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Paynes Farmhouse

Croft Lane, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 1AS

£750,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • A Grade II listed 18th century detached cottage
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Sitting room, dining room, family room
  • 0.4 acres of paddock, stable units
  • Potential for improvement
  • Leasehold property, paddock on a separate ground lease
  • Long lease of 125 years
  • For sale with no upper chain

Property description

A Grade II listed 18th century three double bedroom detached cottage, in need of full renovation, situated in Letchworth Garden City.

Situated on Croft Lane and with accommodation in excess of 1,990 sq. ft., outbuildings and paddock of approximately 0.4 acres, this leasehold property has a wealth of potential for improvement. The ground floor has three reception rooms, two of which have feature fireplaces, the kitchen and a cloakroom. The master bedroom, together with two further double bedrooms, and the family bathroom are on the first floor. Paynes Farmhouse is for sale with no upper chain.

Ground Floor

The part leaded stained glass front door, protected by a pitched tiled storm canopy, opens into the entrance hallway, which has a staircase to the first floor. The cloakroom has a WC, a wash basin and two obscure windows to the side. The dual aspect sitting room has a built-in storage cupboard and a feature fireplace with a tiled surround and hearth. The family room has a feature brick fireplace with a brick surround and hearth, together with windows to the front and side. The dining room has exposed floorboards, a window to the rear and a built-in storage cupboard, which houses the gas fired boiler.

Kitchen

The dual aspect kitchen has a range of fitted wall and base level units with worktops over and an inset stainless steel sink. A pedestrian door leads to the internal courtyard.

First Floor

The first floor landing has built-in storage cupboards and windows to the side and rear. The master bedroom has a window to the side and a disused feature fireplace. Bedroom two has a window to the front, a disused fireplace and a built-in wardrobe. Bedroom three has built-in storage, exposed floorboards, a window to the front and access to the loft space. The family bathroom has an inset bath, a WC, a wash basin and a window to the rear.

Gardens and Grounds

The front garden is enclosed by a picket fence and a variety of mature tree and hedge borders. A pedestrian gate and a paved pathway lead to the front door. To one side of the property, a five bar gate opens to provide vehicle access to the paddock, which is enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature hedge line borders. The other side of the property provides separate vehicle access, with off street parking on the gravel driveway. The garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by mature hedge line borders. A pedestrian gate leads to the rear courtyard area which is laid to patio. There are a pair of timber stables and five brick under slate former stable units.

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