2 Bury End
Pirton, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 3QB
- Grade II* listed detached house
- Four bedrooms and two bathrooms
- Three reception rooms
- Fitted kitchen/dining room
- Two wood burning stoves
- Refurbished and extended in recent years
- Off road parking and mature gardens
- Situated overlooking the village green
A grade II* listed four bedroom detached house dating from 1420 with a modern barn style extension, wrap around gardens, and off road parking.
This period property has accommodation of approximately 1,763 sq. ft., including a family room in the oldest part of the house and a study with views over the green. There is a modern sitting room with a wood burning stove, a kitchen/dining room, as well as a ground floor cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. Outside there is driveway and gardens which wrap all around the house. Originally a medieval hall house, this property is the oldest standing house in the village, and may have been a manor house when first built. The building has been extended over recent centuries and the original thatched roof was replaced in the early twentieth century, but it retains two late 15th-century crown posts in the roof timbers. There has also been a recent refurbishment and a contemporary barn-style extension.
The triple aspect sitting room in the modern part of the house has exposed beams and full height windows and doors to the garden. The exposed beams continue through to the kitchen/dining room where there is a handmade country kitchen with an inset butlers sink, a curved breakfast bar and a box bay window with views over the side garden. The dual aspect family room, overlooking the green, has a front door and a wood burning stove in the brick lined fireplace.
Dual aspect bedroom one is in the newest part of the house with exposed beams, built-in cupboards and an en suite shower room. The principal bedroom and bedroom four have exposed beams and a vaulted ceilings as does the landing. The bathroom has a modern fitted bathroom suite.
The house has a gravel driveway providing off road parking for two cars and EV charging point, a modern summer house/home office with a green roof and an external electrical point. The garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by hedgerow with mature flower beds and wicker fencing. There is a path to the original front door and to the new front entrance.
Situation and Schooling
The property is situated overlooking Pirton village green with a maypole and the Motte & Bailey pub. Pirton is a village situated in the county of Hertfordshire on the edge of the Chilterns in an Area of Outstanding National Beauty and has a junior school, two public houses and a village shop. Hitchin is 4 miles away and has a wider variety of shops, pubs, restaurants, and leisure facilities. Pirton has an active village community with many activities and festivities taking place throughout the year.
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