Property Spotlight: A Grade II listed home with pool near Hitchin

The Wyck, St. Ippolyts, Hitchin. Picture: Strutt & Parker

The Wyck, St. Ippolyts, Hitchin. Picture: Strutt & Parker - Credit: Archant

Originally built as a hall house under the reign of Elizabeth I, The Wyck has been beautifully refurbished, extended and modernised, whilst still maintaining its original period detailing throughout.

There is a heated outdoor swimming pool, with a pool house. Picture: Strutt & Parker

There is a heated outdoor swimming pool, with a pool house. Picture: Strutt & Parker - Credit: Archant

The property is situated in a peaceful countryside location, a mile from the small village of St Ipployts, and just over two miles from the popular market town of Hitchin.

There is a 22ft sitting room with two fireplaces, while the Edwin Loxley-designed kitchen has granite worktops, twin integrated Miele ovens, two warming drawers, a steam oven and coffee machine and a split Belfast sink.

This leads on to the breakfast room and dining room, the latter of which benefits from French doors onto the gardens.

The garden room is a modern addition, with glass walls overlooking the landscaped grounds to the rear.

The property is packed with character features. Picture: Strutt & Parker

The property is packed with character features. Picture: Strutt & Parker - Credit: Archant

Upstairs there are four generous double bedrooms, including the master, which has its own dressing room and en suite bathroom.

A further two bedrooms have en suite bathrooms or shower rooms, while there is an additional shower room to the ground floor.

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There are delightful south-facing gardens to the rear, with a large paved terrace area giving way to pristine lawns, bordered by well-maintained shrubs, hedgerow and trees.

There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool, with a pool house.

The garden room is a modern addition, with glass walls overlooking the landscaped grounds to the rea

The garden room is a modern addition, with glass walls overlooking the landscaped grounds to the rear. Picture: Strutt & Parker - Credit: Archant

To the side there is a double garage and carport, providing plenty of parking for residents, with additional parking on the driveway.

There is a further outbuilding to the other side of the house, which provides more covered parking or storage space, while a back entrance to the property provides vehicular access to the largest of the property’s outbuildings, a working garage which provides space for up to nine cars.

The property is situated in a peaceful countryside location, a mile from St Ipployts. Picture: Strut

The property is situated in a peaceful countryside location, a mile from St Ipployts. Picture: Strutt & Parker - Credit: Archant

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The Wyck, St Ippolyts, Hitchin

Offers in Excess of £2,400,000

Strutt & Parker, 01727 840285, www.struttandparker.com