4 bedroom detached house for sale

Braughing: Beautiful Thatch - Stunning Interior

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Detached Period Cottage
  • Beautifully Presented Grade II Listed Home
  • 4 First Floor Bedrooms
  • Luxury Family Bathroom & Walk in Shower Room
  • Superb Contemporary Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • 3 Further Reception Rooms
  • 2475 sq.ft accommodation & 846 sq.ft outbuildings (approx.)
  • Attractive & Secluded Garden with superb views
  • Excellent Outbuildings & Ample Parking
  • Walking Distance of Village Amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY IN BRIEF Dudley Cottage is a simply stunning Grade ll listed period home with origins believed to date back to the early 17th century. Located in one of East Hertfordshire's most sought after villages and occupying a delightful rural setting with views over open countryside, this delightful home is within a brief walk of amenities retaining an excellent sense of village community.
The current owners have lovingly upgraded and extended this beautiful thatch cottage to provide a spacious family home with over 2,400 sq. ft. of accommodation to include an impressive rear extension, having oak framed and vaulted ceilings and affording a superb contemporary kitchen which is the real hub and focal point of the home. This is open plan to a large breakfast room, giving a fantastic space for both entertaining and family living.
Character typical of its original heritage feature throughout, such as exposed brickwork, beams and timbers, vaulted ceilings and an attractive inglenook fireplace with contemporary log burning stove in the sitting room.
Set over two floors, the accommodation in brief offers: Spacious entrance hall, cloakroom/w.c, boot room, utility room, luxury wet room, the aforementioned stunning fitted kitchen with 'Lacanche' dual fuel oven 1.5m triple oven, large breakfast room, triple aspect drawing room with open fire, sitting room with doors out to the garden and separate dining room.
A main staircase from the hallway rises to a beautiful dual aspect master bedroom suite with a vaulted ceiling, dressing area and a luxury en-suite/ family bathroom with freestanding roll top cast iron bath and separate fully tiled shower.
Bedroom 2 is of substantial size with a separate dressing room and can be accessed via a staircase from the drawing room.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 are accessed via a staircase from the drawing room to a landing area with doors leading off either side. 

OUTSIDE DELIGHTFUL GARDEN AND WONDERFUL VIEWS
There are pretty and secluded garden areas to three sides of the property, with a vista over some of East Hertfordshire's most beautiful countryside. There are areas of lawn, patio and seating areas and mature flower and shrub beds. Towards the end of the garden, steps and gate lead up to a large area of hard standing for several vehicles, with 5-bar gated access and outbuildings.

GARDEN OFFICE / SUMMERHOUSE 14' 8" x 8' 9" (4.47m x 2.67m) 126sq.ft (approx)
Recently constructed and ideal for home office or hobby room. Insulated and timber clad, with power, light and TV points

DOUBLE STABLE BLOCK 480sq.ft (approx)
Detached building with adjoining stables and tack room. Useful storage facility. Power and light connected.

DETACHED HAY BARN/ GARAGE 240sq.ft (approx)
Pitched roof. Double doors to front.

PARKING
There is good off-street parking/driveway to the side of the house, accessed via 5-bar double gates and then additional parking at the top of the garden, accessed via further 5-bar gates, adjacent to the stable block and storage barn.  

LOCATION The popular and pretty village of Braughing is situated just off the A10, between Hertford to the south and Buntingford to the north. Braughing itself offers a range of services including a post office, village shop, regarded primary school, community centre, playing fields and three pubs. A more extensive range of services are provided in the nearby market towns of Buntingford (3.7 miles), Bishop's Stortford (6.8 miles), Ware (8.6 miles) and Hertford (11.6 miles).
The property offers good access to London and Cambridge via the A10, A120 and M11. Bishop's Stortford, Ware, Hertford and Royston all offer direct services to London, making the location ideal for commuting.
Stansted Airport is approximately 13.9 miles away.  

ACCOMMODATION  

ENTRANCE HALL 13' 3" x 9' 4" (4.04m x 2.84m) Front door with windows either side. Radiator. Tiled floor. Staircase to Master Bedroom.  

CLOAKROOM/W.C Door from hall to cloaks area with window, radiator and door to WC with white push button flush WC and wash hand basin, window, ceramic tiled floor.
 

BOOT ROOM  

LUXURY WET ROOM 9' 4" x 8' 4" (2.84m x 2.54m)  

DINING ROOM 16' 6" into bay x 10' 0" (5.03m x 3.05m) Exposed beams and studwork. Radiator. Dual aspect windows to front and rear. Door from hall. Partially open plan to:
 

SITTING ROOM 14' 4" x 14' 0" (4.37m x 4.27m) Dual aspect windows to front and rear. Staircase to bedrooms three and four. Attractive inglenook fireplace with timber bresummer housing inset 'Jotul' wood burning stove. Radiator. Exposed beams. Door to:  

DRAWING ROOM 20' 0" x 14' 8" < 16'9 into bay (6.1m x 4.47m) Triple aspect windows and French doors to rear garden. Red brick open fire. Staircase to Bedroom Two. Exposed beams. 2 radiators.
 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 5" x 8' 2" (2.87m x 2.49m) Window. Double sink unit. Fitted water softener. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. 'Worcester' gas fired boiler.  

SUPERB KITCHEN 14' 2" x 13' 4" (4.32m x 4.06m) A wonderful stylish kitchen with central island work surface and sink unit. 'Lacanche' dual fuel 1.5m triple oven range cooker. High vaulted ceiling with oak timbers. Dual aspect windows and door to garden. Plumbing for dishwasher. Fitted wall, drawers and base storage units. Opening to:  

BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 2" x 8' 2" (5.23m x 2.49m) Dual aspect windows. Part vaulted ceiling. Radiator. Wooden flooring. Door to garden.
 

FIRST FLOOR  

MASTER BEDROOM 13' 8" inc stairs x 13' 5" (4.17m x 4.09m) Staircase access from hall. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Dual aspect windows. Radiator. Door to walk-in wardrobe and opening to:  

LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM 11' 9" x 11' 4" (3.58m x 3.45m) at floor level Comprising claw-foot bath, pedestal hand basin, enclosed glazed shower cubicle, low level flush WC. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator. Window. Wooden floor.  

BEDROOM TWO 17' 0" x 12' 5" at floor level (5.18m x 3.78m) Staircase access from Drawing Room. Window. Exposed beams. Radiator. Door to walk in wardrobe cupboard.
 

CENTRE LANDING Doors to Bedrooms 3 & 4. Staircase from Sitting Room.  

BEDROOM THREE 13' 10" x 9' 8" (4.22m x 2.95m) Window to rear. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe cupboard.  

BEDROOM FOUR 14' 0" x 11' 3" (4.27m x 3.43m) Window to rear. Door to built in wardrobe cupboard. Radiator. Exposed beams.  

MORTGAGE ADVICE Through our mortgage broker Edd Ranford of Mortgage & Money Management Ltd, we are able to offer INDEPENDENT mortgage advice, with NO OBLIGATION.

Edd is also independent for all protection needs, allowing him to review your life assurance and critical illness policies to ensure you have the best deal!

He can be contacted at our PUCKERIDGE OFFICE on . Please feel free to call him for any advice or quotations required.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up payments on a mortgage or loan secured against it. Mortgage & Money Management Ltd are directly authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority no. 452616
 


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