5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Guide price £895,000

Chiltern Road, Hitchin SG4

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Property info

Property features

  • Edwardian Villa Style Home
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast
  • Stunning Conservatory
  • Well Stocked Gardens
  • EPC - E

Property description

An exceptional opportunity to acquire this four/five bedroom semi detached villa style home in one of Hitchin's most sought after tree lined residential roads. Built in the Victorian/Edwardian era the property retains many of its authentic period features whilst also benefitting from more modern conveniences including gas heating to radiators, refitted kitchen and bathroom, stylish loft conversion and a stunning conservatory to the rear overlooking private gardens, Internal viewing of this elegant, substantial and beautifully presented family home ideally situated for access to Hitchin mainline Railway Station to London Kings Cross, the historic Town Centre and excellent Schools for all ages is most highly recommended.


The accommodation comprises

on the ground floor


Entrance Porch
Quarry tiled floor. Partly glazed entrance door with top window providing access to:-
Entrance Hall
Wide entrance hall with exposed wooden flooring, decorative arches and picture rails. Recessed spotlighting. Decorative dado rails. Radiator. Staircase to the first floor. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving. Partly glazed side door with top window and coat hooks. White panelled doors providing access to Sitting Room, Family Room and Kitchen/Dining Room.
Sitting Room 15'0' x 14'10' (4.57m x 4.52m)
Measurements taken into a walk-in bay window with original sash windows and secondary double glazing. Radiator. TV point. High moulded corniced ceilings. Decorative picture rail. Telephone point. Feature central open fireplace with moulded marble surround and slate hearth.
Family Room 15'0' x 13'9' (4.57m x 4.19m)
A dual aspect room with original sash windows with views over the side courtyard and rear garden. Central chimneybreast with decorative marble effect fireplace with a cast iron insert and ceramic tiled insert. High moulded skirting boards. Telephone point. Radiator.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 17'8' x 12'0' (5.38m x 3.66m)
A good sized social kitchen with a sash window and partly glazed French style doors providing access to the side courtyard garden. The Kitchen is fitted with a matching range of floorstanding and wall mounted storage cupboards with under unit lighting and rolled edge worksurfaces. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit. Partly ceramic tiled walls. Fitted smeg double oven with four burner gas hob and Zanussi extractor over (not tested). Space and recess for an upright fridge freezer. Various built-in original storage cupboards with shelving. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Slate tiled floor. Matching central island with stainless steel worktop, built-in storage drawers and cupboards that divide the Kitchen from the Breakfast Area. Original panelled door providing access to:-
Rear Lobby
Partly glazed door with matching side windows opening to the side courtyard. Latched doors providing access to the Utility Room and Cloakroom. Arch shaped latched doors providing access to Conservatory. Slate tiled flooring.
Utility Room 7'8' x 7'7' (2.34m x 2.31m)
Fitted with a range of floorstanding storage cupboards with rolled edge worksurfaces. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a tumble dryer. Various storage shelves. Space for an upright fridge/freezer. Exposed brick floor.
Cloakroom
Fitted with a suite comprising low level push button W.C. Extractor fan. Wall mounted Gloworm gas fired boiler (not tested). Continuous slate flooring from the Rear Lobby.
Conservatory 13'9' x 12'4' (4.19m x 3.76m)
An impressive modern bespoke wooden conservatory by Frost with power and light connected. Vaulted ceiling with glass roof. Various double glazed opening windows and matching French style doors providing access and views over the rear garden. American cherry hardwood flooring. Two radiators.

On the first floor


Split Level Landing
Partly high vaulted ceiling incorporating a double glazed velux roof window. Access to a large boarded loft space with access ladder. Decorative dado rails. Original white panelled doors providing access to all Bedrooms, Shower Room, Bathroom and Dressing Room. Radiator. Turning staircase providing access to the Second Floor with built-in storage cupboards below.
Bedroom One 15'4' x 13'10' (4.67m x 4.22m)
Originally two separate rooms, this dual aspect room with original sash windows features two cast iron fireplace surrounds. Radiator. Original panelled doors providing access to the Landing.
Bedroom Two 15'2' x 14'0' (4.62m x 4.27m)
Measurements taken into a walk-in bay window with original sash windows and views to the front. Feature central fireplace with a moulded cast iron surround and patterned ceramic tiled insert. Decorative corniced ceiling. Radiator.
Shower Room 9'3' x 6'0' (2.82m x 1.83m)
Fitted with a suite comprising wash handbasin set into a vanity unit with storage space below and ceramic tiled corner shower cubicle with screen door, matching side panel and fitted Aqualisa pumped shower unit (not tested). Radiator. Coved ceiling. Extractor fan. Sash window to the front.
Family Bathroom 8'9' x 7'6' (2.67m x 2.29m)
Plus entrance recess. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, low level W.C, bidet and pedestal wash handbasin. Two frosted sash style windows to the rear. Radiator. Built-in airing cupboard housing a Megaflow pressurised hot water tank (not tested).
Dressing Room 10'0' x 6'0' (3.05m x 1.83m)
Plus a range of built-in wardrobe cupboards with soft-close doors, hanging rails and storage shelving. Radiator. Sash window to the side.
Bedroom Three 14'0' x 11'2' (4.27m x 3.40m)
Sash window with views over the rear garden. Radiator. Central open fireplace with moulded cast iron surround and patterned ceramic tiled insert.

