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A well presented five bedroom detached farmhouse with attached double car port and large mature garden located in the sought after village of Benington.
THIS PROPERTY IS SUBJECT TO AN AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION (Please refer to this section in the details for further information).
FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Freehold with vacant possession on completion
INTRODUCTION This introduction and particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of the intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. No responsibility is assumed for the accuracy of individual items.
SITUATION/LOCATION Benington is a small picturesque village located between Stevenage and Hertford in north east Hertfordshire. It is surrounded by open countryside and farmland. There are two churches, a primary school, village hall and recreation ground and Benington Lordship Estate and Gardens. Stevenage and Hertford provide a comprehensive range of shops, retail parks and leisure facilities along with mainline rail links into London.
DESCRIPTION A well presented five bedroom detached farmhouse with attached double car port and large mature garden located in the sought after village of Bengington.
ACCOMMODATION With wooden double glazing throughout, the accommodation comprises:
Main Entrance Hall
7.1m x 4.3m Bressumer beam ingle nook with brick hearth and wood burning stove.
3.4m x 3.3m
4.2m x 4m Glazed French Doors to rear garden and patio.
3m x 3m
6.5m x 5m Wooden wall and base units with worktops over, double sink, island unit with work top, small pantry, electric range oven with gas hob (LPG).
4.8m x 3.2m Wall and base units with worktops over, butler sink, oil fired boiler and plumbing for washing machine.
Second Entrance Hall to the front elevation with Cloakroom.
Cloakroom Low level flush W/C and wash hand basin.
6.3m x 5m
En-suite Shower room.
4m x 3.3m
4m x 3.6m
En-suite Shower Room
3.4m x 3m
2.5m x 2.4m
Total gross internal area 344sqm (3699sqft)
Ground Floor 194sqm (2092sqft)
First Floor 149sqm (1607sqft)
Outside Large garden with rear patio and established plants and shrubs.
Rough area of land to rear.
Double Car Port
Door to Store Room. Store Room attached to Car Port.
7.1m x 3.4m
Door to rear garden. Games Room in Loft Space above Car Port and Store Room
7.2m x 7m
ACCESS AND RIGHTS OF WAY Access to the dwelling is via a gated entrance off Hebing End Lane.
There are currently no Rights of Way in place affecting the property.
EASEMENTS and WAYLEAVES We are not aware of any easements and/or wayleaves affecting the property.
AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION Planning permission was granted for the dwelling in 1987 subject to two conditions, one of which was an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. Condition two states:-
'The occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed or last employed in the locality in agriculture as defined in Section 290 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1971, or in forestry (including any dependants of such a person residing with him) or a widow or widower of such a person.'
UPLIFT CLAUSE The property will be sold subject to an uplift clause entitling the vendors to a share of any increase in value following any future removal of the agricultural occupancy condition.
NOTE Further land may be available by separate negotiation.
SERVICES (not tested) The property is provided with mains drainage, water and electricity.
Central heating is provided by oil.
RdSAP Rating: E
East Herts Council
Council Tax Band D.
LEGAL COSTS Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the selling agent Acorus.