Peacock Cottage, Crawley End

Herts, SG8 8QJ


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PEACOCK COTTAGE is a beautifully presented three bedroom detached Grade II Listed thatched cottage located in the ever popular village of Chrishall. The property is well located for easy access to Audley End or Royston mainline stations for connections into London, plus is within easy reach of local amenities such as the award winning Red Cow Public House. The village also has its own shop, an excellent village primary school and a village hall which holds a multitude of different events and clubs. Entering into the property you are welcomed by a spacious entrance hallway which has doors that lead off to the dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room/cloakroom and stairs rising to the first floor. The dining room and living room are situated at the front of the property in the stunning seventeenth century timber frame structure where the timbers remain exposed throughout this section. The living room features an inglenook fireplace and original bread oven. There is also a door to the rear garden and a wonderful bay window to the front aspect. The kitchen/ breakfast room is situated to the rear of the property, along with the family room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching base and eye level units with wooden work surfaces, space for a range-style cooker, butler sink, integrated fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a door to the garden patio area and French doors that lead into the family room. The family room has a further set of French doors that open onto the garden and a built-in bookshelf. The cloak/utility room comprises a WC, wash basin and space for a washing machine and tumble-dryer.

Upstairs, the landing area provides access to all three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is located to the rear and has a built-in wardrobe and its own en suite shower room. Bedroom two has exposed beams and a fitted wardrobe and bedroom three also benefits from exposed timbers and has a fitted desk and cupboard. The family bathroom comprises a three-piece suite with a wash hand basin, WC and bath with shower over.

OUTSIDE, to the front of the property a shingle driveway provides off-street parking for at least three cars and a small area of lawn sits adjacent. A single garage sits to the side of the property with double doors to the front and a courtesy door to the rear leading to the garden. The private west facing rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, is surrounded by shrub and flower borders and has a patio area to the side, leading from the kitchen/breakfast room. The rear garden measures approx. 42ft x 33ft.

CHRISHALL is a delightful village on the Essex/Hertfordshire border, some 12 miles south of Cambridge. There is a lovely pre-school and excellent primary school available in the village with secondary schooling in Melbourn and Saffron Walden along with independent schools for all age groups in Cambridge. The picturesque market town of Saffron Walden (7.5 miles) provides an excellent range of day-to-day shopping facilities and Saffron Hall, an award-winning, 740 seat performance space/concert hall within the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School.

Chrishall village has a village hall, a cricket club, library and award winning Public House, The Red Cow. It is well located for access to both Cambridge and London. Royston is 7 miles to the south west offering trains to London Kings Cross from 35 minutes. Audley End station is 5.6 miles for trains to London Liverpool Street, around 50 minutes, and Cambridge, around 20 minutes. Whittlesford Parkway is 7.5 miles, also with regular trains to London Liverpool Street. J10 of the M11 is about 3 miles away and provides excellent road links to Stansted Airport (22 miles) and the M25.

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