LONGACRE is a unique and highly individual semi detached family home nicely situated in the peaceful hamlet of Catmere End placed to the west of Saffron Walden within a convenient distance of the town itself, all local amenities, schooling and Audley End mainline station. The property has been altered and enlarged over the years to now provide enormously versatile living accommodation which enjoys an array of period features including exposed beams and timbers, brick fireplaces and some attractive wood and tiled flooring. The front entrance porch leads into the property where a door opens to the main reception hall where a secondary staircase rises to the first floor and doors lead to the principal accommodation. There are 6 reception rooms providing enormous flexibility of use including a lovely sitting room which looks out to the front featuring a raised fireplace with log burning stove and exposed beams and timbers, behind which sits a studio overlooking the rear garden with two overhead skylights creating a lovely bright interior space. A traditional country-style kitchen contains a range of storage cupboards, work tops, butler sink and space for appliances including a Range cooker and two windows to the front drawing in natural light. There is access to the main entrance hall, door leading into the study, in turn linking to the breakfast room which looks out over the rear garden and has a door opening to outside. A lovely second reception room has windows and part glazed doors looking over the rear garden and features attractive parquet flooring and a fireplace with fitted stove. In addition, a separate dining room looks out to the front, also accessed from the entrance hall, leading to a utility room and ground floor WC. There are two staircases giving access to the first floor accommodation where there are 5 bedrooms in total and access to a boarded loft area. 2 of the bedrooms look out to the front of the property, whilst the other 3 have views to the rear, the master in particular enjoying lovely open countryside views and there are 2 bathrooms; the principal family bathroom containing a 4-piece suite including bath and shower cubicle.
OUTSIDE, the property sits within good sized grounds being set back from the road behind a gravelled front garden area providing off-street parking space for numerous vehicles and bordered by natural hedgerow. The rear garden measures approx. 110ft deep x 54ft wide > 25ft and is laid out predominantly to lawn featuring a large paved patio adjoining the rear of the property providing excellent space for outside entertaining. A timber pergola sits to one side and there is also a useful timber garden shed.