1 Whinbush Grove
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1PT
£750,000Offers in excess of
- 1850s end of terrace house
- Master bedroom with an en suite bathroom
- Kitchen/breakfast room; garden room; utility room
- Exposed floorboards; feature fireplaces
- Underfloor heating; limestone flooring
- Off street parking for six cars
- Internal courtyard garden
- Fibre optic broadband
A three/four bedroom end of terrace house, with off street parking for six cars, in the Hertfordshire town of Hitchin.
Originally built in the 1850s and refurbished in 2015, this former grocery shop has versatile accommodation in excess of 1,880 sq. ft. set over three floors, including a cellar on the lower ground floor. The ground floor has a cloakroom, sitting and family rooms, a study, a kitchen/breakfast room, a garden room and a utility room. The master bedroom, with an en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a shower room, are on the first floor. Hitchin station is only 0.5 mile away from where commuter trains to Kings Cross take just 28 minutes.
Ground Floor and Lower Ground Floor
The oak front door opens into the entrance hall which has quarry tiled flooring. The cloakroom has a WC and a wash basin. The sitting room has a sash window to the front and a feature open fireplace with a cast iron surround set on a slate hearth. The family room has a staircase to the first floor and a feature brick open fireplace with a tiled hearth and a cast iron fire basket. A glazed door leads to the courtyard. An inner hallway has a built-in cupboard. The study/bedroom has a sash window to the side, an obscure old shop window to the front and a feature fireplace with an inset multi fuel burning stove with a tiled surround and hearth. There are stairs down to the cellar which has a window to the front.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of bespoke fitted wall and base level units with oak worktops over, and limestone flooring with underfloor heating. There is an inset iron enamel twin sink with a mixer tap over, together with spaces for an American style fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is a Rangemaster with an induction hob. The kitchen area has a full vaulted ceiling, an exposed feature brick wall, a window to the side, and double doors, with a window above, to the courtyard. The breakfast area has a window to the rear, two skylights and bi-folding doors to the courtyard.
Garden Room and Utility Room
The garden room has full height windows to the courtyard, skylights and limestone flooring with underfloor heating. The utility room has a range of fitted wall and base level units with timber worktops over incorporating an inset stainless steel sink and drainer with a mixer tap. There is a window to the rear and space and plumbing for a washing machine.
The master bedroom has sash windows to the front and side. The en suite has a free standing roll top bath with a side filling mixer tap, a feature brick fireplace, a WC, a wash basin, two heated towel rails and a window overlooking the courtyard. Bedroom two has a built-in wardrobe and a sash window to the front. Bedroom three also has a sash window to the front. The shower room has an enclosed double shower cubicle, a WC, a wash basin with a mixer tap, a heated towel rail and an obscure window to the rear.
The internal courtyard is laid to flagstone patio. Double gates open to the side. To the front of the property, the block paved driveway provides off street parking for six cars.
The town of Hitchin has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. There is also an open air market every Tuesday and Saturday, which have been taking place for over 500 years. The Queen Mother theatre is a purpose built venue with a programme of professional and amateur productions. The Hitchin swimming centre has outdoor and indoor pools for year round use. The town has a range of schools, including Hitchin Boys' School and Hitchin Girls' School, both rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.