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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cromer, Herts, SG2

Under Offer £749,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedroom country home
  • Vastly modernised
  • Two bathrooms
  • Fantastic semi-rural location
  • Three-quarter acre plot
  • Triple Stable block
  • Detached Garage
  • Covered car port
  • Very private location
  • Backing onto fields

Full description

Occupying a generous plot approaching THREE-QUARTERS OF AN ACRE whilst enjoying a tranquil rural location at the top of a small lane in the popular hamlet of Cromer, just outside Walkern, a most attractive red brick four bedroom detached country home which has been extended in the past and more recently greatly improved by the current owners.

Chapel House enjoys grounds of approximately three quarters of an acre comprising formal gardens, shingled driveway and a detached garage with covered car port and stable block.

The property boasts a comfortable yet stylish open-plan arrangement of accommodation that includes an entrance lobby/utility room, reception hallway, ground floor refitted shower room, pantry, refitted kitchen/breakfast room, generous sitting/dining room with wood burning stove, separate family room, first floor landing leading to four bedrooms and a recently refitted family bathroom.

Practical benefits include UPVC wooden grain effect double glazing and oil fired central heating. Viewing highly recommended.

Cromer - Cromer is a small Hamlet situated approximately one mile from Walkern Village where there are several public houses and a local convenience store. The nearest infant and junior schools are in the neighbouring villages of Weston, Ardeley and Walkern. Cromer is within easy reach of the neighbouring towns of Baldock, Letchworth and Stevenage and access to the A1(M) is approximately 15 minutes by car. Of historical interest are archaeological finds dating back to 8500 - 4500 B.C. Cromer boasts Hertfordshire's only remaining Post Mill in full working order.

The Accommodation Comprises - UPVC double glazed door opening to:

Entrance Lobby /Utility Room - 8'1" x 5'11" (2.46m x 1.80m) - Featuring stylish cream ceramic tiled floor, a contemporary floor to ceiling radiator, exposed original brickwork, deep butchers block wooden work surface with cream base units concealing an integrated fridge, separate freezer with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Contrasting tiled splashbacks and UPVC double glazed windows to both the rear and side elevations. Wide doorway to:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 14'0" x 9'6" (4.27m x 2.90m) - A spacious "L" shaped refitted kitchen/breakfast room comprising a comprehensive range of cream base and eye level units and drawers complemented by mottled granite work surfaces with a continuation of the cream ceramic tiled flooring with contrasting tiled splashbacks, inset white ceramic one and half bowl sink unit with a chrome mixer tap, further matching tall larder style cupboards, under-unit lighting, breakfast bar and a stainless steel electric Range oven incorporating a ceramic hob and a glazed and stainless steel extractor canopy above. UPVC double glazed windows to both the rear and side elevations. Wide opening through to:

Dining Area - 14'5" x 13'1" (4.39m x 3.99m) - Continuation of cream ceramic tiled floor, a UPVC double glazed bay window to the rear elevation with radiator, ample space for dining table, floor to ceiling contemporary radiator, door to the reception hallway, wide opening to the sitting room creating an open-plan, bright and spacious feel to the ground floor accommodation.

Family Room - 16'1" x 12'8" (4.90m x 3.86m) - A most comfortable room, generously proportioned, featuring a wrought iron multi-fuel burning stove set to a stone hearth, TV and phone points, UPVC double glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations, door to:

Sitting Room - 20'11" x 11'10" (6.38m x 3.61m) - A most generous traditional reception room currently used as a family room with teak wood block flooring with a triple aspect provided by double glazed windows to the front, side and rear elevations and double glazed doors opening to the paved courtyard and gardens.

Reception Hallway / Study - 15'9" x 6'3" (4.80m x 1.91m) - Attractive staircase rising to the first floor with useful storage cupboard below, airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank and laundry shelves, separate coats cupboard, telephone point and double glazed window to the front elevation. Doors to:

Downstairs Shower Room - Refitted with a modern white three-piece suite comprising a circular vanity hand wash basin set to a wooden grain effect vanity unit with a counter-mounted chrome mixer tap, walk-in shower cubicle with a dual shower, tiled splashbacks and contrasting mosaic tiling, low level wc with chrome push button flush, porcelain tiled floor, chrome heated towel radiator and a double glazed window to the front elevation.

Pantry - Quarry tiled floor, coat hanging space and double glazed window to front elevation.

First Floor Landing - Double glazed window to the side elevation, downlighters, comprehensive range of built-in eaves storage cupboards and drawers, sliding door to bathroom and further doors to:

Bedroom One - 16'1" x 11'10" (4.90m x 3.61m) - A generous master bedroom with UPVC double glazed picture window to the front elevation with a further double glazed window to the side, radiator, range of built-in bedroom furniture including wardrobes and a chest of drawers.

Bedroom Two - 14'2" x 9'8" (4.32m x 2.95m) - A further double bedroom with a built-in single wardrobe, radiator, access to loft space and double glazed picture window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three - 12'8" x 7'5" (3.86m x 2.26m) - Radiator, downlighters, additional access to loft space and double glazed picture window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Four - 11'7" x 9'8" (3.53m x 2.95m) - Radiator, small cupboard under the eaves and double glazed picture window to the front elevation.

Family Bathroom - 12'2" x 5'8" (3.71m x 1.73m) - The original separate bathroom and wc have been combined to create a spacious family bathroom featuring a white oval bath with wall mounted mixer tap, rectangular hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap and vanity cupboard below, low level wc with dual push button flush and chrome heated towel rail. Feature exposed and stripped ceiling timber, wooden effect flooring and two double glazed windows to the rear elevation.

Outside - The property sits to the front of mature well maintained grounds of approximately three-quarters of an acre approached via private driveway from the High Street leading onto a gravelled driveway providing ample off-road parking, extending to a detached garage and car port. The main gardens are predominantly laid to well tended lawns interspersed with stocked flower and shrub borders and a number of mature trees. In addition there is an extensive paved terrace to the side of the Chapel House with steps leading to the main gardens. A private aspect is enjoyed to all boundaries which are enclosed by mature clipped beech hedging. The recently replaced oil storage tank is situated to the front of the property with outside water, lighting and power.

Outbuildings -

Garage - 9'10" x 10'2" (3.00m x 3.10m) - Brick built garage with pitch tiled roof and metal up and over door, power and light. Door and window to the side elevation with car port to the front.

Stables - 36'0" x 11'10" approx (10.97m x 3.61m appro x) - A substantial triple block of wooden construction on a concrete base with three self-contained stables with power and light.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected, drainage is by way of a private septic tank and the heating is oil-fired with a recently installed oil-fired boiler and oil tank.

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