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6 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

BALDOCK, Hertfordshire

£850,000

Property Description

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We are favoured with instructions to offer for sale 'The Gates', situated on the High Street. A late 17th century Georgian House approximately 3000sq ft. with a large south facing 100ft walled rear garden. The ancient black gates are believed to be 15th century and are said to have come from the medieval hospital of St. Mary Magdalene that stood outside Baldock. The property has accommodation over four floors boasting seven bedrooms, 21ft drawing room,19ft sitting room and 21ft dining room. This property maintains many of the original features including exposed beams, the window shutters, wooden floors and attractive tiles in the reception hall. Situated on the High Street you are literally within strolling distance of the highly acclaimed schools, restaurants, coffee shops and the train station with a prompt and regular service to Kings Cross and Cambridge. The Gates is iconic. EPC rating E.

GROUND FLOOR

PORTICO ENTRANCE:
Heavy black wooden door with bell pull, opens into:

HALLWAY:
Imposing entrance with wooden flooring and coved ceiling. Doors to the sitting room and drawing room. Steps and an archway to a beautifully tiled floor in a mosaic pattern extending to the back door, cloakroom and kitchen. Note the curved recess on the right hand side and the solid wooden staircase rising to the next two floors. Latticed boxed radiator.

CLOAKROOM:
Suite comprising low flush wc and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with cupboard under. Radiator. Extractor fan.

DRAWING ROOM:
Abt 21' 3" x 13' 8" (6.48m x 4.17m) A well-proportioned elegant room with wooden flooring and beautiful coved ceiling and dado rail. The focal point is the marble open working fireplace with inset cast iron grate and tiled hearth. This room retains the high skirting boards and has a bay window to the front aspect with the original wooden shutters. Large storage cupboard to the far corner and stairs leading down to the cellar.

CELLAR:
Abt 13'3" x 12'7" (4.04m x 3.84m) The cellar has been professionally converted to provide a well-proportioned room with full head height with a circular window to the front aspect. The room is centrally heated with a radiator. In the right hand corner, a door and the original steps up to the living room. Door to:

WINE CELLAR:
Ideal to store wine or to provide storage in general. Full head height with light and power.

DINING ROOM:
Abt 19' 8" x 15' 11" plus 3' recess into the window (5.99m x 4.85m plus 3' recess into the window) This is a particularly attractive room retaining many features of the era including a lovely bay window to the front aspect with original window shutters and a lovely fireplace with stone hearth. This room enjoys a high ceiling, picture rail, ornate coving and wooden flooring throughout. There are two pairs of wall lights. Note: in the arched section to the far end the small display cabinet. Steps and door up to the:

KITCHEN:
Abt 11' 3" x 12' 8" (3.43m x 3.86m) Dual aspect bespoke kitchen with a range of cream coloured soft close wall and base units with integrated appliances, in contrast to the solid wooden butcher block style work surfaces and inset deep butler sink. Slate flooring throughout. The integrated appliances include a range style double oven and hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher and concealed washer dryer. Inset ceiling spot lights and kick board LED mood lighting.

STAIRCASE:
The solid wooden staircase rises to the first floor and splits left and right. There is a full landing and staircase to the second floor. On the first floor, four rooms, bathroom and a separate shower. Typical of this era, the Georgians would have a sitting room on the first floor.

FIRST FLOOR

SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM:
Abt 19' 1" x 12' 4" (5.82m x 3.76m) A light, bright room with a secondary glazed window to front aspect. Radiator. The focal point is the cast iron fireplace and marble hearth.

BEDROOM:
Abt 12' 3" x 12' 2" (3.73m x 3.71m) Double bedroom with a single glazed window to front aspect. Radiator.

BEDROOM:
Abt 16' 3" x 11' 2" (4.95m x 3.40m) Double bedroom with a single glazed window to front aspect. Cast iron fireplace and wooden surround. Corner wash hand basin and pedestal. Access to this room is from both sides of the landing.

BEDROOM:
Abt 14' 8" x 17' 1" (4.47m x 5.21m) Double bedroom with attractive bay window to front aspect and a beautiful fireplace in the corner. Wooden floor. Pedestal mounted wash hand basin. Radiator.

BATHROOM:
Two windows to rear aspect. White suite comprising shower cubicle, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Slate flooring.

SHOWER CUBICLE:
Shower cubicle situated at the far end of the landing.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING:
The full landing has a window to rear aspect. Wooden flooring throughout to the three bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM:
Abt 16' 7" x 11' 5" (5.05m x 3.48m) Double bedroom with a single glazed window to front aspect. Radiator. Wooden flooring. Large built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM:
12' 6" x 12' 2" (3.81m x 3.71m) Double bedroom with a single glazed window to front aspect. Radiator. Wooden flooring.

BATHROOM:
A particularly spacious bathroom with a window to rear aspect. White suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush wc. Contrasting wooden floors.

BEDROOM:
Abt 13' 3" x 10' 4" (4.04m x 3.15m) Double bedroom with a single glazed window to front aspect. Radiator. Wooden floors. Adjacent to:

OUTSIDE

GARDEN:
This property enjoys a particularly large south westerly facing walled garden approx 100ft long by approx 50ft wide. Mostly laid to lawn with a back drop of mature trees.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

EPC:
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Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2012

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Satchells Estate Agents, Baldock

8 High Street, Baldock, SG7 6AR

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