Fore Street, Old Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£495,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
CHARACTER PROPERTY

IN HEART OF OLD HATFIELD

2 BEDROOMS

GARDEN

OUTBUILDING

0.2 MILES TO RAIL STATION

Believed to date from approximately 1800, 24 Fore Street is a handsome redbrick family home offering light-filled, flexible accommodation arranged over three floors, sensitively modernised and extended to combine the amenities of modern living with period features including sash windows and some original fireplaces.

The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises a large sitting room with feature exposed brick fireplace with woodburning stove and useful storage together with a spacious triple aspect split-level kitchen/dining room with a range of wall and base units, modern integrated appliances, space for a good-sized table and a door to the rear garden.

The first floor provides a double bedroom with walk-in storage and a modern fully-tiled family bathroom with corner bath with shower over.

On the second floor of the property is the principal bedroom, which is a delightful space featuring an original cast iron open fireplace.

The property has been well maintained and the main roof has recently been fully re-roofed, including felting.

The property is set at the heart of the Old Hatfield Conservation Area within Old Hatfield, a historic village on the fringes of Hatfield town centre, close to Hatfield House and within walking distance of the mainline station. Hatfield offers a comprehensive range of High Street and independent shopping, Asda and Tesco supermarkets together with excellent leisure facilities including a public swimming pool, four sports/leisure centres, two with indoor pools, a cinema and theatre. Communications links are excellent, with the nearby A1(M) and M1 giving access to the motorway network and to central London and Hatfield station offering trains to central London in around 20 minutes.

The town offers a good selection of state primary and secondary schools including Countess Anne C of E School, Hatfield Community Free School and Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School (all rated Outstanding by Ofsted, with independent schools nearby including Queenswood, Lochinver House, Manor Lodge and Sherrardswood.

Having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is approached from the pavement over a short flight of steps rising to the front door which, as is common with properties of this age, opens directly into the sitting room.

The enclosed garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flower and shrub beds and features a paved terrace, a gravelled Zen-style seating area and a timber outbuilding with two sheds and a further paved seating area at the end of the garden, all ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.

here is also access from the back garden, via an alley, to the road.

01727 530090

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