Wimbish, Saffron Walden
Main DescriptionAn attractive 5 bedroom family home of character occupying a good size plot in an idyllic setting tucked away down this quiet country lane.
ACCOMMODATION Ivy Cottage is a delightful detached period home believed to date back to 1840 occupying a large plot with delightful gardens and a beautiful outlook over the surrounding countryside. The property has been sympathetically extended over the years to provide spacious light living accommodation, beautifully presented throughout. In detail the accommodation comprises:-
GROUND FLOOR PORCH 6' 1" x 3' 6" (1.85m x 1.07m)
Solid oak entrance door, window to the front aspect, terracotta flooring, door to;
DINING AREA 13' 6" x 12' 0" (4.11m x 3.66m)
Dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear aspect enjoying views over the garden, stairs rising to first floor, oak flooring, door to kitchen and open on to;
RECEPTION ROOM 23' 4" x 19' 3" (7.11m x 5.87m)
Maximum L-shaped measurement. A bright and spacious dual aspect room windows and double doors leading onto the patio and rear garden and window to the front. There is a large feature fireplace with brick hearth, mantle piece, door to rear lobby.
L-SHAPED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 3" x 10' 7" (5.87m x 3.25m) Fitted with a range of base and eye level units with work surface over, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, induction Neff hob with pull out extractor, eye level double Bosch oven, ground level oil fired boiler. Dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear aspect, exposed timbers to the ceiling, tiled flooring, area for breakfast table, door to;
UTILITY ROOM 23' 8" x 5' (7.21m x 1.52m)
Fitted with a work surface and eye level units over, space for larder style freezer and under counter fridge, space and plumbing for full size dishwasher and washing machine, water softener, full size storage cupboard, tiled flooring throughout, door and window with obscure glass panels leading out to the front, skylight, barn door to garden, door to;
Comprising two piece suite, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, obscure window to the garden, tiled flooring.
REAR LOBBY Stairs rising to landing 2,
window to the front aspect and door to garage.
INTEGRAL GARAGE & WORKSHOP 32' 6" x 13' (9.91m x 3.96m) max
A large garage with up and over door to the front, window and door to the rear garden. Subject to gaining the necessary building regs/planning permission there may be scope to develop this in to further accommodation.
Window to the rear aspect enjoying views to open countryside, doors to;
BEDROOM 1 19' 4" x 10' 7" (5.89m x 3.23m)
Dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear enjoying pleasant views to both, door leading through to:
SHOWER ROOM 8' 3" x 6' 2" (2.51m x 1.88m)
'Jack and Jill' style with door to landing, obscured window to the rear aspect, fitted with a three piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, curved corner shower cubicle.
BEDROOM 2 15' 10" x 10' 7" (4.83m x 3.23m)
L-shaped room. Double glazed window to the front aspect.
FAMILY BATHROOM 8' x 7' 7" (2.44m x 2.31m)
Currently fitted with a three piece suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin, free standing roll top bath with decorative feet and centrally located taps with shower attachment. Heated towel rail, wood flooring, obscure window to rear aspect.
BEDROOM 4/OFFICE 11' 4" x 6' 6" (3.45m x 1.98m)
Window to the front aspect, over stairs storage cupboard, access to loft.
Access to bedroom 3, bedroom 5 and shower room.
BEDROOM 3 12' 8" x 10' 9" (3.86m x 3.28m)
Window to the front aspect , a range of built in wardrobes, access to the loft.
BEDROOM 5 11' 9" x 6' 2" (3.58m x 1.88m)
Window to the rear aspect enjoying views over the garden and open countryside.
The property is situated down a pleasant road, there is a driveway providing parking for 3-4 cars comfortably which then leads to the up and over door of the integral garage. The front of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature shrubs and plants, a path leading to front door. In the rear garden there is a terrace whilst the majority of the garden is laid to lawn with mature raised beds and planters, a further patio, plum tree, shed and compost heap. The garden has been maintained to a high standard by the current owners over the years and enjoys open views to the rear.
DIRECTIONS From Saffron Walden take the B184 towards Thaxted and at Howlett End (just after the Elder Street turning on the right), turn left following signs to Wimbish Green. Continue on the lower road and at Rayments Farm turn right - signposted to Wimbish Green. Follow the road round and Ivy Cottage will be found on the right hand side.