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Fri 23 Feb 2018

Feature Friday - Maiden Street, Weston

This Friday we are bringing you a stunning brand-new and individual detached home that has been built to the very highest standards in design and specification along with the Jack O'Legs tale from the Weston village.
The property sits within a beautiful setting in the heart of Weston Village offering opportunities for countrywide walks followed by a visit to the highly regarded Cricketers Pub to enjoy one of their real ales.


From the moment you enter via the solid oak framed entrance porch, you cannot fail to be impressed, especially when the NEST central heating thermostat recognises your arrival and turns the heating up. The high quality kitchen boasts an intelligent fridge-freezer, top of the range NEFF ovens, a wine cooler, integrated dish-washer and 5-ring induction hob.  The garden room has bi-folding doors to the rear garden and its rooflights are remote control operated and rain sensitive, offering a great space of entertaining and social living.



Weston is an attractive and very highly regarded village just 4 miles from the centre of Letchworth Garden City, 6 miles from the centre of Hitchin and 5 miles from the centre of Stevenage. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is just 1.6 miles away. Weston is a thriving community and exceptionally served by a village shop/Post Office, two pubs, the primary school, parish church and numerous sports clubs and their facilities.


Weston History - The Legend of Jack O'Legs 

In 1138 the legend of Jack O'Legs is believed to have been born and lived in a cave nestled in the woods near Weston. Jack got his name as he was apparently as big as a giant and considered a local hero because Jack used to rob the rich to feed the poor. One day he stole bread from a Baldock mill but was caught in the act when he was then clobbered and blinded. Jack was given one last request before being hung and that was for him to fire an arrow and be buried where it landed, which was in the Weston churchyard, some 3 miles from Baldock. Two stones mark his grave which are set 14 feet apart. The Legend of Jack O'Legs is still remembered today with information about him on a board on Weston Village green and the road between Baldock and Gravely being known as Jacks Hill.

If you would like to know any more information about this property please call the sales team on 01462 685808. The property is now available for viewing however will not yet appear on property portals.

We look forward to hearing from you soon,

The Charter Whyman Team