5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in 6 Gilbey Green, Newport, Saffron Walden
A superb 5-bedroom family home occupying a good size plot ideally situated in the heart of this popular village, and just a short walk from the station with direct rail links to London and Cambridge.
- Stunning 5-bedroom detached family home finished to a high level of specification.
- Beautiful principal bedroom with en suite bathroom.
- 4 further bedrooms and family bathroom.
- Spacious ground floor living space, including a dual aspect living room with French doors.
- Good sized plot with front and rear gardens, ample off-road parking and detached double garage.
- Village location within walking distance of amenities, primary and secondary schools.
- Just a few minutes’ walk from the mainline station with frequent services into London.
6 Gilbey Green is a substantial and rarely available 5-bedroom detached property sitting in a tucked away position within this high-quality development, which is ideally located in the very heart of the popular 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. In addition, the beautiful medieval town of Saffron Walden, with its unspoilt historic houses and thriving market, is just 5-minute drive away.
This stunning home provides well-appointed and flexible family living accommodation, providing a superb living space, ideal for modern day living requirements. Outside the property comprises a good size driveway, providing ample off-road parking, leading to a double garage. Sitting centrally in the plot, the property further benefits from two good sized gardens, situated both to the front and the rear.
In detail, the property comprises on the ground floor of a spacious entrance hall, where stairs rise to the first floor, with built in storage underneath, cloakroom, and doors leading to the adjoining rooms. There is a useful study/home office/playroom with window to the side aspect. The sitting room is a wonderful, dual aspect room filled with natural light, with large window to the front aspect and windows and French doors leading to the rear garden. There is also an attractive hearth and surround with open fireplace.
The dining area, accessed through double doors from the hallway, provides ample space for entertaining and benefits from wood flooring, and a large bay window looking out over the rear garden. The kitchen is extremely well appointed with a matching range of base and eye level units with complimentary worksurface over, incorporating a stainless-steel sink and drainer unit and integrated appliances, including an electric oven, gas hob with extractor over, and dishwasher. There is space for a large fridge/freezer. An adjoining utility room provides a separate laundry area with further storage cupboards, worktops, sink unit, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. There is also a door leading out to the side of the property.
The first-floor landing has stairs rising to the second floor, with doors leading off to 5 bedrooms and well-appointed family bathroom. The master bedroom is a stunning suite, incorporating a good range of built-in wardrobes, large double bedroom, and en suite bathroom, comprising low level wc, vanity wash hand basin, freestanding bath, and separate shower enclosure. The large family bathroom suite comprises panelled bath unit with shower over, wc and vanity wash basin.
The property sits in the far corner of this attractive residential cul-de-sac, with a driveway to one side providing off-street parking for several vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage with twin up-and-over doors. Please note, the entrance of the driveway provides shared access with the neighboring property. The property sits in the middle of the plot and is enclosed by attractive brick walling on two sides, with the remainder bordered by fencing. Both the front and rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a variety of well stocked beds and borders. A patio area set off the rear of the property, provides excellent space for outside entertaining.
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 several 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, 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.
All main services are connected.
EPC RATING: BAND D