This four-bedroom mid-century Modern house was designed in the 1960s by Cambridge-based architects, Lyster, Grillet & Harding, and is located within a conservation area in the popular Hertfordshire market town of Bishop’s Stortford.
The house has recently undergone a thoughtful modernisation by the owner, an architect, retaining a number of original features such as timber ceilings, woodblock flooring and a fascinating concrete spiral staircase
Internal accommodation extends to approximately 1,365 sq ft and is arranged over three levels. On the ground floor is an open-plan kitchen/diner with quartz worktops and Smeg appliances. Large glazed sliding doors provide access to a substantial paved garden with raised beds and mature trees. There is a separate WC and utility room with independent access to and from the garden.
The first floor has double doors to a fantastic living area, flooded with light from floor-to-ceiling windows at both ends. This level also contains a single bedroom and shower room. On the second floor are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house has underfloor heating throughout. There is off-street parking for two cars.
The elevated site gives the property an enhanced sense of privacy and tranquillity despite being located only three minutes’ walk from the centre of town.
Bishop’s Stortford is an historic market town popular for its attractive architecture and brilliant transport links to London. It has a broad range of shops, restaurants and pubs, and there are several highly-rated schools in the area.
The train station is approximately ten-minutes’ walk and runs as many as seven services per hour to London Liverpool Street in as little as 38 minutes. Tottenham Hale is en route to London and provides a convenient link to the Victoria line. The M11 runs close to the town, giving access to London, Cambridge, Stansted airport and the M25.
Please note that all areas, measurements and distances given in these particulars are approximate and rounded. The text, photographs and floor plans are for general guidance only. The Modern House has not tested any services, appliances or specific fittings — prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property themselves. All fixtures, fittings and furniture not specifically itemised within these particulars are deemed removable by the vendor.