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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Arkesden Road, Clavering, Saffron Walden, Essex

Offers in Region of £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Shower room and magnificent first floor family bathroom
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Country kitchen with breakfast / dining area
  • Beautiful conservatory
  • Backing onto meadowland
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Heavily timbered
  • With approximately one acre of paddocks and stabling
  • NOT listed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

IN BEAUTIFUL CLAVERING! A delightful, four bedroom, period cottage backing onto countryside. Your chance to live in one of the most picturesque villages in north-west Essex.

IN BEAUTIFUL CLAVERING! A delightful, four bedroom, period cottage backing onto countryside with the added advantage of, in the region of, an acre of paddock with stabling. Your change to live in one of the most picturesque villages in north-west Essex.

Clavering is arguably one of the most popular and picturesque villages in Essex. It has a very good primary school, excellent village shop / post office, two pubs / restaurants, village hall, fine parish church, remains of an old castle, cricket ground and recreation ground. The fine old market town of Saffron Walden is approximately 5 miles to the east, with Bishop's Stortford to the south. The M11 access points and mainline railway stations, with trains to Liverpool Street, are within easy reach.

From Saffron Walden, travel through the village of Newport and on into the village of Clavering. Before the sharp left-hand bend with The Cricketers public house on your right-hand side, turn right and continue on for approximately 300 yards and the property will be found on the right-hand side opposite a brick wall - look out for a yew tree in the front garden.

The property has a wide, shared driveway which is shared with the small barn conversion that the owner is retaining. Parking for the property is on the left-hand side of the driveway, adjacent to the cottage. There is ample parking for 2-3 vehicles here and, subject to highway approval, further access to the other side of the cottage. the gardens themselves are situated, in the main, to the rear of the cottage, on terraced levels, with ornamental ponds and lawns. To the rear of the garden there is approximately an acre of fenced paddock with stabling which is included in the purchase price.

The paddock is subject to a covenant to the effect that no building is allowed on the paddock.


Two built-in cupboards. Door to:

4.8m x 3.0m
Brick flooring, stairs off, understairs cupboard.

4.83m x 3.12m
Beautiful inglenook fireplace housing a hearty wood burning stove. Built-in shelving. Step up to:

4.37m x 4.42m
Brick flooring. This lovely room feels part of the garden.

3.53m x 2.95m
Situated off the dining hall - with windows to two aspects.

2.57m x 2.82m
With shelving and parquet flooring. Door to:

With low-level WC, wash basin and shower.

7.09m x 3.12m
Always the heart of the house! This beautiful kitchen is situated to the side of the property with windows to two aspects and a breakfast / dining area. Quarry tiled flooring, range of built-in pine units, built-in oven, hob and extractor hood, floor-mounted oil-fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. French doors to garden.


Airing cupboard.

3.66m x 3.1m
Windows to two aspects with lovely views; built-in wardrobe cupboard.

3.5m x 3.12m
Windows to two aspects.

3.84m x 2.4m
Window to front aspect.

4.65m x 3.66m
On two levels, this lovely bathroom has a full suite comprising panelled bath, shower, low-level WC, wash basin and bidet.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 October 2016

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