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Church Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

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Property Details

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Property Ref: 67161


An outstanding opportunity to purchase this most attractive Victorian two bedroom semi detached cottage forming part of an iconic cluster of period homes built in an Arts and Crafts style whilst designed by the local architect and historian Edward Vincent Methold in 1895 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 just 15 minutes walk to the train station. This unspoilt cottage sits behind a white rendered front elevation finished with black decorative timbers behind a grey slate tiled roof with matching vestibule.

The accommodation comprises a welcoming reception hallway with contrasting black and white tiled flooring and an attractive staircase rising to the first floor. A most comfortable dining room featuring exposed wooden floorboards and an impressive corner brick-built open fireplace with oak bessemer and a double glazed half bay window to the front of the property. A most spacious lounge occupies the full width of the property featuring a tall ceiling height, a limestone fireplace and double glazed french doors opening to the garden. A wide square archway leads into the kitchen finished with a traditional range of oak units. The first floor landing leads to two generous double bedrooms and a four-piece family bathroom including both the bath and a separate shower cubicle.

The generous rear garden is a further highlight of the property extending behind the adjoining cottage creating a larger than average garden enjoying a private aspect with an original brick-built store. The cottage enjoys the practical advantages of gas fired central heating and double glazing. Viewing highly recommend to fully appreciate the individual nature of this character home.

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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

Sealed unit double glazed front door opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY

A welcoming reception hallway finished with contrasting black and white floor tiles with an attractive staircase rising to the first floor with coat hanging space below. Radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation and period stripped wooden doors to:

DINING ROOM (4.06 x 3.12)

A most comfortable room situated to the front of the property featuring exposed wooden floorboards complemented by an impressive brick-built corner open fireplace with a stone hearth and oak bessemer. Radiator and half square double glazed bay window to the front elevation.

LOUNGE (4.97 x 3.66)

Of generous proportions across the full width of the cottage finished with stylish wooden effect flooring and a limestone fireplace with a marble hearth and surround with an inset living flame gas fire. Measurements exclude a useful walk-in storage/utility cupboard housing the gas fired boiler. Radiator, double glazed window to the side elevation and double glazed french doors opening to the rear garden. Radiator and square arch to:

KITCHEN (3.29 x 2.77)

Fitted with a range of oak base and eye level units and drawers complemented by natural stone effect rolled edge work surfaces extending to a peninsular breakfast bar creating a natural division between the kitchen and the lounge finished with quarry floor tiles, radiator, tiled splashbacks, double glazed door and window opening to the side with a further double glazed window to the rear. A range of appliances include an integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer and a freestanding gas double oven incorporating a gas hob with extractor fan above and a freestanding washing machine included in the sale.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Access to the loft space and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE (3.84 x 3.37)

Generous double bedroom with measurements excluding a built-in double wardrobe with further eye level cupboards over, radiator and double glazed window to both the front and side elevations.

BEDROOM TWO (3.78 x 2.72)

A further generous double room with measurements including a range of built-in wardrobes and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with laundry shelves. Radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

BATHROOM (2.81 x 2.13)

Fitted with a white suite comprising a wooden panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level wc and a vanity hand wash basin with cupboard below. Separate walk-in shower cubicle, white tiled surrounds, exposed wooden floorboards and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

OUTSIDE

The property is set back from the road behind a well stocked front garden with grey block paved pathway extending to the entrance vestibule with carriage light and tiled step leading to the front door. Side gated access to the rear garden.

REAR GARDEN

A further highlight of the property is the generous rear garden extending behind the adjoining cottage providing a larger than average wide lawn with block paved patio area, pathway extending to the wooden garden shed, mature shrubbery and boundary hedging creating a private aspect. Useful brick-built store and wooden pergola.

PARKING

Whilst not allocated, the current owner regularly parks one vehicle immediately outside the front of the cottage.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.
The Council Tax band is D. The amount payable for the year 2020/21 is £1827.77.
The EPC Rating is D.

VIEWING INFORMATION

Viewing is 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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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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