Property Spotlight: A 16th century cottage just four miles from St Albans

PUBLISHED: 12:37 30 January 2018

Forge Cottage, Wilkins Green, Smallford

Forge Cottage, Wilkins Green, Smallford

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Nestled behind a screen of mature trees and shrubs, a five-bar wooden gate and large private driveway, is this charming Grade II listed 16th century cottage.

Forge Cottage has plenty of character featuresForge Cottage has plenty of character features

The property offers a wealth of character with exposed beams and open fireplaces.

The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance porch, living room with wood burning stove, dining room with doors to a sun-terrace, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The living room has a wood burning stoveThe living room has a wood burning stove

There is also a separate outbuilding/office space, which offers the ability to work from home in a peaceful setting and could also be used as a self-contained annexe (STPP).

Forge Cottage is located on Wilkins Green Lane four miles from St Albans’ historic city centre.

Exposed beams are just one of the property's character featuresExposed beams are just one of the property's character features

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a period property with a wealth of history, set within wonderful mature grounds (approximately 0.2 acres) and surrounded by open countryside.

The property is set in mature grounds of around 0.2 of an acreThe property is set in mature grounds of around 0.2 of an acre

PROPERTY FACTS

Forge Cottage, Wilkins Green, Smallford

Guide price £1m

Frost’s | 01727 852295 | www.frosts.co.uk

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