Pig Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 7PA | Property for sale | Savills
2.24 Ac(0.91 Ha)
Guide price £1,400,000(€1,596,295)

Pig LaneBishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 7PA

  • Sold
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2023
  • Self contained three bedroom annex
  • An abundance of charm and character
  • Delightful semi rural aspect yet under two miles from town centre and a mile from the Station
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Potential for additional income via Wedding Venue location hire or Air BnB for the annex

A charming and characterful detached listed home with a substantial annex. Enjoying magnificent landscaped gardens and a rural aspect yet less than a mile from the station.

About this property

  • This delightful Grade II listed home has been lovingly extended and updated over the years to create a wonderful family living environment.

    Internally the house offers an abundance of character with features including vaulted ceilings in the principal reception spaces, exposed brickwork, a mix of flagstone, brick and timber floors, together with some lovely open fireplaces. The kitchen provides the hub of the house with a multi oven Aga. All of these rooms have a pretty aspect over the gardens.

    On the ground floor the accommodation comprises of a triple aspect sitting room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, snug, study and utility room. There is a guest cloakroom and additional shower room which is next to the pool area.

    Upstairs, accessed via two staircases, there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is a further store/snug/occasional bedroom over the kitchen.

    On the outside and just to the side of the house is the self contained cottage style annex - which offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen. This is adjacent to the swimming pool area, which is partly walled and enjoys a sunny south westerly aspect.

    The house itself is approached off the lane via a private driveway which pass through a paddock and yew lined parade, sweeping around in front of the house and through the gardens. These are a notable feature and provide a dazzling array of mature specimen trees, shrubs and borders with an aspect over the Stort Tributary along one aspect. One area of garden to the south east has been used as an open air wedding venue, with a pergola and formal lawns. Within the gardens sits a greenhouse and a large L shaped outbuilding / garden store.

    In all, the house sit in a plot of around 2.24 acres.

    Both the Annex and Wedding field have been rented out on occasion, providing a useful additional income (the current wedding license is for limited use)

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A true oasis, literally on the edge of town, but you'd never know it! Wonderful gardens envelop the house creating an amazing place to bring up a family

Justin GodfreyProperty agent

Local information

  • The Millers Cottage is situated within walking distance of the mainline railway station of Bishop's Stortford, which is less than a mile away on foot.
  • For eating and drinking there is something for everyone from high end restaurants to gastro pubs and boutique cafes.
  • The town centre provides excellent shopping and sporting facilities with two shopping centres, leisure centre and a town park with childrens adventure playground and water park.
  • Cultural interests are covered with the South Mill Arts Centre - with a variety of plays and musical performances all year round.
  • Within the area there is schooling for all ages from both the private and state sectors. Of note in this regard is Bishops Stortford College and Hockerill Anglo European School.
  • There are good transport links by road via the A10 (via the A120) and M11.
  • Mainline railway connections to London Liverpool Street Station and Cambridge are offered from Bishops Stortford Station and the Stansted Express Service.
  • In addition international travel can be easily accessed via Stansted and Luton Airports.

Additional information

  • Services:
  • Mains water, electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
  • Agents notes:
  • The house in total has up to six bedrooms - there are three bedrooms in the main house, plus three further rooms in the annex, ideal for a multi generational family.
  • There is a footpath crossing the front garden.
  • Directions: SAT NAV POSTCODE: CM22 7PA From the A1060 (Hallingbury Road) turn onto Pig Lane and the driveway for The Millers Cottage is on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F