4 Bedroom House - Detached in Hitchin£1,075,000

About this property


A substantial 1930 s built, four bedroom detached house situated within an established residential location on the popular southside of town.

This attractive Chain Free home is well placed for many amenities including excellent communication links via road and rail plus good schools covering all age ranges. It stands broadly centrally on a private plot with ample off street parking and features a newly constructed garage and car port.

The accommodation features a wide traditional entrance hall with exposed parquet flooring. A large fitted social kitchen/breakfast room with a utility room and bi folding doors that lead out to the rear garden. An impressive dual aspect dining room with a walk in bay window and central fireplace. Study, cloakroom and a large sitting room with an open fireplace.

Upstairs there is a modern refitted family bathroom and cloakroom plus four good sized bedrooms, including the master bedroom with an en-suite shower room and dressing area.

An early viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate the space, flexibility and further potential of this large, traditional family home.


Entrance Porch with curved leaded light double entry doors. Original leaded light entrance door with matching side windows opening to:-

Entrance Hall
Exposed parquet flooring. High moulded skirting boards. Staircase to first floor with built-in storage cupboard below. Column radiator. Decorative picture rail. Deep recess with coats storage. Original panelled doors to Dining Room, Study, Cloakroom, Sitting Room and Kitchen.

Study - 10ft 11in x 6ft 7in
uPVC multi paned window to the front with views over the front garden. Parquet flooring. Decorative picture rail. Decorative ceiling cornice. Telephone point. Roll top radiator.

Dining Room - 15ft 0in x 14ft 10in
An impressive dual aspect room with a uPVC double glazed multi-paned curved bay window with views over the front garden and driveway. Matching window to side. Radiator. Open fireplace with slate hearth. High moulded skirting boards. Decorative picture rail. Wood effect flooring.

Fitted with a modern suite comprising a high level W.C and washbasin set into vanity unit. Ceramic tiled walls to half height. Ceramic tiled floor. Heated chrome towel radiator. UPVC double glazed frosted multi-paned window to rear.

Sitting Room - 19ft 1in x 12ft 0in
Dual aspect with uPVC double glazed multi-paned French doors and matching side windows to front garden. uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to rear garden. Central chimneybreast with open fireplace, sandstone surround and hearth. TV point. Two roll top radiators. Decorative picture rail. High moulded skirting boards. Coved ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 17ft 6in x 14ft 10in
Dual aspect with built-in folding doors to rear garden and multi-paned window to side. Fitted with a range of cream shaker style floorstanding and wall mounted units with soft close doors and drawers, top cornicing and corner carousel units. Granite worksurfaces and matching splashbacks. 1.5 bowl sink unit with integral drainer, mixer tap and flexible rinse tap. Wine rack. Rangemaster cooker with two ovens, grill and storage drawer , 6 ring electric hob (not tested) with brushed steel splashback and SMEG extractor over (not tested). Various storage shelving. Recessed spotlights. Integrated dishwasher (not tested). Gas point. Ceramic tiled floor. Recesses for separate fridge and freezer. High column radiator. Door to:-

Utility Room - 6ft 4in x 4ft 7in
Fitted with a range of floorstanding and wall mounted storage cupboards with rolled edge worksurfaces over. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Frosted window to rear.

uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to rear. Column radiator. Built-in airing cupboard with linen storage and radiator. Original panelled doors to all Bedrooms, Bathroom and separate W.C.

Bedroom One - 14ft 5in x 11ft 11in
uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to front. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Central chimneybreast with fireplace surround. High moulded skirting boards. Recessed dressing area with built-in wardrobe cupboards. Door to:-

En-Suite - 8ft 6in x 4ft 3in
Fitted with a suite comprising large walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen and fixed and flexible showerheads, washbasin set into vanity unit with chrome mixer tap and concealed cistern low level W.C. Ceramic tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. uPVC double glazed multi-paned frosted window to rear. Extractor.

Bedroom Three - 13ft 5in x 10ft 0in
uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to front. Circular window to front. Radiator. High moulded skirting boards. Corner fireplace with ceramic tiled surround.

Bedroom Two - 15ft 0in x 12ft 10in
uPVC double glazed multi-paned curved bay window to front. High moulded skirting boards. Two radiators. Central chimneybreast with built-in wardrobe cupboards to either side.

Bedroom Four - 11ft 8in x 8ft 9in
uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to side. Radiator. High moulded skirting boards.

Separate W.C.
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level W.C and washbasin. Built-in cupboard with hot water cylinder (not tested). Frosted uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to rear.

Bathroom - 8ft 0in x 7ft 0in
Plus entrance recess. Underfloor heating. Fitted with a suite comprising freestanding clawfoot bath with mixer tap shower attachment and washbasin set in vanity unit with cupboards below. Shaver socket with light. Wet room area with fixed and flexible showerheads. Heated chrome towel radiator. Frosted uPVC double glazed multi-paned window to side. Extractor. Ceramic tiled walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Access to vast loft space.

Roof/Loft Space
The property has the benefit of a new roof that was installed during the autumn of 2021. Within the roof, is a vast loft space that in our opinion has enormous potential to create additional living space (subject to acquiring the required consents).

At the Front
Laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by panelled fencing. Flower and shrub borders. Blockpaved pathway to the front door. Extensive gravelled parking area. Gated access to side courtyard.

Garage - 19ft 3in x 9ft 5in
With up and over vehicular entry door. Power and automatic light connected.

Carport - 19ft 0in x 9ft 1in
Automatic light. Access to large loft space with enormous potential,

Rear Garden
Enclosed by panelled fencing with concrete posts. To the immediate rear of the house is large natural stone paved patio area and matching paved side courtyard. Various raised flower and shrub borders. Outside lighting. Garden tap. Additional raised matching natural stone paved terrace. The remaining garden is laid to lawn and offers in our opinion good privacy.

Side Courtyard
Raised planters. Enclosed by panelled fencing. Gated access to the front.

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

Approx 173.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).

Current: D Potential: C

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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56 Blackhorse Lane

Property Overview

  • 1930 s Detached Family Home
  • Chain Free
  • 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Garage & Carport
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