2 bed semi-detached house for sale The Avenue, Dunmow CM6
- Dunmow St Mary's Primary School0.5 miles
- Great Dunmow Primary School0.8 miles
- Stansted Airport4.7 miles
- London Stansted Airport5.7 miles
Features and description
- Semi Detached Period Home
- Double Glazed Throughout
- Gas Central Heating
- Potential for Off Street Parking s.t.c.
- Scope to Extend s.t.c
- Good Sized Rear Garden
- Two Bedrooms
- First Floor Bathroom
- Desirable Road Within the Town
- Early Viewing Essential
Period property with heaps of potential and situated along 'The Avenue' a desirable road comprising of a mixture of character properties within the town centre. This property has a good sized rear garden and in our opinion offers scope to extend and provide off street parking s.t.c.
The location Great Dunmow, the 'meadow on the hill', was originally a Roman settlement. With the rise of commerce and the wealth of merchants, money flowed into the town and Great Dunmow prospered. Many buildings survive from this period of growth and the charming 16th century town hall, which is now the local museum, is an exceptional example.
Positioned half-way between Bishop's Stortford and Braintree, Great Dunmow, which on one occasion was ranked the fourth best place to live in the United Kingdom in a Halifax survey, is rich with green spaces and farming history. Its excellent road and rail links made it the obvious choice for a market, which is still held to this day.
The town is most noted for the continuing tradition of the Dunmow Flitch Trials.Mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, every leap year couples have to convince six local bachelors and six local maidens that for a year and a day they haven't wished they'd not married. If successful they are paraded along the High Street to receive a salted and cured side of bacon – a flitch.
Such community spirit is still strong in Great Dunmow. Now home to around 10,000 people, Dunmow's position has made it a favourite for locals and commuters alike. The town has grown and developed with time and incorporated its past into the present. This balance of historic interest and modern need has produced a town of unique character and charm, nowhere more obvious than in the buildings and appearance of the high
street in the centre of town, just round the corner from this tree lined street.
Entrance hall Replacement uPVC double glazed window to side, radiators, stairs, part glazed entrance door,
lounge 12' 11" x 12' 2" (3.96m x 3.72m) Replacement uPVC double glazed bow window to front, coal effect gas fireplace with wooden surround (not connected), radiator, telephone point, TV point, coving to ceiling, door to:
Kitchen 12' 2" x 7' 6" (3.72m x 2.31m) range of base and eye level units with sink unit, built-in integrated fridge/freezer and washing machine with fitted eye level electric double oven and built-in four ring electric hob with extractor hood over, replacement uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, part glazed side door to the garden.
landing doors to ;
bedroom 1 15' 6" x 9' 9" (4.74m x 2.98m)max Replacement uPVC double glazed window to front, radiator.
Bedroom 2 11' 2" x 7' 6" (3.42m x 2.31m) Replacement uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, coving to ceiling.
Bathroom Fitted with three piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC, tiled splashbacks, replacement uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator.
Outside The front garden could be made into a parking area (subject to consent). Gated side access leads to the rear which is a good size mainly laid to lawn with flower borders. Ornamental pond and patio area.
Just outside the kitchen is an outside toilet (not connected) and further brick storage cupboard. These could be incorporated into the kitchen if required (subject to consent).
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