South Road, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionA most attractive Victorian cottage in this popular road close to the centre of the market town of Saffron Walden. With a secluded front courtyard garden, the cottage has potential to improve.
ACCOMMODATION 27 South Road is a pretty cottage built in 1852 with some original features still present. The double fronted Victorian semi-detached cottage has a delightful enclosed area to the front with mature hedging and climbers creating a picturesque and private front garden. The property has 2 good size living rooms, kitchen and breakfast room plus a utility room and shower with 2 large rooms in the basement where there is scope to improve. South Road is conveniently located within a short walking distance to Saffron Walden town centre. In detail, the accommodation comprises;
Stairs rising to the first floor, doors leading to;
Sash window to the front aspect, open brick fireplace (currently with electric fire) door leading to inner hall and to;
Sash window to the rear aspect, fitted with a range of eye and base level units with worksurface over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with drainer, integrated fridge and freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and free standing cooker. The boiler is housed in the kitchen, door to airing cupboard with hot water tank, open through to;
Door leading to the rear patio area, door to;
(Currently used as a bedroom) Sash window to the front aspect, door leading through to entrance hall, open fire with brick surround, open to kitchenette area leading through to;
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
Window to the rear aspect, electric shower, WC and wash hand basin.
Original brick staircase leads down from the inner hall to 2 large rooms with concrete flooring and part exposed flint walls.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Access to loft, window to the side access, doors to;
Sash window to the front aspect, built in wardrobe, sink vanity unit, original feature fireplace
Sash window to the front aspect, built in wardrobe, wash hand basin
Sash window to the rear aspect, wash hand basin
Window to the rear aspect, panelled bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, WC
To the front of the property there is a wrought iron gate and steps leading down to a private and secluded patio area with mature hedging, planted beds and pretty covered porch leading to the front door. To the back of the house is a small patio area with side gate.
South Road is ideally situated close to the heart of the historic town of Saffron Walden, just a short walk from the market square, the common and the beautiful Bridge End Gardens. The town itself has an abundance of boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, along with many popular high street retailers, including Waitrose and a twice weekly thriving market. The town's leisure facilities include an 18 hole golf course, a cinema and an 800 seat concert hall. The town is well situated with Audley End station within 3 miles, providing a regular service to London's Liverpool Street in approximately 55 minutes. Alternatively the M11 can be accessed at junction 8, Bishop's Stortford. Stansted airport is within 19 miles and the University City of Cambridge is within 15 miles to the North.