Guide Price £650,000 - Available


  • Refurbished, superbly presented 3 Bed Grade II listed character cottage
  • 3 Receptions one with Inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Boarded attic.
  • Landscaped, private southerly facing rear garden.
  • Dating back to circa 1700"s retaining many period features
  • Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Utility. Cloakroom. Cellar
  • Detached double width garage block with remote controlled doors

Refurbished and superbly presented 3 Bedroom Grade II listed Character Cottage dating back to circa 1700s and retaining many outstanding period features. Particularly spacious beamed living accommodation with 3 Reception Rooms, one with `inglenook` fireplace and fitted wood burning stove. Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Utility. Cloakroom. Cellar. Stairs to a boarded attic. Detached double width garage block with remote con controlled electric doors. Landscaped and private southerly facing rear garden.

The property enjoys a wonderful situation on the borders of this delightful village and in a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, with uninterrupted views of Ashridge Forest in one direction and the slopes of Whipsnade Zoo and the ancient Icknield Way in the other. Fr the commuter the M1 access points are close at hand as are a number of main line railway stations.

STORM PORCH
With outside light and panelled part glazed front door opening to :-

ENTRANCE HALL
Radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Stairs to first floor

SITTING ROOM
Exposed beams to two walls and ceiling. Impressive `Inglenook` fireplace with tiled hearth and fitted cast iron wood burning stove. Fitted shelving to one alcove. Radiator. Leaded light window.

DINING ROOM
Leaded light window. Radiator. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth and ornamental wood burning stove. Exposed beams to one wall and ceiling.

STUDY
Decoratively glazed french doors with matching glazed side panels opening to patio and rear garden. Exposed beams to one wall. Radiator. Range of fitted cupboards to one wall.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
Dual aspect room with 2 windows one with glorious countryside views towards Ashridge beyond. Exposed beams to one wall and ceiling. Radiator. The kitchen has been refitted with a white Butler sink and a range of matching units comprising both cupboards and drawers and with the benefit of an extensive range of hardwood Aroko work surfaces. Colour co-ordinated part tiled walls. Integrated `Neff` hob, oven and grill. Neff fridge and dishwasher. Radiator. Boiler.

REAR LOBBY
Radiator. Built in cupboard. Panelled multi glazed door opening to rear garden. Door to :-

BATHROOM
Refitted in white with period style chrome fittings and comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and fitted shower shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Colour co-ordinated wall and floor tiling. Chrome heated towel rail. Window.

UTILITY AREA
Accessed via a door from the rear garden and with fitted work surface with space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and condenser dryer under.Space for further white goods. Fitted white Butler sink with tiled splash back over and fitted cupboards under. Window. Quarry tiled floor. Stairs down to :-

BASEMENT/CELLAR
With power and light and exposed brick walls and floor and painted ceiling. Decorative arched recesses.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
Exposed beams to one wall and ceiling. Shelved airing cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM
Dual aspect leaded light windows and with glorious and far reaching views respectively. Exposed beams to one wall and ceiling. Feature cast iron fireplace with matching mantle and tiled hearth. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2.
Leaded light window with glorious views towards the Chiltern Hills and Whipsnade Zoo. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Stripped and varnished old pine floor. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3.
Leaded light window again with glorious views. Radiator. Exposed beams. Fixed ladder style staircase leading to attic.

CLOAKROOM
Fitted with a two piece suite in white comprising vanity unit with inset wash hand basin adjacent work surfaces with fitted cupboard under and low level WC. Radiator. Exposed beams to one wall. Shaver point.

ATTIC 1.
With panted walls and ceiling and wide plank oak wood strip flooring. Power and light. Door opening to :-

ATTIC 2.
Again with painted walls, oak flooring and light. Window with far reaching views towards countryside beyond.

FRONT GARDEN
Arranged behind a brick wall to the property`s front curtilage and manly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders. Gated shingled pathway.

REAR GARDEN
Landscaped to established, delightfully private southerly facing and with glorious outlook over adjoining countryside to the side. The garden is arranged with two paved patios (one with a pergola over) and an area laid to lawn with variegated and established herbaceous border. Decorative box hedging. Garden shed. Bin store. Outside light. Outside tap.

DOUBLE GARAGE
With remote controlled electric door. Power and light. Window. Separate door to garden.

H12799
Floorplan to follow with measurements

Notice
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Floor Plan