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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Moor Hall Lane West, Thorley, Bishop's Stortford, CM23

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Thatched Cottage
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 2/3 Of An Acre Plot
  • Separate One Bedroom Annexe
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Workshop
  • 2 Stables
  • Views Over Farmland

Full description

A delightful, Grade II listed, 3/4 bedroom character, detached, thatched cottage on two thirds of an acre plot with views over open countryside. There is also a detached one bedroom annexe, a double garage, a laundry room, a workshop and two stables. The property is positioned in a rarely available country lane close to St Michael's Mead and combines the best of country living with the convenience of proximity to Bishops Stortford town, railway station, schools and shopping facilities.


Opposite the St Michaels Mead turning of The Shearers on that roundabout and its the second house on the left.

Entrance Hall

Window to front and side, vaulted ceiling, brick flooring, Oak door to:

Living Room 22' 4" x 14' 2" (6.81m x 4.32m )

Leaded light windows to front and rear, storage cupboard, inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and chimney, oak Bressumer, door to staircase to first floor, two radiators, arched door to:

Dining Room 13' 10" x 10' 0" (4.22m x 3.05m )

Leaded light window to front aspect, brick fireplace with oak Bressumer, brick hearth and fan heater connected to central heating, original floorboards, door to staircase to bedroom 3, oak door to rear lobby, understairs storage cupboard, leaded light windows to side aspect.

Sitting Room / Study 13' 4" x 8' 0" (4.06m x 2.44m )

Two leaded light windows to rear aspect overlooking garden, leaded light door to side, wooden panelled walls.

Rear Lobby

Leaded light window to rear aspect, radiator, doors to living and dining rooms, door to rear, built-in cupboards, tiled flooring.

Downstairs Shower Room

Two leaded light windows to rear aspect, shower cubicle with wall mounted Mira shower and glazed screen, heated towel rail, wc, pedestal hand basin, ceramic tiled floor.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 15' 6" x 13' 8" (4.72m x 4.17m )

Two sets of leaded light windows to rear aspect, part leaded light door to rear, two windows to front aspect, fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units, built-in oven with ceramic tiled hob and extractor over, plumbing for washing machine, space for American style fridge freezer, radiator, oil fired boiler, larder storage units, quarry tiled flooring.

Side Lobby

Leaded light glazed doors to front and rear.

First Floor


Exposed timbers, brick fireplace, leaded light window to front aspect.

Bedroom 1 11' 4" x 10' 10" (3.45m x 3.3m )

Leaded light window to front aspect, built-in dressing table and storage, skirting heaters, airing cupboard, exposed timbers.

Bathroom 12' 4" x 11' 0" (3.76m x 3.35m )

Leaded light window to side, panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level wc, vanity hand basin, radiator, laminate flooring, cupboard housing hot water cylinder, access to loft space.

Dressing Room / Nursery 11' 0" x 9' 2" (3.35m x 2.79m )

Agents Note: Bedroom 1 and bathroom are accessed via the dressing room/nursery. Leaded light window to front aspect, built-in wardrobes and cupboards.

Bedroom 2 11' 0" x 9' 8" (3.35m x 2.95m )

Leaded light window to front aspect, built-in wardrobes, skirting heater.

Bedroom 3 10' 6" x 7' 10" (3.2m x 2.39m )

Accessed via a staircase from the dining room. built-in cupboards, leaded light window to side aspect, built-in dressing table with drawers, radiator.

One Bedroom Self Contained Annexe

The annexe is heated by Economy 7, has an immersion heater for hot water and is separately metered from the House. Glazed front door into entrance lobby, stairs to first floor landing.

Annexe Living Room 17' 10" x 7' 8" (5.44m x 2.34m )

Windows to front and rear aspects, Economy 7 night storage heater, eaves storage.

Annexe Bedroom 12' 2" x 9' 2" (3.71m x 2.79m )

Window to side aspect, eaves storage, Economy 7 night storage heater.

Annexe Kitchen 10' 4" x 10' 0" (3.15m x 3.05m )

Window to front, base level units with work surfaces over, splashback tiling, breakfast bar, spaces for appliances.

Annexe Bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising wc, pedestal hand basin, panel enclosed bath, Economy 7 night storage heater, window to rear with views over garden.



To the front of the property is a pretty front garden which is mainly laid to lawn with hedging and planted borders and a central path leading to the front door. Agents Note: The ridge of the thatch was renewed in February/March 2014. The rear garden is South facing with magnificent views over open countryside. It is mainly laid to lawn with a large patio area to the rear of the property, a water feature, mature, tree/ shrub /flower borders and screening, outside tap, brick built barbecue. There is a brick outbuilding housing the oil tank and a detached garden store to the rear of the garden.

Detached Stable Block

There are two stables. Stable 1 measures 11'8 x 10'3 with a vaulted ceiling, power and light connected, window to front. Stable 2 measures 11'8 x 9'10 with light connected. Double garage, dual aspect windows, cold water tap. Hardstanding for two cars with further parking for four cars provided by a gravelled driveway. Laundry room - plumbing for a washer/dryer, window to front aspect, door to front. Workshop -this building was a former hayloft, power and light connected, door to side, door to rear, staircase to loft storage which houses the cold water tank and immersion tank. Agents note: between this building and the stables is a hard standing area with a chamber cesspit and private drainage.

Local Authority

East Herts Council - Tax band G


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

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20 June 2017


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