Property Spotlight: A Grade II listed period property in Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 08:58 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:03 01 October 2018

Corey's Cottage, Tates Way, Stevenage. Picture: Charter Whyman

Corey's Cottage, Tates Way, Stevenage. Picture: Charter Whyman

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This beautiful detached Grade II listed house dates from the late 16th or early 17th century with later additions.

The Grade II listed house dates from the late 16th or early 17th century. Picture: Charter WhymanThe Grade II listed house dates from the late 16th or early 17th century. Picture: Charter Whyman

It was originally the miller’s house for Corey’s Mill, a windmill which used to stand close by, and is one of the oldest buildings in Stevenage.

It boasts many attractive period features including fine exposed timbers and truly impressive brick chimneys.

The large inglenook in the sitting room is particularly noteworthy and the fireplace in the dining room is also very handsome.

There are three good bedrooms and the house benefits from gas fired central heating.

The property boasts several feature fireplaces. Picture: Charter WhymanThe property boasts several feature fireplaces. Picture: Charter Whyman

The property offers considerable scope for updating and improvement, within the constraints of the listing.

The house nestles very pleasantly in its plot, which measures some 120’ by 90’.

The gardens which surround the house enjoy considerable privacy and are laid to lawn with a paved and walled patio, further paved patios, an arbour, herbaceous beds and borders and ornamental shrubs, conifers and trees, including a fine magnolia.

Gates open to the tarmac driveway which provides off-street parking and leads to the detached garage.

Features include fine exposed timbers and impressive brick chimneys. Picture: Charter WhymanFeatures include fine exposed timbers and impressive brick chimneys. Picture: Charter Whyman

The house is very conveniently located on the north-west side of the town, just around the corner from the Lister Hospital and only a third of a mile from Junction 8 on the A1(M).

The High Street of the Old Town is within a mile and the mainline railway station and new town centre are less than two miles away.

The plot measures some 120' by 90'. Picture: Charter WhymanThe plot measures some 120' by 90'. Picture: Charter Whyman

PROPERTY FACTS

Corey’s Cottage, Tates Way, Stevenage

Guide price £500,000

Charter Whyman, 01462 685808, www.charterwhyman.co.uk

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