- Four Bedrooms
- Swimming Pool
- Sea Views
With its contemporary interiors Bakers Farm Cottage is a stunning detached four bedroom family house situated close to Manor of Groves Golf and country club on a plot approaching a third of an acre overlooking uninterrupted farm land. Stylishly presented with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, Bakers Farm Cottage has a double garage and is approached via gates onto a driveway for several cars. In the spacious garden to the rear and side of the house there are superb far reaching views over the open countryside and the property sits in a plot of approaching a third of an acre. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and fence enclosed with a number of mature trees. Bakers Farm Cottage may offer scope for further enlargement subject to the usual planning consents. High Wych is a small east Hertfordshire village with a public house and primary school just outside the larger town of Sawbridgeworth, which provides a good range of shopping, school and recreational facilities. More comprehensive facilities are available in the nearby town of Bishop's Stortford to the north (6 miles) and Harlow to the south (4 miles). Sawbridgeworth is excellently located for commuters, with its own mainline railway station (London Liverpool Street 35 mins). The M11 motorway can be accessed both at Bishop's Stortford (J8 7 miles) and Harlow (J7 5.5 miles) connecting with London, the M25, Cambridge and the Midlands. All distances and times are approximate.
We are pleased to be able to offer this fine and substantial farmhouse in 7 ACRES of secluded grounds. Approached by a long, private drive with a fantastic INDOOR SWIMMING POOL and ENTERTAINING COMPLEX. Situated just on the outskirts of Sawbridgeworth and only a 5 minute drive to Sawbridgeworth’s station. There is convenient access to Bishop’s Stortford which is approximately 8 minutes to the north. Sawbridgeworth offers an excellent selection of shops for your day-to-day needs, restaurants, public houses, JMI and senior schooling and a mainline train station serving London Liverpool Street, Tottenham Hall and Cambridge. Bishop’s Stortford and Harlow both enjoy multiple shopping centres, schools, recreational facilities, mainline train stations and of course, M11 leading to M25 access points. There are a number of excellent independent schools with the Bishop’s Stortford College only an 8 minute drive. The property itself has been much improved by the present owner and enjoys an excellent selection of outbuildings, stables and garaging. The farmhouse itself has 4 double bedrooms, spacious lounge, dining room, study, garden/breakfast room, modern contemporary kitchen and sun room with an entertaining complex enjoying a guest bedroom, large indoor heated swimming pool with gym, games room and bar along with 7 acres of nurtured grounds. Property ref: 121_2630_4145499 General Oak posted covered entrance with an oak door, central observation window to: Entrance Lobby With insert coir matting, door through to: Study 17' 6" x 12' 4" (5.33m x 3.76m) with a staircase rising to the first floor landing, window to front, concealed radiator, structural timbers and studwork, fitted carpet. Lobby With radiator, open through to: Dining Room 17' 6" x 12' 10" (5.33m x 3.91m) with windows on two aspects, concealed radiator, attractive brick arch topped fireplace with a raised brick hearth, structural timbers and studwork, fitted carpet. Sitting Room with French doors giving access to patio, windows on two aspects, attractive stone fireplace with hearth, mantle and insert gas coal effect fire, two concealed radiators, fitted carpet. Kitchen 17' 2" x 12' (5.23m x 3.66m) with windows on two aspects providing views to the pond and paddocks beyond. The kitchen comprises a double bowl insert Franke sink unit with a mixer tap with telescopic spring and cupboards under, further range of matching base and eye level units and drawers, integrated microwave, dishwasher, granite tops with complementary upstands, Rangemaster cooker insert to a large rustic brick fireplace with matching canopy and splashback, structural timbers and a studwork division through to: Breakfast/Garden Room With double opening doors giving access to patio and rear garden beyond, glass on three aspects, two concealed radiators, vaulted ceiling with heavy structural timbers and insert LED lighting, quality flooring, door through to: Downstairs Cloakroom With a medium level flush w.c., bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, window to rear, tiling, concealed radiator. Glazed Link/Sun Room 15' 8" x 13' 6" (4.78m x 4.11m) giving access through to the swimming pool, gym and entertaining area, door giving access to outside, large glazed panels on two aspects. Utility 8' 4" x 8' 4" (2.54m x 