Rickling Green, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionA delightful Grade II listed period cottage well presented throughout and occupying a pleasant position tucked away in the heart of this popular village. The property benefits from scope for improvement subject to the necessary planning approvals. NO CHAIN
Thatch End is a wonderful grade II listed cottage believed to date back to the 17th Century located in the heart of this highly picturesque and sought after village. The property is in need of modernisation, but with an array of beautiful period features throughout, the home offers excellent scope. The characterful accommodation comprises of two good size reception rooms, a kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor and two bedrooms on the first floor. Outside the property benefits from a large front garden and enclosed rear garden with a detached garage and two further brick outbuildings. In detail the accommodation comprises:
Accessed via an attractive solid oak door, porthole window, built in under stair cupboard, open plan through to the dining room and door to:-
SITTING ROOM 13' 5" x 11' 10" (4.10m x 3.60m) Attractive brick inglenook fireplace with open fire, exposed timbers to the walls and ceiling, modern wooden casements window to the front aspect with lattice leaded lights with secondary glazing.
DINING ROOM 13' 11" x 13' 2" Max (4.24m x 4.02m) Dual aspect with windows to the front and side aspects including an modern wooden casements windows to the front aspect with lattice leaded lights with secondary glazing, Radiator, exposed beams, build in cupboards, stairs to first floor, open plan to rear lobby
Glazed door leading out to the rear garden, open plan to:
KITCHEN 14' 1" x 5' 6" (4.30m x 1.68m)
Fitted with a range of base and eye level units with work surfaces incorporating a double sink unit, built-in gas hob with extractor above, built-in electric oven, space for fridge freezer, window to the rear, ceiling roof light.
Window overlooking the garden, 3 piece suite including low level wc, panel bath and wash hand basin, airing cupboard, radiator.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 5" x 11' 10" (4.10m x 3.60m)
Modern wooden casements window to the front aspect with lattice leaded lights with secondary glazing overlooking the front garden, exposed original timbers, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 2" x 7' 3" (4.32m x 2.22m) Dual aspect with modern wooden casements window to the front and side aspects with lattice leaded lights with secondary glazing, a sink unit with storage below and WC, radiator.
The property is set back from the road behind an attractive mature front garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and bushes. The attractive rear garden is again mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and bushes. There is a detached garage with off road parking in front and there is one brick and one timber outbuilding plus a garden sunroom and greenhouse. The garden gate to the rear leads onto village allotments, a bluebell wood and access to numerous country walks beyond.
Rickling Green is an attractive hamlet just south of Saffron Walden with a popular, traditional pub and cricket green and is within easy reach of mainline rail stations Stansted, Audley End and Bishops Stortford as well as benefitting form a frequent bus service to Saffron Walden, Bishop's Stortford or Stansted Airport. There is a primary school, inn/restaurant and a Parish Church in Rickling and the adjoining village of Quendon. The market town of Saffron Walden is 6 miles offering good shopping, coffee shops and restaurants, along with many popular high street retailers, including Waitrose and a twice weekly thriving market. The towns leisure facilities include an 18 hole golf course, the cinema and a 800 seat concert hall. The village of Stansted, 2 miles south, has a range of amenities including a church, inns, shops, a post office, excellent schools and even a castle and museum. It has its own railway station, with a fast service into London's Liverpool Street (Stansted Express), to Stratford and to Cambridge. Bishops Stortford Approximately 5 miles away, which also has a main line station, various shopping facilities and schooling for all ages. The M11 motorway (junction 8) is approximately 5.5 miles south, also giving access to Stansted Airport. The A11 and Cambridge are to the north.