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5 bed detached house for sale


Station Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21

5 bed detached house for sale 5 1 3
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Property features

  • Stunning Detached Character Home
  • Large Secluded South Facing Garden
  • Detached Barn/Annexe
  • 2 Mins Walk to Train Station
  • Short Walk to Village Centre
  • 4-5 Bedrooms

Property description

Folio: 15231 An extremely rare opportunity to acquire a detached character family home situated in the heart of Sawbridgeworth’s town. Ideally positioned being only a few minutes’ walk from Sawbridgeworth’s mainline train station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. The property is also within an easy walk of Sawbridgeworth’s village centre with its popular primary and senior schools, restaurants, cafes, public houses and much more. The property is also within an easy drive of both Bishop’s Stortford and Harlow with multiple shopping facilities, schools, recreational facilities, mainline train stations and of course, M11 leading to M25 access points.

As previously mentioned, Orchard Cottage is a stunning character property with many period features throughout. The property also benefits from having a sitting room, separate dining room, library/study, kitchen, cellar, family bathroom, 4-5 bedrooms, large south facing mature garden, detached garage/workshop, detached barn/annexe with kitchenette and shower room, beautifully landscaped front garden, driveway and parking for 4-5 cars. Only by internal viewing will this once in a blue moon property be fully appreciated.

Front Door
Beautiful wooden panelled, part glazed front door, giving access through to:

Wide Entrance Hall
With a twin carpeted staircases rising to the first floor, radiator, exposed wooden timbers and beams, door giving access through to:

Sitting Room
13' 4" x 12' 10" (4.06m x 3.91m) with a beautiful original sash window to front, further window, exposed timbers, fireplace with a cast iron log burner with a slate hearth, serving hatch, t.v. Aerial point, fitted carpet, door giving access through to:

Dining Room
13' 6" x 13' 4" (4.11m x 4.06m) with a sash window to front, fireplace with a wooden mantle, built-in full height book shelf to side, radiator with cover, exposed timbers and beams, wooden flooring.

14' 6" (max) x 14' 4" (4.42m x 4.37m) with a sash window to front with a box window seat beneath, window to rear, fireplace with a log burner and wooden mantle, radiator with cover, wall-to-wall built-in book shelves throughout the room, door giving access to an under stairs storage cupboard which also houses the electric meters, original timber and beams, stunning original wooden flooring.

Internal Rear Lobby
With an original window to side, door giving rear garden access, radiator with fitted coat hooks above, high ceiling, yellow brick flooring, door to:

Downstairs Bathroom
Comprising a panel enclosed bath with a wall mounted thermostatically controlled shower head, curved shower screen and a monobloc chrome tap, button flush w.c., wash hand basin with a monobloc tap above and a vanity unit beneath, sash window with half obscure glass to the rear, wall mounted electric heater, tiled walls and flooring.

19' 6" x 10' 2" (5.94m x 3.10m) with a window to rear providing views over the garden, window to side, Velux window. The kitchen comprises an integrated sink and drainer with a stainless steel mixer tap above and cupboard beneath, further range of base level units with a granite composite worktop and a tiled splashback surround, Rangemaster freestanding five burner gas cooker, recess for a freestanding American style fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, built-in storage cupboard housing a Worcester gas boiler (just over a year old), door giving access to rear garden, door giving access to a large pantry cupboard with a window to side and shelving, yellow brick flooring, radiator, hatch giving access to:

13' 0" x 10' 0" (3.96m x 3.05m) this wet cellar has a slightly restricted head height. With a sub pump, front vent, rubberised matted floor. This room is ideal for wine or storage.

First Floor Landing 1
With a small window providing a lovely view over the garden, fitted carpet:

Bedroom 1
13' 4" x 13' 2" (4.06m x 4.01m) with a sash window to front, further window to rear, radiator, original cast iron fireplace with a stone hearth, exposed structural timbers, beautiful wide board flooring.

Bedroom 2
12' 4" x 10' 2" (3.76m x 3.10m) with a sash window to front, radiator, original fireplace, door giving access to a shelved cupboard, built-in wardrobe with storage, hanging rails and shelving above, exposed wooden beams, carpet with floor boards beneath.

Large First Floor Landing (could be used as an office/play area)
11' 4" x 9' 10" (3.45m x 3.00m) with a radiator, staircase rising to the second floor, beautiful original floor, door to

Bedroom 3
11' 4" x 11' 0" (3.45m x 3.35m) with a window to side, radiator, built-in cupboard, dressing table, original wide beam flooring.

Bedroom 4
12' 6" x 10' 10" (3.81m x 3.30m) with a window to front, original timber work, leaded light window, original wide beam flooring, interlinking door giving access through to:

Bedroom 5 (accessed from bedroom 4)
14' 0" x 10' 10" (4.27m x 3.30m) with a window to front, original wide beam flooring.


The barn/annexe

Living Room/Bedroom
15' 0" x 15' 0" (4.57m x 4.57m) with a ceiling height of 15’8. This fantastic room has windows on three aspects, both to the rear and either side, enormous vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, power, light, electric fireplace, wooden flooring, door giving access to kitchenette, door giving access to:

En-Suite Shower
Comprising a single tray shower cubicle with a wall mounted electric shower, button flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with a cold tap and an electric heated hot tap, opaque window to side, electric heated towel rail, tiled flooring.

8' 4" x 4' 8" (2.54m x 1.42m) with two windows to side, sink, under counter cupboards and storage, space for a low level under counter fridge and freezer, tiled flooring.

15' 2" x 9' 4" (4.62m x 2.84m) with double opening doors to front, door to side giving access to the garden, window to side, power and light laid on, sink with tap, flush w.c.

The Rear
A stunning south facing rear garden which is completely un-overlooked and benefits from a variety of fruit and nut trees. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a pathway and steps leading up to the end of the garden where you will find a tool shed to the back fence. There is also a side gate giving access round to the front of the property. The garden also benefits from an outside tap and lighting.

The Front
A stunning front garden with decorative ornamental box hedges in a variety of sections and shapes. The front garden also benefits from established roses, decorative flowers and shingle walkways. There is also a shingle driveway providing off street parking for 4-5 vehicles which leads to the garage.
Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for CM21

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £820,158 £367 3.9 £804,125
Semi-detached £513,848 £350 3.2 £523,912
Terraced £451,724 £351 2.7 £394,496
Flats £274,591 £328 1.6 £227,181

Current asking prices in CM21

Average: £490,714
Avg. current asking prices in CM21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £206,556
Flats £197,977
- -
All £199,995

Current asking rents in CM21

Average: £1,548 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CM21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,389 pcm
£1,719 pcm
- -
Flats £1,274 pcm
£1,566 pcm
- - -
All £1,274 pcm
£1,465 pcm
£1,719 pcm
- -

Fun facts for CM21

Highest value in CM21
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Pishiobury Drive £1,434,244
Blenheim Close £1,028,385
Heron Close £956,296
Rowney Gardens £949,310
Brook Lane £841,112
Highest turnover in CM21
Highest turnover streets Turnover
High Wych Road 54.5%
Farnham Close 45.5%
Bell Street 43.5%
The Maltings 40.6%
Slough Road 38.1%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,093 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 95,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
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Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £85,000 Average insurance cost £22/mo (£268/yr)
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Gas £56 Electricity £83 Estimated energy cost £139/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 25700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

East Hertfordshire

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £270 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £21 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £39 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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