5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in London Road, Newport
A 5-bedroom detached family home in the sought after village of Newport, near Saffron Walden, and just a short walk from the station with direct rail links to London and Cambridge.
- An attractive and individual 5 bedroom family home
- Enjoying an elevated position set back from the road
- Spacious light and airy family accommodation of approximately 2428 sqft
- Off road parking and well maintained garden
- Popular village location within walking distance of amenities, primary and secondary schools
- 3 minutes walk from mainline station with frequent and direct services into London and Cambridge
White Lodge is an individual detached family home, enjoying an elevated position, ideally located within the attractive and well served village of Newport, where there are 2 good schools, a range of shops, pubs, services and a station with frequent direct rail links to London and Cambridge.
The property location combines the convenience of proximity to amenities with the benefits of country living. Just a 3-minute walk to the station and a 5 to 10 minute walk to the local schools and shops. In addition, the beautiful medieval town of Saffron Walden, with its un spoilt historic houses and thriving market, is just a 5-minute drive away.
The property itself benefits from well-proportioned rooms and lovely high ceilings throughout giving the house a wonderful sense of space and light. The characterful living accommodation comprises on the ground floor of an impressive entrance hall with exposed wood flooring, and a light and airy dual aspect sitting room, with an attractive bay window to the front aspect and an original Victorian fireplace with cast iron surround and decorative tiling. There is a good size dining room with a log burning stove and French doors leading to the rear garden, a breakfast room with a large pantry cupboard, and a kitchen fitted with a range of base and eye level units with a worksurface over incorporating a 1 ½ bowl sink unit and drainer, a large electric range cooker with extractor hood over, space for a dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. There are windows to the rear and side aspects as well as a part glazed door leading to the rear garden.
Also on the ground floor is a large cloak/utility room fitted with a WC and wash hand basin, and stairs from the ground floor lead down to a useful cellar, which is currently used as a music room but could also prove a useful space for an office or snug/family room.
On the first floor the property benefits from 5 bedrooms, including 3 good size double bedrooms and 2 generous single bedrooms, and a family bathroom which is fitted with a paneled bath, wash hand basin and an enclosed corner shower cubicle. There is also a separate WC and all the rooms are accessed off a bright and spacious landing.
The property is set in an elevated position set back from the road sitting behind a spacious driveway which provides parking for a number of vehicles and is enclosed by mature trees, giving the front of the property a good sense of privacy.
Attractive brick paved steps and side pathway lead round to a rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with the brick paving continuing round to the rear of the property to provide a small patio ideal for Al Fresco Dining.
Newport is an attractive, well served and much sought after village less than 4 miles south of the historic medieval market town of Saffron Walden, featured in the Sunday Times 2017 "Best Places to Live" selection. Newport village has a mainline station providing direct and frequent rail services to London Liverpool Street and central London (1 hour journey time) and Cambridge (24 minutes journey time). Rail stations at Audley end and Stansted Mountfitchet are also just a few minutes drive away. In addition to excellent rail links, the village also benefits from regular bus services to a number of surrounding locations such as Saffron Walden and Bishops Stortford. Stansted airport is 8.6 miles away. The M11 can be accessed at Junction 8, Bishops Stortford, 10 miles away.
In addition to great connections, the village also has a highly rated primary school, Newport Primary School and a successful secondary school, Joyce Frankland Academy. County High School in Saffron Walden is also within easy reach being just 3.5 miles away. In addition to 2 public houses and an Indian restaurant, Newport is also served by a GP surgery, pharmacy, general store and post office, baker, hairdresser, barber, beauty salon, nursery, florist, 2 churches and 2 garages. Waitrose, Tesco and Aldi supermarkets are all within a 10 minute drive.
Centered around an architecturally rich and varied historic high street, Newport village is surrounded by countryside and offers a wide range of scenic walks, many of which feature on the Saffron Trail. Other local attractions include Audley End House and the beautiful market town of Saffron Walden, a 5 minute drive away, with its quaint, unspoiled medieval houses, a wide range of independent shops and eateries, a thriving market and a full range of amenities.
EPC Rating: Band B
Council Tax: Band F
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