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5 bedroom village house for sale

Howe Green Moat Hall, Howe Green, Great Hallingbury, BISHOP'S STORTFORD, Herts

Guide Price £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • Forming Part of an 18th Century Manor House
  • Four Double Bedrooms & Four Reception Rooms
  • A Contemporary Open Plan Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Additional Plot with Planning Permission
  • Detached Double Garage & Parking
  • EPC Band D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An extremely well presented four/five bedroom family home which forms part of an 18th Century farmhouse which was converted approximately 15 years ago. This beautiful home offers bright and spacious living accommodation arranged over three floors comprising of a; large sitting room with feature bay window and fireplace, a stunning contemporary kitchen breakfast room and formal dining area, an adjoining orangery and study which could be used as a fifth bedroom. The ground floor is completed by a utility room and a ground floor cloakroom. Additionally, there are four double bedrooms, the master and bedroom two benefit from a refitted ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room and a further family bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms. Outside, the property benefits from a detached double garage and ample parking for up to several cars, a private rear garden and entertaining area. The property also benefits from an additional plot of approximately 0.6 acres with a single garage and planning permission which has been passed to build an ancillary building.

Howe Green, Moat Hall is located within the Hamlet of Howe Green which is surrounded by open countryside and offers easy access to Howe Green House School as well as Hatfield Forest which forms part of the National Trust. The property is conveniently placed just 3 miles away from Bishop's Stortford which offers a range of excellent schooling and amenities as well as the mainline railway station which serves London Liverpool Street as well as Cambridge.

The front of the property is approached by a shingle driveway which leads under an archway into a large enclosed courtyard with a central feature water fountain which offers parking outside the property. The front door opens onto a spacious reception hallway with a turned oak staircase rising to the upstairs accommodation. Doors from the reception hall lead to a sitting room, study (which could be used as a fifth bedroom) and a cloakroom. The sitting room is a large bright room which retains its original wood flooring and high ceilings. There is a bay window with views over the central courtyard and a feature fireplace.
The sitting room leads through to a large dining room with exposed timbers and solid wood floors. The dining room also has a set of double French doors which open to an outside entertaining area which is an extremely useful area which extends the living space outdoors. There is also access to a separate utility area which is also accessible from an external door from the entertaining area. The open timbers give access to a striking contemporary kitchen breakfast area with a range of high gloss units and a feature central island with breakfast bar. The kitchen benefits from integral appliances and Corian work surfaces as well as high gloss tiled flooring with under floor heating. The kitchen flows nicely through to an orangery area with glass ceiling. This area is a great extension from the kitchen breakfast space and creates a sense of open plan living. There is also a set of glazed sliding double doors which can be closed to separate the areas. The high gloss tiled flooring from the kitchen flows through to the orangery and benefits from under floor heating. Further sliding doors open onto the study or fifth bedroom with under floor heating, skylights and feature lighting. A cloakroom completes the ground floor.

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms. The Master bedroom offers good space and a window with views over the outside courtyard. The master also enjoys use of a ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room which is shared with bedroom two. Bedroom two is a dual aspect room and had fitted wardrobes and dressing area. The third bedroom, also enjoys views of the external courtyard and benefits from fitted wardrobes and storage. A family bathroom completes this floor. The second floor offers a further double bedroom with exposed beams and built in storage and a fully boarded loft space which could be converted into a further bedroom subject to the necessary consents. This completes the living accommodation.

Outside, there is a second driveway to the rear of the property that leads to the detached double garage with electric up and over doors as well as additional parking. The property has an enclosed patio area directly outside the rear of the property which is perfect for entertaining as well as and a separate secluded garden, which is laid to lawn and offer further access to the garage.

In addition, the property also has a separate plot of approximately 0.60 of an acre with a single garage, and the current owners have successfully had planning permission granted to build an ancillary building which has been signed off by building control and has already had the foundations laid. Full plans are available to view on the Uttlesford planning portal. Reference: UTT/12/5433/FUL



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Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016

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