#REF 4629633


High Wych Lane, High Wych, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

  •   4 Bedrooms
  •   3 Bathrooms
  •   4 Receptions

Folio: 14723 A Grade II listed thatched cottage with a large mature plot of approximately 100ft x 100ft to the rear.…


Key features

  • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Walking Distance to Village
  • Period Features
  • Stunning 100ft x 100ft Garden
  • Short Drive to Train Stations
  • Walking Distance to Hotel Leisure Centre

Full property description

Folio: 14723 A Grade II listed thatched cottage with a large mature plot of approximately 100ft x 100ft to the rear. Many period features including fireplace, beams etc. Situated in a country lane location but with an easy walk to the popular village of High Wych with its small local Post Office and store, public house, sought after junior and infants school, active local church and the Manor of Groves Golf & Leisure Club. Harlow Town train station is approximately a five minute drive with direct lines to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. Liverpool Street is approximately 29 minutes and Tottenham Hale is 19 minutes. Further facilities can be found at Sawbridgeworth which offers shops for all your day-to-day needs, public houses, JMI and senior schooling.

The property itself has a beautiful kitchen and breakfast room, good size dining room, large sitting room, study, utility/boot room, ground floor w.c. and shower, four bedrooms to the first floor (bedroom 4 is a landing area), many period features and the owners are offering their sale with no onward chain. Early viewing is recommended.

Covered entrance porch with a wooden door with leaded light viewing window, leading through into:

Large Entrance Hall/Sitting Room

15ft 4in x 10ft (4.67m x 3.05m) with a leaded light window to front, turned wooden staircase to the first floor with carpet runner, feature red brick raised fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, canopy and oak bressumer, exposed timbers, window to rear, fitted carpet.


6ft 4in x 5ft (1.93m x 1.52m) with a window, built-in desk, shelving, exposed timbers, fitted carpet.

Living Room

15ft x 14ft 8in (4.57m x 4.47m) a beautiful room with exposed timbers and studwork, two leaded light windows to front, feature large Inglenook fireplace with bench seating, oak bressumer and raised quarry tiled hearth, second turned staircase to first floor, radiator, fitted carpet.

Dining Room

20ft 6in x 10ft 6in (6.25m x 3.20m) narrowing to 6’4 at one end. With windows to two aspects, door to rear patio, wall mounted light points, exposed timbers and studwork, radiator, fitted carpet.

Useful Lobby

With a window to side, quarry tiled flooring, door to utility and downstairs shower room.

Downstairs Shower Room/Cloakroom

Comprising a tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, flush w.c., wall mounted wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tongue and groove panelled surrounds, window to side, quarry tiled flooring, bespoke sliding door cupboard with access to boiler and pressurised water cylinder.

Rear Utility/Boot Room

9ft 6in x 6ft (2.90m x 1.83m) with windows to two aspects, door to side, base level units with a rolled edge work surface, single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, recess and plumbing for both washer and dryer, quarry tiled flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

11ft 4in x 9ft 8in (3.45m x 2.95m) with a leaded light window to front giving fine views over the garden, radiator, built-in pantry cupboard, quarry tiled flooring, exposed timbers and studwork, quarry tiled steps up to:

Bespoke Handmade Kitchen

19ft 4in x 7ft (5.89m x 2.13m) with solid oak work surfaces, inset 1¼ china bowl with mixer tap with telescopic head, Rangemaster Range cooker, AEG integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, two windows to side, stable door to rear patio.

Walk-In Pantry

With built-in shelving, window through to breakfast room, LED recessed lighting.

First Floor Landing/Bedroom 4

13ft x 10ft 8in (3.96m x 3.25m) with a partly vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and studwork, red brick fireplace, recessed bedroom area, single radiator, fitted carpet.

Additional First Floor Landing

With access to loft, exposed timbers and studwork.

Bedroom 1

14ft 10in x 11ft 6in (4.52m x 3.51m) with windows to both front and rear, original mullion window, exposed timbers and studwork, wall mounted light points, walk-in wardrobe, fitted carpet.

Walk-In Shower

With a window to rear, fully tiled shower with wall mounted shower.

Bedroom 2

11ft x 10ft 8in (3.35m x 3.25m) with a window to rear giving fine views over the garden, built-in wardrobe, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3

10ft 4in x 9ft 8in (3.15m x 2.95m) (max) ‘L’ shaped with windows to two aspects, radiator, fitted carpet, built-in wardrobes.

First Floor Family Bathroom

A white suite comprising a tongue and groove panelled bath with separate hot and cold taps, Vernon Tutbury pedestal wash hand basin with separate hot and cold taps, matching flush w.c., tongue and groove panelled surrounds, window to rear, quarry tiled flooring.


A feature of this property is its beautiful, mature un-overlooked garden to the rear of the property. There is outside lighting, paved patio area with brick retaining wall which is ideal for outside entertaining and barbecuing. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and measures just over 100ft in length and the same in width. The garden benefits from various shrub, herbaceous and flower borders, large timber garden storage shed, summer house, oil storage tank for central heating. There is access from the patio to both sides of the property via wooden gates. To one side of the property is a gravel driveway providing parking for numerous cars. This leads to the well-stocked mature front garden with beautiful planning and a central pathway. The garden is fully enclosed by mature hedging. There is also a further driveway with hardstanding for two cars.

Agents Note

There is enough room to erect a double open bay cartlodge, subject to local authority and listed building consent.

Local Authority

East Herts District Council
Band ‘F’

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