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Orchard Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3HE

Asking Price £600,000 - Freehold

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Property Details

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ATTRACTIVE, EXTENDED THREE BEDROOM VICTORIAN COTTAGE BENEFITING FROM A LARGER THAN AVERAGE PRIVATE REAR GARDEN ENJOYING A HIGHLY REGARDED CONVENIENT OLD TOWN LOCATION.


Key Features

  • Extended Victorian semi-detached cottage
  • Offering immense kerb appeal
  • Deceptively spacious accommodation
  • Three bedrooms
  • Sitting Room + Family Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Larger than average private, sunny garden
  • Driveway for one car
  • Walking distance to Old Town High Street & Train Station
A most attractive three bedroom, extended Victorian semi-detached cottage offering immense kerb appeal sitting behind attractive red brick elevations under a slate tiled roof whilst offering a deceptively spacious arrangement of versatile accommodation over two floors with a larger than average private, sunny rear garden. Practical benefits include gas central heating, double glazing and a driveway providing off-road parking for one small car.

The Cottage offers further scope to improve and extend with previous consent granted in 2016 for a two-storey rear extension. Currently the accommodation comprises a wide welcoming reception hallway, a most comfortable lounge with a feature fireplace and a wood burning stove, family room opening to a fitted kitchen with a spacious dining room beyond creating an open-plan and versatile feel to the ground floor accommodation, ground floor bathroom, first floor landing with study area providing access to three bedrooms, two of which are excellent sized double rooms and a further bathroom featuring a freestanding bath with claw feet.

The property retains a number of period features such as exposed floorboards, fireplaces and original stripped internal doors. The property is conveniently situated within this highly sought-after and regarded Old Town turning, just a short walk from the historic High Street and mainline railway station beyond providing fast direct links to Kings Cross in approximately 23 minutes. Viewing recommended.

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LOCATION

Stevenage comprises of 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, cafés/restaurants, public houses and a Doctor’s Surgery. In addition, the area is well served by Lister Hospital and a good selection of local primary and secondary schools. The New Town provides a large pedestrianised shopping centre and retail parks together with the Gordon Craig Theatre, David Lloyd Health Club, the Leisure Park with its restaurants, bars and night club, bowling alley and 16-screen Cineworld complex. Fairlands Valley Park and lakes are nearby. Stevenage mainline railway station offers a fast and frequent rail service into London Kings Cross (23 mins) and the St Pancras International rail link to Europe. Both Luton and Stansted Airports are approximately 20 miles away.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Panelled period front door opening to:

RECEPTION HALL - 4.27m x 1.69m incl staircase

Attractive period staircase rising to the first floor, radiator, wooden block flooring, dado rail, central heating thermostat, window to the rear elevation, understairs storage cupboard and stripped panelled doors to:

SITTING ROOM - 4.85m x 3.54m

A most comfortable dual aspect room with painted wooden exposed floorboards, radiator, feature double glazed bay window to the front elevation and french doors opening to the rear garden. Substantial fireplace with exposed brickwork, flagstone hearth and an inset cast iron wood burning stove with an oak bessemer above. Picture rail.

FAMILY ROOM - 4.01m x 3.86m

A continuation of the wooden block flooring, pretty cast iron fireplace with original tiled slips and tiled hearth with built-in cabinets either side of the fireplace with shelves above. Radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation. Wide square archway to the kitchen/dining room.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 6.98m x 2.73m

Fitted with a comprehensive range of cherrywood base and eye level units and drawers finished with a pearlescent black granite square edged work surfaces with an inset stainless steel sink unit with carved drainer and chrome mixer tap. The units extend to a matching kitchen island with an inset touch-sensitive electric hob, ceiling mounted extractor canopy above and contrasting stainless steel counter top. Further integrated appliances include a double oven, washing machine with space for a freestanding dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. Wooden flooring laid in a herringbone pattern and sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation. The kitchen opens through to the dining area with exposed wooden floorboards, radiator, further sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation and french doors opening to the rear garden. Door to:

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM - 2.24m x 1.59m

Fitted with a period high flush wc with embossed cast iron cistern and pull chain, vanity hand wash basin, wooden panelled bath with separate shower over, black and white checkerboard tiled walls.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING - 4.25m x 1.69m

A generous landing providing a study area, access to the loft space, sash window to the rear elevation and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE - 4.23m x 3.53m

A generous double room featuring a pretty cast iron fireplace and painted wooden exposed floorboards. Radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.82m x 3.51m

A further generous double room with painted wooden exposed floorboards, built-in wardrobes either side of central shelving with further eye level cupboards, radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM THREE - 2.95m x 2.64m

Another double room with wooden laminate flooring, radiator and double glazed window to the rear elevation.

BATHROOM - 1.58m x 1.52m

Fitted with a traditional white suite comprising a freestanding roll top bath with claw feet with antique style mixer tap and shower attachment. Low level wc and wall mounted hand wash basin. Painted wooden exposed floorboards and window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE FRONT

The property is set back from the road behind an attractive frontage with low brick dwarf boundary walls with stone capped pillars and central wrought iron gate with checkerboard quarry tiled pathway leading to the attractive slate tiled storm porch. Shingled garden either side with mature clipped boundary hedge.

DRIVEWAY

Concrete driveway to the side of the front garden providing off-road parking for one small to medium car. Gated access to the rear garden.

REAR GARDEN

The property enjoys the benefit of a larger than average rear garden enjoying a private sunny aspect laid predominantly to lawn with raised wooden decking immediately behind the lounge with a further shingled curved terrace to the rear of the dining room. The garden beyond is laid predominantly to a level lawn with a number of mature conifer trees providing further screening to the rear, enclosed on two sides by wooden panelled fencing with the remainder enclosed by an attractive brick retaining wall. Three garden sheds with the addition of a useful brick-built outside store with a pitched slate tiled roof. Side gated access to the driveway and front of the property.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD. The Council Tax Band is D. The amount payable for the year 2023-24 is £2075.94. The EPC Rating is to be advised.

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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