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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shortgrove, Newport

Sold by Us £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Four Bedroom
  • Gated Development in Shortgrove Estate
  • Two Mainline Train Stations Nearby
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Walled Garden
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

The property occupies a truly outstanding location right in the heart of the beautiful landscaped 'Shortgrove Park Estate', on the edge of the pretty village of Newport, Essex and conveniently located within easy access of the M11 Motorway and London Stansted Airport. The mainline railway stations at Audley End and Newport are within cycling distance, only 1.5 miles away, which makes this property ideal if commuting.

Excellent schooling is available in nearby Saffron Walden and the University City of Cambridge consistently ranking among the top educational establishments in the country.
The property is accessed via private tree lined driveways. From the West you approach the property through a pair of very imposing wrought iron gates and over a delightful Adam hump backed bridge, meandering through the beautiful parkland leading up to the private gated development where The Barn can be found. An additional driveway heading North connects to the B1383 making shopping trips to the nearby market town of Saffron Walden very convenient. 


COVERED PORCH With windows to either side and step leading to front door. 

ENTRANCE DOOR Leading into: 

VAULTED ENTRANCE HALL 16' 9" x 10' 4" (5.11m x 3.15m) A wonderful entrance with stairs rising to first floor, original brick flooring, skylights, understairs storage cupboard and one cloaks cupboard, glass door to sitting room. Opening to: 

ADDITIONAL HALL AREA 19' 9" x 3' (6.02m x 0.91m) Door to kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom, glazed door to dining room, a range of deep utility cupboards with space and plumbing for washing machine with stacked tumble dryer over, another utility cupboard housing a full size fridge/freezer, microwave and oven with additional shelving, full height storage cupboard housing the water softener and additional high level storage cupboards, original brick block flooring. 

CLOAKROOM Fitted with low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, original brick block flooring and wall heater. 


SITTING ROOM 25' 6" x 15' 7" (7.77m x 4.75m) A wonderfully proportioned room which is divided into two areas. The first area has a feature fireplace with an electric fire, exposed timbers, two secondary glazed windows overlooking the front garden and central lawn.

The other area has a secondary glazed window with deep window sill, double glazed door to garden room. 

BOILER ROOM This is a well proportioned area which could be developed further, ground level oil fired boiler, eye level cupboard and light. Double glazed doors opening into: 

GARDEN ROOM 13' x 11' (3.96m x 3.35m) This is a bright and spacious room with a range of double glazed windows and double doors which lead onto the private walled garden, tiled flooring, full height shelving recess. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 10' 10" x 9' 10" (3.3m x 3m) The kitchen area is fitted with a range of base and eye level units with worktop over, stainless steel sink and double drainer, space and plumbing for full sized dishwasher, Electrolux eye level oven with separate Hotpoint hob, space for low level fridge, brick flooring, serving hatch to dining room. The secondary glazed window enjoys a lovely view to the front aspect. Opening into: 

BREAKFAST AREA 9' 10" x 7' 6" (3m x 2.29m) Secondary glazed windows to the front enjoying the same view, brick flooring. 

DINING ROOM 16' x 10' 9" (4.88m x 3.28m) Brick flooring, two obscure eye level windows to rear, secondary glazed window to front, serving hatch to kitchen. 


GALLERIED LANDING A lovely open space with large skylight to rear and front, the area could be developed further to create another room (STPP), doors to all first floor rooms, two access points to loft, door to airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving, another full height storage cupboard plus a walk in cupboard with a range of shelving and light. 

BEDROOM 1 15' 3" x 13' (4.65m x 3.96m) A bright dual aspect room with secondary glazed window to side overlooking the garden, a wall of built in wardrobes which are built into eaves, skylight to front. 

BEDROOM 2 15' 7" x 10' 10" (4.75m x 3.3m) Skylight to front, exposed timbers, walk in wardrobe with light and hanging rail. 

BEDROOM 3 18' 1" x 6' 9" (5.51m x 2.06m) Two secondary glazed windows to front aspect, exposed timbers and another skylight to front. 

BATHROOM 8' 9" x 5' 7" (2.67m x 1.7m) Fitted with a three piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, deep panelled bath with jets plus independent shower over, curtain rail and curtain, extractor fan, spotlights, fully tiled, tiled flooring, white heated towel rail, and exposed timber. 

BATHROOM 2 8' 7" x 6' (2.62m x 1.83m) Fitted with a four piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, deep panelled bath with separate independent shower over, fully tiled, shavers point, curtain rail and curtain, skylight to rear. 

BEDROOM 4 8' 8" x 6' 9" (2.64m x 2.06m) Has been recently used as an office but could be a single bedroom and has got secondary glazed window to front aspect. 

OUTSIDE The Barn is part of a select gated development, approached through wrought iron gates. There is a communal area of grass, shingled drive provides ample parking for 2-3 cars, with an area of lawn which is owned by the Barn to the front. The property is leasehold (approx. 964 years left).

There is a private walled garden with patio and mature shrubs and plants on the borders, lawned area, shed plus gate to the front. 

AGENT'S NOTE Please note that this property is currently vacant, however the internal images displayed in this brochure were taken when the property was occupied. 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Agents.  

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