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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Pledgdon Green, Henham, Bishop's Stortford

£499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming 18th Century Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3/4 Further Reception Rooms
  • Gardens To Front
  • Formal Gardens To Rear

Full description

The Property
Elm Cottage is a Grade II listed detached property believed to date back to the 18th century and extended in the 1970s. Situated right on the edge of Pledgdon Green, it is in a lovely semi rural location, with attractive views of the open countryside and beyond. It has a wealth of period features including exposed beams and studwork and a lovely exposed brick Inglenook fireplace. The present owners sympathetically refurbished and extended Elm Cottage in 2002, to include a new Kitchen/Breakfast room, providing the real heart of the home, a Utility room and a refurbished Bathroom. The garden has also been extensively redesigned and the accommodation comprises 4/5 Bedrooms, 3/4 Reception rooms, a large Kitchen/Breakfast room and a Utility room. There are lovely formal gardens to the front and rear of the property and overall the plot measures approximately one third of an acre.

Location
Pledgdon Green is situated approximately 1 mile from Henham. Henham is a thriving village community enjoying numerous village organisations and has a parish church, village shop and public house. There is also an infant/primary school. The market town of Bishop's Stortford is approximately 7 miles away and offers access to the M11 motorway and a mainline railway station. Stansted village is approximately 3 miles away and offers day to day shopping facilities, plus a mainline railway station and further schooling. There is also a railway station at Elsenham and London's third international airport is at Stansted.

Canopied Entrance Porch
multi panelled part glazed timber entrance door opening to

Hallway
with Karndean flooring which runs throughout the hall, library and family room. Radiator, storage cupboard with folding door. Doors to bedrooms 1 and 2 and stairs rising to Bedroom 5 and archway through to the

Library (11' 7" x 9' 4" )
with a wealth of exposed beams to ceiling, walls and studwork, full height fitted open shelf book cases to 3 walls. Multi panel window to side aspect, 4 wall lights, radiator, open staircase rising to the first floor. Door to

Sitting Room (19' 9" x 11' 3" )
a generously proportioned room with a wealth of exposed beams to the ceiling. Exposed brick inglenook fireplace with a raised brick hearth and oak bressumer over. 2 radiators, 2 windows to the front aspect affording lovely views over the landscaped garden.

Bedroom 1 (14' 0" x 8' 4" )
with a range of base storage units with cupboards and drawers under a wooden work surface with a window to the front aspect above. Radiator, 1 twin and 2 single wall lights, 2 fitted wardrobes. Door to

En-suite Shower Room
with a white suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin with individual period style taps, wc with concealed flush and storage cupboard above. Terracotta floor tiles, radiator, good size shower cubicle with twin doors and wall mounted power shower. Half height Spanish ceramic tiles, frosted window to rear aspect. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 (9' 11" x 8' 9" )
a lovely light and airy room with windows to front and side aspects. Radiator, 2 twin wall lights, fitted wardrobe.

Inner Lobby
accessed from the library. Doors to the family room and

Family Bathroom
a good size bathroom refitted by the present owners comprising a white suite with pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps over, bidet, low level close coupled wc and large panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment over. Quadrant shower cubicle with a pair of sliding doors and wall mounted power shower. Tall ladder style radiator, terracotta floor tiling, half height panelling with dado rail, recessed spotlights to ceiling, frosted window to the rear aspect. Additional radiator, open shelf display units and mirror, fitted storage cupboard.

Family Room (20' 2" x 11' 11" )
a well proportioned light and airy room with multi panelled glazed French doors to the rear aspect. Karndean flooring, recessed spotlights to the ceiling, 2 radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (19' 5" x 13' 6" (max) )
this is very much the centre of the home and was extended and refurbished by the present owners. It is a lovely well proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling and features under floor heating to both the kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. Range of Nolte base and eye level storage units including tall frosted glass display units to one corner, with integrated Miele dishwasher, bevelled fronted corian work surfaces with double sink, mixer taps over, integrated Miele induction 4 ring electric hob with tiled splash back and extractor fan over. Integrated Miele dishwasher, peninsular breakfast bar with corian work surface, open shelving and cupboards below. Integrated microwave and Amana American style fridge/freezer. Windows to side and rear aspect and multi paned French doors to side aspect leading to the patio and rear garden. Casa Rosa porcelain floor tiling and range of spotlights.

Utility/Boot Room (10' 9" x 7' 8" )
again with under floor heating and a range of Nolte wall and base units to match the kitchen together with corian work surfaces. Single butler style sink with mixer taps over, integrated Siemens tumble drier, space and plumbing for washing machine, floor mounted oil fired boiler. Integrated water softener, recessed spotlights to ceiling. Window overlooking the front aspect and stable door to side.

First Floor
from the Library an open staircase rises to the first floor.

Bedroom 3/Dressing Room (11' 7" x 9' 9" )
comprising a dressing room/study with vaulted ceiling and a wealth of exposed beams, radiator, window to front aspect overlooking the green and lovely views over open countryside beyond. Currently used as a study area. Walk through to

Bedroom 4 (14' 7" x 8' 8" (measured at floor level.) )
again with vaulted ceiling, windows to side aspect, range of fitted wardrobes, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, radiator.

Study (10' 6" (measured at the height of 2') x 6' 0" (max) )
(at the other side of the landing) again with vaulted ceiling and wealth of exposed beams to ceiling and walls. Window to side aspect with radiator under. Fitted airing cupboard/wardrobes.

Bedroom 5 (14' 9" x 9' 11" (measured at floor level) )
from the Hallway a door and stairs rising to Bedroom 5. A charming room with exposed beams and studwork, sloping ceiling, three windows to two aspects and overlooking the green to the front.

Outside
is entered via a 5 bar gate with beech hedging to the front of the property. The shingle driveway provides parking for 3 cars and there is a raised area with a feature of box hedging and a further shrub border. Access to the formal rear garden is provided either side of the house. To the left is a latch gate, immediately to the rear of the property is a patio area. The formal garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and flower borders. This is a very good size, with another patio area further down the garden. To the far end there are raised shrub beds with a seating area, storage shed and workshop. A further storage shed and oil tank are situated to the side of the house. There are carriage lantern lights fitted to the outside of the building and outside tap.

Workshop (21' 3" x 8' 1" )
purpose built and of timber construction with light and power connected.

Local Authority
Uttlesford District Council

Tax Band
F

Agents Note
With approximate measurements these particulars have been prepared in good faith by the selling agent in conjunction with the vendor(s) with the intention of providing a fair and accurate guide to the property. However, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or contract nor may they be regarded as representations, all interested parties must themselves verify their accuracy. No tests or checks have been carried out in respect of heating, plumbing, electric installations or any type of appliances which may be included


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