2.54m) with a door giving access to rear, window, single bowl, single drainer sink unit with cupboard under, further range of matching base and eye level units, fitted worktops, position and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled floor. Boiler Room With coat hanging, substantial Grant oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating on a raised quarry tiled platform. Also housing water softener. First Floor Landing With a window to rear, concealed radiator, half galleried, fitted carpet to stairs. Master Bedroom 20' 4" x 16' (6.20m x 4.88m) with windows on two aspects providing fine views, range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, two concealed radiators, airing cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater fitted, air conditioning, fitted carpet. En-Suite Bathroom Comprising twin insert sinks with a granite top and cupboards under, concealed flush w.c., tile enclosed bath, large tray fully tiled shower with quality screening and a fixed head, window to side, low voltage lighting, tiled floor, fully tiled walls. Bedroom 2 15' 10" x 12' 10" (4.83m x 3.91m) with windows on two aspects both providing beautiful views, structural timbers, full width range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, concealed radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Shower Room Jack and Jill with bedroom 4. With a tiled shower cubicle, flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, concealed radiator, fitted carpet. Bedroom 3 12' 8" x 11' 10" (3.86m x 3.61m) with a window to front, double panelled radiator, spiral cast iron staircase giving access to first floor mezzanine. First Floor Mezzanine 13' 4" x 6' (4.06m x 1.83m) with a Flank window, door through to: Dressing Room 11' 8" x 9' (3.56m x 2.74m) with a door giving access to a captain staircase to first floor, structural timbers, fitted carpet. Bedroom 4 12' 4" x 11' 8" (3.76m x 3.56m) with a window to front providing fine views, double radiator, structural timbers, fitted carpet. Shower Room With a window to side. A contemporary suite comprising a large tray shower with fixed head, contemporary wash hand basin with monobloc tap and cupboards under, concealed button flush w.c., fully tiled walls, chromium heated towel rail, airing cupboard housing a lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater fitted, fitted carpet. Swimming Pool Area 50' x 36' (15.24m x 10.97m) and enjoys a gym area and a raised seating area, both with large windows. The swimming pool is 27’4 x 17’10, approached by a roman end with electronically operated roller cover. Double opening doors give access to the barbecue area, two large double panelled radiators, door to boiler room with a Grant oil fired boiler, filtration system, single bowl, single drainer sink unit, pump etc. and a tiled floor. Guest Bedroom 5 22' x 9' 4" (6.71m x 2.84m) with a window to side, part vaulted ceiling with structural timbers, double panelled radiator, en-suite facilities including a shower cubicle, flush w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin (fitted separately), fitted carpet. Games Room 26' 8" x 16' (8.13m x 4.88m) a fabulous room with a substantial hard wood bar with glass hanging, storage cupboard, drawers, mirror panels, double doors giving access to deck, double opening doors giving access to the enclosed barbecue area, two concealed radiators, fitted carpet, quality vinyl flooring to the bar. Barbecue & Entertaining Area 31' 4" x 12' 6" (9.55m x 3.81m) with a raised decked seating area, paved barbecue and outside dining space, three sets of heavy glazed doors in an oak frame. Outside The Rear As previously mentioned, the property enjoys a mature plot extending to in excess of 7 acres, all beautifully maintained and nurtured. The rear garden, which is surrounded farmland is laid to grass with mature trees. Directly to the rear of the property is an extensive paved patio with outside water and lighting and well and is enclosed by post and rail fencing with mature hedging, shrubs and evergreens. There is a concealed oil tank, outside water and lighting. The rest of the ground are laid to post and railed paddocks with an enclosed chicken run with 6ft chain link fencing, chain link enclosed dog run with kennels and paving. There are 4 loose boxes, all with light and power laid on with a block pavior turnout area. Garaging There is a triple carport with electronically operated roller shutter doors, giving ample space for 4 cars. There is an open fronted triple cartlodge with light, power and water laid on. The Front To the front of the property there is a duck pond, surrounded by lawn, mature trees, shrubs and enclosed by the property’s drive. The property itself is approached by a long drive with electronically operated gates at both ends.