5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Wayback, Saffron Walden, Essex

Under Offer £890,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Plot of approximately 1/3rd acre in central location
  • Internal floor space - approximately 2075 square feet, 193 square metres
  • Five bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room upstairs; 3rd WC downstairs
  • Utility/laundry room
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Garage and off-street parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

STANDING IN APPROXIMATELY ONE-THIRD-OF-AN-ACRE GARDENS, WITHIN A FEW MINUTES' WALK OF SAFFRON WALDEN TOWN CENTRE. This fine, 5 bedroom town property offers convenience and, what you are all looking for, that extra bit of garden! Situated in a cul-de-sac in The Wayback, just off the common near the centre of Saffron Walden, the property comprises two exceptionally large reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room, with the benefit of gas-fired central heating. The property has extensive gardens with mature trees, shrubs and patio areas, and a sweeping gravelled driveway. This is a family home to enjoy!

Standing in a plot of one third of an acre within a few minutes' walk of Saffron Walden town centre, this double-fronted five bedroom detached property is an ideal family house. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac just off the common, the house combines easy access to the facilities of the bustling market town with a high degree of tranquillity. The house is unusually spacious for the centre of Saffron Walden comprising two exceptionally large reception rooms, five bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and a utility/laundry room. The gardens are a particular feature: the high beech hedge and other planting at the front screens the house from the street and the rear gardens (approx. 100 ft. x 100 ft) have mature trees and shrubs and a paved patio.

Saffron Walden is a thriving market town set in the rolling countryside of north-west Essex. This historic town, with its ancient market square and timbered and pargetted medieval buildings, has been rightly called 'a hidden gem, yet is within easy commuting distance of both London and Cambridge.

Visitors come from around the country to see the town's many attractions including two mazes (one in the lovely Bridge End Gardens), the Fry Art Gallery, 15th C St Mary's - one of the largest parish churches in England, and the remains of a Norman castle; and the Jacobean Audley End House and grounds, managed by English Heritage, is a short walk from the town centre. A newer attraction is Saffron Hall, which has a programme of performances by internationally renowned musicians.
As well as being a beautiful place to visit, Saffron Walden is a great place to live for all ages. There are superb leisure facilities, including gym, swimming pool, sports grounds and cinema. The shopping is excellent: together with the usual chains and supermarkets (including Waitrose) there is a good range of independents, including the new Hart's bookshop, run by Daunts, and a twice-weekly market.
All of the town's primary schools have been rated as either 'good' or 'outstanding' by Ofsted; and Saffron Walden County High, the local secondary school and sixth form, is rated as 'outstanding'.

Transport links are good. From Audley End Station there are 2 trains an hour (4 in rush hour) to Cambridge (15 minutes) and London: Tottenham Hale (Victoria Line tube) is 41 minutes on the fastest trains and Liverpool Street an hour. By car: Cambridge city centre can be reached in 30 minutes and Addenbrooke's hospital just 20 minutes; and the car journey to London is an hour.


FRONT DOOR 
To:

ENTRANCE HALL: 
Stairs off, understairs storage area. There is solid maple flooring throughout the ground floor.

LIVING ROOM: 
8.03m x 5.6m
This open plan 'L' shaped living room, with solid maple flooring, is light and bright, as is the rest of the house, with windows to two aspects, fireplace housing a wood burning stove, extensive built-in book shelving, French doors to patio.

KITCHEN / FAMILY ROOM: 
7.95m x 5.44m
Another light room with bay window to front and further window to rear. Fireplace with wood burning stove and large dining area. The kitchen has an extensive range of built-in units, including a four-ring gas hob, built-in ovens space for fridge freezer and plumbing for dishwasher. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM AND LAUNDRY ROOM: 
2.41m x 2.41m
With stainless steel sink and drainer, cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, door to garden, built-in storage cupboards, space for tumble dryer, hanging space. Door to:

CLOAKROOM: 
With low-level WC and wash basin.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR: 

LANDING: 
Landing area with hatch giving access to large attic space currently used for storage.

MASTER BEDROOM 1: 
4.57m x 4.52m
Walk-in dressing area with built-in cupboards. Window to front aspect.

BEDROOM 2: 
4.55m x 3.8m
Bay window to front aspect.

BEDROOM 3: 
4.0m x 3.25m
Window to rear aspect.

BEDROOM 4: 
3.25m x 3.1m
Window to rear aspect; airing cupboard.

BEDROOM 5: 
3.12m x 2.67m
Window to front aspect.

BATHROOM: 
2.08m x 2.06m
Three-piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and low-level WC. Access to loft space.

SHOWER ROOM: 
2.29m x 1.57m
Suite comprising shower, low-level WC, wash basin and bidet.

OUTSIDE: 
The gardens are a particular feature of this property. It is rare in Saffron Walden to have a property with so much land and we understand this is approaching one-third-of-an-acre. There is a good amount of garden to the front of the property, allowing privacy, with a high beech hedge. The rear garden is the real feature - laid out in a 'park-like' setting, with a sunny patio area adjacent to the back of the house, steps up to the lawns, with many mature trees and shrubs. There is a garage (27'3" x 8'10") with up-and-over door and further parking for two cars in the gravelled driveway.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: 
For further information on the local area and services, log onto www.uttlesford.gov.uk

COUNCIL TAX: 
Band F.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Audley End (2.4 mi)
  • Great Chesterford (3.3 mi)
  • Newport (Essex) (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Kevin Henry, Saffron Walden

1 Market Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1JB

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Nearest stations

  • Audley End (2.4 mi)
  • Great Chesterford (3.3 mi)
  • Newport (Essex) (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Kevin Henry, Saffron Walden

1 Market Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1JB

01799 795006 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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