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Sales 01279 600400
Sheering, Bishop's Stortford, Herts
Guide Price of 1,000,000

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We have the pleasure of offering this spacious five bedroom period property with the benefit of two flats, one one bedroom and one two bedroom. The property has excellent frontage and positioned in the popular village of Sheering with its local village store, two period inns, excellent JMI school and pre-school, active local church and easy access to Sawbridgeworth with its mainline train station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge, schools, recreational facilities and shops for your day-to-day needs. More comprehensive facilities can be found at both Bishops Stortford and Harlow, each enjoying multiple shopping centres, schools, recreational facilities, mainline train stations and of course, M11 leading to M25 access points. This fine country house offers spacious accommodation with five double bedrooms, large receptions rooms including a spacious entrance, sitting room, dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, laundry with small office over, 1 bedroom flat and a 2 bedroom flat, both independently accessed, gas fired heating, many period features including heavy structural timbres, fireplaces etc. A mature plot which extends to 0.5 acre with a large conservatory and fantastic frontage and parking.


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Attractive peg tiled roof porch with a quarry tiled step and panelled door to:

Spacious Reception
19' 3" x 18' 3" (5.87m x 5.56m) with a window to front, rustic red brick fireplace, door giving access to conservatory, stairs rising to the first floor landing, heavy structural timbers, two radiators, under stairs storage, fitted carpet.

Sitting Room
18' 3" x 16' (5.56m x 4.88m) with a window to front, stone fireplace with a raised slab hearth and log burning cast iron stove, double opening doors giving access to conservatory, fitted carpet.

Dining Room
20' x 16' 6" (6.10m x 5.03m) with three windows to front, three single panelled radiators, rustic red brick fireplace with a heavy timber bressumer, structural timbers, attractive timber bar area which is fully shelved and has lighting, striped timber floor.

36' x 10' (10.97m x 3.05m) this spacious room with a pair of double opening doors giving access to patio and garden beyond, corner water feature, light, power and an attractive tiled flooring.

23' 2" x 10' 10" (7.06m x 3.30m) this simple farmhouse style pine kitchen comprises a 1 bowl stainless steel sink unit with a single drainer and cupboard under, further range of matching base units with drawers, pan storage, two shelved pantry cupboards, position and plumbing for a dishwasher, Stove double oven in stainless steel, timber edge worktops, tiled splashbacks, two double radiators, ample space for a farmhouse table and chairs, windows overlooking garden, double doors through to conservatory. There is also an original large safe with operating door via Hobbs, Hart & Co of London and is rumoured to have been used by Winston Churchill for storage of important papers.

Downstairs Cloakroom
Comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, flush w.c., opaque window, double radiator, vinyl flooring.

Spacious Utility/Laundry Room
15' 10" x 12' 10" (4.83m x 3.91m) with a door giving access to the outside, windows to side and front, shelved cupboard housing a recently fitted Worcester gas fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating via radiators where mentioned, stairs rising to a small office area, fully racked out airing cupboard housing a lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater fitted, tiled flooring, captain styled staircase with access to:

Small Office
12' 10" x 7' 8" (3.91m x 2.34m) with a window to side, light and power laid on.

First Floor Landing
With stairs rising to the second floor, small storage cupboard, structural timbers, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1
16' 2" x 14' 8" (4.93m x 4.47m) with a large double glazed, double opening window to rear, double radiator, built-in wardrobe cupboard, fitted carpet.

Spacious En-Suite Bathroom
11' 2" x 11' (3.40m x 3.35m) a modern white suite comprising a shower bath with over bath shower unit and quality screening, pedestal wash hand basin with monobloc tap and pop-up waste, button flush w.c., tiled splashback, fully tiled surround to the bath, double radiator, window to side, tiled flooring, door giving access to a large attic area housing the water tanks and ample space for storage plus a pressurised immersion tank.

