Guide Price £895,000  6 Bed Substantial Detached House, Watling Lane, Thaxted


  • Substantial detached residence
  • Dining room with vaulted ceiling
  • Impressive kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5/6 Bedrooms
  • Tucked-away location
  • Stunning countryside views
A substantial detached residence set in an elevated position within a lane. The property provides deceptively spacious and extremely versatile accommodation with potential for integral annexe and up to 6 bedrooms. In addition, there are stunning, far-reaching views over the adjoining countryside.


Thaxted is a medieval market town featuring many historic buildings, Guildhall and Church. There is a range of amenities provided locally including a variety of shops, restaurants and award winning cafe, weekly market as well as doctors and dentists surgeries, petrol station and full garage services. Thaxted has an excellent primary school with an outstanding Ofsted Report. The property is conveniently placed for commuters with access to the M11 on the outskirts of Bishops Stortford to the south and with mainline railway stations at Elsenham 7 miles to the west and Audley End and Bishops Stortford providing commuter services to London's Liverpool Street.

GROUND FLOOR


RECEPTION HALL
14' 10" x 12' 8" (4.52m x 3.86m)
A welcoming and spacious reception hall with glazed solid oak entrance door with adjoining double glazed window, staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard, wooden flooring. A pair of doors leading to:

SITTING ROOM
19' 8" x 15' 9" (5.99m x 4.8m)
A spacious open plan room with bay double glazed window to the front aspect and an impressive inglenook fireplace with log burning stove. Views through the dining room to the garden and adjoining countryside.

DINING ROOM
20' 5" x 14' 5" (6.22m x 4.39m)
An impressive, vaulted reception room with stunning views through a series of bespoke double glazed windows over the garden and adjoining rolling countryside. In addition are a pair of wide glazed doors leading to the terrace and garden. Open plan to:

SNUG
14' 5" x 12' 2" (4.39m x 3.71m)
A multi-purpose room with a pair of double glazed doors with adjoining windows providing access and views on to the garden and beyond. Door returning to the reception hall and open plan to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
23' 10" x 11' 4" (7.26m x 3.45m)
Fitted with a range of contemporary base and eye level units with worktop space over, incorporating breakfast bar and entertaining space, Neff appliances including double ovens with plate warmers, induction hob, dishwasher. Sink unit and space for American style fridge freezer. Double glazed window overlooking the garden and further double window to the side aspect, door returning to the reception hall and door to:

UTILITY ROOM
10' 3" x 7' 5" (3.12m x 2.26m)
Fitted with a range of base and eye level units with worktop space over, sink unit, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, built-in oven and microwave and full-height cupboard providing additional storage. Glazed oak stable door providing access to the side path and door to:

FAMILY/WORK ROOM
17' 6" x 17' 4" (5.33m x 5.28m) max.
A versatile room offering a number of uses, dependent upon needs. Double glazed windows to the front and side aspects and door to:

BEDROOM 6/STUDY
9' 2" x 8' 9" (2.79m x 2.67m)
Double glazed window to the side aspect overlooking the driveway. Door to:

INNER HALLWAY
Door providing access from the reception hall and further door to:

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
Suite comprising shower enclosure, low level WC, wash basin and obscure double glazed window.

FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
A spacious landing with built-in storage cupboards, also providing space and plumbing for washing machine.

BEDROOM 1
16' x 11' 5" (4.88m x 3.48m)
Double glazed window and door to:

EN SUITE
Suite comprising shower enclosure, low level WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and skylight.

BEDROOM 2
17' 4" x 15' 2" (5.28m x 4.62m) max.
A pair of double glazed windows to the side aspect with elevated views. A pair of built-in wardrobes and door to:

EN SUITE
Comprising large shower enclosure, low level WC, wash basin, part-tiled walls and skylight.

BEDROOM 3
14' 4" x 12' 4" (4.37m x 3.76m) max.
Double glazed window to the rear aspect and built-in wardrobe.

BATHROOM
Suite comprising panelled bath with handheld shower attachment, low level WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, part-tiled walls and obscure double glazed window.

BEDROOM 4
14' 1" x 9' 7" (4.29m x 2.92m)
Double glazed window and built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5
14' 1" x 9' 8" (4.29m x 2.95m)
Double glazed window and built-in wardrobe.

SHOWER ROOM
Suite comprising large shower enclosure, low level WC, wash basin, part-tiled walls, heated towel rail and obscure double glazed window.

OUTSIDE
The property is located in a tucked-away and elevated position within a lane and is accessed via a pair of five-bar timber gates. The gravel driveway provides extensive off-street parking, together with two gardens; one of which is laid to lawn and the other with hard-standing area with a timber shed. A particular feature is the stunning view over the adjoining countryside. Adjoining the property itself is an extensive paved terrace which is ideal for al fresco entertaining. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with close board fencing and hedging to either side providing a good degree of privacy.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

Saffron Walden

T: 01799 523656

E: saffron-walden@cheffins.co.uk