5 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in Wicken Bonhunt
An attractive and spacious 5 bedroom period cottage, occupying a large mature plot extending to approximately 0.75 acres, located in the idyllic and quiet village of Wicken Bonhunt.
- 5 Bedrooms
- Stunning period cottage
- 0.75 acres of land
- Planning permission for detached garage/annexe
- Sought after village location
2 Rectory Cottages is an attractive 5-bedroom semi-detached period cottage, which has been thoughtfully extended and refurbished to create a stylish and spacious family home. The property occupies a wonderful position occupying a large mature plot extending to approximately 0.75 acres, located in the idyllic and quiet village of Wicken Bonhunt, just 5 minutes from Newport, and its amenities and transport links, with regular trains taking 60 minutes to London Liverpool Street. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor of 4 large reception rooms, including stunning open plan dining room with vaulted ceiling, stylish fitted kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor, there is a master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en suite shower room, 4 further good-sized bedrooms and family bathroom. The property further benefits from super-fast broadband and planning permission already granted for a detached double garage with annex over. In detail the accommodation comprises:
Oak entrance door and double-glazed window to the front aspect. Part-glazed door to:
Staircase rising to the first floor and doors to adjoining rooms.
SNUG 15' 1" x 11' 11" (4.6m x 3.64m)
Double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, fireplace housing log burner, fitted alcove shelving and cupboards, wood flooring.
FAMILY ROOM 15' 2" x 12' 1" (4.64m x 3.7m)
Double glazed window to the front aspect, wood flooring and door to under stairs cupboard. Opening to:
SITTING ROOM 17' 3" x 13' 3" (5.27m x 4.06m)
Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the rear aspect and double-glazed French doors opening to the rear patio. Recessed spotlights and modern wood flooring. Leads through to:
DINING ROOM 13' 8" x 11' 9" (4.17m x 3.6m)
Stunning room with vaulted ceiling with two Velux windows and double-glazed windows and two sets of French doors leading to the rear patio. Open plan to:
KITCHEN 15' 8" x 12' 7" (4.8m x 3.86m)
Fitted with a range of solid wood base and eye level units with quartz worktops, incorporating a stainless-steel sink unit with tiled splashbacks, integrated fridge and dishwasher, electric Rangemaster with five ring hob and extractor over. There is also a breakfast bar with woodwork top, incorporating useful pan drawers. Recessed spotlights and double-glazed windows to the front aspect and door leading to:
UTILITY ROOM 11' 3" x 9' 3" (3.44m x 2.82m)
Fitted with base and eye level units, stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, double glazed window to the front aspect and part-glazed door to the side. Further doors to coat cupboard, airing cupboard and cloakroom.
Suite comprising ceramic wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, low level WC and double glazed window to the rear aspect.
Loft hatch to loft access, two double glazed windows to the rear aspect and doors to adjoining rooms.
BEDROOM 2 15' 9" x 11' 11" (4.82m x 3.64m)
Feature fireplace, built-in wardrobes, and double-glazed windows to front and rear aspects.
BEDROOM 3 12' 0" x 12' 1" (3.68m x 3.69m)
Feature fireplace, built-in storage, and double-glazed window to the front aspect.
BEDROOM 1 13' 3" x 13' 1" (4.05m x 4m)
Built-in wardrobes, vaulted ceiling with Velux windows and double-glazed window to the rear aspect. Door to:
EN SUITE 8' 6" x 3' 10" (2.6m x 1.18m)
Suite comprising ceramic wash basin with vanity unit, low level WC, large walk-in shower enclosure, tiled flooring, and double-glazed window to the side aspect.
BEDROOM 4 12' 0" x 11' 11" (3.66m x 3.65m)
Feature fireplace and double-glazed window to the front aspect.
FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 1" x 7' 5" (2.78m x 2.27m)
Suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splashbacks, ceramic wash basin with vanity cupboards beneath, corner shower enclosure, low level WC, laminate wood flooring, heated towel rail and double-glazed window to the rear aspect.
BEDROOM 511' 5" x 6' 7" (3.5m x 2.03m)
Double glazed window to the front aspect.
Mains drainage and water are connected. Heating is oil fired. EPC rating is C69.
To the front of the property there is a large garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and off-street parking for several vehicles. There is gated access to the rear garden which has a paved terrace, ideal for al fresco entertaining, a number of raised beds and mature trees. Steps lead up to the remainder of the garden which is predominantly laid to lawn. In addition, there is planning permission already granted for a double garage/annexe.
2 Rectory Cottages is situated in the heart of this popular village, set amongst pleasant open countryside on the Essex/Hertfordshire border. The village is conveniently located for the commuter to London by road, either via junction 8 or 9 of the M11 and into Hertfordshire towards the A10 at Buntingford. Nearby train services into London's Liverpool Street are available at either Newport or at Audley End. There is a very popular pub, The Coach and Horses which includes the Thai restaurant, Ananta along with the thirteenth century Church of St Margaret. Other facilities including schooling are available in the nearby villages of Clavering and Newport. The market town of Saffron Walden is within 5 miles offering a good range of shops and private schools. More extensive facilities are available in either Cambridge or Bishops Stortford.