Bedroom 2
17' x 16' 6" (5.18m x 5.03m) with a window to front, single radiator, mirror fronted cupboard, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3
16' 10" x 16' (5.13m x 4.88m) with a storage cupboard, range of built-in wardrobe cupboards, double radiator, window with views over garden, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4
17' 11" x 8' 10" (5.46m x 2.69m) with a pair of windows to front, single radiator, fitted carpet.

Second Floor

Bedroom 5 approached via a small landing with a...
12' x 11' 9" (3.66m x 3.58m) with a window to front, half vaulted ceiling.

Family Bathroom
A period suite with a deep heavy enamelled bath with original brass taps, high flush w.c., corner fitted shower, wash hand basin insert to a tile topped cupboard, tiled flooring, structural timbers, window overlooking garden.

FLAT 1 (Ground Floor, 2 Bedrooms)
Opaque glazed door leading through to a small entrance hall which leads to the main inner hallway to all rooms. Electric heating individually metered and vinyl flooring.

Flat 1 Sitting Room
17' 4" x 10' (5.28m x 3.05m) with a window to rear, electric heater, fitted carpet.

Flat 1 Kitchen
9' 6" x 8' 6" (2.90m x 2.59m) with a window to side. The kitchen comprises a single bowl, single drainer sink with cupboard under, further range of matching base and eye level units, fitted worktops, oven and hob with extractor over, space for fridge/freezer and washing machine, tiled flooring.

Flat 1, Bedroom 1
10' 10" x 10' (3.30m x 3.05m) with a double opening window, electric heater, fitted carpet.

Flat 1, Bedroom 2
13' 6" x 7' 10" (4.11m x 2.39m) with a double glazed window to garden, electric heating, fitted carpet.

Flat 1, Bath/Shower Room
A white suite comprising a panel enclosed bath with over bath shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, flush w.c., two opaque windows, electric heater, tiled flooring.

First floor one bedroom. With an opaque panelled door and stairs rising to:

Small Landing Area
With electric meter, tiled flooring, open through to:

Divided Kitchen/Sitting Room
Sitting Room Area 119 x 80 with a double glazed window, fitted carpet. Kitchen Area 119 x 72 with a skylight window. The kitchen comprises a single bowl, single drainer enamelled sink unit with cupboard under, small shelved unit, space for cooker, space for washing machine, cupboard housing water heater tank, tiled floor.

Flat 2, Bedroom
11' 8" x 9' 2" (3.56m x 2.79m) (max) with a double glazed window to side, fitted carpet.

Flat 2, Bathroom
Comprising a panelled bath, flush w.c., wash hand basin, tiled flooring, skylight window.


The Rear
As previously mentioned, the property enjoys a good size overall plot extending to just in excess of an acre. It has a wealth of mature hedging, shrubs and planting. Directly to the rear of the property there is a paved patio area and the garden has a lovely, sunny and southerly aspect. There are two large timber storage sheds, open lawn and the garden is well enclosed. There is also outside water and lighting. A spacious side pedestrian access way give independent access to both the properties flats.

The Front
The property enjoys an excellent frontage which is approximately 80ft x 100ft. Laid to a shingle drive with a central lawned island offering excellent parking and turning area. The front is well screened by mature trees, shrubs, mixed wall and fencing. There is an in and out driveway.

Agents Note
There is excellent scope for further improvement, development etc. subject to planning. There is potential rental income from the two flats of around 1,400 per calendar month.

The property was lived in by the renowned British novelist, Elinor Glyn and the safe that is in this property, according to local sources was utilised by Sir Winston Churchill for the storage of important papers.

Local Authority
Epping Forest District Council Band G
Property Status: Sold Subject To Contract
Reference: 4458940

Reception Rooms  3   Bedroom   5    Bathroom   2   
Fabulous Character Property
½ Acre Mature Plot
South Facing Rear Garden
Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
1 & 2 Bedroom Independent Flats
Spacious Reception Rooms
Large Conservatory
Fantastic Frontage

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