Great Sampford, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionA rather stunning Grade II Listed thatch cottage which has been lovingly restored and renovated to an exceptional standard. The cottage occupies a prominent position within Great Sampford and stands within a sizeable, mature plot.
ACCOMMODATION A rather stunning Grade II Listed thatch cottage which has been lovingly restored and renovated to an exceptional standard. The cottage occupies a prominent position within Great Sampford and stands within a sizeable, mature plot. The property offers off road parking for multiple vehicles, a small wooded area, mature gardens and traditional features throughout including exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces and exposed brick flooring. In detail, the charming cottage comprises;
Solid wood front door, flagstone tiled floor, ceiling hatch to master bedroom allowing access for furniture removal, double glazed doors through to kitchen, door to;
WC/Shower Room 6'2 x 5'8
Tiled flooring, window to the front aspect, shower enclosure with chrome electric shower, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and WC.
Kitchen 15'1 x 19'1
Fitted with a range of limed oak base and eye level units with granite work top over incorporating a ceramic double butler sink, window above overlooking the rear garden, oil fired twin oven AGA incorporating a four plate electric hob and double oven. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and fridge/freezer, full height corner larder unit. Flagstone tiled flooring and exposed timbers to ceiling. Door leading to;
Utility Room 10'3 x 9'8
Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units, work surface incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Boulter classic boiler and housing for the hot water system and pressurised heating system. Window to the rear aspect looking over the garden, quarry tiled flooring, door through to double garage.
Sitting Room 27'2 x 16'8
Exposed timbers with stud partitioning, multiple windows overlooking the front and side gardens, stairs rising to the first floor, large understairs storage cupboard, beautiful brick inglenook fireplace with black canopy hood and metal grate, original bread oven door. Walk in alcove storage space to one side, glazed door to side garden, exposed brick floor continuing through to;
Snug 16'6 x 11'2
Exposed brick flooring, original cottage front door with window to the front aspect, stable door and window to the side garden, brick inglenook fireplace with raised hearth, storage alcove to one side, exposed timbers, steps up to;
Study 12'1 x 9'6
Dual aspect with windows to the front and side aspect, tiled flooring, exposed timbers and vaulted ceiling
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Stairs rising from the music room, built in storage, window overlooking the front aspect, exposed timbers, doors leading off to;
Bedroom One 18'6 x 12'5
With windows to the side and rear aspect, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, spotlights and eaves storage.
Dressing area 10'4 x 6'4
Window to the front aspect, oak flooring with hatch from entrance hall two deep double wardrobes, door to;
Ensuite Bathroom 10'4max x 7'3
Comprising a panelled bath with chrome tap and hand held shower attachment, separate shower enclosure with drencher style head, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and WC and oak flooing.
Bedroom Two 16'3 max x 15'2
Window to the rear aspect, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and window, oak flooring, built in book case and wardrobe
Bedroom Three 13'2 x 8'6
Landing area with window to the side aspect, exposed brick chimney breast and timbers, open to bedroom area fitted with cupboard, window to the front aspect. Door to;
Ensuite Bathroom 9'3 x 6'4 max
Fitted with WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, small panelled bath with traditional style tap and shower head attachment
Bedroom Four 16'6 x 9'9
Window to the front aspect, exposed beams
Family Bathroom 9'3 x 8'7
Comprising a large panelled bath with tiled surround, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, WC, shelved storage cupboard and exposed timbers.
To the front of the cottage is a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for a number of vehicles. There are mature trees and grassland to one side of the driveway (60' x 55') with a large concealed pond, scope to extend the driveway or have additional garaging/annexe subject to planning. Mature planted beds lead to the front door with a beautiful climbing rose frames the solid wood door.
To the rear of the house is a paved terrace with climbing vine pergola, meadow planted beds and laid to lawn area with mature conifers creating a beautifully secluded garden with a garden shed. A pebbled path leads round the side of the cottage to a further secluded garden with laid to lawn areas, mature trees and shrubbery.
Garage 9'8 x 18'5
Two pairs of timber double doors. Solid screed and painted floor. Suitable for use as aworkshop with light and power connected.
Monks Corner Cottage is located in the heart of the popular and picturesque village of Great Sampford which has an award winning primary school, local pub, 2 churches, a recreation area for children, a tennis court and a cricket pitch. For more extensive shopping facilities, the market town of Saffron Walden is within 7.5 miles or alternatively Gt Dunmow is within 10 miles to the South. London Commuters are particularly well served by road or rail with services to London's Liverpool Street from Audley End Station about 51minutes. The M11 (Junction 8) is within 14 miles providing access to Stansted Airport and the M25.