This splendidly spacious modern detached house of cavity brickwork construction under a tiled roof dates from 1970 and provides excellent accommodation for the modern family. The gracious reception hall and gallery landing set the welcoming tone and are perfectly complemented by the large sitting and dining rooms. The conservatory enjoys a pleasant outlook over the delightfully planted rear garden.
The master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite shower room. The other three bedrooms are served by the well appointed family bathroom.
The house benefits from gas fired central heating and uPVC double-glazed windows and doors.
The house stands in a fine plot with an impressive frontage of about 120' (36.7m) and an overall depth of about 113' (34.59m). The front garden is very attractively laid out with lawn, rockeries and ornamental planting including shrubs, trees, conifers, yuccas and palm tree. An 'in-and-out' gravel driveway provides good off-street parking for numerous cars and leads to the integral double garage. A second drive at the left of the frontage provides an additional parking space. Shed.
Gated access to the delightfully landscaped rear garden, which is some 59' (18m) in depth and is a very attractive feature of the property. It is laid to lawn with crazy paved patio, raised patio to rear, herbaceous borders , ornamental shrubs and mature trees.
There is a brick paved courtyard to the side of the house with pergola, Summerhouse 7'3" x 6'8" (2.21m x 2.02m) and Workshop 15'7" x 7'1" (4.74m x 2.17m), the latter requiring some remedial work.
The house stands to the east of the centre of the attractive village of Ickleford, just to the north of the highly regarded market town of Hitchin. The village is well served with local shop, pubs, primary school and parish church. Hitchin is often features as one of the best places to live in the UK and offers a wide selection of excellent shops, schools, pubs, restaurants, leisure facilities and places of worship.
The property is less than 2 miles from Hitchin mainline railway station and Hitchin town centre and within 3 miles of the centre of Letchworth Garden City. Hitchin is on the East Coast mainline and the fastest services to London St Pancras take just 33 minutes, to Cambridge 32 minutes and to Peterborough 40 minutes. Junction 8 on the A1(M) is less than 5 miles away by car.
MAINS water, sewerage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
BROADBAND: A choice of providers with claimed download speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps. Current provider: Sky.
MOBILE SIGNAL: Most providers claim up to 4G coverage, a few 5G.
Property Ref: 17805394
- Hitchin Rail Station - 1.5 miles
- Letchworth Rail Station - 2.1 miles
- Arlesey Rail Station - 3.7 miles
- Baldock Rail Station - 4.1 miles
- Stevenage Rail Station - 5.7 miles