Stevenage comprises both the New and Old Towns and is conveniently situated within easy access of the A1M offering easy access to London, the M25 and also to the North. Local road links provide access to adjacent towns including Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Welwyn Garden City and Hertford. Stevenage is currently undergoing a £1billion Regeneration Plan. The initial plan will include the development covering 14.5 acres of the town centre and introducing 11 new buildings including residential, leisure, community, commercial and retail facilities. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, cafés/restaurants, public houses, a Library and two Doctor’s Surgeries. In addition, the area is well served by Lister Hospital and a good selection of local primary and secondary schools. The New Town currently 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.
Wide period hardwood front door with leaded light and stained glass decorative panelling with matching leaded top and sidelite windows. Opening to:
A grand, impressive reception hallway of excellent proportions providing a fantastic introduction to this spacious period home featuring the original attractive panelled staircase rising to the first floor with sizeable storage cupboards below, detailed tall ceiling finished with ornate cornicing complemented by tall skirting boards. Two radiators, glazed door to the breakfast room with panelled doors opening to:
A most comfortable room of excellent proportions finished with a tall ceiling and ornate cornicing, picture rails and detailed tall skirting boards. Full height sash bay window to the front elevation and a substantial marble open fireplace with a detailed cast iron surround with tiled slips and slate hearth. Two radiators.
A further versatile reception room benefiting from a continuation of the tall ceiling height with ornate cornicing, picture rails, detailed tall skirting boards, exposed wooden floorboards and attractive multi-paned casement double doors opening to the rear garden. Built-in crockery cupboard with bookshelves above. Radiator.
Fitted with a low level wc with push button flush, wall mounted hand wash basin, tiled surrounds and tiled flooring. Secondary glazed sash window to the side elevation.
It is worthy of note that the breakfast room could be combined with the existing kitchen to create a larger open-plan kitchen/breakfast room if so required. Currently providing ample space for a breakfast table and chairs with double secondary glazed sash window to the side elevation, radiator, tiled effect flooring laid over the orignal wooden floorboards, arched shelved recess and wooden mantle. Door to:
Continuation of tiled effect flooring laid over the orignal Victorian tiles whilst fitted with a comprehensive range of cream Shaker style base and eye level units finished with wooden effect work surfaces with an inset white ceramic sink unit with mixer tap with contrasting green glazed tiled splashbacks. A range of appliances include a cream rangemaster range oven incorporating a five-ring gas hob and integrated dishwasher. Glazed door with side window opening to the rear garden. Doorway to:
Continuation of tiled effect flooring, further cream Shaker style base and eye level units and drawers with white ceramic sink unit, radiator, two windows to the side elevation and sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation.
A tremendous split-level first floor landing featuring a continuation of the tall ceiling height. Double loft access, high level double glazed window to the rear elevation, two radiators, built-in double wardrobe and an airing cupboard with hot water tank and laundry shelves. Doors to:
A most comfortable room of excellent proportions featuring an attractive wooden fireplace, ornate cornicing, tall skirtings, radiator and secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation.
A further generous double room with a pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splashback set to one corner with a cupboard concealing the gas fired boiler. Ornate cornicing and detailed ceiling. Radiator and secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.
Featuring an attractive corner fireplace, radiator and secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.
Radiator and sash window to the side elevation.
Radiator and sash window to the front elevation.
Fitted with a shower bath with electric shower over, vanity hand wash basin with cupboard below, tiled splashbacks, radiator, tiled effect flooring and secondary glazed sash window to the side elevation.
Fitted with a low level wc and wall mounted hand wash basin, tiled splashbacks, radiator, tiled effect flooring and secondary glazed window to the side elevation.
The property is set back from the road behind attractive stone retaining walls with wrought iron gate and pathway extending to the entrance vestibule with separate block paved pathway providing wrought iron gated access to the rear garden.
A particular highlight of the property is the private generous rear garden in excess of 100ft in length enjoying a sunny aspect with substantial paved terracing immediately to the side and rear of the property with the garden beyond laid predominantly to lawn flanked by deep well stocked flower and shrub borders with a number of specimen trees enhancing the private nature of the garden. Two wooden sheds to the rear.
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 E.
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