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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale 'Puddingstone House', constructed in late 2018 and completed in 2019, located in a private and idyllic setting in the highly desired village of Barley. This is no ordinary new build, but an individual design, constructed by very well-regarded local family builders. With accommodation in excess of 3000 sq ft of the highest quality and with exceptional attention to detail, you must view this home to fully appreciate it.
You will find this stunning home central to the village but also located on a secluded private lane. You approach the property past its red brick and flint wall boundary which makes it feel already very well established. With delightful kerb appeal, this partly weather boarded and red bricked home, has a block pavior driveway frontage that provides parking for multiple vehicles and leads to a large garage. Walking through the solid oak entrance door you will instantly see the quality of finish that will be found throughout and a great sense of space that the large entrance hall creates for the rest of the property. This is the perfect modern house that people desire, with large double doors from the hallway opening up to the whole ground floor accommodation and giving immediate access to the family room and open plan kitchen dining with family area.
At this point It is worth mentioning some of the features you will find in this, no expense spared, build. This includes solid oak flooring, sash windows, oak doors, skirting boards and architraves, zonal underfloor heating, solid oak stairway with glass balustrades, alarm system, remotely positioned sky boxes to remove clutter from rooms and working off a matrix for multi channels viewing in each room, CAT 6 caballing throughout for future proofing, data rack, S7 audio system with pre-programmable wall keypads for instant audio entertainment also the CCTV & Audio can be monitored and controlled by a tablet or Smart Phone. There is super-fast broadband connectivity to the property, so ideal if you do work from home.
There are three reception rooms on the ground floor, the aforementioned family room, a study to the front and a lounge to the to the rear with feature modern wood burning stove and bi-fold doors opening the entire room to the rear garden. The show piece and heart of this home has to be the open plan kitchen dining and family room, you could spend the whole day hear as a family and it's the perfect place if you like to entertain. Just like the lounge, you have bi-fold doors that open to the rear garden, it makes the whole inside extend to the outside of the house and flow perfectly, with the adjoining patio area of the rear garden on the same level, absolutely perfect for those summer months. The kitchen includes all the appliances you could possibly dream of in the modern home, including double oven, microwave oven, dish washer, coffee machine, full height fridge and freezer, instant hot water Quooker tap and a central breakfast island with oversized induction hob and downdraught extractor fan. Appliances are of the highest quality and include the brands 'NEFF' and 'AEG'. This showpiece room is completed with feature lighting, ceramic tiled flooring and Quartz work surfaces. Completing the ground floor is a utility room, again with integrated appliances, and the always essential cloakroom toilet.
Going to the first floor this home just continues to impress. The large galleried landing gives access to four generous double bedrooms, there will be no fighting over who has the small bedroom in this house. The master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe with fully fitted cupboards and storage, the size of many homes bedroom, which then leads in to a luxurious four piece en-suite bathroom with double shower cubicle and freestanding roll top bath. The guest bedroom, of not dissimilar proportions, also has a dressing area and its own en-suite shower room. The third and fourth double bedrooms share another high quality family bathroom.
If the inside of the home has already sold itself to you, then the outside won't let it down. The property has a generous enclosed rear garden, something you don't find on many recently constructed homes, and is mainly laid to lawn with a large patio area. The gardens are delightfully surrounded by mature trees creating a great sense of privacy and also making you feel like you are in a remote country setting.
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, garage, well supported town hall, stunning village church, riding school, village shop, primary school, recreation ground 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 commute. Barley is within an easy drive of the towns of Royston, Saffron Walden or the university city of Cambridge.
Call Ensum Brown today to arrange your private viewing time of this exceptional home, you will never wish to leave!