Much Hadham boasts a mix of period and timber framed listed properties and substantial modern houses. Much Hadham offers an excellent nursery and primary school, two public houses and a significant parish church. Excellent state schooling is available in Bishop's Stortford, whilst private schooling is available at Bishop's Stortford College, St Edmunds, Haileybury and Heath Mount. The market town of Bishop's Stortford offers multiple shopping and sporting facilities and a main line railway station with fast commuter services to London's Liverpool Street in 38 minutes. Access available on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford to the M11 (Junction 8) with the A1 and Cambridge to the north, and the M25 and London to the south. Main line railway stations are also available at Hertford, Ware and Harlow. Stansted, London's third international airport is conveniently located on the east side of Bishop's Stortford, providing both domestic and European flights.
Brands Farm Barn is an impressive 17th century, timber framed Grade II listed barn conversion developed and finished to the highest of standards in 2013. Whilst maintaining character features, the property benefits from modern day technology including being hard wired for a sound system, and having an alarm and entry phone system. Brands Farm Barn now has glorious light rooms, with stunning open plan reception rooms, perfect for entertaining. and family living.
The house is set well in 6.6 acres in a peaceful and tranquil setting just outside Much Hadham. The ground floor is well laid out and offers flexible living. The breath-taking principal reception hall benefits from a galleried double height landing, which leads to an en suite bedroom. There is a study, charming drawing room, family room and dining room off the hall and a large, well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with doors out to the private gardens to the rear of the house. Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility room and a rear hall / playroom.
An inner hallway leads to the principal bedrooms, including an impressive master bedroom, with double height ceiling, en suite bathroom and dressing room as well as a wood burner, guest bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room. Further bedrooms 'wrap' around the courtyard with there being 3 further bedrooms (one presently used as a gym) and en suite shower rooms.
The property has extensive gardens, which are predominantly laid to lawn with a large herbaceous border but also comprise a wild flower meadow, olive grove, yew and box topiary and a paved terrace accessed from the rear of the house. The land is surrounded by mature trees.
The outbuildings comprise a large entertaining / storage barn, 4 car former cart shed garage with workshop and a store room over.
From Bishop's Stortford take the B1004 to Much Hadham. At the T-junction turn left and continue through Much Hadham for 0.8 miles, turn right onto Kettle Green Road and continue for 0.5 miles until you reach Brands Lane on your right hand side. Continue on Brands Lane for 0.5 miles until you reach Brands Farm Barns on your left.