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Lantern Cottage axted Road, Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex

Lantern Cottage î “axted Road, Wimbish, Saron Walden, Essex The property is situated in the small village of Howlett End, Wimbish, which has its own inn / restaurant, primary school, parish church and recreation ground. The fine old market town of Saffron Walden is four miles to the north, with Thaxted approximately three miles to the south and the M11 access points and mainline railway stations (with trains to Liverpool Street) within easy reach. This is a very large and spacious, period, country residence, which has been very skilfully extended to combine 'old world' charm with all 'mod-cons'. There are four reception rooms, a large cloakroom, utility room and kitchen / breakfast room on the ground floor, with a large master bedroom suite, with ensuite bathroom, together with a further guest bedroom and ensuite bathroom and a further family bathroom. There are five bedrooms and a separate one bedroom annexe, which could, of course, be used for offices and a number of any other uses. The property has had parked over 30 cars before now and there is a long in-and-out drive together with an adjoining garage. The grounds are a feature of the property, being in excess of half-an-acre, backing onto open farmland and including a small wooded area. It is a property of great character, but very practical accommodation and is very well located for Saffron Walden and commuting to London.

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ENTRANCE DOOR to: ENTRANCE HALL: Opening up to first floor ceiling height with an array of exposed beams, wooden flooring and stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboard, radiator. CLOAKROOM: Very spacious, with tiled flooring, low-level WC, pedestal washbasin, connection for shower, and recessed lighting. LIVING ROOM: 23' x 12'10" (7m x 3.9m) A wonderful room with exposed beams, door to lovely garden area, inglenook style fireplace housing wood burner, two radiators, TV aerial point, telephone point, wall light points. Leading to: DRAWING ROOM: 31' x 10'3" (9.45m x 3.12m) Attractive brick piers, delightful bow window, inset lighting, and door to rear garden. DINING ROOM: 12'10" x 10'8" (3.9m x 3.25m) Exposed beams, wood flooring, wall lights, and radiator. KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: BREAKFAST AREA: 12'2" x 9'11" (3.7m x 3.02m) Inset lighting, wall light points, door to side access, radiator. KITCHEN: 12'9" x 8'10" (3.89m x 2.7m) Fitted with a good range of base and eye-level solid wood faced units with ceramic sink, space for Range cooker with large extractor hood over, built-in dishwasher, fitted fridge, stable doors to rear garden. UTILITY ROOM: Tiled flooring, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge freezer, wall-mounted gasfired boiler providing hot water for central heating and domestic usage. ON THE FIRST FLOOR: SPACIOUS LANDING: 15'7" x 9'9" (4.75m x 2.97m) With views over open countryside, recessed lighting, large walk-in airing cupboard, exposed beams over the stairs. MASTER BEDROOM SUITE: 21'2" x 13' (6.45m x 3.96m) With window to front and rear overlooking countryside, TV aerial point, access to loft, two radiators. EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath with 'telephone' shower attachment, pedestal washbasin, low-level WC, lovely views over open countryside, radiator and extractor fan. BEDROOM 2: 12'10" x 12' (3.9m x 3.66m) Exposed beams, radiator.

BEDROOM 3: 12'5" x 10'4" (3.78m x 3.15m) Exposed beams, radiator. BEDROOM 4: 11'8" x 10' (3.56m x 3.05m) Recessed lighting. GUEST SUITE / BEDROOM 5: 11'2" x 10'10" (3.4m x 3.3m) Exposed beams, radiator. EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath with 'telephone' shower attachment, low-level WC, pedestal washbasin, wall tiling, radiator. FAMILY BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal washbasin, low-level WC, floor and wall tiling, views over open countryside, radiator. BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath, low-level WC and washbasin. SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and gas are connected. Private drainage. COUNCIL TAX: Band F - ÂŁ2122.67 per annum. DIRECTIONS: From Saffron Walden, take the Thaxted Road out of town and after just a few miles you will arrive in Howlett End. Drive through the village and as you start heading downhill the property will be found on the left hand side. SEPARATE ANNEXE: Comprising: LIVING ROOM: 13'10" x 11'1" (4.22m x 3.38m) Storage heater. KITCHENETTE: With base units, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for fridge, electric cooker point. BATHROOM: Comprising panelled bath, low-level WC and washbasin. BEDROOM: 9'11" x 8'1" (3.02m x 2.46m) AGENT'S NOTE: This is tended to be used for storage and could do with a little updating. OUTSIDE: The gardens are a feature of the property, extending in all to over half-an-acre. To the front there is a long, sweeping in-and-out gravel driveway and there is also gated access to the adjoining DOUBLE GARAGE. The property has parked over 30 cars before now. The gardens themselves are beautifully laid out, with a lovely small suntrap with flower beds, shrubs etc. Generally, it is to sweeping lawns leading down to the southern boundary where there is a small wooded area. The property enjoys far reaching country views almost all around. AGENT'S NOTE: Malcolm Linscott, owner of the property, is employed by Kevin Henry Estate Agents.

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Lantern Cottage, Saffron Walden  

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