BELIEVED TO DATE BACK SOME 400 YEARS, A DETACHED, 4 BEDROOM, PERIOD COTTAGE with a wealth of features providing much charm and character, with very practical accommodation and good head height throughout. With a double garage and large garden, the property represents good value for money, situated in a very picturesque village.
This period cottage is believed to date back some 400 years and whilst not listed, it does enjoy considerable charm and character with a number of features. It is a practical cottage with good head height throughout, 3 reception rooms, and a refitted bathroom on the first floor. The gardens are also a feature of the property, being of an excellent size, with a large parking area and double garage in front.
The property is situated in a very picturesque village, just 2.8 miles from Audley End mainline station, 4 miles from the fine old market town of Saffron Walden, 4 miles from the M11 access point at Stump Cross and 17 miles from the university city of Cambridge.
ENTRANCE PORCH: To:
DINING ROOM: 17'4" x 12'10" (5.28m x 3.91m). With oak flooring, stairs to first floor, radiator, brick fireplace and wall light points.
LIVING ROOM: 17'9" x 12'3" (5.4m x 3.73m). Open brick fireplace, radiator, TV aerial point, exposed beams.
KITCHEN: 17'1" x 10'3" (5.2m x 3.12m). Fitted with a range of base and eye-level units, range cooker with extractor hood over, single drainer sink, space for fridge freezer, tiled floor.
BREAKFAST ROOM: 17'1" x 10'3" (5.2m x 3.12m). Tiled floor, stable doors to front, radiator and TV aerial point.
UTILITY ROOM: 6'4" x 5'8" (1.93m x 1.73m). Oil-fired boiler providing hot water for central heating and domestic usage, plumbing for automatic washing machine.
CLOAKROOM: With low-level WC and wash basin. Please note, the shower is not currently in use, but there is plumbing for this.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR:
LANDING: Radiator, eaves storage cupboards.
BEDROOM 1: 18'9" x 7'10" (5.72m x 2.39m). Fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator, exposed beams.
BEDROOM 2: 10'7" x 9'6" (3.23m x 2.9m). Fitted out as an office currently, with quality cabinetry, radiator. Leading to:
BEDROOM 3: 10'7" x 9'5" (3.23m x 2.87m). Radiator.
BEDROOM 4: 10'6" x 6'4" (3.2m x 1.93m). Radiator. Access to loft.
BATHROOM: Refitted with corner bath, low-level WC, wash basin in vanity unit, large shower, tiled floor, radiator / towel rail, fitted airing cupboard.
OUTSIDE: Opposite the property is a lovely little area for sitting, with the old village pump. There is a tarmacadam drive, owned by the property, leading to a large gravelled parking area for a number of vehicles and the DOUBLE GARAGE (19'1" x 16'11") with light and power and loft storage area. Beyond is the garden, which is a really large size (approx. half-an-acre) - a country garden with lawned areas, fruit trees, vegetable garden and hen house with run - all offering a huge amount of privacy and seclusion, with a pond to the rear of the site.
AGENT'S NOTE: The garden for this property is separate from the house (approx. half-an-acre), as is the large parking area and double garage.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Septic tank drainage, shared with a neighbouring property.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: For further information on the local area and services, log onto www.uttlesford.gov.uk
COUNCIL TAX: Band F.
From Saffron Walden, take the road out via Audley End mansion up to the junction of the B1383 and turn left. Take the next turning right into Chestnut Avenue and follow the road for just over a mile to a crossroads, where a left turning will be signposted Littlebury Green. Driving into the village, go most of the way through and the property will be found in the middle of the village on the right-hand side.
1 Market Street Saffron Walden Essex CB10 1JB
Monday to Friday 9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m
Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m
Sunday 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m
Appointments available outside of these hours.