£240,000 By auction

2 bedroom Apartment for sale
Rye Street, Bishop's Stortford


Closing date 8/2/2022.
An extremely spacious two double bedroom first floor apartment which is one of two properties in an attractive Victorian building.

The property which has its own access door has the benefit of gas central heating and double glazing throughout. The accommodation comprises: Entrance hall, large double aspect living room, fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, good sized inner lobby with doors leading to the two bedrooms and access to a fully boarded loft space.

To the rear of the building is a good sized and fully enclosed rear garden which has a patio area, lawn area and a detached timber outbuilding. Both of these are shared with the ground floor apartment.
Although there is no off-street parking with this property, it is possible to park in several nearby roads that are part of a residents permit parking scheme.
Permits can be purchased from East Herts district Council at a cost of £35 per annum.

The property is located in the sought after North-West side of Bishop's Stortford and is very close to Grange Paddocks which offers acres of open space, riverside walks out to the country and into the town centre. A new leisure facility has just opened which features a 25m swimming pool. cafe and gymnasium. It is also within walking distance of the town centre, mainline railway station and a short walk to Waitrose Supermarket.
EPC Band C.
Front Door to:

Entrance Hall

Radiator. Wooden flooring. Door to bathroom and open to living room.

Bathroom - 2.659 x 1.975 (8'8" x 6'5")

Fitted with a modern white suite and complementary white tiling.
Panel bath with glazed shower screen, mixer tap with hand held shower unit and overhead rain forest shower. Low level WC. Vanity unit wash basin with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers below. Ceramic tiled floor. Extractor fan. Radiator. Double glazed window to the side aspect. Half tiled walls.

Living Room - 6.886 x 3.518 (22'7" x 11'6")

A very spacious dual aspect room which has double glazed windows to both side aspects.
Wooden flooring. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Four wall light points. Door to inner lobby. Open to:

Fitted Kitchen - 2.833 x 2.336 (9'3" x 7'7")

Fitted with a range of gloss white units and wooden worktops which incorporate: Stainless steel oven, gas hob, stainless steel and glass cooker extractor hood, dishwasher and washing machine.
Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Adjacent and opposite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Two single eye level wall cupboards. Worcester Bosch wall mounted gas fired combi boiler. Double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Inner Lobby - 4.287 x 1.795 (14'0" x 5'10")

Double glazed window to the front aspect. Large double utility/cloaks cupboard. Hatch and retractable ladder lead to a large fully boarded loft space with light and power connected.
Doors lead to the bedrooms.

Bedroom One - 4.261 x 3.341 (13'11" x 10'11")

Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. Wooden flooring.

Bedroom Two - 4.276 x 3.681 (14'0" x 12'0")

Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. Wooden flooring.

Communal garden

To the rear of the building is a good sized garden area which is shared with the ground floor flat.
There is an extensive lawn area and well stocked flower and shrub borders.

Parking Arrangements

Although there is no off-street parking with this property, it is possible to park in nearby roads that are part of the residents permit parking scheme. An annual permit costs £35 and can be purchased from the East Herts Council offices. The roads included in Zone 7 are: Rye Street, Lindsey Road, Lindsey Close & Pinelands. We believe that parking is also available in Grange Park which is not permit controlled.

Lease Details

There is a 125 year lease which commenced in 2016.
The current service charge is £35 per month.
The ground rent is £100 per annum.


Essential information on transport links, shops, hospitals & doctors plus schools with their contact details & performance ratings is available on our website: www.lednor.co.uk
Find the property you are interested in and then select premium brochure.

In this brochure you will find larger photographs, floor plan, Energy Performance Certificate and loads of useful information about the area that the property is located.


Through our mortgage broker Mark Jackson of M.D.Jackson Financial Services, we are able to offer independent mortgage advice with no obligation. Mark is also independent for all protection needs allowing him to review your life assurance and critical illness policies so that he can ensure that you have the most suitable cover. He can be contacted on 01799 542699. Please feel free to call him for any advice or quotations required. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up payments on a mortgage or loan secured against it. M.D.Jackson Financial Services are directly authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority no. 300773


For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out survey, not tested the services, appliances or specific fittings and any mention of such items does not imply that they are in working order. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property. Any stated plot size is intended merely as a guide and has not been officially measured or verified. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and purchaser is advised to obtain clarification from their solicitor or surveyor. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2003. Intending purchaser will be asked to produce identification documents and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there be no delay in agreeing the sale.

Auctioneers Additional Comments


Pattinson Auction are working in Partnership with the marketing agent on this online auction sale and are referred to below as 'The Auctioneer'.

Please be aware that any enquiry, bid or viewing of the subject property will require your details being shared between both the marketing agent and The Auctioneer in order that all matters can be dealt with effectively.

This auction lot is being sold either under conditional (Modern) or unconditional (Traditional) auction terms and overseen by the auctioneer in partnership with the marketing agent.

The property is available to be viewed strictly by appointment only via the Marketing Agent or The Auctioneer. Bids can be made via The Auctioneers or the Marketing Agents Website.


Your details may be shared with additional service providers via the marketing agent and/or The Auctioneer.

A Legal Pack associated with this particular property is available to view upon request and contains details relevant to the legal documentation enabling all interested parties to make an informed decision prior to bidding. The Legal Pack will also outline the buyers' obligations and sellers' commitments. It is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a solicitor prior to proceeding with any property and/or Land Title purchase.

In order to submit a bid upon any property being marketed by The Auctioneer, all bidders/buyers will be required to adhere to a verification of identity process in accordance with Anti Money Laundering procedures.


In order to secure the property and ensure commitment from the seller, upon exchange of contracts the successful bidder will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit of 5% of the purchase price of the property. The deposit will be a contribution to the purchase price. A non-refundable reservation fee of up to 6% inc. VAT (subject to a minimum of 6000 inc. VAT) is also required to be paid upon agreement of sale. The Reservation Fee is in addition to the agreed purchase price and consideration should be made by the purchaser in relation to any Stamp Duty Land Tax liability associated with overall purchase costs.

Both the Marketing Agent and The Auctioneer may believe necessary or beneficial to the customer to pass your details to third party service suppliers, from which a referral fee may be obtained. There is no requirement or indeed obligation to use these recommended suppliers or services.


Nearest Schools

List of nearest schools to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

2 Key Stage 2

Northgate Primary School - 0.56 miles

4 Key Stage 4

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.73 miles

5 Key Stage 5

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.73 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Bishops Stortford Rail Station - 0.92 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.29 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 0.7 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 26.67 miles


To view or request more details:

Lednor & Company
3 Bridge Street
Bishop's Stortford
CM23 2JU

 01279 505055