Newport, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionA Beautiful Grade II Listed family home dating back to the 16th Century, ideally situated in the heart of this popular village.
ACCOMMODATION Hylcotte is an individual and wonderful Grade II listed cottage of immense character believed to date back to the mid 16th century, benefitting from wonderful period features throughout including exposed timbers and a brick inglenook fireplace. The property benefits from a rear extension which was added a few years ago which provides a superb degree of modern practically in the form of a large open plan kitchen/dining room and blends in beautifully with the period character of the original cottage. In detail the accommodation comprises a small entrance hall which opens into the sitting room with exposed timbers, inglenook fireplace and attractive stained-glass window, the sitting room opens through to the family room and there is also a ground floor bedroom/study. Leading off the sitting room is an open gallery landing area with a solid oak staircase leading to the first floor and access to the family bathroom.
The lower ground floor comprises the stunning open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors leading out to the rear terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a quality range of solid base and eye level units with a granite work surface incorporating a traditional butler sink, a 4-oven Aga, Siemens electric oven, Indesit induction hob and Bosch dishwasher. There is a separate utility room off the dining area which has a butler sink and plumbing for a washing machine and benefits from a walk-in larder. There is also a rear entrance lobby which provides a further utility area with space for a tumble dryer.
On the first floor the property comprises of two bedrooms including a wonderful master bedroom with exposed timbers, original wood flooring, fitted wardrobes and drawer units and benefits from a good size en suite shower room.
The property benefits from a attractive enclosed garden and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, bushes and well stocked borders. There is a paved patio area set off the kitchen accessed from a set of French doors and a pretty brick path leads down to the paved parking area.