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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bendish, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4

Sold STC £1,100,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Green Farm is a majestic period country home located in Bendish. The property originally dates back to the early 1500s.This beautiful period farm house which offers both architectural and historical interest. The original build date is believed to be in the 1500s although there is suggestion that it may have originated in thelate 1400s. The home sits on approximately 3 acres of English country garden with detached car ports and barns. Originally the cross wing of the house, the period barn and the two adjoining garages haveplanning consent to convert to ancillary accommodation, with the plans held in perpetuity. This property offers great prospects forequestrian facilities with its abundance of space and ornate character.Possessing a wealth of periodic features, the ground floor consists of 4 reception rooms, three of which have feature fireplaces, with a large inglenook fireplace in the family room. A bespoke hard woodconservatory was added in 2004 creating a space that offers views which look out over the garden which are sided by a feature garden well. The bespoke kitchen was designed and built by a localcraftsman and is comprehensively fitted with appliances along with an oil fired Aga giving the room a true bespoke quality feel. There is a dry cellar located beneath the dining room which is currently usedas a storage facility. On the first floor the master bedroom suite has a dressing area and en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms one with a large en-suite bathroom and another with ashower room. The property further benefits from a study with views overlooking the front of the property.Bendish is a hamlet located within the parish of St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire. Bendish is set in a rural location approximately 4.5 miles from Hitchin and 3 miles east of Luton. Bendish provides good transport links to London via the A1(m) or can be reached from train stations in nearby towns such as Stevenage, Knebworth and Hitchin.

Detached farm House
Four bedrooms
3 acres of English Country Gardens
Planning consent to convert barns to ancillary accommodation
Period features
Grade II listed
Historical interest

Entrance Hall x . Entrance via century oak front door and Cotswold limestone floor. Oak flooring throughout the hallway with doors leading to family room, games room and dining room

Lounge15'10" x 17'10" (4.83m x 5.44m). Part of the extension in 2001 the lounge benefits from double glazed windows to rear and side aspects with French doors leading to the garden, feature fireplace, carpeted and opening to the dining room

Dining Room12'10" x 17'10" (3.91m x 5.44m). Double glazed windows to rear aspect with door leading to conservatory, polished mahogany floor, trap door leading to cellar and door to WC

Family Room16'11" x 11'4" (5.16m x 3.45m). Dual aspect double glazed windows with views over the rear garden, French oak wide panel floor and stunning Elizabethan inglenook fireplace, doorway leading to stairs leading to upstairs accommodation

Games Room15'1" x 14'3" (4.6m x 4.34m). Double glazed bay window to front aspect, feature inglenook fireplace with log burning grate, French oak wide panel flooring

Kitchen Breakfast Room16'11" x 17'9" (5.16m x 5.4m). A bespoke fitted L shaped kitchen/breakfast room with double glazed windows to both side and rear aspect, incorporating a range of integrated appliances which include fridge/freezer, induction oven, dishwasher, oil fired Aga, twin original butler sink, seating area, beams and inset spotlights, door leading to utility area

Utility7'5" x 9' (2.26m x 2.74m). Staple door to side aspect, double glazed window to front aspect, washing machine and tumble dryer, butler sink.

WC x . Glazed window to side aspect, low-level WC, wash hand basin

Conservatory17'3" x 7'11" (5.26m x 2.41m). Hardwood framed glazed bespoke conservatory with French doors leading to patio area.

Master Bedroom15'10" x 15'8" (4.83m x 4.78m). Master bedroom enjoys views to three aspects over gardens, open archway to dressing room with range of fitted wardrobes, door leading to en-suite, carpeted

Bathroom En-suite x . Glazed window to side aspect, freestanding deep roll-top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC

Bedroom Two13'11" x 14'2" (4.24m x 4.32m). Glazed windows to front and side aspect, door leading to en-suite shower room

En-suite x . Glazed window to side aspect, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC

Bedroom Three17'4" x 12' (5.28m x 3.66m). Double glazed window to front aspect, carpeted, opening to bedroom four

Bedroom Four17'4" x 9'5" (5.28m x 2.87m). Double glazed window to front aspect, carpeted, door leading to bathroom en-suite

En-suite Bathroom x . Double glazed windows to front and side aspect, freestanding deep roll-top bath with mixer taps, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC

Office8'2" x 4'11" (2.5m x 1.5m). Opening from hallway, glazed window overlooking front gardens

Barn and Garages x . Consent to convert the barn/ garage into ancillary residential accommodation dating back to the Henry VIII era. Plans are held in perpetuity

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