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3 bedroom town house for sale

Fore Street, Harlow, Essex

Sold STC £479,950

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Folio: 13345 A delightful and unique Grade II listed link detached Georgian style townhouse, dating back to 1835 and owned by the same family for three generations. Ashton has the benefits of a 90ft sunny south facing garden and a detached garage. Situated in the heart of Old Harlow and within a short walk from its mainline railway station, shops, public houses, restaurants, JMI and senior schooling. The property itself has a large sitting room, dining room, useful cellar, small study area, kitchen, utility room, downstairs w.c., 3 good size bedrooms, generous first floor bathroom and a beautiful brick front façade with wrought iron railings and cobbled garden. It is also accessed via a shared driveway through the unique archway, leading to the garage and a potential parking area. There is no onward chain and only by internal viewing will this delightful family home be fully appreciated.

Property ref: 121_2630_4125034

9' 10" x 8' 8" (3.00m x 2.64m) with a window to rear overlooking the garden, base and eye level units with a rolled edge work surface over and complementary tiled surrounds, single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with separate hot and cold taps, recess and plumbing for washer/dryer, recess for fridge, recess for gas cooker which is recessed into a fireplace with tiled surrounds and a raised quarry tiled hearth, built-in storage cupboard, single radiator, door to garden room, vinyl flooring.

9' 2" x 5' (2.79m x 1.52m) with matching base and eye level units with a rolled edge work surface, recess for freezer, recess for tumble dryer, cupboard housing gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating throughout, vinyl flooring, door to:

Downstairs Cloakroom 
Comprising a flush w.c., wall mounted wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, opaque window to rear, single radiator, vinyl tiled flooring.

Garden Room/Conservatory 
9' 4" x 6' 4" (2.84m x 1.93m) with a delightful sunny, south facing aspect with French doors leading out onto the rear patio and garden beyond, single radiator, vinyl tiled flooring.

Half Landing 
With a sash window to rear, fitted carpet, door leading to:

Large Family Bathroom 
9' 10" x 7' 10" (3.00m x 2.39m) comprising a tongue and groove panel enclosed bath with separate hot and cold taps, flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiled surrounds, single radiator, opaque sash window to rear, built-in linen cupboard, airing cupboard housing a lagged copper cylinder.

First Floor Landing 
With a fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 
14' 8" x 11' 6" (4.47m x 3.51m) a bright room with sash windows to two aspects, double radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 
14' 8" x 11' (4.47m x 3.35m) another bright room with a sash window to front, further window to rear overlooking the garden, double radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 
10' 10" x 6' (3.30m x 1.83m) with a sash window to front, built-in wardrobes and shelving adjacent, single radiator, fitted carpet.


Sitting Room 
14' 10" x 11' 10" (4.52m x 3.61m) with two double panelled radiators, sash window to front aspect, sash window to side aspect, picture rail, fitted carpet. A feature of this room is the red brick open grate log effect fire and raised quarry tiled hearth and mantle. Archway through to:

Dining Room 
10' 2" x 10' 2" (3.10m x 3.10m) with a sash window to front, double radiator, brick fireplace with a raised brick hearth and log effect gas fire with gas point, picture rail, fitted carpet.

Inner Hallway 
With a carpeted staircase rising to the first floor, space and recess for desk, double radiator, fitted carpet, steps down to lower level, door giving access to:

14' 2" x 10' (4.32m x 3.05m) with generous ceiling height, floor, power and light laid on, electric and gas meters.

The Rear 
A bright sunny, south facing rear garden which is fully enclosed by fencing and mature hedging. The rear garden measures approximately 90ft in length. Directly to the rear of the property and accessed via the French doors from the conservatory is a paved sun trap patio area. The garden is a mature garden which is well planted and nicely screened by trees. There is a pathway leading to the rear of the garden where there is a feature pond and pathways to both sides of the pond leading to a secret garden area where there is two garden sheds and a summer house with leaded light French doors to front and window to front.

23' 10" x 7' 8" (7.26m x 2.34m) with double opening doors to front, double opening doors to side, window to side, power and light. To the front of the garage is a concrete hard standing area with a set of painted black gates leading to an arch topped shared driveway with wrought iron gates leading to:

The Front 
To the front of the property there are wrought iron railings.

Local Authority 
Harlow District Council
Band ‘C’ (£1,437.23 – 2016/17)

Agents Note 
The parking area to the front of the garage could be widened to allow for a larger car. At the moment there is width sufficient for a small car.

Steps leading up to an impressive front door with fan light leading into:

Entrance Hall 
With a single radiator, fitted carpet, glazed door through to:

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14 July 2016


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