Little Molewood is a stunning and spacious residence extending to 3,441 SQ.FT in a prominent location in the heart of Bengeo.
This imposing ‘Arts & Crafts’ period property is full of charm and character and is one of Hertfords ’s finest houses designed by the famous and radical architect, Barry Parker.
The property has been considerably improved by the present owner, to offer beautiful interiors to compliment the fine period architectural features such as the high ceilings and oak beams, original doors and oak flooring. There are some interesting original leaded light windows which make the accommodation particularly light and provide views over the well maintained gardens. The useful self contained annexe has its own entrance and could also be used as a gym/ games room/ studio.
Set behind electric gates the house is approached via a large gravel driveway, providing parking for numerous vehicles and access to the Annexe and storage space. The plot extends to approximately 1/3 of an acre and sits predominantly providing both privacy and seclusion.
The entrance hall is stunning, spacious and inviting with tiled flooring and stairs to the first floor. The original leaded light windows and matching doors are a beautiful feature and are complimented by original internal doors leading to all rooms.
The wonderful kitchen/breakfast/family room is the hub of the home and benefits from a beautifully fitted bespoke kitchen with fitted units and drawers, granite tops and central island/breakfast bar. This area is a wonderful open plan space, flooded with natural light through the partly glazed roof and the French doors opening out to the courtyard, making a great space for entertaining.
A well-proportioned reception room is located at the front of the house with access to the cloakroom/WC. This room is currently being used as a children’s playroom.
The dual aspect living room is extremely bright with a beautiful log burner acting as a focal point and double doors leading out to the garden.
The dining room has original wood panelling, with built-in storage and enjoys views of the garden.
The boot room and study complete the ground floor accommodation.
The basement offers excellent head height and has been cleverly divided into three rooms to include utility, wine cellar and storage room.
On the first floor, the landing leads to four double bedrooms and two attractively fitted bathrooms with luxury fittings.
Extensive stone terracing across the rear of the property leads onto formal lawns flanked by stocked borders with an abundance of flowering shrubs and bushes. Established trees and hedging add to the seclusion of the plot and other features include a children’s play area and further seating area at the front of the property, leading from the kitchen/breakfast/family room.
Hertford is well noted for its excellent choice of schools for all age groups. Sports and social requirements are well catered for, including Hartham sports centre and pool, various clubs and associations and a comprehensive range of restaurants and bars. Hertford benefits from two mainline stations to London.
Ground Floor Accommodation:
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room: 22ft 5 x 12ft 6 open plan to
Family Room: 13ft 5 x 11ft 10
Play Room: 12ft 6 x 11ft 10
Living Room: 24ft 3 x 18ft 1
Dining Room: 18ft x 11ft 2
Boot Room: 8ft 2 x 7ft 3
Study: 10ft 6 x 9ft 10
Utility Room 12ft 5 x 5ft 3
Wine Cellar 12ft 10 x 7ft 6
Storage 12ft 5 x 5ft 11
First Floor Accommodation:
Bedroom One: 18ft 1 x 17ft 1
Bedroom Two: 13ft 9 x 11ft 9
Jack and Jill En-suite Shower Room
Bedroom Three: 15ft 9 x 13ft 9
Bedroom Four: 12ft 4 x 12ft 9
Annexe 19ft 4 x 9ft 6
En-suite Shower Room