On the second floor


Landing
Double glazed Velux roof window. Panelled door providing access to:-
Guest Bedroom 17'7' x 13'2' (5.36m x 4.01m)
Measurements taken into a walk-in dormer window with views to the rear. Radiator. Exposed pine floorboards. Recessed spotlighting. Two eaves storage cupboards. Doorway providing access to a walk-in eaves storage area with light. Additional door providing access to:-
En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a modern contemporary white suite featuring a wash handbasin set into a vanity unit with storage cupboards below, push button low level W.C and a wide ceramic tiled shower cubicle with sliding screen door, matching side panel and shower unit (not tested). Extractor. Recessed spotlighting. Double glazed velux window to the front. Radiator. Wall light.

On the lower ground floor


Cellar 20'0' x 12'0' (6.10m x 3.66m)
Featuring exposed brick steps. 6'4' average headheight. Two glazed windows to the front. Power and light connected. With enormous potential for further accommodation (subject to obtaining the relevant consents and permissions).

Outside


At the Front
A Victorian style brick pathway provides access to the front door. The remaining front garden is enclosed behind a dwarf brick wall and is predominantly paved with various mature flower and shrub borders for the ease of maintenance.
Rear Garden
To the side of the property is a heritage flagstone courtyard that is enclosed with panelled fencing and has a gate that provides access to the front of the property. Garden tap. The remaining garden is laid predominantly to lawn with various flower and shrub borders and is enclosed by panelled fencing. A wooden gate provides access to the second half of the garden where there is a range of garden sheds and outbuildings, various fruit trees, vegetable garden and chicken coop.

Floor plans


Please note that the floor plans are not to scale and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any dimensions given are approximate. Therefore the accuracy of the floor plans cannot be guaranteed.

Council tax band


We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is currently Band G. This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.

Floor area


Approx 213 sqm.

Please note that the above measurement has been taken from the EPC.

EPC rating


Current E; Potential D.

Services


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SG4 Zed-Index
£341,888 £575,210 £316,228 £248,748 £166,434

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Avg. price paid: £291,733
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Avg. price paid: £280,267
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Avg. price paid: £199,716
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Avg. asking price in SG4: £649,879
No. of properties for sale in SG4: 101
Avg. asking rent in SG4: £1,080 pcm
No. of properties to rent in SG4: 42

Property value data/graphs for SG4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £575,210 £326 4.0 £510,555
Semi-detached £316,228 £302 3.1 £313,375
Terraced £248,748 £293 2.7 £234,619
Flats £166,434 £261 1.7 £169,990

Current asking prices in SG4

Avg. current asking prices in SG4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £151,250
(2)
£264,999
(7)
£442,581
(27)
£591,647
(19)
£1,068,679
(19)
Flats £126,694
(10)
£225,618
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All £130,787
(12)
£243,996
(15)
£442,581
(27)
£591,647
(19)
£1,068,679
(19)

Current asking rents in SG4

Avg. current asking prices in SG4
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Houses £724 pcm
(1)
£953 pcm
(6)
£1,124 pcm
(5)
£1,690 pcm
(5)
£3,301 pcm
(3)
Flats £518 pcm
(11)
£754 pcm
(7)
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All £536 pcm
(12)
£846 pcm
(13)
£1,124 pcm
(5)
£1,690 pcm
(5)
£3,301 pcm
(3)

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Mayflower Close 46.2%
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Matthew Gate 43.5%
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  • Hitchin (0.3 miles)
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  • Stevenage (4.1 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (6.7 miles)
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  • St Andrew's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Hitchin (0.2 miles)
  • Highbury Infant School & Nursery (0.3 miles)
  • William Ransom Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Hitchin Girls' School (0.1 miles)
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  • The Priory School (1.2 miles)
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