Impressive Grade II* family home with delightful gardens extending to just over 2 acres
Bishops Folly is a fine Grade II* listed south facing property which forms a major part of the old Bishops Palace, believed to date back to around 16th century. This substantial family home has the benefit of delightful formal gardens and ancient woodland extending to just over 2 acres with sweeping views.
Gravel drive to a graveled courtyard with access to the garage (currently converted to a gym). Gardens lie to the side and rear of the property, large flagstone terrace, graveled walkways, knot gardens and extensive lawned area. The boundaries are a mix of weathered wall, oak and yew hedging, orchard including fruit trees, weeping willows, area of woodland including numerous indigenous species. Heated outdoor swimming pool with terrace enclosed by mature yew hedging and an attractive weathered wall. The rear of the property has a wisteria believed to be the oldest in Hertfordshire. The front is clad in Virginia Creeper.
Range of timber outbuildings. At the furthest point from the house there is a stream with a bridge over into the woodland, previously described. There is a footpath which runs through the woodland.
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A country home with the most stunning gardens, and walking distance to Much Hadham village.Tim Phillips