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4 Bedroom For Sale - Bendish, Hitchin, SG4

home Detached House
House for sale For Sale
bedrooms 4
bathrooms 2
reception rooms 4

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  • Freehold

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Charming Grade II Listed Cottage in Bendish, Hertfordshire

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque hamlet of Bendish, and overlooking its green, is The Old Bakery: a beautiful Grade II-listed detached 17th-century cottage. This quaint 4-bedroom home offers an abundance of space, with a generous 2417 sq ft of versatile accommodation, on a sizeable 0.48-acre-plot, with a large front drive, and additional parking at the rear along with patio space. 

Well-maintained throughout, The Old Bakery offers a mix of charming traditional features with contemporary touches. Formed from what were once three cottages, The Old Bakery boasts the original inglenook fireplace with bread oven, which inspired its name. Prior to becoming a family home in the 1990s, The Old Bakery was the former village pub/beer house known as The Harrow, and its dining room was the hamlet's shop. The vendors have researched much of its fascinating history; this is an amazing opportunity to become part of this charming house's next chapter.

Downstairs is comprised of a large entrance hall, spacious and cosy double reception room with exposed timbers and a working wood-burning stove, kitchen, utility room, dining room with working open-fire inglenook fireplace, study, large family/playroom, and shower room. Upstairs consists of four good-sized bedrooms (the principal bedroom has a WC), and a recently renovated family bathroom. The Old Bakery is tastefully decorated throughout in heritage colours, with scope for the new owners to add their own personal touch.



The hamlet of Bendish is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), just off the Hertfordshire spur of beautiful Chiltern Hills, renowned for its chalk streams, wildflower-rich chalk grassland and prehistoric settlements. Bendish is set in an agricultural landscape within the green belt, and has a strong community spirit. It has a recreation ground, and the local area offers an abundance of public footpaths, and cycle routes for outdoor enthusiasts.

The hamlet is well-positioned, approximately 6 miles from both Harpenden and the ancient English market town of Hitchin, which offer a wide range of shopping facilities, cafés and restaurants. Whitwell and Kimpton villages, 2 and 3 miles away, also offer convenience stores and post office, pubs, GP surgery and pharmacy, café, tennis clubs, village halls, and a thriving, active local community, with plenty on offer socially, especially relating to music, dramatics and sport.

 Bendish children are known to have attended the primary schools of Kimpton, Preston and Breachwood Green, and, for secondary schools, Hitchin and Harpenden.

 For the commuter there is a fast and frequent rail service just under 6 miles away at Luton Parkway to St Pancras (from 23 minutes), from which the new Luton DART operates, servicing London Luton International Airport. The M1, M25 and A1(M) are all accessible.

These particulars are intended to give a fair and reliable description of the property but no responsibility for any inaccuracy or error can be accepted and do not constitute an offer or contract. We have not tested any services or appliances (including central heating if fitted) referred to in these particulars and the purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the working order and condition. If a property is unoccupied at any time there may be reconnection charges for any switched off/disconnected or drained services or appliances - All measurements are approximate.

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4 Bedroom  For Sale - Bendish, Hitchin, SG4
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Bendish is a lovely Hamlet close to Breachwood Green and Kimpton with easy access to the hubs of Hitchin, Luton and Harpenden.

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