STAMP DUTY EXEMPT
As of 8th July 2020 stamp duty threshold has been raised from £125,000 to £500,000. Whether you are a first time buyer or a home mover you now pay ZERO stamp duty on any property purchase up to £500,000. The end date for this exemption is 31st March 2021.
Ensum Brown are thrilled to present to the market this rarely available three bedroom 1930's family home ideally positioned in this sought-after road located within walking distance to Hertford's bustling and vibrant high street & Hertford East British Rail Station with its fast links into London Liverpool Street (approx. 40 minutes journey time). The property has been superbly maintained by the present vendor and is presented in immaculate condition providing spacious and versatile living accommodation throughout.
Upon approaching the property it has great kerb appeal and sits peacefully in this family-orientated setting; there is a block paved driveway proving parking for two vehicles and unusually for a property of this era it also benefits from additional parking for a further three vehicles with allocated spaces located opposite the house. There is also a partly-converted garage offering a great storage space.
Once you enter this home through the UPVC front door you are greeted by a welcoming and spacious entrance hall featuring wood flooring, stairs to first floor accommodation, obscured double glazed window the front aspect and an under-stairs storage cupboard. Doors lead off to the living/dining room and fitted kitchen.
The living/dining room is a dual-aspect room offering well-presented accommodation with two designated lounge/dining areas benefitting from wood flooring, double glazed window to the front aspect and double glazed patio doors to the rear aspect leading to the large conservatory. Feature fireplace with hearth, two radiators, TV point. There is ample space for a large dining table and chairs, this room would be perfect for get-togethers and socialising with friends and family. The conservatory is a perfect place to relax and unwind offering tiled flooring, triple aspect double glazed windows, radiator and double glazed patio doors to the side aspect leading out to the patio area of the rear garden.
Moving on to the kitchen, this is comprehensively fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminate worktops. Featuring spotlights to ceiling, tiled flooring, radiator, built-in double oven/microwave with 5-ring stainless steel hob and extractor over. There is space for a dishwasher and low level fridge. Two double glazed windows to the rear aspect with a double glazed single door leading out to the rear garden. Ample worktop space and stainless steel sink with drainer plus chrome mixer tap. This leads on to the separate utility room which is the part-conversion of the garage and offers tiled flooring and laminate worktop space. There is space for a tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Wall-mounted gas combination boiler and two wall-mounted storage cupboards.
Going upstairs, the first floor landing is bright and spacious with doors leading off to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. The landing comprises fitted carpet, loft hatch providing access to a part-boarded and insulated loft space currently used for storage but offering terrific scope to convert into a master bedroom suite (STPP) as modelled by the neighbouring properties.
The master bedroom is of a very generous size and located to the rear of the property with a double glazed window providing a pleasant view over the rear garden. This bedroom features fitted carpet, built-in mirror fronted wardrobes, radiator, TV point and spotlights to ceiling. The second bedroom is also a good-size double with double glazed window to the front aspect, laminate wood flooring, radiator and TV point. Heading into the third bedroom, this is a great size single and offers laminate wood flooring, double glazed window to the front aspect, built-in storage cupboard/wardrobe and radiator.
Completing the first floor accommodation is the well-appointed family bathroom which benefits from tiled flooring and partly-tiled walls, wall-mounted chrome heated towel rail, obscured double glazed window to the rear aspect with bespoke blind. Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising low level flush WC, wash hand basin, bath with wall-mounted chrome shower and screen.
Externally, the low maintenance west-facing rear garden is a truly delightful commencing with a paved patio area with steps leading up to a good-size area laid to lawn with fish pond and shed. This garden is very private and would be ideal for a growing family.
As previously mentioned, there is a block paved driveway providing parking for two vehicles and in addition there is parking for a further three vehicles with allocated spaces directly opposite the property.
All in all this is a superb opportunity to acquire a lovely family home in a fantastic location. Please call or email us to arrange your accompanied viewing, you won't be disappointed!
LOCATION - HERTFORD
Hertford is the county town of Hertfordshire, believed to have been habited since around the 7th Century. Today, Hertford is a bustling market and riverside town with a population in excess of 25,000.
Hertford is a beautiful market and riverside town and in fact has 4 rivers; the Rib, Beane and Mimram join the River Lea in Hertford. Hertford is located off the A10 and also has the equally popular town or Ware just 3 miles up the road. The town is one of the areas most popular and you really do have the best of both worlds, surrounded by the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, but well connected to London. If you are a commuter or just like to have regular day trips to London you are just 20 miles away by car and with very easy access by Hertford East station to Liverpool street (approx. 49 mins) or Hertford North Finsbury Park/Kings Cross (approx. 35 mins).
Unlike many towns, Hertford has a bustling high street and very much has a social 'café' culture. There are over 200 shops in the town centre, a mixture of high street chain stores, specialist shops, restaurants, hairdressers, banks and other retail services. One of the attributes that distinguishes Hertford from its larger neighbours is the number of independent traders and specialist shops in the town. The number of eateries is in excess of 40, ranging from Thai, through to Indian, Japanese and Italian, to fish & chips and kebabs. Befitting a market town, every Saturday there is a charter market in the town centre and a farmers' market every second Saturday of the month.
With regards to education, this is one of the biggest draws to the area. To name a few you have Simon Balle primary school through to sixth form, the prestigious Richard Hale secondary and sixth from college, Sele secondary school and then located within a few miles of Hertford and Ware you have private schools including Haileybury, St Edmunds College, Heath Mount and Duncombe schools.
If you don't live in Hertford already, then come and visit this superb town very soon, you won't want to leave!
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!
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