- Spacious Thatched Cottage
- Building Plot for Detached Home
- Spacious Accommodation
- Impressive Kitchen/Dining Room
- Beautifully Landscaped Gardens
- Fantastic Opportunity
Full property description
Folio: 14561 A five bedroom spacious detached Grade II listed thatched cottage with a substantial plot of 0.4 acres (excluding building plot) plus a large building plot with planning permission for a house in excess of 2,500 sq ft. Just a short walk to thriving village centre of Hatfield Broad Oak with two period inns, junior and infants school, nursery group, active local churches, beautiful village green, high speed broadband and easy access to Bishop’s Stortford with its mainline train station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge (approx. 8 minute drive). Bishop’s Stortford offers an excellent selection of shops for your day-to-day needs, both specialist traders and supermarkets etc. There are excellent recreational facilities, civic centre and M11 leading to M25 access points. Sawbridgeworth train station is also approximately only an 8 minute drive. Hatfield Broad Oak is surrounded by beautiful countryside and enjoys many footpaths and is close to the National Trust Hatfield Forest.
The property itself has been beautifully maintained and offers spacious accommodation including a large kitchen/breakfast room, three further reception rooms, independent annexe, five bedrooms, many period features, beautifully landscaped gardens, excellent parking and a large building plot for a beautifully designed substantial home. The property backs on to open fields and early viewing is recommended.
Oak stable door to:
Spacious Kitchen/Dining Room
19ft 4ft x 12ft 4ft (5.89m x 3.76m) with leaded windows to front, feature two oven Aga in cream with Companion oven attached, large red brick fireplace with an arched oak bressemer, heavy structural timbers, range of low level cupboards with granite tops, fired earth flooring, steps down to sitting room, steps up to:
Rear Lobby/Boot Room
With utility area, doors giving rear and side access, tiled flooring.
16ft 8ft x 12ft 8ft (5.08m x 3.86m) with a pair of leaded windows to front, single radiator, rustic brick fireplace with a gas coal effect fire, oak flooring, library recess with leaded window, shelving and cupboard, single radiator, step down to:
13ft 2ft x 10ft 4ft (4.01m x 3.15m) with a leaded window to side, double radiator, fitted cupboard with shelving above, studwork division to the sitting room, fitted carpet.
Reception Room 3
13ft 2ft x 10ft 8ft (4.01m x 3.25m) with windows on two aspects, stairs rising to the first floor bedroom 5, rustic brick fireplace, structural timbers, studwork, double radiator, fitted carpet, door through to:
Spacious Bathroom (for bedroom 5)
A high quality suite with an enamel tile enclosed bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, flush w.c., column radiator, water softener, fitted cupboard, window to side, tiled flooring.
Inner Lobby from Kitchen
With stairs rising to the first floor landing, door to:
Comprising a flush w.c., corner fitted wash hand basin, walk-in shower with a fixed head, leaded opaque window to rear, chrome heated towel rail, half tiled walls, tiled flooring, oak steps down to:
Spacious First Floor Landing
12ft 10ft x 9ft 8ft (3.91m x 2.95m) with a leaded window providing views over the patio, airing cupboard housing a lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater fitted, fitted carpet to stairs.
Comprising a contemporary low level button flush w.c., fitted wash hand basin, cupboard, leaded window to rear, chrome heated towel rail, tiled flooring.
12ft 10ft x 11ft 2ft (3.91m x 3.40m) with windows on three aspects providing fantastic views over the garden, fitted wardrobe cupboards, fitted carpet.
16ft 8ft x 11ft 8ft (5.08m x 3.56m) with windows on two aspects, painted timber flooring, painted timbers, double radiator.
12ft 2ft x 10ft 8ft (3.71m x 3.25m) with windows on two aspects, fitted cupboard, studwork, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 4 (currently used as a study)
10ft x 8ft 10ft (3.05m x 2.69m) with a leaded window to side, range of fitted cupboards, radiator, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 5 (acessed from reception room 3)
20ft x 11ft 6ft (6.10m x 3.51m) with leaded windows providing fantastic views over the garden, double radiator, exposed studwork, storage/wardrobe cupboard, fitted carpet.
With oak flooring, door through to:
17ft 6ft x 16ft 8ft (5.33m x 5.08m) a fabulous room with leaded windows to rear and side, rustic brick fireplace with a gas coal effect fire, two double panelled radiators, wrap around galley style kitchen with a simple shaker unit, Quartz top with an insert Butler sink, stainless steel oven with a four ring hob and extractor over, fitted wardrobe cupboards with chest under, oak flooring.
10ft 10ft x 8ft 2ft (3.30m x 2.49m) with double doors giving access to rear patio but also independent access, if required, bespoke plantation shutters, stud division to the main annexe area, large storage cupboard, oak flooring.
Annexe Shower Room
A modern suite comprising a large shower with Aqualisa shower unit, wash hand basin insert to a range of fitted cupboards withA modern suite comprising a large shower with Aqualisa shower unit, wash hand basin insert to a range of fitted cupboards with a marble top, low level flush w.c., chrome heated towel rail, further storage cupboard (currently housing a tall fridge/freezer), tiled flooring. a marble top, low level flush w.c., chrome heated towel rail, further storage cupboard (currently housing a tall fridge/freezer), tiled flooring.
The property enjoys a fabulous and beautifully nurtured garden extending to approximately 0.4 acre (excluding building plot). The garden has been designed and worked on over many years by the present owners offering areas of peace and quiet and entertaining space. Directly to the rear of the property is a landscaped entertaining terrace, laid to paving with brick edge pathways, insert lawns and mature planting. There is a Mediterranean style covered dining space sitting next to a beautiful pebble and slate water feature. The garden itself is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There are various themed seating areas and hidden pathways. There is a summer house positioned in a sunny corner, a timber construction under a timber shingle roof. To the side of the property there is a shared driveway, part of the curtilage of The Parsons Cottage which enjoys well stocked borders leading up to large shingle hard standing with a three bay timber constructed garage/lock-up.
Planning reference UTT/19/1595/FUL, granted October 2019.
To the front of the property there is a central pathway with picket gate, hedge borders, lawns and mixed planting.
Uttlesford District Council