A 4 bedroom family home plus detached granary........
A superb opportunity of purchasing a piece of local history.....Spacious 4 bedroom family home plus a unique detached Grade II Listed character property "Granary" located on an excellent sized plot with stunning outside entertaining space.
This beautiful 4 bed family home benefits from a separate lounge with a vaulted ceiling (garage conversion) plus a spacious entertaining Kitchen/Dining/Family Room with French doors leading to the secluded west facing courtyard garden. The first floor has a large master bedroom, the fourth bedroom and an upgraded family bathroom with roll top bath and on the top floor there is the second bedroom benefitting from an en-suite shower room plus the third bedroom.
The Granary, a detached Grade II listed character property is a building of brick & oak construction with an open vaulted ceiling, tiled roof and original feature beams throughout with potential to change its use (subject to relevant planning permission).
The Granary is located at the front of the property perfectly situated next to the stunning entertaining courtyard enjoying the easterly and southerly aspects with all day sunshine plus a large lawned garden with a laurel hedging perimeter.
The Granary has potential use as a summer house, games room, small office (studio type usage).....Some amazing possibilities for future use and how far your mind is willing to take it.
4 bedroom house
entrance hallway: 7' 11" x 8' 4" (2.41m x 2.54m) Entrance hallway with 11' (3.36m) high ceiling. Solid wood flooring, thermostat, coat hooks, ceiling light. Doors leading to:
Lounge: 15' 8" x 8' 11" (4.78m x 2.72m) Vaulted ceiling with six velux windows to side aspects. Large bespoke wooden built-in book shelf. Continuation of solid wood flooring, inset ceiling spot lights, radiator with decorative cover.
Kitchen/dining/family room: 25' 6" x 14' 8" (7.77m x 4.47m) Wooden double glazed sash effect windows to front and rear aspect plus wooden double glazed French doors to rear aspect leading to the west facing courtyard. Full height door to understairs storage cupboard fitted with light, shelf, consumer unit. Fitted with a range of white high gloss wall and base units fitted with chrome bar handles & wooden complementary work surface with tiled splash back area. Drawer pack, pull-out spice rack & glass display unit. White ceramic one and a half bowl sink with swan mixer tap. Integrated electric oven with 4-ring gas hob with extractor. Wall mounted boiler, housed in wall unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher & American style fridge freezer. Ceramic tiled flooring, inset ceiling spot lights. Wooden half glazed door to inner hallway with staircase to first floor.
Inner hallway: 11' 11" x 6' 8" (3.63m x 2.03m) Wooden double glazed sash effect window to front aspect. Ceiling light, radiator with decorative cover, BT point, thermostat.
4 bedroom house - first floor
Carpeted staircase to First Floor
landing 1: 14' 3" x 6' 9" (4.34m x 2.06m) Wooden double glazed sash effect window to front aspect. Full height door to shelved storage cupboard housing Megaflow water tank. White painted balustrade, carpet, ceiling light, radiator with decorative cover, smoke alarm. Doors leading to:
Master bedroom: 14' 8" x 10' 11" (4.47m x 3.33m) Two wooden double glazed sash effect windows to rear aspect. Carpet, 2 ceiling lights, 2 radiators both with decorative covers, BT point, TV aerial.
Bedroom 4: 7' 10" x 7' 8" (2.39m x 2.34m) Wooden double glazed sash effect window to front aspect. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator with decorative cover.
Family bathroom: 7' 6" x 6' 3" (2.29m x 1.91m) White suite comprising: Low level lever flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin with traditional taps and double ended roll top bath with traditional taps and hand held shower. Fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring, low level tiled storage ledge, shaver point, chrome toilet roll holder, corner wall mounted chrome towel rail, chrome toothbrush holder, ceramic soap dish, chrome/glass shelf, chrome robe hooks, extractor, inset ceiling spot lights.
4 bedroom house - second floor
Carpeted staircase to Second Floor
landing 2: 9' 0" x 6' 9" (2.74m x 2.06m) Wooden double glazed sash effect window to side aspect. Carpet, ceiling light. Loft access. Doors leading to:
Bedroom 2: 14' 8" x 9' 2" (4.47m x 2.79m) Wooden double glazed Dorma sash effect window to rear aspect and wooden sash effect window to side aspect. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator. Door leading to:
Bedroom 2 en-suite: 6' 4" x 4' 4" (1.93m x 1.32m) White suite comprising: Low level lever flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin with traditional taps and fully tiled large shower cubicle with wall mounted shower & glass door. Carpet, radiator, inset ceiling spot lights, shaver point, brushed steel/wooden toilet roll holder, towel rail and wall mounted shelf, extractor, half tiled walls.
Bedroom 3: 11' 4" x 7' 11" (3.45m x 2.41m) Wooden double glazed Dorma sash effect window to front aspect. Low level door to storage cupboard. Carpet, ceiling light, radiator with decorative cover.
Outside building detached granary - grade II listed
granary ground floor: 15' 4" x 15' 3" (4.67m x 4.65m) Low level brick wall with wooden bar-fencing on top to the perimeter of The Granary, with a stoned walk way to the large wooden entrance door.
The ground floor has concrete flooring, exposed brick built walls with oak beams and oak beamed ceiling. 3 wooden grain bays. Ceiling access to first floor.
Granary first floor: 15' 4" x 15' 3" (4.67m x 4.65m) The first floor has solid oak flooring, exposed brick built walls with oak beams and oak beamed open vaulted ceiling. 3 wooden grain bays.
front courtyard: An extensive block paved courtyard with 5 bar gated entrance. Feature planters with trimmed box hedging plus feature brick wall with wooden trellis, climbers and stoned borders. Low level wall with high level railings to front perimeter. Storage area to the side of the garage, external light.
Front garden: Large secluded garden laid to lawn with feature wall and high level railings to one end and established laurel hedging to the perimeter with High Street frontage. Beautiful established fir tree and shrub borders. Potential front off road parking (subject to relevant planning permission).
Rear courtyard: Low maintenance secluded west facing rear courtyard garden laid to shingle with entertaining patio, enclosed with fence and wall perimeter with rear gated entrance. External light.
Converted garage & parking: Please note the rear of the garage has been converted into the lounge, there is a small area to the front of the garage suitable for storage. The front courtyard has vehicular access via the 5 bar wooden entrance gate.
EPC: Rating C
Council Tax: Band D
local area: The property is situated in the heart of Arlesey which benefits from the lovely open countryside close by with excellent cycle routes, whilst also being only a few minutes from the A1(M). Arlesey also benefits from a train service with fast trains to London's Kings Cross (circa 35-45 mins).
The property is only minutes walk to the local library, pharmacy, excellent takeaway restaurants and Fish & Chip shop, the local lower school and several local pubs.
There are frequent buses passing regularly into Hitchin (10 mins away), Letchworth (10 mins away) and Bedford (30 mins away) with a bus stop very nearby.
There are many nearby middle schools and upper schools of Etonbury Academy and the renowned Samuel Whitbread Community College.
Agents note: The apparatus, equipment, fittings and services for this property have not been tested by First Step, all interested parties will need to satisfy themselves as to the condition of any such items or services. All measurements are approximate and therefore may be subject to a small margin of error.
These details are to be used as a guide only and their accuracy is therefore not guaranteed