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5 bedroom house for sale

Pledgdon Green, Henham, CM22


Property Description

Key features

  • Period Farm House
  • Sauna In Cart Lodge
  • Separate Annex
  • Chain Free
  • Stunning Rural Location
  • High End Security System

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Pledgdon Green Farm is a beautiful 16th century, Grade II listed farm house with its own private 100 meter drive,
five bedrooms, including 700 square foot master suite plus huge 800 square foot self contained one bedroom Annex.
Located in a manageable one acre plot, with the added value of being set in acres of common land, meaning the new owner has the benefit of country living without the cost of maintenance, perfect for an ex city dweller, turned country.
Recently refurbished in every room, and boasting 16 seater dining room, Aga range cooker in the hand made kitchen, log burning snug, double garage (cart lodge) huge oil cupboard, gun cabinet, built in speaker system, and extensive storage.

Added benefits in include;
State of the art security system including cctv with phone app
Sauna in cart lodge
Carr lodge currently used as a gym
Security room/office
Welly cupboard

Annex currently let separately at £850 PCM

Pledgdon Green is a registered Common and part of Henham. It comprises a small rural hamlet of about a dozen properties, of which eight including Pledgdon Green Farm, front onto The Green. It is set within a network of footpaths and nearby woods between the villages of Broxted (1 mile), and is 2.5 miles from Elsenham.
Pledgdon Green is a short 5 minute drive from Stansted Mountfitchet, which is located on the London Liverpool Street to Cambridge railway line, and offers a range of community and shopping facilities. Stansted Airport also offers easy access to London (and Europe) and is 10 minutes drive away. There are many highly desirable quality schools in the nearby towns of Bishops Stortford, Saffron Walden and Felsted.

PLEDGDON GREEN FARM HOUSE Was originally built around 1670 and is an attractive Grade II listed farmhouse set within its own mature grounds just short of an acre, overlooking the Green, common land and vast wealth of open spaces surrounding the property.

The farmhouse boasts extensive accommodation of approximately 3500 sq ft incorporating a self contained annexe.
Various additions and conversions have been undertaken over the last 20 years which meet current living expectations and needs whilst retaining many original period features, including jettied elevation to the north aspect, exposed timbers, fireplaces and mullioned windows.


ENTRANCE HALL 17' 0" x 10' 3" (5.18m x 3.12m) Solid oak entrance door with double glazed windows to either side (formerly the main entrance door), solid timber doors to adjoining rooms, further oak door leading to the garden, built in coats cupboard, exposed timbers, tiled flooring and staircase rising to the first floor.

LIVING ROOM 26' 0" x 16' 0" (7.92m x 4.88m) A magnificent room with a wealth of exposed timbers and windows to two aspects, in addition to a pair of double glazed double doors with adjoining full height windows overlooking the terrace and garden. Brick fireplace with bressumer and herringbone brick hearth, solid oak flooring and built in drinks cupboard. A further door leads to the adjoining Old Coach House. Surround sound system speakers and Cat 5 cabling integrated into ceiling.

SITTING ROOM/SNUG 14' 9" x 12' 9" (4.5m x 3.89m) Secondary glazed leaded window overlooking the garden, inglenook fireplace with former bread oven, brick hearth and carved bressumer. Exposed timbers, leaded window and further door to the hallway.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 6" x 11' 9" (5.94m x 3.58m) Fitted with a range of hand made bespoke base and eye level units with granite worktop space, four oven Aga, Integrated fridge and dishwasher, one and a quarter bowl ceramic sink unit and tiled flooring. Triple aspect room with windows overlooking the courtyard and Pledgdon Green, glazed stable door to the courtyard.

DINING ROOM 17' 6" x 13' 9" (5.33m x 4.19m) Triple aspect room with windows overlooking Pledgdon Green and the garden. Wealth of exposed timbers, exposed timber floorboards and brick fireplace.

WELLY AND GUN CUPBOARD Low level WC, corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback, tiled flooring and secondary glazed leaded window.

INNER HALLWAY Tiled flooring and solid oak doors to adjoining rooms.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 3" x 5' 6" (2.82m x 1.68m) Fitted with a american fridge freezer, washing machine, range of base and eye level units with worktop over, stainless steel sink unit, tiled splashback and flooring, double glazed window overlooking the garden.

SECURITY ROOM 9' 3" x 6' 3" (2.82m x 1.91m) Double glazed window overlooking the driveway and tiled flooring. Houses the monitor, and computers that control the house.


LANDING Two secondary glazed windows overlooking the courtyard and exposed timbers.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE Off the landing is an inter-connecting room with windows to two aspects leading into the:

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 3" x 16' 0" (4.95m x 4.88m) Dual aspect room with double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, exposed timbers and dual aspect dressing room measuring 9'3" x 7'6". Cat 5 cabling laid in roof space. Brand new fitted walk in wardrobes,

EN SUITE High quality Lefroy Brooks suite comprising free-standing roll top bath, low level WC, renaissance shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, heated towel rail and exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 2 12' 6" x 10' 0" (3.81m x 3.05m) Dual aspect room with exposed timbers. recently decorated.

BEDROOM 3 14' 9" x 12' 0" (4.5m x 3.66m) Double glazed window overlooking the gardens and beyond, fitted wardrobe with overhead storage cupboard and further built in cupboard, wash hand basin and fireplace recess.

BEDROOM 4 10' 3" x 7' 6" (3.12m x 2.29m) Secondary glazed window, exposed timbers and pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 5 12' 0" x 11' 6" (3.66m x 3.51m) Dual aspect room with windows overlooking Pledgdon Green and courtyard.

BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath with hand held shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower enclosure, exposed timbers and heated towel rail. Windows to two aspects.


ENTRANCE HALL Adjoining the main house is an extremely attractive annexe which offers scope for a multitude of uses including Nanny/Granny or teenagers annexe or self contained offices.. The entrance hall has its own separate entrance door from the courtyard and double glazed window, plus an interconnecting lobby to the main house.

SITTING/DINING ROOM 17' 6" x 16' 0" (5.33m x 4.88m) Triple aspect room with large windows and a pair of double glazed double doors leading to the garden and terrace, exposed timbers, door to:

KITCHEN 8' 3" x 6' 3" (2.51m x 1.91m) Fitted with a range of base and eye level units with worktop space, one and a quarter bowl ceramic sink unit, space for cooker, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Double glazed window overlooking the garden and terrace.

BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls and tiled flooring.

DOUBLE BEDROOM Double glazed window and a pair of double glazed double doors leading to the garden and terrace. Built in cupboard with shelving.

OUTSIDE The property is set within its own grounds of approximately an acre and is reached via it's own private 100 meter driveway over Pledgdon Green which offers a picturesque aspect and approach. A five bar gate leads to the main courtyard of the farmhouse providing ample parking plus a large double bay cart lodge.

An attractive pond, summerhouse, raised vegetable beds and garden shed. There is an electricity supply and various garden integrated up lighters. The Old Coach House and main house gardens share a degree of privacy from each other via a mature beech hedge.

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment

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18 May 2016

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