For Sale
£850,000 Guide Price

High Street, Barley, SG8

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this stunning detached period cottage in Barley, moments away from amenities. This Grade II listed property enjoys beautiful period features, an annexe, a cellar, 3 bedrooms, a southwest enclosed garden, and planning permission alterations.
3 Bedrooms
3 Receptions
2 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this stunning detached period cottage in the popular village of Barley, moments away from amenities. This Grade II listed property benefits from beautiful period features both inside and out, an annexe, a cellar, 3 well-proportioned bedrooms, a southwest-facing enclosed garden, and planning permission to reinstate the fourth bedroom above the lounge. 

This stunning detached period property enjoys excellent kerb appeal, in a sought-after village only moments away from amenities, with a beautiful cream cladding and thatch frontage and double gates through to the rear of the property. This property is also sold with the advantage of already having planning permission granted for alterations.

Upon stepping inside, the entrance hallway is beautifully decorated and welcoming, enjoying stunning period features, exposed beams, upstands and brickwork, vaulted ceilings, wood flooring, room for furniture, and doors through to the downstairs living space, including an ideally situated cloakroom WC.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a magnificent space, with 2 windows to a dual aspect, stunning exposed beams and upstands, a wide range of modern base units, granite worktops, wood flooring, stairs down to a large cellar, a range cooker, a butler sink, an integrated dishwasher and extractor hood, and space for a fridge/freezer, tumble dryer, dining setting and smaller kitchen appliances. 

The lounge is equally truly beautiful, with a large inglenook fireplace, exposed brick chimney breast, vaulted ceilings with a mezzanine to the first floor, plush carpets, exposed beams and upstands, a window and door to the side of the property, double internal doors through to a large and beautifully decorated study, and ample space for a wide variety of lounge and storage furniture. The dining room is another and beautifully decorated reception space, with windows and a door to the garden, exposed beams, upstands and brickwork, an working open inglenook fireplace with a electric stove, plush carpets, sconce lighting, and lots of space for a large dining table, chairs and storage furniture. 

The third bedroom can also be found on the ground floor, benefiting from two Velux windows and integrated storage, and is situated next to the utility/shower room with washing machine, making it ideal as a self-contained guest area if desired. 

Upstairs to the first floor, this stunning period cottage continues to offer attractive and spacious accommodation, with the wide mezzanine landing leading to 2 further large bedrooms, excellent integrated storage, and a family bathroom comprising a freestanding bath, a double sink, a WC and a heated towel rail.

Outside, to the rear, the southwest-facing garden is a spectacular space, fully enclosed by fencing and hedgerows and offering multiple lovely spots to sit and relax in the sun. The garden is laid mainly to lawn, with a herringbone block paved patio, providing lots of space for garden furniture, enjoying meals al fresco and entertaining guests. The borders and beds have been beautifully maintained by the current owners and are teeming with colourful plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. There is also access to a large annexe, and planning permission granted for a shower and WC if desired by the new owners.

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Location - Barley
If you don't know the village of Barley, then whilst your viewing this stunning home take a look around. Unlike most villages, you have plenty of amenities including a post office, well supported town hall, stunning village church, riding school, village shop, primary school, recreation ground including 2 tennis courts and two village pubs. Worth a special mention is the 'Fox & Hounds', 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. You are surrounded by beautiful countryside though you are perfectly located for national road and rail networks, ideal if you are a commuter. Royston station is just a 5 - 10 minute drive away with a regular train service to London Kings Cross. You are close to the M11, A14, A10 and A1, along with just a half an hour drive from Stansted airport. Barley is within an easy drive of the towns of Royston, Saffron Walden or the university city of Cambridge.

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