Front Elevation
197.33 sq m
Guide price £995,000(29.395.293.182 ₫)

BarwickWare, Hertfordshire, SG11 1DA

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Stylish character home with land in a lovely location
  • Open plan living area with wood burner
  • Flexible layout with ground and first floor bedrooms
  • Set behind a gated carriage driveway
  • The family sized kitchen has bi-fold doors onto the gardens
  • Detached workshop and garaging with PP to create an annexe
  • Chain free sale

This charming coach house style home dates from 1905 and offers well balanced and flexible family living space set in just over 3 acres of land, which adjoin the River Rib.

About this property

  • Believed to have once been the Quartermaster's House to the gunpowder factory nearby, this characterful home features high ceilings, large windows and modern bi-fold doors with delightful views to the rear over a meadow and woodland which borders the River Rib.

    Internally the reception hallway provides access to the central open plan lounge which has a separate TV area and feature fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. To the front of the house there are two ground floor bedrooms, and two bathrooms, one of which is en suite.

    At the rear there is an inner hall with stairs to the first floor and a utility room. Enjoying a panoramic view over the gardens is the kitchen / family / dining room opening onto the patio via two sets of bi-folding doors.

    Upstairs there are two further bedrooms sharing a good sized shower room with built-in wardrobes on the landing.
    Outside, the house sits back from the road behind an electronically gated carriage driveway which provides parking and a turning area. There is a large workshop which has planning permission to convert into an annexe under East Herts Council reference 3/19/0403/HH.

    The property sits on a substantial of around 3.05 acres which provides ample space for many uses, including equestrian and outdoor pursuits. The land adjoins frontage to the River Rib.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I love the setting of this house. Great countryside position with grounds meandering down to the River. A really good family house in a cracking location.

Justin GodfreyProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is well located for commuting to the city via a choice of local railway stations. The market towns of Ware (5.3 miles), Hertford (7.4 miles) and Bishop's Stortford (9 miles) offer multiple shopping and sporting facilities, schooling for all ages, as well as main line railway stations.
  • There is also a choice of well-regarded private schools such as Bishop's Stortford College, Haileybury College and St Edmunds College. Access is also afforded to London via the M11 and A10. Barwick Ford itself is a most attractive hamlet featuring a ford over the River Rib.

Additional information

  • Directions: From our offices in Bishop's Stortford proceed along the A120 towards Little Hadham turning left at the traffic lights. Proceed through Little Hadham into Much Hadham and turn right at the end of the village into Kettle Green Road. This road will take you across the country for around 3 miles where you will meet a ford. Cross straight over this and bear around to your right, following this road until you see a turning on your right. Keep straight ahead and the entrance to Powder House will be found just on your right hand side. From the A10 heading north exit onto the A120 TOWARD Bishop's Stortford/ Stansted as you follow this road along and before you hit the village of Standon turn right onto Barwick road. Please note that this is a single track country lane, keep following this road for approximately a mile and a half where you will find Powder House on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E