Friars Farm, Tindon End, Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2XT
Main DescriptionA beautiful and truly individual Grade II listed family property boasting an abundance of character and charm, dating back to medieval times and occupying beautifully mature grounds extending to 1.5 acres.
ACCOMMODATION Friars Farm is a delightful Grade II Listed farmhouse, dating back to medieval times providing generous and characterful accommodation extending to approximately 3,912 sqft with an array of period features including original fireplaces and beams. The spacious accommodation includes a reception hallway, kitchen/breakfast room with original oil powered Aga and space for a range cooker, with views to the expansive gardens and fields beyond. A dining room leads through to a magnificent 30ft drawing room with a spectacular vaulted ceiling and a wood burning stove. There is also a spacious family room, a snug with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, a study and a cloakroom. Upstairs the property benefits from a master bedroom with views over the gardens as well as a separate dressing area and en-suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, a spacious family bathroom and additional shower room. In detail, the outstanding accommodation comprises;
ENTRANCE HALL 11' 4" x 8' 4" (3.45m x 2.54m) Part-glazed entrance door opening to a spacious entrance hall full of character with beautiful flagstone flooring. A window is to the front aspect.
DINING ROOM 16' 2" x 12' 3" (4.93m x 3.73m) A dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear aspects and doors to the kitchen/breakfast room. Open plan to:
DRAWING ROOM 30' 1" x 16' 1" (9.17m x 4.9m) An impressive addition to the main house with a vaulted ceiling, brick inglenook fireplace and a series of windows and glazed French doors leading out to the garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 3" x 11' 11" (6.17m x 3.63m) Fitted with a range of hand-built units with a central island with sink unit, Aga, pantry cupboard and space for a range cooker. Traditional terracotta tiled flooring with timber inset, windows to the rear aspect and French doors opening to the garden. Opening to:
Fitted cupboards and sink unit.
Original wide floorboards, exposed timbers and open studwork with the stairs rising to the first floor. Door providing access to the rear garden, door with staircase rising to the first floor.
Comprising low level WC and vanity wash hand basin. Window to the rear aspect.
Fitted with a range of cupboards with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
FAMILY ROOM 18' 6" x 15' 8" (5.64m x 4.78m) A well-proportioned, dual aspect room with windows to the rear and side aspects, large brick inglenook fireplace with timber mantle and exposed timbers.
SNUG 15' 8" x 15' 5" (4.78m x 4.7m) Brick inglenook fireplace with log burner, cupboard housing boiler and window to the side aspect. Opening to:
STUDY 15' 9" x 8' 9" (4.8m x 2.67m) Windows to the front and side aspects.
Doors to adjoining rooms and window to the front aspect.
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 5" x 14' 4" (5m x 4.37m) Traditionally decorated with a modern feel with wood panelled walls, built-in cupboards, two windows to the rear aspect, door to en suite and opening to:
DRESSING ROOM 14' 6" x 10' 9" (4.42m x 3.28m) Velux windows to the rear aspect and built-in wardrobes.
Suite comprising shower enclosure, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and Velux window.
BEDROOM 2 19' x 15' 10" (5.79m x 4.83m) Dual aspect room with windows to the rear and side with exposed timbers and high ceilings.
BEDROOM 3 14' 8" x 9' 11" (4.47m x 3.02m) Window to the rear aspect and a wealth of exposed timbers.
BEDROOM 4 11' 7" x 11' (3.53m x 3.35m) Window to the side aspect.
BEDROOM 5 15' 8" x 8' 7" (4.78m x 2.62m) Window to the front aspect and a series of built-in wardrobes.
Suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and Velux window.
Suite comprising shower enclosure, low level WC, wash hand basin and window to the side aspect.
Friars Farm enjoys a delightful tucked away position and sits in mature grounds of approximately 1.5 acres. The property sits centrally within the plot and is accessed via a 5-bar gate opening to a generous landscaped front garden with lawn, pond and a long sweeping gravel driveway providing ample off road parking and leading round to a detached garage measuring 25' 2" x 11' (7.67m x 3.35m). A south facing garden with further pond, raised beds and sun terrace are to the rear with superb views over the surrounding countryside to the rear.
From Saffron Walden take the B184 towards Thaxted passing through the hamlet of Howlett End with Causeway End Farm on your right-hand side. Take the next turning on the left to Tindon End. Continue along the lane passing Highhams Farm on your left and Friars Farm will be found approximately 1 mile along the lane on the right-hand side.
Oil fired central heating, water and electricity are connected to the property, drainage is to a private system. Council tax band G.