Friars Road, Braughing

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4

Well appointed on this slightly elevated corner plot in one of East Hertfordshire s most sought after and pretty villages, this individual detached house offers 1500 sq ft of accommodation and requires some cosmetic updating. In brief, the accommodation offers: Enclosed entrance porch, guest cloakroom/w.c., light and airy living room, separate dining room and kitchen. Four generous bedrooms and a family bathroom make up the first floor layout. There is ample driveway parking, a garage and mature rear garden.

The property is enviably located towards the edge of the pretty and highly sought after village of Braughing, situated just off the A10, in between Hertford to the south and Buntingford to the north. This quintessential English village is surrounded by beautiful countryside with some wonderful footpaths and bridleways, a cricket field, tennis courts, village hall and the famous 'ford'. Amenities include a regarded primary school, community centre and three public houses/eateries. 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 also approximately 13.9 miles away


Front door opening to:

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Upvc double glazed windows to front and side. Door to cloakroom and door through to living room.

Guest Cloakroom/W.C

Fitted with a low level flush w.c and wall mounted wash hand basin. High level frosted Upvc double glazed window.

Living Room

7.81m x 4.10m (25'7 x 13'5 )

A lovely light and airy room with wide, almost floor to ceiling double glazed windows to both front and rear aspects. Spotlights to ceiling. Warm air vents. Stairs rising to first floor. Glazed double doors with sidelights opening to:

Dining Room

4.46m x 3.01m (14'7 x 9'10 )

Wide double glazed doors with steps down to the outside terrace and double glazed windows to the rear. Warm air vent. Spotlights to ceiling. Door to:


3.43m x 3.02m (11'3 x 9'10 )

Range of wall and base units with work surfaces over. Large breakfast bar with seating space. Inset twin bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for cooker. To one wall there are three deep recessed cupboards providing lots of storage. One has space and plumbing for a dishwasher and another houses the 'Unidare' warm air unit. Double glazed window overlooking the garden and door to outside.

First Floor

Landing with loft access hatch.

Bedroom One

4.32m x 3.13m (14'2 x 10'3 )

Double glazed window to front. Deep recessed storage cupboard and built-in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Two

4.23m x 3.04m (13'10 x 9'11 )

Double glazed window to rear with some lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom Three

3.31m x 3.05m (10'10 x 10'0 )

Plus deep door recess. Double glazed window to rear, again with lovely views. Recessed double wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom Four

3.04m x 2.20m (9'11 x 7'2 )

Double glazed window to front. Recessed double wardrobe and additional over stairs storage cupboard.

Shower Room

This would have originally been fitted with a bath, so there is ample space to re-instate one if so required. Large walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen. Pedestal wash hand basin. Mid level flush w.c. Airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water cylinder. Double glazed frosted window.


The property benefits from a well-tended, corner plot front garden which is laid to lawn with mature borders. A generous, driveway extends to the garage. There are two pedestrian gates with pathways to the rear, one at either side of the house. Outside water tap.


5.37m x 2.93m (17'7 x 9'7 )

With up and over door and personal door to the garden. Power and light connected.

Rear Garden

Well-stocked mature rear garden with large patio seating area, the remainder laid to lawn bordered by ornamental trees and shrub. Greenhouse, outside power points and water-butt.

Auctioneers Comments

This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold Limited This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor (for standard Grade 1 properties). This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey). The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 4.2% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded. This property has a Buyer Information Pack which is a collection of documents in relation to the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know about the property, so you are required to complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are also contained within this pack. The buyer will also make payment of £300 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, where it has been provided by iamsold. The property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price with both the Reserve Price and Starting Bid being subject to change.

Referral Arrangements

The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted. Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.

01920 412600

Oliver Minton

14 High Street , Stanstead Abbotts , Hertfordshire , SG12 8AB

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