Guide Price £800,000
Aston End Road, Aston, Herts
A DELIGHTFUL DETACHED CHARACTER HOUSE THAT ENJOYS BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND SPACIOUS WELL PRESENTED ACCOMMODATION. SET IN THE HEART OF THIS DELIGHTFUL VILLAGE CLOSE TO COUNTRYSIDE AND WITHIN EASY REACH OF NEARBY STATIONS INTO LONDON.
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Fine and Country are delighted to offer for sale "Garden Cottage", a charming and well presented four bedroom detached cottage located in the ever popular village of Aston. The property, originally a tied cottage was built to house the head gardener to the St Mary's church deanery and farm estate by the late colonel Thompson.
As you arrive at Garden Cottage you will immediately see its warmth and charm together with the ample off street parking the property offers. The porch this gives access to the front of the house where you walk through into the sitting room. The floors are French Oak, taken from a barn in France, there is a beautiful and original open fireplace, stairs rise to the first floor with a useful under stairs storage cupboard and front aspect facing window allowing plenty of light into the room. Passing the stairs one moves into the main lounge, a fabulous room with a large brick built fireplace housing a log burning stove, two front aspect windows with cast iron reclaimed radiators below, French Oak flooring and access to the dining room and Kitchen. The Dining room is a really bright and welcoming room with French doors to the rear garden and windows to side filling the room with natural light, this really is a great room for entertaining. The kitchen hosts a good range of base and wall storage units with wood worktop surfaces, tiled splash backs, space for a large range cooker gas oven with cooker hood above, integrated fridge freezer. There is a window to side with butler sink below, a further two more windows to the rear - one with cast iron reclaimed radiator below and glass panel door to rear giving access to the garden and what would've been the original outside wc.
Moving upstairs there are four generous bedrooms and the main family bathroom. The master bedroom faces the rear of the property with fantastic views of the main orchard of St Mary's Church, below is a cast iron radiator as well as to the rear, there are fitted carpets and access to the en-suite. The en-suite is spacious and faces the side of the property, its fully tiled with a walk in screened shower cubicle with wall mounted shower attachment and deluge shower fitting, wall mounted heated towel rail, low flush wc and pedestal hand wash basin. Bedrooms two, three and four all face the front of the house and the landing gives plenty of storage with three double cupboards. The main bathroom faces the rear of the property, it has a frosted window to the side, part tongue and grooved panelled walls, freestanding roll top bath, low flush wc, pedestal hand wash basin and tiled floor.
Garden Cottage has a wonderful west facing garden which backs onto the the main orchard of St Mary's Church. The garden is mature and exceptionally well maintained with direct access to the garage.
To conclude this is a great opportunity to buy a wonderful family home in a superb location, Garden Cottage is a really well presented house and a marvellous family home. original grounds.
LOCATION - ASTON & STEVENAGE
Aston is a delightful village, it has a long history with the flourishing St Mary's church being mentioned in the Domesday Book. It is a lively village with many varied clubs and societies (cricket, tennis, table tennis, film, bowls, art, bridge, Pilates studio, badminton, WI…). It has a primary school, pre-school, village hall and a pub. The school has an Ofsted grade of 'Outstanding', takes children from reception to year 6 and has 120 pupils. Aston is located on a ridge between Stevenage and the Beane valley. You feel in the countryside in Aston and it's perfect if you are a walker, have a dog, or just love countryside views. There is a branch of Sainsbury's just 10 minutes' walk away on a footpath across the fields and you are also just a few minutes' drive from Stevenage.
Stevenage is 28 miles north of London and lies on the A1(M) that links the North and South of England. The closest towns to Stevenage are Hertford, Ware, Letchworth Garden City, Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City. There are two distinct areas to Stevenage, the 'Old Town' and the 'New Town', both offer a great range of shops with a combination of independent stores and national brands. Stevenage was designated the first 'New Town' under the UK's New Town Act in 1946. As well as its excellent road links the town is particularly popular with commuters, due to its mainline railway station with direct links to both London Kings Cross and Moorgate. The nearby stations at Knebworth, Watton-at-Stone and Hertford also offer commuting options.
Stevenage also a two main retail parks with superstores, restaurants and entertainment, that includes a cinema, bowling alley and even an indoor multi crazy golf course. Also very popular is the Gordon Craig theatre and the town's football club. As well as its shops and entertainment there are all the amenities you could possibly need in the town: dentists, libraries, doctors and the Lister district general hospital.
VIEWINGS - COVID-19
As an agent we take the responsibility of the health of our clients and viewers extremely seriously. Therefore we have measures in place to conduct this in a safe and sensible manner. We will ask our home owners to be out or in the garden. We will ask for no contact on arrival, but we will greet you with our usual smile as we put on our face masks. We will provide you with a face mask also, along with protective gloves. We will keep a safe distance but be there to answer any questions you may have. If you have had any symptoms of the Coronavirus, we ask you to wait 14 days before joining us on a viewing. We look forward to meeting you!
- Detached Family Home
- Stunning Mature Garden
- 4 Bedrooms
- En Suite to Master
- Three Reception Rooms
- Beautifully Presented
- Classic Period Cottage
- Off Street Parking & Garage
- Sought After Village Location
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