Guide Price £925,000  4 Bed 16th Century House, Walden Road, Hadstock


  • Grade II Listed
  • Wealth of character features
  • Four bedrooms
  • Grounds of 3.4 acres
  • Natural swimming pool
  • Picturesque village location
A beautiful Grade II Listed 16th Century house set in an elevated position within a picturesque village, comfortably set within its own stunning gardens with natural swimming pool and mature grounds and pastures of approximately 3.4 acres.


Hadstock is a pretty unspoilt village set in rolling countryside. The nearby well regarded village of Linton offers a good range of local amenities including shops, public houses, post office, health centre, primary and junior schools and a college with its own sports centre. The market town of Saffron Walden is 5 miles away and the University City of Cambridge 13 miles. There is a school bus that goes to Saffron Walden County High School and Ashdon Primary School. Audley End mainline station which offers a commuter service into London's Liverpool Street is 8 miles and the M11 access is 7 miles.

GROUND FLOOR


ENTRANCE HALL
Bespoke arched hardwood entrance door and a pair of leaded windows to the front aspect, exposed timbers, tiled flooring and oak staircase rising to the first floor. Further solid oak doors to the adjoining rooms.

CLOAKROOM
Comprising low level WC and wash basin. Tiled flooring, exposed brick chimney breast and leaded window.

DRAWING ROOM
20' 4" x 17' 3" (6.2m x 5.26m)
A beautiful and well-proportioned dual aspect room with a number of leaded windows to the front and rear aspects enjoying views over the garden. Inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork, wood burning stove and large bressumer. Exposed timbers and solid oak door to:

DINING ROOM
14' 1" x 19' 4" narrowing in part to 12' 2" (4.29m x 5.89m>3.71m)
Leaded window overlooking the garden, a wealth of exposed timbers, solid wood parquet flooring and inglenook fireplace (currently not in use) with exposed brickwork and large bressumer. Solid oak door to:

KITCHEN
20' x 10' 4" (6.1m x 3.15m) max.
Fitted with a bespoke range of base and eye level units in beech with worktop space over, twin sink units, four oven Aga, separate electric oven with hob above, space for dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine. Leaded windows to three aspects enjoying panoramic views over the gardens. Lobby with coat and shoe storage area and glazed oak door providing access to the outdoor space.

FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
Three leaded windows to the front aspect overlooking the gardens and partial views of the adjoining countryside. Staircase rising to the second floor and exposed timbers and small fitted desk area.

BEDROOM 1
17' 4" x 17' (5.28m x 5.18m)
A well-proportioned, dual aspect room with leaded windows, a wealth of exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace with Jotul stove (currently not in use). Linenfold panelling and door leading to:

DRESSING ROOM/OFFICE
7' 7" x 6' 4" (2.31m x 1.93m) max.
A multi-purpose room, dependent upon needs, with a pair of leaded windows overlooking the garden. Exposed timbers, built-in cupboards, wardrobes and shelving.

BEDROOM 2
18' x 12' 5" (5.49m x 3.78m)
Leaded window overlooking the garden, a wealth of exposed timbers, built-in book shelves and door to:

EN SUITE
Comprising panelled bath with handheld shower attachment, vanity wash basin with cupboard below, low level WC and roof window.

BATHROOM
Suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, wash basin and separate shower enclosure. Exposed timbers and leaded window.

SECOND FLOOR


LANDING
Two built-in cupboards and doors to adjoining bedrooms.

BEDROOM 3
12' 8" x 11' 7" (3.86m x 3.53m) max.l
Leaded window to the side aspects with elevated views over the village and nearby church and grounds. Built-in wardrobe and door to:

EN SUITE
Comprising panelled bath and wash basin.

BEDROOM 4
13' 1" x 12' 4" (3.99m x 3.76m)
Leaded window overlooking the gardens, built-in wardrobe and shelving and exposed floorboards.

WC
Comprising low level WC and wash basin.

OUTSIDE
Chantry House is set in one of the area's most picturesque villages and enjoys a stunning, private and elevated position close to the church. The property is accessed via a driveway, in turn leading to a gravelled parking area. In addition is a further parking area to the front of the detached garage. Please note that the property to the rear of Chantry House has rights to pass over the driveway to access their property, but no parking rights.

Chantry House is comfortably set within its own grounds of approximately 3.4 acres. The gardens are a particular feature of the property having been tended and cared-for over many years by the current owners. The gardens have various areas, including lawns with well-stocked flowerbeds, hedging and mature trees, in turn leading to adjoining pastures, vegetable patches, two greenhouses and views over the adjoining countryside. A more recent and rather special addition to the property is the natural water swimming pool with bespoke wrought iron railings and gate, sunken seating and decking area for al fresco entertaining.

Please note that there is a public footpath within the grounds of the property.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
23' x 18' (7.01m x 5.49m)
Timber sliding doors, power and lighting connected. To the rear of the garage is an cloakroom accessed via the neighbouring driveway.

OUTBUILDINGS
In addition to the detached garage are various other useful outbuildings, including a double bay cart lodge/store, and an outbuilding providing storage/potting shed, adjoining utility room with sink unit and space for tumble dryer and fridge freezer also housing the boiler for the main house. There is a further store also adjoining. This outbuilding near to the main house provides opportunity for conversion into ancillary accommodation to the main house, subject to needs and relevant approval.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the Agents.

Saffron Walden

T: 01799 523656

E: saffron-walden@cheffins.co.uk