Walnut Tree House

Acorn Street, Hunsdon, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 8PG

£1,300,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • 17th century farm house
  • Five bedroom house with two bathrooms
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Five acre plot
  • Manège, stables and tack room
  • Private gardens
  • Parking for up to six cars, carport and garage
  • Private road to side

Property description

A Grade II Listed 17th century five bedroom, detached equestrian property on a 5 acre plot with grounds, stables and manège.

The property was converted from two cottages in 2000 and outbuildings were then incorporated in the main house which has approximately 2,613 sq. ft. of accommodation with many original features. On the ground floor this includes an entrance hall, office, kitchen/dining room, utility room, cloakroom, dining room and sitting room. On the first floor there is 23 ft. master bedroom with exposed beams and high vaulted ceilings, a dressing room with built-in wardrobes and an en suite bath room with an oval bath. There are four further bedrooms including a 26 ft. bedroom which is presently used as a games room. The plot extends to 5 acres with private gardens, paddocks and equestrian facilities. The property is situated between Hertford and Bishops Stortford and within close proximity of Ware.

Ground Floor

The main entrance hall has double doors leading through to the kitchen/dining room which is 24 ft. long and has pine fronted cottage style kitchen units with built-in double ovens, an induction hob, waste disposal unit, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The quarry tiled floor continues through into the utility room and there are French doors leading out to the garden. The sitting room and dining room also have French doors to the garden and have corner brick built fireplaces.

Outside

The property is approached via electric gates leading to off street parking for up to six cars with additional parking in the double carport and single garage whch were constructed when the house was converted. There is a side garden laid to lawn with a path leading round the stables with mature trees and shrubs. The rear garden is secluded and laid to lawn with flower beds, and mature trees and shrubs. There is a York Stone patio area and gate to front.

Equestrian facilities

There is a L shaped Redmire stable yard with various electric points, lighting and water. There are two foaling boxes, one loose box, a tack/feed room with a sink, cupboard, electric and hot water unit, a hay storage barn with double doors and an undercover grooming area. There is a 40ft x 20 ft manège with silica sand and rubber surface as well as two paddocks each of approximately two acres with a gate to a private road (owned by the property) which provides access.

Situation and Schooling

Hunsdon is just off the A414 between Stanstead Abbots and Harlow. There are local stations at St. Margaret’s 2.5 miles and Harlow 3.7 miles is on the main London/Stansted Airport Express route. The A10, M25 and M11 provide fast access to London and Cambridge. There is a junior school, two public houses one being a renowned gastropub and uniquely, a petrol station with service, a post office and grocery shop. Opposite is the former Hunsdon Airfield with numerous bridlepaths for off road hacking. At the end of the farm lane at the gateway of the property you cross the road and through Fillets Farm onto other bridleways that go through Widford and Wareside and across farmland to Much Hadham and beyond.

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