For Sale
£425,000 Guide Price

Stortford Road, Standon, SG11

Ensum Brown are pleased to offer this deceptively spacious character cottage positioned in a secluded location in the popular village of Standon. Featuring a kitchen/breakfast room, separate reception room, ground floor shower room, 3 double bedrooms, first floor bathroom & a generous rear garden.
3 Bedrooms
2 Receptions
2 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are pleased to offer this deceptively spacious and beautifully presented three double bedroom two bathroom mid-terraced character cottage positioned in an excellent tucked away location on the eastern fringe of this ever-popular village and within walking distance of the High Street with its good range of amenities including shops and public houses. There are breath-taking views across the rolling Hertfordshire countryside which must be seen in person to be fully appreciated.

The present vendor has upgraded and maintained this surprisingly spacious family home to an excellent standard and it's presented in beautiful condition throughout with the accommodation on the ground floor briefly comprising of an entrance/utility lobby, shower room/WC, kitchen/breakfast room and a separate living room. Going upstairs there are three well-proportioned double bedrooms and the luxury family bathroom/WC.

Approaching this home it's positioned set back from the A120 with the front being accessed via a private lane which leads to a pedestrian pathway with a front courtyard garden leading up to the front door. The front of the property adjoins countryside providing far-reaching views across farmland.

Entering into the lobby via the double glazed door to the side, you can instantly tell that this is a well-presented home and this sets the tone for the rest of the property. The entrance lobby doubles up as a utility area with tiled flooring and space for freestanding appliances such as a washing machine and tumble dryer plus there's a cupboard with a wooden worktop.

Positioned off the entrance lobby, there is a re-fitted shower room/WC which is perfect for the morning rush as it provides an additional space to the first floor bathroom/WC. Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising of a wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level push flush WC and a fully-tiled shower with a wall-mounted chrome shower attachment. Complementary features include tiled flooring and an obscured double glazed window facing the rear aspect.

Moving back through to the entrance lobby, a step leads down to the superb open-plan cottage-style kitchen/breakfast room with the kitchen boasting a comprehensive range of grey wall and base units complemented by a ceramic 1.1/2 bowl sink with accompanying drainer and chrome mixer tap. There's space for freestanding appliances such as a Rangemaster-style cooker and fridge/freezer. A cupboard houses the gas central heating boiler and a double glazed window faces the rear aspect providing a lovely outlook over the rear garden. Stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation.

Completing the ground floor is the separate living room which a superb dual-aspect reception space offering fitted carpet, double glazed windows facing the front and rear aspects, a radiator, built-in storage cupboard plus an obscured double glazed door providing access to the rear garden. This room is very cosy, you can just imagine relaxing and unwinding with a good book and it's lovely in those long winter evenings thanks to the fireplace with inset log burner providing a really cosy feel.

A turning carpeted staircase leads up to the spacious and bright first floor landing with a built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and an additional built-in storage cupboard. Doors lead off to the three double bedrooms and the re-fitted family bathroom/WC.

The principal bedroom is positioned at the rear of the property; a spacious double bedroom with fitted carpet, a radiator, double glazed window and a decorative fireplace along with space for freestanding wardrobes and bedroom furniture. Bedrooms two and three are also good-size double bedrooms, each with fitted carpet, a radiator and a double glazed window facing the rear aspect along with space for freestanding wardrobes and bedroom furniture. 

Finishing the first floor accommodation is the tasteful and elegant re-fitted family bathroom which is fitted with an attractive three-piece white suite comprising of a low level flush WC, wash hand basin with chrome hot/cold taps and a Victorian roll-top bath with chrome mixer tap and handheld shower attachment. Complementary features include tiled flooring and partly-tiled walls, wall-mounted chrome heated towel rail and an obscured double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Externally, the enclosed rear garden is a very good size and ideal for younger children to play in a safe environment. Commencing with a paved patio area ideal for barbecues and al-fresco dining, this leads to large area laid to lawn complete with a timber storage shed and wooden gate providing rear access to the property.

In terms of parking, there are some casual parking bays set to the right of Hawken Close, almost opposite the run of houses where this property is situated, that are designated for residents to use on a first-come first-served basis. In addition to this, there is an unallocated parking area adjacent to the the terrace of properties.

The picturesque villages of Standon and Puckeridge sit just a ten minute drive of Ware offering a real sense of community as well as excellent amenities and services within the village itself. Just to name a few you have a doctor's surgery, post office and shop, mobile library service, several village pubs and the 'China Garden' restaurant, groups such as Cubs, Beavers and Scouts and of course you have an outstanding nursery and primary school.

Nearby, the beautiful market town of Ware, Hertfordshire, is one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe, dating back to the Mesolithic period, around 4000BC. Today, Ware is a bustling market and riverside town with a population of around 19,000.Ware is located off the A10, with the popular town of Hertford just 3 miles up the road. The town is one of the areas most popular and you really do have the best of both worlds, surrounded by the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, but well connected to London.

If you are a commuter or just like to have regular day trips to London you are just 20 miles away by car and with very easy access by Ware train station to London Liverpool Street (approx. 45 mins) or if you prefer from Hertford East station to Liverpool street (approx. 49 mins) or Hertford North Finsbury Park/Kings Cross (approx. 35 mins).

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