A delightful three bedroom Grade II Listed 17th Century character cottage located within the Hertfordshire village of Markyate with no onward chain.
Formerly known in the 20th Century within the village as 'Mrs Claydon's Old Shop', this three bedroom cottage has been transformed in recent years into a charming home retaining many character features throughout with a blend of modern and contemporary finishes. The cottage is situated along the historic village High Street of Markyate which offers a range of local amenities such as local shops, Post office, pub/restaurants, gym and other boutiques. Markyate also offers excellent transport links into London, with the M1 Junction 9 (approx. 2 miles) nearby, and Harpenden Train Station offering efficient rail service to St. Pancras in under 30 minutes.
Entering the cottage, a welcoming sitting room with dual aspect windows and a feature Inglenook fireplace is situated to the front of the cottage. Within the sitting room, a glass panel to the floor looks down to the basement with feature lights, and the hatch situated in the corner of the sitting room providing access. A doorway leads through into the a spacious kitchen/dining room with a range of base and wall mounted units and wood block surfaces, integral oven with electric hob and space for white goods.
From the corner of the sitting room stairs lead up to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is a good sized double bedroom to the front of the property. To the rear, the second double bedroom features a cast iron fireplace, and a third bedroom benefiting from a stable door opening out onto a balcony. The shower room on the first floor has been refurbished by the current owners, and also features a brick fireplace with exposed beam.
Externally, access is provided via a stable door from the kitchen/dining room which leads out on to a courtyard driveway providing allocated parking for one vehicle with access via Albert Street.