GET AWAY FROM IT ALL to this quiet, peaceful and beautiful hamlet, yet within a short drive of the thriving university city of Cambridge. This substantial and skilfully designed residence is set in grounds approaching half-an-acre.
A very impressive, detached home offering accommodation of approximately 3,250 sq.ft., built in 2006 by Brian Graves of Oakhouse Homes Limited. There is quality throughout, including underfloor heating to the ground floor with solid oak flooring, double-glazed windows, oak entrance porches, wiring for high-spec audio visual entertainment systems, excellent master bedroom suite with large bathroom and dressing area, guest bedroom with en-suite shower room and further family bathroom. With numerous reception rooms, there is flexible accommodation. Externally, there is a fantastic large paved terrace for entertainment and large grounds that would be ideal for equestrian usage. With a large parking area and double garage, this is an EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTY AND ONE NOT TO BE MISSED!
Shudy Camps is a beautiful, peaceful hamlet surrounded by open rolling countryside, ideal for long walks, with an historic parish church. There is primary schooling at close-by Castle Camps and secondary schooling at neighbouring Linton, with alternative nearby preparatory, primary and secondary schooling, including fine private schooling, at nearby Saffron Walden. The fine old market town of Saffron Walden is approximately 8 miles to the south-east for further shopping, recreational and educational facilities. Sainsbury's superstore at Haverhill is just four miles distance, with the thriving employment centre of Cambridge within 12 miles. Railway stations, with trains to Liverpool Street and the M11 access points are within easy reach. Stansted Airport is within a 25 minute drive.
OAK FRAMED PORCH With entrance door to:
STUNNING RECEPTION HALL: A room in itself! Feature hand-made natural solid wood staircase to a galleried, first floor landing, feature full-height glazed window to rear elevation, French doors to the large terrace, solid oak flooring, underfloor heating and built-in storage cupboards.
CLOAKROOM: WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin and solid oak flooring.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: 25'1" x 12'10" (7.65m x 3.91m). With windows on three sides and multiple French doors onto the large terrace - a really impressive family room.
The kitchen has been individually designed and hand-crafted in solid distressed oak with granite worktops and splashbacks. Inset twin bowl sink, fitted Insinkerator waste disposal unit, central work island with granite and hardwood worksurfaces electric 'range style' cooker with ceramic hob, double oven and plate warmer, integral dishwasher, American style fridge freezer, recessed lighting, Travertine tiled flooring and underfloor heating.
UTILITY ROOM: 13'5" x 8'5" (4.1m x 2.57m). Door to side access with oak framed porch, hand-crafted solid distressed oak units, roll-top worksurfaces with inset stainless steel sink, shelving, integral washing machine and tumble dryer, recessed oil-fired boiler providing hot water for central heating and domestic usage, Travertine tiled flooring, inset recessed lighting.
SITTING ROOM: 20' x 15' (6.1m x 4.57m). A really beautiful room with an impressive, full-height window, vaulted ceiling, French doors onto a large terrace and further French doors to side. Beautiful stone fireplace with wood burner, solid oak flooring with independent under-floor heating, and feature cast iron radiator.
DINING ROOM: 17'6" x 13'6" (5.33m x 4.11m). Dual aspect and bay window to side, solid oak flooring, underfloor heating.
STUDY / GYM: 12'1" x 10'8" (3.68m x 3.25m). With solid oak flooring, underfloor heating, fitted cupboard housing visual audio wiring, vaulted ceiling, window to front aspect.
FAMILY ROOM: 13'6" x 11' (4.11m x 3.35m). Open fireplace with brick surround and hearth, solid oak flooring and underfloor heating - a dual aspect room.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR:
GALLERIED LANDING: A large and impressive space with full-height window to rear aspect providing lovely views over the terrace, gardens and beyond, built-in airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder, radiator, access to loft.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE:
BEDROOM: 12'10" x 12'9" (3.91m x 3.89m). Dual aspect, with views over the gardens and beyond and also the courtyard. Radiator.
DRESSING AREA: 11' x 5'4" (3.35m x 1.63m). Fitted range of wardrobes, access to loft area, radiator.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 10'9" x 8'10" (3.28m x 2.7m). Palatial, with quality suite comprising double shower cubicle, panelled bath with 'telephone' mixer taps, low-level WC, pedestal wash basin, Travertine tiling to floor and walls, recessed lighting, heated towel rail / radiator.
BEDROOM 2: 13'6" x 11'1" (4.11m x 3.38m). Guest room, with double aspect and radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising tiled double shower cubicle, WC with concealed cistern and wash basin. Travertine tiled floor and walls, recessed lighting, heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3: 13'6" x 10'10" (4.11m x 3.3m). Front aspect - radiator.
BEDROOM 4: 11'6" x 9'2" (3.5m x 2.8m). Front aspect. Built-in double wardrobe and radiator.
BEDROOM 5: 13'5" x 11' (4.1m x 3.35m). Overlooking the garden. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath with shower / mixer tap, large shower enclosure, WC with concealed cistern, pedestal wash basin, Travertine tiled floor and walls, heated towel rail, recessed lighting.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached via a 5-bar gate leading to an extensive gravelled driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, leading to the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE (19'5" x 18'2"), weatherboarded, with twin electronically operated doors, light and power, overhead storage and personal door to side access. There is a lawned area, flower beds and hedgerow to the front and immediately to the rear of the property, accessed via a 5-bar gate, there is a large paved terrace, which is a fantastic feature, being accessed from different parts of the property - great for entertaining and taking advantage of favourable weather. There is a covered porch at the rear and steps up to the lawned area, enclosed by mature hedges.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: For further information on the local area and services, log onto www.scambs.gov.uk
COUNCIL TAX: Band G.
Take the Ashdon Road out of town, passing through the village of Ashdon and on into Bartlow. At the crossroads turn right towards the Camps and after approximately a mile, take the left turning towards Shudy Camps. The property will be found within approximately half-a-mile on the left-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
Telephone calls answered between 8.00 am. – 8.00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Appointments available outside of these hours.