arbour with a mature Wisteria and an attractive circular terrace immediately to the rear of the house with a well maintained lawn beyond interspersed with mature shrubs and specimen trees to the rear. Garden enclosed by mature screening and wooden panel fencing and offers an excellent degree of seclusion.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is E. The amount due for the year 2020/21 is £2233.94.
THE EPC Rating is E.

VIEWING INFORMATION

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

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.

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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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