2 Bedroom House - Semi-Detached in St Ippolyts£475,000

About this property

FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER - DEADLINE: 12 NOON, MONDAY 12TH MARCH 2018. An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a red brick two bedroom semi-detached cottage with outstanding views across miles of uninterrupted North Hertfordshire countryside. A truly beautiful rural setting yet conveniently situated just four miles from Hitchin's historic Town Centre, the property requires some refitting and updating and in our opinion offers tremendous scope for significant extension subject to the usual consents. The location, setting and scope offered by this unique property is sure to create considerable interest with viewings strictly by appointment with the vendor's Sole Agents.


UPVC double glazed entrance door to:-

Entrance Porch
Radiator. uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to front with superb views across the Lane to the open countryside beyond. Door to:

Lounge - 13ft 11in x 10ft 11in
Including staircase to first floor. Pretty red brick open fireplace with tiled hearth and wooden mantle. Display shelving to the alcoves. Wall light point. Coved ceiling. Radiator. uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to front with delightful views across the Lane to the open countryside beyond.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 13ft 11in x 10ft 11in
Plus built-in storage cupboard. Fitted with a range of base units with drawers and matching wall mounted cupboards including glazed display cupboards and open shelving. Open fireplace with tiled insert and hearth with wooden mantle. Display shelving. Stainless steel double drainer sink unit. Space for cooker. Space for fridge. Recessed spotlights. Coved ceiling. Part tiled walls. Wall mounted Honeywell central heating control unit and thermostat (not tested). uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to side and rear. Original door and steps down to Inner Hall.

Inner Hall
Deep storage cupboard with shelving. Opening to Conservatory. Door to Shower Room.

Shower Room
Fitted with a suite comprising shower unit with Mira shower unit (not tested), wall mounted washbasin and low level W.C. Radiator. Part tiled walls. UPVC obscure glass double glazed window.

Part uPVC double glazed with stable style door to patio and rear garden. Quarry tiled floor. Radiator. Superb views across the rear courtyard and garden beyond and onto the open fields.

Access to loft space. uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to side. Doors to:-

Bedroom One - 10ft 0in x 9ft 9in
Plus built-in wardrobe space. Additional walk-in wardrobe. High level cupboard over the stairs. Coved ceiling. Radiator. UPVC double glazed multi-paned window to the front with superb views over the Lane and on to the rolling countryside beyond.

Bedroom Two - 11ft 11in x 51ft 1in
Including deep recess and built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder (not tested) and slatted shelving. Part painted timber panelled walls. uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to rear with superb views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal washbasin and low level W.C. Fitted shelving unit. Part painted timber panelling. Radiator. UPVC double glazed multi-paned window to rear with delightful views over the gardens and open countryside.

At the Front
Access via the Lane is a gravelled driveway providing parking for several vehicles with the remainder of the front garden area laid to lawn with natural hedge boundaries. A wide access to the side of the property leads to the GARAGE with metal up and over vehicular entry door, gated side access to the rear garden.

Rear Garden
Large rear patio/courtyard. Useful outhouse area concealing the oil fired boiler (not tested) providing central heating and domestic hot water. Timber and felt dog kennels with small outside puppy run. The remainder of the rear garden is laid to neat lawn with inset flower and shrub borders and specimen trees. Kitchen garden rear leading to a chicken enclosure. Timber garden sheds. Plot enclosed by panel and wire fencing.

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.

We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is Band C. This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.

Approx 71 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).


Mains water and electricity installed and connected. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. There is no mains gas available in this location. Please note that we have not tested any services installations or appliances.

From the B656 take Little Almshoe Road at the post box corner and follow the road for approximately one mile through the bends past The Wyck. At the junction turn right into the Lane. Follow the Lane into the private road access to Almshoebury House and no.5 is the fifth cottage on the left hand side overlooking the fields.

All offers must be received in writing in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the property address and must be received by 12 noon on Monday 12th March 2018.

All offers must state an exact amount in pounds sterling and offers such as £1 more than any other offer will not be considered. Prospective purchasers are permitted to submit one or more offers on the property. The Vendors are not bound by this Informal Tender and the sale of the property to any prospective purchaser is not legally binding until an exchange of contracts has taken place. Any costs incurred by disappointed purchasers will not be refunded. The sale of this property by Informal Tender does not restrict the Vendor from considering any pre-tender offers or from withdrawing the property from the Tender process prior to the Tender date.

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Almshoebury Cottages
St Ippolyts

Property Overview

  • Informal Tender 12/03/18
  • Semi detached home
  • Two bedrooms
  • Views over fields
  • Chain Free
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