Open plan kitchen/breakfast room with pantry and utility
Generous lounge with vaulted ceiling
3 receptions, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Rural setting with fantastic unspoilt views
Private driveway and garaging
Grade II listed
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This neatly presented detached period home enjoys a wonderful rural setting.
Cherry Green is a delightful hamlet located between the villages of Thaxted (approx. 3.9 miles) and Henham (approx. 2 miles), surrounded by countryside walks, enjoying wonderful views and within easy reach of commuter links to London, the M11 and Stansted airport.
The sought after village of Henham close by has the benefit of a village shop, public house, parish church, village hall, tennis club and highly regarded jmi school.
The village of Elsenham (approx. 4.9 miles) offers further shopping facilities and a main line railway station with commuter services to London's Liverpool Street (from 55 mins).
The market towns of Thaxted, Saffron Walden and Bishop's Stortford offer a good selection of shopping and sporting facilities, including Waitrose, Aldi, three leisure centres and an array of independent shops.
Schooling for all ages, including Saffron Walden County High and Bishop's Stortford College, are all close by.
Presented to a high standard throughout, this attractive detached Grade II listed thatched cottage dates back to the 17th Century and boasts many period features including exposed beams and a fantastic vaulted ceiling and inglenook fireplace in the lounge.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway which leads through into the principal reception rooms; the sitting room with inglenook fireplace and vaulted ceiling offers a generous space measuring 17'10" x 16'9". The dining room and TV room both have fireplaces, and the TV room with open fire can also be accessed from the hallway. The country style kitchen flows around a central Aga and offers space for a dining table and providing access to the garden. A utility room and pantry also feature.
Upstairs are 5 double bedrooms including an impressive master bedroom with dressing area and en suite bathroom plus shower. Here views across the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed. There is also a family bathroom located on this floor.
Outside, the property is approached by a private shingle driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and leads to the single attached garage. The south-east facing garden of approximately a third of an acre wraps around the house and offers a mature landscaped setting in which to enjoy the lovely views of surrounding countryside.
Agent's note: Planning permission exists to convert the garage into a ground floor bedroom with en suite facilities. Consent also granted to open up the kitchen to provide an open plan kitchen/family room. Plans are available at
Square Footage: 2701 sq ft
From Bishop's Stortford take the B1383 to Stansted Mountfitchet. In Stansted turn right at the crossroads on to Chapel Hill and at the bottom turn left on to Lower Street. Fork right at the traffic lights on to Grove Hill and pass through Elsenham. On leaving Elsenham turn left signposted Henham, continue through the village until reaching a t-junction turning right. Continue on Chickney Road turning right towards Cherry Green/Broxted. Continue along this road turning left towards Cherry Green and once in Cherry Green follow the road to the green where a signpost to the right will take you to Walkers.
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