Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

  Posted: 25.06.21 at 15:47 by LAYTH YOUSIF @HitchinNubNews

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Continuing our series at Hitchin Nub News: Property of the week.

POTW aims to showcase properties in and around Hitchin and north Herts marketed by local estate agents.

This week we have a property marketed by Michael Graham

So, read on for our regular Nub News series: Property of the Week.

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This week we feature a stunning five bedroom detached property in Hitchin marketed by Michael Graham

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

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PROPERTY OVERVIEW

Grade II listed 16th century thatched cottage

Four bedrooms; one en suite, ground floor bathroom

Two reception rooms

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

Kitchen, utility room

Off street parking for six cars, landscaped gardens with pond and summerhouse

Plot of approx. 0.6 acres

Views over Lower Green and paddocks

No upper chain

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

A Grade II listed 16th century four bedroom thatched cottage on a plot of approximately 0.6 acres with parking and gardens, situated on Lower Green in Ickleford and for sale with no upper chain.

This property dates from the Tudor period and was extended in the 1980s and now has - on the ground floor - two reception rooms, a kitchen and a separate utility room.

There are also three ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom.

On the first floor, the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom.

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

The cottage is reached via a driveway with gated access over a small bridge and has off street parking for around six cars.

The property is on the edge of Lower Green in the village of Ickleford and overlooks a pond with mature trees including Willows, Cherry and Ash.

Lower Green is adjacent to Ickleford Common which is a nature reserve next to the Hiz managed by a small group of common holders, over which the owners also hold "Commoners Rights".

The property is situated on a lane just off the Arlesey Road next to the Ickleford Equestrian Centre and, there are horse paddocks to the rear.

INTERNAL HIGHLIGHTS

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

The entrance hall has exposed beams and a stone floor and is divided by the beams from the dining area which has an open fireplace.

The stone flooring continues through to the sitting room which has an inglenook fireplace with a built-in log burner.

The kitchen is fitted with a range cooker and has a door to the gardens. The utility room has a gas boiler, butler sink .

On the first floor, the master bedroom has exposed beams and an en suite bathroom.

OUTSIDE

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

The driveway provides parking for six cars with a lawn to the front and willow trees overhanging the pond.

To the side there is a thatched timber summerhouse, a paved and shingle seating area, and a water feature.

The rear garden has been landscaped and includes a paved patio area with a bridge over the fish pond.

There is a hedge arch leading through to an ornamental pond with an Italian, two tier fountain.

The owners have created a cottage garden with mature trees, beech hedges and areas of lawn.

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

SITUATION

The property is on the northern edge of Ickleford village, by the common.

The village has three pubs, a village store and post office, a church and a village hall - all within walking distance. Ickleford Primary School is on the Upper Green and Hitchin (three miles) has Hitchin Boys' and Girls' Schools and The Priory School for secondary education.

There are walks and bridleways in the surrounding area and Hitchin railway station is two miles away.

PRICE

Hitchin Nub News Property Of The Week: Stunning thatched Ickleford cottage marketed by Michael Graham

This property is on the market for offers over £1,000,000

To learn more call MICHAEL GRAHAM on 01462 441700 or email [email protected]


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