Park Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9AH
- 18th century barn conversion in a conservation area
- Private/gated development in the former grounds of The Priory
- Master bedroom with an en suite bathroom
- Three further double bedrooms, family bathroom
- Wealth of period features throughout
- Double garage, home office/gym, outbuilding
- Accommodation of 2,219 sq. ft.
- 0.9 miles from Hitchin train station
A four double bedroom 18th century barn conversion, in the former grounds of The Priory, in the town centre of Hitchin.
Situated in a conservation area in a private gated development of just four properties, Priory Barn has versatile accommodation of 2,219 sq. ft., set over two floors, together with a summerhouse and a detached double garage, with a first floor home office/gym. The ground floor has a playroom/family room, an open plan kitchen/dining/family room, a sitting room and a utility room. The master bedroom, with an en suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and the family bathroom are on the first floor. Originally an outbuilding of The Priory, the barn has a wealth of period features throughout, including exposed beams and brickwork, and two open fireplaces with wood burning stoves. Hitchin station is just 0.9 miles from the property from where trains to Kings Cross take just 30 minutes.
The part glazed front door opens into the entrance hall which has a staircase to the first floor and a built-in storage cupboard. The cloakroom comprises WC, a wash basin and an obscure glazed window to the front. The dual aspect playroom/family room has a feature brick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove set on a stone hearth. There is a range of built-in storage and glazed double doors to the rear garden patio area.
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
The kitchen has a range of fitted wall and base level units with granite worktops incorporating an inset twin ceramic butler sink with a mixer tap. The Aga is set in the fireplace with a tiled splashback and an extractor unit over. There is an integrated electric oven and space for an American style double fridge/freezer, together with a window to the front. The dining/family area has a window to the front and a built-in cupboard.
Sitting Room and Utility Room
The sitting room has a feature brick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove set on a stone hearth. There are two windows to the front. A latch door leads to the utility room, which has a range of fitted wall and base level units with solid timber worktops and a ceramic butler sink with a mixer tap over. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a fridge/freezer. A part glazed oak door leads to the front and there are skylights.
First Floor Bedrooms
The landing has a built-in airing cupboard, a variety of built-in storage in the eaves and skylight windows to the rear. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and a window to the front. The en suite has a free standing roll top bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment over, an enclosed corner shower cubicle, a WC, a wash basin with a mixer tap over, a radiator with a heated towel rail, and an obscure glazed window to the side. Bedroom two has a part vaulted ceiling with exposed brick and beams and a built-in double wardrobe. There are windows to the front and side. Bedroom three has a window to the front and a range of built-in wardrobes and storage. Bedroom four has a window to the front.
The family bathroom has a free standing roll top bath with a mixer tap and separate shower attachment over, an enclosed corner shower cubicle, a WC, a wash basin with a mixer tap over and obscure glazed windows to the front.
Gardens and Grounds
Access to Priory Barn is via electric double gates with a driveway leading to the detached double garage, which has block paved parking for two vehicles ahead of the electric up and over door. There is a further storage area attached to the side of the garage, which has access from inside the garage, along with a separate pedestrian door to the front and window to the side. Above the garage is a home office/gym, which can be accessed via the garden. There is storage in the eaves and skylights to the ceiling. To the side of the front door, a five bar gate opens to a block paved patio area, which can be used as additional parking. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and paved patio seating areas, with a variety of mature flower and shrub beds and boarders. To the rear of the garden, there is a detached brick and weather board under slate roof outbuilding, which has a power and light connected and could be used as a summer house or workshop.