Barn conversion with over two acres plus outbuilding near Saffron Walden in Essex
Three to four bedroom barn conversion with large outbuilding and two and a quarter acres of land near Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden in Essex and within easy reach of both Stanstead Airport and London by train
A charming barn conversion set within two and quarter acres of gardens and grounds with a 2,000 sq ft modern barn / workshop, double garage and carport.
Stansted Airport 3.5 miles (Liverpool Street station 45 minutes), Saffron Walden 11 miles, Bishops Stortford 8 miles, Braintree 15 miles, Cambridge 28 miles.
Set within open countryside, The Old Dairy was converted in 1998 by Sarbir Developments to a high standard and offers well presented accommodation with a wealth of character features and high quality fittings. Beautifully set within the two and quarter acre plot, the barn is accessed via a long private driveway. There is also a pretty courtyard and double garage. Just behind The Old Dairy is a modern barn / workshop with space measuring approximately 2,000 sqft.
Special features of the property include:
Entrance Hall / Snug with stone flooring and fireplace
Sitting / Dining Room with high vaulted ceiling, full height window, heavy oak staircase to first floor and Gallery,
High quality Kitchen with central island unit with granite work surface
Oil fired central heating with cast iron radiators
Sealed unit double glazing
Double garage plus cart lodge
2,000sqft barn / workshop
The Accommodation is arranged as follows:
HALL / SNUG:
Flagstone floor, full height redbrick fireplace with stone hearth, exposed beams.
SITTING / DINING:
Dining Area - Oak flooring, full height window to front, exposed beams and high vaulted ceiling, heavy reclaimed oak staircase to the first floor. Sitting Room Area - Oak flooring, solid fuel burner with stone hearth, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, window and door opening to rear terrace.
DINING ROOM / BEDROOM 4:
Exposed floor boards.
Glazed door to the front and further doors to:
An Imperial period style suite with high level cistern, pedestal hanb basin and shower cubicle, exposed floor boards.
STUDY / DRESSING AREA:
Built-in wardrobes/cupboards, telephone point, open to:
Partially vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, french doors overlooking the courtyard.
Fitted with a range of pine fronted cabinets comprising, cupboards and drawers with wooden work surfaces over, inset 1.5 bowl enamel sink unit with drainer, integrated Neff dishwasher, Neff electric oven with ceramic hob with extractor above inset into a brick surround, two glazed display cabinets, space and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer, trap door to shallow wine store, slate flooring. Open plan to Breakfast Area - slate flooring, semi-vaulted ceiling.
REAR LOBBY / UTILITY ROOM:
Floor standing oil fired central heating boiler, cupboards and drawers with work surfaces above and stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, part tiled walls, cupboard housing consumer unit and hot water cylinder.
Overlooking the drawing/dining area with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
High vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, eaves storage cupboard and steps up to a hatch style door opening to:
'Imperial' period style suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal hand basin, double shower cubicle, part panelled walls.
Exposed beams, wooden return staircase to: EN-SUITE: 'Imperial' white period style suite comprising roll top bath with claw feet, low level w.c, pedestal hand basin with tiled splashbacks and exposed beams.
The barn is approached off a long driveway which leads to a private gravelled drive giving access to an enclosed courtyard with double garage 15' x 17' 8" and an additional open bay 11' 5" x 17' 8" to one side. In addition there is a further shingle driveway which leads to the workshop / barn with further parking to the front. Directly to the rear of the property is a particularly attractive paved courtyard with box hedging and herbaceous borders and a Yorkstone terrace.
The Old Dairy is centrally positioned within the two and quarter plot which has a range of lawned areas with far reaching countryside views along with large pond and jetty.
Modern barn / outbuilding measuring approximately 2,000 sqft with a concrete floor and a pitched roof. The building incorporates a large cloakroom with low flush w.c and an enamel twin sink unit. This area has been in the past used for car storage of classic cars and is ideally suited for that or similar.