The Old Cottage

9 High Street, Gosmore, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7QG

£1,000,000Offers over

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed 17th century detached house
  • Three bedrooms
  • First floor study area
  • 33ft. long sitting room
  • 0.20 acres plot
  • Parking and double garage
  • Private gardens and summer house
  • Fibre broadband

Property description

A Grade II Listed three bedroom detached house with a double garage and a plot of about 0.20 acres in the centre of the village of Gosmore.

The property is believed to date from 1675 and is set overlooking the village green. The 1,763 sq. ft. of accommodation includes a sitting room, a dining room, a kitchen/breakfast room, rear lobby, and a shower room/utility room on the ground floor. Two staircases and landings give access to the first floor which includes a 21ft master bedroom, two further double rooms, a study, and a bathroom. The front garden has a capped off well and there is a private rear garden with a professionally built summer house. There is also a timber garden shed and mature trees and shrubs. There is gated off street parking for up to eight cars in addition to the double garage. Gosmore is a hamlet in the parish of St Ippolyts and has two pubs, a primary school, a village hall and a church. It is within walking distance of Hitchin town centre for further amenities.

Ground Floor

The dual aspect sitting room has windows overlooking the green and the garden. There is an original brick built inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove, and a further fireplace in the centre of the room with fireside cupboards. The dining room has exposed brickwork and a built-in cupboard. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units, a further chimney recess and space for a range cooker.

First Floor

The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and cupboards and views over the green. A study area links the two landings. The second landing has access to two bedrooms, both with exposed beams and built-in storage, and the bathroom which includes a bath with a shower over and has a window to the rear.


Gosmore is within walking distance of Hitchin which has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and an open air market every Tuesday and Saturday which has been taking place for over 500 years. Hitchin Swimming Centre has outdoor and indoor pools for year round use. Hitchin’s schools include Hitchin Boys' School and Hitchin Girls' School, both rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

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