Clavering, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionA delightful Grade II listed cottage of character occupying a wonderful position set in the heart of this highly sought after village.
ACCOMMODATION Bridge Cottage is an extremely well presented Grade II listed cottage of immense character that has been beautifully maintained and greatly improved by the current owners. The individual 3/4 bedroom family home offers a wonderful blend of period character, attractive original features throughout with a modern edge. The house enjoys a wonderful setting nestled away in the heart of this highly popular village and is set back from the road behind a gravel driveway, which provides parking for several vehicles as well as leading to a detached garage.
The characterful accommodation extends to approximately 1,521sqft and in detail comprises of a good sized lounge with inglenook fireplace and windows to three sides, a custom-built country kitchen fitted with a range of base and eye level units with integrated appliances and opens through to an attractive breakfast area. There is a rear hallway with guest cloakroom/shower and under stairs storage which leads through to a formal dining room with exposed timbers and glazed doors opening into a stunning sun room with vaulted ceiling and a lovely aspect over the garden from three sides. There are two staircases on the ground floor that provide access to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. A fourth room on this level is currently used as a dressing room but would easily make a children's nursery.
The property occupies a lovely positon in the heart of this popular village, occupying a good size plot. The
plot extends to approximately 1/3 of an acre with a mature and sheltered garden which is mainly laid to
lawn with a variety of shrubs and bushes and a summer house to the rear.
There is a good size driveway providing ample off road parking, leading to a detached garage, To the rear of the garage there is a very useful guest studio annexe and a further room ideal for a home office.
The property is situated in the village of Clavering, one of north west Essex's most sought after villages. Clavering provides a well regarded JMI school, village hall, parish church, large supermarket/post office and renowned public house The Cricketers. The market towns of Bishop's Stortford and Saffron Walden are approximately 8 and 6.5 miles distant respectively, both offering multiple shopping facilities, schooling for all ages and a wealth of sporting facilities. The nearer village of Newport provides a well regarded Grammar School. Access to a main line railway station is in Newport with commuter services to London's Liverpool Street. Access to the M11 is available at Junction 8 on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford. Stansted, London's third international airport, is also conveniently located approximately 11 miles distant.