Main DescriptionAn immaculately presented Grade II Listed farmhouse which has been lovingly extended and renovated throughout by the current owners and is finished to a remarkably high standard with underfloor heating to most of the ground floor living accommodation.
An immaculately presented Grade II Listed farmhouse which has been lovingly extended and renovated throughout by the current owners and is finished to a remarkably high standard with underfloor heating to most of the ground floor living accommodation. The property benefits from a delightful walled landscape garden with a large flagstone terrace, perfect for alfresco entertaining. The plot extends to approximately 0.25 of an acre and includes garaging for 3 cars and off road parking, an unusual benefit for a town centre location.
The entrance hall has stone flooring with underfloor heating and stairs rising to the first floor. A door leads down to the dry cellar where the pressurised water system, gas fired boiler and water softner are housed. Both the family room with inset wood burner and study are located off the hallway with windows looking to the front aspect. The impressive kitchen/dining room is to the rear of the property with a beautiful oak orangery with vaulted ceiling opening to the terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and eye level bespoke units with granite worksurface over incorporating a ceramic inset sink and drainer. There is a large stainless-steel range style cooker with feature brick surround with timber mantle, integrated dishwasher, bosch coffee maker and microwave. A door leads to the utility room with fitted cupboards, work surface and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer with a second side entrance door. In addition, there is a large storage cupboard and cloakroom fitted with a wash hand basin, and wc. The sitting room is situated in the original barn with impressive high ceilings and exposed timbers and a feature stone fireplace with inset wood burner. The room is flooded with natural light with double height windows to the rear aspect and a spiral staircase rising to the sixth bedroom. Bedroom five is located beyond the sitting room with a shower room and large double wardrobe.
To the first floor are four double bedrooms accessed off of a spacious central landing with storage cupboard and exposed timbers. The master bedroom benefits from a superb ensuite bathroom with 'his and her's' vanity unit wash hand basins, WC, roll top bath and separate shower enclosure. The remaining three bedrooms share a family bathroom comprising a large vanity style wash hand basin, tiled bath, wc and separate shower enclosure.
The farmhouse is bordered by a brick wall with gates leading to a driveway providing parking for a number of cars and access to the single and tandem garages. The beautiful gardens have been landscaped and have the advantage of a large, curved flagstone terrace following the shape of the house creating a fantastic alfresco entertaining area. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees, a kitchen garden to one side with raised planters and a gate leading to the side entrance. In total, the plot extends to 0.25 of an acre.
Situated approximately 7 miles from Saffron Walden, Thaxted is a medieval market town featuring many historic buildings, including the Guildhall and impressive St John the Baptist Church. Offering a good range of amenities including a variety of shops and a weekly market, Thaxted is one of Britain's most attractive and well preserved small towns. Its superb medieval buildings and quaint streets, many of which still bear ancient descriptive names such as Fishmarket Street, Town Street and Stoney Lane are unique. Thaxted is conveniently placed for commuters with access to the M11 on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford to the south and with mainline railway stations at Elsenham 7 miles to the west and Bishop's Stortford providing regular commuter services to London's Liverpool Street.
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
Council Tax: Band F - review pending