5 bedroom cottage for sale

Astwick, Stotfold, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A stunning five bedroom detached thatched cottage located in the idyllic Astwick Conservation Area
  • Full of character with many period features
  • Set in grounds of approximately a third of an acre
  • Double garage with attached office space
  • En-suites to both the master and guest bedrooms
  • Reception hall with open fireplace
  • Formal lounge and dining room as well as a large family room
  • Fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility room
  • Must be viewed internally
  • Chain free

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique opportunity and chance of a lifetime to acquire this stunning five bedroom detached thatched cottage, standing in beautiful gardens of about a third of an acre, in the idyllic Astwick Conservation Area just outside Stotfold.

Property ref: 121_308_4188079

In General: 
Thought to date back to the late 1600’s this delightful cottage offers a blend of modern contemporary living accommodation together with a great deal of character and period features. Internally, on the ground floor, this delightful cottage benefits from a large reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room with range cooker and integrated appliances, utility room, dining room, dual aspect lounge with open fireplace, family room and cloakroom. The first floor has two landings, accessed by separate staircases, providing five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Outside this fantastic family home is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is approached via a five bar electric gate leading to a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for several cars.

There is also a detached double width garage with additional office space to the side, ideal for someone who works from home. All in all a fantastic family home which enjoys the peace and quiet of the countryside whi...

Entrance Lobby: 
Timber door to front. Two windows. Tiled floor. Door to:

Reception Hall: 
Abt. 13' 3" x 11' 8" (4.04m x 3.56m) Good size dual aspect hallway with windows to the front and rear. Large feature brick built open fireplace with wood burner and tiled hearth. Exposed wooden beams to ceiling. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Lounge: 
Abt. 22' x 13' 3" (6.71m x 4.04m) Large triple aspect lounge/sitting room with windows to front, side and rear. Brick built open fireplace. Exposed wall and ceiling beams. Three radiators. French doors to:

Dining Room: 
Abt. 14' 8" x 12' 1" (4.47m x 3.68m) Dual aspect dining room with window to side and French door to rear. Oak flooring. Under stairs storage cupboard. Two radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
Abt. 13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m) Dual aspect with windows to front and rear. Modern kitchen with comprehensive range of 'Shaker' wall and base units comprising cupboards and drawers with granite worktops over and breakfast bar. Inset butler sink. Range master cooker and hob with NEFF extractor hood over. Integrated NEFF fridge/freezer and Miele dishwasher. Tiled splash backs. Exposed ceiling timbers. Inset down lights. Tiled floor. Doorway to:

Utility Room: 
Abt. 11' 8" x 7' 4" (3.56m x 2.24m) Window to front aspect and stable door to rear garden. Wall and base units with granite work surfaces. Butler sink. Washer/dryer and tumble dryer. Tiled floor. Door leading to staircase to first floor. Door to:

Family Room: 
Abt. 16' 4" x 13' 8" (4.98m x 4.17m) Dual aspect room with windows to front and side. Exposed ceiling timbers. Two built-in cupboards. Wooden flooring. Two radiators.

Inner Hall: 
Steps down from reception hallway to inner hall with window to rear. Door to dining room and downstairs cloakroom. Cupboard and stairs to first floor. Tiled floor.

Cloakroom: 
Window to rear aspect. Suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splash back. Tiled floor.

Main Landing: 
Timber latch doors and characterful windows to bedrooms. Exposed timbers. Smoke alarm. Hatch to loft.

Master Bedroom: 
Abt. 20' 2" x 13' 2" (6.15m x 4.01m) Large dual aspect room with windows to front and rear. Built-in cupboard. Stained glass internal window. Exposed beams. Two radiators.

Bedroom 3: 
Abt. 11' 7" x 10' 4" (3.53m x 3.15m) Window to side aspect. Stained glass internal window. Radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
Window to rear aspect. Suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Bedroom 4: 
Abt. 13' 1" x 9' 7" (3.99m x 2.92m) Dual aspect with windows to front and side. Exposed timbers. Radiator.

Bedroom 5: 
Abt. 10' 6" x 9' 9" (3.20m x 2.97m) Window to front aspect. Built-in cupboard. Exposed timbers. Radiator.

Family Bathroom: 
Window to rear aspect. Modern bathroom suite comprising bath with power shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Airing cupboard. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Second Landing: 
Approached from the utility room. Window to rear aspect.

Guest Bedroom: 
Abt. 14' 5" x 9' 11" (4.39m x 3.02m) Dual aspect with windows to front and side. Built-in cupboard. Exposed timbers. Radiator.

En-Suite Bathroom: 
Window to rear aspect. Suite comprising standalone claw foot bath tub, wash hand basin and low level WC. Exposed timbers. Tiled walls and floor.

Garden: 
To the front and the side of the property there are mature gardens with trees, shrubs and lawn areas. To the rear of the house there is a secluded patio area with storage and boiler cupboard.

Detached Double Garage: 
Two twin doors to front and window to side. Light and power. Roof storage space.

Office: 
To the side of the garage within the same building is an office with windows to front and rear. Power and light. Tiled floor with under floor heating.

Agents Note: 
Draft details yet to be approved by the vendor and may be subject to change.

EPC: 
The EPC rating for this property is E. A full copy of the EPC is available on request in a PDF email format or can be viewed in our offices.

Location and Amenities: 
Surrounded by breathtaking countryside, Stotfold offers all the advantages of life in a small and charming town and yet, thanks to the area’s superb transport connections, also ensures that the bright lights of London are within easy reach.

Graced by the River Ivel which runs through the town, Stotfold has always been a desirable place in which to live, with evidence of human habitation stretching back to the Stone Age. Recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, the small settlement of Stotfold continued to develop largely because of its strategic positioning on the Great North Road, eventually being regarded by the 1800’s as a prosperous place in which to live. Today, the gentle passage of time is still evident within the town, with a number of surviving buildings bearing witness to Stotfold’s unfolding history, including the Norman church of St. Mary’s, Randall’s Mill and many charming cottages. These are complemented by a comp...

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28 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Arlesey (1.5 mi)
  • Baldock (3.3 mi)
  • Letchworth (3.6 mi)
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Satchells Estate Agents, Stotfold

47B High Street, Stotfold, SG5 4LD

01462 511915 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Arlesey (1.5 mi)
  • Baldock (3.3 mi)
  • Letchworth (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Satchells Estate Agents, Stotfold

47B High Street, Stotfold, SG5 4LD

01462 511915 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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