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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Ford, Hadham Ford, Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG11

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lovely period home with character
  • Requiring some updating
  • Long, private driveway
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Conservatory/garden room
  • Grade II Listed
  • Mature gardens of just under 1 acre
  • Potential building plot (STPP)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A period house with potential building plot set in grounds of just under 1 acre


The property stands in the hamlet of Hadham Ford on the fringes of the village of Little Hadham which offers a parish church, village hall, JMI school and a well renowned public house.

Approximately 3.5 miles away is the market town of Bishop’s Stortford which provides multiple shopping and sporting facilities, schooling for all ages and and a mainline railway station with commuter services to London’s Liverpool Street. On the outskirts of Bishop’s Stortford access is available to the M11 motorway with the A1 and Cambridge to the north and the M25 and London to the south. The nearby A120 provides vehicular access also to the A10 again giving access to London and the M25 to the south. Stansted London’s third international airport is also nearby.


Ford House at Hadham Ford offers traditional characterful living and dates back to the early 1800’s.

A long sweeping driveway crosses the gardens to provide a turning and parking area and access to the front door via an attractive folly. The open entrance porch opens into a reception hallway with doors to the principeal reception space. These include a formal drawing room, dining room and an additional snug/TV room as well as an area used as an office. Some of these rooms feature open fireplaces, the drawing room has a wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units and has space for an Aga.

To the side of the house there is a conservatory/garden room providing potential additional indoor/outdoor entertainment space.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms, 3 of which have en suite facilities, and the fourth having a fitted shower.

The house offers some scope for further modernisation and improvement according to a buyers wishes.

On the outside the gardens extend to around 0.96 acres and are partly walled with a delightful aspect to the River Ash and open farmland to the East. There are various mature shrubs and plants in the grounds including a delightful magnolia, willows, oak and a clambering wisteria covering the eastern elevation.

Potential Building Plot

In the southern section of the garden there is an area which may offer potential to create a separate dwelling in the future. It is around 0.3 of an acre. This could be purchased separately and will be subject to an overage clause, please ask us for further details.

Square Footage: 2,467 sq ft


From Bishop’s Stortford take the A120 west until reaching Little
Hadham traffic lights. At the traffic lights turn left continuing through the village of Little Hadham to Hadham Ford. Just before the Nag’s Head public house the driveway will be found on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2017

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