Savills | High Cross Lane, Little Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1TD | Property for sale
268.49 sq m
Guide price £1,100,000(€1,280,705)

High Cross LaneLittle Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1TD

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Stunning countryside views
  • Lots of character features including a double sided open fireplace in the main reception
  • Not listed, this charming home has further potential to extend (subject to planning permission)
  • Convenient position – rurally located yet 2.5 miles and 2.2 miles of Dunmow and Takeley for shopping facilities
  • The custom designed Annex offers bedroom, wet room, kitchen and lounge with its own parking area and garden

A charming thatched cottage overlooking open countryside. Extended to provide characterful living space and a self-contained annex.

About this property

  • This charming period cottage is not listed and sits in the desirable rural hamlet of Little Canfield on the fringes of Dunmow.

    The current owners have carefully maintained and improved the house over the course of their ownership whilst retaining plenty of the original character.

    The entrance hallway gives access to utility/boot room and a useful ground floor WC/shower room. Just off the hall is a family room with doors opening onto the garden.

    The kitchen has a range of traditional fitted wall and base units and opens into the large, open plan lounge/dining room with a feature stock brick double sided fireplace as its centrepiece, housing a wood burner stove. This room is dual aspect with some lovely views over the gardens and open countryside.

    Moving upstairs there are four bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and the main bedroom also having a walk-through dressing area. These rooms share the family bathroom/WC.

    On the outside the gardens are a notable feature of this house with a wonderful array of mature shrubs and plants surrounding the lawn area. There is a great aspect over the countryside to the rear. A sheltered space to the side of the kitchen provides a courtyard/seating area – there has been historic planning commission granted here to extend the kitchen further if needed.

    The driveway to the house provides parking for several cars leading up to the garage, which has a storage room above, ideal for conversion to a home office.

    Adjacent to the garage is the self-contained annex. Converted in 2005 it comprises of a single floor living set up with bedroom and ensuite wet room, a lounge with a fireplace and a kitchen/breakfast room. This also has its own driveway and garden space.

    Mains water, mains electricity, oil fired central heating, private drainage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Sometimes a house just ticks all the boxes - location, character and space. This is no exception with some really lovely features. A proper self contained annex adds to the flexibility too!

Justin GodfreyProperty agent

Local information

  • Little Canfield is conveniently located for access to the market town of Great Dunmow which has multiple shopping and schooling for all ages and Bishop's Stortford, which provides further shopping facilities and Bishop Stortford College. Excellent private schooling is also available in the area at Felsted.
  • For the commuter access is also nearby to the A120 dual carriage way providing access to the M11. A main line railway station is available at Bishop's Stortford or Stansted Airport, providing fast commuter services to London's Liverpool Street.

Additional information

  • Directions: SAT NAV postcode CM6 1TD
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold