The only way is Essex

November 7th 2016
By: Melanie
The only way is Essex

The villages of Great Chesterford and Felsted have been named among five of the best commuter villages in the UK. The villages were recognised as two of the best villages for people working in London by Homes and Property, who stated that they were chosen because they offer quick links into London, good value homes and pretty countryside.

The village of Great Chesterford has a lot to offer, its proximity to junction 9 of the M11 between Saffron Walden and Cambridge makes it an easy commute into the capital. Commuters can also commute by train within 1 hour and 10 minutes they can be in Liverpool Street. An annual season tickets costs £5,456.

Great Chesterford has an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ rated primary school, there are some really handy village shops and two pubs. There is also a village pond, the perfect place to feed the ducks after school and a really good recreation area. It’s easy to get into Cambridge and Saffron Walden for shopping.

Felsted is a beautiful village situated between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree. Commuters can travel to Braintree, only 7 miles and will be able to travel into London within 58 minutes. The village is lined with timber buildings and period cottages. There are also several pubs, a post office, butchers and general store.

Intercounty Great Dunmow, not far from Felsted, has this rarely available Grade II listed four double bedroom Georgian family house with a wealth of features and the added benefit of a large Outbuilding (must be seen). Located on the favoured side of Great Dunmow the accommodation includes kitchen/breakfast room, utility, laundry room, downstairs wet room, 3 reception rooms, cellar, 4 bedrooms and a bathroom. Further benefits include secluded garden, walk to town, Planning permission to do a loft conversion (see agents notes) large outbuilding with scope, and parking.

Features include:

  • Georgian Family Home
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Utility
  • 3 Receptions Rooms
  • Secluded Garden
  • Downstairs Wet Room
  • Parking
  • Wealth Of Period Features

For more information or to arrange a visit please call Intercounty Great Dunmow on 01371 878322 or follow this link.