Oakfield Lodge, Thaxted, Essex

Guide price: £470,000

3 bedroom detached house for sale

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The main entrance leads into a bright and spacious entrance hall which has been utilised as a study. It features stairs leading to the first floor, exposed timbers, parquet flooring, a useful storage cupboard and access to most of the principal rooms on the ground floor. The living room spans the entire rear of the property and features parquet flooring, patio doors allowing access to the rear garden and a working brick built fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor and is fitted with a range of wall and base units complemented by light wood effect work surfaces. Appliances include an AGA range cooker and stainless steel sink. There is also a handy pantry cupboard within the kitchen and a side door providing access to the rear garden. The dining area features a large window to the side aspect, Velux roof windows and internal access to the utility room and garage beyond. Within the utility room there is space for a washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom with WC.

On the first floor there are two good sized double bedrooms both with in built storage cupboards and a further large single bedroom also with built in storage and views over the rear garden and fields beyond. The spacious family bathroom has recently been completely refurbished and offers a three piece white suite including a bath with shower over, a vanity unit and towel rail. There are also fantastic field views that can be enjoyed from within the bathroom.

Externally, the property has a driveway with parking for several cars leading to a garage with internal access. There is also side access leading to the rear garden which is fully enclosed by an old flint and brick wall and enjoys views over neighbouring gardens and the fields beyond. There is also a paved terrace area ideal for Al Fresco dining.

Thaxted is one of Britain's most attractive and well preserved small towns with it's medieval buildings and quaint streets. The town is situated in open countryside halfway between Saffron Walden and Great Dunmow. The Guildhall is a particularly wonderful building which stands out in the town as does the magnificent church of cathedral proportions. There is also a windmill which dominates the town and surrounding area. There is an abundance of amenities within the town, such as a Post Office, several public houses, restaurants, a butchers and a weekly market. Easy access to Stansted Airport, the M11 motorway and Stansted and Elsenham train stations are within reach for the commuter. Watling Lane itself is a very desirable location with properties rarely coming to market on this road.

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