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.
Wide hardwood leaded light part-glazed front door opening to:
Quarry tiled flooring, leaded light windows to the side and front elevations with an attractive hardwood leaded light stained glass front door with matching leaded light stained glass side and toplite windows opening to:
A fantastic introduction to this period home, a wide welcoming reception hallway complete with the original wooden parquet flooring laid in an attractive herringbone pattern with an impressive wooden panelled staircase rising to the first floor. Stripped original doors, architraves and tall skirtings finished with dado rails and ornate cornicing and ceiling rose, radiator with decorative cover, part-glazed door to the kitchen with further doors opening to:
An elegant room of comfortable proportions featuring an impressive multi-paned square full height bay window to the front elevation with attractive wooden window seat with concealed storage complemented by an impressive fireplace with carved Doric columns extending to a wide mantle and mirror above an ornate open grate and black slate hearth. Further multi-pane window to the side elevation, dado rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Two radiators with decorative covers.
Of excellent proportions, ideal for entertaining providing space for a large family sized dining table, attractive white wooden painted fireplace with a detailed open grate with a black slate hearth. Dado rail, ornate corning and ceiling rose, radiator with decorative cover, multi-pane window to the front elevation, wall lights and glazed double doors opening to:
A most comfortable room featuring an attractive brick inglenook style fireplace with oak bessemer and an inset cast iron multi-fuel burning stove set to a stone hearth, media shelving and cabinets to either recess, space for breakfast table, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose, radiator with decorative cover and a bank of UPVC double glazed bi-folding doors opening to the conservatory with a wide square arch opening through to the kitchen.
Perfectly situated at the rear of the property to take full advantage of the glorious gardens, of UPVC double glazed construction with a vaulted double glazed roof, attractive patterned quarry floor tiles with the benefit of electric underfloor heating. Central double glazed french doors opening to the garden.
Fitted with a traditional range of farmhouse pine base and eye level units and drawers with a matching wall mounted spice and plate racks and fridge/freezer surround with contrasting wicker drawers finished with black mottled granite square edged work surfaces with matching upstands with an inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with a carved drainer and a counter-mounted chrome mixer tap. Quarry floor tiles, under-unit lighting, original brick arched range recess housing a gas fired Rayburn with twin ovens, warming drawer, stainless steel twin hotplates and granite splashbacks. Two multi-pane windows to the rear elevation and one to the side. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher with freestanding stainless steel American style fridge/freezer included in the sale price. The kitchen extends to an inner hallway, door to the understairs storage cupboard, continuation of quarry floor tiles with built-in Welsh dresser with wine storage and part-glazed door to:
Continuation of quarry floor tiles, coat hanging space and a glazed door opening to the rear garden with a further door to:
Hand wash basin set to a tiled vanity shelf with cupboard below, low level wc, dado rail, tiled splashbacks, continuation of quarry floor tiles and a multi-pane window to the rear elevation.
A most impressive central landing extending to a study recess with a multi-pane window to the front elevation. Dado rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose, radiator with decorative cover, access to part-boarded loft space with light and ladder. Stripped door architraves and tall skirtings, door to the airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with laundry shelves with further doors to:
Of excellent proportions featuring an impressive decorative fireplace with an inset detailed cast iron grate with a living flame effect fire with the original tiled slips and black slate hearth. Dado rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose, display alcove with glass shelving, radiator, wall lights, downlighters and multi-pane window to the front elevation, second door to the airing cupboard and further door to:
Fitted with a traditional white three-piece suite comprising a low level wc and a cast iron wooden panelled bath with traditional mixer tap and a separate Mira electric shower over with fitted shower screen, hand wash basin set to a wooden vanity unit with cupboard below and matching decorative wooden panelled walls to half-height and white tiled splashback, traditional school style column radiator, extractor fan and multi-pane window to the rear elevation.
Measurements exclude the door recess. Built-in double wardrobes with an archway opening to the bedroom area with measurements excluding a further range of built-in wardrobes across the full width of the room, wall lights, radiator and multi-pane window to the rear elevation.
A further generous double room with a feature square multi-pane window to the front elevation, dado rail and radiator.
A comfortable twin room with dado rail, radiator and window to the side elevation.
Fitted with a traditional white four-piece suite comprising a feature freestanding roll top cast iron bath with claw feet with an antique style mixer tap and shower attachment. Traditional high flush wc with pull chain and chrome brightwork and hand wash basin set to a wooden vanity unit with cupboard below. Corner walk-in shower cubicle with fitted shower, exposed wooden floorboards, traditional column style school radiator, traditional chrome towel radiator, tiled splashbacks to half-height, extractor fan and two multi-pane windows to the rear elevation.
The property is set back from the cul-de-sac behind an established front garden with attractive brick boundary walls, mature well stocked borders, specimen trees with a splendid mature wisteria adorning the front of the property. Side gated access leading to the rear garden.
An "L" shaped block paved driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles leading to the tandem length garage/workshop.
Part divided to provide a workshop area to the rear of the garage with mezzanine storage level, electric up and over door, power and light. Personal stable door opening to the rear garden.
A particular highlight of the property is the glorious meticulously maintained rear garden with a substantial paved terrace across the full width of the property with mature well stocked flower and shrub borders. The garden beyond extends to a manicured lawn flanked by deep well stocked flower and shrub borders and a number of specimen trees including a most impressive mature copper beech tree creating areas of dappled shade. The garden extends past an ornamental fish pond with a further part-enclosed seating area with steps to wooden garden shed with raised beds and potting shed. Outside tap and light. Side gated access to the front of the property and a stable door opening to the garage/workshop.
The Rayburn serves the domestic hot water and the radiators to the ground floor.
The Tenure of this property is FREEHOLD,The Council Tax Band is F. The amount payable for the year 2022-23 is £2856.93. The EPC Rating is F.
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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: email@example.com