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£850,000 Guide Price

High Street, Barkway, Royston

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this simply stunning, 3 bedroom, period home dating back to around 1590. Accommodation, in excess of 2000sq ft, has been updated in recent years to an exceptional standard and the property sits on a generous plot with beautifully landscaped gardens.
3 Bedrooms
4 Receptions
3 Bathrooms
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PROPERTY INSIGHT
Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this simply stunning detached period home that originally dates to around 1590, with some later additions extending the property to the rear. If you're looking for a home with kerb appeal, then they don't get any better than this! Full of character and period charm, the accommodation has been sympathetically updated in recent years to an exceptional standard with a perfect combination of a wealth of period features and contemporary finishing. Accommodation is both spacious and flexible, in excess of 2000sq ft and with further potential to add to the rear if desired, subject to planning permissions.

As you approach the property there is a private drive to the side that leads to double gated access to the rear of the plot, where you will find a detached garage and a gravelled driveway for multiple vehicles. This is rare to find with a period home in such a position. From here you can enter the property through the rear, it's extremely convenient.

Entering the property, from the front entrance, you will immediately be wowed by the obvious quality and finish of this home. Through the porch and into the split-level main sitting room, you will see feature wooden beams and a stunning feature fireplace with wood burning stove, just some of the features that you will see throughout. It's a fantastic, light and airy, room with dual aspect windows and double doors leading to the rear gardens.

In addition, on the ground floor, you have a large snug, again with feature Inglenook fireplace, formal dining room and also a family room, a rear extension. This room has excellent flexibility of use and could be a home office or a fourth bedroom, with a conveniently situated bathroom adjoining. Completing the ground floor is a kitchen with pantry, re-fitted with a range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. Integrated appliances include an eye level double oven, four ring gas hob with extractor over, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. Superbly completed with tiled splash backs, tiled flooring and inset ceiling spotlights.

Going to the first floor, this home continues to impress. The generous landing space could easily be a perfect reading spot or even be used as a study area. There are three bedrooms, 2 generous double bedrooms and a good-sized single room. The stunning master bedroom includes a dressing area with build in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. Also, on the first floor, is a further shower room to serve the other two bedrooms, like the rest of this home is completed to an exceptional standard.

Outside, to the rear, the enclosed walled garden has been beautifully landscaped and benefits from an excellent degree of privacy. There is a perfect combination of a lawned area, raised patio area to benefit from the sun all day through, well stocked flower and shrub borders and a mature tree with water feature under. It's a tranquil space to spend the day with the family, with a friend or even on your own for some peace and quiet.

Call Ensum Brown today to arrange your private viewing appointment of this stunning period home. Homes like this just don't come on market very often, so don't delay or you could miss out on your dream home.

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LOCATION - BARKWAY
Barkway is a long-established village in the North Hertfordshire, about five miles south-east of Royston, 35 miles from London and 15 miles from the centre of Cambridge. Barkway is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside but you are also ideally located close to many major road networks such as the A10 and M11, within 30 minutes' drive of Stansted airport and if you like to go in to London by train or you're a commuter then Royston station is approximately a 10 minute drive away with multiple trains each hour to London Kings Cross, as quick as 38 minutes.

The village itself has a real sense of community with many clubs and groups. For education you have Barkway VA Church of England First School and there are other local primary schools in nearby villages, a selection of secondary schools or private education. The village has many amenities including the new ' Barkway Pavilion' and community room situated on Barkway recreation ground. The Tally Ho pub is popular with the locals, whether your looking to have a quick drink, something to eat or perhaps to join in with the local quiz night. Other notable hotspots within the village include the Village Hall, The Reading Room, The Wagon Wash as well as The Church and The Chapel.

Just a couple of miles up the road you have the equally beautiful village of Barley which has a village shop, garage, doctors surgery and the 'Fox & Hounds' village pub, a recently renovated pub and restaurant that people come from miles around to visit that has already been nominated for a Michelin star and voted in the top 50 gastropubs in the country. If you're looking for a supermarket then Royston has a Tesco, Marks & Spencers, Morrisons and Aldi.

If you don't know Barkway, take a visit today, you may well want to make this your forever home!

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