Widdington, Saffron Walden
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
4 bedroom cottage for sale
- Reference Number 1_100280002476
- Agent Pestell & Co Bishops Stortford
- Agent Number 01279 656400
Guide price £1,150,000
About this property
A stunning, Grade II listed, 18th Century, four bedroom cottage, in a picturesque village location, on an elevated position overlooking the village green. The spacious and versatile living accommodation is full of character and charm, with period features and a modern twist. Opening into a vaulted reception hallway, 4 reception rooms, ground floor bedroom with en-suite, bespoke handmade kitchen, utility/boot room and downstairs family bathroom. Upstairs a galleried landing leads to 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite bath/shower room. Externally are beautifully presented gardens, with the rear backing onto paddock land, as well as having a detached garage with fully functional office room above and private driveway with parking for several vehicles.
Hardwood front door leading to:
Brick flooring, widow to front, radiator, ceiling light point and door into:
RECEPTION HALLWAY - 14'8 x 14'5 (4.47m x 4.40m)
Vaulted ceiling, flagstone tiled flooring, impressive open Inglenook fireplace with double-sided log burner, window to front, 2 radiators, wall lights, spotlights and ceiling light points. Carpeted split staircase to first floor. Steps down to:
SITTING ROOM - 14'5 x 11' (4.40m x 3.36m)
Carpeted, dual aspect windows to front and side, 2 radiators and wall lights.
BEDROOM 4 - 10'2 x 8'10 (3.10m x 2.70m)
Brick herringbone flooring, window to rear, radiator, inset down lighters. Sliding door into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Brick herringbone flooring, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level w.c. Part opaque window to rear, heated towel rail and inset down lighters.
GARDEN ROOM - 12'6 x 10'2 (3.81m x 3.10m)
Brick herringbone flooring, light and airy, bespoke oak frame windowed 'gable end' with doors opening to patio area overlooking the rear garden, fireplace with log burner, 2 radiators, wall lights and inset down lighters.
LIVING/DINING ROOM - 21'9 x 13'4 (6.63m x 4.07m) (Beam work separates the two rooms)
Under floor heating, flagstone tiled flooring, dual aspect windows to front and side, Inglenook fireplace with log burner and wall lights. Open into:
KITCHEN - 21'9 x 11'3 (6.63m x 3.44m)
Under floor heating, flagstone tiled flooring, vaulted ceiling with a range of eye level and base level units, Caesarstone work surface, breakfast bar and Butler sink. Space for range cooker with extraction over (Installed Everhot available by separate negotiation), integral dishwasher, 'Combi' oven and wine cooler. The kitchen leads round to further built in units plus larder cupboard, integral fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer. Stable door, window and skylight to rear, ceiling light point and inset down lighters.
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM - 13'10 x 6'5 (4.21m x 1.95m)
Flagstone tiled flooring, Caesarstone work surface and Butler sink with water softener below. Built in units, cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Part glazed door to rear garden, Velux skylight and inset down lighters.
Flagstone tiled flooring, corner shower cubicle, freestanding bath, wash hand basin with draws below and low level w.c. Part opaque window to rear, heated towel rail and inset down lighters.
GALLERIED LANDING - 14'10 x 14'5 (4.52m x 4.40m)
Carpeted, glass balustrade, spotlights and ceiling light point. Doors to all rooms:
BEDROOM 2 - 14'5 x 11'3 (4.40m x 3.42m)
Carpeted, dual aspect windows to side and rear, 2 built-in double wardrobes to the eaves. Partially vaulted ceiling with loft access (boarded, light) 2 radiators and ceiling light points.
Across the split-level landing into a separate landing, carpeted, radiator, 3 ceiling light points and doors into:
MASTER BEDROOM - 15'5 x 11'5 (4.40m x 3.49m)
Carpeted, window to front, exposed chimney, vaulted ceiling with loft door (boarded, light), two radiators, spotlights, ceiling light point. Door into:
EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM - 13'2 x 8'7 (4.02m x 2.63m)
Porcelain tiled flooring, walk in double shower cubicle, freestanding 'Lusso' stone bath and matching wash hand basin with unit below, low level w.c., window to rear, 2 'Velux' windows, heated towel rail and inset down lighters.
BEDROOM 3 - 10'4 x 9'4 (3.15m x 2.84m)
Carpeted, window to front, radiator, partially vaulted ceiling with loft door (boarded, light), spotlights and ceiling light point.
To the front is a lovely garden space with lawn and well stocked beds and views over the village green, plus a drive providing parking for 2/3 vehicles. The private rear garden is set on two levels, the lower level consists of a paved patio area and spans the back of the property, with space for garden furniture, ideal for alfresco dining. The upper level is mainly laid to lawn, with well stocked borders containing mature shrubs and plants. The garden backs onto a paddock. To the, side brick steps lead to a delightful covered garden/snug area with wall mounted heaters, lighting, 'Velux' window and steps up to the office. Outside lighting and tap, gated side access to front. Outside boiler (installed 2020) accessed via gate to the other side of the property.
OFFICE - 19'5 x 7'5 (5.93m x 2.27m) wood flooring, windows to front and side, wall mounted heater, light and power.
GARAGE - 15'6 x 8'11 (4.73m x 2.73m) with timber doors to front, light and power and a door leading into a separate store room at the rear. Side door into garden.
Widdington is a delightful small village situated two miles south-east of Newport and around five miles south of the market town of Saffron Walden. The Village Green is extremely picturesque with late 18th Century farm workers' cottages and a mixture of thatched cottages from the late 1600's. The renowned Fleur De Lys public house is a main attraction to the village. There is a range of amenities to be found in the nearby town of Saffron Walden, to include day-to-day shops, supermarkets, leisure facilities, a cinema and restaurants. Audley End and Newport train stations are within easy reach for the commuter, as is access to the M11 at Junction 8. Stansted Airport is conveniently located offering domestic and international flights.
30 North Street Bishop's Stortford Herts CM23 2LW