The popular village of Manuden is located on the Herts/Essex borders and benefits from the highly regarded Manuden Primary School.
There is also a well regarded public house, The Yew Tree and a modern community centre that provides the hub of village life.
The market towns of Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden provide excellent shopping and sporting facilities.
An excellent selection of secondary schools, both state and private, are available within Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden.
Mainline train stations are available at Bishops Stortford, Stansted Mountfitchet and Audley End. These are part of the mainline into Liverpool Street (38 minutes from Bishops Stortford).
The M11 is available at Bishops Stortford with access to the A1 and the M25.
The Hayloft at Battles Hall Barns was converted in 2012 and forms part of a small private development of just five other homes. Set at the end of a gravelled driveway, a set of gates open onto a private parking area for this home, swinging around to access the double garage.
The entrance hallway is an impressive glazed and galleried space with much natural light and opening into the principal reception areas.
The open plan kitchen / living / dining area is an L shaped space which provides the hub for family living. This leads through into a vaulted lounge, drawing room with a wood burner and an additional family room that has been used as an office/bedroom. There is also a boot room / utility giving an everyday access to the house from the parking area.
The main bedroom with en suite shower room is located on the ground floor. There is also a guest bedroom next to a further shower room.
Upstairs there is a galleried landing with a store room in the eaves and three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
On the outside, the gardens wrap around the house and provide hedged borders, patio and a raised lawn area. The boundary to the open field adjoining has a post and rail fence and a secondary gateway.
SAT NAV POSTCODE CM23 1BJ. As you leave Manuden village, heading North, turn left up the hill signposted to Maggots End. Around a mile further along on the right you will see the driveway for Battles Hall Barns - The Hayloft is the first barn on the left.