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London Road, Sawbridgeworth

  •   3 Bedrooms
  •   2 Bathrooms
  •   3 Receptions

A delightful Grade II Listed weather boarded cottage, unusually large, ‘L’ shaped rear garden with useful outbuilding, ideally situated ...


Key features

  • Grade II Listed Character Cottage
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Many Period Features
  • Village Centre Location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Large Garden
  • Useful Outbuilding/Home Office

Full property description

A delightful Grade II Listed weather boarded cottage, unusually large, ‘L’ shaped rear garden with useful outbuilding, ideally situated in the heart of Sawbridgeworth Town centre and within walking distance from all of its fantastic local amenities including shops, for all of your day-to-day needs, sought after primary and senior schools, cafes, public houses and mainline train station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge.

68 London Road, as mentioned, is a stunning Grade II Listed cottage, with many period features throughout. It also benefits from having a good sized living room, study/office, dining room, bespoke kitchen, two bath/shower rooms and three bedrooms. The garden measures 100ft by 60ft and includes a useful former apple store building to the rear of the garden. The property also has a driveway and off road parking for 2 vehicles. Only by internal viewing will the charm and character of this property be fully appreciated.

Period door with character brass work and wrought iron work leading to:

Spacious Entrance Hall
12' 9" x 9' 0" (3.89m x 2.74m) with sash window to front, stripped wooden floor boards, brick fireplace with brick hearth, carpeted turned staircase to first floor with understairs storage, built in cupboards.

Living Room
18' 4" x 12' 0" (5.59m x 3.66m) lit by two sash windows to front aspect. A feature of this room is the red brick fireplace with raised hearth, wooden mantle and surround. Built-in shelving and cupboard, double radiator, exposed studwork and fitted carpet.

7' 2" x 6' 8" (2.18m x 2.03m) with window to rear overlooking the garden, single radiator, exposed timbers and studwork, wooden flooring.

Dining Room
15' 6" x 7' 10" (4.72m x 2.39m) with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and studwork, two windows to rear, cast iron arched topped feature fireplace with brick hearth, double radiator, wooden panelling, further radiator, pine wooden floor boards, large double height walk-in storage cupboard with hanging space.

15' 4" x 9' 4" (4.67m x 2.84m) a beautiful bespoke distressed finished solid Oak handmade kitchen with base and eye level units and solid Oak work surfaces. Inset Butler sink with hot and cold taps, Fired Earth complementary tiled surrounds, recess for gas cooker, recess for fridge/freezer, fully integrated Neff washing matching, integrated Neff dishwasher, integrated Neff microwave, radiator. This is a beautiful room which is set off by the vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and studwork, window overlooking rear garden, part glazed door to rear, large useful larder cupboard, cupboard housing combi gas boiler, quarry tiled flooring.

Ground Floor Bathroom
14' 0" x 15' 8" (4.27m x 4.78m) with a period feel to complement the rest of the house with a freestanding claw and ball fitted bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, part wooden panelled walls, part Fired Earth ceramic tiled walls, part vaulted ceiling, double radiator, travertine flooring with underfloor heating, window to side

First Floor Landing
With side hung sash window to rear overlooking garden, single radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1
10' 10" x 8' 10" (3.30m x 2.69m) with sash window to front, access to loft space, feature cast iron fireplace with wooden surrounds and mantle, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2
9' 2" x 7' 6" (2.79m x 2.29m) with sash window to front, double radiator, built-in cupboard with a period door, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3
8' 10" (max) x 7' 0" (2.69m x 2.13m) ’ is ‘L’ shaped with a sash window to front aspect. Currently used as a dressing room with single radiator and fitted carpet.

Shower Room
Fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen and wall mounted shower, flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback, travertine tiled flooring, extractor fan.


The Rear
A particular feature of the cottage is the large ‘L’ shaped, landscaped rear garden which measures 100’ x 60’. Directly to the rear of the property is an Indian sandstone paved patio area with outside lighting which is ideal for outside entertaining. To the right of the patio is a timber storage shed. A pathway leads to a further extensive patio area with reclaimed Essex brick retaining walls. The garden is partially laid to lawn with various herbaceous borders. To the right side there is also a vegetable garden. Historically having been part of the Sawbridgeworth Orchards, the garden enjoys many well established fruit trees including pear, damson, apple and cherry. A gate gives side access to the front.

Former Apple Sorting Shed
17' 6" x 11' 10" (5.33m x 3.61m) with pitched roof, power and water laid on, windows to side and accessed via a large opening door to front. Surrounding the apple store is a shingled area with reclaimed Essex brick retaining walls and herbaceous borders. The whole garden is fully enclosed by quality wooden fencing.

The Front
There is a parking area for two cars with a brick pathway leading to the front door and herbaceous border. Surrounded by a white picket fence.

Local Authority:
East Herts District Council
Band ‘D’

Strictly by appointment with WRIGHT & CO

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