Westmill Lane, Hitchin, SG5

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The White House is a rarely available and individual 1934 constructed six bedroom detached family home that occupies a generous plot and is located within the sought after area of Westmill Lane in Ickleford. The delightful south facing grounds back onto the idyllic Oughtonhead Common Nature Reserve which is perfectly situated for countryside walks yet conveniently near to the historic market town of Hitchin.

The property is approached via a private gate with a sweeping driveway that leads to two garages. The property has been preserved for many years and offers deceptively spacious accommodation which is arranged over three floors and provides an abundance of potential for refurbishment and extension possibility should someone desire subject to planning permission.

Upon entering you are welcomed with an impressive grand entrance hall that is blessed with exposed beams and wood panelling with a recessed open fireplace. This leads through to a charming sitting room that has a feature fireplace, high ceilings, dual aspect window with amazing views over the front and rear garden. The formal dining room is flooded with natural light and also possess those characterful features and views of the rear garden. Further accommodation on the ground floor comprises, a separate study, W.C, kitchen, large utility, boiler room and a utility/store room.

The imposing original oak staircase leads up to the galleried first floor landing that overlooks the front garden through a quaint arch window. The first floor replicates the generosity of the well proportioned rooms below and serve five double bedrooms with the main bedroom benefitting from a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a balcony. There is a modern four piece suite family bathroom and a separate W.C. Bedroom six is placed on the second floor and allows access to the large loft space which is currently being used for storage although has the possibility of becoming further accommodation should somebody wish to convert subject to planning permission and building regulations.

Outside, at the front the property is well screened by mature trees with a driveway that provides off-road parking for several vehicles. There is access around both sides of the property that lead to the rear south facing garden. The garden has a patioed area and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of established trees, shrubbery and plants with amazing views over the open countryside. This is a one off opportunity to acquire a truly exclusive family home in one of Hitchin's most desirable areas. To appreciate the grandeur and further potential a viewing is highly recommended.



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