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4 bedroom character property for sale

Bancroft, Hitchin, SG5

Guide Price £1,700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully appointed
  • Town centre location
  • Four bedrooms
  • Courtyard garden
  • Allocated parking

Full description

This exceptional early nineteenth century character Town House won an award for its restoration in 2014. Beautifully appointed and maintained, with an impressive position in the centre of Hitchin.

Benefitting from the original front entrance hall with imposing staircase and ornate skylight, the versatile accommodation comprises formal living room, dining kitchen with double doors opening onto a generous private courtyard; basement floor with reception room, utility, cloakroom and cellar. On the first floor, the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room; there is a sitting room/bedroom, study and cloakroom. On the second floor are a further two bedrooms, bathroom and studio with reinforced glass floor over stairwell.

Walled courtyard garden, brick store and parking for two cars.

The Accommodation Comprises -

On The Ground Floor - Entrance door with decorative fanlight above, opening to:

Entrance Hall - Original flagged stone flooring. Decorative coving. Deep skirting. Impressive original curved wing staircase to upper floors. Decorative skylight. Two cast iron radiators. Doors to reception rooms. Built-in shelved cupboard with drawers to alcove. Stairs to basement level. Glazed doors to rear courtyard.

Living Room - 20'9" x 17'7" (6.32m x 5.36m) - Two sash windows to front with original working shutters. Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Decorative picture rail and coving. Impressive feature marble surround with cast iron fireplace, slate hearth and painted tiled inset. Two cast iron radiators.

Kitchen - 17'8" x 15'0" (5.38m x 4.57m) - Plus large seated window bay and double doors to courtyard garden. Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Decorative coving. Telephone entry system. Two cast iron radiators. Inset spotlights. Fitted with a range of custom built floorstanding and wall mounted grey painted units, incorporating soft-close doors and drawers. Granite worksurfaces. Inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Integrated dishwasher (not tested). Integrated fridge and freezer. Wine rack and shelving. Built-in cupboard to alcove with shelving. Further built-in cupboard housing boiler (not tested). Range cooker in chimney breast recess with granite work surfaces to either side. Island unit with wooden top, drawers and large shelf.

On The Basement Level -

Hallway - Exposed brick flooring. Understairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to cellar storage area with original brick and stone shelving. Door to:

Basement Room - 17'5" max x 14'2" max (5.31m max x 4.32m max) - An L-shaped room. Two sash windows to front. Exposed wooden floorboards. Two small alcoves. Inset spotlights. Two radiators. Doors to utility room and cloakroom.



Utility Room - Fitted with a range of floorstanding and wall mounted units with oak worksurfaces. Inset stainless steel sink unit. Space and plumbing for both washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Extractor. Door to services cupboard.

Cloakroom - Fitted with a suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Radiator. Extractor. Alcove in wall.

On The First Floor -

Landing - Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Decorative coving. Sash window to rear. Two cast iron radiators. Telephone entry system. Doors to:

Cloakroom - Fitted with a suite comprising low level WC, concealed cistern and wall mounted wash hand basin. Radiator. Extractor.

Study - 9'10" x 9'3" (3.00m x 2.82m) - Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Sash window to front. Cast iron radiator. Decorative fanlight to landing.

Bedroom One - 15'5" x 13'2" (4.70m x 4.01m) - Plus entrance recess with large wardrobe/cupboard. Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Decorative coving. Sash window to rear. Radiator. Fireplace with cast iron inset and wooden surround.

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a suite comprising shower cubicle with fixed head shower unit and wall mounted hand held shower attachment, low level WC, concealed cistern and contemporary wash basin set into a wooden shelf with cupboard below. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Extractor.

Sitting Room/Bedroom Two - 17'3" x 18'0" (5.26m x 5.49m) - Exposed wooden floorboards. Deep skirting. Decorative coving. Fireplace with cast iron inset and painted surround. Two sash windows to front. Two cast iron radiators.

On The Second Floor -

Landing - With telephone entry system and doors leading to:

Bedroom Three - 24'3" x 12'3" max (7.39m x 3.73m max) - Casement window to side. Two roof windows to front. Inset spotlights. Eaves storage. Two radiators. Door to :

Study/Studio - 8'0" x 7'8" (2.44m x 2.34m) - Two large roof windows to rear. Reinforced glass floor over stairwell.

Bedroom Four - 12'2" max x 8'9" (3.71m max x 2.67m) - Casement window to side. Inset spotlights. Eaves storage. Radiator.

Bathroom - 12'0" x 6'4" (3.66m x 1.93m) - Fitted with suite comprising bath, corner shower cubicle with fixed head shower unit and wall mounted hand held shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Roof window to rear. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Heated towel rail. Shaver socket. Extractor.

Outside -

Courtyard Garden - Hard landscaped with slate paving and raised brick planter. Brick built storage shed. Fully enclosed by brick walling with gated access to rear.

Parking - Two allocated parking spaces at the rear of the property, accessed via a shared driveway.

Floor Plans - Please note that the floor plans are not to scale and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any dimensions given are approximate. Therefore the accuracy of the floor plans cannot be guaranteed.

Council Tax Band - We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is Band E.

Epc Rating - Current C; Potential C.

Floor Area - Approx 306sqm.

Services - All mains services are understood to be installed and connected. Please note that we have not tested any services installations or appliances.

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