A semi-detached Grade Two listed cottage in Hitchin which is reportedly 400 years old, is up for sale at £875,000.

Putterills, the estate agent handling the sale of the home on Woolgrove Road believes its "charm and character" has been preserved despite thoughtful modernisations over the centuries.

Nestled in a secluded 1/4-acre spot across from the family-friendly common of Walsworth, this Grade Two Listed property comes with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and three reception rooms.

The Comet: The living room with log burnerThe living room with log burner (Image: Putterills)

It is praised for its cosy two inglenooks, a wood burner, and a generous kitchen.

A standout feature is the charming conservatory that adds a modern touch to the centuries-old home.

The home is associated with local heritage mentioned in the book: 'A Stroll Round the Old Village of Walsworth'.

The Comet: One of three bedroomsOne of three bedrooms (Image: Putterills)

All three bedrooms are complemented with ensuite facilities, adding a layer of comfort and luxury for potential occupants.

The property includes a generous enclosed garden and a barn-style double detached garage.

There is a driveway offering parking for multiple vehicles.

The home provides excellent commuter links to London with Hitchin’s mainline railway station within comfortable walking distance.

Hitchin is a vibrant town frequently noted as one of the UK’s best places to live.

Offering an array of shops, restaurants, pubs, leisure facilities, and well-regarded local schools, Hitchin also benefits from excellent road links, offering easy access to London, Cambridge, Peterborough, and proximate airports.

Putterills describes the opportunity to own such a characterful home in Hitchin as not one to be missed.