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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Canfield, Dunmow, CM6


Key features

  • Charming Part-Thatched Detached Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 5/6 Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Country Style Kitchen & Breakfast Room
  • Detached Studio/Annex & Garage
  • Additional Parking for Numerous Vehicles
  • Extensive Gardens & Paddock Approaching 3 Acres
  • EPC Rating Exempt

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Property description

This charming Grade II listed detached cottage, dates back to 1500’s and retains many original character features. The property has been extended in recent years and offers generous living accommodation comprising 3 good sized reception rooms, country-style kitchen with breakfast area and wine cellar. Master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom, a further 4/5 double bedrooms, family bathroom and an additional shower room. The property sits in extensive front and rear gardens with detached studio/games room and garage and additional parking for numerous vehicles. There is also a separate paddock of approximately 1.2 acres. EPC Rating Exempt.

To conform with government Money Laundering Regulations 2019, we are required to confirm the identity of all prospective buyers. We use the services of a third party, Lifetime Legal, who will contact you directly at an agreed time to do this. They will need the full name, date of birth and current address of all buyers. There is a nominal charge of £60 including VAT for this (for the transaction not per person), payable direct to Lifetime Legal. Please note, we are unable to issue a memorandum of sale until the checks are complete.

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The Setting
This pretty cottage is located in the semi-rural Essex village of Great Canfield and lies approximately 3 miles south-west of Great Dunmow which offers a comprehensive range of amenities and schooling for all age groups and is within easy access to the acclaimed Felsted School. For commuters, the A120 is approximately 4 miles away with links to the M11, the nearest mainline railway station being Stansted Airport. This is less than 5 miles away with trains to London Liverpool Street (approximately 35 minutes).
Ground Floor Accommodation
A solid wood door opens onto a hallway with tiled flooring, turned staircase to the first floor and downstairs wc and doors leading off to the kitchen and an opening to the dining room area, with feature redbrick wall, solid wooden flooring and beams to walls and ceiling. A further opening leads to a generous and characterful sitting room with large red brick Inglenook fireplace, beams to walls and ceiling and windows to 3 aspects. The country-style kitchen has been fitted with a good range of wall and base units with integrated appliances, granite work surfaces and tiled flooring and boasts fabulous views over the front and rear gardens and surrounding countryside. There is a separate breakfast area with access to a good utility/boot room with external doors to the front and rear gardens and a further door leads to a lovely bright family room with solid wooden flooring, a second turned staircase to the first floor, access to a natural underground spiral cellar (installed by ‘Spiral Cellars’) and it has 3 sets of French doors on all aspects giving access to the garden/patio area and front of the property. A further utility/store room.
First Floor Accommodation
Two staircases access the first floor which offers a master bedroom suite with dressing area and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a dressing area and there are a further 2 double bedrooms and a single bedroom, family bathroom and an additional shower room that complete this floor.
The property is approached by a gated access to a long gravel driveway with gardens to the front which are laid to lawn with mature trees and hedgerows to the borders. Side access leads to the rear garden with a patio/entertainment area to the side of the property whilst the remaining garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a separate 1.2 acre paddock. Additionally, there is a detached single-story studio/games room with toilet and kitchen facilities and a single garage attached.
Oil fired central heating, private drainage, water and electricity are connected.
Local Authority
Uttlesford District Council

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