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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Pretty Detached Character Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • 2 Car Barn With Office & Storage Above
  • Driveway Parking For 4/5 Vehicles
  • Generous Garden
  • EPC Exempt

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A pretty Grade II Listed character cottage arranged over 3 floors, originally 2 cottages and steeped in history, retains many original features such as exposed beams to walls and ceilings, latchkey wooden doors and Inglenook fireplaces. This lovely home offers 2 good sized reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom and a further 4 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom and family bathroom. Located in the heart of the popular village of Berden, the property sits within attractive country gardens with detached 2 car barn, which includes good office space and vast storage space above and has potential for annexe conversion (STPP). There is also additional driveway parking for 4/5 vehicles. EPC Exempt.

Important note to purchasers:
We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


The Setting

Located centrally within the pretty and sought after village of Berden, with an active village community based around the village hall and St Nicholas Church. There is a large convenience store in the nearby village of Clavering (approximately 1 mile away). The property is surrounded by beautiful country walks and located close to the Herts/Essex border and approximately 7 miles north of the market town of Bishop s Stortford and 8.5 miles to Saffron Walden, both offering an extensive range of amenities, various shops, restaurants and sporting facilities, excellent schooling for all ages. There are mainline railway stations at Bishop s Stortford and Wendens Ambo with direct links to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. Stansted Airport and J8 of the M11 are approximately 10 minutes by car.

The Accommodation

A solid wooden front door opens onto an entrance hallway with a door leading off to the dual aspect dining room with parquet flooring, character beams to the ceilings, Inglenook fireplace and a turned staircase rising to the first floor. An inner hallway has a wooden stable door leading through to a bright, cottage style kitchen/breakfast room which has been fitted with a range of wall and base units, tiled flooring, views over the garden and an external door leading out to a courtyard area to the rear of the property. From the inner hallway, a further door leads through to a lovely sitting room with redbrick Inglenook fireplace and woodburning stove, parquet flooring and character beams to the ceiling and walls. An additional staircase rises to the master bedroom/first floor. A cloakroom/wc completes this floor.

The main staircase from the dining room rises to the first-floor landing area, with a separate set of steps leading to a single bedroom/study. From the (truncated)


Parking for 4/5 cars is located to the rear of the property and there is a detached double barn which has office space on the ground floor and a second doorway which opens onto a storage room with wooden staircase giving access to a large storage space above the garage, potential for annexe conversion (subject to planning permission). A small courtyard area separates the garage from the property and opens onto the private rear garden, which sweeps around the property, predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees, fruit trees, shrubs and flowerbeds. There are patio/entertaining areas and a wooden summerhouse.


Oil fired central heating, mains drainage, water and electricity are connected.

Local Authority

Uttlesford District Council

Council Tax

Tax Band G


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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Newport (Essex) 4 miles
  • Stansted Mountfitchet 4.2 miles
  • Clavering Primary School 1.1 miles
  • Manuden Primary School 2.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Newport (Essex) 4 miles
  • Stansted Mountfitchet 4.2 miles
  • Clavering Primary School 1.1 miles
  • Manuden Primary School 2.5 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in CM23:

  • £666,730
  • Price decrease

  • -£3,527
  • (-0.526%)
  • Over the last 12 months

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
18th Sep 2019 £925,000 Price reduced by £15,000
18th Jun 2019 £940,000 Price reduced by £10,000
10th Sep 2018 £950,000 Price reduced by £9,000
27th Jun 2018 £959,000 First listed
24th Jun 1996 £265,000 Last sold

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