4 Bedroom Cottage for sale in Rickling Green
A truly wonderful and attractive Grade II Listed 4-bedroom cottage, occupying a delightful position, well located within this popular and picturesque village.
- Beautiful detached period property
- 4 good sized bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- An abundance of character and charm
- Detached garage and driveway
- Large garden
- Idyllic village location
Well Cottage is a wonderful 4 bedroom detached Grade II Listed home, ideally located and nestled away in the heart of this highly popular village, set off the pretty village green and just a short walk to the highly regarded village primary school. This delightful family home has been well maintained by the current owners, including a recent re-thatch and benefits from an abundance of period character and charm, with an array of original features, including attractive exposed timbers throughout and an original chimney in the living room.
As well as offering the character and charm one would expect from a property of its age, the property also offers a superb mix of modern day flexibility, benefitting from three reception rooms, including a large sitting room, a family room and a garden room. The property also enjoys a good amount of natural light flowing through the home, providing a delightful blend of cottage charm with modern day practicality.
Outside the property benefits from ample off-road parking to the front, and a delightful mature enclosed garden to the rear, which boasts stunning open country views. In detail, the accommodation comprises: -
Entrance door, staircase rising to the first floor and doors to adjoining rooms.
SITTING ROOM 23' 7" x 14' 11" (7.19m x 4.57m)
Dual aspect room with windows to the front and side aspects, feature redbrick fireplace with log burner, attractive exposed beams and open studwork, carpeted flooring, door to kitchen.
FAMILY ROOM 13' 10" x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.23m)
Large window to the front aspect, wood flooring, exposed beams and stud work, and double doors leading through to the garden room.
KITCHEN 14' 1" x 11' 8" (4.3m x 3.58m)
Fitted with a range of base and eye level units with work surface over, incorporating a ceramic sink and drainer unit and mixer tap, electric Rangemaster oven with five ring gas hob and extractor hood over, tiled flooring, and windows to the side and rear aspects.
SHOWER ROOM 6' 3" x 5' 10" (1.91m x 1.79m)
Comprising pedestal wash basin, low level WC, corner shower enclosure and window to the rear aspect.
GARDEN ROOM 15' 7" x 7' 0" (4.77m x 2.14m)
Dual aspect room with windows to the rear and side aspects and Velux window providing a good degree of natural light, wooden flooring and door opening to the rear garden.
Doors to adjoining rooms and storage cupboards.
BEDROOM 1 14' 5" x 14' 1" (4.4.m x 4.3m)
Built-in wardrobes and window to the rear aspect
BEDROOM 2 12' 8" x 12' 1" (3.87m x 3.7m)
Window to the front aspect.
BEDROOM 3 12' 0" x 10' 9" (3.68m x 3.3m)
Windows to the front and side aspects.
BEDROOM 4 9' 9" x 7' 8" (2.98m x 2.34m)
Window to the side aspect.
FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 0" x 6' 3" (3.36m x 1.92m)
Suite comprising pedestal wash basin, low level WC, corner bath, wooden flooring, radiator and windows to the rear and side aspects.
To the front of the property is a driveway providing parking for several vehicles and access to the detached single garage. To the rear of the property is a paved terrace, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining, with the rest of the garden being predominantly laid to lawn, and a further raised, decked terrace to the rear with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside.
Rickling Green is an attractive hamlet just south of Saffron Walden with a popular, traditional pub and cricket green and is within easy reach of mainline rail stations Stansted, Audley End and Bishops Stortford as well as benefitting form a frequent bus service to Saffron Walden, Bishop's Stortford or Stansted Airport. There is a primary school, inn/restaurant, and a Parish Church in Rickling and the adjoining village of Quendon. The market town of Saffron Walden is 6 miles offering good shopping, coffee shops and restaurants, along with many popular high street retailers, including Waitrose and a twice weekly thriving market. The towns leisure facilities include an 18-hole golf course, the cinema and an 800 seat concert hall. The village of Stansted, 2 miles south, has a range of amenities including a church, inns, shops, a post office, excellent schools and even a castle and museum. It has its own railway station, with a fast service into London's Liverpool Street (Stansted Express), to Stratford and to Cambridge. Bishops Stortford Approximately 5 miles away, which also has a main line station, various shopping facilities and schooling for all ages. The M11 motorway (junction 8) is approximately 5.5 miles south, also giving access to Stansted Airport. The A11 and Cambridge are to the north.
All main services are connected. Central heating is oil fired.