Guide Price £1,500,000  6 Bed Grade II Listed House, Howe Lane, Great Sampford


  • Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Grounds of approx. 22 acres
  • Refurbished office building
  • Excellent equestrian facilities
  • No upward chain
A handsome Grade II Listed period farmhouse which has been updated and improved by the current owners. The property is set in a tucked-away rural position within 22 acres of paddock land with excellent equestrian facilities and various outbuildings, including a smart office suite.


The highly regarded village of Great Sampford has its own excellent primary school, nursery school, inn and church. The nearby market town of Saffron Walden offers excellent shopping, schooling and recreational facilities including an 18 hole golf course and leisure facilities. Audley End mainline station offering a commuter service into London's Liverpool Street and good access to road networks including M11. The vibrant University City of Cambridge offers a wealth of recreational facilities, excellent public schools and a number of large businesses and Addenbrookes Hospital.

JOSLYNS FARM
Joslyns Farm is a period farmhouse dating back to the 17th Century. The farmhouse was bought by the current owner in approximately 2006 and since then they have carried out extensive refurbishment works to create a beautiful home with excellent equestrian and outdoor facilities. The accommodation comprises:

GROUND FLOOR


ENTRANCE HALL
Solid oak door with oak framed porch over, oak flooring, exposed timbers and staircase rising to the first floor.

FAMILY ROOM
19' 1" x 13' 10" (5.82m x 4.22m)
A more recent addition to the house with windows to two aspects overlooking the gardens and surroundings, exposed pine floorboards and stove.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
21' 4" x 14' (6.5m x 4.27m)
Fitted with a high quality range of stylish units with stone worktop space over, two oven Aga, sink unit and preparation sink, separate induction hob with Neff oven below, integrated Neff dishwasher, built-in larder cupboard, natural stone flooring and exposed timbers. The room enjoys a good degree of natural light via a pair windows and a pair of glazed doors leading to the paved terrace.

REAR LOBBY
Glazed door leading to the outside and staircase rising to Bedroom 6.

SHOWER ROOM/UTILITY
Comprising shower enclosure, low level WC, wash hand basin with granite shelf, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring and exposed timbers.

DINING ROOM
15' 3" x 11' 7" (4.65m x 3.53m)
A dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear aspects, inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and bressumer, engineered oak flooring and exposed timbers. Door to:

REAR HALLWAY
Exposed timbers, tiled flooring and door leading to the courtyard with windows to either side.

SITTING ROOM
16' 1" x 12' 6" (4.9m x 3.81m)
A dual aspect room with exposed timbers, beautiful inglenook fireplace and door leading to a deep built-in cupboard.

FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
A spacious landing with exposed timbers and windows overlooking the gardens and surroundings.

MASTER BEDROOM
17' 10" x 15' 6" (5.44m x 4.72m) max.
A dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, exposed brick chimney breast and Albion Bath Company free-standing bath.

CLOAKROOM
Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and travertine tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 2
13' x 11' 6" (3.96m x 3.51m)
Window to the rear aspect, exposed timbers and exposed brick chimney breast.

BEDROOM 3
14' x 11' 5" (4.27m x 3.48m)
Window to the rear aspect and built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4
11' 3" x 8' 4" (3.43m x 2.54m)
Window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM 5
8' 9" x 5' 8" (2.67m x 1.73m)
Window to the front aspect and exposed timbers.

BATHROOM
A quality, period suite comprising free-standing roll top bath and pedestal wash hand basin both with Albion Bath Company fittings, low level WC, tiled flooring, exposed timbers and window.

BEDROOM 6
13' 1" x 12' 8" (3.99m x 3.86m) max (sloping eaves).
Accessed via staircase from the rear lobby. A versatile room offering a number of uses including accommodation for au pair, staff or home office. Window to the rear aspect overlooking the gardens and surroundings. Door to:

CLOAKROOM
Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor and window.


OUTSIDE
Joslyns Farm is ideally situated in an attractive country lane. In total the property sits within 22 acres and is approached via a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles and a large turning area. The formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature hedges, shrubs and trees and paved terraces which are ideal for al fresco entertaining.

FARM OFFICE
30' 5" x 18' 10" (9.27m x 5.74m)
This building has been more recently refurbished to a high standard and offers a number of potential uses. With a number of windows providing natural lighting, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, various electric points, electric heating and water connection. In addition there is a cloakroom comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and also offering scope for a shower cubicle.

PRINCIPAL BARN COMPLEX
Mainly constructed of brick dwarf walls topped by a traditional timber frame. The barn complex has a concrete floor, electricity and water connection and comprises:

The Main Barn Area - 45' 6" x 40' (13.8m x 12.1m)
Workshop/Garage - 14' 5" x 14' 5" (4.4m x 4.4m)
Tack Room - 14' 7" x 14' 7 (4.5m x 4.5m)
4 Stables - each approximately 14' 6" x 9' (4.4m x 2.7m)
Hay Store - 18' 6" x 14' 3" (5.63m x 4.34m)

STABLE BLOCK
11' 6" x 9' 3" (3.51m x 2.82m)
With adjoining tack room.

MULTI-PURPOSE MODERN BARNS
Steel frame construction. Consisting of:

Lean-to #1 - 60' x 24' 10" (18.4m x 7.6m) with four integral stalls.
Former Grain Store - 60' x 39' (18.4m x 12.2m) with sliding gate entrance and three phase power connected.
Lean-to #2 - 60' x 29' 3" (18.4m x 8.9m) with steel entrance gate to front.

LARGE STORAGE ROOM
39' x 19' 8" (11.89m x 5.99m)
Concrete sectional construction.

FORMER PIGGERIES
Concrete block construction with mains electricity and water supplying eight individual pens.

LAND/PADDOCKS
Located to the side and rear of the property, divided into grazing enclosures with post and rail fencing. There are water troughs and mains water connected. In addition there is a flood-lit professional riding manège measuring 20m x 40m with sand and rubber chip surface.

AGENT'S NOTE
We understand that there is a public footpath to the western boundary of the land and an agricultural access to the southern boundary of the land. We also understand that there is a restrictive covenant on the modern agricultural buildings restricting their use to agricultural/equestrian purposes only.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

Saffron Walden

T: 01799 523656

E: saffron-walden@cheffins.co.uk