PLOUGH COTTAGE is a charming semi detached period cottage placed towards the edge of this popular and highly regarded Essex village, situated on the eastern side of Saffron Walden yet conveniently placed for access to the town's wide ranging amenities. The property has been altered and enlarged over the years, believed to originally date from the mid C16th with the latest extension being completed around 2010. The property contains many delightful period features in keeping with its original period including exposed beams and timbers, naturally exposed brickwork and lovely fireplace with log burning stove, blending with its more recent additions perfectly creating well balanced and versatile living space. The front door opens into a most attractive sitting room with window to the front and side and double doors opening to the rear garden. A kitchen to one side is well appointed with a range of storage cupboards complemented by beech worktops with space for a Range cooker, integrated dishwasher, attractive tiled flooring and window looking onto the rear garden. A utility room provides further storage cupboards and beech worktops with a quarry tiled floor and additional appliance space. The ground floor bathroom features quarry tiled flooring and contains a white 3-piece suite. The dining room has a dual aspect looking out to the front and side with exposed brick fire breast and staircase rising to the first floor, whilst the beautiful sitting room, forming part of the original property, has 2 windows looking out to the front, an array of exposed beams and timbers and feature brick fireplace with log burning stove. The first floor landing leads to the 3 independently accessed bedrooms, with bedroom 1 having a built-in wardrobe and its own well appointed en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 looks out to the front and features an array of exposed beams and timbers, impressive natural timber floorboards and an en suite bathroom which includes a stylish Japanese wooden bath. The 3rd bedroom has a built-in wardrobe providing ideal space for a single bedroom or home office/study.
EXTERNALLY, the property sits elevated and back from the road behind a front garden area combining lawn, mature planted shrubs, trimmed hedging and paving set behind an attractive brick built wall. An adjacent driveway provides off-street parking space for several vehicles. To the rear is a most attractive and secluded courtyard measuring approx. 46ft wide x 18ft deep, laid with limestone paving with a mature tree set to one side, pedestrian side gate, storage shed and concealed oil tank.