Guide Price £1,100,000  5 Bed Substantial Barn Conversion, Olmstead Green, Castle Camps

  • Modern barn conversion
  • Five bedrooms
  • Approx. 2.6 acres
  • Outbuildings and paddocks
  • Stunning rural location
  • Additional land available (by separate negotiation)
A substantial, modern barn conversion set in a stunning rural location, sitting within its own mature grounds of approximately 2.6 acres incorporating various outbuildings, tennis court, equestrian facilities and paddocks. Further additional land upto 19 acres available by separate negotiation.

Olmstead Green is a small hamlet to the south of the village of Castle Camps. The village has a farm shop, public free house, primary school, church and village hall. Secondary schooling is at the well-regarded Linton Village College, The market towns of Saffron Walden and Haverhill with excellent shopping and recreational facilities are about 7 miles and 4 miles away respectively with the City of Cambridge 16 miles away. Audley End mainline station offering a commuter service into London's Liverpool Street is about 9 miles away and the M11 motorway access point is about 12 miles distant. London Stansted Airport is around 25 miles away.


A spacious and welcoming reception hall with hardwood entrance door, central open-tread staircase rising to the galleried landing. To the rear of the room is a double glazed sliding patio door providing views and access on to the garden, terrace and paddocks beyond, with further full height double glazed panels providing high levels of natural light. Exposed floorboards, contemporary Swedish style log burning stove, built-in coats cupboard and solid timber doors to adjoining rooms.

Comprising low level WC, vanity wash basin with cupboards below, tiled flooring and obscure double glazed window.

17' 9" x 15' 8" (5.41m x 4.78m)
A dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects enjoying views over the garden. Attractive fireplace with exposed brickwork and raised brick hearth with multi-fuel stove and exposed timbers. Door to:

9' 9" x 9' 7" (2.97m x 2.92m)
Double glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the lane. Exposed timbers and fitted office furniture including large hardwood desk area with cupboards and drawers and extensive bookshelves.

18' 10" x 9' 8" (5.74m x 2.95m) max.
A pair of double glazed windows to the front aspect overlooking the lane and paddock opposite. Solid woodblock parquet flooring and exposed timbers.

17' 8" x 15' 7" (5.38m x 4.75m)
Fitted with an extensive range of base and eye level units with granite worktop space over and hardwood seating area. Two oven Aga, sink unit, integrated fridge, dishwasher, combination oven/microwave with plate warmer below and hob over. Double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects, exposed timbers and tiled flooring. Door to:

8' 8" x 8' 4" (2.64m x 2.54m)
Double glazed stable door with adjoining window providing access and views to the outside space and terrace. Fitted with a range of cupboards with granite worktop space, sink unit and space for American style fridge freezer. Door to:

14' 3" x 14' (4.34m x 4.27m)
A multi-purpose room, dependent upon needs, with double glazed patio doors providing access and views to the terrace and outside space. Door to:

8' 4" x 8' 3" (2.54m x 2.51m)
Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer with worktop space over and adjoining cupboards. Tiled flooring and obscure double glazed window.


An impressive galleried landing with views through the full height glazed panels towards the garden and adjoining paddock, also looking up to the second floor gallery. Exposed timbers, door with staircase rising to the second floor and solid timber doors to adjoining rooms.

14' 3" x 10' 4" (4.34m x 3.15m)
A series of double glazed windows enjoying views over the gardens and paddocks and a glazed door providing access on to the balcony area. Built-in wardrobes and door to:

Comprising free-standing bath with claw feet, low level WC with hidden cistern, vanity wash basin with cupboards below, exposed floorboards, heated towel rail and obscure glazed window.

14' 8" x 8' 7" (4.47m x 2.62m)
Double glazed window to the rear aspect enjoying views. Exposed timbers, built-in wardrobes and shelving.

14' 8" x 8' 7" (4.47m x 2.62m)
Double glazed window to the side aspect overlooking the gardens. Exposed timbers and built-in wardrobes.

Suite comprising panelled bath, separate walk-in shower enclosure, low level WC with hidden cistern and vanity wash basin with cupboards below. Tiled flooring, part-tiled walls, deep built-in airing cupboard and double glazed window overlooking the lane and paddocks opposite.


Walk-way connecting bedrooms 4 and 5, overlooking the first and ground floor.

11' 10" x 11' 9" (3.61m x 3.58m) max.
Currently used as a work room with fitted cupboards and work space which could be easily remove to reinstate as a bedroom if required. Double glazed window to the side aspect.

14' 4" x 11' 6" (4.37m x 3.51m) max.
Double glazed window to the side aspect, built-in cupboard and wood cladding to the walls and ceiling.

Mascals Barn is set in a stunning rural location. The barn is comfortably set within its own mature grounds of approximately 2.6 acres. There is an option to buy additional paddocks by separate negotiation.

The property is approached via a pair of electric remote controlled timber gates leading to an extensive driveway area which in turn provides a spacious terrace to the rear of the property. The main garden is laid to lawn with an abundance of mature trees, hedging, childrens' play area and tennis court. In addition, there are various outbuildings including a large double garage (22ft x 15ft), workshop (29ft x 17ft max), summerhouse (25ft x 11ft), kennelling and stores. Adjoining the gardens there are post and rail paddocks.

In addition to the barn and grounds of 2.6 acres, there are two further paddocks. The adjoining paddock is 10.6 acres, with a further paddock measuring approximately 8.29 acres. Further details can be provided by the agent.

There is a public footpath next to the property that runs through the paddocks (shown on the map as a green dotted line).

Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

Saffron Walden

T: 01799 523656