£500,000 Offers in excess of

4 bedroom Detached House for sale
The Street, Manuden, Bishop's Stortford


Charming grade II Listed detached cottage with excellent ceiling heights.
Originally two 17th-18th century cottages, the property retains many period features including an inglenook fireplace & exposed timbers. It offers an excellent opportunity to update & improve.
It comprises: Entrance hall, 2 reception rooms, study, kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor bathroom, 4 bedrooms & a 1st floor bathroom. Gardens surround the property with majority to the rear. Driveway parking for at least 3 cars. Large detached timber garage. Private 50' x 45' rear garden backs onto village allotments with farmland beyond. No onward chain. EPC exempt.
Front Door to

Entrance Hall

Exposed timbers. Doors to both reception rooms.

Lounge/1st Reception Room - 4.52m x 4.32m (14'10" x 14'2")

Wealth of exposed timbers. Superb inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer and multi-fuel burner and ornate canopy.
Secondary double glazed windows to front and side.
Door to inner lobby

Inner Lobby

Exposed timbers. Doors to study, kitchen, bathroom and dining room/2nd reception room. Stairs to the first floor. Understairs cupboard. Cloaks hanging area. Secondary double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Study - 3.20m x 1.60m (10'6" x 5'3")

Exposed timbers. Secondary double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.96m x 3.07m (13' x 10'1")

Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboards below. Adjacent work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. Spaces for cooker, fridge and freezer. Three double eye level wall cupboards. Spaces and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Windows to side and rear aspects. Door to the rear garden.

Bathroom - 2.57m x 2.31m (8'5" x 7'7")

Pedestal wash basin. Panel bath. WC. Secondary double glazed windows to rear and side aspects. Built-in shelved airing cupboard. Dimplex wall mounted electric heater.

Dining Room/2nd Reception Room - 3.61m max x 3.45m (11'10" max x 11'4")

Exposed timbers. Fireplace which is currently sealed. Two built-in storage cupboards. Secondary double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Door to entrance hall.

First Floor Landing

Brick chimney breast. Velux double glazed skylight window to the side aspect. Radiator (connected to the hot water cylinder).
Exposed timbers. Hatch to loft space. Built-in airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water cylinder. Doors to all bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One - 4.04m x 3.91m plus eaves recesses (13'3" x 12'10" plus eaves recesses)

Exposed timbers. Secondary double glazed window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Two - 3.94m x 2.67m (12'11" x 8'9")

Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Vanity unit wash basin.

Bedroom Three - 4.19m x 3.86m max (13'9" x 12'8" max)

N.B. Narrows to 6'3" minimum.
Exposed timbers. Window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Four - 3.00m x 2.46m (9'10" x 8'1")

Exposed timbers. Window to the front aspect. Hatch to loft space.
N.B. The measurement shown excludes a 5'2" recess which is separated from the main part of the room by a cross beam.

Bathroom - 2.41m x 1.50m (7'11" x 4'11")

Panel bath. Low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls. Velux double glazed skylight window to the side aspect.

Rear Garden

A mature and private garden with a south westerly aspect. Laid mainly to lawn with various shrubs to the borders. Mature yew tree. Wooden garden shed. Doors to the garage and attached storage shed.
The garden backs onto the village allotments with open farmland beyond.

Rear view of cottage

Garage - 9.45m x 2.29m approx (31' x 7'6" approx)

Approached via driveway providing off street parking for at least three cars.
The garage is of wood and corrugated iron construction and could easily be removed to make the rear garden larger.

Front Garden

Approximately a 50' road frontage.
Outside light. Dwarf wall to the front boundary. Two lawn areas with well stocked flower and shrub borders.

Manuden Church

The village church, St Mary the Virgin dates back to 1143 and retains some Norman features. It was largely rebuilt in the 1800's

Yew Tree Public House

Believed to date back to the mid 15th Century. This attractive village inn has seven bedrooms and is within a couple of minutes walk of some lovely rural walks.

Manuden Primary School

A well regarded school which caters for the age range 4 to 11.
There are just over 100 pupils currently attending.

Manuden Village Community Centre

This stunning new facility was completed in April 2014 and is the home to many thriving village organisations as well as boasting a flood lit multi-use games area, football and cricket pitches. The vaulted main hall is used for many varied events .


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For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out survey, not tested the services, appliances or specific fittings and any mention of such items does not imply that they are in working order. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property. Any stated plot size is intended merely as a guide and has not been officially measured or verified. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and purchaser is advised to obtain clarification from their solicitor or surveyor. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2003. Intending purchaser will be asked to produce identification documents and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there be no delay in agreeing the sale.


Nearest Schools

List of nearest schools to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

2 Key Stage 2

Manuden Primary School - 0.42 miles

4 Key Stage 4

Forest Hall School - 2.76 miles

5 Key Stage 5

Birchwood High School - 3.38 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Stansted Mountfitchet Rail Station - 2.17 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.75 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 3.6 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 29.48 miles


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Bishop's Stortford
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