Tudor House enjoys an elevated position in the picturesque hamlet of Upwick, which is located in Hertfordshire on the border with Essex and between the villages of Little Hadham and Albury. This is an area of gently undulating countryside, farm and woodland. There is a rural feeling to this location, yet the property is only a few miles from the A120 and the A10 to the west and the M11 to the east. The market town of Bishops Stortford is about 5 miles away and has an outstanding range of schools and a mainline station with services to Liverpool Street.
The house is of some age and is Grade II Listed, considered to be of architectural and historical merit. The oldest part of the house is believed to date from the late 16th century and has a fine oak timber frame and good ceiling heights. The house was extensively re-modelled and extended in the 1950s and modernised about fifteen years ago and now provides a very well-equipped and flexible family home in a wonderful location.
The generous accommodation is shown on the floor plan and includes an entrance hall, cloakroom, bespoke kitchen with a generous range of integrated appliances and an electric Aga, a utility room, cloakroom and a family room. In the middle of the house there is dining room with doors to the terrace, a fine timbered drawing room with a good ceiling height, central brick fireplace and a wood burning stove. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two en suite, and a family bathroom.
The grounds are very much a feature. An impressive driveway leads to a garage a period outbuilding housing an office/recreation room. In front of the house there is a parking and turning area and behind, there is a heated indoor pool, changing rooms and a plant room. This pool has been greatly enjoyed and used and is heated by a heat exchange unit and runs at 30 plus degrees all year round.
The formal gardens are very much a feature and include lawns, established herbaceous and flower borders, a small orchard and pond. At back of the house an extensive York stone terrace, a water feature and a number of seating areas. From the terrace there are delightful open south facing views across the two paddocks and open countryside. The grounds in total amount to around 6.5 acres.
Agents note: The Little Hadham by-pass should be complete by the Autumn 2021. This should prove a significant advantage for Tudor House, as there will be no further delays at the Little Hadham traffic lights.