6 bedroom detached house for saleBuntingford
Offers in Excess of
- Detached Period House
- Former Watermill
- Approx 1 Acre
- Six Bedrooms
- Five Reception Rooms
- Three Bathrooms En Suite
- Triple Garage Block
- Many Period Features
It benefits from excellent mainline rail connections to London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross from Ware, Hertford, Bishop's Stortford, Stevenage and Royston. This most impressive detached period house has been sympathetically renovated and extended and now provides generous and flexible accommodation that is full of charm and character. Approached on the ground floor via the an entrance hall there is a large kitchen/breakfast room, a utility room, a sitting room, dining room, drawing room, study and cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms, a galleried sitting room/occasional bedroom, together with a further attic room with shower room that is ideal for a teenager. Of particular note are the lovely gardens that are of approximately one acre and through which the River Rib runs. The gardens enjoy high levels of privacy and in addition there is a gated driveway with parking for numerous vehicles and a triple garage block.
It benefits from excellent mainline rail connections to London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross from Ware, Hertford, Bishop's Stortford, Stevenage and Royston. This most impressive detached period house is believed to date back to the 16th century and as such is grade II listed. The Watermill has been sympathetically renovated and extended and now provides generous and flexible accommodation that is full of charm and character. Approached on the ground floor via the an entrance hall there is a large kitchen/breakfast room, a utility room, a sitting room, dining room, drawing room, study and cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms, a galleried sitting room/occasional bedroom, together with a further attic room with shower room that is ideal for a teenager. Of particular note are the lovely gardens that are of approximately one acre and through which the River Rib runs. The gardens enjoy high levels of privacy and in addition there is a gated driveway with parking for numerous vehicles and a triple garage block.
Buntingford is a market town to the North of Ware accessible by the A10 by pass that provides a much improved route in to the surrounding towns of Ware, Hertford and Bishop's Stortford all of which have excellent schools, shopping facilities and railway services in to London. The local facilities of Buntingford are within walking distance and include a good range of shops, restaurants, public houses and wine bars. Local schools are close to hand including Freeman College and for private education St Edmund's College in nearby Old Hall Green.
Ware approximately 10 miles, Royston 7 miles, Bishop's Stortford 11.5 miles and Stansted Airport 15 miles (all distances approximate)
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:
Hardwood entrance door to:
4.88m(16'0'') x 3.35m(11'0'')
With Vaulted ceiling and Oak flooring, range of built in coats cupboards, two staircases to first floor, storage cupboard, cast iron radiator, cupboard housing gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder.
Oak flooring, half tiled walls, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, extractor.
4.88m(16'0'') x 4.88m(16'0'')
A lovely room and the original hallway to the house with a most impressive Inglenook fireplace with side seating, shelves, wood burning stove, exposed timbers, two cast iron radiators, doors off to study, outside front and drawing room.
4.88m(16'0'') x 3.96m(13'0'')
Double aspect windows, exposed timbers, telephone points, original redbrick fireplace, cast iron radiator.
6.40m(21'0'') x 4.88m(16'0'')
An exceptional room featuring the original Mill machinery with vaulted ceiling to one end of the room with the gallary over, exposed timbers, two cast iron radiators, oak floor, telephone point. windows to front and rear aspects.
6.71m(22'0'') x 4.57m(15'0'')
Custom built solid light maple kitchen units, wall and floor cupboards, drawers, granite work tops, work top lighting, double ceramic sinks with drainer, mixer tap and spray over, shelves, wine rack, integrated dishwasher, centre island with cupboards and ceramic hob, oak floor, gas fired 'Aga', down lighters, recess for double fridge, double doors to conservatory, door off to utility room, square arch through to living room.
2.29m(7'6'') x 1.98m(6'6'')
Stable door to outside, wall and floor cupboards, double stainless steel sink, work top, plumbing for washing machine, further appliance space and ceramic tiled floor.
6.55m(21'6'') x 5.03m(16'6'')
A lovely room that is part of the extension to the original house with double glazed French doors to the garden. Oak flooring. Large red brick fireplace with raised hearth and wrought iron dogs with gas grate and three radiators.
9.14m(30'0'') x 3.89m(12'9'')
A superb addition to the property with glazed double doors at either end, two ceiling fans, two radiators, spot lights, ceramic tiled floor.
First Floor Landing
Hatch to roof space, radiator and part galleried to stairwell.
5.49m(18'0'') x 3.81m(12'6'')
Approached from the landing with a dressing area with a range of fitted wardrobes, deep built-in walk-in wardrobe, radiator. Window to rear overlooking the garden.
Spacious En-Suite Bathroom:
3.86m(12'8'') x 2.29m(7'6'')
Comprising corner air bath, twin wash hand basins inset in to a vanity unit with cupboards under, medicine cabinet over and mirrors with lighting, down lighters, bidet, low level WC, shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail, shaver socket.
4.57m(15'0'') x 2.34m(7'8'')
Including a range of wardrobes and radiator.
2.59m(8'6'') x 1.91m(6'3'')
Panelled bath with mixer shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.
Exposed timbers, door to attic rooms, door to:
Galleried Sitting Room
5.08m(16'8'') x 4.32m(14'2'')
Galleried to and above the drawing room, vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, remains of Mill machinery, windows to front and rear, two cast iron radiators, High level door to storage area.
4.88m(16'0'') x 3.40m(11'2'') max
A range of fitted wardrobes, radiator, Windows to front and rear. Door to bathroom
En Suite Bathroom
En suite to bedrooms three and four with jack and jill doors. Panelled bath with hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shaver socket, radiator.
3.51m(11'6'') x 3.00m(9'10'')
Exposed timbers, radiator. Door to bathroom
4.27m(14'0'') x 2.74m(9'0'')
Via door and narrow staircase from the landing, laminate floor and window. (Part restricted head height).
Shower cubicle, wash hand basin, cupboard under, built-in cupboard, down lighters. (Part restricted head height).
Front Garden And Driveway
Approached by a tarmac driveway leading to double electric entrance gates leading in turn to a shingle drive with carriage turning area in front of the house. The driveway continues to large casual parking area in turn leading to the garage block.
The front garden enjoys high levels of privacy with mature hedges and trees and is laid extensively to lawn.
9.14m(30'0'') x 6.10m(20'0'')
With three double doors, power supplied, double doors to rear, access to roof storage area.
Gardens and grounds extending to approximately an acre and south facing to the rear through which the River Rib runs through. Laid to extensive mature lawns, shrubs, trees and flowerbeds, high hedging and trees to boundaries, timber decking terrace to the rear of the house with two ponds and rock water feature, paved paths, outside lighting, electric points, water taps.
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