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Walkern Road, Stevenage, Herts, SG1

£525,000

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Property Ref: 65724


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CHAIN FREE. An outstanding opportunity to purchase this most attractive Victorian three bedroom cottage forming part of an iconic row of three period homes built in an Arts and Crafts style whilst designed by the local architect and historian Edward Vincent Methold in 1894 on the corner of Church Lane and Walkern Road, conveniently situated within the heart of the Old Town Conservation area, just a short stroll to an array of amenities along the Historic High Street and jus 15 minutes walk to the train station. This unspoilt cottage sits well back from the road behind an established generous lawned cottage style front garden with the advantage of a practical paved courtyard style rear garden and side driveway providing off road parking with the option to create additional parking if required.

The property has been preserved and improved by the current owner retaining an abundance of original features including original windows, picture rails, skirtings, fireplaces, internal doors and brassware, whilst each room features heritage style print wallpaper or traditional coloured emulsion walls creating the perfect backdrop to best showcase the character of the accommodation on offer.

Currently comprising a wide welcoming reception hallway, a downstairs cloakroom/wc, lounge with a square bay window, separate family room extending into the dining area, kitchen/breakfast room, part vaulted first floor landing leading to three bedrooms, two of which are excellent double rooms and a most spacious four-piece family bathroom. The low maintenance rear garden, has been landscaped to include a generous paved terrace and decking with raised beds with scope to create further off road parking if required. 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 storm porch over and step to the original period front door opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY (3.78 x 2.76)

Wide welcoming reception hallway with the original part wooden panelled turning staircase rising to the first floor with exposed wooden newel posts and handrails, generous understairs storage cupboard and a further shelved coats cupboard housing the wall mounted gas fired boiler, downlighters. Original panelled internal doors and brassware opening to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / WC

Fitted with a low level wc and a vanity hand wash basin with traditional style taps, oak effect vanity unit, wooden effect flooring, radiator and window to the front elevation.

SITTING ROOM (4.15 x 3.46)

A most comfortable room featuring an impressive black marble fireplace with a traditional cast iron surround, tiled slips and an inset living flame gas fired with matching tiled hearth. Built-in display cabinets with illuminated shelves to either side of the fireplace, radiator, original picture rails and a walk-in square bay window to the front elevation.

FAMILY / DINING ROOM (6.48 x 3.71)

A flexible spacious reception room currently used as a family/dining room with an attractive cream limestone fireplace, matching hearth and an inset multi-fuel burning stove, built-in display cabinet with illuminated shelving to the fireplace recess, downlighters, radiator and ample space for dining table. Window to the rear elevation and archway to:

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM (5.77 x 2.46)

A spacious open-plan kitchen/breakfast room featuring a UPVC double glazed part sloping ceiling with double glazed french doors and side windows opening to the garden, kitchen area beyond fitted with a contrasting range of cream and oak facing base and eye level units and drawers extending to glazed illuminated display cabinets finished with solid wooden butchers block square edged work surfaces with an inset white ceramic one and half bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap extending to a peninsular breakfast bar. Oak and cream tiled upstands, under-unit and downlighters, recess for microwave oven, Leisure cream multi-fuel range oven with a five-ring gas hob, electric hot plate, stainless steel and glazed extractor canopy above, integrated washing machine, under-counter fridge and separate freezer. Windows to either side.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Featuring a part-vaulted ceiling with skylight window to the front elevation, original panelled doors opening to:

BEDROOM ONE (3.76 x 3.48)

Featuring a pretty cast iron fireplace with slate tiled hearth, wooden surround and mantle, original picture rails, radiator and window to the rear elevation.

BEDROOM TWO (3.55 x 3.49)

A further generous double bedroom featuring a pretty cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled slips, tiled hearth and wooden surround and mantle, radiator and window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM THREE (2.77 x 2.61)

Current used as a study, measurements excluding a built-in wardrobe. Radiator and window to the rear elevation.

BATHROOM (2.68 x 2.37)

Fitted with a modern white four-piece suite comprising a tiled panelled cast iron bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, traditional hand wash basin with chrome taps, double walk-in shower cubicle with fitted dual valve rain shower, contrasting natural stone effect floor and wall tiles with further mosaic tiling, traditional chrome heated towel radiator, downlighters, extractor fan and window to the front elevation.

OUTSIDE

FRONT

The property is set back from the road behind a generous established cottage style front garden laid predominantly to lawn with traditional paved sets and block paving with well stocked flower and shrub borders, enclosed by low picket fencing with pathway extending to the entrance vestibule.

REAR GARDEN

Low maintenance rear garden, ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining, featuring a substantial paved terrace and wooden decking flanked by raised stocked borders, wooden garden shed and log store, enclosed by wooden panelled fencing with gated access to the side of the property. It is worthy of note that additional off-road parking could be created in the rear garden if so required.

DRIVEWAY

Driveway to the side of the property provides off-road parking for one vehicle.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax Band is "C". The amount payable for the year 2020/21 is £1,624.69.
The EPC Rating is to be advised.

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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