This beautifully finished converted barn, offers a wealth of character, combining new with old and has been extended over the years to create a fabulous family home. The property sits on a plot approaching 2 acres with formal gardens to the front and back, double garage and driveway parking for numerous vehicles. The property offers flexible & spacious living accommodation comprising 3 reception rooms, garden room and kitchen/breakfast room. Principle Bedroom with en-suite shower room and a further 3 double bedrooms, plus and office/bedroom 5 and shower room. EPC D (solar panels provide cost effective running costs).
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The Setting Located in very private part of Little London, just outside the pretty and sought after village of Berden, with an active village community based around the village hall and St Nicholas Church. There is a large convenience store in the nearby village of Clavering (approximately 1.5 miles away). The property is surrounded by beautiful country walks and located close to the Herts/Essex border and approximately 7 miles north of the market town of Bishop’s Stortford and 8.5 miles to Saffron Walden, both offering an extensive range of amenities, various shops, restaurants and sporting facilities, excellent schooling for all ages. There are mainline railway stations at Bishop’s Stortford and Stansted Mountfitchet with direct links to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. Stansted Airport and J8 of the M11 are approximately 10 minutes by car.
The Accommodation A stunning glazed entrance hallway with tiled flooring, situated centrally gives access to living accommodation with steps leading up to the family room and through to the drawing room with woodburning stove and access to the garden room/conservatory. From the family room further doors lead to the fourth bedroom, the principle bedroom with built-in wardrobes, windows overlooking the courtyard and a sizable en-suite shower room. The dining room is also situated to the rear of the property with lovely views to the rear garden and courtyard. From the dining room a door gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room which has been fitted with a good range of bespoke wall and base units and a beautiful fitted breakfast booth, tiled flooring and stable door to the courtyard and terrace area. A further doorway from the kitchen opens to a second hallway with staircase leading down to two double bedrooms, one having en-suite bathroom facilities and there is a separate shower that completes this floor, with a further set of stairs leading up to the main entrance hallway. The staircase also rise from the inner hallway to the first floor landing area with doors to a stunning bedroom/games room with floor to ceiling feature window offering views over neighbouring countryside and the front gardens and there is a good sized study/office that completes this floor.
Outside In a tucked away and very private location, electronically operated gates open onto a long gravel driveway with the majority of the garden situated either side which is predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and hedgerows to the boundaries and there is an ornamental pond. A summerhouse is located halfway down the garden and there are kennels and dog runs for 3 or 4 dogs and a large outbuilding/storage shed. A parking area to the front of the property can accommodate numerous vehicles and there is a further gateway giving access to the rear of the property which leads to the double garage with electronically operated doors and additional storage with further parking spaces in front. There is also access to the separate utility room with a large cellar below for wine storage. A lovely heated greenhouse which has water and power and views over surrounding countryside. The remainder of the garden has been fenced and is laid to lawn with access to the fields beyond for walking.
Services Oil fired central heating, private drainage, water (water softener) & electricity are connected. Solar panels that supply hot water and electricity and feed-in tariff.
Local Authority Uttlesford District Council
Council Tax Tax Band G
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