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Property Listing Details

2 bed detached house for sale

Poppy Cottage, The Street, Great Saling, Essex CM7

  • Sold subject to contract
Guide price


Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Freehold
  • Self contained annex
  • Picturesque village location
  • Grade II listed
  • Period features
  • Garage
  • Driveway

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Since listed: 446 page views


**guide price £400,000 - £425,000**

This charming two bedroom Grade II listed detached cottage is believed to date back to the 16th century and has been lovingly restored and renovated to a very high standard throughout, whilst retaining its charming character and period features.

The internal accommodation boasts two reception rooms, kitchen/diner, bathroom and two bedrooms. Externally, the property benefits from its own self-contained detached annex, beautifully maintained mature rear garden with various outbuildings, private courtyard, detached garage and driveway, allowing off street parking.

This exceptional and unique cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Great Saling which is situated only 5.7 miles from the nearest town of Braintree providing easy access routes via the A120 to Stansted, M11 and London and offers direct railway links to London Liverpool Street.

Entrance Hall

Wooden entrance door, window to side aspect, smooth ceiling with wooden beams, storage cupboard, exposed brick fireplace with listed bread oven, tiling to floor with underfloor heating.

Lounge (16' 8" x 11' 6")

Double glazed bay window to rear, glazed window to rear, smooth ceiling with wooden beams, exposed brick fireplace, tiling to floor with underfloor heating, log burner.

Kitchen/Diner (15' 7" x 10' 5")

Window to front, french doors to front leading out to courtyard, smooth ceiling with inset spotlights and wooden beams, wood burner, a range of base level units, space for Rangemaster cooker and other further domestic appliances, butler sink, tiling to floor with underfloor heating.

Master Bedroom (9' 2" x 8' 9")

Window to front, smooth ceiling with wooden beam, fitted wardrobes, exposed brick fireplace.

Bedroom Two (8' 8" x 6' 11")

(Formerly a dressing room and en suite) Window to front, smooth, fitted wardrobe.


Velux window to side aspect, smooth ceiling with inset spotlights, suite comprising; low level wc, vanity wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment over, tiling to floor with underfloor heating.

Rear Garden

Commencing with paving with remainder laid to lawn, mature shrub and flower borders, patio area, various outbuildings.

Self Contained Detached Annexe

Comprising of lounge/bedroom, shower room, and kitchen.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Braintree 4.1 miles
  • Braintree Freeport 4.8 miles
  • Shalford Primary School 2.1 miles
  • Rayne Primary and Nursery School 2.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Braintree 4.1 miles
  • Braintree Freeport 4.8 miles
  • Shalford Primary School 2.1 miles
  • Rayne Primary and Nursery School 2.4 miles

Market stats

Sale activity

Average estimated value for a house in CM7:

  • £425,858
  • Price decrease

  • -£19,390
  • (-4.355%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

  • Properties sold


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Looking for an investment? The average rent for a 2 bedroom house in CM7 is currently:

£914 pcm

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
13th Jul 2018 £400,000 Price reduced by £25,000
28th Jun 2018 £425,000 First listed

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