An excellent opportunity to purchase a 2 bedroom cottage in the desirable Bernard's Heath area of St Albans. Packed with character this well-proportioned home is within walking distance of the main City station, with its 20 mins link into London St Pancras. Fitted with gas central heating, the property includes two bedrooms, shower room, a good-sized open plan lounge diner leading into a separate kitchen with appliances. The rear garden is laid to stone tiles and towards the back is an off street parking space - a real feature in this location! Planning permission has also been granted to extend the property at ground and first floor level, as well as for an outbuilding. Suitable for a first time buyer or investor!
Reception 23'6" x 10'6" (7.16m x 3.20m)
Enter through the frosted glass front door, into this light, over 23ft long reception room which provides ample space for both a living and dining area. The room is neutrally decorated throughout with original wooden ceiling beams painted black. A red brick fireplace is a real focus and a bay window with three windows and a set of curtains allows in plenty of natural light. Further included are light brown carpet, two ceiling mounted light fittings, two radiators, multiple plug sockets and stairs leading up to the first floor.
Kitchen 9'2" x 7'11" (2.79m x 2.41m)
This room enjoys plenty of natural light due to three frosted glass windows in the ceiling and a further window with white drawstring blind overlooking the rear garden. Terracotta tiles are laid to the floor with cream, light brown tiles partly covering the walls and painted white to the remaining areas. A cream, mottled-effect worktop features on both sides of the kitchen with cream cupboards above and below, drawers below and shelves above - all offering useful storage. Appliances include a John Lewis washing machine, a brushed aluminium Baumatic electric oven and four-burner gas hob as well as a white Zanussi fridge freezer. A white ceramic sink with silver mixer tap, a radiator and four ceiling-mounted 3-bulb spotlights are further included.
Beyond the kitchen is a hallway with access out to the rear garden via a door with glass panel and white drawstring blind. A storage cupboard contains suitable storage and an Ideal gas boiler. Red terracotta tiles are laid to floor and a light fitting is attached to the ceiling.
A light and airy room with windows looking out to the side and rear of the house and with white drawstring blinds. A good-sized walk-in shower is present with aluminium frame, glass sliding door and thermostatic shower unit with rainforest shower head. The rest of the suite comprises wall mounted heated towel rail, white pedestal and white wash basin with silver mixer tap and glass shelf and mirror-fronted cabinet above. A further two-door, mirrored cabinet is fixed above the radiator. Terracotta tiles are laid to floor with blue tiles to walls around the shower and sink, with the remaining sections and ceiling painted white.
Bedroom 10'10" x 10'8" (3.30m x 3.25m)
A well-proportioned double bedroom with wooden beams painted black presents another room with real character. Light brown carpet is laid to floor and the walls and remainder of the ceiling are painted white. Fitted wardrobes and drawers are cleverly fitted to the spaces either side of the chimney breast. A window with neutral curtains, light fitting and radiator complete the room.
Bedroom 1 12'3" x 7'6" (3.73m x 2.28m)
A light and airy room with windows overlooking the rear of the house and light brown curtains. This room enjoys plenty of storage with fitted wardrobes and cupboards on both sides. Light brown carpet is laid to the floor with neutral decor throughout.
The garden is laid to stone tiles with well-maintained shrubs and bushes on either side. A useful storage shed is located at one end as well as access onto the private parking area. South-west facing, the garden enjoys direct sunlight for most of the day to enjoy those summer BBQs!
- Private off street parking
- Walk to City centre
- Walk to train station
- For 20 mins link to St Pancras
- Planning secured for outbuilding
- Planning permission for an extension