Homes through the centuries

September 8th 2017
By: Natasha
Homes through the centuries

In the Britain we have a wonderful array of architectural properties, from beautiful Tudor houses, to the classic thatch cottage, to modern minimalist homes, so to celebrate this here is a selection of fascinating properties for sale across Essex and Herts from the 17th Century to the modern day.

Great Beldams is a stunning Grade II Listed, 17th Century farmhouse with late Victorian period additions, situated on the outskirts of the market town of Bishop s Stortford. This fine 17th Century home offers a wealth of period features and approximately 3,300 sq ft of living accommodation in the main house. Having been extended and refurbished in recent years, the property now boasts 3 reception rooms, beautiful bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and dressing area and a further 4 double bedrooms. Additionally, the property boasts a separate 1 bedroom converted cottage and a 1 bedroom fully self-contained granary with separate title deeds.

The property sits centrally in the beautifully maintained gardens, approaching 0.8 of an acre and includes a hard standing tennis court. There is also a 3 bay heated garage with an area above that is being used as a gym by the current owner. EPC Rating Exempt.

5 bedroom Detached House for sale, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 Beldams Lane, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 • Guide Price £1,550,000.

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Georgian architecture was one of the most popular eras, and it's easy to see why with its well proportioned, beautiful buildings. This one bed flat is fine example of Georgian architecture and is a rare opportunity to acquire this hidden ground floor apartment located just off South Street tucked away with it's own garden. The property benefits from a long lease and no ground rent and is an ideal lock up and leave. Retaining great character with modern convenience the apartment has been renovated and refurbished to an exceptionally high standard and comprises sitting room, kitchen, utility area, luxury bathroom and a South facing private garden. All the principle rooms face onto the garden and have the benefit of great light. Must be seen internally to fully appreciate the hidden location. EPC band E.

1 bedroom Flat for sale, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 Church Street, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 • £275,000

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Victorian - 

*Currently featured in the September 2017 issue of Ideal Home Magazine.* A beautifully refurbished double fronted Victorian house believed to date back to the 1850's centrally located in the picturesque village of Thaxted. The property has been sympathetically restored and extended in the last five years. The works include: New gas boiler and central heating system, re-wired throughout, newly fitted family bathroom, shower room and kitchen. Still retaining many fine features of the period which include, stained glass window, high ceilings, decorative mouldings and ceiling roses in addition to original fireplaces and wooden floors throughout. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room whilst on the first floor are three double bedrooms, shower room and family bathroom. Outside there is a walled courtyard garden and a detached single garage. EPC Band D.

3 bedroom Terraced House for sale, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 Mill End, Thaxted, Dunmow, CM6 • Offers in Excess Of £450,000.

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Impressively proportioned 1930's five/six bedroom detached family home which has been imaginatively extended over the years to provide spacious and versatile living accommodation. The property is located within walking distance of the mainline train station and the high street. Internal accommodation comprises entrance hallway, lounge, open plan kitchen/dining area, snug, utility with ground floor cloakroom and ground floor bedroom six, part of which could be converted into a self contained annexe. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room. The property additionally benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating and externally the property enjoys a well screened garden in excess of 100ft in length with driveway parking to the front for approximately five vehicles. Awaiting EPC rating. 

5 bedroom Detached House for sale, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 Stansted Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 • £675,000

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This well presented 1970's four bedroom detached family home in the popular Prince Andrews Close. This property is ideally located for the town centre, railway station and access to the A10. The accommodation to the ground floor comprises entrance porch, large L shaped lounge/dining room, kitchen, downstairs WC and access to integral garage. To the first floor there is a landing, master bedroom with Jack and Jill style shower room (accessed also from bedroom three), family bathroom, and three bedrooms. To the outside of the property is a wrap around garden which is part laid to lawn and part paved, with side access. To the front is driveway parking for two cars and access to the garage with an up and over door. EPC band D.

4 bedroom Detached House for sale, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 Prince Andrews Close, Royston, SG8 • Offers Around £475,000

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A superb four double bedroom family home located in a small, quiet cul-de-sac in the highly desirable North West side of town within easy walking distance of Bishops Stortford College, the town and station is a fine example of 1980's/90's architecture. The property sits on a good sized corner plot, offering great potential to extend having formerly been granted planning permission in 1999, for a single storey front and side extension. The current accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting/dining room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, whilst on the first floor are four double bedrooms, an en-suite to the master and a family bathroom. Externally the property offers driveway parking, good size garage and a south facing rear garden. Awaiting EPC rating.

4 bedroom Detached House for sale, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23
Marshbarns, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 • £695,000

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