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2 bedroom property for sale

Nightingales, Bishop's Stortford, CM23

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • EPC Exempt
  • Unique Grade II Listed Property
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Kitchen / Dining Room
  • 11ft High Ceilings
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Allocated Parking
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Rarely available this truly impressive two double bedroom single storey residence originally built in 1837 as part of the Herts and Essex Hospital, it started life as an infirmary and then became the hospital library. The property is now grade II listed and boasts impressive internal ceiling heights and decorative arched windows throughout. The property is offered in excellent condition and is situated within walking distance of the mainline railway station and the town centre. Internally the property comprises: 31ft entrance hallway, large lounge/dining room, luxury kitchen, two double bedrooms, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room to the master and family bathroom. Externally there is an enclosed courtyard garden to the rear and allocated parking to the front for one vehicle. The property is offered with no onward chain. EPC Exempt.


From the office in North Street turn right, at the traffic lights turn left into Bridge Street, at the mini roundabout turn right, continue over the next mini roundabout up the hill to Hockerill traffic lights proceed over into Dunmow, turn right into Haymeads Lane just before the Nags Head public house, at the roundabout turn right and then first right again and the property can be found in front of you at the end of the car park.

Entrance Hall

Impressive front door, double glazed side lights, and overhead arched double glazed window, leading to spacious entrance hallway in excess of 31ft in length with impressive ceiling height and two decorative arched double glazed sash windows to front, wall mounted electric heaters, two built-in full height storage cupboards.

Sitting Room 18' 3" x 13' 0" (5.56m x 3.96m )

Double doors lead to this impressively proportioned room with ceiling heights in excess of 11ft, double glazed doorway and matching double glazed side lights leading out to rear courtyard, two wall mounted electric heaters, telephone point, TV point.

Kitchen / Dining Room 12' 8" x 10' 7" (3.86m x 3.23m )

Again with impressive ceiling height, fitted with an extensive range of base and eye level units with complementary rolled edge work surface and inset one-and-a-quarter bowl stainless steel sink unit, built-in oven with inset four ring ceramic hob and decorative stainless steel chimney style extractor over, integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, ceramic tiled flooring, part tiled walls, wall mounted electric heater, space for table and chairs, inset spotlights to ceiling.

Bedroom 1 14' 2" x 11' 3" (4.32m x 3.43m )

Impressively proportioned double bedroom with double glazed sash window to front, wall mounted electric heater, telephone and television point, squared archway through to:

Dressing Area

With opaque double glazed window to side, wall mounted heater, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Re-fitted with a chrome ladder heated towel rail, concealed cistern wc, vanity wash hand basin, enclosed double shower cubicle with mermaid boarding, tiled walls, tiled flooring, opaque window to side, inset ceiling lights, extractor.

Bedroom 2 14' 1" x 12' 2" (4.29m x 3.71m )

An impressive room with triple aspect double glazed sash windows, wall mounted electric heater, telephone point.


Fitted with a three piece suite comprising: panel sided bath with mixer taps and shower attachment above, low level wc, vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboards below, ceramic tiled flooring, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, extractor fan, inset spotlights to ceiling.


The property enjoys a small enclosed courtyard garden to the rear bounded by wrought iron railings but also has use of communal gardens throughout the hospital with an allocated parking space to the front of the property.


The property is leasehold and we understand there are 134 years remaining on the lease. There is a ground rent of £250 p.a. and a service charge of £1,400 p.a.

Local Authority

East Herts District Council - Tax Band C


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 May 2016


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