Classic early Garden City cottage Original charm and character blended with skilful updating Attractive gardens front & rear Off-street parking
The Property - This classic early Garden City home dates from 1909 and fully retains its original charm and character. It has, nonetheless, been well updated and boasts a fine modern kitchen/breakfast room, an en suite shower room to the master bedroom and an excellent family bathroom with both shower and bath.
This delightful cottage style home benefits from gas fired central heating and the utility/playroom could revert to being the garage, if required.
The Outside - The cottage stands in a good corner plot measuring about 126' by 33' (38.4m x 10m) overall. It is set some 61' (18.5m) back from the road behind a front garden screened by a hedge to the front and a fence to the side. The garden is laid to lawn with shrub borders and mature beech and sycamore trees and specimen silver birches. The gravel driveway provides good off-street parking.
A gate to the side leads to the rear garden which is about 31' (9.5m) in depth and laid to lawn with paved patio, paved patio with pergola over, areas laid to shingle and ornamental shrubs and conifers. Timber garden shed.
The Location - 55 Wilbury Hills Road is pleasantly located on the north-west outskirts of the town, just a mile and a quarter from Letchworth Garden City mainline railway station and the town's main shopping centre. Letchworth Garden City is on the Cambridge to London Kings Cross mainline with the fastest service to London Kings Cross taking just 28 minutes and Cambridge 26 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is 3.1 miles away by car; Junction 10 is 3.5 miles.
Designed in the early 20th Century to combine the benefits of town and country, Letchworth Garden City was the worlds first example of this concept and succeeds to this day in achieving its aim. The town provides excellent schools, shops, green open spaces and leisure facilities and the centre of the neighbouring market town of Hitchin is only 3 miles away.