Guide Price £999,000  6 Bed Substantial Country Residence, Wicken Road, Arkesden


  • Substantial country residence
  • Approx. 3100 square feet
  • Self contained annex
  • Integral double garage
  • Mature gardens of approx. 1.25 acres
  • Spectacular countryside views
A unique substantial country residence set in an elevated position in this highly desirable and picturesque village. The property offers stylish accommodation over two floors and extending to 3100 square feet. In addition there is a self contained annex, double garage and idyllic grounds measuring approximately 1.25 acres.



The highly regarded and picturesque village of Arkesden with its local Inn/Restaurant is situated 5 miles from the market town of Saffron Walden. Audley End and Newport Mainline Stations, both of which offer a commuter service to London Liverpool Street are about 3 miles and there is an M11 access point, (Jt 8) at nearby Bishop's Stortford.

SEPTEMBER HILL
September Hill is a substantial country residence located in one of the most picturesque and sought-after villages in the area.

The property has been maintained to a very high standard, with a solid IDIGBO conservatory and doors throughout. There are various 'al fresco' entertaining areas and beautiful, far-reaching views to the surrounding countryside.

In addition, there is a spacious, self-contained annex with its own independent access, which has been fully designed for disabled access, including wide doorways, direct stair lift access to the garage and open floor space. The annex could easily be reconfigured to provide additional reception rooms if required.

GROUND FLOOR


PART GLAZED DOUBLE DOORS
Leading into:

ENTRANCE PORCH
Door leading to the boot and cloakroom and windows to the front aspect. Door leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL
An elegant room with marble flooring, doors leading to adjoining rooms, stairs rising to first floor, door to spacious coat cupboard and door to cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM
Ceramic wash hand basin set in marble with vanity units below, low level WC and glazed window onto the rear aspect.

KITCHEN
28' 1" x 18' 3" (8.56m x 5.56m) max.
Fitted with a high quality solid oak farmhouse style kitchen comprising a range of base and eye level units with island and granite worktops, Aga, Siemens double electric oven, Siemens five ring gas hob, two stainless steel sinks, integrated fridge and integrated Bosch dishwasher, and double doors leading to conservatory.

Breakfast and dining area with bay window looking to the rear aspect and double glazed, double doors opening to the rear terrace with sheltered, glazed 'al fresco' dining area, rockery with waterfall and small pond.

UTILITY ROOM
Solid wooden worktops, tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, water softener, sunken terracotta wine rack and Velux window.

CONSERVATORY
18' 11" x 14' 5" (5.77m x 4.4m)
Double glazed, double doors opening to the front garden and extensive, south-facing patio area.

STUDY
14' 0" x 8' 9" (4.27m x 2.69m)
With 'his and hers' work stations, bookshelves and fitted cupboards and drawers throughout. Double glazed window to the rear aspect.

SITTING ROOM
22' 6" x 13' 10" (6.88m x 4.24m)
Dual aspect room with feature red brick fireplace, double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects and double glazed doors opening to a further terrace area for dining or simply pre-dinner drinks. Door leading to:

ANNEX
With independent entrance door. Comprising:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA
23' 10" x 13' 11" (7.28m x 4.26m)
Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, integrated fridge, Neff oven, Panasonic microwave, four ring electric hob with overhead extractor fan, stainless steel sink, double glazed window and double glazed doors to a terrace for 'al fresco' dining or perhaps afternoon tea.

SITTING ROOM
19' 11" x 16' 3" (6.08m x 4.97m)
Beautifully light living area with panoramic views. Comprising feature gas fireplace, integrated storage cupboard, double glazed windows to the front aspect and double glazed, double doors opening to a Juliet balcony to the front aspect.

ENTRANCE HALL
Doors leading to adjoining rooms, storage cupboard, door to:

CLOAKROOM
Two piece suite comprising low level WC, ceramic wash hand basin and double glazed window to the side aspect. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM
Fitted with ceramic Belfast sink, space for washer/dryer and freezer. Double glazed window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM
14' 9" x 14' 6" (4.5m x 4.43m)
Double glazed windows to both side and rear aspects, fitted wardrobes and door to:

SPACIOUS EN SUITE
9' 8" x 7' 2" (2.97m x 2.19m)
Ceramic hand basin with vanity cupboard below, tiled splashbacks, corner bath unit, low level WC, independent shower and airing cupboard. Frosted double glazed window to the side aspect.

FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
Doors to adjoining rooms, airing cupboard and double glazed windows to the front aspect.

MASTER BEDROOM
38' 4" x 14' 0" (11.7m x 4.28m)
Magnificent beech floored bedroom and private sitting room featuring double glazed, double doors opening to a Juliet balcony, double glazed window to the front aspect and Velux windows. Fitted wardrobes and door to:

EN SUITE
12' 8" x 8' 8" (3.87m x 2.66m)
Split level, designer bathroom featuring six piece suite comprising corner bath unit, low level WC, corner shower unit, bidet, 'his and hers' ceramic wash hand basins with marble top and vanity cupboards beneath, heated towel rail, tiled splashbacks and double glazed window to the side aspect with distant views.

BEDROOM 2
14' 2" x 12' 11" (4.33m x 3.95m)
Double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects, integrated double wardrobe and door to:

EN SUITE
Three piece suite comprising corner shower unit, ceramic wash hand basin with vanity cupboards beneath, low level WC, tiled splashbacks and double glazed window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM 3
15' 0" x 10' 4" (4.59m x 3.17m)
Double glazed window to the rear aspect and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. With neighbouring:

WC
Two piece suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM 4
13' 7" x 10' 3" (4.15m x 3.14m)
Storage in the eaves, fitted double wardrobe, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback and Velux window to the rear aspect.

BEDROOM 5
14' 2" x 11' 5" (4.33m x 3.5m)
Fitted double wardrobe and double glazed window to the rear aspect.

BEDROOM 6
10' 10" x 8' 10" (3.32m x 2.71m)
Fitted double wardrobe and double glazed window to rear aspect.

FAMILY BATHROOM
10' 2" x 7' 10" (3.12m x 2.39m)
Double glazed window to the front aspect, fitted with a four piece suite comprising panelled bath, freestanding walk-in shower, ceramic wash hand basin with vanity cupboards beneath, low level WC, tiled splashbacks and heated towel rail.

DOUBLE GARAGE
19' 11" x 19' 8" (6.08m x 6.01m)
Double up and over doors, tiled flooring, central heating, power and lighting connected. Built for easy conversion to further living space.

OUTSIDE
To the outside of the property is a paved driveway providing off street parking for six vehicles. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn with shrubs and plants bordering. There is a raised landscaped lawned area and a paved terrace perfect for al fresco entertaining, and a five bar gate providing side vehicular access to the garden. To the rear of the property there is a paved terrace area, steps lead up to the main garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with trees bordering. There is also a detached wooden summerhouse with patio, enjoying stunning views over the village, and gates leading to a further extensive, elevated orchard area.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

Saffron Walden

T: 01799 523656

E: saffron-walden@cheffins.co.uk