The Gatehouse

Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NB

£600,000Offers over

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II* listed 15th century house
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility area, sitting room
  • Recently renovated throughout, accommodation of 1,758 sq. ft.
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • Exposed beams, feature fireplaces
  • Family bathroom, separate shower room
  • Off street parking for two cars, courtyard garden

Property description

A Grade II* listed three double bedroom Tudor Gatehouse, for sale with no upper chain, located in the town centre of Hitchin.

Dating back to the 15th century, this award winning period house has been renovated throughout, by the current vendor, and has versatile accommodation in excess of 1,750 sq. ft., set over four floors, including a lower ground floor cellar. The property retains a wealth of character features throughout, including exposed beams, open fireplaces and leaded windows. There is gated off street parking for two cars and an enclosed private courtyard garden, to the rear.

Cloakroom, Utility Cupboard and Sitting Room

The part leaded glazed front door opens into the entrance hall, which has a built-in cupboard and an open fireplace with a brick hearth. The cloakroom has a WC and a wash basin with a mixer tap over. An inner hallway has a door to the rear, and staircases to both the lower ground floor cellar and the first floor. The utility cupboard has space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, and a leaded window to the rear. The sitting room has a leaded bay window to the front. A feature open fireplace has a brick surround, a tiled hearth and built-in storage to either side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units with timber worktops over, travertine flooring and original wood panelling, together with an inset butler sink with a mixer tap over. The feature brick fireplace has an inset multi fuel burning stove set on a brick hearth. There is space for a range style gas cooker, an American style fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is a leaded window to the rear.

First Floor Bedrooms

The open plan landing has space for a study area and a window to the rear. The shower room has an enclosed multi jet shower, a heated towel rail and a window to the side. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, a feature fireplace with a cast iron surround and tiled hearth, built-in storage in the recesses and a window to the front. Bedroom two has a window to the rear and a feature fireplace with an inset multi fuel burning stove set on a brick hearth.

First Floor Family Bathroom

Bedroom three is accessed via stairs from the first floor with a built-in storage cupboard below. It has a vaulted ceiling and a window to the front.

Second Floor

Accessed via first floor stairs, with a built-in storage cupboard below, bedroom three has a vaulted ceiling and a window to the front.

Outside

At the rear of the property there is a courtyard garden, which is laid to gravel and enclosed by fencing. There is off street parking for two cars and space for a storage shed.

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