44 The Avenue
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RQ
- Edwardian detached house
- Refurbished and redecorated throughout
- Five bedrooms and three bathrooms
- Over 3,000 sq. ft. of accommodation
- Carriage driveway for up to four cars
- Private landscaped gardens with secluded terrace
- Less than 0.5 miles from town and station
- Walking distance to Girls' and Boys' Schools
An Edwardian brick under tile five bedroom detached house with a carriage driveway situated in The Avenue in Hitchin.
The Avenue was originally named in 1896 and was planned as a tree-lined street which is now in a conservation area with residents parking provision. The property has been refurbished by the present owners in 2007 and redecorated with Farrow and Ball pallet throughout. There is over 3,000 sq. ft. of accommodation which includes a three room cellar, a 33ft long kitchen/breakfast room and three formal reception rooms. There are also five bedrooms and three bath or shower rooms. The carriage driveway at the front provides parking for up to four cars and is screened by a hedge. The rear garden is enclosed and landscaped with a level lawn garden and a secluded stone and wood terrace area with a pergola over. The property is less than 0.5 miles from the town centre and station and is walking distance from Hitchin Boys' and Girls' Schools.
The kitchen has hand crafted and painted bespoke units with a double sink inset into granite work surfaces. A built-in range cooker has a stainless steel splashback and extractor hood over. There is a central seating bar and wooden flooring. The breakfast area has double doors to the garden and the patio area.
Reception Rooms and Cellar
The family room has a walk-in bay window, with wooden shutters, overlooking the front of the property, original Edwardian floor boards and cast iron fireplace with mantel. The study also has a cast iron fireplace, the living room has wooden flooring and a bay window overlooking the side of the property. The cellar is presently used as a music room and has a store room.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
On the first floor there are five bedrooms and a family bathroom which has a claw foot bath and separate shower cubicle, wooden flooring and two windows to the rear of the property. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and en suite bathroom which also has a freestandng bath, original fireplace and separate shower. The second bedroom has an en suite shower room.
Situation and Schooling
Hitchin has a variety of shops, public houses and restaurants. Hitchin Swimming Centre has outdoor and indoor pools allowing year round swimming. The town has a range of schools including the Boys' and Girls' schools which are both rated Outstanding by Ofsted and Kingshott School Prep School is approximately 1 mile from The Avenue and Hitchin railway station is less than 0.5 miles from the property.
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