The Wash, Furneux Pelham

The Wash

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom detached house for sale

  • Reference Number 1_100280002615
  • Agent Pestell & Co Bishops Stortford
  • Agent Number 01279 656400

Guide price £1,200,000

About this property

A stunning, Grade II listed, 4/5 bedroom detached cottage sitting on a 2.25 acre plot including a 1.6 acre paddock. The original house dates back to the late 16th Century and sits in a picturesque rural village location. The spacious and versatile living accommodation has been extended over the years and is full of character and charm, with period features. Four reception rooms, kitchen, boot room, two bedrooms to the ground floor and downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs is a principal bedroom with separate dressing room and en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally is a large, secluded garden with stable block and the private paddock land which backs onto farmland. As well as having a detached double garage with functional office room and gated, private driveway with parking for numerous vehicles.

Stable door leading to:

Tiled flooring, door into large cupboard (housing the boiler, window to rear and light), ceiling light point. Door into:

Tiled flooring, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Opaque window to side, radiator and ceiling light point.

KITCHEN  -  14'11 x 14'11 (4.55m x 4.55m)
Tiled flooring, a range of eye level and base level units with complementary work surface and Butler sink. Aga cooker, integrated NEFF fridge, freezer and dishwasher appliances. Two windows to front and two to rear, exposed beam work, radiator and ceiling light points. Door into:

DINING ROOM  -  14'10 x 10'5 (4.52m x 3.18m)
Brick flooring, lnglenook fireplace, windows to front and rear, radiator, exposed beam work, walls lights. Original front door, door to stairs to first floor and door into:
SITTING ROOM  -  14'9 x 13'4 (4.50m x 4.06m)
Carpeted, windows to front and rear, brick fireplace with Jetmaster burner, radiator, exposed beam work and wall lights. Door into:

BEDROOM - 13'10 x 12'3 (4.22m x 3.73m)
Carpeted, windows to front and side, radiator, storage cupboard and ceiling light point.

STUDY - 8'9 X 7'4 (2.67m x 2.24m)
Brick flooring, window to side, door to rear garden, radiator, vaulted ceiling and ceiling light point. Door into:

LIVING ROOM  -  20'6 x 17'7 (6.25m x 5.36m)
Carpeted, three dual aspect windows and double opening doors to side garden, feature log burner fireplace, two radiators, wall lights and ceiling light points. Stairs to first floor and door into:

BEDROOM - 17'6 x 8'7 (5.33m x 2.62m)
Wood effect laminate flooring, windows to side and rear, radiator and ceiling light point.

From the dining room, exposed elm staircase up to:

DRESSING ROOM - 12'10 x 11'11 (3.91m x 3.63m)
Carpeted, windows to side and front, a set of built-in wardrobes, exposed beam work, radiator and ceiling light point. Door into:

BEDROOM 1 - 11'11 x 11'5 (3.63m x 3.48m)
Carpeted, window to front, exposed beam work, radiator and walls lights. Steps up to and door into:

Carpeted, inset bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and bidet. Window to read, cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and wall lights. 
From the dressing room - Carpeted, window to side and lighting. Door into:

BEDROOM 3  -  13'4 x 8'7 (4.06m x 2.62m)
Carpeted, 'Velux' window, radiator and ceiling light point. Door into:

Rear landing, carpeted, airing cupboard, stairs down to living room, lighting and door into:

BEDROOM 2 - 13'7 x 8'8 (4.14m x 2.64m)
Wood effect laminate flooring, window to rear, storage to the eaves, radiator and ceiling light point.

Carpeted, panel bath with Aqualisa shower attachment above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. Velux window, radiator, exposed brickwork and ceiling light point. 

Stunningly situated in a secluded plot of approximately 2.25 acres in total and backing onto open farmland. To the front a driveway rises up from the road with five bar gate into the driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE  -  17'6 x 17'6 (5.33m x 5.33m) with two timber doors to front, light and power and storage above. Door into:

OFFICE  -  17' x 10'1 (5.18m x 3.07m) vinyl flooring, windows to side, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, sink unit, light and power.

The expansive, private rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with well stocked borders and beds, mature trees throughout and storage sheds. To the top of the garden is a large stable block which backs onto the private paddock. To one side of the house is a York stone paved seating space with plant beds.

Key Features

The Wash, Furneux Pelham
  • A stunning, Grade II listed, 4/5 bedroom cottage with paddock, stable block, equestrian
  • Wonderfully situated on an approximately 2.25 acre plot, in a picturesque rural location
  • Extended over the years, but full of period character and charm
  • Four reception rooms & kitchen
  • Two bedrooms to the ground floor
  • Three bedrooms upstairs, one with an en-suite & dressing room
  • Large, secluded rear garden with private L-shaped equestrian paddock of 1.6 acres
  • Stable block comprising 3 full-size stables, feed room and separate tack room.
  • Detached double garage, with office room & generous driveway



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30 North Street Bishop's Stortford Herts CM23 2LW


01279 656400

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