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A drive leads to a five bar gate access onto an extensive parking area in front of the cottage.
The entrance door opens to a hallway with a large utility cupboard housing the Worcester Bosch central heating boiler together with plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
There is a cloakroom which is tastefully fitted with a low flush WC and a wash basin with tiled splash back. The beautiful dual aspect living room has both sitting and dining areas and features a log burning stove, set within an exposed brick chimney breast. There are a range of fitted cupboards and some shelving together with pine floor coverings and the room has windows to front and casement doors with full height side panels to side. An oak staircase leads to the first floor.
The kitchen/breakfast room is undoubtedly one of the properties principal features, beautifully fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing storage units. There are granite work surfaces incorporating a sink unit, space for a range style cooker with extractor canopy over, a wood burner with a quarry tiled hearth and a very attractive exposed brick wall behind. It has a vaulted ceiling with skylights providing excellent overhead natural illumination and there are casement doors opening onto the sun terrace. There is also an integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge/freezer and beautiful natural stone floors.
On the first floor, there is a landing. This has an access hatch to the loft space. Oak doors with Suffolk latches lead into the bedrooms.
The back double bedroom has a window overlooking the attractive rear garden and there are two further double bedrooms at the front of the cottage.
The bathroom is attractively fitted with a bath with separate shower unit over and folding glass shower screen. There is a wash basin and low flush WC. The walls are fully tiled as is the floor and there is a Velux style skylight.
Externally there are two large timber sheds. The front shed is insulated and has light and power and this measures 14'9 x 10 and the second shed at the back of the garden is 15'10 x 5'10.
The lovely landscaped garden extends to three sides of the property and accessed via a driveway through a five bar gate into a block paved parking area. There are shaped lawns bordered by beds stocked with a proffusion of flowering plants and shrubs together with various fruit producing trees and a beautiful ornamental pond with waterfall and rockery feature. There is also a pergola which supports a variety of climbing plants and a paved patio area together with external lighting and power supply.
The property is conveniently situated between Harpenden and the main village. The village has a varied selection of shops, restaurants, good schools and a doctors’ surgery. The nearby town of Harpenden has good shopping facilities, highly regarded schools and a fast rail service to London.
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