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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Basils Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1

Sold STC £569,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Victorian home
  • Double fronted
  • Extended and modernised
  • Four bedrooms
  • En-suite to master bed
  • Vast kitchen/diner + Utility
  • D/s cloakroom/wc
  • Separate Family room
  • Separate Study
  • Garage + Driveway

Full description

An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase an extended detached double fronted four bedroom Victorian home, conveniently situated within a highly regarded turning within easy walking distance of the historic Old Town High Street.

The property has been considerably improved by the current owners and features an impressive two storey rear extension creating a vast open-plan kitchen/dining room with a spacious double bedroom above with an en-suite shower room.

The property benefits further from the advantage of an attached garage with driveway providing off-road parking for at least one vehicle. Further practical benefits include double glazing and gas fired central heating.

In full, the accommodation comprises a reception hallway, downstairs cloakroom/wc, a most comfortable lounge, separate family room, study, open-plan kitchen/dining room, utility room, generous first floor landing leading to four bedrooms, three of which are excellent double sized rooms with an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom and a well appointed family bathroom. In addition there is a pleasant well maintained rear garden enjoying a sunny aspect. Viewing highly recommended.

Location - Stevenage comprises both the New and Old Towns and is close to the A1M. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, a Waitrose and Tesco Express supermarket, cafs/restaurants, public houses, public library, local Schools and a bank. There are more comprehensive shopping facilities in the nearby New Town with Schools, a Leisure Complex, Theatre and Arts Centre and Stevenage mainline train station with fast regular trains to London Kings Cross (23 mins).

The Accommodation Comprises - An attractive entrance vestibule with quarry tiled floor and detailed storm porch with a substantial oak front door with leaded light glazed panels opening to:

Reception Hallway - A spacious reception hallway with staircase rising to the first floor, central heating thermostat, picture rails and doors to:

Downstairs Cloakroom / Wc - Fitted with a modern white two-piece suite comprising a low level wc and a rectangular hand wash basin with vanity cupboard below, glass blockwork window to the rear elevation, extractor fan and natural stone effect tiled floor.

Lounge - 4.24 x 3.66 (13'11" x 12'0") - A most comfortable room featuring exposed stripped wooden floorboards, a feature cast iron open fireplace with polished black granite hearth, double glazed bay window to the side elevation with built-in window seat and TV display cabinet with shelving to the fireplace recess. Picture rails, radiator and double glazed square bay window to the front elevation.

Family Room - 4.30 x 3.66 (14'1" x 12'0") - Continuation of exposed stripped wooden floorboards, feature cast iron open fireplace with polished black granite hearth, fitted shelving to fireplace recess, picture rails, radiator and double glazed bay window to the front elevation.

Study / Office - 3.67 x 2.75 (12'0" x 9'0") - An internal additional useful reception room ideally suited for use as a study/office with a door to the utility room (no window).

Kitchen / Dining Room - 7.65 x 5.43 (25'1" x 17'10") - A most impressive feature of the property is the vast open-plan kitchen/dining room with additional seating areas created by a substantial two-storey extension to the rear of the property and featuring double glazed bi-folding doors across the width of the room providing a stunning aspect whilst opening onto the rear garden. The kitchen area is defined by a comprehensive range of soft self-closing white high gloss base and eye level units with curved corner cabinets complemented by square edged wooden grain effect work surfaces and an inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with telescopic chrome mixer tap. Integrated fridge/freezer, space for a range oven with stainless steel extractor canopy above (to be fitted) with space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Stylish oak effect flooring, white tiled splashbacks, downlighters and two floor to ceiling contemporary style radiators. The room extends to a generous dining area with room for additional sofas with a double glazed picture window to the side elevation and continuation of downlighters. Double glazed bi-folding doors opening onto the rear garden.

Utility Room - 3.05 x 2.75 (10'0" x 9'0") - Quarry tiled floor, ceramic sink and built-in work surfaces with ample space for further kitchen appliances.

First Floor Landing - Spacious landing with access to the loft space, picture rail, oak internal doors opening to:

Bedroom One - 5.42 x 4.64 (17'9" x 15'3") - Of excellent proportions forming part of the first floor extension featuring two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and a further double glazed window to the side, two radiators and door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising a low level wc and a walk-in shower cubicle with fitted rain shower, rectangular hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap with vanity cupboard below, natural stone effect tiled splashbacks and flooring. Downlighters and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 4.95 x 3.65 (16'3" x 12'0") - A further generous double bedroom, two double glazed windows to the front elevation with a further double glazed window to the side, ornate cast iron fireplace with slate hearth, pictures rail and radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.32 x 3.65 into bay (14'2" x 12'0" into bay) - Featuring a double glazed square bay window to the front elevation, radiator and picture rails.

Bedroom Four - 3.46 x 2.75 (11'4" x 9'0") - A further generous bedroom with access to additional loft space, built-in double wardrobe and cabinet with shelving above to fireplace recess, radiator and double glazed sash window to the rear elevation,

Family Bathroom - 2.73 x 2.14 (8'11" x 7'0") - Fitted with a modern white three-piece suite comprising a low level wc, pedestal hand wash basin and a panelled bath with a rain shower over with shower screen, natural stone effect tiled walls and flooring. Extractor fan, radiator and built-in linen cupboard.

Outside -

Front - The property is set back from the road behind close-boarded fencing and wooden gate with pathway leading to the entrance vestibule. Concealed bin store to one side.

Driveway - Tarmac driveway to the side of the property providing off-road parking for at least one vehicle leading to the garage.

Garage - The property has the advantage of an adjoining garage with part-glazed double wooden doors with a further door to the side opening to a generous single garage with power and light.

Rear Garden - A further highlight of the property is the well maintained rear garden laid predominantly to a level lawn interspersed by a mature tree with block paved seating area to on corner, wooden pergola and matching block paved pathway extending across the width of the property. Outside light and tap. Personal door with window opening to the garage.

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28 September 2016


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