3 bedroom cottage for sale

Arlesey Road, Stotfold, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £399,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A lovely character cottage
  • 120ft rear garden
  • Detached ‘barn style’ garage
  • Access to roof terrace from the 2nd bedroom
  • Cottage style kitchen/diner
  • Two large reception rooms
  • Three bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Many original features
  • Must be viewed internally

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Originally built in 1802 as one half of a pair of semi detached farmers cottages, that were referred to in the 1841 Census as ‘Mount Pleasant’, this character property was later extended, firstly around 1890 and more recently circa 1980 to provide the accommodation now on offer.

Property ref: 121_308_3345232


In General: 
Internally this beautiful property now comprises entrance porch, utility/cloakroom, a good size comfortable snug, generous cottage style kitchen/diner and a light and airy living room to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor are three bedrooms, the second giving access to a small roof terrace, and the bathroom. Outside is an established rear garden measuring approximately 120ft in length and a detached ‘barn style’ garage with additional workshop to the rear and hobby/craft room above. With the benefit of many original features, internal viewing is a must to fully appreciate this superb property.

Entrance Porch: 
Abt. 11' 8" x 5' 9" (3.56m x 1.75m) Hardwood double glazed window to front. Pine panelled ceiling. Tiled flooring. Doors to utility/cloakroom and snug.

Utility/Cloakroom: 
Abt. 9' 11" x 5' 9" (3.02m x 1.75m) Hardwood double glazed window to front. Stone sink. Low level wc. Plumbing for washing machine/dryer. Water softener. Pine panelled ceiling. Tiled flooring.

Snug: 
Abt. 19' 10" x 9' 9" (6.05m x 2.97m) A very welcoming room located in the original part of the building. The main focal point is an ornate brick built fireplace with timber mantle. Two radiators. Hardwood double glazed window to side. Double glazed casement door leading to the side garden area. Wall mounted thermostat control. Parquet flooring.

Kitchen/Diner: 
Abt. 15' 1" x 14' 7" (4.60m x 4.44m) A beautiful cottage style kitchen forming 'the hub of the house' comprising a good range of wooden units and worksurfaces. Stainless steel two and a half bowl sink unit. Gas cooker point. Plumbing for automatic washing machine or dishwasher. Wall mounted gas boiler. Tiled splashback area. Dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows. Feature fireplace with inset wood burner. Radiator. Stairs lead to the first floor. Inset ceiling lights. Telephone point. Quarry tiled flooring. Doors leading to snug and living room.

Living Room: 
Abt. 18' 5" x 11' 8" (5.61m x 3.56m) This large living room constructed as part of the most recent extension has a light and airy feel with double glazed sliding patio doors leading out to the rear garden and dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows to side and rear. Two radiators. Pine panelled ceiling. Parquet flooring.

Landing: 
Abt. 15' 2" x 5' 10" (4.62m x 1.78m) A long landing that gives access to all rooms on the first floor. Hardwood double glazed window to side. Access to a boarded loft space. Radiator. Stained floor boards.

Bedroom One: 
Abt. 20' 1" into recess x 9' 6" (6.12m x 2.90m) A good sized bedroom with twin aspect hardwood double glazed windows to side. Radiator. Stained floorboards.

Bedroom Two: 
Abt. 12' 2" x 11' 8" (3.71m x 3.56m) Benefitting from views to two aspects, a double glazed sliding patio door leads to a first floor terrace whilst a hardwood double glazed window overlooks the mature gardens. Access to a boarded loft space. Radiator. Parquet flooring.

Bedroom Three: 
Abt. 8' 4" x 7' 2" (2.54m x 2.18m) Hardwood double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Stained floorboards.

Bathroom: 
Abt. 8' 3" x 7' 7" (2.51m x 2.31m) A white suite comprising a pine panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Fully tiled walls. Heated towel rails. Hardwood double glazed window to front. Stained floorboards.

Rear Garden: 
The mature rear garden measures approx 120ft in length and is divided into two significant areas. The first, being closer to the house, is the more formal garden with a decked area with pergola over, established lawn, four apple trees, two pear trees and a fig tree. Access can be gained to the front of the house. You can then wander through to the vegetable garden with a raised bed and a timber shed.

Side Garden: 
The side garden is accessed from the snug and provides an ideal area to enjoy breakfast as it benefits from the morning sun.

Garage 
Abt. 17' 7" x 9' 11" (5.36m x 3.02m) This large detached garage is built in a 'barn style' and benefits from a workshop to the rear and hobby/craft room to the first floor giving the potential to be used as an annexe, home office, gym or hideaway. Electronically operated roller door. Access to the workshop and a fixed ladder leading to the hobby/craft room. Power and light.

Workshop: 
Abt. 12' x 9' 9" (3.66m x 2.97m) With vaulted ceilings and a double glazed velux window, further light is gained via the dual aspect hard wood double glazed windows to side and rear. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Power and light. Personal door to side.

Hobby Room: 
Abt. 17' 11" x 9' 10" (5.46m x 3.00m) Accessed via the fixed ladder from the garage, this large room has vaulted ceilings and hard wood double glazed windows to three aspects. Polished floor boards.

Parking: 
There is a block paved area in front of the garage to provide further parking for one car.

Agents Note: 
Draft particulars 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.

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 comprehensive and more modern range of local amenities, including day to day shopping, a doctor’s surgery and a ...

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22 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Arlesey (1.5 mi)
  • Letchworth (2.5 mi)
  • Baldock (2.6 mi)
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Satchells Estate Agents, Stotfold

47B High Street, Stotfold, SG5 4LD

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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)
  • Letchworth (2.5 mi)
  • Baldock (2.6 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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