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High Street, Silsoe


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4 Bedroom House for sale in High Street, Silsoe

A historical building dating back to the mid 1700's which was formerly the butchers/dairy and subsequently the 'Old George' pub is a grade II listed cottage which has retained many of its original character features which include timber latch doors throughout, quarry tiled flooring, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, original sash windows as well as open fireplaces. In the main dwelling the accommodation is set over three levels and incorporates a kitchen come dining room, a formal reception room, study area, cloakroom, two first floor double bedrooms and a third floor master bedroom with adjoining bathroom. There is also within the grounds and courtyard a secluded two bedroom detached cottage, with kitchen, dining room, living room, as well as generous courtyard garden.

The property is set back off the high street accessed via a communal gravel driveway with parking to the front, a five bar gate to the side which leads in to the courtyard providing additional parking if required. A stable door leads directly in to the triple aspect kitchen/dining/breakfast room which has a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. There are a number of cottage style fitted wall and base level units which are covered over with a combination of a solid oak worktop and more conventional surface. There is an inset butler sink, double eye-level electric fan assisted ovens and a five ring gas hob. The flooring is laid with a traditional quarry tile and the walls are partly clad with a tongue and groove. There is a useful storage cupboard and a stripped pine door leading in to the sitting room. In addition there is a separate bathroom which has a free-standing slipper bath with telephone shower attachment, a fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level w/c.

This area of the home has a feature inglenook fireplace which houses a more modern cast iron stove which sits on a tiled hearth and has an exposed brick surround, stack and an inset timber mantle. There is a window facing the front aspect of the home and an internal door leading through to an inner lobby. Off the lobby is a study area, a door leading out to the front of the home, a cloakroom fitted with white sanitary ware and a staircase rising to the first floor accommodation and landing.

There are a total of two double bedrooms housed on this level, the first of which has separate w/c facilities whereas the second room has the convenience of fitted full height wardrobes. A further staircase off the landing area leads up to the master bedroom. This room has further fitted bedroom furniture and attractive views over the village and beyond towards Sharpenhoe Clappers. In addition there is a separate bathroom which has a free-standing slipper bath with telephone shower attachment, a fitted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level w/c. There is a useful eaves storage cupboard, the walls are partly covered with a metro-block tile and the flooring is laid with subway designed tiles. There are exposed wall and ceiling timbers and an obscure glazed window.

Moving outside the courtyard has been recently landscaped and incorporates a paved patio and seating area with steps to the side leading up to the raised garden. This area is mainly laid to lawn, there are some mature shrubs providing a good degree of privacy as well as panel fenced enclosures. There is a paved patio and seating area. The detached cottage sits adjacent to the garden and has a picket fence enclosure and gated access with its own shingled garden and patio area. A timber door leads directly in to the functional kitchen which has a number of fitted wall and base level units which are covered over with a solid worktop. There is a staircase leading up to the first floor accommodation and a door leading in to the first of two reception areas. The initial reception room is currently being used as a dining area and cou...

A historical building dating back to the mid 1700's which was formerly the butchers/dairy and subsequently the 'Old George' pub is a grade II listed cottage which has retained many of its original character features which include timber latch doors throughout, quarry tiled flooring, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, original sash windows as well as open fireplaces. In the main dwelling the accommodation is set over three levels and incorporates a kitchen come dining room, a formal reception room, study area, cloakroom, two first floor double bedrooms and a third floor master bedroom with adjoining bathroom. There is also within the grounds and courtyard a secluded two bedroom detached cot...

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Key Info

  • Listed Grade II Detached Cottage Dating Back to Georgian Era
  • Traditional Period Features Throughout
  • Accommodation Set Over Three Impressive Levels
  • Detached Two Bedroom Cottage with Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Courtyard & Separate Raised Garden
  • Outbuilding Providing an Opportunity to Further Develop
  • Parking Available For Numerous Vehicles
  • Central Village Location Close to Amenities & Major Transport Links

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