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TENURE: Freehold

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An attractive and imposing Grade II listed detached period house set in a picturesque location, enjoying a good degree of privacy and views over rolling countryside, the property features a wealth of historical features which also appeared in the much acclaimed Essex Life magazine.

This stunning home has been the subject of creative and absolutely beautiful refurbishment. In detail the accommodation comprises: on the ground floor, a fantastic luxury farmhouse style kitchen with all built in appliances including a range cooker, feature trusses provide an open plan space to the breakfast area and then onto a beautiful, bright garden room overlooking the landscaped gardens.

An oak latch door leads from the kitchen to the well appointed dining room with a brick and oak fireplace, from here you are led into a delightful sitting room, with windows to the front overlooking glorious open countryside, along with a door to the garden, and attractive brick fireplace with timber mantle and wood burning stove takes centre stage. A spacious study/snug sits to the rear of the property overlooking the gardens and adjacent to this is a downstairs shower room. The study/snug and the shower room could be separated by the addition of an internal door to provide separate living accommodation.

On the first floor the property benefits from four double bedrooms with three of the bedrooms having glorious uninterrupted views across undulating countryside. On this floor there are also two luxury bathrooms, the main bathroom having a roll top bath. All rooms on this floor are accessed from a light and airy landing with exposed beams and wall trusses.


A third of an acre of glorious and idyllic gardens surround the property with feature sculptured lawns, mature trees and bushes, an array of well stocked flower beds as well as beautiful seating areas, and a large terrace from the garden room, ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining. A large gravel driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles along with a detached double garage with space in the loft area for use as a study/work room. A further character outbuilding provides utility space/studio room.

Located a short distance from the market town of Saffron Walden voted in the top 10 market towns in the country, Manor Cottage benefits from excellent primary schools in the village along with much sought after private schools a short distance away . Located only 15 minutes drive from Audley End train station with trains into London Liverpool Street, and Cambridge only a 30 minute drive this outstanding home provides the ideal location both for Country living and accessibility to communication links.

Manor Cottage is an exquisite character home which offers unique and outstanding accommodation in a glorious and idyllic setting.

Agent details

Tucker Gardner Saffron Walden

  • 38 High Street
  • Saffron Walden
  • CB10 1EP
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