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£395,000 Guide Price

South Street, Stanstead Abbotts

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer this deceptively spacious character cottage positioned just off the High Street in this thriving commuter village. Features include a large open-plan living/dining room, separate fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, first floor family bathroom & a lovely rear garden.
2 Bedrooms
1 Receptions
1 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this fantastic two-bedroom character cottage positioned within walking distance of the charming High Street in the sought-after commuter village of Stanstead Abbotts with its own train station (St. Margarets) providing fast and frequent links to London Liverpool Street. This deceptively spacious cottage requires viewing in person to fully appreciate all of its quality features.

Upon approach to this lovely home it oozes kerb appeal sitting peacefully in this convenient location positioned just off the High Street. Upon stepping inside there's a handy entrance porch which is the ideal space for shoe, hat and coat storage and this opens into the large open-plan living/dining room with stairs leading up to the first floor accommodation.

The living/dining room is a lovely space with two designated areas; the living area is positioned at the front and this offers wood block flooring, a feature fireplace with decorative hearth and surround plus a double glazed window facing the front aspect. Entering into the dining area, this benefits from the continuation of the wood block flooring, a feature fireplace with decorative hearth and surround plus a double glazed window facing the rear aspect and overlooking the rear garden.

Going into the separate fitted kitchen, this has been extended to create a good-size galley kitchen with an extensive range of light wood wall and base units complemented by laminate quartz effect worktops plus a sink with mixer tap. There's a built-in oven with 4-ring hob and extractor over plus space for freestanding appliances such as a washing machine and fridge/freezer. Complementary features include tiled flooring, spotlights, a radiator, two double glazed windows allowing a lot of natural light and a single door which leads out to the rear garden.

Now we head back through into the living/dining room and up to the first floor landing which is spacious and bright with a loft hatch providing access to the loft space. Doors lead off to the two double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The principal bedroom is positioned at the front of the property; it's a good-size double bedroom with built-in wardrobes, fitted carpet, a radiator and a double glazed window facing the front aspect. Going further down the landing you'll arrive at the second bedroom which is another good-size bedroom with fitted carpet, a radiator, wall-mounted gas central heating boiler and a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

Completing the first floor of this home is the spacious family bathroom which is fitted with a tasteful three-piece white suite comprising of a bath with chrome mixer tap and handheld attachment, wash hand basin with chrome hot/cold taps and a low level flush WC. Complementary features include vinyl flooring and a double glazed window facing the rear aspect.

Outside, the property enjoys a lovely mature West-facing rear garden which commences with a paved patio area leading to an area laid to lawn with a range of plant, shrub and hedge borders plus to the extreme rear there is another patio area complete with a timber storage shed.

This delightful cottage is a perfect first-time, investment or downsize purchase - please contact Ensum Brown to arrange your accompanied viewing appointment.


Stanstead Abbotts is a popular village and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire and has a bustling café style society having a good range of local shops, public houses and restaurants. Stanstead Abbotts is in the heart of the lea valley conservation area with the river running through the village and beautiful walks, cycle routes and bridleways in the surrounding countryside.

In terms of schooling, you have two well-regarded primary schools within close proximity to the property, these are St. Johns which is a short walk away and St. Andrews which is located at the end of the high street. There are also a number of secondary schools within the area as well.

St Margaret's station on the southern side the village, is within easy walking distance of the whole village and offers commuter services to London's Liverpool Street in approximately 40 minutes. Excellent road links are available via the A10, A414 and M25.The closest towns are Ware and Hoddesdon, but also within easy each or Hertford and Harlow.

A visit to this characterful and charming village is highly recommended!

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