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Walkern, Hertfordshire, SG2 7PH

Offers in excess of £750,000 - Freehold

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Property Details

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Key Features

  • Extended detached cottage
  • Fronting a quiet lane
  • Within the heart of the village
  • Community spirited location
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Open-plan kitchen/Dining room
  • Utility Room
  • Lounge + Study
  • D/s cloakroom/wc
  • Parking + Garage
  • Delightful gardens
  • Highly regarded Village location
A most attractive period home formally two farm workers cottages combined and more recently extended to provide an individual spacious extended four bedroom detached cottage offering a stunning arrangement of versatile accommodation set behind traditional cream smooth rendered elevations under a slate tiled roof.

Whilst centrally located within the heart of the village the cottage fronts onto a quiet no through lane set back from the High Street, popular with residents and walkers alike creating a community minded feel to the location.

A thoughtfully planned two storey extension provides an abundance of additional accommodation including a substantial integrated garage, useful study and two additional first floor bedrooms featuring vaulted ceilings whilst the master bedroom features an en-suite shower room and dressing room with a Juliet balcony overlooking the landscaped rear garden.

The cottage style garden is a further feature of the home, low maintenance and landscaped to provide a number of areas of interest, ideal for entertaining whilst enjoying distant views to the countryside beyond the village boundary. A shingle driveway to the side of the property provides tandem parking for at least two vehicles whilst further practical benefits include gas fired central heating serving a number of contemporary bisque radiators with additional benefit of underfloor heating where specified, double glazing and a most spacious integral garage with electric roller door.

Further highlights of the accommodation include slate floor tiles throughout the whole of the ground floor, oak joinery and a bespoke Howdens gloss kitchen finished in sandstone complemented by Brazilian Taurus granite work surfaces. The first floor family bathroom has been refitted with an oval freestanding bath and double shower cubicle with a separate wc whilst a useful utility room and downstairs cloakroom provides additional practical benefits. In full, the accommodation comprises a welcoming reception hallway, comfortable lounge opening through to the kitchen/dining room, study, utility room, downstairs cloakroom/wc, first floor landing with a study area leading to four double bedrooms, two of which feature vaulted ceilings with a Juliet balcony, an en-suite shower room an dressing room to the master bedroom and a modern family bathroom with separate wc. The property enjoys a pleasant position set back from the Village High Street along this "no through" Lane whilst the first floor provides views over the village to distant countryside. Viewing highly recommended.

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WALKERN

Walkern is a select and pretty village set through country lanes approximately four miles from the nearest train station in Stevenage which has fast regular trains to London Kings Cross (approx 23 minutes). Within the village there are local shops including a convenience store, renowned tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and a highly regarded infant/junior school which has an OFSTED rating of "Good"

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Traditional oak panelled front door with sealed unit double glazed side window opening to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY

Finished with stylish slate floor tiles with the benefit of underfloor heating, downlighters, coat hanging space and oak door to:

LOUNGE

A most comfortable room of excellent proportions featuring continuation of slate floor tiles, downlighters, glazed oak double doors opening to the study, traditional column style Bisque radiator, double glazed bay window to the front elevation and doorway to:

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM

Featuring continuation of slate floor tiles with the kitchen area defined by a comprehensive range of handleless gloss sandstone coloured base and eye level units with deep pan drawers by Howdens Kitchens, finished with visually striking square edged black Brazilian Taurus granite work surfaces and window sill complemented by black glazed splashbacks with an inset black acrylic single sink unit with a carved drainer, counter-mounted instant boiling water tap and separate filtered water tap. Appliances include an integrated dishwasher, wine cooler and a black Rangemaster range oven incorporating twin ovens and a proving drawer with a five-ring gas burner including a griddle plate, black glazed cooker splashback and extractor canopy above. Downlighters and double glazed window to the rear elevation, staircase rising to the first floor, space for dining table, contemporary tubular Bisque pepper pot floor to ceiling radiator and further double glazed bow window to the front elevation.

UTILITY ROOM

Fitted with base cupboards, with an inset sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, continuation of slate floor tiles, double glazed door to the rear garden and double glazed window to the side elevation. Door to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM / WC

Fitted with a low level wc and a wall mounted hand wash basin, textured slate wall tiles to half-height, continuation of slate floor tiles, chrome towel radiator, extractor fan, double glazed window to the side elevation.

STUDY

An additional versatile reception room currently being used as a study featuring continuation of the slate floor tiles with the benefit of underfloor heating, double glazed window to the side elevation and personal door to the garage.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

A generous landing space widening to provide a study area, 3.36m x 2.23m, with a floor to ceiling contemporary tubular bisque pepper pot floor to ceiling radiator, access to the insulated boarded loft space with ladder, double glazed window to the side elevation, additional natural light provided by a sun tunnel. The landing opens to an inner hallway with doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE

Incorporating a generous bedroom area, en-suite shower room and a useful walk-in dressing room.

BEDROOM

Featuring a part-vaulted ceiling, downlighters, sealed unit double glazed Velux window with fitted blind to the side elevation, wide double glazed french doors with wrought iron Juliet balcony with views to the landscaped garden. Contemporary Bisque B2 squared radiator. Measurements exclude airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a low level wc with push button flush, vanity hand wash basin set to an oak vanity unit with cupboard, shelves and counter-mounted chrome mixer tap. Corner shower cubicle fitted with a an Aqualisa shower, glass splashbacks, ceramic floor tiles, downlighters, extractor fan, towel radiator and a sealed unit double glazed Velux window to the side elevation.

DRESSING ROOM

Useful dressing room with built-in chest of drawers, shelving and hanging rails. Wall mounted electric radiator and PIR sensor downlighters.

BEDROOM TWO

A further double room with a feature vaulted ceiling, downlighters, traditional column style radiator and sealed unit double glazed Velux window with fitted blind to the side elevation with a further double glazed window to the side.

BEDROOM THREE

A further double bedroom with measurements including a range of built-in wardrobes, traditional column style radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation.

BEDROOM FOUR

Dual aspect provided by double glazed windows to both the front and side elevations, traditional column style radiator and downlighters.

FAMILY BATHROOM

Fitted with a white suite comprising a freestanding oval bath with floor-standing chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. Double walk-in shower cubicle with dual valve rain shower and a pedestal hand wash basin. Illuminated bathroom mirror with motion sensor and bluetooth connectability, polished porcelain floor and wall tiles, downlighters, towel radiator and double glazed window to the front elevation.

SEPARATE WC

Fitted with a low level wc and vanity hand wash basin, continuation of porcelain tiling, radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE

FRONT

The property is set back from the Lane with a front border, part enclosed by wooden picket fencing with a block paved pathway extending to the front door and storm porch.

DRIVEWAY

A shingle tandem driveway to the side of the property providing off-road parking for up to two vehicles with a block paved pathway extending via a gated access leading to the gardens.

GARAGE

A generous integral single garage with power and light with electric remote roller door, personal door to the study, wall mounted gas fired boiler. It is worthy of note that the garage could be converted to provide additional accommodation if so required.

REAR GARDEN

A particular feature of the property is the landscaped rear garden centred around a number of entertaining areas including a circular patios, linked by stepping stones and shingled drifts with the use of reclaimed timbers to create further pathways and borders with well stocked shrubbery, clever use of trellis screening and mature planting enhancing the private nature of the garden. Wooden garden shed, wood store and pizza oven.

TENURE, COUNCIL TAX AND EPC

The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD.The North Hertfordshire Council Tax Band is F. The amount payable for the year 2022-23 is £2856.05.The EPC Rating is C.

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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