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Saffron Walden is a traditional market town in Essex, situated close to Bishops Stortford and Cambridge. Based on the High Street, Intercounty estate agents in Saffron Walden provide residential property services across the town and local Essex area.
Sellers – If you are looking to sell your home then contact Intercounty to arrange a free property valuation in Saffron Walden and to talk to our agents about how we will market your home.
Landlords – We provide a residential property management service and can help find you a suitable tenant in Saffron Walden. Free rental valuations are available so please speak to one of the lettings team today.
Buyers and tenants will find a range of properties in the local area. Intercounty estate agents in Saffron Walden are pleased to offer a range of attractive homes in and around the town, which includes cottages, detached family homes and larger country homes. For those looking for property with land we can also help.
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The town has excellent road links to Cambridge and London via the M11, and makes an excellent location for commuters who are looking for a more rural home location without the need to sacrifice easy access to the city for work. Regular trains to London Liverpool Street also run from Audley End station, just 3 miles from the town, and London’s third international airport sits conveniently to the south at nearby Stansted.
Saffron Walden has a rich heritage of old buildings reflecting its wealth as a rural market town, a market has been held here since 1141 and markets are nowadays held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Shopping in the High Street offers a diverse assortment of independent shops, some old and some new, including butchers and greengrocers, boutiques and an array of restaurants.
The museum is of particular interest, as the collections are housed in one of the oldest purpose built museum buildings in the country. Completed in 1835, the grounds of the museum are the ruins of the castle keep which date back to the 1130s or 1140s.
Saffron Walden’s common is the oldest of town’s open spaces and on its eastern side is the largest labyrinth still surviving in Europe. Children of all ages enjoy following the “path” through the turf which winds for about 100’ (30.05m) in diameter.
The town has easy access to the nearby town of Great Dunmow, another attractive market town in the heart of rural Essex. For more information about our services please contact Intercounty estate agents in Saffron Walden today.