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Plough Cottage sits at the edge of the quiet country village of Radwinter, near Saffron Walden in Essex. Originally dating back to the mid 16th century, it retains many character features with the benefit of extensions in the 1980?s and in 2010, offering spacious and well presented accommodati
Plough Cottage sits at the edge of the quiet country village of Radwinter, near Saffron Walden in Essex. Originally dating back to the mid 16th century, it retains many character features with the benefit of extensions in the 1980?s and in 2010, offering spacious and well presented accommodation with three bedrooms, three reception rooms and three bathrooms, including two en-suite. There is parking for three to four vehicles and the garden is easy to maintain.
The current owners have maintained the property to an impeccable standard in their 14 years of occupation and it is in a first class decorative and structural condition.
The location would be ideal for full or part time home workers, with Cambridge 30 minutes, Stansted Airport 20 minutes and Audley End station (55 minutes to London) 15 minutes away. Fibre broadband is available at the property. Radwinter village benefits from a village primary school, church, part time post office and a well regarded pub/restaurant.
Oak framed porch through solid oak front door into:
Family Room 3.1m x 4.9m
A light and spacious room with vaulted ceiling and windows on all four aspects, this was added in 2010 and makes and ideal television, music and general family space. Double French doors opening onto the rear courtyard garden and open access into the kitchen. Double television point, ethernet outlet and wiring around the room for surround sound speakers. Ample power sockets for multimedia systems. Engineered bamboo flooring.
Kitchen 4m x 2.2m
A well equipped kitchen with wood block worktops and a range of floor and wall storage units with under cupboard lighting, integrated NEFF dishwasher and cooker hood and a Rangemaster 90cm double oven and grill with five ring ceramic hob. 1 ½ bowl ceramic sink and drainer with Franke mixer tap. Quarry tiled floor. Door to Dining Room. Doorway through to:
Utility area 1.2m x 2.1m
Quarry tiled floor with space and plumbing for washer/drier, space for fridge/freezer and containing Myson oil fired boiler. Range of wall storage, wine rack and wood block worktops. Door to:Family Bathroom 2.1m x 2.1mQuarry tiled floor. Traditional ?Cottage? style pedestal wash basin, close coupled toilet and bath with antique style ?telephone? bath/shower mixer. Illuminated mirror above basin. Note a plate glass shower screen is available but not currently fitted.
Sitting Room 3.05m x 4m
This is the original 16th century part of the building and is a cosy room with two windows looking over the front garden. Beamed walls and ceilings. Inglenook fireplace with fully operational wood burning stove. Antique wrought iron wall lights. Original beams and timbers give this room immense character and keep it cool in the Summer and warm in the Winter.
Dining Room 4m x 2.9m
Timber framed with exposed beams on two aspects. Windows on two aspects make this a light and airy room. Four antique wrought iron wall lights and central pendant light. Stairs to first floor. Open frame ?window? into sitting room. Feature brick chimney breast. Programmable central heating thermostat. TV aerial distribution unit with spare terminals. Stairs to first floor. Understairs cupboard with hanging space for coats, storage and BT Openreach FTTC phone and broadband master socket.
Bedroom 1 3.55m x 3.38m
This is a light, comfortable room with windows on two aspects overlooking the side and front garden. TV point. Built-in wardrobes with shelves and hanging rails and storage space above. Door to:
Ensuite shower room 2.45m x 1.74m max
Traditional pedestal basin, close coupled toilet and shower cubicle with pumped power Aqualisa Aquatique exposed shower valve and drench head. Shower cubicle fully rebuilt in 2019 using modern waterproof backing boards and sleek white, easy to clean wetroom panels. Heated towel rail. Built-in storage cupboards.
Bedroom 2 2.88m x 3.96m
Part of the original house, this bedroom has bags of character. Exposed original timbers and rafters, and original wide oak floorboards. Pendant light fitting. Window to front aspect. Door to:
Bedroom 2 Ensuite bathroom 2.83m x 2.14m
Built into the eaves this room has a sloping ceiling and small window to the rear aspect. Pedestal basin, close coupled toilet and feature wooden Japanese bathtub with mixer tap and shower attachment. Oak effect vinyl panel flooring. Doorway to airing cupboard housing central heating controls (renewed in 2020) and hot water cylinder. A hugely useful space with room for a clothes airer.
Bedroom 3 3.75m max x 2.65m
Currently used as a study this room can accommodate a single, small double or double bed. TV point. Window to rear aspect. Built-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelves. Loft hatch with retractable ladder accessing a part boarded loft space with insulation to current standards.
OutsideDriveway to front and side with space for two to three cars plus a black limestone paved area in front of porch which will accommodate a further small car. Front cottage garden behind brick and flint walls, laid to small lawn area, flower beds and ornamental box hedging. Rustic gate from roadside leading to cobble path to site of original front door and slate/limestone steps up to lawn.Side gated access to rear courtyard spanning the width of the property.
The courtyard is laid to black limestone paving and is enclosed by high quality close boarded fencing and is West facing, making it a secluded sun trap in the summer. Steps up to small raised area ideal for barbecues.Weatherboarded shed for general garden storage plus close boarded garden/bicycle store. Gate to fully insulated, bunded central heating oil tank.
Outside tap, power supply and light fitting.ServicesMains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Saffron Walden for local shopping and supermarkets five miles. Audley End station eight miles. Cambridge 17 miles.3 bedrooms
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