Whitehall Cottages, Hunsdon

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
CHAIN FREE... This attractive ex-farmworkers cottage, built in the late Victorian period, is one of just six, characterful properties set in this quiet enclave in the midst of the countryside, on the fringes of the highly sought after village of Hunsdon.

Although it may feel like you are living the rural dream, it is actually very well placed for easy travel into the surrounding towns and villages offering an excellent variety of amenities and a choice of main-line stations to whisk you into the City.

The current owners have carried out an extensive programme of refurbishment throughout and it is now a lovely ready-made home either for those who wish to commute, with both Harlow and St. Margaret's mainline railway stations just a short drive away or it could equally be of great interest to those buyers looking for more of a lifestyle move with some of East Hertfordshire s most beautiful countryside enveloping the village and right on your doorstep.

Set over three floors, the living space in brief provides: Entrance hall, utility area, living room, kitchen/breakfast room and bathroom with separate w.c. All of the double bedrooms offer fabulous views. There are two to the first floor and a further bedroom on the second floor.

Approached via a small lane, well laid back from the road, the house sits on a generous plot with a large south-west facing garden (approximately 150ft) and private parking. To the front, adjacent to the entrance door, there is a useful, good size, lockable storage space.


Hunsdon boasts all the key ingredients of a great country village and amenities are just a few minutes drive from the property. They include Post Office / general stores and a well used village hall, central to country village life. There is also a great variety of active organisations for all ages including: Badminton Club, Gardening Club, Baby & Toddler Group and Scouts, Cubs and Beavers. The small village centre also boasts two pubs - The Crown and The Fox and Hounds gastro pub and a petrol garage. The 'Outstanding' ofsted rated primary school is another draw to this thriving community.

The larger towns of Harlow (approx. 3 miles away and the market town of Ware (approx. 4.5 miles away) offer an excellent range of shops, amenities and leisure facilities. Harlow Town station offers fast and regular services to London Liverpool Street (35 minutes), also at Tottenham Hale on the Victoria line (17 minutes) easy access for the City and West End, while the area is well connected by road, with the M11 and M25 within easy reach.


Entrance door opening to:

Entrance Hall

Door to living accommodation and open plan to:

Utility Area

3.52m x 1.54m (11'6 x 5'0 )

Two Upvc double glazed windows. Exposed brickwork. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer with work surface over. Further space for other appliances. Wood effect flooring. Radiator. Opening through to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

3.72m x 3.20m (12'2 x 10'5 )

Upvc double glazed window to front. Fitted with a range of modern cabinets with complementary work surfaces over. Contrasting splash-back. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for a free standing cooker. Wall mounted boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating to radiators. Wood effect flooring. Latch door opening to:

Inner Lobby

Turning staircase rising to the first floor. Door to bathroom. Upvc half glazed door opening to the rear garden. Door to:

Living Room

4.21m x 3.20m (13'9 x 10'5 )

Upvc double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden. Open fireplace with tiled hearth and mantle. Wood effect flooring. Radiator.


2.30m x 2.15m (7'6 x 7'0 )

Brand new modern white suite. Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Towel rai. Upvc frosted window.

Separate W.C

1.72m x 1.02m (5'7 x 3'4 )

Low flush w.c.. Upvc double glazed frosted winodw.

First Floor

Landing with stairs rising to the second floor. Exposed wood panelling.


3.94m max x 3.20m (12'11 max x 10'5 )

Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with views over the surrounding countryside. Original cast iron fireplace. Radiator.


3.25m x 3.20m (10'7 x 10'5 )

Upvc double glazed window to rear aspect, once again with lovely views over surrounding fields and countryside. Original cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

Second Floor


3.46m x 3.22m (11'4 x 10'6 )

Upvc double glazed window to front aspect with far reaching views. Radiator.


The cottage is approached via a lane accessed off the B180 (Stanstead Road) Follow the lane signposted 'Whitehall Cottages' round to the left. There is a parking space to the front of the cottage and some additional non-allocated spaces close by.

Storage Facility

Situated adjacent to the front door, this is a very useful storage space with light connected.


Having a south-westerly aspect, the large garden is mainly laid to lawn and measures approximately 150ft in length. There is side access to the front of the property.

Agents Note

The property's heating system is provided via a private Calor gas tank situated in the rear garden. There is also a private drainage system that is shared between this and three neighbouring dwellings.

01920 412600

Oliver Minton

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

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