LOT 1 Beauchamps, Wyddial, Buntingford, Hertfordshire

£1,750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
• Entrance hall

• Sitting room

• Dining room

• Garden room

• Study

• Kitchen/family room

• Family room

• Utility room

• Wine store

• Cloakroom

• 4 Bedrooms

• 3 Bathrooms

• Large second floor with conversion potential

• Garden

• Double garage

• Single garage

• 3 Barns

• 2 Stable blocks with total of 7 loose boxes

• Manège

• Cottage with sitting room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and family bathroom

• Annexe with sitting room, kitchen, large bedroom and shower room

7 acres

Entrance hall | Sitting room | Dining room | Garden room | Study | Kitchen/family room | Family room | Utility room | Wine store | Cloakroom | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Large second floor with conversion potential | Garden | Garage block | Annexe with sitting room, kitchen, large bedroom and shower room | Solar panels (full FiT tariff) | Private fresh water supply | Ultrafast FttP internet access (900Mbps) | Solar panels | EV charge point | 2.5 acres

The property

Believed to date from around 1653, Beauchamps is a stunning timber-framed home faced in red brick with feature white brick dressings and quoins, sensitively extended to provide almost 4,800 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged in a U-shaped configuration over three floors. The property has a wealth of retained character features including a Tudor arched entrance, casement windows, some exposed wall and ceiling beams and original fireplaces. Excellent ceiling heights throughout.

The welcoming wooden-floored entrance hall gives access to a spacious sitting room with exposed wooden flooring and feature red brick fireplace with woodburning stove. The generous dining room has oak-panelled walls and a feature open fireplace, and there is a well-proportioned study with neighbouring wine store. The stunning 31 ft. triple aspect contemporary oak-framed, part-vaulted garden room has feature flagstone flooring, bi-fold doors to the rear terrace and two further doors to the garden, full-height picture windows and sky lanterns flooding this room with natural light. There is also a spacious kitchen with a range of wall and base units including a large central island, part-quartz worktops and a four-oven Aga that opens into a generous family room with feature fireplace with woodburning stove. A fitted rear aspect utility room with useful cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor, a spacious landing leads to a large principal bedroom suite, comprising a bedroom, bathroom, lobby and large walk in airing cupboard. There are three further double bedroom, one of which has an en-suite shower room. There is also a good sized family bathroom. The property benefits from an extensive second floor, suitable for a variety of uses including conversion to additional accommodation if required.

There are two further lots available to purchase by seperate negotiation as follows:

LOT 2 - Barn/Cottage - Guide Price £500,000

A large 49ft barn with attached two storey cottage with planning permission to build a modern three bedroom family home (Planning Ref. 3/21/0012/FUL), set in grounds of approximately 1.75 acres.

LOT 3 - Barns/Stables - Guide Price £500,000

Two large barns and two stable blocks, incorporating seven loose boxes adjacent to an all-weather, floodlit manège and well drained, stock fenced paddocks. Approximately 3.5 acres.

Mileages

Buntingford 2.7 miles, Royston station 7.7 miles (London Kings Cross 38 minutes, London St. Pancras International 44 minutes), M11 (Junction 10) 12.5 miles, A1(M) (Jct. 9) 13.3 miles, Stevenage 13.5 miles, Saffron Walden 15.6 miles, London Stansted Airport 18.3 miles Cambridge 24.2 miles

Location

The market town of Buntingford, Hertfordshire's smallest town, offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including numerous independent shops, Co-op and Sainsbury's Local supermarkets, a market, library, medical centre and several public houses and restaurants. More extensive facilities can be found in Stevenage, Saffron Walden and Cambridge.

The property lies between the A1(M) and M11 and their onward connections to the national motorway network while nearby Ashwell & Morden station offers fast and regular main line services into Cambridge and central London.

The area offers a good selection of state schooling including Layston C of E First School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), Edwinstree C of E Middle School and Freman College together with independent schools including St. Edmund's College, Bishop's Stortford College, Heath Mount, St. Christopher, St. Francis' College, and Haileybury College and the Cambridge schools.

Outside

The property is approached via a 400m track, through twin wooden gates over a sweeping gravelled driveway. There is a second gated driveway giving access to a substantial garage block and an attached two-storey annexe. The formal garden surrounding the property features areas of level lawn bordered by well-stocked flower beds and interspersed with mature trees and features the remains of an original moat and a vegetable garden with raised beds. There are also numerous seating areas and a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.

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