6 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Borough Lane, Saffron Walden
A truly wonderful and rarely available 5/6 bedroom detached family home, benefiting from a self contained 1 bedroom annexe, sitting on an extremely generous plot. Located on this much sought after road, ideally located just a short distance from the town centre and the County High School.
ACCOMMODATION Southdene is an individual 5/6 bedroom detached Edwardian family home of excellent
proportions sitting on a generous plot with stunning mature gardens, constructed of attractive red brick and clad elevations under a tiled roof. The property has been lovingly maintained by the current owners, who have occupied the property for some 30 years creating a delightful,
homely feel. The property occupies a superb position on this much sought after residential road, ideally situated within easy reach of Saffron Walden town centre and just a short walk
from the variety of highly regarded local schooling.
This wonderful family home provides beautiful and characterful living accommodation, typical of a property from it's era, with the accommodation spread over three floors and extending to approximately 2700 square feet. The property offers a great degree of versatility, including a recently refurbished, self-contained 1 bedroom annexe and useful loft rooms which provides stunning views over Saffron Walden and countryside beyond. The property boasts many original features throughout, including attractive cast iron fireplaces throughout, original sash windows and the original Edwardian servants bell system.
In detail on the ground floor the property benefits from attractive entrance hall with stairs leading to first floor as well as to the cellar and associated store room. From the entrance
hall doors lead off to an front reception room with large bay window to the front aspect and original fireplace, a dining room with matching bay window to the front aspect, original fireplace and exposed wood flooring. The kitchen is set to the rear of the property and is fitted with base and eye level units with work surface over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit,
and space for a gas rang cooker with extractor hood above set within the original chimney breast. There is a useful separate utility room adjoining the kitchen access from a rear hallway
with a glazed door giving access to the rear garden as well leading to a cloakroom, and a study with window providing attractive views down the garden. A door from the rear hall
also provides access to the annexe.
The first floor benefits from 4 double bedrooms including a principle bedroom suite with en suite, comprising of a panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. There is also a family bathroom on the first floor comprising of a panelled bath, wash hand basin and WC. Stairs to from the first floor landing provide access the 2nd floor which provides a further bedroom and storage space. The annexe provides on the ground floor a good size reception room to the rear, with attractive bay window and glazed door leading to the rear garden and a door to the side, providing an independent access and a refitted kitchen. Stairs in a central hallway leading to the first floor accommodation where there
is a double bedroom with en suite shower room. A first floor landing also provides an access to the main first floor accommodation via bedroom four.
The property boasts a pleasant location set back from the road, sitting behind an enclosed front garden, with a small lawn area and a variety of mature trees and hedging, with a gravelled driveway providing off road parking. There is a side passage providing access to the rear. The mature and attractive rear garden is of an extremely generous size and is laid mainly to lawn together with a variety of well stocked flower beds and borders and an array of mature shrubs, trees and bushes. There is a small patio area to the rear of the property, providing a lovely area for Al Fresco dining and the garden is also benefits from a charming, detached summer house.