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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Yardley Hall, Walden Road, Thaxted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2RQ

Withdrawn from Market £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Completely refurbished country house in a lovely position with extensive grounds
  • Superb light and airy acoommodation with well proportioned rooms throughout
  • Well fitted Shaker style kitchen with range cooker and American style fridge/freezer
  • Modern contemporary bathroom suites throughout
  • Open fireplaces in the drawing room, dining room and study
  • Generous parking and large 3 bay garage building with storage area above

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ACCOMMODATION Yardley Hall was originally built in the late 19th Century as a farmhouse which has just undergone a complete refurbishment program throughout. The house has been subject to a major overhaul including a new roof, re-rendering, re-plastering, new windows, re-wiring, plumbing and central heating. In addition, a large orangery has been added to the eastern elevation and a recently constructed 3-bay garage with storage above. The accommodation extends to 3550 square feet over 2 floors with well laid out rooms throughout. There is a large reception hall with stairs to first floor, the dining room has a bay window to the east and an open fireplace. The generously proportioned kitchen/breakfast room has been extensively fitted with a traditional shaker style kitchen with granite work surface over and a cental island unit with an oak worktop. Supplied by Goddards of Saffron Walden incorporating an integrated dishwasher, large Rangemaster cooker plus a matching Rangemaster fridge and freezer. There is a generous study with open fireplace and the drawing room opens through to the Orangery which has Bifold doors leading out to the garden.
On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, the master bedroom with its own en-suite shower room, family bathroom and a Jack and Jill bathroom between bedrooms 2 and 3. There are fitted wardrobes in bedrooms 2 and 3. 


Reception hall, sitting room, orangery, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom.
On the first floor
Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms, family bathroom and Jack and Jill bathroom.
Garden and grounds extending to 3.13 acres incorporating a large driveway for parking and a timber framed 3-bay garage measuring 31' x 21' with storage room above.
Purchasers Choice
The successful purchaser will have a choice on the final finish of the property in respect of the flooring in the reception hall, carpeting on the first floor, flooring of the Orangery and fireplace surrounds to the open fireplaces. A PC sum has been allowed within the purchase price of £12,000 for flooring and £5,000 towards wood burning stoves.

Outside Approached over a gravel drive with a large parking and turning area in front of the house and to one side the 3 bay garage of timber frame construction, weatherboard clad under a tile roof, measuring ….. The garden and grounds are extensive, mainly laid to lawn with a wide selection of trees which include Cedar of Lebanon, a variety of specimen conifers, Scots Pine, Copper Beach, Walnut, Willow, Ash, Chestnut, Lime and Poplar trees. There is a fenced kitchen garden area with some soft fruit bushes, an area of orchard with apple, plum and pear trees. The grounds extend to 3.13 acres and along the southern boundary is the River Chelmer.

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02 September 2016

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