4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Finchingfield Road, Hempstead
A wonderful development opportunity consisting of an attractive period farmhouse currently divided into two cottages requiring modernisation and improvements. Lakehouse Farmhouse enjoys a wonderful setting located down a quiet country lane with uninterrupted views over rolling cornfields
ACCOMMODATION The house is constructed of timber frame, lathe and plaster under a tiled roof and fronts a quiet country lane surrounded by farmland on the outskirts of the village. Between the two cottages there are 3 reception rooms, 2 kitchens and 2 bathrooms, 4 double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor (see floor plan). There is ample space for extensions subject to planning consent and it is believed that the house was originally larger than at present. Surrounding the house are gardens with lawns, fruit trees and other mature trees, original garden shed, natural pond, 2 oil tanks, parking for several cars and offering ample seclusion and privacy. Additional land is available by separate negotiations.
Mains electricity and water are available. A private drainage system will need to be installed for the barns and cottages. Purchasers should make their own enquiries regarding the availability of all services.
The property is situated almost equidistant from Hempstead, Steeple Bumpstead and Cornish Hall End. The market town of Saffron Walden lies approximately 9 miles to the west and Haverhill approx 5.5 miles north both centres having a wide range of shops including supermarkets, schools, leisure, and sports facilities. Audley End station is approximately 12 miles providing a speedy frequent rail service to London Liverpool Street whilst the University City of Cambridge is approx 20 miles where there is a wider range of amenities.