4 Bedroom House - Detached in Hitchin£825,000

About this property

Situated on the popular West side of Town, this attractive 1920s Arts and Crafts Style house is set back from the road with a large enclosed front garden and off street parking. The house offers a spacious arrangement of living accommodation spread over three floors, and has been cleverly extended and finished to a high standard whilst maintaining it's original character features. High Trees is well placed for local amenities and excellent local Schools with Samuel Lucas Primary School, which has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted being the closest by foot and for secondary choices, Hitchin Boys' School Hitchin Girls' School both also the closest by foot and are rated as Outstanding. The property stands on a mature landscaped plot with well stocked flower and shrub borders plus has a driveway that provides ample off parking and is approached via double wooden entrance gates. The accommodation on the ground floor features a wide entrance hall, an impressive open plan, dual aspect social kitchen with built-in appliances and underfloor heating to kitchen, utility area and dining area. A study/office, utility/shower room plus a fabulous large sitting room with a log burner and parquet flooring. On the first floor there is a refitted family bathroom, dual aspect master bedroom with an en-suite shower room and under floor heating plus two further good sized bedrooms and interlinking playroom. On the second floor there is a large double bedroom with storage and fabulous views over the roof tops to surrounding countryside.

 

Entrance Lobby
With glazed French style entrance door with matching glazed side windows. Patterned quarry tiled floor. Partly glazed oak entrance door which provides access to:-

Entrance Hall
Turning staircase providing access to first floor. Parquet flooring. Multi pane double glazed window providing views over the front garden. Double panelled radiator. Coved ceiling. Telephone point. Original panelled doors providing access to the Sitting Room and:-

Social Kitchen - 23ft 10in x 17ft 2in
Impressive room with measurements taken into a walk in bay window with double glazed multi pane style units with views over the front driveway and garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of matching floor standing storage cupboards with solid oak work surfaces incorporating 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Various soft closing doors and drawers. Integrated dishwasher (not tested). Fitted corner cupboard with carousel shelving. Integrated fridge and separate freezer (not tested). Fitted 5 ring gas hob with contemporary styled suspended extractor fan over (not tested). Range of tall upright storage cupboards with shelving and hanging rails. Two pull out larder style storage cupboards plus storage with pull out shelving. Eye level oven and combination microwave oven (not tested). Ceramic tiled flooring to kitchen area. Within the dining area of the social kitchen there is continuous parquet flooring from entrance hallway. Built-in under stairs storage cupboard. TV point. Recessed LED lighting throughout the room. Double glazed multi pane style window and back door providing access to the rear garden. Underfloor heating to kitchen area. Original panelled door which provides access to study/office. Plus original panelled door that provides access to:-

Utility/Shower Room - 8ft 4in x 5%ft in
Recess suitable for stacking a washing machine and tumble dryer. Modern contemporary styled suite comprising ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps set into a wall mounted vanity unit with storage drawers below. Push button low level W.C. Corner glazed shower cubicle with double curved entrance doors and matching side panels and fitted shower unit. Partly ceramic tiled walls. Tiled floor. Heating chrome towel rail. Extractor. Recessed LED spot lighting. Frosted double glazed window to rear. Underfloor heating.

Study/Office - 14ft 7in x 7ft 9in
Dual aspect room with double glazed multi pane style units with views over front driveway plus matching window to side. Recessed LED lighting. Double panelled radiator. TV point. A range of fitted bookcases/display shelving with matching storage cupboards below.

Sitting Room - 27ft 10in x 11ft 4in
Impressive family space with multi pane style double glazed windows to the front, side and rear gardens plus an additional set of french style doors with matching side windows that provide access to the rear patio and garden. Parquet flooring. Chimney recess housing a Cast Iron log burning stove. Coved ceiling. Two radiators. TV point. Two matching built in storage cupboards with display/storage shelving above.

Landing
Radiator. Recessed LED spotlighting. Original panelled doors providing access to all bedrooms and family bathroom. Light well. Staircase providing access to the Second Floor. Door to:-

Master Bedroom - 18ft 3in x 11ft in
Impressive dual aspect room with multi pane windows to rear and side of property. Two radiators. Two built-in storage cupboards with shelving and hanging rails. Under stairs storage cupboard. Measurements do not include access to the En-Suite Shower Room.

En suite shower room - 14ft 2in x 5ft 6in
Fitted with modern contemporary suite featuring ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps with vanity storage unit incorporating storage drawers below. Open access to a large walk in shower cubicle with fixed head and flexible wand shower heads, all enclosed by ceramic tiling with recessed LED lighting. Frosted double glazed multi pane style window to front. Push button low level W.C. Ceramic tiled floor. Extractor fan. Fitted mirror. Additional recessed LED lighting. Heated chrome towel rail. Partly ceramic tiled walls.

Bedroom Two - 11ft 5in x 12ft 6in
Double glazed multi pane style window with attractive views to the front. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Built-in deep over stairs and eaves storage cupboard. Original panelled door providing access to the Playroom.

Playroom - 14ft 10in x 7ft 5in
Sloping ceiling with two fitted double glazed velux roof windows. Built in display/storage shelving. Two wall light points. Radiator. Doors to the Second and Third Bedrooms.

Bedroom Three - 9ft 3in x 8ft 5in
With double glazed multi pane style window with attractive views over the rear garden. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Original door providing access to the Playroom.

Family Bathroom - 6ft 2in x 71ft 1in
Refitted with modern white contemporary suite with ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps and set into vanity unit with storage drawers below. Ceramic tiled panelled bath with central fill with separate shower unit over and screen. Extractor. Push button low level WC. Partly ceramic tiled walls. Fitted mirror. LED lighting. Ceramic tiled floor. Heated chrome towel rail.

Guest Bedroom - 15ft 3in x 11ft 3in
Three double glazed velux windows with attractive views over the rooftops to surrounding countryside. Plus additional two double glazed velux windows to side. Recessed LED spotlight. Range of built in storage cupboards with shelving. Room for double bed with built-in book shelving and drawer storage. Double panelled radiator. Access to eaves storage space. Worktop and an additional radiator. Eaves cupboard housing boiler (not tested).

NB: Measurements taken are overall floor measurements including restricted head height areas and excluding large landing and storage area.

OUTSIDE
High Trees is set well back from Offley Road. The driveway is approached via double wooden entrance gates which provide ample off street parking and access to the property.

Front Garden
Landscaped and features many flower and shrub boarders plus raised vegetable planters and paved area. The front garden is mainly enclosed by mature hedging and wooden fencing with block paved pathways. To the side of the property is a secure bike shed/store and further gated access leads to the rear garden.

Rear Garden
The rear garden is a particular feature of the property. To the immediate rear of the house is a block paved patio area with various well stocked flower and shrub boarders. The garden is enclosed predominantly by panelled fencing with various flower and shrub borders and is laid predominantly to lawn. Located within the garden is a large timber shed measuring approximately 102 x 102 with power and light connected and stable style entrance door.

To the side of the property and located to the rear of the cycle shed is a log store. Outside lighting. Garden tap. Power point. Small ornamental pond.

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 currently Band F. This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.

FLOOR AREA
Approx 192 sqm. Please note that this measurement has been taken from the EPC, and may not include any unheated areas (e.g. Conservatory, integral garage etc).

EPC RATING
Current C ; Potential C .

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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Location

Offley Road
Hitchin
SG5 2AZ

Property Overview

  • 1920'S Detached family home
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three reception room
  • Front and Rear gardens
  • Refitted throughout
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