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About the property
A beautifully appointed and presented detached family house that sympathetically blends great character with modern contemporary design and features. Built in 2012 from a traditional Oak frame construction this fine home provides very generous accommodation over two floors with an impressive master bedroom suite, a guest bedroom suite, two further good size bedrooms, a large hallway, cloakroom, family room, drawing room with red brick fireplace and wood burner and a fine large open plan kitchen/living/dining room and a utility room. The gardens are a good size, secluded and attractively landscaped with a large driveway and detacheddouble garage. Read more
A beautifully appointed and presented detached family house that sympathetically blends great character with modern contemporary design and features. Built in 2012 from a traditional Oak frame construction this fine home provides very generous accommodation over two floors with an impressive master bedroom suite, a guest bedroom suite, two further good size bedrooms, a large hallway, cloakroom, family room, drawing room with red brick fireplace and wood burner and a fine large open plan kitchen/living/dining room and a utility room. The gardens are a good size, secluded and attractively landscaped with a large driveway and detacheddouble garage.
SELLERINSIGHT Seller Insight
This 5 year old detached house possesses plenty of character with a modern design incorporating traditional green oak beams and enjoys a pleasant setting on the fringe of the highly regarded village of Anstey. "Maran House represents to us a wonderful blend of well thought out low maintenance modern design and traditional features such as the oak beams which are found throughout," say the current owners. "It is the ideal combination of comfort and charm. It is an immensely welcoming home to return to after holidays abroad." "The house is very easy to maintain and has a well-designed layout," the owners continue, "so it is ideal for active family life. The open plan kitchen/breakfast room is the hub of everyday life and offering a great area for entertainment. The whole house is full of light and feels very luxurious even before you go upstairs where the bedrooms are well proportioned with the larger bedrooms feeling decadent with their high vaulted ceilings.The progressively modern features such as ethernet cables throughout the home and underfloor heating make this a property of the future whilst retaining immense charm." The gardens too are well thought out, with shrub borders having been planted by the current owners. "There are mature trees, lawns, and a patio area which provides the perfect place for al fresco dining and summer entertaining," they say. Set in a rural location, the property is within easy reach of the heart of picturesque Anstey with its friendly local pub, and is convenient for Buntingford market town with its variety of shopping and amenities. Bishop's Stortford (12 miles) and Cambridge (20 miles) are easily reached for a wider range of facilities and excellent schools including Bishop's Stortford College, Perse Foundation Schools, The Perse and The Leys in Cambridge. Ideally located for travel to London via the A1 and A10, the property is also well placed for regular train services to London King's Cross from Royston, and Liverpool Street from Ware, Broxbourne or Bishop's Stortford. Stansted International Airport is 17 miles from Anstey, with the M11 motorway providing access to East Anglia and London. "This has been the perfect family home for us and we shall miss every aspect of it. It has a very welcoming feeling, with the warmth and aroma of oak throughout." "The sociable open plan kitchen is our favourite room, and the one in which we spend the most time. It is the heart of our home as a family." "The house is exceptional for entertaining, with large spaces where guests can congregate and really enjoy themselves. The extensive patio is perfect for barbecues on summer evenings, as children can play in the garden in full sight whilst the adults socialise." "Being in a low pollution area means there is very little light pollution, so to enjoy an evening with friends chatting and laughing outside under the starry night skies is just magical."
STEPINSIDE Maran House is one of just five individual homes in this exclusive setting on the fringe of this delightful village close to open countryside and yet within easy reach of the A10 and neighbouring towns of Ware, Hertford and Buntingford. The property is fitted to an exceptionally high specification and enjoys a wealth of exposed Green Oak timbers complimented by oak doors, skirtings and architraves. The accommodation blends traditional craftsmanship, contemporary features with the latest design and Eco technology. On turning into the cul de sac one cannot help but feel impressed by the surroundings with a gated driveway giving access to the ample driveway and detached double garage. An oak front door opens into a large welcoming hallway with oak timbers and a contemporary oak/glass staircase and galleried landing above. There is downstairs cloakroom and various useful cloaks and storage cupboards. The Drawing room is an impressive and comfortable room with large brick fireplace and a wood burning stove. French doors to the gardens, and oak timbers and flooring. At the front of the house is a good size and versatile study room which can also serve as a fifth bedroom or playroom, whichever is required. Set at the rear of the house is the hub of the home, a large and well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with glazed family/ dining area that provides a fantastic place for entertaining and general family life. Off the kitchen area is a very useful utility room. Stairs rise from the hallway onto the spacious glass galleried landing with high vaulted ceiling and oak timbers. All of the first floor rooms enjoy exposed timbers and vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom has a high arched window, is well fitted with bespoke wardrobes and a luxurious en suite bathroom. The guest bedroom suite includes a dressing room and en suite shower room. There are two further good size bedrooms and a luxurious family bathroom with Jet shower and a roll top bath. As previously mentioned the extensive driveway leads to a detached double garage with useful workshop/shed at the rear.The gardens enjoy good levels of privacy and are laid to lawn with a large patio to the rear and side of the house providing a perfect place to sit and enjoy any good weather we may have. The owners have cleverly landscaped the garden with a pergola over the side patio and have used numerous shrubs and exotic plants to provide year round colour and interest.