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Silver Street, Stansted

Withdrawn from Market £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Planning permission for separate dwelling
  • Substantial 18th Century property
  • Period features
  • Six bedrooms
  • Mature gardens
  • Ideally located for commuters

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stansted Mountfitchet offers local shopping facilities, schooling, a good selection of restaurants and public houses and a main line railway station with commuter services to London's Liverpool Street. The market town of Bishop's Stortford, approximately 3 miles distant, offers multiple shopping and sporting facilities, schooling for all ages including Bishop's Stortford College, Anglo European School and a further main line railway station. Access to the M11 (J8) is approximately 3 miles with the A11 and Cambridge to the north and the M25 and London to the south.  

CROWN HOUSE This 6 bedroom Grade II Listed property is significantly bigger than it first appears, providing substantial and very flexible family accommodation. Originally believed to have been built in the 18th century, there is a later extension in Victorian times. This former coaching inn has a number of period features including high ceilings, picture rails, original fireplaces (including a large inglenook) and panelled timber doors. The present owners have resided at the property approaching 20 years, during which time they have made significant improvements including refurbishing the kitchen, three bathrooms and vaulting the ceiling in the dining room. 


ENTRANCE HALL Staircase leading to the first floor and doors to adjoining rooms. 

DRAWING ROOM 18' 1" x 15' 7" (5.51m x 4.75m) Bay window to the front aspect and further window to the side aspect, feature red brick inglenook fireplace with cast iron grate, and built in storage cupboard. Door to sitting room. 

KITCHEN 17' 11" x 13' 9" (5.46m x 4.19m) Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, Leisure electric range oven with four ring gas hob and induction hob, and large inglenook. Opening to: 

DINING ROOM 15' 3" x 13' 11" (4.65m x 4.24m) Window to the rear aspect and a wealth of character features including exposed timbers, red brick fireplace and vaulted ceiling. Staircase to the first floor, door to sitting room and door to inner hallway. 

SITTING ROOM 17' 6" x 16' 9" (5.33m x 5.11m) Feature fireplace and large sash window with wonderful views to Stansted windmill. Door to outside space and door to: 

STUDY/FAMILY ROOM 17' 3" x 12' 5" (5.26m x 3.78m) Sash windows to the side and rear aspects, feature cast iron fireplace. 

INNER HALLWAY Staircase leading to the basement and doors to adjoining rooms. 

UTILITY ROOM 11' 6" x 11' (3.51m x 3.35m) Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, stainless steel sink, windows to the side and rear aspects and door to the outside. 

CLOAKROOM Comprising low level WC, glass wash hand basin with tiled splashback and obscure glazed window to the rear aspect. 


LANDING Staircase leading to the second floor and doors to adjoining rooms. 

MASTER BEDROOM 22' 5" x 19' 3" (6.83m x 5.87m) Offering a good degree of natural lighting via windows to the side and rear gardens and Stansted windmill. Door to: 

EN SUITE Contemporary four piece suite comprising low level WC, roll-top bath, walk-in shower enclosure, ceramic wash hand basin, heated towel rail, exposed timbers and double glazed window to the rear aspect. 

BEDROOM 2 14' 11" x 14' 8" (4.55m x 4.47m) Large sash window to the rear aspect, feature fireplace and built in storage cupboard. 

BEDROOM 5 12' 1" x 8' 11" (3.68m x 2.72m) Window to side aspect. 

BEDROOM 6 12' 5" x 9' 7" (3.78m x 2.92m) Window to the side aspect and built in storage cupboard. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Contemporary five piece suite comprising bath with tiled splashbacks, walk-in shower enclosure, bidet, WC, travertine wash hand basin and sash window to the front aspect. 


LANDING Doors to adjoining rooms. 

BEDROOM 3 14' 3" x 13' 7" (4.34m x 4.14m) Window to side aspect, built in storage cupboard, raised study area with Velux window. Steps up to: 

EN SUITE Suite comprising ceramic wash hand basin, low level WC and fully tiled shower enclosure. 

BEDROOM 4 14' 6" x 13' 2" (4.42m x 4.01m) Windows to front and rear aspects and built in storage cupboard. 

BASEMENT The basement is separated into 4 areas as follows:

Room 1 - 20' 3" x 16' 3" (6.17m x 4.95m)
Room 2 - 10' 11" x 8' 10" (3.33m x 2.69m)
Room 3 - 22' 1 x 17' 1" (6.73m x 5.21m)
Room 4 - 16' 8" x 8' 8" (5.08m x 2.63m) 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a private driveway, opening to the idyllic rear garden, with many mature trees offering a good degree of privacy. There are a wide variety of shrubs and plants to give year-round colour. 

AGENT'S NOTE Please note that this property is currently vacant, however the internal images displayed in this brochure were taken when the property was occupied. 

PLANNING PERMISSION Within the grounds, there is full planning permission for the demolition of outbuildings, the erection of a detached dwelling of approximately 1,668 sq ft with off-street parking for three vehicles and the erection of detached garage to serve 191 Silver Street. Details are available from the Uttlesford District Council website - Planning Reference UTT/15/0392/FUL.

The proposed new dwelling offers accommodation as follows:

Ground floor - entrance lobby, cloakroom, open plan lounge/kitchen, utility room, snug and master bedroom suite with en suite facilities.

First floor - three further bedrooms and family bathroom. 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Agents.  

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 March 2017


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