Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this end of terrace cottage set in a tranquil setting, surrounded by countryside, within the highly sought after village of Barley. Now stamp duty exempt this 3 bed cottage, with generous garden is perhaps an ideal first purchase, home for a small family or an even an ideal spot to retire. Viewing is highly recommended for full appreciation.
Approaching the property you will immediately see the property has character and charm and it is idyllic being on a country lane, on the outskirts of the village, being surrounded by other beautiful period homes. Many months of the year you will also find beautiful roses that cover the side of this delightful home. On entering the property you will see how the property feels light and spacious, with the main reception room having been opened up historically in to an open plan lounge and dining room. The feature open fireplace with wood burning stove is a fantastic focal point and perfect for the winter months and nights.
Through to the rear of the ground floor accommodation you have a kitchen breakfast room that overlooks and gives access to the rear garden through large double doors. The kitchen has all the space required for a modern home with space for all the appliances you could need and the breakfast bar is ideal to allow this to also be a social space, especially ideal if you have children.
The first floor accommodation includes 3 bedrooms, a generous master with build in range of wardrobes and two further well-proportioned bedrooms. All bedrooms are served by a first floor family bathroom with re-fitted three piece suite in white, including a panelled bath with shower over and glass screen, low level w.c., wash hand basin and chrome heated towel rail. The bathroom is nicely completed with both floor and wall tiling and inset ceiling spotlights.
Going outside you will find the generous rear gardens a fantastic feature of this home. There is currently a delightful combination of decking, lawn and vegetable planting. The gardens are mature and feel particularly private and also gives rear access to the single garage.
Come and take a look at this fabulous cottage that still offers great potential to add further value.
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, 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 commuter. Royston station is just a 10-15 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.
VIEWINGS - COVID-19
Viewings on properties are allowed to commence. As an agent we take the responsibility of the health of our clients and viewers extremely seriously. Therefore we have measures in place to conduct this in a safe and sensible manner. We will ask our home owners to be out or in the garden. We will ask for no contact on arrival, but we will greet you with our usual smile as we put on our face masks. We will provide you with a face mask also, along with protective gloves. We will keep a safe distance but be there to answer any questions you may have. If you have had any symptoms of the Coronavirus, we ask you to wait 14 days before joining us on a viewing. We look forward to meeting you!
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