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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale


Sold STC £1,000,000

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This impressive home is believed to date back to the 1870's and was formerly part of one grand house that has been divided into two fine residences of which Collett Hall is one. The property enjoys many fine period features with high ceilings, original fireplaces, a grand hallway and staircase, an excellent cellar, stripped and tiled flooring and lovely gardens.

Set in good size mature gardens and being in the heart of Ware this fine home is well placed for those who enjoy privacy and yet wish to be within a few minutes stroll from the High Street and the station just beyond.

The accommodation comprises reception hallway, main hallway, under stairs rear lobby, downstairs wc, cellar, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, drawing room, snug/library, first floor landing, bathroom, master bedroom, four further bedrooms, shower room and attic rooms.

Reception Hallway - Approached through the front door into this attractive spacious hallway that has an original tiled floor and built in corner cupboards and recessed shelving. High ceiling. Original panelling. Open to:

The Main Hallway - A very impressive hallway with grand staircase to the first floor, high ceilings, original panelling, Picture rail. Parquet flooring. Glazed Victorian door opening to the garden. Walk in Cloak room. Stairs to the first floor.

Understairs Rear Lobby - Door down to cellar and door into:

Downstairs Wc - Attractively fitted with a wash basin set into a marble topped base cupboard. WC. Tiled floor and walls. Double glazed window to the rear.

Cellar - A useful cellar of three rooms. One with fitted wall and base cupboards. Gas fired boiler and high pressure hot water cylinder.
plumbing for washing machine.

Sitting Room - A very comfortable and good size room with high ceiling and a fine Victorian fireplace with ornate marble surround. French doors opening to the garden. Parquet flooring. Picture rail. TV point. Cast iron radiators. Sash window to the side. Door to Reception hallway and door into the kitchen.

Kitchen - Wall and base level units with worktop surfaces and under unit lighting. Sink with mixer tap. Window to the rear overlooking the garden. Built in dishwasher. Inset downlights. Serving hatch.

Dining Room - Large Victorian fireplace with tiled insets and ornate over mantle with seats to each side of the chimney breast. Cast iron radiators. French doors to the garden. Picture rail. Timber flooring.

Drawing Room - A very impressive room with high vaulted and timbered ceiling. Arched window to side aspect and square bay window to the garden aspect with ornate cast iron window seat. Wood block flooring. Cast iron radiators. Original safe doors. Steps up to:

The Snug/ Library - Ornate stained glass windows to three aspects. Radiators. Victorian fireplace with tiled surrounds. Book shelving.

First Floor Landing - Built in cupboards including an airing cupboard and one with steps up to the attic rooms. Window to side overlooking the garden.

Family Bathroom - Panel enclosed bath with shower over and full tiling to shower area. Further tiled surrounds. Ladder style rad/towel rail. Double glazed window to the rear. Wash basin. WC. Window to side.

Master Bedroom - 18'9 x 11'9 (5.72m x 3.58m) - Range of wardrobes. Double glazed windows to two aspects. Cast iron radiator.

Bedroom Two - 15' X 14'1 (4.57m X 4.29m) - Radiator. Sash window to the front aspect.

Bedroom Three - 12'2 x 11'9 (3.71m x 3.58m) - Double glazed window to the front aspect. Cast iron radiator.

Bedroom Four - 16'1 x 10' (4.90m x 3.05m) - Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Cast iron radiator. Built in wardrobes.

Bedroom Five - 10'8 x 10'1 (3.25m x 3.07m) - Double glazed window to the side aspect. Cast iron Victorian fireplace. Radiator. Built in wardrobes.

Shower Room - Fully tiled shower cubicle. Wash basin. WC. Tiled surrounds. Two Velux roof lights.

Attic Rooms - There are three useful attic rooms in the roof space as follows:
Room 1: 17'3 x 8'3
Room 2: 12'2 x 8'2
Room 3:12'2 x 8'2

Double Garage & Driveway - The property is approached at the side by a long gravel driveway that is shared with next door and leads to a large turning head at the top of the driveway, off which is its own DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over door. Within the driveway there is space for parking further cars.

The Gardens - The gardens are a particular feature of the house with large Yorkstone patios to both the side and the rear of the house together with mature trees and shrubs. Beyond the patios are lawned areas and there is a large sunken area of the garden with further paved and decked area. Within the gardens there is a summer house and a garden shed There are double gates that lead onto Collett Road.

Epc - EPC Rating F.

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verification from their surveyor, a relevant contractor or confirmation through their legal representatives. Statements pertaining to tenure are also given in good faith and should be verified by your legal representative. Where provided, floor plans are shown purely as an indication of layout and are not to scale and should not be treated as such.

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