We are delighted to offer for sale this Grade II Listed medieval/early Tudor timber-framed farmhouse with original inglenook fireplace.
This property offers so many fine character features and flexible accommodation over two floors.
The main house comprises, entrance hall, sitting room, study, breakfast room, kitchen/breakfast room, living/dining room, boot room, utlity room and ground floor shower room with wc. To the first floor is the master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, four furhter bedrooms with 2 ensuite and a separate family bathroom. There is also a cellar in te main house.
The property is also afforded a detached two bedroom self-contained annexe as well substantial garage and workshop, office and barn, pool house and additional outbuildings.
The gardens and grounds have been beautifully maintained and kept of which there are approximately 3.5 acres.
There may be potential to develop and or build subject to planning permission.
Albury is a lovely village located just outside Much Hadham and Puckeridge.
For more comprehensive facilities and shopping Ware and Hertford can be found to the south, Royston to the north and Bishops Stortford to the west. There is an excellent selection of schooling both state and private within the locality to include St Edmunds College, Bishop’s Stortford College, Heath Mount and Haileybury College in Hertford. For the commuter the A10 at Ware is approximately 3 miles distant and the mainline train is available at Ware or Bishops Stortford to London Liverpool Street.
There is good access to both the M1 and A10 linking to the M25 and national motorway network.
The surrounding countryside provides an abundance of leisure activities to include Hanbury Manor and East Herts golf course, riding, walking and areas of historical interest.
The vendors have advised that the earliest part of the house dates to the late 1400s with original medieval arch brace, two large Tudor extensions - kitchen and new lounge ( First floor added to original late medieval house during 16th century ), one late Georgian/early Victorian extension and a large 2 storey modern extension added a few years ago. Timber framed ( with original wattle and daub panels and close studding in the Tudor sections ).
Tudor brick inglenook fire place, Tudor ceiling beams in the kitchen and ‘old lounge’.
Rare late 16th and 17th century glass pane leaded windows ( now interior - once exterior ) to the upstairs landing.
Bread oven in the kitchen ( historically a sign of wealth ) - Parsonage Farm used to belong to the Bishop’s of London whose summer residence was located in the village of Much Hadham.
Oil fired 4 stove AGA and electric cooker & oven in the kitchen. Three working wood burners with fully lined chimneys.
Historically laid out gardens with herb kitchen and Tudor knot gardens, orchard and grassed areas for outdoor pursuits. Chinese banqueting house plus pond and permanent roofed and enclosed pavilion.
Local Authority: East Herts District Council 01279 655261
ground floor shower room with wc
master bedroom with ensuite bathroom