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Chells Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 7AA

Guide Price £675,000 - Freehold

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Property Details

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Key Features

  • Extended Grade II Listed cottage
  • Three/four bedrooms over three floors
  • Two ground floor bedrooms and shower room
  • Wealth of original features
  • Stunning en-suite bathroom
  • Conservatory
  • Re-fitted Kitchen
  • Private well maintained grounds
  • Deep frontage set back behind leafy lane
  • Parking for several cars
A fantastic opportunity to purchase this deceptively spacious, sympathetically extended Grade II Listed three/four bedroom semi-detached cottage dating back to the mid-18th Century enjoying a semi-rural location fronting an ancient leafy lane within the original grounds of the historic Chells Manor house on the eastern outskirts of Stevenage.

The original cottage retains a wealth of original features including exposed beams, timbers and brick built fireplaces whilst a recently added ground floor extension provides two versatile double bedrooms and a stylish shower room creating flexible accommodation over three floors ideal for multi-generational living or independent ground floor living space.

Occupying a generous, well maintained fifth of an acre plot set behind a deep, shingled frontage providing an abundance of off road parking the cottage promotes a semi-rural feel with a delightful private, well maintained rear garden.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, a most comfortable sitting room with study recess and inglenook fireplace, stylish fitted kitchen, hardwood double glazed conservatory, "L" shaped inner hallway, two ground floor double bedrooms, downstairs shower room/WC, first floor landing leading to a further double bedroom with a most impressive four piece en-suite bathroom. A second staircase leads to a fourth bedroom on the second floor. Further practical benefits include leaded light double glazing and gas central heating to radiators with individual thermostatically controlled under floor heating to the extension. Viewing recommended.

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LOCATION

Stevenage comprises of both the New and Old Towns. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, cafés/restaurants and public houses. The New Town provides a large pedestrianised shopping centre and retail parks together with the Gordon Craig Theatre, David Lloyd Health Club, Fairlands Valley Park and lakes, the Leisure Park with its restaurants, bars and night club, bowling alley and 16-screen Cineworld complex. 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

Part-glazed front door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY

Finished with stylish oak flooring, coat hanging space, two concealed storage cupboards, exposed wall timber and an original braced and latched wooden panelled door opening to:

SITTING ROOM

A most comfortable room featuring an impressive brick-built Inglenook fireplace with a stone tiled hearth, substantial oak bessemer and a living flamer effect stove with useful storage cupboard to the Inglenook recess. Exposed ceiling and wall timbers, shuttered leaded light double glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations, an original braced and latched wooden panelled door opens to a concealed staircase rising to the first floor with a heavily beamed study recess to one side with a radiator, central heating thermostat with understairs storage. Further leaded light double glazed window to the rear elevation and door to:

KITCHEN

Fitted with a modern sleek range of gloss dove grey base and eye level units and drawers finished with natural stone effect square edged work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. A range of integrated appliances include a stainless steel double oven, a four-ring stainless steel gas hob with a glazed and stainless steel extractor canopy above and integrated dishwasher with space for a fridge/freezer. Stylish grey natural stone floor tiles with complimentary tiled splashbacks. Downlighters, leaded light double glazed windows to both the front and side elevations, exposed ceiling timber, part-glazed door to the conservatory with a braced and latched wooden panelled door opening to the inner hallway.

CONSERVATORY

Of sealed unit hardwood construction currently used as a dining room, stylish wooden effect flooring with windows and doors opening to the rear garden.

INNER HALLWAY

A generous "L" shaped inner hallway linking the original cottage to the ground floor extension. Underfloor heating control cupboard, airing cupboard with Megaflow hot water cylinder, further concealed storage and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Radiator, downlighters, skylight window, stylish wooden flooring, zoned central heating thermostat serving gas fired underfloor heating, brace and latched wooden panelled doors to:

BEDROOM THREE

A comfortable double sized room situated to the rear of the property with double glazed windows to both the side and rear elevations, downlightes and zoned underfloor heating thermostat.

BEDROOM FOUR

A further double room with measurements including a built-in open fronted wardrobe with shelving, downlighters and zoned underfloor heating thermostat. Downlighters and double glazed window to the side elevation.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM / WC

Fitted with a stylish white suite in a traditional design comprising a low level wc with a concealed cistern, vanity hand wash basin with vanity cupboard below and a triple length walk-in shower cubicle with a glazed screen and a chrome dual valve rain shower. Stylish wooden effect floor tiles complemented by grey tiled walls, downlighters, traditional chrome towel radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Radiator, leaded light double glazed window to the rear elevation. Braced and latched wooden panelled door with concealed staircase rising to the second floor with further braced and latched wooden panelled door to:

BEDROOM ONE

Of excellent proportions featuring a brick built fireplace with stone tiled hearth, substantial oak bessemer and deep walk-in wardrobe to fireplace recess. Radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, leaded light double glazed window to the front elevation. Original braced and latched wooden panelled door opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

A fantastic feature of the property, of excellent proportions, featuring a traditionally designed opulent white four-piece suite comprising a freestanding roll top slipper bath with chrome claw feet and floor mounted traditional chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Walk-in triple shower cubicle with glazed screen and a chrome dual valve rain shower with textured natural stone tiled splashbacks. Low level wc with concealed cistern set to decorative wooden panelling with vanity hand wash basin to one side with vanity cupboard below. Chrome ladder heated towel rail with a further traditional chrome towel radiator. Stylish patterned floor tiles, downlighters and leaded light double glazed windows to both the rear and side elevations.

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM TWO

A concealed staircase opens to the second floor generous double bedroom with a heavily timbered vaulted ceiling with sealed unit double glazed Velux window to the rear elevation and a further sealed unit double glazed window to the side. Measurements include the staircase recess with built-in perimeter shelving.

OUTSIDE

DRIVEWAY

The cottage is set back from Chells Lane behind a deep wide shingled frontage providing an abundance of off-road parking interspersed with a central border and gated access to the side and rear garden.

REAR GARDEN

A further highlight of the property is the private, cottage style garden, well maintained and landscaped to provide multiple areas of interest including a central wooden pergola and block paved terrace, lawns to the side interspersed with mature trees including an attractive walnut tree with deep shingled drifts interspersed with alpines, wooden garden shed, summerhouse and gated access to the front.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.The Council Tax Band is D. The amount payable for the year 2022-23 is £1977.88. The property is EPC exempt.

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 3AQT: 01438 360040. E: adrian.murphy@imab.net

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