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This charming period property has been cared for by the current owners for the past 30 years and offering generous and versatile accommodation in excess of 2,800 sq ft comprising Master bedroom suite with dressing room, a further 3 double bedrooms and family bathroom with amazing views across neighbouring countryside. Three reception rooms, including a drawing room, dining room and separate breakfast room, kitchen with walk-in Pantry. A substantial detached garage with office space above and parking for numerous vehicles, detached cottage/studio and further outbuildings; including a former dairy, workshop and woodstore. The property sits within approximately 3.6 acres with beautiful walled gardens, including rose, vegetable and fruit gardens and there is an orchard and established woodland area. EPC Rating G.
The property sits within a rural location on the outskirts of the village of Great Chesterford, which has two thriving public houses, a local village shop and a real sense of community. The village is well connected and additionally there is a mainline railway station with good links to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge; for road commuters, it also offers easy access to the M11 and London s International Airport is approximately 30 minutes drive away. The property is less than 5 miles from the market town of Saffron Walden which offers a more comprehensive range of amenities such as hotels, restaurants and shops, with the city of Cambridge approximately 10 miles away.
The property is accessed from the rear of the property via a canopied entrance with part-glazed wooden door to a generous and bright entrance hallway with parquet flooring and turned staircase to the first floor. Doors lead off to the dual aspect drawing room, re-designed by John Sutcliffe in a Regency style with views over the rear garden, parquet flooring and feature cast iron fireplace with working fire. Further doors from the hallway lead to the dining room with natural stone flooring, access to the cloakroom and cellar which has been divided into two areas with brick flooring and space for wine storage. From the dining room a further door leads to the bespoke kitchen with the stone flooring continuing through, a range of base units with solid oak work surfaces, inset electric hob, oil fired Aga and shelved storage cupboard. There is a separate scullery and walk-in pantry with slate shelving and an external door leading to a courtyard and rose garden. The other side of the kitchen, a further doorway opens onto the breakfast room, leading through to the laundry room.The first floor rises to a good-sized landing area with doors leading off to 2 lovely double bedrooms with views to the rear of the property overlooking the rear garden and beyond. The master bedroom is accessed through the library/bedroom 4 which has been fitted with shelving and there is a wc. The master bedroom, located at the front of the property, has an adjoining dressing room and a bathroom and separate shower room completes this floor.
The property sits within extensive grounds of approximately 3.6 acres and is approached by a gravel driveway offering parking for numerous vehicles, leading to the detached double garage with electrically operated doors and additional storage. A substantial office space above can be accessed by a steel staircase to the side. To the right of the garage is a detached cottage/studio with bed/sitting room, shower and kitchen facilities and a study/bedroom. The walled gardens surrounding the property are well established with shrubbed areas, borders and mature trees and an ornamental pond. The other side of the property has a courtyard to the rear of the kitchen, with additional outbuildings; former dairy, workshop and woodstore and there is a beautiful rose garden. This further extends to an area developed into a fruit and vegetable garden with fruit cages and beyond is a fenced orchard which has been planted with a selection of fruit and apple trees. Additionally, the vendor created a woodland area around 30 years ago which has naturally established itself over this time.
Oil fired central heating, private drainage, water and electricity are connected.
Uttlesford District Council
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